TMC is an independent, primarily volunteer organization that relies on ad revenue to cover its operating costs. Please consider whitelisting TMC on your ad blocker and becoming a Supporting Member. For more info: Support TMC

Fuel Free transport Machine

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by vikram_gupta11, May 8, 2017.

  1. Cloxxki

    Cloxxki Active Member

    Joined:
    Aug 20, 2016
    Messages:
    1,366
    Location:
    Rotterdam
    You're ignoring all kinds of losses. Might as well just put an ICE on each vehicle and save effort on the whole infrastructure. There is no free energy inyour design, just wasted losses. Every step of the way. You're moving mountains to lift a marble, expecting to get enough energy back to lift another mountain.
    Best we can do is SAVE energy. Say, 5 cars need to get from city center to th airport. They converge, board a Boring Tunnel style skateboard that fits 5 cars back to back. Frontal area is shared, less energy expended to get them from A to B at high speed. Even better would be a one-piece cover to go overall 5 vehicles to create one smooth tight package. Obviously, when going downhill, this will be used to store energy by increasing speed (knietic energy) or so buffering through regen into a battery. Braking (turning movement into heat) should be outlawed, regenerative braking only.

    Seesaws don't bring any free energy, give it up.

    Only extreme case: a mountaintop destination where people MUST go up by car. a steep cable track could use a car coming down to largely power the other coming up. But it ony starts working when one car is already up. And when the car coming up waits for one coming down.
     

Share This Page

  • About Us

    Formed in 2006, Tesla Motors Club (TMC) was the first independent online Tesla community. Today it remains the largest and most dynamic community of Tesla enthusiasts. Learn more.
  • Do you value your experience at TMC? Consider becoming a Supporting Member of Tesla Motors Club. As a thank you for your contribution, you'll get nearly no ads in the Community and Groups sections. Additional perks are available depending on the level of contribution. Please visit the Account Upgrades page for more details.


    SUPPORT TMC