Sustainable Technologies - 2012
Jun 24, 2012
A design of a special differential light amplifier has been designed to detect direct light and filter out the reflected light from the sky. The primary function is to orientate a solar collector to face the Sun, with AZIMUTHIAL tracking of 270 Deg and ALTITUDINAL 90 Deg .The concept is based on the idea of combining a signal indicating the direction of the sun rays, within one solid angle of “quarter hemisphere”, with a signal indicating, similarly quarterly, the relative angular displacement (or error) between the sun rays’ direction and the tracker’s orientation AZIMUTHIALLY. http://www.youtube.com/pstefanides#p/u/114/D2puwgq6r90
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Primarily aimed at the domestic and SME market, Senical Ltd has designed a micro-generation unit with modular components allowing these components to be “swapped out” to maximize the usage of natural resources with minimum footprint. The main housing has an interchangeable top component which can be either a solar collection unit, a wood burning unit or a barbeque. The housing also hosts two removable vertical axis wind turbines and two internal sterling engines driven by the temperature differentials captured by the ground and top components. The unit also has its own internal power storage unit.
As a stand-alone ...
La Jolla, California
Jun 25, 2012
A rotary wing rapidly deployable aerial wind turbine
This design is an inexpensive and rapidly deployable alternative to installation of wind turbines. Although wind energy is the least expensive of all the alternative energy sources, nonetheless the installations of wind turbines are inherently expensive (5-6 times more than conventional hydrocarbon powered generation facility) due to the wind turbines’ requirement for a massive foundations (nearly 3000 square feet in area and 6 feet deep of heavily reinforced concrete) and large supporting poles (20-30 stories tall). Also the ground based wind turbines are rated for 12.5 meters/sec (28 miles/hour) wind, ...
Apr 3, 2012
The idea for this advanced baggage handling system was inspired by frequent travel made by the author.
Travelling with heavy baggage is a hectic experience. Most of the people who use air travel may know how difficult it is to bring all the baggage to check in at the airport and for families, it would be another level of disastrous experience to handle all the baggages throughout their journey.
How good it would be if you can check in all your baggage at home and travel to the airport with just your hand luggage or even without hand luggage. ...
Taguig City, NCR
The idea is to use as source of electrical energy an amplified force exerted over a small distance at one end of a lever generated by exerting a small force over a greater distance at the other end.
Initially, the motor that drives a flywheel with an attached lever via an axle is powered by an external power source. When the motor turns, the flywheel pulls the lever up and down. This up and down action at one end of the lever generates a greater force at the other end due to the short distance from ...
Of a city’s total electricity consumption, more than 25% of the power is just consumed by the very basic need for air conditioning–to keep the temperature inside offices, homes,malls,shopping complexes,hypermarkets,cinema halls, factory complexes–at an ambient temperature for comfortable working, living and leisure.
MY INVENTION makes it possible to generate a self-perpetuating source of electrical power from an everyday appliance–the AIR CONDITIONER–a power-guzzler found in almost every household and every office and factory, in 80% of the parts of the world – and turn it into a POWER GENERATOR.
An air conditioner has 2 main components:
Apr 30, 2012
Aquaback is developing a highly efficient, low cost, low maintenance, compact, modular vapor compression distiller to be the water processing module in a wide variety of water processing systems to clean incoming water or reclaim waste water. The systems will enable recycling of most water for any use including potable water at a lower overall cost than any other technology or combinations of technologies, addressing water supply and disposal problems world wide. Distillation provides the highest purity water in a single operation but until now distillers have been too expensive to make or operate to be practical. Aquaback has ...
Winston Salem/ Kernersville, NC
The Arachnid Vigor works by attracting and repelling alternating positive and negative magnetic poles. Thus causing the apparatus to rotate. As the machine rotates, the rod in the center of the apparatus will be equipped with a gearing mechanism located on the bottom of the rod, to match the gears of an attached electrical generator. Therefore creating an endless amount of energy to power homes and businesses. It would also supply power to space stations and rovers whereas solar energy will be limited.
The Arachnid Vigor will operate 100% pollution free so it’s environmentally friendly.
It will ...
AutoMicroFarm is like solar panels, but for your food.
What if you could grow 90% of the food essentials that your family needs--vegetables, fruits, fish, nuts, and beans--in an area the size of a two-car garage? What if that food kept you healthy and skinny? What if the time to maintain it took less than looking after your vegetable garden? What if the ongoing cost for this was 90% less than groceries cost you now? What if it paid for itself within two years?
This is the system we are working on, called AutoMicroFarm: an automated farm ...
We convert energy from waves into a potential energy ready for transportation or storage. Compressed air with which we can generate electricity. The by-products of our system are fresh water and cold air.
We have a design for a Simple Low Tech Rugged Portable Wave Energy Conversion Platform. The ocean is a very hostile environment, Salt water is highly corrosive. The engineering required to overcome these challenges for Wave Energy Electrical Generation requires a substantial investment the Undersea Transformers required and the Undersea Cable are also very expensive to engineer and install. Transformers require routine maintenance. Our approach ...
In the beginning, there was the power of the sun. It took millions of years to store the sun’s energy in the form of fossils that we are utilizing now. As we continue to deplete our fossils, the one thing missing is a clean energy source for terrestrial and off-world applications. To create the future, we must create mechanisms to directly use the clean fuel source of the sun derived from local materials.
The shortcut from the ongoing problem to the solution is a breakthrough. The solution is low-tech, mass produced, zero emissions energy on a universal scale. ...
May 25, 2012
The aim of my invention is to 1. Replace the internal combustion engine with electric motor propulsion systems. 2. Replace the current electrical power production system we now have in place, including the national grid network, with individual systems. 3. Replace the current way we use batteries for power. With the following Invention:
Electric Motor / Generator system, including three magnetic rotors, with synchronized rotation, either all the same direction or one rotor in the opposite direction, with rotor #2 being advanced slightly ahead of rotor #1 & #3 rotation. All three rotor centers are placed precisely and ...
Jun 26, 2012
This invention proposes a low-cost means to minimize a building's cooling cost as well as extend the life of the roofing.
The proposed device consists of a special ridge vent which allows water to drain on the roof. The gutters collect the water and store it in a cistern to be re-used.
Web-aware electronics monitor the attic temperature to determine when to pump the water, or when to drain the plumbing. Ball floats in the high points act as a ball-check to facilitate draining and filling.
The weight of water and height of the roof peak, ...
In 1938 Walter Adams discovered that cyanogen molecules floating in near absolute zero interstellar space were spinning and tumbling. Found to be powered by cosmic background radiation which is in 99% of the known Universe. The cyanogen molecule rotate like an armature in a nano sized electrostatic engine. Or, as a heat engine compared to the numb absolute zero molecules. Could be used to power space ...
Montgomery, New York
Mar 13, 2012
With today's need for a change to maintain economic stability, the success of this concept can surely change the future economic forecast for the global economy.
Here's an idea, due to the independent study of magnetic core solenoids, there has yet to be any confirmed existence of a relative surrounding magnetic field compared to an iron core solenoid. If the presence of a permanent magnet has its own magnetic field, an electrically charged solenoid should be able to substantially increase the total magnetic field between the components placed together.
Evidently the purpose of this engines operation is ...
Delray Beach, Florida
Jun 12, 2012
Due to the high fuel prices it is a necessity to help lower the fuel costs of businesses and consumers to help out on the bottom line, fuel costs. This can be done with "Diesel Fuel Saver." This device has been shown by third party labs to reduce fuel consumption by 6% to 15%. This amount will vary depending on the application and load on the engine.
The applications include most diesel engines. This device can be used on trucks, transit buses, cranes, tug boats, fishing trawlers, school buses, diesel powered cars, locomotives, heavy equipment, off-road equipment, etc....
Durgapur, West Bengal
Apr 5, 2012
Background and scope of invention
The invention deals with enhancement of mileage of bikes and cars by modifying the surface texture of the vehicle as well as the driver. We present two variants of jackets here:
•A jacket for cars for improving mileage.
•Jacket combo pack for driver and bike for improving bike mileage.
With today’s situation of degrading fossil fuel resources like gasoline and diesel, it becomes urgent to find methods to enhance mileage for vehicles. Although researchers are looking for alternative sources of vehicle fuel, until now none of these could overthrow the performance of internal ...
The product is called Drainergy. Its purpose is to substantially reduce the enormous waste of money and energy that results when our used hot water drains daily from buildings and homes into the sewer.
Drainergy is a low-cost, absolutely safe, drainpipe heat exchanger that recycles normally wasted heat energy. It is able to pass all wastewater and contained solids from all fixtures and appliances.
Benefits include reduced cost of living from lower energy use and peak demand. This frees up money for discretionary spending to support economic growth.
Side benefits include: reduced direct warming of waterways ...
Apr 10, 2012
Uses two types of energy: solar and wind.
Dual power tower consists of three types of sections:
2) Vertical axis wind turbine (VAWT)
3) Wind catching section.
Solar section consists of two glass tubes, one inside the other. There is a rotating mirror - parabolic reflector between tubes. Rotating photovoltaic element is in the middle of the solar section. The photovoltaic element and mirror are mounted together (not showed in picture) and rotate simultaneously. The mirror directs sunlight into the center where the photovoltaic element generates electricity. In addition sunlight heats weather around the photovoltaic ...
East Lansing, MI
Have you ever wondered how exciting it would be to generate power from our own bodies while staying healthy at the same time? Well, here comes the ‘E-Go’ bike. Call it eco-friendly or a generator, for us it is simply derived from the word ‘ego.’ E-go is an attempt to satisfy one’s ego wherein his/her energy usage is versatile.
E-go is a [2,2] gear bike by which one can generate enough power to charge carry-on gadgets like i-pod, cell-phone etc. while traveling. Couple of products like Hub dynamo, Bottle dynamo, and stationary power bikes were made for the ...