flywheel : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  regulator consisting of a heavy wheel that stores kinetic energy and smooths the operation of a reciprocating engine

  • The energy of the flywheel is stored in this rapid rotation, which generates electricity on demand.
  • A flywheel can be kept rotating longer if its weight or its initial rate of spinor bothis increased.
  • As the flywheel gathers speed, the blades attached to it set the oil in motion, and the moving oil drives the opposite set of blades.
News & Articles

  • CEO of Execution Management and Strategic Planning Software Company to Deliver Webinar
    AchieveIt’s Founder and Chief Execution Officer will present a webinar, The Operational Power of the Execution Flywheel. The June 19 event is open to the public. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at
    June 13, 2013 - PRWeb
  • 1992 Rover - Austin 200 Reviews - Page 3 of 8
    The clutch needed replacing and the flywheel skimming at 35,000 miles. The performance of the 1.6 twin cam Honda built engine is outstanding, however it has to be worked to get the most out of it with the power only really coming in after 3,500 rpm.
    June 9, 2013 -

  • Patrick Head in
    High-energy flywheel technology is a challenging field of engineering,said team co-owner Patrick Head. "We fully support the FIA's positive initiative in energy recovery systems which we hope will allow Formula One to make some...
  • Ron Prince in Topeka Capital Journal
    I don't know if in the history of college football anybody's been more successful in recruiting and having community college players thrive than Kansas State,Prince said. "Coach Snyder was a huge catalyst. The flywheel has turned in that...
  • Sebastien Bourdais in
    I did not get to do too many laps today because in the morning I had a problem with a flywheel sensor and then this afternoon it was the gearbox,Bourdais said. "But the guys did a great job to get me out before the end of the session. The...

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