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Journal of Atmospheric Pollution. 2017, 5(1), 33-39
DOI: 10.12691/jap-5-1-5
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Experimental Investigation of Solar Powered Air-Conditioning System in a Car

K. Punitharani1, , Rahul Narendran1, Aravindakumar. VM1 and Jothi Mahesh. G1

1Mechanical Department, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, India

Pub. Date: July 28, 2017

Cite this paper:
K. Punitharani, Rahul Narendran, Aravindakumar. VM and Jothi Mahesh. G. Experimental Investigation of Solar Powered Air-Conditioning System in a Car. Journal of Atmospheric Pollution. 2017; 5(1):33-39. doi: 10.12691/jap-5-1-5


Fossil fuels are of greater importance in transport systems because when it is burnt, produces significant amounts of energy to move the vehicle along. Generally usage of the air-conditioning system in the transportation will increase the usage of the fossil fuel thereby increases pollution rate. The additional energy resources such as solar energy can be used in a vehicle to generate adequate energy to power the air-conditioning system instead of solely depending on the fossil fuel, which increases the fuel consumption rate in an engine. The solar panel allows it to absorb the sun's energy and turn it into electricity can be utilized to power the air-conditioning system in a car. Thereby the consumption of fossil fuel is lowered. Besides, this application, benefits the environment as it produces lower carbon which minimizes the effect of the greenhouse effect thereby and global warming.

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