Research Objectives
Hybrid Energy Systems Laboratory

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  •  Determine the typical cell phone user profile using a survey.


  • Measure the current drawn when using various cell phone features.


  • Measure the force necessary to produce a keystroke for each phone using a strain gauge.


  • Determine the voltage produced by various piezoelectric devices by the typical keystroke forces.


  • Determine if the vibrational energy of the phone can be converted into electrical power.


  • Use power optimization software (POWER) to select the best energy delivery system for the cell phone.