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dc.creatorRodríguez García, Antonioes_ES
dc.creatorAstrain Ulibarrena, Davides_ES
dc.creatorMartínez Echeverri, Álvaroes_ES
dc.creatorAranguren Garacochea, Patriciaes_ES
dc.descriptionEsta es la versión no revidada del artículo: Rodríguez, A., Astrain, D., Martínez, A. et al. Experimental Study and Optimization of Thermoelectricity-Driven Autonomous Sensors for the Chimney of a Biomass Power Plant. Journal of Elec Materi 43, 2415–2419 (2014). Se puede consultar la versión publicada en
dc.description.abstractIn the work discussed in this paper a thermoelectric generator was developed to harness waste heat from the exhaust gas of a boiler in a biomass power plant and thus generate electric power to operate a flowmeter installed in the chimney, to make it autonomous. The main objective was to conduct an experimental study to optimize a previous design obtained after computational work based on a simulation model for thermoelectric generators. First, several places inside and outside the chimney were considered as sites for the thermoelectricity-driven autonomous sensor. Second, the thermoelectric generator was built and tested to assess the effect of the cold-side heat exchanger on the electric power, power consumption by the flowmeter, and transmission frequency. These tests provided the best configuration for the heat exchanger, which met the transmission requirements for different working conditions. The final design is able to transmit every second and requires neither batteries nor electric wires. It is a promising application in the field of thermoelectric generation.en
dc.description.sponsorshipThe authors are indebted to the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, and the European Regional Development Fund for economic support to this work, included in the DPI2011-24287 research project.en
dc.subjectThermoelectric generationen
dc.subjectWaste heaten
dc.subjectAutonomous sensoren
dc.subjectThermal resistanceen
dc.titleExperimental study and optimization of thermoelectric-driven autonomous sensors for the chimney of a biomass power planten
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dc.contributor.departmentIngeniería Mecánica, Energética y de Materialeses_ES
dc.contributor.departmentMekanika, Energetika eta Materialen Ingeniaritzaeu
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