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American Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. 2016, 4(6), 152-156
DOI: 10.12691/ajeee-4-6-1
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Principles of Smart Car Parking Management System (With Efficient Corridor Lighting)

Sambandh Bhusan Dhal1, , Arun Agarwal1 and Kabita Agarwal2

1Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, ITER, Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan University, Khandagiri Square, Bhubaneswar-751030, Odisha, India

2Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering, CV Raman College of Engineering, Bhubaneswar-751054, Odisha, India

Pub. Date: December 10, 2016

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Sambandh Bhusan Dhal, Arun Agarwal and Kabita Agarwal. Principles of Smart Car Parking Management System (With Efficient Corridor Lighting). American Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. 2016; 4(6):152-156. doi: 10.12691/ajeee-4-6-1


In this system, a RFID reader is used at the entry point for user authentication. A GSM module is used so that the parking slot no, the duration of parking and the fee deducted from his card is sent to the user when he exits the parking space. The lights in the parking space glow only when the vehicle is present. The system is designed in such a way that when it senses a vehicle, it starts functioning and light turns off when vehicle crosses it. The concept can be used for both basement parking and open parking lots. We have added a feature to the design that the system senses the intensity of light. During the day time, when light intensity is high, the lighting system remains off. It is possible because of the use of various motion sensors like IR Sensor, LDR Sensor, ATmega16 microcontroller and with the help of embedded C. IR Sensor detects the motion of the vehicle and allows the light to glow accordingly. LDR Sensor senses the intensity of light and makes the lights to remain off during the day time. ATmega16 is a powerful microcontroller which is used for interfacing and programming purpose which controls the whole system.

RFID reader GSM module IR sensor LDR sensor Embedded C ATmega16 microcontroller

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