Inertia Propulsion -Warner

What is Inertia Propulsion, it is a type of propulsion and it uses inertia. It almost re-uses it's energy by circling around.

This is a place with gravity so this engine cannot defy the laws of gravity, at the current time. In space there is no gravity so it can go any direction if the drive has enough motors. Some models also make a "choo choo," sound.

Here are a few quotes from a Koda's website about inertia propulsion in general meaning he does not focus on a certain drive he just explains the concept in general, he is the person who made the first picture.

"In simplified terms, inertia is the stuff you put into a ball when you throw it into the air. (The input of kinetic energy produces momentum, which has inertia.) The more inertia you put into the ball (the harder you throw it) the higher it will go. When the inertia runs out (from the resistance of gravity) the ball falls back to the ground. Isaac Newton, the father of modern science, described inertia something like this: "an object in motion will remain in motion unless acted upon by an outside force." In this case that outside force is gravity."

"Now Imagine an astronaut floating in space. If he throws a baseball in one direction his whole body moves a little bit in the opposite direction. If he had an endless supply of baseballs to throw he could propel himself through space, moving a bit faster every time he threw another ball. But that's the real problem, having to throw something away in order to go anywhere. It's how rockets work - by throwing away their fuel (very rapidly, of course, creating higher pressure at the bottom of the rocket than at the top). An inertia propulsion device would, theoretically, be able to move through space without having to throw anything away in the process."

The picture at the beginning shows the weights with the pumps going down and circling back around. Those weights are the basically two baseballs being thrown over and over without being thrown away. The baseballs not being thrown away are representing the exhaust. No baseballs being left behind is no exhaust being left behind.

It's like having a car that has no carbon monoxide output.

The dean drive

The Dean Drive is mostly meant for space exploration and travel, not a lot of on ground travel.

Here are a load of pictures of inertial engines. Related to the beginning video. The beginning video was by Steve Hampton who made these engines as well.

Inertial Engine E-2
Inertial Engine E-3
Inertial Engine E-4(Steve's first Dean Drive)
Inertial Engine E-6(Steve's second Dean Drive)
Inertial Engine E-9
Inertial Engine E-8 The first was a test and the second was a completed version of the E-8 series

The E-1, E-5, and the E-7 are the ones that I could not find so I do not have any pictures of them. Maybe they were failed or the makers could not count those numbers for the models.

The reason why the E-9 was before the E-8 was because it demonstrated how the E-8 would work.

the Thornson drive

The Thornson drive is good for both space travel and on ground travel. It relies on thre three rotating parts and not one or two. This model (if built right and heavy duty) it could be much quieter and much more efficient. This is the one that works the best as well.

My dad built on of those with some friends and it was quieter and efficient. Because it was heavy duty they had to get some helicopter transmission oil to make it work write because the oil would get too hot. It worked amazing after that. They had an arm that was a scale of some sort and it measured how much force it had. I do not know how much force it had but it was a lot. When they put the energy at a little over 9000 RPM's (Rotations per minute), which is 150 RPS (Rotations per second) it finally flew apart because it was too high and not built for that

The parts
How it spins

-I'll show the model that was made at this point-


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