Fuzzy Logic Based Dam Water Shutter Control System by Using Water Level and Rainfall Condition in Raining Season

  • Nay Thazin Htun University of Information Technology, Yangon, Myanmar
  • Moh Moh Nyunt Aung University of Information Technology, Yangon, Myanmar
Keywords: water shutter, Fuzzy logic, Ultrasonic sensor, rain sensor, Arduino Uno


A robust water shutter management system ensures that the water does not overflow and destroy or damage the dam. During the rainy season, care must be taken when dams conserve water, if the reservoir volume is too high, the risk of dam failure may be increased. So water level control is a special matter in the rainy season. Fuzzy logic sets provide better control than binary logic-based methods because they are used to determine the meaning of qualitative values for controller inputs and outputs, such as small, medium, and large control actions. This system used the fuzzy logic control theory in the water shutter management system to get smoothness motor control values of small, very small, medium, large, and very large. The system uses ultrasonic sensors to detect water levels, rain sensors to detect rain, and fuzzy logic controls to control the PWM duty cycle to the shutter gate motor driver circuit based on the detection of these two sensors. This control strategy is implemented with Arduino Uno.


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How to Cite
Htun, N. T., & Aung, M. M. N. (2021). Fuzzy Logic Based Dam Water Shutter Control System by Using Water Level and Rainfall Condition in Raining Season. International Journal of Computer (IJC), 41(1), 1-9. Retrieved from https://ijcjournal.org/index.php/InternationalJournalOfComputer/article/view/1881