Open access peer-reviewed Edited volume

Sustainable Energy Harvesting Technologies

Past, Present and Future

Edited by Yen Kheng Tan

Singapore University of Technology and Design

In the early 21st century, research and development of sustainable energy harvesting (EH) technologies have started. Since then, many EH technologies have evolved, advanced and even been successfully developed into hardware prototypes for sustaining the operational lifetime of low?power electronic devices like mobile gadgets, smart wireless sensor networks, etc. Energy harvesting is a technology that harvests freely available renewable energy from the ambient environment to recharge or put used energy back into the energy storage devices without the hassle of disrupting or even discontinuing the normal operation of the specific application. With the prior knowledge and experience developed over a decade ago, progress of sustainable EH technologies research is still intact and ongoing. EH technologies are starting to mature and strong synergies are formulating with dedicate application areas. To move forward, now would be a good time to setup a review and brainstorm session to evaluate the past, investigate and think through the present and understand and plan for the future sustainable energy harvesting technologies.

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Sustainable Energy Harvesting TechnologiesPast, Present and FutureEdited by Yen Kheng Tan

Published: December 22nd 2011

DOI: 10.5772/945

ISBN: 978-953-307-438-2

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41050 Total Chapter Downloads

35 Crossref Citations

58 Web of Science Citations

70 Dimensions Citations

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1. A Modelling Framework for Energy Harvesting Aware Wireless Sensor Networks

By Michael R. Hansen, Mikkel Koefoed Jakobsen and Jan Madsen

1596

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2. Vibration Energy Harvesting: Machinery Vibration, Human Movement and Flow Induced Vibration

By Dibin Zhu

6486

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3. Modelling Theory and Applications of the Electromagnetic Vibrational Generator

By Chitta Ranjan Saha

3250

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4. Modeling and Simulation of Thermoelectric Energy Harvesting Processes

By Piotr Dziurdzia

8430

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5. WSN Design for Unlimited Lifetime

By Emanuele Lattanzi and Alessandro Bogliolo

1997

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6. Wearable Energy Harvesting System for Powering Wireless Devices

By Yen Kheng Tan and Wee Song Koh

3216

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7. Vibration Energy Harvesting: Linear and Nonlinear Oscillator Approaches

By Luca Gammaitoni, Helios Vocca, Igor Neri, Flavio Travasso and Francesco Orfei

4359

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8. Energy Harvesting Technologies: Thick-Film Piezoelectric Microgenerator

By Swee Leong Kok

4789

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9. Hydrogen from Stormy Oceans

By Helmut Tributsch

1803

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10. Design Issues in Radio Frequency Energy Harvesting System

By Chomora Mikeka and Hiroyuki Arai

5124

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