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Found this story on Facebook:

http://insideevs.com/me2-loop-self-charging-ev/

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If you have a battery pack with 8 x 12V deep cycle 100 A-h lead-acid batteries, it will add about 500 pounds to the vehicle, which will adversely affect the handling, reduce cargo capacity, and make the car use more energy to accelerate and climb hills. Some of that might be recovered with regenerative braking going downhill. The batteries may give you 9600 W-h of energy but for a 2 hour charge at 50 amps the Peukert effect reduces that to about 6 kWh, which will provide about 24 miles of range at 250 Wh/mile. Instead, you could carry a 4 kW gas or propane generator that weighs about 100 pounds and can give you 6 kWh in just 1.5 hours. And you can get a few gallons of gas or a propane tank almost anywhere. Total cost: under $400 http://www.homedepot.com/.../Sportsman-4-000.../202222977



Sportsman 4,000-Watt Clean Burning LPG Propane Gas Powered Portable Generator…
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For hybrids like Prius, are there OTS options for charging a large external bank while driving?

I understand this may void warranty.

What vehicles common in the US market can also do this besides the Prius?
 

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For hybrids like Prius, are there OTS options for charging a large external bank while driving?

I understand this may void warranty.

What vehicles common in the US market can also do this besides the Prius?
Not sure what you mean with "OTS". On The Spot?

Also, what do you mean by "charging a large external bank while driving"? This makes little sense. Do you mean a large battery pack on a tag-along trailer? The only significant charging that can be accomplished while driving a hybrid would be by using the on-board gas engine, or regenerative braking, neither of which require an "external" battery pack. It is practical to carry an auxiliary battery pack as a range extender, but lead-acid is far too heavy and inefficient. Adding a gas or propane generator to a BEV essentially makes it a "poor man's hybrid", and not as efficient as a well-designed hybrid. :p

Other options for extending range and reducing "range anxiety" have been discussed. People with an EV parked in the garage, or having a solar battery bank, could provide charging stations where commercial facilities are too far apart. There could be a network of people with EVs, or having a truck with a high capacity battery bank or propane/gas/diesel generator that could be called (like Uber) from a smart phone app for emergency charging. These would be practical and immediately implemented, and not a "pie in the sky" fantasy as proposed by "IAinventor". :D
 

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Found this story on Facebook:

http://insideevs.com/me2-loop-self-charging-ev/

My response:

If you have a battery pack with 8 x 12V deep cycle 100 A-h lead-acid batteries, it will add about 500 pounds to the vehicle, which will adversely affect the handling, reduce cargo capacity, and make the car use more energy to accelerate and climb hills. Some of that might be recovered with regenerative braking going downhill. The batteries may give you 9600 W-h of energy but for a 2 hour charge at 50 amps the Peukert effect reduces that to about 6 kWh, which will provide about 24 miles of range at 250 Wh/mile. Instead, you could carry a 4 kW gas or propane generator that weighs about 100 pounds and can give you 6 kWh in just 1.5 hours. And you can get a few gallons of gas or a propane tank almost anywhere. Total cost: under $400 http://www.homedepot.com/.../Sportsman-4-000.../202222977



Sportsman 4,000-Watt Clean Burning LPG Propane Gas Powered Portable Generator…
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Thanks Paul,

I attended the expo and saw his booth as well as listened to his presentation. His verbal claim was 60 miles from the OE Lithium 600lb battery and then another 60 miles after recharging it from the 600lb lead-acid battery on board. About the only thing I said to him was that wasn't possible. He said he didn't care. He didn't know who I was.

He is your typical con artist fraud. Like the article you linked from insideevs said, he claims to be supporting veterans and anti-terrorism with he "EV" efforts. Verbally he throws in anti human trafficking. He uses these buzz word causes with no verifiable link or certificate of funding flow. But he uses it in such a way that should anyone question him on anything they would be seen as opposing his noble efforts. His presentation and sales pitch are loaded with his usual technical BS.

I had much more interesting things to do at this great show. Across the aisle from his booth was an outfit doing Formula E motor-gearboxes for example.

His booth sucked big time. Just a used car which didn't appear to have been washed recently. And look at the quality of that plug in the rear panel. What do you expect for $5k?





Photos taken from: http://insideevs.com/me2-loop-self-charging-ev/

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Here's my own contribution to the over-unity scam universe:

https://youtu.be/htUBXkqgkr4

I promise- no zero point energy was harmed, nor were any laws of thermodynamics violated, by my duplication of a similar scammy device that I came across recently on LinkedIn - I just figured out the scam, duplicated the device and parrotted back their "claims" in the video (as well as making fun of the tone and tropes of the whole over-unity world of "suppressed free energy technology" etc.)

The big reveal will be later this week- but you guys are likely more than quick enough to realize how this works! If you do, feel free to contribute some impressive sounding pseudophysics technobabble to the YouTube comments to feed the trolls...but no guesses until the big reveal comes out, OK?
 

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This isn't actually over-unity, but to the casual observer it would appear to be. A new lab test has created a way to generate electricity continuously without recharging. I suspect it runs off latent heat in the environment - so one could make an argument that it IS perpetual motion - at least until we reach the heat-death of the universe.

https://newatlas.com/battery-breakthroughs-2017/52559/
 

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This isn't actually over-unity, but to the casual observer it would appear to be. A new lab test has created a way to generate electricity continuously without recharging. I suspect it runs off latent heat in the environment - so one could make an argument that it IS perpetual motion - at least until we reach the heat-death of the universe.

https://newatlas.com/battery-breakthroughs-2017/52559/
The first indication that an item is a pile of bull is that it is on NewAtlas :D I've followed links to their content a few times, and have been consistently impressed... by the lack of understanding displayed by their authors, and the lack of credibility of their information. This article is actually quite good, especially by NewAtlas standards.

This is the relevant section:
And graphene features prominently in another of 2017's promising energy advances. The material's ability to conduct energy is well established and has prompted countless research projects around that capability, but in November scientists at the University of Arkansas discovered that it could actually generate its own.

The team came up with a way of tapping into the minute energy generated by what they called graphene ripples. This is when the carbon atoms on a sheet of graphene rise and fall like waves in the ocean in response to the ambient temperature.

By suspending the graphene sheet in between two stacked electrodes, the team was able to create a positive charge when groups of atoms rise and touch the top electrode, and then an alternating current when they fell and touched the lower electrode. Using a device called a Vibration Energy Harvester, the team was able to harness an alternating current strong enough to power a wristwatch.

In theory, this technology never needs charging and never wears out, so does raise the prospect of using graphene as a limitless energy solution.
The key term is "Vibration Energy Harvester": skip the NewAtlas article and do a web search for that, and be prepared for hours of reading about perfectly legitimate devices to collect energy (not create it) by various techniques and in various scenarios, mostly on a very small scale.
 

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The key term is "Vibration Energy Harvester": skip the NewAtlas article and do a web search for that, and be prepared for hours of reading about perfectly legitimate devices to collect energy (not create it) by various techniques and in various scenarios, mostly on a very small scale.
Hey now - I DID post this in the over-unity section! :D Yes, I thought it was well written but also have no real opinion at all about the validity science it purports. It was simply "yet another contribution to the theoretical..."

When I was a very small kid in the 1960s, the "next big thing" was supposed to be a harvester of the energy in Brownian Motion - pretty much the same thing as "Vibration Energy Harvester."

The closest other thing I've seen that, unlike others, actually made sense was a while back when they were reporting on the potential of nano antenna arrays. They freely admitted that they couldn't actually harvest the energy theoretically captured by the arrays yet, for the simple reason that since each antenna was likely out of phase with the others then they would statistically cancel each other out without in-line diodes. On the other hand, if they DO manage to figure out how to print the diodes along with the antennas, that technology is likely to be close to 80% efficient and around 5% of the cost of manufacturing current solar panels. However, a search on Steven Novak reveals that he is no longer engaged in that sort of research which I find puzzling - if you can print the antennas, why not the diodes?
 

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As promised, here's the solution- obvious, in hindsight.

Two crackpots, a guy named Nigel Cheese who seems to exist only on LinkedIn right now, and his little munchkin name Jamie Pannarelo, are hawking this as some kind of major new "zero point energy" discovery. The use of a damp paper towel in many of their videos tipped me off:

https://youtu.be/4LDqYBmjrxc

Amazing how people don't see the obvious sometimes, and how quick they are to reach for magical explanations!
 

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My first thought was a battery. You can also make one from a grapefruit, lemon, or potato:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lemon_battery

About 15 years ago Microchip was advertising their nano-power PICs as being able to run on a grapefruit, but it actually required two or three to work.

Here's another demonstration of the use of free energy from the cosmos to perform a magic trick:

 

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Summation of my study of electrodynamic theory, plus lots of links to choose from...

Is it correct to say that you are presenting theoretical material and have not yet built a physical "proof of concept" device which provides electrical power without any major input power provided by the user?
No build; no money; and no technical building expertise; just a simulation.
But I'll qualify that.

Simply answered would be Yes: "without any major input power provided by the user".
But that would be catering to our collective ignorance.

Remember the Vedic expression of "Sat-Chit-Ananda"?
It's a three in one expression in which none of the three elements may be taken out of context from its entirety.
This means that Chit (Intelligence) is just as significant as is Energy (Sat).
The consequence is that we harp too much upon the need for more energy when we could do just as well (or even better) if we had more intelligence.

As I've stated before (somewhere in the text), there's no difference between free energy and energy.
If you're the Almighty and need to make use of more energy in Your Creation by comparison to what is already there, then wouldn't it be effortless to access that?
And are we not co-creators in our own right capable of becoming Almighty beings once we drop this mortal shell upon full enlightenment of our consciousness?

So, it is the eternal now, this present moment of nil duration, which is the source for energy.

We harp too much upon spatial locations, such as: batteries, hydroelectric dams, etc.
Yet, time is a source for energy since time supersedes space.

The study of physics loves to turn spirituality around on its head by misrepresenting the dependency by which space depends upon time by making time subservient to space as an added "fourth" dimension to space. Oy, gevalt!

Put into more technical terms...
A zero bandwidth allows for an infinite Q (more energy IN than OUT). This becomes the case whenever two actual parent waves of opposing orientation of zero power factor cross-interfere.
One parent has her current ahead of voltage by 90 degrees while the other parent wave has his current behind his voltage by the same duration.
This creates a standing wave of no duration bypassing the limitations of finite Quality factor.

All that is needed is for a single phase, induction motor's creative winding of current dominated coils (formerly its starter coils and in one direction, ie. CW, for instance) versus voltage dominated coils (its main motor coils and in the opposite direction, ie. CCW, for instance) to fail to cancel their standing wave of negative power factor and -instead- rectify it, plus an electrically rectified set of starter coils mounted upon the customized squirrel cage rotor (wound in the same direction as the current coils, ie. CW, for instance) to tip the rotor forward in one direction of spin.

And if this negative power factor can be produced more efficiently than do opamps, than -yes- there is no significant power source. In fact, someone (a critique) helped me to become aware of the fact that my low voltage sine wave generator (of a mere 3V) was inputting a current wave form indicating it was noise and not a sine wave (except within its voltage context). So, I'm powering this simulation on almost a nano watt of a blended wave incorporating both noise and sine waves!

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Solving Drive-Shaft Rotation Challenges...
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I simplified my presentation on stack-exchange (by comparison to the eBook), plus I updated that question to become a rhetorical question in which I answer myself using knowledge gained from other questions on that site plus Quora.

In that question is the shortened version of my device in that I give everything about it without talking too much.

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I watched some of the first (Borderlands) video and found it interesting, although I think some of his assumptions about the models are wrong, which is why he seems to think longitudinal waves exceed the speed of light. Also his demonstration of multiple connected L-C networks as a model of a transmission line is not surprising. Here is a simulation I did for a similar network, and it predictably shows an increasing voltage at the end due to resonance. The resonant frequency of a simple parallel tank circuit with 10 mH and 0.047 uF is 7.3 kHz, and this simulation is for 20 kHz:



Higher frequencies produce much higher output voltages. Here is 4x 7.3 kHz, or 29.2 kHz:

 

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Cool. But since I don't have a frequency generator, nor the patience to look for ...

I watched some of the first (Borderlands) video and found it interesting, although I think some of his assumptions about the models are wrong, which is why he seems to think longitudinal waves exceed the speed of light. Also his demonstration of multiple connected L-C networks as a model of a transmission line is not surprising. Here is a simulation I did for a similar network, and it predictably shows an increasing voltage at the end due to resonance. The resonant frequency of a simple parallel tank circuit with 10 mH and 0.047 uF is 7.3 kHz, and this simulation is for 20 kHz:



Higher frequencies produce much higher output voltages. Here is 4x 7.3 kHz, or 29.2 kHz:

... its sweet spot of resonance, I chose to go a different route such as: isolate each module with magnetic transference in between each using a shared magnetizable core between the two coils. Either way, we both get infinite gain ...



... with a shortened duration to zoom in and exhibit its beat frequency pattern ...



From ...
http://spicysurges.blogspot.com/2017/05/infinity-mirrors-escalate-surges-in.html

But now for the best part: detach the voltage source early on; use it only for a moment to get things started and allow for escalation to avoid imposing an infinite drain on the voltage source ...

http://spicysurges.blogspot.com/2017/06/
 

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Re: Unlimited Mileage Electric Vehicles (Part 2)

Using Reactance to Boost Power

Working along the line of the original research and development for hybrids known back in 2001 by its developer Alan Cocconi (the man behind the success of the General Motors EV-1 and silent partner to Elon Musk) and commissioned by Toyota and executed upon a 2001 RAV4EV using a motorcycle engine coupled to a generator and towed behind a first generation RAV4EV inside a mini-trailer...

http://www.tzev.com/2001_rxt-g_library.html

I propose this concept, simulated only in theory, concerning reactant power modification as an intermediate step towards range extension of an EV or hybrid....

We know reactance is unlimited from its formulae...

Capacitive Reactance = 1 divided by (2Pi x Frequency x Equivalent Series Resistance x Capacitance)

Inductive Reactance = 2Pi x Frequency x Series Resistance x Inductance

... in so far as it is oblivious to current and voltage while focusing exclusively upon its frequency, plus either: the series resistance of inductance, plus inductance, or else the equivalent series resistance of capacitance, plus capacitance. And we know it is useless unless corrected for its power factor. And we know we may invert the polarity of voltage to effect a condition of negative power factor whereby the frequency varies directly with amplitude unlike electrical energy of usable power factor (of zero degrees divergent phase relation between current and voltage) and whose amplitude varies inversely to its frequency. And we know that a simple resistive load, such as: a battery, or a resistor, or a spark gap, or a light bulb, will correct a deficient power factor and bring the components of electricity, namely: the electric and magnetic fields, back into synchronous phase relation. Given these facts, it is possible to devise a simple arrangement of electronic components to effect these known relations in sequential steps, namely...


  1. Invert voltage by 180 degrees separating voltage from current by one half cycle of an A/C cycle.
  2. Amplify its frequency through a loosely coupled coil of 10% mutual inductance which will also serve as the primary loading coil in parallel to the actual load.
  3. Make the actual load the battery pack of a plugin EV, or hybrid.
Here is the circuit simulated in Micro-Cap analog software along with a few more screenshots of its output and input attached, below.

PS. You may notice that Alan Cocconi calibrated his genset to output 345 volts to overwhelm the 288 volt battery pack and, thus, make charging possible at a 50 amp rate while cruising along at freeway speeds on level ground. This is why the twin motors of the RAV4EV from 1998 to 2003 require a voltage which is slightly elevated above that of a full battery pack of 24 NiMH modules so that, during regenerative mode, the twin motors will be capable of having a voltage slightly greater than that of the battery pack and make regenerative charging of the pack's batteries possible in the car's "B Gear". Yet, I've downgraded the output of my simulation to match whatever voltage it is displaying at any moment in time due to its uncanny ability to send a negative direction of current back into the batteries and recharge them regardless of their voltage. The only stipulation is that the tuning coil has to be constantly adjusted upwards to reduce the quantity of current sent into the battery pack as its voltage continues to rise. Or, perform the opposite compensation: adjust this tuning coil downwards if the battery pack should suddenly have a drop in its voltage, let's say: immediately after performing a steep drive up an incline.

PPS. The four coils: VC1, VC2, CC1, and CC2 must be mutually coupled at 99%. A 98% coupling coefficience won't do. This might be achievable by surrounding each copper strand of the windings of these four coils with iron windings - electrically connected in parallel to these copper windings - in order to capture the magnetic field of each copper strand and reclaim it. This is what I affectionately like to call: the Oliver Heaviside Solution to the Ferranti Effect. This latter effect was a prevalent notion among: Ferranti of Italy, and Dr Wildman Whitehouse of the United States, and the Royal Society of London, on how to go about resolving the problems they were having with sending a lossless signal across the trans-Atlantic Telegraph cable in the late 1800s. It was Heaviside who devised his "Telegraphers Equations" and deduced the problem was not to be solved by throwing massive quantities of voltage at the problem, but to boost the lagging magnetism along the entire length of the cable by wrapping the inner insulated copper core with iron wire or ribbon. This coaxial cable solution did the job before repeaters were invented in 1956. We like to think that more amp-hours inside the battery pack will solve all our range anxieties. That's nice if you like to use the brute force technique of Ferranti and the others who thought similarly.

Cheers!

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Re: Unlimited Mileage Electric Vehicles (Part 2)

Don't the node voltages in chart #6 indicate current out of the battery, -49 Amps across the .15R?
 
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