Instructables: exploring - workshop - turbine - generator http://www.instructables.com Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:30:16 PST BLOX v1.01 DIY 400 Watt Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-400-Watt-Wind-Turbine/
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:07:32 PDT
Inexpensive Mini Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Mini-Turbine/
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By: Cats Science Club

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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:21:52 PDT
Simple Backyard Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Backyard-Wind-Turbine/
Simple Backyard Wind Turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/NB9S/HWE9VQAS/FNINB9SHWE9VQAS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/NB9S/HWE9VQAS/FNINB9SHWE9VQAS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNI/NB9S/HWE9VQAS/FNINB9SHWE9VQAS.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club Want to generate your own power? Want to do it easily? Tired of "how to" wind turbine searches that end up not showing you how to actually build one? We are!!!Here is a simple wind turbine that generates over 12 volts. Most of the parts can be bought at a local home improvement store and the other p...
By: Cats Science Club

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Sat, 14 Jun 2014 19:50:46 PDT
Hydro Power at Home http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydro-Power-at-Home/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GV4E/HJW8WGGS/F6EGV4EHJW8WGGS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GV4E/HJW8WGGS/F6EGV4EHJW8WGGS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/GV4E/HJW8WGGS/F6EGV4EHJW8WGGS.SMALL.jpg bubal An easy demonstration of a small turbine with a paddled wheel and a DC motor as a dynamo in order to generate electricity with falling water power or with tap water pressure power.
By: bubal

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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 06:15:22 PDT
Turbine with a hairdryer motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Turbine-with-a-hairdryer-motor/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/11RQ/HJ39PEF1/FM511RQHJ39PEF1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/11RQ/HJ39PEF1/FM511RQHJ39PEF1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/11RQ/HJ39PEF1/FM511RQHJ39PEF1.SMALL.jpg bubal This is a series of experiments with a 12 volt motor from a hairdryer. The hairdryer is 220 volt, but insted of using a transformer it uses the heat resistance in series to reduce the voltage to 12 volts and some diodes to rectify. That´s why these cheap hairdryers only run with hot air.
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 01:48:31 PDT
Compressed Air Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Compressed-Air-Battery/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/UH7W/HJ1XP7KX/F76UH7WHJ1XP7KX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/UH7W/HJ1XP7KX/F76UH7WHJ1XP7KX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/UH7W/HJ1XP7KX/F76UH7WHJ1XP7KX.SMALL.jpg bubal How to make a small compressed air battery. The bottle stores compressed air. The high speed air from the bottle moves a turbine connected to a DC motor who acts as a dynamo. This turbine-motor comes from a home hairdryer.
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Sat, 13 Jul 2013 02:49:54 PDT
Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Turbine-2/
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Thu, 9 May 2013 16:41:09 PDT
Power your home and workshop with steam http://www.instructables.com/id/Power-your-home-and-workshop-with-steam/
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Wed, 14 Nov 2012 09:49:56 PST
Small-scale wave-power - free energy from the beach! http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-scale-wave-power-free-energy-from-the-beac/
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By: Kiteman

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Thu, 23 Aug 2012 21:56:50 PDT
Vertical Axis Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertical-Axis-Wind-Turbine/
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Tue, 28 Feb 2012 09:10:32 PST
Team Ladybirds - Wind Turbine Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Team-Ladybirds-Wind-Turbine-Project-PDE2-GSA-201/
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Sun, 26 Feb 2012 09:41:51 PST
Prototype Wind Turbine VAWT Home Hydrogen Production http://www.instructables.com/id/Prototype-Wind-Turbine-VAWT-Home-Hydrogen-Producti/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/H0CA/GJHV8XM6/FAAH0CAGJHV8XM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/H0CA/GJHV8XM6/FAAH0CAGJHV8XM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/H0CA/GJHV8XM6/FAAH0CAGJHV8XM6.SMALL.jpg fozzy13    This was an interesting project, which has potential in the future, but did not deliver desired results.  The idea was to make a vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT) that instead of charging a battery, would deliver its power directly to an electrolysis apparatus to make hydrogen and oxygen gas.  Th...
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Tue, 1 Feb 2011 14:39:41 PST
Build a coffee cup model wind charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Coffee-cup-model-wind-charger/
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Wed, 21 Apr 2010 10:19:33 PDT
Homemade Motor Arbor for your Wind Generator or other needs http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Motor-Arbor-for-your-Wind-Generator-or-ot/
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Wed, 18 Nov 2009 10:59:48 PST
simple wind turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-wind-turbine/
simple wind turbine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/BUNQ/FUPUPCBC/FR7BUNQFUPUPCBC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/BUNQ/FUPUPCBC/FR7BUNQFUPUPCBC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR7/BUNQ/FUPUPCBC/FR7BUNQFUPUPCBC.SMALL.jpg knoxarama Knox co. presents the next energy source, the wind turbine. But what makes this different? This instructable will also show you how to make a hanger so it can rotate into the wind, maximizing efficiency. Materials and tools You need: A long, thin piece of wood a working fan a long, thin metal tub...
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Sat, 16 May 2009 15:16:03 PDT
Horizontal Double Helix Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Horizontal-Double-Helix-Wind-Turbine/
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By: Ultra Computers

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Sat, 11 Apr 2009 08:44:00 PDT
V8-4" vawt,savonius,vertical axis,wind turbine,ametek) http://www.instructables.com/id/V8-4quot-vawtsavoniusvertical-axiswind-turbin/
V8-4" vawt,savonius,vertical axis,wind turbine,ametek) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ON2B/FMZA9MOF/FBMON2BFMZA9MOF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ON2B/FMZA9MOF/FBMON2BFMZA9MOF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/ON2B/FMZA9MOF/FBMON2BFMZA9MOF.SMALL.jpg faroun http://www.vawt.tk Guys Don't Get sick Of me, But After making the V8-3" I realized that the Vanes are not able to hold onto all the wind that comes near it, that was due to when i expanded the middel section it flattened the vanes in the middel, so i designed the V8-4" in a way that when i expand i...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2008 14:57:44 PDT
V8 vawt,savonius,vertical axis,windturbine,ametek) http://www.instructables.com/id/V8-vawtsavoniusvertical-axiswindturbineametek/
V8 vawt,savonius,vertical axis,windturbine,ametek) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/HA9K/FLROK89K/FKZHA9KFLROK89K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/HA9K/FLROK89K/FKZHA9KFLROK89K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKZ/HA9K/FLROK89K/FKZHA9KFLROK89K.SMALL.jpg faroun http://www.vawt.tk After making the V10 I realized that off the shelf, cheap dc Motor requires alot of RPM, I do not want to gear something made of so light material that it does not have the mass to sustain the rotation, so I decided to design and build one that has more RPM yet has the same Blade ...
By: faroun

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Sat, 4 Oct 2008 08:59:23 PDT
Faroun Savonius Wind Turbine http://www.instructables.com/id/Faroun-Savonius-Wind-Turbine/
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Sun, 23 Dec 2007 18:52:00 PST