Interesting concept with a lot of possibilities. I don't know much about
electric motors, but I would assume that HP is HP. So my question would be
can you develope the 1,400 to 1,500 plus HP needed to go 400 MPH in a liner?
At 11:53 PM 4/11/99 EDT, V4GR@aol.com wrote:
> Anybody know about the dynos that use electric load cells for
>resistance? The must generate a lot of current, and than use a shunt? to
>generator? What if you drove electric motor with the power? Sort of like a
>diesel-electric locomotive but more of a Nitro-electric liner. In a multi
>engine car like Steen's it might make sense. No clutch or transmission or
>rear drive. Engines can be set quite low in chassy without any weird gear
>drives to rear end. Driver not in way of drive shaft. No clutch linkage or
> I'm going to call a friend that works in the
>generator shop at United Air Lines.
> Rich Fox