Design Concept of Power Stockings

  • Arindam Ghosal Department of Mechanical Engineering, Graphic Era (Deemed to be University), Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
  • Pravin P. Patil Department of Mechanical Engineering, Graphic Era (Deemed to be University), Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
  • Nitesh Rawat Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Graphic Era Deemed to be University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
  • Gaurav Gusain Department of Electronics Engineering, Graphic Era Deemed to be University, Dehradun, India
Keywords: Piezoelectric Elements, Energy Harvestin, Mechanical Energ, Flexible Battery, Stockings

Abstract

This paper presents the experimental design concept of an energy harvesting system that uses the mechanical energy of our body to generate and store electricity for further use. It uses active elements to generate electricity from the base of our stockings, it uses piezoelectric elements. While walking there it will be the mechanical stress in piezo element, when this stress is released then there would be the production of the electric charge which will be harvested in the flexible battery attached to the stocking. The electric energy processing will be maintained by using energy harvesting module.

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Published
2018-09-20
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