Monitoring the Dynamics and Tracking of a Vehicle Using Internet of Things (IoT)

  • Sri Harsha DorapudiEmail author
  • Vivek Varma Buddharaju
  • V. V. Vimal Varma
  • R. Ramesh
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes on Multidisciplinary Industrial Engineering book series (LNMUINEN)


The demand for Internet use was not limited to day-to-day activities, also its extended use of creating a global platform for machines to make objects smarter which can communicate, dialog, compute, and coordinate. Identifying these advantages of multiple tasking of the machines by the Internet to make the work faster and smoother. This innovative idea of creating a platform for machines using the Internet and to make them smart, they are enabled by embedding electronics into the objects which seamlessly integrate globally resulting cyber-physical infrastructure. The present investigation centralizes the idea of performing dynamic analysis while designing a vehicle by physically embedding the load cell strain gauge sensors at the critical points of stress concentrations on the vehicle that are identified by the software analysis (ANSYS). The strains and the corresponding stresses are measured from the resistance/voltage change of the strain gauges when deformed, using a programmable microcontroller called Arduino. The retrieved data is monitored through the Internet-enabled device by connecting to the cloud using a Wi-Fi modem. These experimental results of the vehicle tracking system and some experiences on practical implementations can be used to perform stress and strain analysis for developing an automobile and also to secure the vehicle from theft, a Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking device is designed using the Internet of things (IoT) with BLYNK, a mobile/PC application.


Internet of things Cyber-physical systems Arduino Load cell strain gauge sensor Global positioning system sensor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringMVGR College of Engineering (A)VizianagaramIndia

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