Embedded Systems Conference
Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
jnade
User Rank
Author
re: Energy-harvesting shock absorbers coming to a car near you
jnade   6/18/2013 7:14:34 PM
NO RATINGS
Doesn't seem like the same invention (BOSE Active Suspension) but the 2 might work well together with a good deal of overlapping tech.

Gopal Miglani
User Rank
Author
re: Energy-harvesting shock absorbers coming to a car near you
Gopal Miglani   6/17/2013 8:43:15 PM
NO RATINGS
Wasn't this patented by Bose a few years ago. Whatever happened to that? See http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8sVDenpPOE and google "bose shock absorber"

Robotics Developer
User Rank
Author
re: Energy-harvesting shock absorbers coming to a car near you
Robotics Developer   6/17/2013 3:40:11 PM
NO RATINGS
I was wondering if this could be employed on typical electric cars as opposed to just heavy load vehicles? This would both add to the drive range and improve efficiency as well. If it could be coupled into the regen brakes for charging the batteries that would be a nice possibly lower cost way to add shock energy into the batteries.

DrQuine
User Rank
Author
re: Energy-harvesting shock absorbers coming to a car near you
DrQuine   6/16/2013 2:29:01 PM
NO RATINGS
Making lemonade out of lemons by converting potholes to energy. A brilliant idea - wish I'd thought of it. With all the interest in generating energy from ocean waves, we completely missed the nearby source of motion we all drive which has very considerable force behind it. I can't wait to see these as a feature in all vehicles.



Radio
LATEST ARCHIVED BROADCAST
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Most Recent Comments
TFCSD
 
TFCSD
 
TFCSD
 
resistion
 
Tim R Johnson
 
resistion
 
docdivakar
 
David Ashton
 
TechRoadRash
Most Recent Messages
2/13/2016
10:42:58 PM
Like Us on Facebook
Special Video Section
The LTC®6363 is a low power, low noise, fully differential ...
Vincent Ching, applications engineer at Avago Technologies, ...
The LT®6375 is a unity-gain difference amplifier which ...
The LTC®4015 is a complete synchronous buck controller/ ...
10:35
The LTC®2983 measures a wide variety of temperature sensors ...
The LTC®3886 is a dual PolyPhase DC/DC synchronous ...
The LTC®2348-18 is an 18-bit, low noise 8-channel ...
The LT®3042 is a high performance low dropout linear ...
Chwan-Jye Foo (C.J Foo), product marketing manager for ...
The LT®3752/LT3752-1 are current mode PWM controllers ...
LED lighting is an important feature in today’s and future ...
Active balancing of series connected battery stacks exists ...
After a four-year absence, Infineon returns to Mobile World ...
A laptop’s 65-watt adapter can be made 6 times smaller and ...
An industry network should have device and data security at ...
The LTC2975 is a four-channel PMBus Power System Manager ...
In this video, a new high speed CMOS output comparator ...
The LT8640 is a 42V, 5A synchronous step-down regulator ...
The LTC2000 high-speed DAC has low noise and excellent ...
How do you protect the load and ensure output continues to ...