Translation Motion-Based Backpack for Indonesian Army Soldiers as a Source of Energy for Military Communication Devices

  • Jerry Barto Naga Politeknik Angkatan Darat, Malang, Indonesia
  • Dekki Widiatmoko Jurusan Elektronika, Politeknik Angkatan Darat, Malang, Indonesia
  • Kasiyanto Kasiyanto Politeknik Angkatan Darat, Malang, Indonesia
Keywords: Backpack Design, Translation Motion, Energy Optimation, Military communication, operational efficiency


Background: Energy is an aspect that is very necessary in human life, because every activity we do consumes and produces energy. Among various sources of energy, human physical activity is a potential energy source that can be utilized.
Objective: This research aims to design a backpack with translation motion as an energy source for military communication devices.
Methods: The design of this tool uses the research and development method.
Result: The results of the study indicate that walking produces a voltage of approximately 3.863 volts, climbing stairs produces 4.56 volts, and running generates 5.39 volts. The voltage generated increases with the level of human movement involved.
Conclusion: In conclusion, the more human movement is involved, the higher the voltage generated. The calculated spring constant is Ktotal = 22.612 N/m, with a unit spring constant of 11.306 N/m. F


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How to Cite
Naga, J., Widiatmoko, D., & Kasiyanto, K. (2024). Translation Motion-Based Backpack for Indonesian Army Soldiers as a Source of Energy for Military Communication Devices. Jurnal Bumigora Information Technology (BITe), 5(2), 187-194.