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by Carl White
Fri Jul 22, 2011 2:56 am
Forum: News
Topic: 10KW LENR demonstrator (new thread)
Replies: 6351
Views: 1022064

I haven't had the patience to keep up. Is this fall/winter still the agreed time when we'll be able to look inside Rossi's black box? From Defkalion's responses on its forum: - The agenda of the 1 MW presentation will be announced through their website by mid-October. - Defkalion has had units (whi...
by Carl White
Thu Jul 21, 2011 4:24 am
Forum: News
Topic: 10KW LENR demonstrator (new thread)
Replies: 6351
Views: 1022064

10KW LENR demonstrator (new thread)

by Carl White
Tue Jul 19, 2011 11:22 pm
Forum: News
Topic: 10KW LENR Demonstrator?
Replies: 3678
Views: 577719

by Carl White
Tue Jul 19, 2011 7:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: Where does innovation come from?
Replies: 7
Views: 1291

Where does innovation come from?

by Carl White
Sun Jul 17, 2011 9:54 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Mach Effect progress
Replies: 2668
Views: 718636

No, you can't. I explained this. You need to accelerate up the propellant to the speed of the engines. If the engines are moving at less than the exhaust velocity, then some energy is wasted in the exhaust stream. If they are moving at more than the exhaust velocity, it takes more energy to acceler...
by Carl White
Sun Jul 17, 2011 9:30 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Mach Effect progress
Replies: 2668
Views: 718636

Oh, and both you and Carl miscalculated the rocket problem. His is worse, but they're both pretty bad. Has either of you ever heard of specific impulse? What does it matter? So long as there is net thrust, according to how you calculate it, you can pick parameters to make it over unity, right? Try ...
by Carl White
Sat Jul 16, 2011 4:24 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Mach Effect progress
Replies: 2668
Views: 718636

Let's leave the M-E device out of the picture for a moment and try something else: Take our flywheel, rotating at 600 rpm = 62.8 m/s at the rim. Say there's a liquid-oxygen/hydrogen rocket attached to the rim of the flywheel (okay, there should be at least two for balance but let's ignore that). 1g ...
by Carl White
Thu Jul 14, 2011 6:26 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Mach Effect progress
Replies: 2668
Views: 718636

Quit trying to use conservation of energy as if it were a separate physical law. It's inherent in Newtonian mechanics. And I just used Newtonian mechanics to CONCLUSIVELY PROVE that a locally over-unity device is possible using Mach-effect thrusters as a black box. Read it again. The problem I see ...
by Carl White
Wed Jul 13, 2011 6:02 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Mach Effect progress
Replies: 2668
Views: 718636

You've confused momentum and energy again. Force and power are two different things. A Mach-effect thruster uses power. It outputs force. Therefore it is not sensible to say that an M-E thruster puts power into a flywheel; what it is doing is applying a torque. And the power input to the flywheel b...
by Carl White
Wed Jul 13, 2011 6:19 am
Forum: News
Topic: Mach Effect progress
Replies: 2668
Views: 718636

A flywheel with radius R, with Mach-effect thrusters of thrust efficiency E positioned tangentially on the edge. Power (P) is torque (T) times angular velocity (w), so given a thruster power p, the output power of an ideal generator hooked to the flywheel is P = Tw = (pE)Rw, and if ERw > 1, well......
by Carl White
Tue Jul 12, 2011 6:04 pm
Forum: News
Topic: 10KW LENR Demonstrator?
Replies: 3678
Views: 577719

Piantelli discovered the cure for cancer... oh yeah, and it also makes heat! He's been investigating the effects of electromagnetic fields on cancers. I haven't read anywhere that he claims to have "the cure for cancer", only that he's observed some positive outcomes when applied to early...
by Carl White
Tue Jul 12, 2011 4:51 am
Forum: News
Topic: 10KW LENR Demonstrator?
Replies: 3678
Views: 577719

by Carl White
Tue Jul 12, 2011 3:40 am
Forum: News
Topic: 10KW LENR Demonstrator?
Replies: 3678
Views: 577719

by Carl White
Sat Jul 09, 2011 3:39 am
Forum: News
Topic: Brillouin Energy Corporation
Replies: 39
Views: 18965

Link to an article posted in "Cold Fusion Now": http://coldfusionnow.wordpress.com/2011/07/07/funding-dam-breaks-for-brillouin-boiler-that-uses-water/ An interesting quote: "... venture capital has finally taken notice of the potential. Brillouin Energy is fielding calls from new inve...
by Carl White
Wed Jul 06, 2011 3:21 am
Forum: News
Topic: Brillouin Energy Corporation
Replies: 39
Views: 18965

More information about Brilluoin Energy, including a link to some technical discussion of their approach to testing.

http://nextbigfuture.com/2011/07/brillo ... ially.html

http://www.brillouinenergy.com/Brilloui ... d_Data.pdf

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