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Old 03-12-2008, 04:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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im[img]/DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/unsure.gif[/img]if this would work in real life but would be a great model to build

http://blog.modernmechanix.com/2008/...rpetual-drive/

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Hmm.

Cute, but┬*there's no way┬*it would work.

Ralph would like it's non workability, but it doesn't look vile enough for him.
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Old 03-12-2008, 07:42 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Who cares if it would work.. hahahhahah... sure would make a great model...┬*


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Old 03-12-2008, 12:13 PM   #4 (permalink)
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No, I have to agree that there is no way that it could be made to work.
But it is definately one for my collection!!!

Thankyou very much Dana!

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Old 03-12-2008, 02:38 PM   #5 (permalink)
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Now that's strange! Jerry
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It could/work..., only it wouldn't be perpetual motion and the initial charge would burn off rendering it motionless somewhere along the line.

The energy attained by the driven wheels would be equal to the energy produced by the driving wheels.┬* But then you have inefficiency of the motors, heat, friction, etc., all of which make any perpetual motion machine a dream rather than a reality.┬* (Superconductors and near absolute zero operating conditions help though.)
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ANOTHER "perpetual motion" lunacy![img]/DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/hehe.gif[/img][img]/DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/tongue.gif[/img]┬*

-OR, it could be a potential "stock scam"[img]/DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/ermm.gif[/img] for unway investors, such as the "Holman Horror"[img]/DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/crazy.gif[/img][img]/DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/sick.gif[/img] shown here:

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speaking of perpetual motion heres an artical denouncing perpetual motion http://blog.modernmechanix.com/2007/...petual-motion/
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That design would work great.........going downhill┬* [img]/DesktopModules/NTForums/themes/mls/emoticons/hehe.gif[/img]

Remember perpetual motion only works downhill

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I took a engineering course once, and someone came up with a perpetual motion idea. The instructor wrote one word on the blackboard TANSTAAFL┬*He then handed out an assignment having us prove or disprove perpetual motion.
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PS TANSTAAFL is an acronym for the adage "There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch," popularized by science fiction writer Robert A. Heinlein in his 1966 novel The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress,[1][2]┬*
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