Thermoelectric Generator

The New Frontiers of Engineering Award is an initiative promoted by the Portuguese Association of Engineers (Central Region) which aims to stimulate the interest of students in elementary and secondary education about STEM themes and in the engineering profession. Thermoelectric Generator was a work developed by students of the 7th and 9th year of Colégio da Imaculada Conceição school and candidate for the prize in 2016. Consisting of the development of a prototype of a Thermoelectric Generator, demonstrating the importance of the sources and forms of energy, generating sufficient electrical energy to feed an electric motor only through the differences in temperature between 2 water reservoirs.

Video about the development process and testing; Poster with abstract and conclusions.

Joao Orey
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