keywords: Diesel tank, power supply, sensor, ignition switch
Diesel Tank level detector with an automatic “Switch OFF” is an electronic circuit used for continuous tank gauging or detecting the level of diesel in an engine tank, the level of diesel in tank is detected and converted into an electronic signal. The Experimental setup is divided into eight principal parts. These are; Integrated Circuit (IC), power supply, relay, sensor, ignition switch, buzzer, and Light Emitting Diode (LED). The system was designed to measure diesel level in tanks up to 80 cm in height with 0.01 mm resolution. The implementation of the prototype of experimental set up system which consists of the electronics sensor. Experimental prototype of the proposed sensor was constructed in order to evaluate its performance in diesel storage tanks of an engine. The lengths of these diesel level sensors were set at 4 and 6 m, respectively, such that they corresponded to the depth of the target diesel storage tanks where it would be installed. The diesel level detector with an automatic engine switch off for static engine was found to be effective in safeguarding the engine, monitoring fuel level, and making the use of engine more convenient for its users.