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by anupamdey
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Liquid volume sensor in a tank
Replies: 11
Views: 2896

Re: Liquid volume sensor in a tank

The most accurate tank level sensors used in my industry (where we have tons of tanks full of stuffs) measure differential pressure - But Andy is correct that it does not provide a volume until you know the shape and dimensions of the tank and do the math to calculate. Straightforward if the tank i...
by anupamdey
Wed Sep 18, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Liquid volume sensor in a tank
Replies: 11
Views: 2896

Re: Liquid volume sensor in a tank

Thanks a lot, Andy, for the insight. So what I hear is any ultrasonic or laser sensor should work fine. I have few questions around this - 1) Is there any specific model that I can purchase? 2) Also, are there any projects already done that I can refer and follow instructions rather than trying to b...
by anupamdey
Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Automation, sensing and robotics
Topic: Liquid volume sensor in a tank
Replies: 11
Views: 2896

Liquid volume sensor in a tank

Hello everyone, I am completely new to Raspberry and infact IoT. I am a Java programmer and have fair understanding in other languages as well. I am participating in a hackathon where I got to choose a problem statement and showcase. The topic that I am working on requires measuring volume of milk i...

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