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Review on Progress and Challenges of the Power Generation Systems at Micro-Scales

Jun Jie Chen, De Guang Xu
2015 International Letters of Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy  
of micro-scale combustion and power generation.  ...  In this work, the technological issues related to micro-scale combustion and the development of thermochemical devices for power generation will be discussed.  ...  CURRENT TECHNOLOGIES IN MICRO-POWER GENERATION Although the field of micro-scale power generation using combustion is new, there are currently several ongoing projects to develop micro-scale combustors  ... 
doi:10.18052/www.scipress.com/ilcpa.47.185 fatcat:zaiejdnoszdkxjkd67rkxhtiyi

Micropower generation using combustion: Issues and approaches

A. Carlos Fernandez-Pello
2002 Proceedings of the Combustion Institute  
The micro-power generation field is very young, and still is in most cases in the feasibility stage.  ...  In this work, some of the technological issues related to meso and micro-scale combustion and the operation of thermochemical devices for power generation will be discussed.  ...  David Walther to the preparation of this manuscript, his contribution was essential to the completion of the work.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1540-7489(02)80113-4 fatcat:lyx4wvej5rbhdp2m7cg4ptrdsa

Development of small-scale and micro-scale biomass-fuelled CHP systems – A literature review

Leilei Dong, Hao Liu, Saffa Riffat
2009 Applied Thermal Engineering  
A review is carried out on the development of small-and micro-scale biomass-fuelled combined heat and power (CHP) systems.  ...  The advantages and disadvantages of each technology have been discussed. Recommendations have been made on the future development of small-and micro-scale biomass-fuelled CHP.  ...  Acknowledgement The authors wish to acknowledge the financial support of EPSRC (EP/E020062/1) via ERA-NET Bioenegy project 'Small scale biomass-fired CHP system'.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2008.12.004 fatcat:otbofadvofgw3gwpsgqamcc2qi

Energy Management Control Algorithm Based Bidirectional DC-DC Converter for Small Scale Micro Grid with Hybrid Storage System

2019 International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology  
Control calculation and Power converters operation has been utilized alongside committed Energy Resource for the effective buck-boost operation of the Small Scale micro grid.  ...  established to operate the Small Scale micro grid as a self-sufficient mode.  ...  Which is play out the power at the grid side is managed to guarantee productive power exchange from the resource and storage system to the micro grid, II.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijeat.f1008.0886s19 fatcat:l7wrve2ikba3zg7r5wye56qa6u

Selected papers from the 9th International Workshop on Micro and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications (PowerMEMS 2009)

Reza Ghodssi, Carol Livermore, David Arnold
2010 Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering  
We would like to express our appreciation to the members of the International Steering Committee, the Technical Program Committee, the Local Organizing Committee, and to the workshop's financial supporters  ...  We are grateful to the referees for their contributions to the review process.  ...  at small scales.  ... 
doi:10.1088/0960-1317/20/10/100201 fatcat:z6nopmhp6zbtlbbfihsbnbgylq

Variational Foundations and Generalized Unified Theory of RVE-Based Multiscale Models

Pablo J. Blanco, Pablo J. Sánchez, Eduardo A. de Souza Neto, Raúl A. Feijóo
2014 Archives of Computational Methods in Engineering  
which the natures of the force-and stress-like quantities are uniquely identified as the duals (power-conjugates) of the adopted kinematical variables; and (iii) the Principle of Multiscale Virtual Power  ...  A unified variational theory is proposed for a general class of multiscale models based on the concept of Representative Volume Element (RVE).  ...  total virtual power at the micro-and macro-scales.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11831-014-9137-5 fatcat:s5kft3afs5hmrewl7vznjgbkru

INFLUENCE OF MODIFIED AIR ON COMBUSTION CHARACTERISTICS IN MESO-SCALE VORTEX COMBUSTOR

Mostafa Khaleghi, Mazlan A. Wahid, A. Saat, M. Y. M. Fairus, M. M. Sies, N. Kamaruzaman, Md. Mizanur Rahman, M. Mohammad Amri, H. A. Mohammed
2016 Jurnal Teknologi  
The need to supply power for miniaturized mechanical devices opens exciting new opportunities for combustion, especially in the field of micro-power generation.  ...  Meso/micro scale combustion has been considered as a potential solution for many small-volumes and energy demanding systems, such as power supplies for portable device.  ...  INTRODUCTION In the past decade there have been numerous interests with in the research community to advance the field of combustion and power generation at small scale.  ... 
doi:10.11113/jt.v78.9663 fatcat:dasbmupeejfy3a6nlwgkgt66ru

Fruit fly scale robots can hover longer with flapping wings than with spinning wings

Elliot W. Hawkes, David Lentink
2016 Journal of the Royal Society Interface  
While it requires less power to spin a wing, the overall efficiency depends also on the actuator system driving the wing.  ...  This crossover is driven by the reduction in performance of rotary compared with oscillatory actuators at smaller scale.  ...  Hover duration of micro robots Earlier studies either consider the energy consumption of the entire system at a single scale [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] , qualitative performance differences at various  ... 
doi:10.1098/rsif.2016.0730 pmid:27707903 pmcid:PMC5095227 fatcat:vjortaxyl5hopffchtwobprvge

Experimental verification of the feasibility of a 100 W class micro-scale gas turbine at an impeller diameter of 10 mm

Kousuke Isomura, Motohide Murayama, Susumu Teramoto, Kousuke Hikichi, Yuki Endo, Shinichi Togo, Shuji Tanaka
2006 Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering  
Based on these results, the feasibility of the micro-scale gas turbine at impeller diameter 10mm has successfully been proven at component level.  ...  The rotor that is required to rotate at 870,000 rpm to generate the compressor pressure ratio 3 has successfully been achieved the stable operation by using hydroinertia gas bearings.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT This project is supported by the New Energy and  ... 
doi:10.1088/0960-1317/16/9/s13 fatcat:s6uw52k53beolgzkqvzh2d6zzu

Analysis of Relay Protection Problems in Micro-grid

Feng Yan, Xiaofeng Ma, Jun Yan, Jianye Zhang
2017 DEStech Transactions on Materials Science and Engineering  
The concepts of distributed generation and micro-grid were proposed.  ...  The influence of the micro-grid connected to the distribution network were analyzed from four dimensions, namely the distribution network planning, power quality, operation and control, and the load flow  ...  At the same time, after micro-grid is incorporated into the distribution network, when failures happen, the power island generated from the micro grid and distribution network is generally difficult to  ... 
doi:10.12783/dtmse/smne2016/10588 fatcat:dlmpwcvmjzbaxnrdkcds2beagq

A Review of Different Turbines Used for Power Generation and Its Resources

R. N. Patil, S. A. Mohurle, N. J. Nasre, A. T. Shahare, M. B. Gaikwad, P.G. Bhivgade
2019 Zenodo  
This review paper discuss the concept of turbine with an application of power generation.  ...  power is generated.  ...  This paper gives a detailed report on the power generation from Micro Turbines. Micro turbine assumes a significant job in electric power age.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3068375 fatcat:kwyvbvf2r5f5norgfuxniyivva

A Novel Multi-Scale Method for Thermo-Mechanical Simulation of Power Integrated Circuits

Adrian Bojita, Marius Purcar, Dan Simon, Ciprian Florea, Cristian Boianceanu, Vasile Topa
2022 IEEE Journal of the Electron Devices Society  
Detailed localized micro-scale sub-models are assigned to limited portions of the homogenized region.  ...  This paper proposes an advanced and enhanced multi-scale simulation method for the thermo-mechanical analysis of power ICs.  ...  the field values calculated in the micro-scale sub-models.  ... 
doi:10.1109/jeds.2022.3144530 fatcat:kdnzrdvwojfelgdvykmsxogjxe

Expanders for micro-CHP systems with organic Rankine cycle

Guoquan Qiu, Hao Liu, Saffa Riffat
2011 Applied Thermal Engineering  
Solar thermal energy, the heat of biomass combustion and waste heat may be used to drive a combined heat and power (CHP) system.  ...  This paper summarizes the findings of the market research for the expanders and discusses the selection and choices of the expanders for ORCbased micro-CHP systems.  ...  ORC-based micro-CHP system.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2011.06.008 fatcat:tc66p3pflzcn5ewsxx5w7uqq4a

Integrated micro-power source based on a micro-silicon fuel cell and a micro electromechanical system hydrogen generator

L. Zhu, K.Y. Lin, R.D. Morgan, Vikhram V. Swaminathan, H.S. Kim, B. Gurau, D. Kim, B. Bae, R.I. Masel, M.A. Shannon
2008 Journal of Power Sources  
This paper introduces an integrated millimeter scale power source based on a micro-silicon fuel cell and a MEMS hydrogen generator, with passive control.  ...  Micro-power sources that are comparable to or smaller than the size of the micro-devices needing power are needed for many applications.  ...  Micro-batteries have also been widely explored to build millimeter scale power sources and some efforts have been done to miniaturize the power sources to sub-millimeter scale.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2008.09.028 fatcat:75p4gcqjs5bohiy4dlaj345udq

Small-Scale Renewable Energy Systems in the Development of Distributed Generation in Poland

Justyna Chodkowska-Miszczuk
2014 Moravian Geographical Reports  
Small-scale renewable energy systems in the context of the development of distributed generation, are discussed for the case of Poland.  ...  One of the important dimensions of this process is the creation of micro- and small-power producers based on renewable, locally-available energy sources.  ...  Acknowledgements I have a gratitude for Professor Daniela Szymańska from Department of Urban Studies and Regional Development at the Faculty of Earth Sciences from Nicolaus Copernicus University in Toruń  ... 
doi:10.2478/mgr-2014-0010 fatcat:wy6yex3irvcyraka6s2rsn5zna
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