Generators & Turbines



Turbines transforms kinetic energy to mechanical energy
& Generators transform mechanical energy to electrical energy.

So usually they are used together, eg. in windmills, etc.





How to make a Generator from a Motor


This is a good toy project to understand the basic workings of an electricity generator.
Scale-up & adapt to whatever rotary action (from water, wind, steam...) you have available to generate renewable energy.





Tesla Turbine Concepts Explained

Nicola Tesla designed a bladeless turbine in 1910. He Patented a design in the US on 6th of May 1913. in 1916 Tesla describes the Tesla Turbine as his best invention to date.


& one made using old CDs



Also see Trompe page
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