EPSRC Energy Harvesting Network

VW Transporter Van - Cooling Fluid Holder


Energy Source: Vibration
Application: Automobile
Specific Location: Cable-tied to the metal support of the cooling fluid bottle
Data Duration: 09m 30s
Data Frequency: 2048 Hz
Date Obtained: Friday 15th July 2011, 10:43am

Abstract: The selected car is a commercial vehicle (VW Transporter van) with a 5-cylinder diesel engine. The engine speed is relatively low, varying between 1500-2500 rpm. The van was driven between two junctions of the M32, in a loop, with two roundabouts at each end. Driving from Eastgate tesco onto M32 roundabout going towards St Paul's roundabout. Stationary at traffic lights. Rapid acceleration then going on sidelines that shake the car to accelerate up to 60 mph. Traffic light at roundabout, another one just before joining the motorway. Rapid acceleration. Traffic light stop at the eastgate roundabout. Start time: 10:43:45, finish time: 10:53:05.

Acknowledgement: If you use this data, please:
  • acknowledge 'University of Bristol/University of Southampton, "Next Generation Energy-Harvesting Electronics: Holistic Approach" [online]. Available: http://www.holistic.ecs.soton.ac.uk/',
  • specify that the data was "Downloaded via The EH Network Data Repository (http://eh-network.org/data)".
Link to Data: http://www.holistic.ecs.soton.ac.uk/data/van2_cooling_fluid/data.zip
Link to Further Information and Analysis: http://www.holistic.ecs.soton.ac.uk/data/van2_cooling_fluid/data.php

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