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Old 08-25-2011, 07:49 AM   #1
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Is it possible to have a wide range of torque in an engine w

if the flywheel's moment of inertia is varied,can the engine's torque requirements be met without a gearbox?
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Re: Is it possible to have a wide range of torque in an engi

I'm no engineer, but aren't gearboxes more about vehicle speed than torque?

I've seen some old farm engines that had huge flywheels and great torque but couldn't get out of their own way.
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