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Posted by: Sigma - Thu Jan 17, 2013 11:14 pm
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Post Heat as a wave   Posted on: Thu Jan 17, 2013 11:14 pm
This makes almost all of my ideas relevant... http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2013/how- ... -0111.html

If I can move heat to a point, and do work, I can do amazing things.......

Give me a lever/pivot, and I will move the world,

Give me a pulley and I will reach higher ground,

Give me a Heat engine that is cheap, and I don't need anything but land and time...... and a RepRap :) and a materials harvesting/recycler robot like an ubber roomba......

and then, I just need thoughts....

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Post Re: Heat as a wave   Posted on: Fri Jan 18, 2013 5:24 am
Ok I read the article. After reading it a few more times it might sink in.


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Post Re: Heat as a wave   Posted on: Sun Jan 20, 2013 5:57 am
Thing is that atomic and even molecular brownian motion (which is the "heat" they are referring to) is not the same as sound any more than sound waves are the same as EM waves.


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Post Re: Heat as a wave   Posted on: Sun Jan 20, 2013 1:11 pm
I tried reading the article, but it seems to me that this is one of those cases where trying to simplify things to the point that a layperson could understand it has led to the whole thing not making sense to anyone anymore.

I appreciate the effort, since I don't know enough physics to understand the paper, but...well...

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Post Re: Heat as a wave   Posted on: Sun Jan 20, 2013 5:33 pm
heat is the motion of atoms,

this motion is very very small,

but the propagation of the material can be understood,

by sizing the crystals in a medium for the frequency of the sound,you can increase the predictability of a "phonon" a sound photon, this means you can reflect bend or move the heat, by having multiple layers of different size gaps, different frequencies naturally move there, so I could make a heat rectifier that turns chaotic heat into a series of planes of order :)

So heat->tiny coherent sound -> electricity or whatever

these are thermocrystals

these can absorb ambient energy(like body heat) and do much more work then a traditional thermionic cell, or sterling engine, because there is no required temp differential,

having a nose cone could reduce heat shielding to almost nothing, because you can move the heat to a point and then remove it.... TO make power!!!

having a rocket nozzle made of this means no more disposable rockets,
having a computer chip = infinite overclock almost....

it just opens up many possibilities,

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Post Re: Heat as a wave   Posted on: Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:42 pm
Sounds kinda "zero point energy" ish. If this worked you could get "free energy" out of anything above absolute zero.

I personally sense that matter's thermal properties and energy state has more to do with electromagnetism than the purely kinetic.


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Post Re: Heat as a wave   Posted on: Sun Jan 20, 2013 10:53 pm
I think that matter is a separation of negative and positive mass, and the actual "energy" is the orbit spin speed of the particles(on another invisible plain), that is why particles fail / disappear @ zero energy :)

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