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Smart Building: Household Utility Monitoring System

Use flow rate sensor to capture water consumption in household and provide visual information via web apps.

1.0 Background:
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.”

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