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Simulation of WSN based Accident Monitoring and Avoiding System for BRTS Corridors using Ptolemy II

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
Volume 47 - Number 9
Year of Publication: 2012
Harshal Arolkar
Kashyap Dhamecha
Darshan Patel

Harshal Arolkar, Kashyap Dhamecha and Darshan Patel. Article: Simulation of WSN based Accident Monitoring and Avoiding System for BRTS Corridors using Ptolemy II. International Journal of Computer Applications 47(9):12-16, June 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Harshal Arolkar and Kashyap Dhamecha and Darshan Patel},
	title = {Article: Simulation of WSN based Accident Monitoring and Avoiding System for BRTS Corridors using Ptolemy II},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {47},
	number = {9},
	pages = {12-16},
	month = {June},
	note = {Full text available}


The BRTS buses runs on dedicated corridors, trespassing by other vehicles or objects increase chance of accidents. At present there is no automatic system available for monitoring the movements of bus or avoiding possibility of accidents on BRTS corridor. In this paper we have proposed system that uses WSN to monitor vehicular movement and avoid accidents. Wireless sensor network have became most interesting area of research since last decade. The nodes in wireless sensor networks are capable of monitoring the conditions and co-operatively communicate to the network. Each node in the network has critical impact on the system behaviour, so it is important to simulate the functioning of the nodes before its deployment in real world. In this paper we have simulated an accident monitoring and avoiding system using wireless sensor network for Bus Rapid Transit System. This paper is divided into five sections. Introduction of BRTS and wireless sensor network is given in section I, overview of proposed architecture and its solution is discussed in section II, information of the tool used for simulation is given in section III. Simulation work of proposed architecture for accident avoidance is shown in section IV. Finally conclusion is given in section V.


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