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1 Flywheels Load-leveling and Transportation

2 What is a Flywheel? Rotating device which can collect or expend energy.

3 Flywheel Physics E = ½ Iω 2 I = kMr 2 a

4 Engineering Problems High Rotational Speed Tensile strength of materials Energy Loss http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2pz1Pkh Ao8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L2pz1Pkh Ao8

5 Technologies Steel to composite Magnetic bearings Construction methods

6 Ragone plot

7 Uses Common Applications NASA Transportation Load-Leveling

8 Flywheels in Daily Life Potter’s wheel Clocks Treadle in sewing machine

9 Flywheels in NASA Potentially power space shuttles

10 Flywheels in Transportation Electric rails HEVs Chrysler Patriot

11 Flywheels as Load Levelers Beacon Power Corporation UPS

12 Summary

13 References http://www.nasa.gov/missions/science/f_flywheel.html http://www.mpoweruk.com/alternatives.htm http://www.upei.ca/~physics/p261/projects/flywheel2/Whatis.html http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flywheel#Flywheel_in_the_internal_c ombustion_engine http://www.pentadyne.com/ http://www.narucmeetings.org/Presentations/Beacon%20Power%2 0NARUC%20presentation%2020090216%20%5BFinal%5D.pdf http://www.discoversolarenergy.com/storage/flywheels.htm http://www.vyconenergy.com/ http://www.flywheelenergystorage.com/


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