Instructables: exploring - energy - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:36:57 PDT BLOX v1.01 A Diy: Recycled Beer Bottle TIKI Torch http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Diy-Recycled-Beer-Bottle-TIKI-Torch/
A Diy: Recycled Beer Bottle TIKI Torch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/EBPR/IPU1UEVV/FDBEBPRIPU1UEVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/EBPR/IPU1UEVV/FDBEBPRIPU1UEVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/EBPR/IPU1UEVV/FDBEBPRIPU1UEVV.SMALL.jpg The DIYinventor In this Instructable I will show you how to build a quick and easy TIKI Torch.You will need the following:Some Electrical tape.An Electrical conduit fitting 3/4" Diameter A Tac HammerScissorsSome recycled beer bottles from the recycling centerChicken WireTiki WicksTiki Fuel A FunnelAnd some Nails ...
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Fri, 24 Jun 2016 17:43:55 PDT
Power-car : Diy Power bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Powercar-Diy-Power-Bank/
Power-car : Diy Power bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/M77Y/INXEK771/FK9M77YINXEK771.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/M77Y/INXEK771/FK9M77YINXEK771.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK9/M77Y/INXEK771/FK9M77YINXEK771.SMALL.jpg vineethvarma vegesna Hello Diy lovers...!!!!Today we are going to make a power bank by recycling lithium battery (old cellphone battery) and toy car case Requirements Go and collect the following items Lithium ion battery (from old cellphone) Toy car or any box for casing DC-DC Boost Module (0.9V ~ 5V) USB Booster Ci...
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Sat, 7 May 2016 21:01:06 PDT
Solar Panel Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Panel-Lighting/
Solar Panel Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/BONV/INUV925D/FOFBONVINUV925D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/BONV/INUV925D/FOFBONVINUV925D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOF/BONV/INUV925D/FOFBONVINUV925D.SMALL.jpg RoeyLeon Hello Everyone I`m in the middle of redecorating my Home , and decided to enhance the appearance of my plants with LED lighting.I went and bought a few planters , added some strong plants that love sun and placed them outside my kitchen.Now , when the evening comes, without the LED i will not enjoy ...
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Sat, 7 May 2016 01:04:58 PDT
Soup Can Stirling Engine http://www.instructables.com/id/Soup-Can-Stirling-Engine/
Soup Can Stirling Engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/LN6C/INM7KK88/FODLN6CINM7KK88.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/LN6C/INM7KK88/FODLN6CINM7KK88.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/LN6C/INM7KK88/FODLN6CINM7KK88.SMALL.jpg carson_kosloski What if I told you that there is an engine out there that can potentially be much quieter and more efficient than a gasoline or diesel engine? A Stirling engine runs on an external heat source that can be anything from solar energy to a candle. They are currently only used for very specific and seem...
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 21:19:49 PDT
Water Powered Flashlight - micro MEDELIS BATTERY http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Powered-Flashlight-Micro-MEDELIS-BATTERY/
Water Powered Flashlight - micro MEDELIS BATTERY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/KT4I/INAC81OK/FDHKT4IINAC81OK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/KT4I/INAC81OK/FDHKT4IINAC81OK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDH/KT4I/INAC81OK/FDHKT4IINAC81OK.SMALL.jpg RolandasM Just Add Water and This Tiny Emergency Flashlight Glows ...I named this MEDELIS BATTERYThis battery generates electric power out of Tap Water (drinking water, river,lake,rain or any similar liquid)...its small, powerful and super basicMEDELIS BATTERY will generates electricity until the water dries ...
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Tue, 12 Apr 2016 22:46:11 PDT
PROOF OF CONCEPT: A chilled water air conditioning prototype - DECOMMISSIONED. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Chilled-Water-Air-Conditioning-Prototype/
PROOF OF CONCEPT: A chilled water air conditioning prototype - DECOMMISSIONED. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/YCPE/IO1R2PAD/F7NYCPEIO1R2PAD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/YCPE/IO1R2PAD/F7NYCPEIO1R2PAD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7N/YCPE/IO1R2PAD/F7NYCPEIO1R2PAD.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby I plan to use this 100watt compressor to chill water in an insulated tank while I'm at work. The energy for this will be via my home solar power system since I harvest a surplus of energy that I can't store for night use. I want chilled or iced water as the means to store that solar energy for later...
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Sat, 2 Apr 2016 08:43:43 PDT
The Electric Pickle! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Electric-Pickle/
The Electric Pickle! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/69OG/IMF3VXH4/FJA69OGIMF3VXH4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/69OG/IMF3VXH4/FJA69OGIMF3VXH4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/69OG/IMF3VXH4/FJA69OGIMF3VXH4.SMALL.jpg zackraymelton List of materials:1) pickles2) Double-D Batteries3) Battery Cartridge 4) Cable connecters5) Copper wire or Copper nails( preferably copper wire)6) a digital multimeter Add Batteries Add your Double D batteries to your battery pack. Connect Your Cables! Take your battery connectors and attach t...
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Wed, 30 Mar 2016 18:19:15 PDT
Wood Stove Heat Reclaimer http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Stove-Heat-Reclaimer/
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Fri, 18 Mar 2016 12:08:26 PDT
Beats by Edgardo and Mario (DIY Headphones) http://www.instructables.com/id/Beats-by-Edgardo-Y-Mario-DIY-Headphones/
Beats by Edgardo and Mario (DIY Headphones) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/BAGV/IL5J6O2V/FW6BAGVIL5J6O2V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/BAGV/IL5J6O2V/FW6BAGVIL5J6O2V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW6/BAGV/IL5J6O2V/FW6BAGVIL5J6O2V.SMALL.jpg EdgardoJLandaverde With two cups, some wire coil, a headphone plug, sticky notes, tissues, and a some magnets, make your own headphones, which will transmit sound from a radio, MP3 player or cell phone. Understanding How a Speaker Works Speakers are part of our everyday life. They are the ones that produce sound in...
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Mon, 29 Feb 2016 00:44:49 PST
A Beginner's Guide To Stirling Engines http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Beginners-Guide-to-Sterling-Engines/
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Mon, 8 Feb 2016 21:36:57 PST
Using powertool batteries as a generic power supply for other projects http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-Ryobi-Powertool-Batteries-for-Other-Projects/
Using powertool batteries as a generic power supply for other projects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/TBLP/IK7BYF5Q/FQATBLPIK7BYF5Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/TBLP/IK7BYF5Q/FQATBLPIK7BYF5Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQA/TBLP/IK7BYF5Q/FQATBLPIK7BYF5Q.SMALL.jpg MakinThings In this project, I will show you how to tap Ryobi powerpack batteries for other uses.Why do this? Powertool batteires come with quality built-in protection, good quality chargers, parts are readily available (i.e. more batteries or chargers), and are meant for high amperage peak usage.This should wo...
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Sat, 6 Feb 2016 10:18:28 PST
How to Make a Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Motor/
How to Make a Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/N0UG/IJQNZ79B/FGLN0UGIJQNZ79B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/N0UG/IJQNZ79B/FGLN0UGIJQNZ79B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGL/N0UG/IJQNZ79B/FGLN0UGIJQNZ79B.SMALL.jpg argha halder Hello everyone!! Today I am going to show you how to make a motor. Well the first thing you might think is that, it is useless because you cant run your R.C car with this motor. But that is not point of this build, in fact the main point of the build is to familiarize with the basics of simple ele...
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Sat, 23 Jan 2016 10:48:04 PST
Heat exchangers and 3D printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Heat-Exchangers-and-3D-Printing/
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Fri, 22 Jan 2016 10:19:29 PST
TurbineOne - Basic Wind Turbine That Anyone Can Make http://www.instructables.com/id/TurbineOne-Basic-Wind-Turbine-That-Anyone-Can-Make/
TurbineOne - Basic Wind Turbine That Anyone Can Make - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/6LZL/IIVZRICU/FLJ6LZLIIVZRICU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/6LZL/IIVZRICU/FLJ6LZLIIVZRICU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLJ/6LZL/IIVZRICU/FLJ6LZLIIVZRICU.SMALL.jpg ahmedebeed555 This is my first working practical wind turbine. I really love green projects and renewable energy stuff. Last year I 've made a small modification on an old PC fan to convert it into a small wind turbine. It had enough output power to light an LED. It was a huge project for me at that time because ...
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Fri, 1 Jan 2016 11:51:33 PST
Portable Wind Generator as a Cell Phone Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/Portable-Wind-Generator-As-a-Cell-Phone-Charger/
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Mon, 28 Dec 2015 10:10:41 PST
Piezoelectric Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Piezoelectric-Generator-1/
Piezoelectric Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/I38Y/IHZ4RR2X/FNAI38YIHZ4RR2X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/I38Y/IHZ4RR2X/FNAI38YIHZ4RR2X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNA/I38Y/IHZ4RR2X/FNAI38YIHZ4RR2X.SMALL.jpg niravpatele63 hello frnd,i come with new attractive ,easy and smart power generation idea which is useful for your smart project and give new way of creation .piezo electric power generation which is fully depend on applying pressure on piezo transducer, Collect wooden plywood as u want to make in your size ...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 09:18:47 PST
My Eco-Friendly Garage Heater: A Pneumatic Solar Thermal Collector http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Eco-Friendly-Garage-Heater-A-Pneumatic-Solar-Th/
My Eco-Friendly Garage Heater: A Pneumatic Solar Thermal Collector - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/3RIV/IGKQ748F/FUU3RIVIGKQ748F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/3RIV/IGKQ748F/FUU3RIVIGKQ748F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/3RIV/IGKQ748F/FUU3RIVIGKQ748F.SMALL.jpg EcoMotive This instructable will cover the build of my 72 square foot solar thermal collector that harnesses the sun's energy to provide winter time space heating for my detached garage workshop. The functional part of the collector is a black aluminum absorber that heats up when the sun's rays are upon it. T...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 06:18:08 PST
Solar-OSE: Solar concentrator for steam generation http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-OSE-Solar-concentrator-for-steam-generation/
Solar-OSE: Solar concentrator for steam generation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/T5EO/IGKQ76EA/FYYT5EOIGKQ76EA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/T5EO/IGKQ76EA/FYYT5EOIGKQ76EA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYY/T5EO/IGKQ76EA/FYYT5EOIGKQ76EA.SMALL.jpg Open Source Écologie News: "Open Source Ecologie France" successfully completed a crowd-funding to buy the materials for a second improved prototype, including 4 modules like the one described in this instructable!If you feel like contributing in any way to the project, be sure we will be very happy to welcome you! Than...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2015 06:24:11 PST
Levitating Solar Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/Levitating-Solar-Motor/
Levitating Solar Motor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/2LCQ/IF9T7TKW/F1H2LCQIF9T7TKW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/2LCQ/IF9T7TKW/F1H2LCQIF9T7TKW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1H/2LCQ/IF9T7TKW/F1H2LCQIF9T7TKW.SMALL.jpg KJMagnetics In this tutorial, we will create a magnetically levitated, solar powered electric motor...woah! That is a lot of cool things in one sentence. This type of motor is called a Mendocino Motor, named after the city in which it was invented, Mendocino, California. The motor consists of a spinning shaft t...
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Fri, 2 Oct 2015 11:05:22 PDT
Installing arc fault circuit interrupter (AFCI) circuit breakers. http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-arc-fault-circuit-interrupter-AFCI-circ/
Installing arc fault circuit interrupter (AFCI) circuit breakers. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/R9JE/IEX4Q0A0/FX1R9JEIEX4Q0A0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/R9JE/IEX4Q0A0/FX1R9JEIEX4Q0A0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/R9JE/IEX4Q0A0/FX1R9JEIEX4Q0A0.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby The latest version of the nfpa 70 code (the National electric code) requires that new installations use the afci type breakers. My home is not new but I want that type of protection for it. This installment requires certified personnel to perform. If you don't possess the experience and training the...
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Thu, 24 Sep 2015 06:19:06 PDT
Wind Generator Design #4 http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Generator-Design-4/
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 10:06:04 PDT
Create a rechargable 2 volt Aluminum/Titanium Ion Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Create-a-rechargable-2-volt-AluminumTitanium-Ion-B/
Create a rechargable 2 volt Aluminum/Titanium Ion Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/JXX0/IDZSJSNV/FC1JXX0IDZSJSNV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/JXX0/IDZSJSNV/FC1JXX0IDZSJSNV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC1/JXX0/IDZSJSNV/FC1JXX0IDZSJSNV.SMALL.jpg bigattichouse See safety notes below. This is not a build for the timid. Only build in a well ventilated area.After several years of various experiments, I came upon a workable battery chemistry that is light, safer than Lead-Acid, and easy to make. My original intention was to create a battery that could be man...
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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 16:12:55 PDT
Beer Can Solar Space Heater http://www.instructables.com/id/Beer-Can-Solar-Space-Heater/
Beer Can Solar Space Heater - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/FHEY/IDH82PMZ/FK1FHEYIDH82PMZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/FHEY/IDH82PMZ/FK1FHEYIDH82PMZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/FHEY/IDH82PMZ/FK1FHEYIDH82PMZ.SMALL.jpg smurray2 I saw a smaller version of this instructable a while back: here. At the time I was volunteering with a local animal rescue center. We had just installed a new 20' x 40' wooden barn as an indoor recreational area for the animals, but as the shelter was off grid there was difficulty heating such a lar...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2015 01:30:00 PDT
$30 Vertical Axis Wind Turbine From Scrap Materials http://www.instructables.com/id/Vertial-Axis-Wind-Turbine-from-30-Of-Scrap-Materia/
$30 Vertical Axis Wind Turbine From Scrap Materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/4XVX/HSVGHLJZ/FWE4XVXHSVGHLJZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/4XVX/HSVGHLJZ/FWE4XVXHSVGHLJZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWE/4XVX/HSVGHLJZ/FWE4XVXHSVGHLJZ.SMALL.jpg SolarFlower_org This is a Vertical Axis Wind Turbine which uses wind energy to drive things like air and water pumps for cooling, irrigation and similar, or an alternator/generator for producing electricity. Note: this tutorial is also available at http://solarflower.org/tutorial.php?lang=en&tut=vawt with ...
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Wed, 19 Mar 2014 10:00:44 PDT
Mega Swampy: A large, economical swamp cooler powerful enough to cool multiple rooms! http://www.instructables.com/id/Mega-Swampy-A-large-economical-swamp-cooler-powerf/
Mega Swampy: A large, economical swamp cooler powerful enough to cool multiple rooms! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/9RCY/ID4CTX3V/FUM9RCYID4CTX3V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/9RCY/ID4CTX3V/FUM9RCYID4CTX3V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/9RCY/ID4CTX3V/FUM9RCYID4CTX3V.SMALL.jpg TheNecromancer13 Hi, in this Instructable I will be showing you how to make a large, efficient, and economical swamp cooler powerful enough to cool most of an average suburban home.Over the past few weeks, the temperature in my hometown has regularly topped 100 degrees, even reaching record-breaking heights on sever...
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Sun, 9 Aug 2015 17:14:24 PDT
DIY Eco-Friendly Calculator Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Eco-Friendly-Calculator-Battery/
DIY Eco-Friendly Calculator Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/0XK1/ICJLYKNZ/FAA0XK1ICJLYKNZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/0XK1/ICJLYKNZ/FAA0XK1ICJLYKNZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAA/0XK1/ICJLYKNZ/FAA0XK1ICJLYKNZ.SMALL.jpg Gursimran Singh 425 This project is very environmentally beneficial, as it takes a dead battery and turns them into a new one, preventing the creation of electronic waste. The possibilities are endless on this concept (stronger batteries, tiny batteries) and just think of what it would be like if everyone on this plane...
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Sat, 25 Jul 2015 21:35:06 PDT
Mini Hydrogen Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Hydrogen-Generator/
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Thu, 23 Jul 2015 18:27:25 PDT
Wire Coil Zinc - Copper Battery http://www.instructables.com/id/Wire-Coil-Zinc-Copper-Battery/
Wire Coil Zinc - Copper Battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/6T5Z/IB4A7Q0R/FHR6T5ZIB4A7Q0R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/6T5Z/IB4A7Q0R/FHR6T5ZIB4A7Q0R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHR/6T5Z/IB4A7Q0R/FHR6T5ZIB4A7Q0R.SMALL.jpg organicelectrics The well known "lemon battery" uses an acid to dissolve zinc and release electrons which flow back into the solution to form hydrogen gas.These batteries are quite weak by comparison to store bought batteries, but it can be a useful learning tool.Why are these batteries weak? In part, it is due to ...
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Sat, 20 Jun 2015 23:16:07 PDT
Wind Turbine Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-Turbine-Model-1/
Wind Turbine Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/QK8M/IAZ725V0/FHOQK8MIAZ725V0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/QK8M/IAZ725V0/FHOQK8MIAZ725V0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHO/QK8M/IAZ725V0/FHOQK8MIAZ725V0.SMALL.jpg Cats Science Club This is a great way to understand wind turbines. It is simple, easy to make, and helps one build the confidence to build their own large scale turbine.This is a great classroom model to show transformation of energy. Wind, Mechanical, Electrical, and Light are all shown in this one easy to make mode...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 12:51:53 PDT
Stirling Engines http://www.instructables.com/id/Stirling-Engines/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/3AFG/I6AVRAS7/FOT3AFGI6AVRAS7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/3AFG/I6AVRAS7/FOT3AFGI6AVRAS7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOT/3AFG/I6AVRAS7/FOT3AFGI6AVRAS7.SMALL.jpg xxlauraxx The Stirling engine is an external combustion engine invented in 1816 by Robert Stirling. He came up with this engine design because he was concerned about safety. The steam engine in its early years would sometimes explode and cause injuries.The Stirling engine can be quieter and more efficient tha...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 21:40:21 PST
Using a Thermal Camera to find Electrical Problems! http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-a-Thermal-Camera-to-find-Electrical-Problems/
Using a Thermal Camera to find Electrical Problems! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/T000/I9TR5JXC/FA3T000I9TR5JXC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/T000/I9TR5JXC/FA3T000I9TR5JXC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/T000/I9TR5JXC/FA3T000I9TR5JXC.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby I recently published an article on the basic (qualitative) use of a thermal camera.http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-Use-of-a-Thermal-Imager/Shortly after this publication I performed a thermal survey on an electrical installation. The findings were significant. I thought it best to create this ...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 05:09:41 PDT
Wind turbine mount using old office chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Wind-turbine-mount-using-old-office-chair/
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Sun, 17 May 2015 11:00:23 PDT
Running a DSL Router from a 12v Battery (Anti-Loadshedding DSL) http://www.instructables.com/id/Running-a-DSL-Router-from-12v-Battery-Anti-Loadshe/
Running a DSL Router from a 12v Battery (Anti-Loadshedding DSL) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/XVBB/I9Q9GFV6/FGCXVBBI9Q9GFV6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/XVBB/I9Q9GFV6/FGCXVBBI9Q9GFV6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGC/XVBB/I9Q9GFV6/FGCXVBBI9Q9GFV6.SMALL.jpg Wynand Booysen Welcome to my first instructable.Due to "loadshedding" in South Africa, which is nothing more than a fancy term provided for controlled rolling blackouts from the national electrical provider Eskom (loadshedding status page), we find ourselves for up to 4.5 hours being 'loadshedded' sometimes e...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 03:28:34 PDT
Bleaching powder battery http://www.instructables.com/id/bleaching-powder-battrey/
Bleaching powder battery - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/KFEQ/I9NE5A2J/FDAKFEQI9NE5A2J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/KFEQ/I9NE5A2J/FDAKFEQI9NE5A2J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDA/KFEQ/I9NE5A2J/FDAKFEQI9NE5A2J.SMALL.jpg prabha.vj.376 Its a simple homemade battery costs around .92$ Materials 500g of ordinary chlorax bleachTap water×1 clip cable×10 50ml small container's×10 aluminum strips×10 copper stripsmultiple voltametre Cells construction Take a knife , make two slits , beware make one small and make one bit large and m...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 01:04:04 PDT
The danger of slack electrical connections, and fixing them! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-danger-of-slack-electrical-connections-and-fix/
The danger of slack electrical connections, and fixing them! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/K2UW/I9C83DGG/FZYK2UWI9C83DGG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/K2UW/I9C83DGG/FZYK2UWI9C83DGG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZY/K2UW/I9C83DGG/FZYK2UWI9C83DGG.SMALL.jpg Mjtrinihobby In the world of electrical power it's important that all connections be made securely. It's gotta be tight (not so tight that you strip threads off bolts/screws) to prevent high resistance contacts which will create heat. Soldering of power connections (where practical) helps to alleviate any future...
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Wed, 6 May 2015 02:08:28 PDT
Hydraulic door opening system http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydraulic-door-opening-system/
Hydraulic door opening system - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/GL3C/I92LTLDO/FF1GL3CI92LTLDO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/GL3C/I92LTLDO/FF1GL3CI92LTLDO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF1/GL3C/I92LTLDO/FF1GL3CI92LTLDO.SMALL.jpg Shayan Das While sitting on our computer table(or any table), doing important work, we are often disturbed by the knocks at our door or somebody calling outside the door. You have to go all the way down the exit and open the door. It is also a helpful tool for a bed ridden person. An old man can open a gate by...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 12:04:55 PDT
Sound Dampening your Generator http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Dampening-your-Generator/
Sound Dampening your Generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/CPDW/I8ZQXDKS/FBNCPDWI8ZQXDKS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/CPDW/I8ZQXDKS/FBNCPDWI8ZQXDKS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBN/CPDW/I8ZQXDKS/FBNCPDWI8ZQXDKS.SMALL.jpg kevlace81 This is my first Instructable and so I would appreciate any comments on areas to improve. That being said, lets jump straight in.As a modern human being, I find that just about everything that I use at home on a daily basis is electrically powered. Since most of these things make my life a happier p...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 06:55:07 PDT
Máquinas Térmicas http://www.instructables.com/id/Máquinas-Térmicas-2/
Máquinas Térmicas - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/NL14/I7RGBE4O/FAINL14I7RGBE4O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/NL14/I7RGBE4O/FAINL14I7RGBE4O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAI/NL14/I7RGBE4O/FAINL14I7RGBE4O.SMALL.jpg Paula Passador -Construção de uma máquina térmica:O passo a passo para a construção do barquinho pop pop.- Materiais:.1 latinha de suco .tesoura.estilete.1 vela de aniversário.esqueiro.isopor .3 canudos.cola quente.cola tipo silicone Modo de fazer:- o motor1°- com o estilete cortam-se as bordas da latinha, fazendo...
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Fri, 27 Mar 2015 11:42:39 PDT
Perfect lab bench power supply http://www.instructables.com/id/Perfect-lab-bench-power-supply/
Perfect lab bench power supply - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/QMH5/I7N5Z223/FKHQMH5I7N5Z223.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/QMH5/I7N5Z223/FKHQMH5I7N5Z223.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/QMH5/I7N5Z223/FKHQMH5I7N5Z223.SMALL.jpg chelseabun As an electrician, I know how a power supply play a role in working of electrical instrument. The power supply is the first thing you have to think of. It has to conformity with your uses. I made a ATX power supply from old computer PSU. It's powerful, safety, nearly perfect for many uses but it has...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 12:50:30 PDT
Body Heat Powered Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Body-Heat-Powered-Flashlight/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 19:28:19 PST
Generador Eólico http://www.instructables.com/id/Generador-Eólico/
Generador Eólico - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/STLD/I6QD573K/FQOSTLDI6QD573K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/STLD/I6QD573K/FQOSTLDI6QD573K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/STLD/I6QD573K/FQOSTLDI6QD573K.SMALL.jpg SvetiQuique El Objetivo es construir un generador eólico con materiales de fácil acceso, preferiblemente reciclados y/o reutilizables.Para este caso en especiico, se realizó usando:11m de tubo de PVC cedula 40 de 1 pulgada16 conexiones T de PVC 1 pulgada8 Codos PVC 1 pulgada 90°1 cople PVC para tubo de 1 pulgad...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 21:22:34 PST
Refrigeración sin electricidad http://www.instructables.com/id/Refrigeración-sin-electricidad/
Refrigeración sin electricidad - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/YBDM/I6QD1VF5/FZJYBDMI6QD1VF5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/YBDM/I6QD1VF5/FZJYBDMI6QD1VF5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZJ/YBDM/I6QD1VF5/FZJYBDMI6QD1VF5.SMALL.jpg joanofsnark Para mantener esto sencillo y accesible, utilizaremos algunos materiales normalmente disponibles en tiendas de jardinería o para trabajos en el hogar. Tú también puedes sentirte libre de improvisar con algunos materiales que tengas disponibles, yo explicaré las funcionalidades y la importancia de ca...
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Sun, 1 Mar 2015 14:08:13 PST
Building A Low Cost Stirling Engine for Power Generation http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-A-Low-Cost-Stirling-Engine-for-Power-Gene/
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 07:24:53 PST
Recover Exhaust Energy http://www.instructables.com/id/Recover-Exhaust-Energy/
Recover Exhaust Energy - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/TCF5/I6RSE09W/FJVTCF5I6RSE09W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/TCF5/I6RSE09W/FJVTCF5I6RSE09W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/TCF5/I6RSE09W/FJVTCF5I6RSE09W.SMALL.jpg Pushan Panda While the world is making the evolution towards cleaner and greener sources of transportation, we still have some years to go before making a full transition to these technologies. Even then it would take most of the world some further years to catch up to those innovations. Here we present a sma...
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Mon, 2 Mar 2015 05:31:30 PST
Standalone Solar Powered Algae Cultivation http://www.instructables.com/id/Standalone-Solar-Powered-Algae-Cultivation/
Standalone Solar Powered Algae Cultivation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/Q2X9/I6OXLSVV/FV9Q2X9I6OXLSVV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/Q2X9/I6OXLSVV/FV9Q2X9I6OXLSVV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV9/Q2X9/I6OXLSVV/FV9Q2X9I6OXLSVV.SMALL.jpg C___G This instructable will cover the full compilation of my journey upon completing my prototype DIY Standalone Solar Powered Algae Cultivation made from a recycled 55 gallon pvc drum. I will also show how i integrated a solar power system to create a sustainable and energy efficient machine. The solar ...
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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 00:07:47 PST
UPDATE! Backpacking Gasifier Stove http://www.instructables.com/id/Backpacking-Gasifier-Stove/
UPDATE! Backpacking Gasifier Stove - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/SS99/IA578DL7/F7VSS99IA578DL7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/SS99/IA578DL7/F7VSS99IA578DL7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7V/SS99/IA578DL7/F7VSS99IA578DL7.SMALL.jpg Quark- Hello, this is Quark- and I am here to show you how to make your own TLUD (Top Level Updraft gasifier stove), and you can look them up at http://www.build-a-gasifier.com/gasifier-wood-stov.... They are essentially a stove that burns the fuel not once, but twice. The base thermos holes allow air into...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 19:34:50 PST
Wood Fuel from Hedges - with John Whetman http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-Fuel-from-Hedges-with-John-Whetman/
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 08:44:08 PST
Charcoal Powered Generator - Gasifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Charcoal-Fire-Powered-Generator/
Charcoal Powered Generator - Gasifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/ZLK8/I5THVLUM/FM9ZLK8I5THVLUM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/ZLK8/I5THVLUM/FM9ZLK8I5THVLUM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/ZLK8/I5THVLUM/FM9ZLK8I5THVLUM.SMALL.jpg More Cowbell Ask any farmer, survival expert, Boy Scout, hippie or prepper and they will tell you the awesome uses for charcoal. From improving your garden to filtering water and field medicine. But did you know with a few scrap parts you can run an unmodified internal combustion engine?I've been interested in...
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Fri, 6 Feb 2015 20:28:51 PST
Hydraulic Ram Pump http://www.instructables.com/id/Hydraulic-Ram-Pump/
Hydraulic Ram Pump - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/N772/FLPQI87R/FGXN772FLPQI87R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/N772/FLPQI87R/FGXN772FLPQI87R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGX/N772/FLPQI87R/FGXN772FLPQI87R.SMALL.jpg habolooby Pump water with no electricity, no gasoline, just gravity!Sound crazy or impossible? Don't worry, it does obey the laws of physics, but I'll try to explain the operation later. This instructable shows how to build a fairly simple water pump that needs no energy input other than water flowing from a ...
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Wed, 11 Mar 2009 22:20:25 PDT
MFC: Sustainable Energy Source http://www.instructables.com/id/MFC-Sustainable-Energy-Source/
MFC: Sustainable Energy Source - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/9SLP/I3N2AF9U/FU69SLPI3N2AF9U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/9SLP/I3N2AF9U/FU69SLPI3N2AF9U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU6/9SLP/I3N2AF9U/FU69SLPI3N2AF9U.SMALL.jpg jasrenee Have you ever thought about microbes generating electricity? Well with the proper organic compounds amicrobe can convert chemical energy into electrical energy. This is referred to as a microbial fuel cell (MFC) which breaks down organic substances to produce electrical energy without emitting carbo...
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