Extraction of Water from Ambient Air By Using Thermoelectric Modules

Authors(5) :-Madhira Srikanth Reddy, Rapolu Kumaraswami, Bandi Karthik Reddy, Bageliker Ananth Sai, Shaik Gulam Abul Hasan

Water scarcity is one of the burning issues of today’s world. Though the water covers more than two third (about 70%) of the earth’s surface but still fresh water which can be used for drinking and carrying out every day remains scarce. So, to overcome this we need to develop a method to condense water from air. However, in highly humid areas such as places close to the water source water can be obtained by condensing water vapour present in air. Here to develop water from air we use the convergent nozzle, axial fan, thermoelectric, filter and collecting tank etc. here the air from atmosphere is sucked by air fan through filter then pass it to through nozzle, which is provided with fins. While the air passing through the nozzle at exit of nozzle we place a thermoelectric to get the reduced pressure about 1atm and temperature about 18°C i.e. below the dew point temperature at that temperature and pressure the phase change takes place from the air to water thus the condensation takes place and forms the water. The power consumption for this process is very low and the obtained water is pure to drink safely.

Authors and Affiliations

Madhira Srikanth Reddy
UG Final Year Student, Mechanical Department , Vidya Jyothi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Rapolu Kumaraswami
UG Final Year Student, Mechanical Department , Vidya Jyothi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Bandi Karthik Reddy
UG Final Year Student, Mechanical Department , Vidya Jyothi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Bageliker Ananth Sai
UG Final Year Student, Mechanical Department , Vidya Jyothi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Shaik Gulam Abul Hasan
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Department , Vidya Jyothi Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Thermoelectric, Condensation, Dew Point, Phase Change.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 2 | March-April 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-04-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 733-737
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1732207
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

Cite This Article :

Madhira Srikanth Reddy, Rapolu Kumaraswami, Bandi Karthik Reddy, Bageliker Ananth Sai, Shaik Gulam Abul Hasan, " Extraction of Water from Ambient Air By Using Thermoelectric Modules, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 2, pp.733-737, March-April-2017.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET1732207

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