## Battery Charger using Arduino (DIY)

Arduino Controlled Battery Charger with Temperature and Over-Charging Protection NiMH rechargeable batteries can be controlled and monitored by fixing an Arduino and charging circuit together. Details of the method are explained in this article. If you are new, you can read about basics of batteries,  rechargeable and non-rechargeable batteries.  Introduction Rechargeable Batteries Rechargeable batteries can be […]

## Traffic Light Signals Loop Sequences

Traffic Light Signal Different Loop Sequences around World For smooth flow of traffic on roads, there are Traffic Signals and two standards are followed across the world for traffic lights loop sequence. Both are explained in this article: Loop Sequence (USA Style) A USA style light comprises of a green (go ahead), amber (go ahead […]

## Traffic Light Simulation through Arduino

Traffic Light Simulation using Arduino Introduction Traffic lights are a part of our daily routine and we pass by them from the point we’re rushing for our offices in the morning to the time when we eagerly want to reach home. These devices are installed wherever one can find a reasonable amount of traffic. The […]

## Metal Detector using Arduino DIY

Building Metal Detector with Arduino and  Colpitts Oscillator Let’s try something innovative for a change, build a DIY metal detector using arduino and with the help of Colpitts oscillator. For those who love mechanical things doing at home, this informative article is a must read for all of you. 1. The working of DIY Metal […]

## Transformer Core Optimization using Genetic Algorithm

(This project is Transformer Core Optimization using Genetic Algorithm. Reader can take a quick introduction of Genetic Algorithm) Magnetic Core Optimization using Genetic Algorithm (GA) Problem Statement: For the magnetic circuit shown, a coil with 487 turns is wound on the left leg of the c-core with 3 Amperes current supplied to it. Assuming the […]

## Introduction to Genetic Algorithm (GA)

Genetic Algorithm (GA) Genetic Algorithm has turned out to be excellent optimization tool. It does not require an exact mathematical model of the physical system. Furthermore, speed and robustness are prominent properties of this scheme. The proposed design strategy for optimizing the transformer core parameters is based on Genetic Algorithm (GA) Introduction in mathematical model […]