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## Permanent Magnet Motor

I learned a couple of years ago about a motor developed by Nikolai Tesla that operates using neodymium magnets. If anyone has any information about this or other similar motors, please post information and help to save the earth from the evils of oil!

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BucketBasher8 years ago
To clarify, an electric motor and a generator are one-in-the-same. If the initial (starting) energy put into it is ELECTRICAL, then the output energy is MECHANICAL. If the initial energy put in is MECHANICAL, then the output energy is ELECTRICAL. In the case of an electric fan, an electric current sent through it produces mechanical energy that turns the blades. If the blades are turned by a strong enough wind without an electric current going through the motor already, an electric current is induced and electricity is generated.
8 months ago

thank you someone knows what there talking about

5 years ago
"To clarify, an electric motor and a generator are one-in-the-same" That statement is universally true. that is not without making modifications. An auto motive alternator is going to function as a motor, nor is an AC induction motor, not without modifications. I don't think it's possible at all to use an AC shaded pole motor as a generator.
8 years ago
I love electricity! Without electricity, I wouldn't be able to express how much I love electricity!
erikb937 years ago
simple perpetual magnet motor design. put magnets in that order all facing one way and get a separate magnet and start repelling the other magnets for it to spin very simple.

7 years ago
When you hear the term "pole" used in describing a motor it is referring to the magnetic fields that are usually switched on and off electrically in rapid sequence in an electric motor. This field switching creates a sort of magnetic wave cheer if you will, similar to what you might see spectators doing at a sporting event. The wave is what imparts movement to the shaft, or rotor, that passes through the center of the structure that supports the magnets, commonly referred to as the stator. This is the essence of how the high speed Maglev (magnetically levitated) trains are motivated.

This is not meant to be an all inclusive explanation but a simple one since there are differences between alternators and generators as well as examples of motors that have the role of stator and rotor reversed. Bucket Basher's example is also a helpful visualization.

Regardless of the construction issues of friction, gravity and mechanical efficiencies are always going to act to drag the motor to a halt if additional energy inputs are not continually added on top of that required to overcome the initial static inertia on start up.

Aside from the development of Alternating Current, the radio, particle beam weapon theory, and a polyphase energy transmission (how we get our electricity today) Tesla also worked extensively with harmonic frequencies and low frequency wireless energy transmission (the Tesla Effect). He demonstrated an example of his wireless electrical transmission over one hundred years ago.

If we consider the implications of Tesla's A.C. current in relation to his identification of naturally occurring mediums and frequency waves that possessed and could transmit energy, the next step - to an engine that appeared in fiction years later - seems quite feasible. That engine was mentioned in the novel Atlas Shrugged in the late 1950's.

Ayn Rand's hero, John Galt, in the story is an engineer who designs an engine that is said to gather static electricity from the atmosphere, concentrate it and channel it into transmission wires. Not too far removed from what Nikolai Tesla was working toward about a hundred years ago.

Ideas for perpetual motion devices have been around since before da Vinci's time and they have all been shown to be physically impossible. Maybe someday Galt's engine will be built and actually become the engine of the world.

5 years ago
http://www.callowayengines.com/msg3.htm
5 years ago
You are so right! An animated GIF can certainly be constructed to look like perpetual motion. Well done!
7 years ago
Very simple, and very wrong. But hey, thanks for playing!

5 years ago
What a site!

What isn't unsubstantiated woo-woo is paranoid conspiracy theory.

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