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Thermoelectric Converter

PIRA 4F50.12

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

A fan is mounted to a large thermocouple. One side is put in tap water while the other side is put in LN2. After a few minutes and a helpful push, the fan will run on the electricity created by the temperature difference.

Recipe and
Location:

Thermoelectric Converter
Styrofoam Cups
LN2
Dewar

Section C
Section A

Tank Outside Machinery Shop
Ask Lab Manager

Video:

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Thermoelectric Converter

Notes:

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