posted on Jul, 1 2012 @ 04:21 PM
Originally posted by Idonthaveabeard
If you were thinking of attaching this to some kind of engine, realistically what could it do that an alternator cant already do probably more
efficiantly? I may have the wrong end opf the stick, but just throwing it out there.
This is about utilizing waste heat.
Mister Ziplock also forgot in his ultimate knowledge (because he knows
it can't be done, right?) that one could easily use an extruded aluminum
tube for part of the exhaust system, with heat collecting fins formed in one piece with the shell of the pipe (think * in reverse), and the whole lot
simply an inch or two greater in diameter than the pipe feeding it. Increased heat transfer, No increase in backpressure, voila!
Geez, it saddens me to think about the education system nowadays. Innovation totally discouraged
Ability to regurgitate "facts" passes for
I bet you don't even know who Nikola Tesla was! (that's not directed to idonthaveabeard)
edit on 1-7-2012 by seamus because: fixed