Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Utilizing Ocean Thermal Energy in a Submarine Robot

A proposed system would exploit the ocean thermal gradient for recharging the batteries in a battery-powered unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) of a type that has been deployed in large numbers to...

Briefs: Energy
Alternative OTEC Scheme for a Submarine Robot

An alternative system for exploiting the ocean thermal gradient to generate power would be based on the thawing-expansion/freezing-contraction behavior of a wax, or perhaps another suitable phase-change...

Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Fuel-Cell Power Systems Incorporating Mg-Based H2 Generators

Two hydrogen generators based on reactions involving magnesium and steam have been proposed at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory as means for generating fuel (hydrogen gas) for motor...

Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
Electrocatalytic Reduction of Carbon Dioxide to Methane

A room-temperature electrocatalytic process has been investigated as a means of removing carbon dioxide from air and restoring oxygen to the air. The process was originally intended for use in a...

GDM: Green Design & Manufacturing
System for Removing Pollutants From Incinerator Exhaust

A system for removing pollutants - primarily sulfur dioxide and mixed oxides of nitrogen - from incinerator exhaust has been demonstrated at Johnson Space Center. The system is also designed...

Articles: Green Design & Manufacturing
NASA Study Shows How Oil Production Impacts Climate

When and how global oil production will peak has been debated, making it difficult to anticipate emissions from the burning of fuel and to precisely estimate its impact on the climate. To better...

Articles: Green Design & Manufacturing
Green Energy for the Battlefield

The amount of energy the United States consumes increases every year and this growth in energy consumption outpaces energy production. To fill this gap, the U.S. imports 35% of its energy. More importantly, the...

Articles: Green Design & Manufacturing
Sustainable Technologies Category Winner, "Create the Future" 2007 Design Contest


Ted Bristow
Creative Electric
Kailua Kona, HI

LEDTRICITY™ uses a combination of various electrical principles, unique...

Application Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Oil Recycling System Controls Contamination

OilTrac™ fluid maintenance program/oil recycling system
COMO Filtration Systems
Janesville, WI

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