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Electricity From Walking

Electricity From Walking

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A new way to generate electricity
http://eco-electronics.blogspot.com/
A new way to generate electricity
http://eco-electronics.blogspot.com/

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Published by: Santhosh on Nov 09, 2009
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11/3/2009
Santhosh Ramaraj
 
“ELECTRICITY FROM WALING” the simplest
and the easiest way to generate electricityfrom walking.
 
 
 
INTRODUCTION:
The major problem in this world is the energy deficiency. Energy not only meanselectricity or other forms of energy (petroleum, fossil fuels etc.).Nowadays people havebegun to use electricity from renewable sources (wind mills, hydro power, and solarpower).A new method has been found to generate electricity from walking. Though thereare methods to generate electricity from walking the new way is more cost effective andrequires less space.
PRINCIPLE:
This new way is based on the principle “PIEZOELECTRICITY”. It means that whenever
any mechanical stress or pressure is applied on certain crystals, an electrical potential isdeveloped over the crystal lattice. When this electrical potential is not shorted an electricalvoltage is created.In 1880, Jacques and Pierre Curie discovered an unusual characteristic of certain crystallineminerals: when subjected to a mechanical force, the crystals became electrically polarized.Tension and compression generated voltages of opposite polarity, and in proportion to theapplied force. Subsequently, the converse of this relationship was confirmed: if one of these voltage-generating crystals was exposed to an electric field it lengthened orshortened according to the polarity of the field, and in proportion to the strength of thefield. These behaviours were labelled the piezoelectric effect and the inverse piezoelectriceffect, respectively, from the Greek word piezein, meaning to press or squeeze.
BLOCK DIAGRAM:
AC to DC
AC electricityfrom thePiezoelectriccells is rectifiedto DCSmoothing
The rectifiedAC is madeinto asmoothenedDC voltage.Step-up / Step-down
The DC voltageis modified(step-up /step-down)asrequired.

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