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Bearings and energy storage

Coombs, TA (1995) Bearings and energy storage. IEE Colloquium (Digest). ISSN 0963-3308

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Passive magnetic bearings are ideal components for energy storage flywheels which require small dynamic loads and low-maintenance bearings with minimal power requirements. High temperature superconductors such as YBCO can be used to fabricate these bearings and achieve the desired magnetic properties. Stiffness and gap decay due to high speed can be addressed by dynamically altering bearing geometry to provide active control with bulk materials.

Item Type: Article
Divisions: Div B > Electronics, Power & Energy Conversion
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2016 17:02
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2016 02:53