Author(s) Information

Alex C. Bronstein, Cal PolyFollow

Department

Electrical Engineering Department

Degree Name

BS in Electrical Engineering

Date

6-2012

Advisor

Art MacCarley

Abstract/Summary

An experimental regenerative braking system was designed and installed on an electric bicycle. The braking system relies on electric double-layer capacitors (EDLC), also known as ultracapacitors, to store the braking energy from the electric bicycle hub motor.

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