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The peer-reviewed EMDrive works according to Finnish scientist

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posted on Jun, 22 2016 @ 02:28 AM
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You'll find the momentum transfers come out equal, no matter how much you bounce things around.




posted on Jun, 22 2016 @ 02:52 AM
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originally posted by: Bedlam
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You'll find the momentum transfers come out equal, no matter how much you bounce things around.

No, no, no. At least not according to Shawyer's theories as I understand them. That's what the tapered wave guide is for. If the wave only does work on one end of it's bounce within the chamber before it leaks out, there's your thrust right there. Sure the momentum equations come out equal, but the wave only does work on one end of it's bounce. Net work, really. More work is done on one end than the other.

The inevitable objection raised, is that the apparently closed system produced by this arrangement cannot result in an output force, but will merely produce strain within the waveguide walls. However, this ignores Einstein’s Special Law of Relativity in which separate frames of reference have to be applied at velocities approaching the speed of light. Thus the system of EM wave and waveguide can be regarded as an open system, with the EM wave and the waveguide having separate frames of reference.

A similar approach is necessary to explain the principle of the laser gyroscope, where open system attitude information is obtained from an apparently closed system device.



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