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Title: Characterization of a Peltier module working as a thermoelectric generator
Author: Fonts Santana, Andrés
Director/Tutor: Ferrater Martorell, Cèsar
Keywords: Termoelectricitat
Generadors elèctrics
Treballs de fi de grau
Electric generators
Bachelor's thesis
Issue Date: Jun-2015
Abstract: We studied the suitability of current thermoelectric devices as electrical power generators, measuring the I-V curves of a Peltier cooler under field-like conditions. We designed an experimental system that allowed the Peltier module to work under a constant thermal input ux or a constant temperature difference. From these I-V curves we have calculated the thermoelectric figure of merit and the conversion e ciency of the device, comparing it with maximum theoretical values.
Note: Treballs Finals de Grau de Física, Facultat de Física, Universitat de Barcelona, Any: 2015, Tutor: Cèsar Ferrater
Appears in Collections:Treballs Finals de Grau (TFG) - Física

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