Neural network model for designing automotive devices using SMD LED



The advantages offered by the electronic component LED (Light Emitting Diode) have resulted in a quick and extensive application of this device in the replacement of incandescent lights. In this combined application, however, the relationship between the design variables and the desired effect or result is very complex and renders it difficult to model using conventional techniques. This paper consists of the development of a technique using artificial neural networks that makes it possible to obtain the luminous intensity values of brake lights using SMD (Surface Mounted Device) LEDs from design data. This technique can be utilized to design any automotive device that uses groups of SMD LEDs. The results of industrial applications using SMD LED are presented to validate the proposed technique.

Key Words

Brake light SMD LED Artificial neural networks Intelligent systems Automobile industry 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringUniversity of São PauloSão Carlos, São PauloBrazil

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