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Finite Element Analysis of Thermoelectric Generator with Aluminum Plate for Waste Heat Recovery Application

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@article{IJASEIT3148,
   author = {Muhammad Nubli Zulkifli and Izzudin Ilias and Amir Abas and Wan Mansor Wan Muhamad},
   title = {Finite Element Analysis of Thermoelectric Generator with Aluminum Plate for Waste Heat Recovery Application},
   journal = {International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology},
   volume = {7},
   number = {4},
   year = {2017},
   pages = {1328--1333},
   keywords = {Thermoelectric generator; Finite Element Analysis; Energy Harvester; Full Factorial; Renewable Energy},
   abstract = {

Thermoelectric generator (TEG) is the solid state device that converts the thermal gradient into electrical energy. TEG is widely used as the renewable energy source especially for the electronic equipment that operates with the small amount of electrical power. In the present analysis, the finite element analysis (FEA) using ANSYS is conducted on a model of the TEG attached with the aluminium, Al plate on the hot side of the TEG. This simple construction of TEG model was built in order to be used in the waste heat recovery application. It was shown that the changes of the width and thickness of the Al plate increased the temperature gradient between hot and cold sides of TEG. This directly increase the voltage produced by the TEG based on the Seeback effect. The increase of the thermal gradient due to the increment of thickness and width of Al plate might be because of the increase of thermal resistance of Al plate. Based on statistical analysis using full factorial of design of experiment, Al thickness play a major role in changing the performance of proposed TEG compared to that of Al width. This finding provides a valuable data in design process to build a good TEG attached with Al plate for the waste heat recovery application.

},    issn = {2088-5334},    publisher = {INSIGHT - Indonesian Society for Knowledge and Human Development},    url = {http://ijaseit.insightsociety.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9&Itemid=1&article_id=3148},    doi = {10.18517/ijaseit.7.4.3148} }

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%A Zulkifli, Muhammad Nubli
%A Ilias, Izzudin
%A Abas, Amir
%A Wan Muhamad, Wan Mansor
%D 2017
%T Finite Element Analysis of Thermoelectric Generator with Aluminum Plate for Waste Heat Recovery Application
%B 2017
%9 Thermoelectric generator; Finite Element Analysis; Energy Harvester; Full Factorial; Renewable Energy
%! Finite Element Analysis of Thermoelectric Generator with Aluminum Plate for Waste Heat Recovery Application
%K Thermoelectric generator; Finite Element Analysis; Energy Harvester; Full Factorial; Renewable Energy
%X 

Thermoelectric generator (TEG) is the solid state device that converts the thermal gradient into electrical energy. TEG is widely used as the renewable energy source especially for the electronic equipment that operates with the small amount of electrical power. In the present analysis, the finite element analysis (FEA) using ANSYS is conducted on a model of the TEG attached with the aluminium, Al plate on the hot side of the TEG. This simple construction of TEG model was built in order to be used in the waste heat recovery application. It was shown that the changes of the width and thickness of the Al plate increased the temperature gradient between hot and cold sides of TEG. This directly increase the voltage produced by the TEG based on the Seeback effect. The increase of the thermal gradient due to the increment of thickness and width of Al plate might be because of the increase of thermal resistance of Al plate. Based on statistical analysis using full factorial of design of experiment, Al thickness play a major role in changing the performance of proposed TEG compared to that of Al width. This finding provides a valuable data in design process to build a good TEG attached with Al plate for the waste heat recovery application.

%U http://ijaseit.insightsociety.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9&Itemid=1&article_id=3148 %R doi:10.18517/ijaseit.7.4.3148 %J International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology %V 7 %N 4 %@ 2088-5334

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Muhammad Nubli Zulkifli,Izzudin Ilias,Amir Abas and Wan Mansor Wan Muhamad,"Finite Element Analysis of Thermoelectric Generator with Aluminum Plate for Waste Heat Recovery Application," International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 1328-1333, 2017. [Online]. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.18517/ijaseit.7.4.3148.

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TY  - JOUR
AU  - Zulkifli, Muhammad Nubli
AU  - Ilias, Izzudin
AU  - Abas, Amir
AU  - Wan Muhamad, Wan Mansor
PY  - 2017
TI  - Finite Element Analysis of Thermoelectric Generator with Aluminum Plate for Waste Heat Recovery Application
JF  - International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology; Vol. 7 (2017) No. 4
Y2  - 2017
SP  - 1328
EP  - 1333
SN  - 2088-5334
PB  - INSIGHT - Indonesian Society for Knowledge and Human Development
KW  - Thermoelectric generator; Finite Element Analysis; Energy Harvester; Full Factorial; Renewable Energy
N2  - 

Thermoelectric generator (TEG) is the solid state device that converts the thermal gradient into electrical energy. TEG is widely used as the renewable energy source especially for the electronic equipment that operates with the small amount of electrical power. In the present analysis, the finite element analysis (FEA) using ANSYS is conducted on a model of the TEG attached with the aluminium, Al plate on the hot side of the TEG. This simple construction of TEG model was built in order to be used in the waste heat recovery application. It was shown that the changes of the width and thickness of the Al plate increased the temperature gradient between hot and cold sides of TEG. This directly increase the voltage produced by the TEG based on the Seeback effect. The increase of the thermal gradient due to the increment of thickness and width of Al plate might be because of the increase of thermal resistance of Al plate. Based on statistical analysis using full factorial of design of experiment, Al thickness play a major role in changing the performance of proposed TEG compared to that of Al width. This finding provides a valuable data in design process to build a good TEG attached with Al plate for the waste heat recovery application.

UR - http://ijaseit.insightsociety.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9&Itemid=1&article_id=3148 DO - 10.18517/ijaseit.7.4.3148

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RT Journal Article
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A1 Zulkifli, Muhammad Nubli
A1 Ilias, Izzudin
A1 Abas, Amir
A1 Wan Muhamad, Wan Mansor
T1 Finite Element Analysis of Thermoelectric Generator with Aluminum Plate for Waste Heat Recovery Application
JF International Journal on Advanced Science, Engineering and Information Technology
VO 7
IS 4
YR 2017
SP 1328
OP 1333
SN 2088-5334
PB INSIGHT - Indonesian Society for Knowledge and Human Development
K1 Thermoelectric generator; Finite Element Analysis; Energy Harvester; Full Factorial; Renewable Energy
AB 

Thermoelectric generator (TEG) is the solid state device that converts the thermal gradient into electrical energy. TEG is widely used as the renewable energy source especially for the electronic equipment that operates with the small amount of electrical power. In the present analysis, the finite element analysis (FEA) using ANSYS is conducted on a model of the TEG attached with the aluminium, Al plate on the hot side of the TEG. This simple construction of TEG model was built in order to be used in the waste heat recovery application. It was shown that the changes of the width and thickness of the Al plate increased the temperature gradient between hot and cold sides of TEG. This directly increase the voltage produced by the TEG based on the Seeback effect. The increase of the thermal gradient due to the increment of thickness and width of Al plate might be because of the increase of thermal resistance of Al plate. Based on statistical analysis using full factorial of design of experiment, Al thickness play a major role in changing the performance of proposed TEG compared to that of Al width. This finding provides a valuable data in design process to build a good TEG attached with Al plate for the waste heat recovery application.

LK http://ijaseit.insightsociety.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=9&Itemid=1&article_id=3148 DO - 10.18517/ijaseit.7.4.3148