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Old 02-02-2013, 06:30 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Exhaust Driven Alternator

Reading over this article, Browser Warning

It dawned on me, why not drive the alternator with exhaust gas instead..
Similar concept to a turbo charger, except just use the velocity of the exhaust in a carefully designed generator system to drive charge.

For mainstream use it'd have to be able to recover the entire starting current draw within some short time of idle..

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