Apparatus for recovery and use of waste thermal energy Wechsler, Monroe Ven Gerpen, John
dc.contributor.department Iowa State University Research Foundation, Inc. 2018-02-13T14:12:18.000 2020-06-30T06:14:33Z 2020-06-30T06:14:33Z 2013-09-13 1994-01-18
dc.description.abstract <p>Energy recovery apparatus for recovering and using thermal energy comprises multiple series of shape memory elements having decreasing transformation temperatures from one element to the next in the direction of a heating fluid to extract heat over a range of fluid temperatures to effect a shape change of each element. Cooling fluid is flowed alternately through each series of elements to cool the elements and effect another shape change. The cooling fluid exiting a preceding series of elements is used as the heating fluid of the next series of elements to extract further heat indirectly from the original heating fluid. The shape changes of the elements are converted to mechanical work.</p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Engineering
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dc.subject.keywords Materials Science and Engineering
dc.title Apparatus for recovery and use of waste thermal energy
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