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Author Yanfei Liu ♦ Pomalaza-Ráez, C.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2010
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Social sciences ♦ Education ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Energy harvesting ♦ Gears ♦ Voltage measurement ♦ Battery charge measurement ♦ Vibrations ♦ Batteries ♦ Resonant frequency ♦ vibrating system ♦ Energy scavenging ♦ freshman engineering ♦ piezoelectric
Abstract Energy scavenging from the environment is a contemporary topic that positively benefits society. This paper describes the development and implementation of an energy scavenging project that uses piezoelectric material. In the fall of 2009, this project was implemented in an introduction to engineering course with over one hundred students from four different engineering disciplines: civil, computer, electrical, and mechanical. Survey results and students' reflection papers showed that the project was appealing to the students and helped them understand several basic concepts as well as principles of the engineering design process.
Description Author affiliation: Indiana University - Purdue University Fort Wayne (Yanfei Liu; Pomalaza-Ráez, C.)
ISBN 9781424462612
ISSN 01905848
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2010-10-27
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
e-ISBN 9781424462629
Size (in Bytes) 3.34 MB


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library