How To Make A Bike Generator | DIY

by | Jan 30, 2022 | Physics, Science

Introduction

Bike Generator is one of the trendy projects on academics. The project aims to build a simple human-powered generator by using a bike to power the light bulbs, mobiles, and other small appliances. So, in this article, we will teach you about how to make a bike generator. This project will help to understand and develop one’s engineering skills.

Supplies

Below is the list of essentials required to make this project.

Materials

  • 2″ X 4″ Wood
  • V-belt
  • Diode
  • Battery
  • Inverter
  • Wire
  • Motor

Tools

  • Wrench
  • Saw
  • Nails
  • Measuring Tape
  • Hammer
  • Screwdriver

Steps To Make A Bike Generator

Step 1: The first step is to unscrew the back rim of the bike and then remove the tire and tube.

Detaching the Bike Tire

Detaching the Bike Tire

Step 2: The second step is to measure and cut the wooden pieces

Measuring and Cutting Wooden Pieces

Measuring and Cutting Wooden Pieces

Step 3: The next step is to arrange and stick the wooden pieces in the following manner.

Arranging the Wooden Pieces

Arranging the Wooden Pieces

Step 4: Take the small wooden blocks and slightly cut them.

Cutting the Wooden Blocks

Cutting the Wooden Blocks

Step 5: Now, arrange and stick all the wooden pieces like a stand.

Arranging the Wooden Pieces

Arranging the Wooden Pieces

Step 6: In this step, you should get a belt and remove the back rim to attach it.

Attaching the Belt

Attaching the Belt

Step 7: Mount the 12-volt DC motor to the stand.

Attaching a Motor

Attaching a Motor

Step 8: Now, place the driver belt on the stand and connect it with the motor.

Connecting the Driver Belt

Connecting the Driver Belt

Step 9: Connect the battery in series with the motor and diode.

Connecting the Battery with Diodes

Connecting the Battery with Diodes

Step 10: The next step is t use the adapter and then connect the battery to the inverter.

Using Adapter to Connect Battery to Inverter

Using Adapter to Connect Battery to Inverter

Step 11: The last step is to plug the appliance into the inverter.

Plugging the Appliance

Plugging the Appliance

Things To Remember

  • You should make sure that the rear week of the bike should fit, and it must be 5 to 5 inches off the ground.
  • Make sure the motor is tightly connected with the drive belt.
  • Make sure the drive belt is moving continuously, and it should not slip.

 

 

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