Download: Desulfate, recover and regenerate a used lead battery

Electronic assembly making it possible to improve the performance of lead-acid batteries which have been sulphated over time and / or misuse Assembly published in Elektor in 2001. Absolutely unthinkable not long ago, this regenerator allows to breathe new life into old accumulators lead, totally or partially sulphated. In addition, the project is equally concerned with […]

Download: energy and power useful for moving a car, calculations, analyzes and equations

Calculations of the energy useful for moving a car by Michel Kieffer - .pdf 36 pages on the assessment of the energy needs of a car account of its characteristics (mass, SCx, speed, acceleration…). Want to know more? The author of this document is also the initiator of this very big subject of forums on the car of […]

Thesis of the Mines de Paris: combustion of fuel oil and water

Contribution to the combustion of water emulsions in heavy fuel oil. Thesis from the Mines de Paris presented in March 2008 by D. Tarlet to obtain the degree of Doctor from the Ecole des Mines de Paris, Specialty "Energy". .pdf of 230 pages. Summary Heavy fuel oils, waste oils or animal fats constitute […]

New petrol engine: VCR, motors with variable compression ratio

Introduction to variable compression ratio engines: interest and general presentation by Adrian CLENCI and Pierre PODEVIN. University of Pitesti, Romania. National Conservatory of Arts and Crafts of Paris, France Introduction One of the essential characteristics of the automobile engine is its wide operating range in terms of speeds and loads. The full […]

Automotive: MCE-5 the variable compression engine VCR-i

Presentation of the MCE5, the world's first VCR (Variable Compression Rate) engine to be on the road to industrialization The MCE1 is an internal combustion engine which constitutes a major development (technological leap) since it allows the rate of compression to be varied. cylinder-by-cylinder compression using VCR-i technology. In addition, the MCE5, very […]

Download: Renewable energies for transport: comparative solutions by Jacobson

Multicriteria study from Stanford University comparing the different renewable energies potentially usable in the transport sector by Mark Z. Jacobson. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California 94305-4020, USA. Tel: (650) 723-6836 Abstract This paper reviews and ranks major proposed energy-related solutions to global warming, air pollution mortality, and energy […]

PlasmHyRad combustion assisted Plasma and Hydrogen Radicals

PlasmHyRad project, combustion assisted by Hydrogen and Radicals. by JM Cornier, University of Orléans, GREMI - CNRS - MINISTRY OF RESEARCH. Electric plasma ionization project of combustion air and fuel to improve the efficiency and pollution control of internal combustion heat engines. The tests concern methane, the simplest of […]

Toyota iQ, the Japanese Smart?

Toyota iQ: Toyota's Japanese smart… just better? Photo credit: Toyota, click to enlarge. Before having more information on the iQ at the Paris Motor Show, Toyota provides some photos of its new baby taken on the roads of France. These pictures show the tiny Toyota and its arguments to compete with the Smart .. Length: 2,985 m. […]