The paper deals with the issues of direct conversion of thermal energy to electric one due to the use of the thermoelectricity effect to provide independent operation of a cathodic protection station when heat transfer fluids flow through pipelines. The experimental setup description, applied techniques and procedure, and the experimental results are presented. A possibility of generating electricity using thermoelectricity effect for a cathodic protection station independent power supply source is demonstrated.
The research was carried out within the framework of the state task for 2017 in the field of scientific activities "Research and development of the design and structure of an independent EMF source for cathodic protection station (13.8087.2017 / BCh)
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