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Power Spy: An Expandable Power Monitoring System for the Home

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Adams, Andrew
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Mahoney, Nick
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Kinney, Travis
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Legowski, Dr. Stanislaw
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Laramie, Wyoming

University of Wyoming
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2009-05-12

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Current concern about the cost of energy has caused many home owners to examine their own energy use. At the basic level, a homeowner may track their energy consumption simply by way of the monthly electric bill. While this technique is useful for an overall view of household electric use, it is difficult to identify specific high consumption areas. Some current products only allow energy measurements to be displayed near the outlet. In the case of a refrigerator, for instance, these types of products are less than ideal. Our design for an expandable power monitoring system is meant to address the aforementioned issues. The design consists of at least two separate devices known as a Meter and a Base. The Meter is designed to be used between a standard wall outlet (115V 15A) and an appliance or other electrical device. The Base is a storage and interface device which collects data wirelessly from several Meters and serves as an interface to a personal computer. Our goals in designing this system were that it be compact, easy to use, and as cost effective as possible. It is clear from our research that a future design will require various improvements.
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From - Undergraduate Research Day 2009 - Celebration of Research - Abstracts
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Power Monitoring System

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Energy

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Undergrauate Research Day 2009

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