Solar Powered Ozone Generator Prototype Using Corona Effect



EOI: 10.11242/viva-tech.01.04.001

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Ms. Adarshkumar Singh, Ms. Yash Dehrikar, Ms. Himanshu Tamore, Sumit Tamore, "Solar Powered Ozone Generator Prototype Using Corona Effect", VIVA-IJRI Volume 1, Issue 4, Article 1, pp. 1-8, 2021. Published by Computer Engineering Department, VIVA Institute of Technology, Virar, India.

Abstract

This project aims to develop a sustainable solar powered ozone generator whose operating principle is based on the production of ozone by corona effect. Ozone gas is now-a-days used for treatment of drinking water, disinfection, and air-purification.Corona effect occurs when an intense electric field accelerates the existing electrons around a conductor. This effect generates ozone through a high voltage process that produces a strong enough electric field to break the dielectric strength of the air between the electrodes and breaks the oxygen molecules and form ozone(O3). This phenomenon occurs at or near a field strength of 2kv-10kv. Flyback converter which is excited by a high frequency Hartley oscillator and act as a high voltage-high frequency transformer to reach the expected voltage. The whole system is powered by the solar photovoltaic panels . This work is aimed to evaluate the efficiency of this solar powered ozone generator.

Keywords

Air purification, Corona Effect, Flyback converter, Hartley Oscillator, Ozone generator, Photovoltaic panels

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