Heat-pipe assisted thermoelectric generators for exhaust gas applications

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Gonçalves, L. M.; Martins, Jorge; Antunes, Joaquim; Rocha, Romeu; Brito, F. P.;
  • Publisher: ASME
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1115/IMECE2010-40926
  • Subject: thermoelectric generators | Heat pipes | Science & Technology | waste heat recovery | exhaust heat | seebeck

Millions of hybrid cars are already running on our roads with the purpose of reducing fossil fuel dependence. One of their main advantages is the recovery of wasted energy, namely by brake recovery. However, there are other sources of wasted energy in a car powered by a... View more
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