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Maths is cool - part 12


By Steve Smith

Following on from our Pico Practical engine evaluation Q&A, I wanted to dig a little deeper into the benefits of 48 V MHEV in comparison to 12 V systems. The current Audi A8 proved to be the perfect vehicle for such an experiment as it has the ability to crank either by a conventional 12 V starter motor or a 48 V Motor/Generator (MG) system. I thought it would be great to do these comparisons with maths and incorporate time into our math channel equations.

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