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- Ishida, Aki, et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Applied energy 2018 v.212 pp. 966-975
- airports; dynamic models; electric power; energy; friction; gears; humans; magnetism; railroads; sports; walking
- ... Harvesting energy from pedestrians can be used to power sensors in smart infrastructure, monitor structural health, and provide environmental sensing data. This paper presents a novel paver that efficiently harvests energy from human walking. Within the paver, a permanent magnetic motor is used as an electric generator. Racks, pinions, gears and a one-way-clutch are employed to convert the up-and- ...