A PETROLEUM LEAKAGE DETECTION SYSTEM

Salami S.O (Department of Computer Engineering, Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, Lagos Nigeria.)
Green O.O (Department of Computer Engineering, Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, Lagos Nigeria.)
Akinrinlola Ibitoye (Department of Computer Engineering, Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, Lagos Nigeria.)

Abstract


This paper presents report of a design work on petroleum leakage detection system. It is a system that is designed to monitor seepage of petroleum products across pipeline installations. The design work which was simulated on a PROTEUS software, consists of a gas detecting sensor (GH-312), an 8-bit (AT89C51) Microcontroller, an alarm system and a remote PC. It was implemented as a laboratory prototype to sense seepages, generate an alarm and also send an alert message to a PC at remote location.

Testing of the prototype was carried out in the laboratory using methane gas which is a component gas contained in petroleum products. Result shows an actuated alarm (upon the release of gas from test tube) and an instant alert message on the PC. 


Keywords


pipeline;sensor;microcontroller;detection;alarm

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30564/ese.v2i1.1553

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