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Fluid Leakage Detection With AI

Identify leaks by using machine learning and a flowmeter to measure and classify the flow of liquid through a pipe.

Fluid leakage in industrial pipelines can have serious and potentially destructive effects on both the environment and human health.

One of the most significant impacts of fluid leakage is the potential for contamination of soil and water sources. Many industrial fluids, such as oil and chemical compounds, are toxic and can have devastating effects on the ecosystems they come into contact with. For example, an oil spill can contaminate soil and water, leading to the death of plants and animals that depend on these resources. The cleanup process for such a spill can also be expensive and time-consuming, with long-term consequences for the affected area.

In addition to the environmental impacts, fluid leakage can also pose serious health risks to humans. Some industrial fluids, such as chemicals and gases, can be harmful when inhaled or ingested. Even small amounts of these substances can cause serious health problems, including respiratory issues, skin irritation, and even cancer.

Fluid leakage can also cause damage to the pipelines themselves, leading to costly repairs and downtime for the industrial facilities using them. In some cases, the leakage can even lead to explosions or fires, which can cause further damage and put workers and nearby communities at risk.

Overall, fluid leakage in industrial pipelines is a serious issue with far-reaching consequences. It is important for industrial facilities to take steps to prevent leakage and properly maintain their pipelines to minimize the potential for harm to both the environment and human health. This can include regular inspections and maintenance, as well as implementing safety protocols and training workers on how to handle potential leaks. By addressing this issue proactively, we can help protect our planet and keep our communities safe.

As a proposed solution to the issue of fluid leakage in industrial pipelines, we propose the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. With this approach, flow rate sensor data is used to detect leaks in pipelines using machine learning algorithms that analyze changes in flow rates and identify deviations from normal patterns that may indicate a leak. This type of AI technology has the potential to significantly improve our ability to detect and respond to fluid leaks in industrial pipelines, helping to prevent undetected leaks from causing damage. In addition, the use of machine learning allows these systems to improve over time, becoming more accurate and reliable at detecting leaks. By leveraging these technologies, we can more effectively protect the environment and human health, and minimize the costs associated with leaks and their cleanup.

Hardware Requirements
- Seeed Wio Terminal
- Water Flow Sensor

Software Requirements
- Edge Impulse
- Arduino IDE

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