eddy-current brake

eddy-current brake

[′ed·ē ‚kə·rənt ‚brāk]
(mechanical engineering)
A control device or dynamometer for regulating rotational speed, as of flywheels, in which energy is converted by eddy currents into heat.
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Wouterse, tried to obtaine a general model for the eddy-current brake availabe for both low- and high-speed regions.