ADIABATIC POWER GENERATION IN A TRANSFORMER BY USING A LIQUID AMMONIUM CHEMICAL RODS
Author’s Name : K Yuvaraj | S Imman Selva Stephen | M Arivumani | D Harikrishnan
Volume 02 Issue 04 Year 2015 ISSN No: 2349-2503 Page no: 19-21
Power (Energy) is the indispensable requisite for the economic development of a country. The contemporary society is so much reliant upon the use of electrical energy that it has become apart and parcel of our life. Almost many functions will be arrested when the supply of energy stops. Due to lot of demand for electrical need several alternative power generation mechanism are established through solar, wind and biomass. This project presents one of the alternate power generation using adiabatic mechanisms in transformers. A transformer is an apparatus for converting electrical power in an ac system at one voltage or current into electrical power at some other voltage or current. During this conversion process lot of heat emits. A significant amount of energy in transformer is rejected as waste heat to ambient. The heat loses is up to 30% or more. By converting waste heat into electrical power would be convenient and effective for a number of primary and secondary applications. The primary aim of this project is to generate electrical energy from the waste heat dissipated by the transformer during its operation. The waste heat dissipated during the transformer operation is absorbed using chemical rod where liquid ammonium is used to convert the heat into ammonium vapour. This vapour forms the basic requirement of electrical power generation through turbine. Finally the turbine is coupled to generator for generating the electricity. The generated power supply can be used to run all electrical home appliances.
transformer, temperature sensor, generator
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