I am one of those 300+ instructables community members who received the Intel Edison Board and specialty Intel IoT development kit offered by instructables under the theme Environmental & Agriculture. One of the proposal submitted by me was a Biogas leakage detection system using Intel Edition and the IoT development kit. I am quite new to Intel Edison and Arduino Programming and it took me more than a month to learn the basics. I have made this project as simple as possible so that anybody can follow the steps in making one at their home.
Most of us use Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) at home for cooking. I have also installed a Biogas plant which supplements about 40% our gas requirement. LPG and natural gas like Methane are odorless gases. However, Ethanethiol, commonly known as Ethyl mercaptan, which possesses a distinctive odor is added to LPG which makes it possible for us to easily detect in the event of any gas leakage. It is impossible to detect the presence of pure Methane as it is odorless, colorless and non-toxic. If you inhale Methane you will feel little suffocation as it displaces Oxygen in the lungs, other than that inhaling small amount of Methane does no harm. However, Methane is extremely flammable and can explode at concentrations as low as 5% in air.
The aim of this project is to detect the presence of Methane in case of any leakage from the Biogas stove and the gas pipe line inside home. This system can also be used to detect LPG leakage.
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.
Have an amazing project to share? The Electronics Show and Tell is every Wednesday at 7pm ET! To join, head over to YouTube and check out the show’s live chat – we’ll post the link there.
Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!
Maker Business — Pololu’s account of the chip shortage
Wearables — Getting overly ambitious with EL wire
Electronics — Invisible Bugs
Python for Microcontrollers — Python on Microcontrollers Newsletter: CircuitPython Multitasking, Dune Gom Jabbar and more! #Python #Adafruit #CircuitPython @micropython @ThePSF
Adafruit IoT Monthly — Energy Harvesting Sensor Nodes, Tracking a Turtle, , and more!
Microsoft MakeCode — MakeCode Thank You!
EYE on NPI — Maxim’s Himalaya uSLIC Step-Down Power Module #EyeOnNPI @maximintegrated @digikey
New Products – Adafruit Industries – Makers, hackers, artists, designers and engineers! — New Prods 11/17/21 feat. Adafruit KB2040 – RP2040 Kee Boar Driver!
No comments yet.
Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.