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Design & development of a gravity powered fan using gear transmission

Khan, Sher Afghan and Riyadh, MiahMohammed and Ibrahim, Mir Owais Ali and Elrashid, Yousof and Arefin, Nafis Mahdi and Kabir, Shahriar and G M, Fharukh Ahmed (2018) Design & development of a gravity powered fan using gear transmission. International Journal of Engineering & Technology, 7 (3.29 (Special issue 29)). pp. 632-637. ISSN 2227-524X

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Abstract

The provision of affordable and sustainable living has become one of the biggest challenges to rural and marginalized people where access to electricity is prohibitively expensive. The conventional energy generation and the sole nature of fossil fuels have promoted the use of renewable energy methods. There are various categories of renewable and non-renewable energy resources which are present in our planet, one of them being gravitational energy. This paper covers the design, experimentation, and development of a prototype of a fan which converts the gravitational energy to kinetic energy of the impellers by a falling mass with the help of gears for the generation of air. Renewable energy will play a vital role in providing thermal comfort to the vast population in developing hot climate countries where access to electricity is limited.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 7395/66762
Uncontrolled Keywords: Renewable energy; Gravity; Gears; Fan; Mass; Airflow
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery > TJ163.13 Power resources
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Engineering
Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Prof. Dr. Sher Afghan Khan
Date Deposited: 18 Oct 2018 16:03
Last Modified: 13 Mar 2019 14:50
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/66762

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