TITLE

Spinning top joins the generation game

AUTHOR(S)
Sell, Christopher
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);11/14/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7688, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes that a generator that creates tornadoes and uses them to generate electricity could make use of waste heat from power plants according to its inventor Canadian engineer Louis Michaud . The atmospheric vortex engine uses the principle of convection to create a vortex of spinning air within a large cylindrical walls which acts as a chimney that can be sustained by waste industrial heat or humid air.
ACCESSION #
18941013

 

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