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From: full name
Subject: Re: Electricity generator for an electric scooter?
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Date: Sun, 10 Nov 2002 04:25:06 GMT
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John Larkin wrote:
>full name wrote:
>>The idea faceplant suggested here
>Hybrid cars do this already; they call it 'dynamic braking'. And the
>simplest generator is the drive motor itself. But it requires some
>electronic controls to manage the amount of braking and the
>I think there are electric-assist bicycles that have dynamic braking
>too. They must already have suitable electronics packages. Try
>googling for 'dynamic breaking' and such.
Thanks. Found it.
Sounds like a great application.
Using "dynamic breaking", there is a little discussion here.
Apparently, there is still work to do on the design of the motor and
The terms "Regenerative Breaking" and "scooters" do the trick.
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