Why Nikola Tesla was the greatest geek who ever lived Additional notes from the author: If you want to learn more about Tesla, I highly recommend reading Tesla: Man Out of Time Also, this Badass of the week by Ben Thompson is what originally inspired me to write a comic about Tesla. Ben's also got a book out which is packed full of awesome. There's an old movie from the 80s on Netflix Instant Queue right now about Tesla: The Secret of Nikola Tesla. It's corny and full of bad acting, but it paints a fairly accurate depiction of his life. The drunk history of Tesla is quite awesome, too. History.com has a great article about Edison and how his douchebaggery had a chokehold on American cinema.
jnaudin.free.fr/html/qm11bp.htm The Newman's Energy Machine V1.0 By JL Naudin/M.David created on 06/12/98 - JLN Labs- last update on 06/16/98 Technical Specifications: Coil Inductance = 220 Henries Coil resistance = 17,332 ohms Copper used = 20,440 m of AWG 34 (16/100) Weight of copper : 3,650 gr Magnets : 8 NIB (Bremag 27MGoe) (2x4 magnets stacked) Magnet spec (one unit), ref: BREMAG27 diam 22mm and 10 mm thick, BH Max : 27MG Oe 208 Kj/m3 Br : 10500 G 1050 mT Hc : 10000 Oe 800 kA/m
Esquema - Perpetual motion Rencontre d'un génie inconnu, Nikola Tesla Préface Un sondage effectué parmi les élèves du premier cycle de l’INSA de Lyon, donnèrent des résultats surprenants : sur les 87 réponses que j’ai reçues, environ 4 étudiants étaient capables de me fournir des informations pertinentes sur Nikola Tesla, ce qui représente 5 % des étudiants interrogés. C’est très peu vu l’environnement scientifique dans lequel l’étude a été faite. Cela est d’autant plus étonnant que Tesla a donné sa vie à la science, restant célibataire toute sa vie pour se consacrer pleinement à sa passion : l’invention.
The Newman Motor Plans and Test by JLN 2 HephaHeat: Low frequency induction heating elements by Steorn Induction heating relies on the principle of electromagnetic induction. This principle states that when a conductive material is placed in a rapidly changing magnetic field a current will flow in the conductive material. Typically when using an induction heater the material to be heated is placed in a copper coil which has a rapidly changing magnetic field. As this acts like the primary of a transformer, the material then effectively acts as the short circuit secondary winding of the transformer. The current flow thereby created combined with the resistance properties of the material generate a loss which is expressed as heat.
Building a Tesla Coil In 9 Easy Steps! Over the past Summer I built two Tesla Coils. The first one didn't work, so I started building this one. This instructable will outline the steps I took. Before I begin, I feel it is necessary to go over some safety guidelines. Please read each of these points thoroughly before starting this project. -Tesla Coils are potentially dangerous devices and precautions must be taken before every operation to help prevent possible damage to property, injury, or death.
solar updraft tower power plant-sometimes also called "solar chimney" or Additionally, the efficiency of the tower is determined by the difference between the temperature in the collector and the temperature of the environment at the top of the tower. A 1°C drop in temperature over every 100m facilitates the necessary updraft effect from the tower. The concept ensures effective operation even on cooler days, as it is primarily dependent upon the temperature differential between the air under the collector and air at the top of the tower. (SolarMission website, 3) Enviro Mission Ltd. Solar Tower From PESWiki << A Top 100 Energy Technology >> Artist rendition of 1000 meter tower Enviro Mission's Solar Tower Technology Solar Towers are like an inverted funnel, with a wide skirt to collect air to then turn a turbine in the tower. Company expects that this will be the first renewable energy source to achieve "primary provider" status, meeting the demand profile, at grid-competitive pricing.