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Getting More Life Out Of Batteries For Electric Locomotive
2013-01-05 04:39:54

A new charging algorithm developed by researchers at one US university could help extend battery life in the country's first all-electric, battery-powered locomotive, according to reports.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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