What's an order of magnitude among friends?
Posted Feb 4, 2013 13:36 UTC (Mon) by man_ls
In reply to: What's an order of magnitude among friends?
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Well, a 72 KRPM disk might double as a flywheel energy storage and take the place of the UPS too. Handling it in operation would certainly be awkward due to the centrifugal forces inside it -- if you have ever handled a Powerball (rotating gyroscope toy) you know what I mean.
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