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Dual Microcontroller based Liquid Infusion System

Publication Type : Patents

Thematic Areas : Biotech

Publisher : Amrita Vishwa Vidypeetham

Source : Amrita Vishwa Vidypeetham, Volume US8034019 B2, US20080255517, Number US 11/942,610, India (2011)

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Campus : Amritapuri

School : School of Biotechnology

Center : Biotechnology, Biotechnology Virtual Labs, Cell Biology

Department : biotechnology, Biotechnology Virtual Labs

Year : 2011

Abstract : A highly reliable and robust functioning liquid infusion system for use in biomedical applications comprises a dual microcontroller system where the first microcontroller is configured to administer the liquid and the second microcontroller is configured to monitor the accurate functioning of the system and various performance parameters such as flow rate of liquid, presence of leaks or blocks in the liquid passage, level of drug in the cartridge and battery condition. The liquid injection portion comprises a cylindrical airtight liquid holder or drug cartridge with a movable internal piston that is in contact with a movable stem, and a micromotor, which controls the drug delivery. The system is programmable with a dosing system stored into the driver/monitor microcontrollers. A low power LCD module is used to display the operating parameters with multiple language interface and alarm conditions, if any. The system is also equipped with a system of sensors that trigger an alarm to indicate abnormal conditions.

Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Bipin G. Nair, Guruvayoorappan, K., and Kumar, H., “Dual Microcontroller Based Liquid Infusion System”, U.S. Patent US 11/942,6102011.

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