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Generate light with wind power
Jönköping University, School of Engineering, JTH. Research area Product Development - Simulation and Optimization.
2013 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The report explain the steps taken to improve a product (SOLVINDEN), which uses sun and wind energy to generate light and is used for outdoor decoration. The research involves improvements in both designas well function. As the form follows function in the product functionality of the form is very important in selection of the form. Some of important topics which are considered are different way of using wind to charge batteries, blades profiles and shape, way of optimizing generator, ratio of the optimal solution between of how much wind power is needed tostart charging and charging efficiency. The report also includes differentway of manufacturing, testing and finalizing the right form afteroptimizing. The solar power and the batteries are not in the scope of theproject.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2013. , 70 p.
Keyword [en]
SOLVINDEN, IKEA, Product design, Industrial design, Wind energy, Solar energy, Renewable energy, Wind power, Design research, Design methods, Product efficiency, Decoration
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Engineering and Technology
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-21124OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hj-21124DiVA: diva2:619538
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JTH, Product Development
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Available from: 2013-05-24 Created: 2013-05-04 Last updated: 2013-05-24Bibliographically approved

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