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Solar powered charging backpack.

Taverne, Jonas; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Ayub, Ahmad Syahir; Sellami, Nazmi; Abu-Bakar, Siti Hawa; Bani, Nurul Aini; Mas'ud, Abdullahi Abubakar

Authors

Jonas Taverne

Firdaus Muhammad-Sukki

Ahmad Syahir Ayub

Nazmi Sellami

Siti Hawa Abu-Bakar

Nurul Aini Bani

Abdullahi Abubakar Mas'ud



Abstract

This paper demonstrated a step by step process in designing a solar powered charging backpack that is capable of charging a mobile phone efficiently. A selection of existing products available on the market were reviewed and compared to ascertain the cost, size, and output capabilities. Next, the solar cell types and regulators were compared and their respective merits were also investigated. The charging system was then designed and tested before being integrated with the backpack. The results clearly showed that the system managed to charge the mobile phone. However, it was found that the excessive power dissipation has caused the LR to generate significant heat.

Citation

TAVERNE, J., MUHAMMAD-SUKKI, F., AYUB, A.S., SELLAMI, N., ABU-BAKAR, S.H., BANI, N.A. and MAS'UD, A.A. 2017. Solar powered charging backpack. Presented at the 2017 International conference on electrical, electronic, communication and control engineering (ICEECC2017), 5-6 December 2017, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Presentation Conference Type Conference Paper (unpublished)
Conference Name 2017 International conference on electrical, electronic, communication and control engineering (ICEECC2017)
Conference Location Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Start Date Dec 5, 2017
End Date Dec 6, 2017
Deposit Date Jan 16, 2018
Publicly Available Date Jan 16, 2018
Keywords Solar cell; Regulator; Charging circuit; Backpack; Efficiency
Public URL http://hdl.handle.net/10059/2674
Related Public URLs http://hdl.handle.net/10059/2890

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