Billing System

3851 Words Nov 30th, 2010 16 Pages
CHAPTER I
The Project and its Background
This chapter discusses the introduction, background of the study, objectives, significance of the study and scope and limitation of the study.
Introduction
Automation plays an increasingly important role in the global economy and in daily experience. Engineers strive to combine automated devices with mathematical and organizational tools to create complex systems for a rapidly expanding range of applications and human activities.
Many roles for humans in industrial processes presently lie beyond the scope of automation. Human-level pattern recognition, language recognition, and language production ability are well beyond the capabilities of modern mechanical and computer systems. Tasks requiring
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It will improve the circulation service of the association for easier and faster transaction.
The software is designed using Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0. The researchers decided to use the said software, since it is considered as an object-oriented programming tool in developing the system. It will allow the creation of the different files and permit the entry of records into a database designed for the computation of water bills. The language had very powerful database management system, which is necessary in proposed system.
Objectives of the study
The main objective of the system is to design and develop an Automated Water Billing System for Ilijan Waterworks Association.
More specifically, the study aims to achieve the following:
1. To design an Automated Water Billing System that will provide efficient services such as issuing of receipts, record keeping and retrieval.
2. To provide accurate records and other information about the individual customer.
3. To provide automatic monitoring record of the individual monthly consumption.
4. To test and evaluate the system in terms of efficiency and accuracy.
Significance of the Study
Prior to the advent of computerization, data is processed manually. However, the past few decades, the computer and electronic technology has been incorporated into almost every aspect of our lives. They now play a big role in our living process and assist us in taking care of files and…

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