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Title: Energy Harvesting: Roadway Bump
Authors: Mohd Fauzi Bin Alias
Mic Azmel Bin Malki Sedik
Mohd Erwan Zaki Bin Mat Radzi
Mohd Sukri Bin Mohd Rosli, UniKL MSI
Keywords: Harvest energy
Roadway bump
Issue Date: 14-Nov-2016
Abstract: The present invention aims to prepare a mechanism to harvest energy from road’s bump. This mechanism consists of bump, springs, linear bar gear, gears, holding shafts, dc motors, booster inverter and battery. It converts kinetic energy to electrical energy using mechanical compartment installed in the system. In the busy traffic situation, vehicle approaching the road bump and ramps it repeatedly. Road bump moves the linear rack gear up and down. Using one way bearing, this force has been transferred continuously to the dc motor shaft with the attached pinion gear. The dc motor shaft will keep on rotating in both positions, whether the linear rack gear is moving up or down. As the shaft is continuously rotating, the dc motors will start to produce electrical energy and been transferred to the battery.
Description: 1.International Engineering Invention & Innovation Exhibition (i-ENVEX 2016) (Gold medal)
Appears in Collections:Award Winning Innovation Gallery - UniKL MSI

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