Feasibility Study for Using Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Floor in Buildings' Interior Spaces

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Piezoelectric floors generate many microwatts up to many watts per step, depending on space pedestrians' frequency and piezoelectric technology. Although there are a number of earnest researches that have focused on harvesting power from piezoelectric floors tiles, the piezoelectric application is still hindered by many factors, which leads to the deprivation of the advantages of this technology. The research addresses how to get the Maximum benefits from piezoelectric energy harvesting floor in Buildings' interior spaces, according to the various weight of every usage factors, and through the integration of different kind of piezoelectric technology capabilities. This Paper seeks to spread piezoelectric energy harvesting floor applications, through Facilitate how to conciliate and harmonize between the challenging requirement of usage factors and the application possibilities using a proposed tool. Feasibility study guide supported by various case studies that has been described as a benchmark for the future applications.

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Elhalwagy, A. M., Ghoneem, M. Y. M., & Elhadidi, M. (2017). Feasibility Study for Using Piezoelectric Energy Harvesting Floor in Buildings’ Interior Spaces. In Energy Procedia (Vol. 115, pp. 114–126). Elsevier Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.05.012

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