As a new kind of range extender, the free-piston linear generator (FKLG) makes electric vehicles more flexible

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As a new kind of range extender, the free-piston linear generator (FKLG) makes electric vehicles more flexible
Author
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)
License
CC Attribution 3.0 Germany:
You are free to use, adapt and copy, distribute and transmit the work or content in adapted or unchanged form for any legal purpose as long as the work is attributed to the author in the manner specified by the author or licensor.
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Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)
Release Date
2013
Language
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Abstract
Flexibility in respect of fuel types, compact dimensions and high efficiency combined with low emissions – these properties characterise the free-piston linear generator (FKLG), the brainchild of engineers at DLR. This animated film (in German) provides an insight into the way this new kind of range extender works.
Keywords
range extender
transport
free-piston linear generator
FKLG
Computer animation
Rail transport operations Piston Machine Vehicle Spring (device) Internal combustion engine Electric locomotive
Rail transport operations
Gas compressor
Piston
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