FURI | Spring 2018

Pressure Differential Sequestration of Ambient Humidity

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The research goal is to gauge the effectiveness of collecting water by pressurizing air. The researcher has completed modelling using realistic environmental data. It was found that more than 3 liters per day could be produced in a square meter area using 31 atmospheres of pressure. This idea was presented to faculty researchers for discussion and input was given, which was a valuable learning experience. A prototype is in progress with an envisioned application in water recovery for disaster relief and military scenarios.

Student researcher

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Justin Edberg

Materials science and engineering

Hometown: Tempe, Arizona

Graduation date: Spring 2019