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How these are coupled to the engine on F1 cars?

  1. Mar 30, 2009 #1

    wolram

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  3. Mar 30, 2009 #2

    mgb_phys

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    Re: Kers

    Motor/generator directly to the crankshaft.
    Williams were working on a pure mechanical flywheel system but it didn't go anywhere.

    The jury is out on whether it does any good or is just green-washing

    Some details http://www.formula1.com/news/features/2009/1/8887.html [Broken]
     
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  4. Mar 30, 2009 #3

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    It seemed to make a noticeable difference to Ferrari and McLaren. At least I think so. Not so much on the Renault.
     
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