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Design and Construction a Falling Water Digital Display System

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International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2019
Authors:
Israa Subri Alfurati, Bayadir A. Issa, Osama T. Rashid, Abdulmuttalib T. Rashid
10.5120/ijca2019919549

Israa Subri Alfurati, Bayadir A Issa, Osama T Rashid and Abdulmuttalib T Rashid. Design and Construction a Falling Water Digital Display System. International Journal of Computer Applications 177(16):16-24, November 2019. BibTeX

@article{10.5120/ijca2019919549,
	author = {Israa Subri Alfurati and Bayadir A. Issa and Osama T. Rashid and Abdulmuttalib T. Rashid},
	title = {Design and Construction a Falling Water Digital Display System},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {November 2019},
	volume = {177},
	number = {16},
	month = {Nov},
	year = {2019},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {16-24},
	numpages = {9},
	url = {http://www.ijcaonline.org/archives/volume177/number16/30982-2019919549},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2019919549},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}
}

Abstract

Water fountains have been used for thousands of years for utilitarian and aesthetic purposes. Fountain design provides an excellent opportunity for multidisciplinary projects for engineering and art students. In this paper, a falling water system is designed for an indoor fountain with a special effect feature. This system produces letters of the alphabet, simple shapes, and symbols with water jets. A microcontroller is used and programmed to create and sequence through interesting arrangements of water displays. This paper offers the hardware and software parts of light fountain control system that adjusts the water heads. The fountain hardware system consists of Arduino MEGA 2560, relays, water valves, power supply to operate the electrical circuit, in addition to the iron structure of the presentation of the shapes. The software part consists of the visual basic language written in a PC device and C-Language written on Arduino device to control the falling water system. The experimental results are tested for different alphabetic words and graphical shapes.

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Keywords

Falling Water, Fountains, Arduino microcontroller