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Build a 15,000 rpm Tesla Turbine using hard drive platters

Build a 15,000 rpm Tesla Turbine using hard drive platters
Here's a project that uses some of those dead hard drives you've got lying around. In the Tesla Turbine, air, steam, oil, or any other fluid is injected at the edge of a series of smooth parallel disks. The fluid spirals inwards and is exhausted through ventilation ports near the center of the disks. A regular blade turbine operates by transferring kinetic energy from the moving fluid to the turbine fan blades. In the Tesla Turbine, the kinetic energy transfer to the edges of the thin platters is very small. Instead, it uses the boundary layer effect, i.e. adhesion between the moving fluid and the rigid disk. To build a turbine like this, you need some dead hard drives, some stock material (aluminum, acrylic), a milling machine with a rotary table, and a lathe with a 4 jaw chuck. Wikipedia has a good review article ( as well as articles about I run my turbine on compressed air (40 psi), and it easily reaches speeds of 10-15,000 rpm. Related:  Nikola TeslaEnergyFree Energy

Energy By Tesla - Create Your Own Tesla Power System For over 90 years “Big Energy” has successfully convinced the US Government to smother and bury the biggest invention of our time… They tried to keep it hidden from you forever. Why? Because this one, simlpe invention can produce all the natural, clean ELECTRICITY! But now it’s time to expose the truth. It’s time to reveal the only system that can easily produce FREE electricity. And it’s finally time to help you – and millions of other Americans - reduce their utility bills… once and for all. Once you read this eye-opening story, you will completely understand HOW this one, life-changing, money-saving invention could have been kept from you for all these years. The man behind the invention was Nikola Tesla. Over his lifetime Tesla was awarded 11 different patents and worked with technology from electricity to x-rays. How? Well, in 1901 several venture capitalists (including J.P. And these investors were right. But once J.P. Lately we constantly hear about the new, “green” energy. Yes! P.S.

How I built an electricity producing wind turbine Several years ago I bought some remote property in Arizona. I am an astronomer and wanted a place to practice my hobby far away from the sky-wrecking light pollution found near cities of any real size. I found a great piece of property. One thing I noticed right away about my property is that most of the time, the wind is blowing. Let me state up front that I probably won't be able to help you out much if you decide to build your own wind turbine. Since no one seems to be reading the FAQ, I will answer the No. 1 question I get many, many times a day right here up front. Update: Here is a video of the wind turbine in operation. Update: Here is a video of me assembling and setting up the wind turbine on my remote off-grid property. I started the process of designing my wind turbine by Googling for information on home-built wind turbines. A generator Blades A mounting that keeps it turned into the wind A tower to get it up into the wind Batteries and an electronic control system . Finally!

Tesla turbines for highschool students Here are some photos of some Tesla Turbines my Highschool Engineering students created as part of their studies into mechanisms and power transfer. Their brief was to investigate experimental power generation systems and create a prototype using available materials. I have provided the Task Overview below. Once the turbines where complete we tested their RPM and efficiency using a car timing light, changed and improved parts such as bearings etc and retested to see improvements in efficiency. Task Overview (scenario) Global - Tech Engineering are a socially conscious Engineering firm. The system must have the following considerations: high efficiency. made from available, cost efficient materials (preferably recycled or low impact materials). environmentally sound (no harmful by-products or toxic materials). small – scale or easily disassembled. be able to be mass produced in a standard workshop.

Build an Amazing Tesla CD Turbine Build a real working turbine from recycled CD's! This Tesla CD Turbine is based on the Tesla turbine, which was invented by Nikola Tesla in the early 1900's. Tesla's pumps and motors were unique in that they only used discs, and took advantage of the boundary layer effect. His smallest designs were over 100 horsepower. This Instructable is an introduction to my recently developed Tesla CD Turbine, which is made from CD's, CD spindle, pipe fittings and glue. The basic model Tesla CD Turbine shows how the boundary layer idea works to deliver power. The advanced model has many cool features, such as the use of neodymium magnets to separate the CD's with the correct gap and a Magnetic Coupler to attach implements, and much more. My next CD Turbine Instructable shows how to make a Magnetic Disc Pack and Magnetic Coupler for more advanced CD Turbine experimentation. However, please be forewarned that this turbine on air pressure is not really a kid's toy or particularly safe to operate.

SytiNet - Le Blog Tesla Coils: Unleash the Aether Nikola Tesla's most significant contribution was not AC power, radio, or the induction motor, but what we call the Tesla Coil - a tool which allows for the power of the aether to be unleashed and harnessed. Now being launched through an open source project. by Hank MillsPure Energy Systems News The inventions of Nikola Tesla are numerous. There are many misconceptions about Tesla coils and their intended use. Tesla coils have capabilities beyond even the highest voltage transformers of our day, because they are something far different. Radiant Blasts When an electrical switch in an electrical circuit is opened or closed, a spark of high voltage can be created. In his lab, Tesla would utilize a dynamo to produce very quick pulses of high voltage direct current. He continued testing with larger wires, faster pulses, and with higher voltages. Many more variables came into play. Decoupling Aether and Electron Current A very interesting effect was creating these powerful discharges.

DIY non-hub builds, the why and how (part-1) Common hub motor kits have a simple construction, which keeps the price low (especially with Chinese mass-production). The low price and easy installation makes them the big seller by a wide margin. However, if you want a build which has unusually good efficiency (so a smaller battery can provide longer range), or…you want unusually good hill-climbing…a non-hub drive system just might be necessary to deliver your goals. Be aware that a non-hub system will by definition be more complex, probably more expensive, and is likely to be noisier. And…the biggest problem is that a non-hub system will be either very expensive (like the EGO, and the M-Drive), or the more affordable drives have issues with longevity and component breakage (Cyclone and GNG). We’re not knocking Cyclone and GNG, they have no way of knowing if a customer is using their kits for light duty or racing…and non-hubs are often about reaching for exceptional performance. Adam used a Direct-Drive (DD) rear hub-motor.

Tesla turbine Tesla turbine The Tesla turbine is a bladeless centripetal flow turbine patented by Nikola Tesla in 1913. It is referred to as a bladeless turbine because it uses the boundary layer effect and not a fluid impinging upon the blades as in a conventional turbine. The Tesla turbine is also known as the boundary layer turbine, cohesion-type turbine, and Prandtl layer turbine (after Ludwig Prandtl). Bioengineering researchers have referred to it as a multiple disk centrifugal pump.[1][2] One of Tesla’s desires for implementation of this turbine was for geothermal power, which was described in "Our Future Motive Power".[3] Description[edit] View of Tesla turbine "bladeless" design Tesla wrote, "This turbine is an efficient self-starting prime mover which may be operated as a steam or mixed fluid turbine at will, without changes in construction and is on this account very convenient. This turbine can also be successfully applied to condensing plants operating with high vacuum. Pump[edit] Tesla Other

S'attaquer à la turbine de Tesla! Que faisons-nous? «Puissance de Tesla! Good morning everyone! I’ve been spending the last few days doing very in-depth research on the design of an efficient tesla turbine, and I’ve come to share my results thus far! To be honest, I never knew a tesla turbine could be so complicated and advanced even though there are few moving parts and construction seems so simple. However, do not be fooled! For this turbine to have descent torque, high horsepower, and obtain efficiency up to Tesla’s claimed 95%, this turbine requires an engineer’s intellect to be properly calibrated to the most fine detail and precision. Anyway, I hope I don’t blow your mind and I provide enough sources to appease the wiki readers! Three Main Factors The most important thing to keep in mind on building a tesla turbine is the fact that we know something is important on it, but what? Inlet Nozzle Configuration The most important part about the inlet nozzle or hose is that it can deliver a high-powered jet stream directly to the gaps in the turbine.

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