Paper: WRE-2017-10

TERS – Thermoelectric Recovery System

Author: Teran, Aitor (ORCID:http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4030-6234); Gregorio, Alvaro  (ORCID:http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3477-9097)

Abstract: Conventional internal combustion engines have efficiency rates below 30%, therefore 70% of the energy produced is lost during the combustion process, and most of it is dissipated as heat. The project’s ultimate goal is to improve the overall efficiency of the combustion engine of a PreMoto3 motorcycle taking advantage of wasted heat energy from the exhaust gasses. Seebeck-effect cells are used to recover the energy, this components produce electricity from heat gradient. The energy produced will be used to power the head lights of the motorcycle.

Status: Accepted

Digital Object Identifier (DOI): http://dx.doi.org/10.15592/workrooms.2017.0011

Date: July 2017

Issue: 5

Keywords: Thermoelectric Recovery System (TERS), Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT), Buck-Boost converter, LED lighting, Seebeck effect, Pulse Width Modulation (PWM), Dimming.

Language: Spanish

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