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Motor Powered Generator

  1. Nov 21, 2013 #1
    Hello everyone,

    I would like to know if it is possible to produce more electrical power from a generator if it is powered by an electric motor through a speed multiplier gearbox? Any answer will be greatly appreciated.
     
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  3. Nov 21, 2013 #2

    berkeman

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    More power than what?
     
  4. Nov 21, 2013 #3
    Short answer: no. That would violate conservation of energy. The gear box losses alone would prevent that from working.
     
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