Boeing Will Be Converting Sound Of Its Airplanes Into Electricity
Noise generated by aircraft to be converted into electricity? Is this a possibility for the future?
This is what Boeing plans to do in the future!
Boeing has filed a patent that entails the conversion of noise being generated by aircraft during landings and takeoffs into electricity.
Commercial aircraft jet engines create noise at 140db and this is other than the noise of wheels when the plane lands and the noise made due to friction with air.
Chin Toh, a company employee, was the one who came up with the idea to harvest electricity from all this acoustic energy that usually goes to waste.
Right now, the cost is high if compared to the amount of energy generated but the idea is definitely excellent.
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