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Whereas, for instance, conventional electrical power stations have weak energetical efficiencies of under 40%. With heat pumps, it has been possible since the 1980s to obtain efficiencies of nearly 2.
Originally posted by thematrix
Erm, even if you have a ZPE device, its still not over 100% efficient.
Thats the big misconception about free energy. People acting all knowledgeable say it can't happen because of the Laws of Thermo Dynamics, yet the laws are perfectly obeyed.
What your doing is tapping into the energy thats floating around all over the place an sapping from that. That energy was created and is present and gets recycled constantly by the universe.
You can get more energy out of a device then you put human made energy into it, if your device is able to tap from the energy thats everywhere.
Problem is, gravity, magnetic fields of celestrial bodies, galactic radiation, zero-point energy and all that exist, but noone has yet found a way to tap it in amounts that could be of any use.
Perpetual motion and free energy are possible. They DO obey the laws of thermo dynamics. When they don't, then you can call them hoax.
Thing is, this concept isn't a perpetual motion type invention. It just seems to be extremely efficient, recycling as much of the energy that would normaly be wasted back into the battery's.
Actually, Tom Bearden has been developing a ZPE device he calls the MEG (Montionless Electromagnetic Generator). He has demonstrated a significant useable power from his device...
Originally posted by Shroomery
Hutchison managed to show the zpe energy very simple.
He had a piece of naturally formed rock with crystals on it, this rock was 'tapping' energy from the surrounding air as he showed on the meter simply by holding the 2 poles on the rock, granted he had to look for a good spot and this was a very inefficient way, it was proof nonetheless. The rock wasn't a battery, you could leave that meter connected for 10 years and it would still show the same values.
He then showed these 'crystalline converters' I guess you call them. Wich had the same or similar material as the rock or atleast the bits that act as an antenna for zpe. This converter/generator then powered a small motor from those fans that fit in a hat.
Originally posted by warpboost
I have to call BS on this unless there is a better explanation, a more reputable source or a public demonstration.
With near perfect efficiency I suppose you could use batteries that were charged initially from an external source to power an electric motor and an alternator to recharge the batteries somewhat. The problem is I don't think there hardware efficient enough for it to work for that long without needing a recharge but maybe I'm wrong.
As far as the air turbine idea and the comment about how that won't work, and if it did it would be on every car. Well turbochargers work great and they aren't on every car. HID headlights are much better than conventional halogen ones, yet not that many cars have them.
I know they have hybrid vehicles that work somewhat like what I am about to suggest but can someone tell me if this would work or not? Have a hydrogen engine drive an alternator that powers an electric motor. The electric motor is what would power the car with the hydrogen engine providing the power.
The byproduct of a hydrogen engine is water which could be used in a fuel cell to make more electricity and more hydrogen.
I would have the alternator hooked up to one of the axels so that during braking, travailing downhill etc.. it could also generate some electricity.
Now I know you would have to add water to the setup and it wouldn’t be free energy, but could it work?
My other idea is to perfect laser fusion to the point where it can generate more power than it consumes and then we could have nuclear powered electric cars with no radioactive material on board just a powerful laser
Originally posted by Astronomer68
I hate to rain on the inventor's parade, but all the physics books would have to be rewritten if his patented invention actually worked because he would be directly violating the 2nd law of thermodynamics. That law basically says there isn't any such thing as a free lunch. In this case it means there isn't any such thing as a perpetual motion machine or a battery that is being used to perform work without discharging in the process. Has never happened yet and it ain't gonna happen either.
Originally posted by lost_shaman
How does this violate any laws of Physics?
All the Article is saying is that by using an a flywheel to run an alternator you can charge some of the batteries while using the others , then charge those while using the freshly charged batteries and existing technology like regenerative braking helps you conserve enough energy so that you only need to charge the batteries from an external source once a year or so instead of everyday or two.
Nothing breaks the laws of physics here.
This is not overunity or free energy.
Originally posted by ArchAngel
You really should provide a link when making such claims.
Hutchinson said years ago that he was working with a manufacturer to produce these batteries, but I have not heard anything new on this since.
If it worked as claimed he would show it to reputable scientists where a conclusive test could easily be performed.
After that he could walk across the stage and pick up his Nobel Prize.
The simple fact that he refuses to allow controled experimentation shows him to be a hoaxer.
Any normal person would run around screaming 'OH MY GOD! OH MY GOD!', and immediately seek professional confirmation.
Any free energy machine is the Holy Grail of science.
There have been countless hoaxes, but never one single reproducable experiment.
And ArchAngel, sorry but I think you're a bit naieve if you believe that everyone is waiting for a free energy device. Don't forget who'll loose money and power over it.
Free energy devices are not based around perpetual motion or creating something for nothing. The energy IS coming from somewhere. So when you say perpetual motion or overunity is impossible simply because gravity exist is a bit shortsighted. Even if this was a problem, it would only be a problem for those devices with gain so low that it can't produce the energy to overcome it.