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Proc. ASME. IMECE2023, Volume 7: Energy, V007T08A021, October 29–November 2, 2023
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: IMECE2023-114132
... Abstract This paper presents design, modeling, and simulation considerations for an underwater glider. The design section covers strategies for buoyancy control, packaging of electronics, and placement and integration of energy harvesting systems. The modeling efforts covers the glider dynamics...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2023, Volume 1: Acoustics, Vibration, and Phononics, V001T01A007, October 29–November 2, 2023
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: IMECE2023-111392
... the dispersion curve, and an in-house MATLAB code is developed to estimate the density of states at a series of eigen-frequencies. To illustrate the broad-band resonances and the energy harvesting at these frequencies, the dispersion relation, and corresponding DOS are used as a predictive tool. While local...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2023, Volume 6: Dynamics, Vibration, and Control, V006T07A053, October 29–November 2, 2023
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: IMECE2023-112805
...Proceedings of the ASME 2023 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE2023 October 29-November 2, 2023, New Orleans, Louisiana IMECE2023-112805 ENERGY HARVESTING BY VORTEX-INDUCED VIBRATIONS OF STRUCTURES WITH DIFFERENT CROSS-SECTIONS Ussama Ali1,2, Md Islam1, Isam...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2022, Volume 3: Advanced Materials: Design, Processing, Characterization and Applications; Advances in Aerospace Technology, V003T04A002, October 30–November 3, 2022
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: IMECE2022-94146
... Abstract Energy harvesting from vibration sources was a very promising field of research throughout the last few decades among the engineers and scientist as considering the necessity of renewable/green energy for the welfare of mankind. Unused vibration energy exists in the surrounding...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2022, Volume 9: Mechanics of Solids, Structures, and Fluids; Micro- and Nano-Systems Engineering and Packaging; Safety Engineering, Risk, and Reliability Analysis; Research Posters, V009T13A003, October 30–November 3, 2022
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: IMECE2022-94353
... Abstract This conference paper presents a stretchable piezoelectric power generator device for energy harvesting. The power generator was fabricated from zinc oxide (ZnO) piezoelectric thin film, gold (Au) electrodes for power harvesting and polymer material as substrate. The microfabricated...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2022, Volume 9: Mechanics of Solids, Structures, and Fluids; Micro- and Nano-Systems Engineering and Packaging; Safety Engineering, Risk, and Reliability Analysis; Research Posters, V009T13A024, October 30–November 3, 2022
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: IMECE2022-94231
... Abstract Vibrational energy harvesters have significant potential to replace batteries to create self-sustaining systems able to harvest energy from the ambient environment. However, currently high Q-factor or low bandwidth is a major challenge that needs to be resolved, as typical linear MEMS...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2022, Volume 5: Dynamics, Vibration, and Control, V005T07A090, October 30–November 3, 2022
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: IMECE2022-94594
... Abstract Piezoelectric vibration isolation and energy harvesting applications has been studied extensively. Nonlinear approaches may provide better performance over a broader frequency range. Nonlinearity can be introduced in the mechanical domain or electrical domain actively or passively...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2021, Volume 8B: Energy, V08BT08A030, November 1–5, 2021
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: IMECE2021-71157
... Abstract In previously presented work the authors provided a systematic approach for implementing sustainable energy harvesting projects on Mars. The proposed methodology serves to lay the infrastructure for future In-Situ Resource Utilization (ISRU) on the Martian planet. In this new...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2021, Volume 8A: Energy, V08AT08A029, November 1–5, 2021
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: IMECE2021-73353
... that the autonomous vehicle control system has access to the tire information at any conditions. Energy harvesters are proven to be applicable for tire waste strain energy harvesting to provide power for small on-board electronics. In this paper a strain-based energy harvester with the use of piezoelectric material...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2021, Volume 7B: Dynamics, Vibration, and Control, V07BT07A003, November 1–5, 2021
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: IMECE2021-70102
... that may undergo combined in-line and cross- ow vortex-induced vibrations . This model will be used to develop future control models to improve VIV-based energy harvesting systems. Previously, a dynamic model of appropriate complexity was created in order to approximate time dependent lift and drag forces...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2021, Volume 1: Acoustics, Vibration, and Phononics, V001T01A019, November 1–5, 2021
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: IMECE2021-71636
... of interference bluff body’s properties such as the size and distance from fix oscillating body on the performance of energy harvesting system. To compare the frequency of oscillating beam and its natural frequency, a numerical simulation based on Finite Element Method was performed to obtain the natural...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2020, Volume 8: Energy, V008T08A055, November 16–19, 2020
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: IMECE2020-23406
... research provides a systematic approach for future energy harvesting projects on Mars. Moreover, it evaluates different potential wind turbine design concepts applicable for the Martian ISRU. The results of this research lay the foundation for future energy utilization necessary for habitation to thrive...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2020, Volume 7B: Dynamics, Vibration, and Control, V07BT07A039, November 16–19, 2020
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: IMECE2020-23664
... a rotating vibration of 0.5 Hz was applied to confirm the effectivity of the mechanism. The spin speed increased from 35.6 rpm to 225 rpm due to the precession torque. Designed generator is expected to output power of 3 W from this result. Keywords: Gyroscope, Wave energy converter, Energy harvesting, Ocean...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2019, Volume 4: Dynamics, Vibration, and Control, V004T05A107, November 11–14, 2019
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: IMECE2019-10174
... Abstract This article introduces an enhanced magnetic spring based energy harvester design suitable for harvesting kinetic energy from vibrations that are characterized by low acceleration levels. The presented design consists of a levitated magnet, an FR4 spring-guided magnet and coils...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2019, Volume 4: Dynamics, Vibration, and Control, V004T05A111, November 11–14, 2019
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: IMECE2019-11115
... Abstract In order to realize a small-sized energy harvester with high output, this study prototypes a small motor-driven gyroscopic power generator. Supplying energy to sensors and devices is the biggest problem for Internet of Things (IoT) systems. One solution is gyroscopic power generators...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2019, Volume 6: Energy, V006T06A026, November 11–14, 2019
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: IMECE2019-11972
... harvesting arrangement in a college gym. It is found that with the help of such an arrangement, approximately 20% of the energy cost of the gym room can be saved. energy harvesting gymnasiums human energy electricity generation SELF-POWERING GYMS: A CASE STUDY ON ENERGY HARVESTING FROM A STATIC...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2019, Volume 6: Energy, V006T06A089, November 11–14, 2019
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: IMECE2019-10643
... and its operational characteristics can help for efficient energy harvesting in these cities. The aim of this work is to design a cheap and versatile hydrokinetic vertical axis spherical turbine for extracting energy from water pipelines of 800 mm in diameter. The turbine runner is based on a NACA0018...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2013, Volume 11: Emerging Technologies, V011T06A007, November 15–21, 2013
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: IMECE2013-65189
... In this paper, a new multimodal energy harvesting device consisting of two transduction mechanisms and having unique properties at various operating modes is presented. The hybrid system includes electromagnetic and piezoelectric energy harvesting technologies, and uses linear motion and impact...
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Proc. ASME. IMECE2012, Volume 6: Energy, Parts A and B, 195-205, November 9–15, 2012
Publisher: American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Paper No: IMECE2012-87967
... This study comprises experimental energy harvesting results of a miniature internal liquid flow power reclamation device. The system’s reclamation principal is basically related to translation of mechanical energy and its conversion into electrical energy. The translation phase is concerned...