Design and construction of a digital water level controller
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Water is not only used at a domestic scale but it empowers main sectors of development including industrial sector, agricultural sector, health etc. Generally, it is used in everything from man’s welfare to his work. The report encompasses all the steps that were gone through in order to design and assemble the digital water level controller with a main objective of monitoring and controlling the water level in control tanks during pumping. Information concerning Uganda’s need for water conservation due to shortage and instability in water supply especially in remote rural areas. This chapter also contains the problem statements that the project aims to solve and also, the main and specific objectives of the project. In this chapter, the project is justified and its scope determined. The literature review which consists details concerning the types of water level controllers available and their operation for example contact and contact-less controllers. It also consists of the sensor section that enlists a number of sensors types and their respective advantages and disadvantages along with their application. This section also consists of the factors considered while choosing a sensor. It also contains some information on data conversion and micro-controller structure. The methodology and includes all the steps that were taken to design and assemble the final product. The steps included data collection and analysis, preliminary design, part selection and purchasing, detailed designs and finally the assembly process.