I have heard of putting a roll of fencing in a tank to steam off heat. Is this useful with a programmable load? Or is this just a crude way to discharge.
Someone mentioned needing a heat dispensing means would be needed with a programmable load. Any recommendation of actual units to look at? On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 4:55 PM, Cor van de Water via EV <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Correct - a *supply* can use switching to minimize losses, > a *load* simply burns the power away in linear mode (current control). > > Cor van de Water > Chief Scientist > Proxim Wireless Corporation http://www.proxim.com > Email: cwa...@proxim.com Private: http://www.cvandewater.info > Skype: cor_van_de_water Tel: +1 408 383 7626 > > > -----Original Message----- > From: EV [mailto:ev-boun...@lists.evdl.org] On Behalf Of Roger Stockton > via EV > Sent: Thursday, November 06, 2014 1:12 PM > To: Electric Vehicle Discussion List > Subject: Re: [EVDL] Q about using an electronic load. > > Michael Ross wrote: > > > If I have a programmable electronic load, rather than purely resistive > > loads, is this an unrealistic way to discharge batteries? > > > > I gather they use power MOSFETS and switch them to product the desired > > output current from the batteries. I think this implies some > transients > > at some frequency. > > A programmable load is fine for discharging batteries. > > I believe the power devices are operated in linear mode, not PWMed, and > have not observed any transients on the load current on any of the > electronic loads I've used. > > Cheers, > > Roger. > > _______________________________________________ > UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub > http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org > For EV drag racing discussion, please use NEDRA > (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NEDRA) > > _______________________________________________ > UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub > http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org > For EV drag racing discussion, please use NEDRA ( > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NEDRA) > > -- Put this question to yourself: should I use everyone else to attain happiness, or should I help others gain happiness? *Dalai Lama * Tell me what it is you plan to do With your one wild and precious life? Mary Oliver, "The summer day." To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk. Thomas A. Edison <http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/t/thomasaed125362.html> A public-opinion poll is no substitute for thought. *Warren Buffet* Michael E. Ross (919) 550-2430 Land (919) 576-0824 <https://www.google.com/voice/b/0?pli=1#phones> Google Phone (919) 631-1451 Cell (919) 513-0418 Desk michael.e.r...@gmail.com <michael.e.r...@gmail.com> -------------- next part -------------- An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: <http://lists.evdl.org/private.cgi/ev-evdl.org/attachments/20141106/030befd1/attachment.htm> _______________________________________________ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org For EV drag racing discussion, please use NEDRA (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NEDRA)