On the Figure of Merit of Thermoelectric Generators

[+] Author and Article Information
Min Chen, Shan-Shan Lu, Bo Liao

Department of Electronic Engineering, Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, 100081 China

J. Energy Resour. Technol 127(1), 37-41 (Mar 29, 2005) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1811120 History: Received October 16, 2003; Revised August 10, 2004; Online March 29, 2005
Copyright © 2005 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.



Grahic Jump Location
Schematic representation and thermal model of a single-couple waste-heat thermoelectric generator.
Grahic Jump Location
Various performance parameters versus Seebeck coefficients α for different models. (a) ΔT, (b) Vout, (c) P, and (d) η.
Grahic Jump Location
Various performance parameters versus Y for X=60,000 m−1 under different load resistances. The horizontal axis corresponds to dimensionless Y. (a) ΔT, (b) Vout, (c) P, and (d) η.




Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In