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Micro Flywheels

Discussion in 'Battery Discussion' started by TEG, Jun 25, 2007.

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  1. TEG

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    Several years ago flywheel-powered cars seemed very promising for a while. Flywheel technology improved a lot with the introduction of high-strength composite materials, and some were saying they just needed to reduce the idling losses.

    But instead, it seems like li-ion batteries advanced faster and left flywheels behind. The interest in them has all faded.
     
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    #4 Nik, May 27, 2011
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    Some F1 teams use flywheels for their KERS systems.
     
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    KERS thread here.
     

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