Browse Publications Technical Papers 2013-01-0481
2013-04-08

Fuel Economy Analysis of Alternator with Kinetic Energy Storage for a Conventional Vehicle 2013-01-0481

This paper evaluates the effect of our new alternator concept for a conventional vehicle, which is able to generate electricity by storing kinetic energy of the vehicle in the high speed flywheel as rotation energy under deceleration. The alternator constructs a planetary gear device and multiple clutch-brakes perform CVT, alternator and high speed flywheel without an expensive electric device, mechanical CVT and vacuum pump. So it has high cost performance.

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