Magnet Engine

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My design idea relates to energy engineering and more particularly to the alternative energy technology of getting power from the repulsive/attractive force of permanent magnets with no other input.

The potential benefits of this design idea is getting renewable energy along with using sunlight, wind, tides, plant growth, and geothermal heat as sources of energy.

There were many attempts to convert the repulsive/attractive force of permanent magnets into rotational movement and build a magnet motor (International Publication Numbers WO 2006/045333 A1, WO 2009/019001 A2, WO 2009/088144 A1 and others). We can see them in operation on YouTube but none of them is currently available in the marketplace. They cannot work under a heavy load. This is because the conversion of permanent magnets interaction force into rotary motion in these motors allows realizing only about 1% of their ability (read more A radical solution would be to create a new, more efficient conversion method. This problem solved in my design idea
Magnet engine will be applied wherever used engines running on fuel and replace them in the future. In space, it will replace solar panels.

Individual source of electrical energy must be wherever it is needed. This will eliminate the need to laying electrical wires in the fields, in the mountains, forests, towns and cities. This will be wireless electricity, which saves people from many of today's problems. This will happen in the future thanks to permanent magnets.

The main elements of the design in the engine, carrying out the conversion of the attractive/repulsive force in rotational motion are:
• the rotor with multiple assemblies of magnets or flexible magnetic strips,
• dynamic stator, made of cylinders placed in the form of a torus with helical magnetic strips on its surface, and
• transmission for transmitting torque from the dynamic stator to the rotor's shaft.

Toroidal mechanical construction never before used in engineering though has unique properties. The uniqueness lies in the fact that in the synchronous rotation of the cylinders, forming torus, magnetic strips on their surfaces create continuous endless magnetic pathway on the inner surface of the torus. As a result, rotor’s magnets move under the influence of the attractive/repulsive force along this path by staying always at the same distance from the magnetic strips of the stator. Changing this distance by using a simple mechanism in rotor, we can control the power of the engine.

This engine can alternatively use permanent magnets only or permanent magnets paired with magnetic material (steel). In the first case, we can use two modes: attractive and repulsive. Changing mode changes direction of the rotor rotation. In the second case, we use the attractive mode only.

Magnet engine does not contravene the laws of physics and its performance specification is not beyond calculations and engineering design. No special design techniques or unique technologies are needed to build this engine. It can be built using common components and materials of modern electric motors, machines and mechanisms.


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    Vladimir Zenin
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