Welcome To UTPedia

We would like to introduce you, the new knowledge repository product called UTPedia. The UTP Electronic and Digital Intellectual Asset. It stores digitized version of thesis, dissertation, final year project reports and past year examination questions.

Browse content of UTPedia using Year, Subject, Department and Author and Search for required document using Searching facilities included in UTPedia. UTPedia with full text are accessible for all registered users, whereas only the physical information and metadata can be retrieved by public users. UTPedia collaborating and connecting peoples with university’s intellectual works from anywhere.

Disclaimer - Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS shall not be liable for any loss or damage caused by the usage of any information obtained from this web site.Best viewed using Mozilla Firefox 3 or IE 7 with resolution 1024 x 768.

DESIGN AND MODELLING OF A LINEAR GENERATOR FOR WAVE ENERGY CONVERSIONS

VELAUTHAM, VILLASINI (2013) DESIGN AND MODELLING OF A LINEAR GENERATOR FOR WAVE ENERGY CONVERSIONS. Universiti Teknologi Petronas. (Unpublished)

[img] PDF
Download (1628Kb)

Abstract

The positive development in science and technology nowadays has allowed us to harness energy from renewable sources. Much attention is given to wave energy as it holds enormous amount of untapped energy and it has a great potential in electricity generation these days. There are several methods in harnessing energy from wave such as oscillating water column, overtopping device, hinged contour device and floating buoy technologies. Existing linear generators used in Wave Energy Converters (WEC) are in large scale. This phenomenon has been limiting some end- users like fishermen from benefiting from this. Therefore, an inexpensive, small-scaled, mobile and efficient power producing system is needed. In this report, the Wave Energy Converter (WEC) that is used is the floating buoy method where the buoy is attached to the rope and a linear generator installed at the sea bed. A linear generator with the permanent magnet, tubular orientation, and iron-cored stator is proposed to be installed to the floating buoy WEC. The magnets have been used as the moving part where two new shapes of magnet were introduced; i.e. triangular shape and trapezium shape. The models have been simulated and analyzed using finite element software Ansoft Maxwell. The open-flux, air gap flux and back EMF distributions were investigated for two different designs. The results obtained were further analyzed where the design is further optimized for continuous improvement to achieve the best configuration of the linear generator

Item Type: Final Year Project
Academic Subject : Academic Department - Electrical And Electronics - Pervasisve Systems - Digital Electronics - Design
Subject: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Engineering > Electrical and Electronic
Depositing User: Users 2053 not found.
Date Deposited: 25 Oct 2013 08:39
Last Modified: 25 Jan 2017 09:38
URI: http://utpedia.utp.edu.my/id/eprint/9833

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item

Document Downloads

More statistics for this item...