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Harnessing Wind Energy via Wind Generated on Moving Train

Author(s):

Dewan Gulbuddin Hecmatier , Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering; Faizur Rahman, Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore - 78; Gaurav, Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore - 78; Mayukh Raj, Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore - 78; Dewan Gulbuddin Hecmatier, Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bangalore - 78

Keywords:

Dynamo, Harnessing, Electricity, Motion of trains, Battery, Depleting

Abstract

The aim of this work is to generate free electricity for general use, through wind energy which is created due to the motion of trains. This is achieved by using a dynamo with adjustments such that it can support a fan and then using it as a small wind turbine. By creating a closely developed arrangement of many such dynamos mounted on the roofs of each compartment of trains, supported by feeding the outputs of all these dynamos systematically to a central electrical transmission line, we can feed all the energy produced to a battery for further use. Energy resources in our modern fast paced techno world is fast depleting .Hence, a renewable energy source is much required at the moment. Thus researching new and innovative systems in renewable energy sector is an indispensable prerequisite. This project attempts to propose a model for generating clean energy by harnessing the power of wind on moving trains by installing a windmill on the top (roof) of train and then coupling it with a dynamo. The energy generated through the rotation of the blades is stored in a battery.

Other Details

Paper ID: IJSRDV5I41517
Published in: Volume : 5, Issue : 4
Publication Date: 01/07/2017
Page(s): 1703-1707

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