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A Futuristic Twist on Model Trains

For those who love model trains, here’s a peek at the future – a solar-augmented monorail.
5/24/2011 | 2 comments
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RobLewis
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RobLewis   1/22/2014 12:10:07 PM
BOY, do I hate auto-playing videos on web pages! 

SoCalPE
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Great job on the Monorail.
SoCalPE   7/8/2011 4:54:34 PM
I enjoyed watching the video and the description of the design.  What prompted your monorail development; for a science fair or pure curiousity and the challenge?  It was a great idea to incorporate regenerative braking with the solar cell power.  Have you done endurance testing of your power system?  What kind of efficiencies are you seeing?  Is there a next step in your development?

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