An Integrated Solution for Both Monitoring and Controlling for Automization Using Wireless Sensor Networks: A Case Study

  • M. Gnana Seelan
  • Ch. A. S. Murty
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 131)


Temperature monitoring plays a major role in controlling it according to its varied conditions. This process is common in all critical areas like data centre, server rooms, grid rooms and other data communication equipped rooms. This is mandatory for each organization/industry to impart such process, as most of the critical data would be in Data centre along with their network infrastructure which having various electronic, electrical and mechanical devices are involved for data transmissions. These devices are very much depend on the environmental factors such as temperature, moisture, humidity etc., and also emit heat in the form of thermal energy when they are in functional. To overcome these heats, the Server/Data centre room(s) would be engaged with multiple (distributed) Air-conditioning (AC) systems to provide cooling environment and maintain the temperature level of the rooms. With distributed systems, it is difficult to control and maintain steady state in each corner of the room. In general, the manual control (through human involvement) for monitoring and controlling the temperatures of various distributed systems in such data centres. But it needs a continuous human interaction for monitoring the same which is required huge manpower to monitor the same on 60X60x24X7 (every second) basis. This may be time consuming and also prone to human error. The existing method of controlling and monitoring the Air-conditioning systems requires proper wiring technology and also frequent maintenance which could lead to high implementation and Maintenance cost. The proposed paper is the study of automization of monitoring and controlling temperature as per desired requirements with WSN network.


WSN Distributed AC Temperature control Blue-tooth IR circuit Temperature monitoring Data and grid room HVAC 



We are grateful to the Members of Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Hyderabad for providing their technical encouragement and supporting our efforts in the case study for providing a optimized solution for integrated automated temperature monitoring and controlling system.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Development and Advanced Computing(C-DAC)HyderabadIndia

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