[Nottingham] Off-topic: Electric propulsion

Martin martin at ml1.co.uk
Thu Oct 6 17:08:21 UTC 2011

On 6 October 2011 16:55, Paul Sladen <notlug at paul.sladen.org> wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Oct 2011, Jason Irwin wrote:
>> Relevance to GNU/Linux?  Well, there could be: http://tinyurl.com/yhw6lw7
> Lovely phat (but small) Agni/Lynch electric motor on that—the
> eccentric inventor: 20-kilowatt in something that weighs 11 kilograms.
>  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vCjuBlg-s0E#t=2m41s
> Enough with the motorcycles, but I do currently have one of the same
> Lynch motors in sitting in a crate and lined up for a little project;
> I acquired the Lynch motor for fitting to the narrowboat—once I
> figure out how to parallel it with the diesel engine in a sane way
> The motor might only be 11kg, but the traction batteries will be about
> half-a-tonne when I get them, and are primarily for driving the
> inverter/hotel services.  The custom battery boxes arrived earlier in

Now that lot sounds rather interesting.

All Arduino controlled? ;-)

More seriously:

1: Would you be wanting some help?

2: Would you like to give a talk on that little lot?


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