Design, fabrication and test of a polymer air driven microturbine for micropower generation

Christiane Dettelbacher, Wolf-Gerrit Früh, Wenmiao Shu

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Abstract

A microturbine is developed for harnessing energy from an airflow, which is generated by body motion. The energy should get transformed into usable electrical energy and thus provided for powering portable electrical devices. The turbine is flown axial and rotates in the same direction independent of the incoming airflow. Different designs of the turbine are tested and opposed to figure out the best parameters. For the best turbine, the integration and the process of walking is simulated.
LanguageEnglish
Pages877-881
Number of pages5
JournalProcedia Engineering
Volume47
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012

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Keywords

  • energy harvesting
  • micropower generation
  • microturbine

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Dettelbacher, Christiane ; Früh, Wolf-Gerrit ; Shu, Wenmiao. / Design, fabrication and test of a polymer air driven microturbine for micropower generation. In: Procedia Engineering. 2012 ; Vol. 47. pp. 877-881.
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