“Use flow rate sensor to capture water consumption in household and provide visual information via web apps.
The project aims to use a flow-rate sensor to capture water consumption of a household and upload the information of water used and water bill to the web to allow residents to view them in smart devices.
2.0 Project planning:
We made use of a DC pump to simulate water flow into the household. The pump speed is varied by a voltage controller to assimilate real-life conditions of varying water flowing over time. The water pump and flow rate sensor are mounted along a water piping to detect the amount of water flow into the household.”