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The Clem Conical Pump Engine

  1. Nov 14, 2006 #1
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  3. Nov 14, 2006 #2

    brewnog

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    Looks like a load of bobbins to me. No engine will produce work without putting energy in.
     
  4. Nov 14, 2006 #3

    FredGarvin

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    Two words...."over unity."
     
  5. Nov 14, 2006 #4

    brewnog

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    Oh hang on, the second link seems to show a car powered by vegetable oil. That's a far cry from the "over unity" cobblers perpertated by the first link, or did I just see various crackpot soundbites and close it down too quickly?

    "I don't put any fuel in, just this vegetable oil every now and then". Idiot, that might be why you don't need to put any gasoline in. You don't need to put gasoline in a Diesel car either, what am I missing? I could put 8 gallons of vegetable oil into an engine and get it to run for 9 days, but that has nothing to do with over-unity or an engine which doesn't need fuel.
     
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  6. Nov 14, 2006 #5

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    There's no way that I'm going to waste time going through that whole link. From what I did read, a few pages, it's a total crock. The nearest thing to reality in there is the tip-jet function, which is used in some helicopters. That entirely relies upon a supply of high-pressure gas or fluid, which energy is required to produce, and was in fact invented in ancient Greece.
     
  7. Dec 17, 2006 #6
    "tip-jet function","invented in ancient Greece"
    Hero's steam engine?
     
  8. Dec 17, 2006 #7

    Danger

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    That's the one.
     
  9. Dec 17, 2006 #8

    russ_watters

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    Uh, no. It's a scam. The diagram 2/3 of the way down on the first link shows a device that does absolutely nothing. It's a turbine spun by a pump - and when you shut off the pump, the tubine stops spinning.
     
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