Utilizing Kinetic Energy of Wind as a Source of Power in Commercial Vehicles
International Journal of Sustainable and Green Energy
Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2013, Pages: 198-200
Received: Aug. 13, 2013; Published: Sep. 30, 2013
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Authors
Jain Sumit, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi Institute Of Technology, Mumbai, India
Sean D’silva, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi Institute Of Technology, Mumbai, India
Mayur Ingale, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi Institute Of Technology, Mumbai, India
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Abstract
This project is about using kinetic energy of wind in a vehicle moving at a high speed for generation of electricity. This can be achieved by installing a housing on top of the vehicle which will contain an air duct of varying cross sectional area, a turbine and generator. This project gives information about where and how these components should be installed to produce maximum power. This article also gives information about limitations of this project and explains its drawbacks. The model is designed using Autodesk INVENTOR Professional.
Keywords
Renewable, Wind Energy, Vehicle, Turbine, Kinetic Energy, Pollution Free
To cite this article
Jain Sumit, Sean D’silva, Mayur Ingale, Utilizing Kinetic Energy of Wind as a Source of Power in Commercial Vehicles, International Journal of Sustainable and Green Energy. Vol. 2, No. 6, 2013, pp. 198-200. doi: 10.11648/j.ijrse.20130206.11
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