International Journal of Modern Engineering Research (IJMER)
Mobile Ad-hoc NETwork (MANET) is wireless networks consisting of a collection of mobile nodes with no fixed infrastructure, where some intermediate nodes should participate in forwarding data packets. Energy conservation is a critical issue in ad hoc wireless networks for node and network life. Enhanced Medium Access Control (eMAC) protocol prevents link/routing failures, hidden/exposed terminal problems and broadcast storm problems using an adaptive un-reachability reporting mechanism with more energy consumption. Furthermore, an adaptive table broadcasting technique is proposed to distribute topology information in Mobile Ad hoc NETworks (MANETs). In this paper, a cross layer design for enhancing the distance based broadcasting protocol is proposed in terms of energy consumption.