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Accumulator (energy)

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An accumulator is an energy storage device: a device which accepts energy, stores energy, and releases energy as needed. [1]

24 relations: Air Force Institute of Technology, Air Force Research Laboratory, Boeing Defense, Space & Security, Capacitor, Compensated pulsed alternator, Defense Technical Information Center, Electrical energy, Electrohydraulic servo valve, Energy, Energy storage, Energy transformation, Flywheel energy storage, Hydraulic accumulator, Lead–acid battery, Mainspring, Mechanical energy, Naval Postgraduate School, Pumped-storage hydroelectricity, Rechargeable battery, Steam accumulator, Thermal energy storage, Tower Bridge, University of Tokyo, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

Air Force Institute of Technology

The Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT) is a graduate school and provider of professional and continuing education for the United States Armed Forces and is part of the United States Air Force.

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Air Force Research Laboratory

The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) is a scientific research organization operated by the United States Air Force Materiel Command dedicated to leading the discovery, development, and integration of affordable aerospace warfighting technologies, planning and executing the Air Force science and technology program, and providing warfighting capabilities to United States air, space, and cyberspace forces.

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Boeing Defense, Space & Security

Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS) is a division (business unit) of The Boeing Company.

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Capacitor

A capacitor is a passive two-terminal electrical component that stores potential energy in an electric field.

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Compensated pulsed alternator

A compensated pulsed alternator, also known by the portmanteau compulsator, is a form of power supply.

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Defense Technical Information Center

The Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC, pronounced "Dee-tick") is the premier repository for research and engineering information for the United States Department of Defense.

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Electrical energy

Electrical energy is the energy newly derived from electric potential energy or kinetic energy.

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Electrohydraulic servo valve

An electrohydraulic servo valve (EHSV) is an electrically operated valve that controls how hydraulic fluid is sent to an actuator.

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Energy

In physics, energy is the quantitative property that must be transferred to an object in order to perform work on, or to heat, the object.

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Energy storage

Energy storage is the capture of energy produced at one time for use at a later time.

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Energy transformation

Energy transformation, also termed as energy conversion, is the process of changing energy from one of its forms into another.

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Flywheel energy storage

Flywheel energy storage (FES) works by accelerating a rotor (flywheel) to a very high speed and maintaining the energy in the system as rotational energy.

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Hydraulic accumulator

A hydraulic accumulator is a pressure storage reservoir in which a non-compressible hydraulic fluid is held under pressure that is applied by an external source.

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Lead–acid battery

The lead–acid battery was invented in 1859 by French physicist Gaston Planté and is the oldest type of rechargeable battery.

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Mainspring

A mainspring is a spiral torsion spring of metal ribbon—commonly spring steel—used as a power source in mechanical watches, some clocks, and other clockwork mechanisms.

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Mechanical energy

In physical sciences, mechanical energy is the sum of potential energy and kinetic energy.

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Naval Postgraduate School

The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is a graduate school operated by the United States Navy.

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Pumped-storage hydroelectricity

Pumped-storage hydroelectricity (PSH), or pumped hydroelectric energy storage (PHES), is a type of hydroelectric energy storage used by electric power systems for load balancing.

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Rechargeable battery

A rechargeable battery, storage battery, secondary cell, or accumulator is a type of electrical battery which can be charged, discharged into a load, and recharged many times, as opposed to a disposable or primary battery, which is supplied fully charged and discarded after use.

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Steam accumulator

A steam accumulator is an insulated steel pressure tank containing hot water and steam under pressure.

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Thermal energy storage

Thermal energy storage (TES) is achieved with widely differing technologies.

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Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge is a combined bascule and suspension bridge in London built between 1886 and 1894.

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University of Tokyo

, abbreviated as or UTokyo, is a public research university located in Bunkyo, Tokyo, Japan.

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Wright-Patterson Air Force Base

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB) is a United States Air Force base and census-designated place just east of Dayton, Ohio, in Greene and Montgomery counties.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accumulator_(energy)

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