bbruhns at erols.com
Fri Jul 14 20:21:54 CDT 2006
Maybe a vertical axis with two wheels spinning in opposite
directions, so braking and acceleration would not impart a steering
twist force. But there is the extra weight/mass of the wheel(s).
I guess it's not much compared to thirty people, but 1/4 ton is
still a lot.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Nan and Sandy Sanders" <esanders at erols.com>
To: <andre.kesteloot at ieee.org>; "Iain McFadyen"
<mcfadyenusa at yahoo.com>
Cc: <tacos at amrad.org>; "Alex Fraser" <beatnic at comcast.net>
Sent: Friday, July 14, 2006 9:14 PM
Subject: Re: middle east
> Nothing a vertical shaft and gimbals cant handle.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Andre Kesteloot" <andre.kesteloot at verizon.net>
> To: "Iain McFadyen" <mcfadyenusa at yahoo.com>
> Cc: <tacos at amrad.org>; "Alex Fraser" <beatnic at comcast.net>
> Sent: Friday, July 14, 2006 6:28 PM
> Subject: Re: middle east
> > Iain McFadyen wrote:
> > >Many buses in Europe use regenerative braking, but mindful of
> > >losses, they later started switching to regerative braking
> > >kinetic storage systems, where the energy was stored in a
> > >flywheel.
> > >
> > >Iain
> > >
> > Indeed then flywheel itself introduced problems when the
> > wanted to make a turn....
> > André
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