Keywords : sensor
International Research Journal on Advanced Science Hub,
2021, Volume 3, Issue Special Issue ICIES-2021 4S, Pages 6-11
Accountable for performing important maintenance checks and changes in a high-stakes, high-pressure environment, today’s pit crew teamsare termed to be of equal importance as the driver. Assisting the driver at key moments throughout the race, which could be as many as 500 rounds around the circuit, the average pit stop happens over the course of a swift 12-seconds. There’s no room for error as the pit crew’s precision, timing and decision making is crucial to the safety and resulting performance or the driver and the team as an overall. In a race where every microsecond counts, a wrong decision or a mistake by the crew members for a pit stop will certainly change the result of the race. The crew (and the team) makes the decisions based on vehicle and driver parameters such as individual tire pressure, Fuel level, Driver heartbeat/pulse and also the driver’s body temperature. For this project, Team Xelerate plans to implement an on-board system on a moving vehicle that will read, measure and calculate all the required vehicle parameters using sensors. Parameters such as Engine/Shaft RPM, Velocity, Instantaneous Acceleration/Deceleration and many more shall be fed to a Display module which would be mounted on the steering for better access. Also, by incorporating IOT, all necessary parameters (Vehicle and Driver) would be sent to a secure remote server which would be accessible to all crew members in the pit.