Date of Award
Master of Science
Electrical and Computer Engineering
In recent years there has been a high demand for wireless devices uses to help automate our lives. In a wireless automation system, sensors are used to collect and send data wirelessly to a server or other sensor nodes in the system. These systems are typically operated on batteries which inherently limits the devices use in specific applications. With the growing need for these devices to be deployed in an environment where being self-standing is necessary. This thesis will cover the development and design of an energy harvesting wireless sensor system which diversifies the usage of these devices.
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