Temperature Control of Thermoelectric Generators for Small Incinerators With Modified Fruit Fly Optimization Algorithm (MFOA)


  • Somprasong Sriwichai Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna
  • Rassamitut Pansomboon National Security and Dual-Use Technology Center, National Science and Technology Development Agency
  • Supakit Kawdungta Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna


Thermoelectric, Incinerators, Optimization Algorithm, Modified Fruit Fly Optimization Algorithm (MFOA), Internet of Things


This paper presents the application of thermoelectric generator (TEG) plates for converting the thermal energy generated by the incinerator into electrical energy for utilization and a modified fruit fly optimization algorithm (MFOA) is employed to control the cooling system on the cold side of the thermoelectric generator plates. This energy conversion system consists of a thermoelectric generator plate, thermocouple, cooling system, voltage sensor, and microcontroller. From the implementation results, it was found that a modified fruit fly optimization algorithm can be used to control the cooling on the cold side surface to achieve the maximum temperature difference on both surfaces. The energy conversion system can generate electrical energy with a voltage of 18 V, a current of 0.85 A, at a temperature difference on both surfaces of 128oC. Moreover, the data of this energy conversion will be recorded on the database with the internet of things (IoT) communication.


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How to Cite

S. . Sriwichai, R. . Pansomboon, and S. . Kawdungta, “Temperature Control of Thermoelectric Generators for Small Incinerators With Modified Fruit Fly Optimization Algorithm (MFOA)”, Ladkrabang Engr J, vol. 39, no. 2, pp. 82–89, Jun. 2022.



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