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Gamer changer of EV's

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I am a young researcher who is striving hard to develop various ways to develop utilisation of non renewable energy in various feilds

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  • Feb 10, 2022

There is a significant expansion in the usage of electric vehicles over the 5years. The government has started to encourage the usage of electric vehicles in various ways in order to battle pollution.

Will it solve the issue of pollution and global warming?

To be accurate we can only say that the issue has been solved and increased by a particular fraction. Briefly, A greater fraction of pollution has been decreased by the usage of electricity but at the same time it has significantly increased the production electricity by non-renewable while the production of electricity using renewable sources has not been up to the mark since production of electricity through renewable energy is affected by lots of factors like its location, climate, availability of natural resources and lack of infrastructure. Though EV’s have reduced a fraction of pollution there is still a need to reduce the pollution caused by power plants.

Will we succeed in establishing EV’s?

Though there is a soar expansion in the EV market it has not reached the level of fossil fuel vehicles. There are various factors that are stopping the expansion of the EV market. Low mileage, battery life battery replacement cost, low speed compared to fueled vehicles, etc.

What is the main issue?

The market of EVs is mainly limited due to the Low mileage of the vehicles. Majority of the people who do not trust or support EV’s state that for this reason. Also compared to fueled vehicles the recharge time of EVs is high, as fast recharge comes with the price of battery depreciation. Though people may argue that fixing more recharge points will solve the issue but still it comes with the cost of time consumed for infrastructure and the pollution caused by producing electricity. Elite engineers have come up with the idea of a battery switching method which is still a pricy investment.

Need of the hour

EV producers mainly focus on the aerodynamic structure of the vehicle since it has a huge impact on the mileage. However, with the innovative project of wind engine, we wouldn’t need to consider much about many factors like the shape of the car, battery capacity and the availability of power points for recharge. The main concept of a wind engine is to produce electricity on the go by harnessing the aerodynamic drag.

Sounds unreliable? What does a wind engine do?

As long as your vehicle moves there exists an opposite push caused by wind this is called aerodynamic drag. This concerns EV manufacturers the most. The main purpose of the wind engine is to use this disadvantage to our advantage. Now many elite engineers argue that it will not be able to fit the space and its energy production is unreliable.

Why is the wind engine out of the box?

This project is fully designed to only recharge the vehicle on the go by utilizing drag. This promises increased mileage for EV’s by recharging the battery on the go. The size of this engine can be modified with the size of the car. The specialty of this engine is that these can be fixed in any existing EV’s. Also, the specially programmed PCU in this engine controls the current flow and production of the engine. This engine will ensure a long mileage since the battery is being continuously charged. When the initial charge in the battery decreases below a certain percentage the engine activates and starts to recharge the battery on the go. 

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Matt Chester on Feb 10, 2022

As long as your vehicle moves there exists an opposite push caused by wind this is called aerodynamic drag. This concerns EV manufacturers the most. The main purpose of the wind engine is to use this disadvantage to our advantage.

How much realistic benefit can come from this? Would this be on the level of regenerative braking or even more impactful? 

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Lalith Dharsan Sekar on Feb 10, 2022

It would be more impactful than that since the energy produced is really large.

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Lalith Dharsan Sekar on Feb 10, 2022

The energy produced by this engine depends on the shape of the car and the engine space. The shape of the engine can be modified with car shape inorder to harvest maximum energy. 

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Matt Chester on Feb 11, 2022

I'd love to read more-- are there any prototypes or studies you can point to to highlight these? 

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Lalith Dharsan Sekar on Feb 11, 2022

yes, I do have a prototype for it 

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Jim Stack on Feb 11, 2022


   A wind engine is a net loss. As you know physics runs the world. A wind engine produces more drag than the energy it can make . So the net is 0 or less.

   Now if you really want a good answer you should look at the super sleek and efficient   It is light weight and is made of light non toxic material. It is a 2 seat vehicle with a good size storage area in the back. It has in hub wheel motors and gets over 10 miles per kWh. the CD is .013 ,the best Ever.  It even comes with solar cells on it for 700 watts and 30 to 60 miles a day from the Sun directly. 

   No it is not an SUV or race car. It can be ordered as 250, 400 600 or 1,000 mile range on 1 charge. You can solar and or plug it in to charge. Because it is so efficient it can charge and gain 100 miles in minutes. You could even have a wind generator at your home or at a charging station and run on a wind engine, just not in the car slowing it down.  




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Lalith Dharsan Sekar on Feb 12, 2022

thanks for showing the bug in my idea.I still have a few doubts about the bug it would be great if you could help me. 

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Michel Lamontagne on Mar 4, 2022

I think the availability of EV is production limited, not demand limited.  The waiting period is many months these days, with very few suppliers.  

BTW the idea is not viable.  It is impossible to take energy out of the motion created by the vehicle to power the vehicle.  It violates a number of thermodynamic laws.  The energy available in the wind comes from the battery in the first place.  It is only available because the car is moving.  Adding a wind turbine will only reduce the overall efficiency of the system, reducing battery life.

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Michel Lamontagne on Mar 4, 2022

Your idea is identical to running the car with the brakes on at about 30%.  30% of the energy is lost in the brakes as heat. That would be silly, no one does that. Now improve this with regenerative breaking.  30% of the energy still goes to the brakes, as magnetic drag, but you recover 25% of it.  That's great, but the overall loss is still 5% compared to no brakes at all.  So of course no one does that as well.  A wind turbine in a fairly inefficient device with a best possible efficiency of about 37% (look it up in Wikipedia, Wind turbines).  So you can get back 37% of 30% or about 12%.  so the wind turbine looses you 18% of your battery power, which is a terrible way to run a car.  So wind turbines on cars cannot work.  Fixed wind turbines on the ground, besides a road, feeding a power grid that feeds batteries, now that works!

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