Thermoelectric exhaust-gas energy recovery: An integrated approach

Anthony Vivian Powell, Andreas Kaltzoglou, Paz Vaqueiro, Gao Min, Jorge García-Cañadas, Richard K. Stobart, J. Li, G. Dong, A. Wijewardane

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Abstract

Here we describe the first results from an interdisciplinary project that seeks to develop a skutterudite-based thermoelectric (TE) energy recovery system for a vehicle exhaust stream. Filled skutterudites have been prepared and characterised and their thermal stability evaluated. Thermoelements fabricated from these skutterudites have been used to evaluate the compatibility of materials required for the construction of TE modules. The results of modelling studies for the optimization of heat exchanger design and the creation of a component in the loop test facility are also described.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication9th European Conference on Thermoelectrics
PublisherAIP Publishing
Pages505-508
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9780735410480
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 26 Jun 2012

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
PublisherAIP Publishing
Number1
Volume1449
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616

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