International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies


:: International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies

ISSN 2228-9860
eISSN 1906-9642


Vol.12(2) (2021)

  • Ultra-Wideband based on Automated Guided Vehicle for Localization

    Hameedah Sahib Hasan (Control and Mechatronics Engineering Department, School of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Johor, 81310, MALAYSIA and Faculty of Engineering, Al-Furat Al-Awsat Technical University, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, IRAQ),
    Mohamad Shukri Zainal Abidin, Mohd Saiful Azimi Mahmud (Control and Mechatronics Engineering Department, School of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Johor, 81310, MALAYSIA),
    Mohd Farid Muhamad Said (School of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Johor, MALAYSIA).

    Disciplinary: Control and Mechatronics Engineering, Navigation Engineering.

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    doi: 10.14456/ITJEMAST.2021.24

    Keywords: AGV; Localization; UWB; Target position; Wireless sensor network; Kinematic control system; Labview.

    Automated Guided Vehicles (AGV) play vital roles in the automation of various processes particularly in the manufacturing industry for distribution of goods, scheduling of machine processes and coordination, and general material flow with high accuracy and precision. In this paper, the localization system using AGV provides information about the dynamic system state, allowing the AGV to predict its position and orientation is designed. At the same time, an Ultra-wideband (UWB) one technology related to wireless sensor network gives necessary information to compensate for the position in terms of (x, y). One of the major challenges is to maintain accurate data for a long time. The localization system consists of four electrical devices with a UWB sensor which is used to get the accurate target position. Two different device locations are used to measure the target position. The obtained results clearly show the accurate localization for different UWB measurements and their quality. Also, the control system for AGV is developed by using a kinematic control system via Labview.

    Paper ID: 12A2C

    Cite this article:

    Hasan, H. S., Abidin, M. S. Z., Mahmud, M. S. A., Said, M. F. M. (2021). Ultra-Wideband based on Automated Guided Vehicle for Localization. International Transaction Journal of Engineering, Management, & Applied Sciences & Technologies, 12(2), 12A2C, 1-12.


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