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Title: Flywheels

Abstract

In use since ancient times, the flywheel has smoothed the flow of energy in rotating machinery from small, hand held devices to the largest engines. Today, standalone flywheel systems are being developed to store electrical energy. These systems are deployed in applications as diverse as uninterruptible power supplies, gantry cranes, and large research facilities. This chapter presents the technical foundation of flywheel design, a comparison with other energy storage technologies, and a survey of applications where flywheel energy storage systems are currently in service.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-CA), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1182678
Report Number(s):
SAND2015-3976
583904
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Bender, Donald Arthur. Flywheels. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.2172/1182678.
Bender, Donald Arthur. Flywheels. United States. doi:10.2172/1182678.
Bender, Donald Arthur. Fri . "Flywheels". United States. doi:10.2172/1182678. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1182678.
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doi = {10.2172/1182678},
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place = {United States},
year = {2015},
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