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Old 03-04-2012, 05:50 PM
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Getting back to the thread
Id like to pose these questions
The Volt .What is the voltage of the motor(input voltage)
How many watts at full power,how much horsepower
Is the motor A/C or D/C
Is it wye or Delta winding
What is the battery composition and chemichal structure?
apparently this has a generator to charge the batteries,not a hybrid but a totally electric car.
Is it a constant speed generator,does it drive an inverter?
If constant speed what is the governed RPM?
What is the rated KW of the generator?
Does the car use electro braking,if so how is the energy transfered to the batteries?
Nice to know these things before such a heated argument
I personally wouldnt buy one,I live in the country,in the south,commutes are rather long for me and I love hotrods.
An engine or electrical motor is a machine that converts Thermal(heat) energy into Kinetic energy(energy in motion) there are definite and proven laws of Thermodynamics that apply here!
It takes so much energy to make so much power
At their most basic points the laws state
You can never break even
You can never go back
then theres the zeroth law and entropy
I see a lot of experts on the Volt in this forum
Please answer my questions
Id like to know!
Thanks in advance
Al
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