electric propulsion system

electric propulsion system

[i¦lek·trik prə′pəl·shən ‚sis·təm]
(aerospace engineering)
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A hybrid electric bus integrates a conventional internal combustion engine propulsion system with an electric propulsion system.
For a multipurpose service vessel commissioned by the Norwegian ship owner Myklebusthaug Management, MTU is to deliver the diesel electric propulsion system equipped with four 16V 4000 M63L variable speed gensets.
In city driving, the car would rarely need this internal combustion engine and the electric propulsion system enables it to drive 70 to 80 kilometers with a single charging.
With this partnership our customers can offer an electric propulsion system which works as a part of a boat's existing electrical network," says Victron Energy's Managing Director, Matthijs Vader.
market leader in the refuse collection vehicle industry, to integrate a heavy-duty hybrid electric propulsion system into one of its vehicles.
About 10 percent of the propellant carried into space on satellites that use an electric propulsion system is essentially wasted in the hollow cathode that is part of the system," said Mitchell Walker, an assistant professor in Georgia Tech's School of Aerospace Engineering and the project's principal investigator.
QinetiQ, the Malvern-based company spun out of the government Defence Evaluation Research Agency, announced yesterday that it won a pounds 23 million contract from the European Space Agency (ESA) to provide the electric propulsion system for the European BepiColombo spacecraft.
The Ampera uses an electric propulsion system called Voltec which utilises lithium ion batteries to provide power for short distance driving.
The Ampera uses an electric propulsion system called Voltec which utilises lithium-ion batteries to provide power for short distance driving.
Presentation of electric propulsion system suitable for testing:
Announced today, Quantum will integrate UQM propulsion motors and electronic controls into its advanced JP-8 compatible, diesel hybrid electric propulsion system to be used in pre-production prototype vehicles, which will be tested and evaluated by selected commands to assess mission suitability, supportability, performance objectives and guidance on final vehicle configuration.
1 million private placement and the concurrent merger with Odyne Corporation, a Long Island-based plug-in hybrid electric propulsion system design firm and manufacturer.

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