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Old 01-01-2021, 08:09 PM   #38 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
The magic is that the transfer port can be a compressed air tank. So it can run as a compressed air engine. Engine compression is ~150psi, SCUBA tanks hold 1500psi.
Had it been combined with an electric compressor or other auxiliary air supply, could qualify as some sort of hybrid. Makes me wonder to which extent DFCO and engine-braking could be compared to the regenerative braking of a hybrid.
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