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Tesla Stuffs by Reuben Bubberbotch - Thu, 14 Feb 2013 21:10:41 EST ID:7rz8obbR No.5412 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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First year computer engineering student here, with failed subjects.

Well, what drag me into the waters of engineering is all about Tesla and his stuffs. Skeptical, as always, why his stuffs and other stuffs of aspiring people when it comes to Free Energy isn't wholly, or eventually, seriously taken by people.

It's quite mind-boggling for me, I don't even get how much 'value' it is for one to pursue this stuff. I mean, other people already did, no one gave a fuck and here am I just sitting here trying to conclude on a pessimistic matter on what could fucking happen on the next fucking years, or even decades.

I was literally keeping a library of all of stuffs related to free energy, like almost 40gb of it stored on my HDD. Just.. just irritating on why am I thinking this way.
Edward Soblingdodging - Thu, 14 Feb 2013 22:06:17 EST ID:AInfxL6X No.5413 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Im having a bit of trouble understanding what you're saying.
If by free energy you are refering to his method of wireless energy transmission, he oversold it a bit, over any significant distance the losses were pretty heavy. if on the other hand you're talking about free energy or perpetual motion its no surprise that you failed classes, take that shit to /tinfoil/ where it belongs.
Edwin Pockson - Thu, 21 Feb 2013 06:12:27 EST ID:7rz8obbR No.5437 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Simon Sommerpudge - Mon, 11 Mar 2013 06:22:50 EST ID:MM3o9gnK No.5475 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Just, wow.
You might be a little obsessed.
If I were you I'd take a nice /dis/ trip, reboot my brain, start on something new.
Abundant energy is out there, but magnets aren't where it's at. I'd look into nuclear fusion. You know it's coming. Or at the very least, improve design inefficiencies in solar generation and transmission, maybe dabble in growing material-rich plants for use as ethanol stock. We have a whole world of untapped energy, but I don't know what Tesla was thinking with giant poles and magnets. I'm a big fan of Tesla, even more so being from Colorado Springs, I hate to rat on him like this, he had a lot of great humanist ideas besides, but it's time to get realistic. Build that dream future he would have been proud of. I think we're 25% of the way there, what with a global data network and Wi-Fi everywhere.
Just remember: the purest sources of energy are the simplest. The sun and every individual atom is extremely efficient, the inefficiencies are in the intermediates.
Phyllis Chisslenare - Thu, 14 Mar 2013 07:26:51 EST ID:oz4n4YOF No.5490 Ignore Report Quick Reply
40gigs? Have you actually tried building any of this shit?
Phineas Ballyhall - Fri, 29 Mar 2013 11:28:33 EST ID:iGXF1y/9 No.5530 Ignore Report Quick Reply
There's a buttload of free energy books in this torrent.
I generally hold that it's all bullshit, but it shouldn't stop you trying to find a loophole that'll make any of this shit work.
Doris Nickleford - Sat, 30 Mar 2013 01:28:12 EST ID:wdEEi6qP No.5533 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Now get back in the kitchen and make me some free energy, bitch.
Fucking computer engies.
Graham Bickledure - Sat, 30 Mar 2013 11:51:19 EST ID:AoDo2+qz No.5534 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Jenny Dambledale - Thu, 04 Apr 2013 07:16:45 EST ID:uxw/gNnc No.5545 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I will attempt to save this thread with some Tesla stuffs.

Nikola Tesla's Patents

Autobiography of Nikola Tesla

FBI File: Nikola Tesla
youd be surprised the precautions along and arisen from it - Fri, 23 Oct 2015 13:25:53 EST ID:qwZ1nkaq No.6821 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Fuck Worthingway - Fri, 23 Oct 2015 13:53:21 EST ID:7JSxEYqU No.6822 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I always wondered about the tesla turbine and it's efficacy. Tesla claimed it could reach 95% of it's carnot efficacy while contemporary ones top out at 90%.
The best small scale implementations are about at about 40-50% which is miserable. But I haven't seen anyone really try.
The geometry of the holes inside the disks for instance could be optimized with FEM and fluid simulation.
And in principle a tesla turbine could be made out of other more temperature resistant but more difficult to machine materials enabling it it operate at higher carnot efficiency.
At last it's very easy to machine the parts with just a regular three axis router and a lathe.
Henry Bammledure - Sat, 24 Oct 2015 04:27:06 EST ID:l8g6dMpE No.6823 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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The university of applied sciences where I study actually has a yearly challenge where anyone can show up and test their turbine.
The university is currently doing more theoretical research to improve efficiency.

The actual main advantage over classical turbines is that you can use wet steam, the small droplets in wet steam can destroy normal turbine blades (pic related, although I literaly took the first google hit).
And although I`m not sure who did, but Tesla didn`t claim the 95% stuff, someone else did, a lot later.
Oh Niner - Thu, 15 Sep 2016 07:42:54 EST ID:m4ZDEG1O No.6989 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Tesla makes nice EV cars. Wait.. it's Elon Musk?
Eugene Sondlefoot - Fri, 11 Nov 2016 07:12:16 EST ID:v644jtd6 No.7014 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Lydia Curringnatch - Sun, 13 Nov 2016 09:00:06 EST ID:4M/IZJux No.7015 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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