WHAT IS A FLYWHEEL AND WHAT IS ITS USE IN AUTOMOBILE,EXPLAIN?ALSO WHAT IS ITS MOMENT OF INERTIA?

Asked by MANISHA MOHANTY | 9th Feb, 2014, 09:24: PM

Expert Answer:

flywheel is a rotating mechanical device that is used to store rotational energy.

It has a significant moment of inertia and thus resist changes in rotational speed. 

It provides continuous energy when the energy source discontinuous.

USE IN AUTOMOBILE:

It stores energy for a particular interval of time. 

It absorbs fluctuations.

It ensures uniform and smooth running of the engine.

Answered by  | 10th Feb, 2014, 12:39: PM

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