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Power Consumption Based Simulation Model for Mobile Ad-hoc Network

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Mobile ad-hoc network has limited battery power. Power consumption control is the main issue in mobile ad-hoc network. Node battery power is a precious resource that should be used in order to avoid the early termination of nodes. Energy management model and power consumption control flow chart is proposed to control power consumption by reducing data transmit time in mobile ad-hoc network. Simulation model has been used to analysis the energy consumption of a node. This has been achieved by estimating the time spent in transmission of data by node. The proposed model has been simulated using OMNET\(++\) simulator. Simulation results show significant energy savings after applying the proposed model and flow chart.

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Current paper is based on our previous published paper “Literature Survey on Power Control Algorithms for Mobile Ad-hoc Network” by V. P. Singh and Krishan Kumar in same Springer Journal (Journal’s Name-Wireless Personal Communications, October 2011, Volume 60, Issue 4, pp. 679–685). Literature survey was based on energy consumption control problem in mobile ad-hoc network. Energy consumption control is the main issue in ad-hoc network.

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Kumar, K., Singh, V.P. Power Consumption Based Simulation Model for Mobile Ad-hoc Network. Wireless Pers Commun 77, 1437–1448 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11277-013-1589-7

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