dynamotor

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dynamotor

[′dī·nə‚mō·dər]
(electricity)
A rotating electric machine having two or more windings on a single armature containing a commutator for direct-current operation and slip rings for alternating-current operation; when one type of power is fed in for motor operation, the other type is delivered by generator action. Also known as rotary converter; synchronous inverter.
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Under deceleration, the motor-generators apply braking force in combination with traditional mechanical brakes to harvest energy, which is transferred via inverter (AISIN AW at the front, DENSO at the rear) to the NISSHINBO super-capacitor.
Maintenance and upkeep of the engine-generator groups cogeneration plants at the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) to achieve the best preserved of all components of the motor-generator groups mentioned and ensure continuous and effective of these, minimizing possible blackouts due to breakdowns.