Intelligent Irrigation System using PLC

Authors(1) :-Naveen Kumar P

In the present work, attempt has been made to automate the irrigation system without the human interface by using the programmable logic controller. The purpose of this paper is to utilize the available water and electricity in an effective way with increase in the productivity. This paper is to develop a self-governing irrigation system with the use of soil moisture sensor to schedule the irrigation.

Authors and Affiliations

Naveen Kumar P
Mechanical and Automation Engineering, Mahendra Engineering College, Namakkal, Tamil Nadu, India

Irrigation, Automation, PLC, Sensors.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 4 | July-August 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-08-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 257-260
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET162450
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Naveen Kumar P, " Intelligent Irrigation System using PLC, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp.257-260, July-August.2016
URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET162450

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