variable-speed generator

variable-speed generator

[′ver·ē·ə·bəl ¦spēd ′jen·ə‚rād·ər]
(electricity)
A generator whose speed can be adjusted within certain limits, with a method of regulation that causes it to deliver a constant voltage.
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Another circuit was created that would allow the speeder to run as a constant-torque, variable-speed generator. They used a potentiometer as the accelerator pedal, and included a neutral position that commanded zero torque.
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