Portable Wind Turbine
Isaac Shyu and Connor Tagg
Case Western Reserve University
Department of Mechanical and Aerospace En...
Introduction
• Sustainable energy is a solution to
the need for energy in a growing
society
• Wind energy is popular in ar...
Design Objectives
• Small-scale wind turbine for low
voltage applications
• Portable system
• Lightweight
• Safe
• Low cost
Subsystems
• Support Structure
• Stable
• Collapsable
• Blades and Hub
• Efficient
• Lightweight
• Emergency Stop system i...
Support Structure
• Stable
• Lightweight
• Collapsible telescoping
feature
Blades and Hub
• Unused complex blade design
• Purchased HyperSpin series
aluminum blades
• Hub plate properly aligns the
...
Power Generation
• Ametek 38 volt DC motor
• Voltage regulation circuit
Finished Portable Wind Turbine
• Completed November 20th, 2015
• Capable of charging cellphones
and batteries
• Weighs les...
Testing & Analysis
RPM Voltage RPM Voltage RPM Voltage
50 1.58 120 3.7 190 5.9
60 1.9 130 4 200 6.2
70 2.2 140 4.4 210 6.5...
Testing & Analysis
Conclusion & Future Work
• Effective cell phone charging at 5 volts
• Can be broken down and transported with
ease
• Expan...
Q & A
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Portable Wind Turbine Presentation

Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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  • 1. Portable Wind Turbine Isaac Shyu and Connor Tagg Case Western Reserve University Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Class of 2016
  • 2. Introduction • Sustainable energy is a solution to the need for energy in a growing society • Wind energy is popular in areas with major wind patterns • Large-scale wind energy is collected through massive wind farms • Few products available for small- scale wind energy collection that encourage portability
  • 3. Design Objectives • Small-scale wind turbine for low voltage applications • Portable system • Lightweight • Safe • Low cost
  • 4. Subsystems • Support Structure • Stable • Collapsable • Blades and Hub • Efficient • Lightweight • Emergency Stop system included • Power Generation • DC power; USB output capable • Voltage regulating
  • 5. Support Structure • Stable • Lightweight • Collapsible telescoping feature
  • 6. Blades and Hub • Unused complex blade design • Purchased HyperSpin series aluminum blades • Hub plate properly aligns the blades 120° apart
  • 7. Power Generation • Ametek 38 volt DC motor • Voltage regulation circuit
  • 8. Finished Portable Wind Turbine • Completed November 20th, 2015 • Capable of charging cellphones and batteries • Weighs less than 30 lbs
  • 9. Testing & Analysis RPM Voltage RPM Voltage RPM Voltage 50 1.58 120 3.7 190 5.9 60 1.9 130 4 200 6.2 70 2.2 140 4.4 210 6.5 80 2.5 150 4.7 220 6.8 90 2.8 160 5 230 7.1 100 3.1 170 5.3 240 7.4 110 3.4 180 5.6 250 7.8
  • 10. Testing & Analysis
  • 11. Conclusion & Future Work • Effective cell phone charging at 5 volts • Can be broken down and transported with ease • Expansion: • Accurately designed blades • AC Motor • Increase the available amperage during charging
  • 12. Q & A

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