Optimizing the Available Technology: Tunnel Safety and Energy Conservation System

  • Sagar Majumdar
  • Akshansh Jain
  • Harsh Lawaniya
  • Kartik Mudgal
  • Rajesh Singh
  • Anita Gehlot
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 624)


In order to avoid human life risks due to accidents in a tunnel, safety measures are focused upon along with considering the energy conservation methods. Force on the speed breaker due to vehicle’s weight and speed results in power generation, which can be used to light up the whole tunnel. The vehicle counter counts the number of vehicles going inside and coming outside the tunnel, such that traffic inside the tunnel can be controlled using traffic lights, in order to avoid any accident. The proposed system also allows fast evacuation of tunnel when accident occurs, with the help of smoke sensor, hooter as well as manual alarm switch.


Load cell Vehicle counter Smoke sensor Traffic light RF modem 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sagar Majumdar
    • 1
  • Akshansh Jain
    • 2
  • Harsh Lawaniya
    • 3
  • Kartik Mudgal
    • 4
  • Rajesh Singh
    • 1
  • Anita Gehlot
    • 1
  1. 1.Electronics Instrumentation and Control Engineering Department, College of Engineering StudiesUniversity of Petroleum and Energy StudiesDehradunIndia
  2. 2.Department of Computer Sciences EngineeringUniversity of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Energy AcresDehradunIndia
  3. 3.Department of Automotive Design EngineeringUniversity of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Energy AcresDehradunIndia
  4. 4.Department of Power System EngineeringUniversity of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Energy AcresDehradunIndia

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