Traffic light design

Discussion in 'Homework Help' started by The Rocketeer, Feb 17, 2011.

  1. The Rocketeer

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    Oct 20, 2010
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    Hello guys,
    I have to make a project about traffic light design but I couldn't know how to start with. Can you help me out with your ideas? you will find the instructions attached below as pdf.

    Thank you~~~~~​
     
  2. beenthere

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    That's a pretty comprehensive guide to the design. Are you familiar with logic? It kinda sounds like a design to be made with gates rather than a microprocessor.

    The best place to start one of these is with a flow chart.
     
  3. Georacer

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    My advice is to use a microcontroller if you are allowed to. It will make your life so much easier. I have done something similar, less complex, but actually built it too.
    http://forum.allaboutcircuits.com/showthread.php?t=43588

    It still needs a lot of upkeep. Breaks down every month or so. I have found that it is more important to build strong than build complex.
     
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