BOLIE, VICTOR W.
A vertical axis windmill is taught having a horizontal base, preferably circular in configuration, sitting on the earth's surface, a dome having a horizontal bottom spaced above the base supported on a plurality of columns to provide an annular space ...
COOPER, JACK M.
An apparatus and method of burning fossile fuels, such as coal, in their places of natural deposit, for producing energy which may be utilized for various purposes, such as, for driving an electric generator.
WHITE, FRED I.
A heat powered linear force generator and a heat engine embodying a plurality of the force generators for driving a rotary output shaft. The linear output force of the force generator is a periodic linear force acting continuously in the same directio...
DIESEL KIKI CO., LTD.
A rotor is eccentrically journalled for rotation within a bore of a stationary housing formed with end walls and inlet and outlet ports. One or more blades are radially slidable within grooves in the rotor and biased into sealing engagement with the i...
CATERPILLAR TRACTOR CO.
An improved slant axis rotary mechanism such as an engine, a compressor, pump, or the like. The mechanism includes a housing defining an operating chamber and a shaft is journalled within the housing. The shaft includes an angularly offset portion wit...
OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION
Apparatus to convert the internal energy of hot fluids to mechanical work comprising a pair of nozzles, e.g. convergent-divergent nozzles, mounted oppositely on hollow support arms which are in turn mounted on a rotating hollow shaft which is coupled ...
SWEENEY, THOMAS E. NIXON, WALTER B.
A windmill blade that has a rigid leading edge, a rigid root portion and a movable blade tip. Control of the geometric twist of the windmill blade is accomplished through proper selection of the axis of rotation for the movable blade tip and by contro...
BUTLER, JR., TONY W.
An energy conversion system is associated with an edifice for converting natural energy to usable energy. The edifice has a generally vertical outwardly facing side surface, and the system includes radiation collecting means defining a plurality of ra...
AGSTEN, CARL F.
A wind driven electric power generator having a shroud arranged in a path of fluid flow. Within the shroud is disposed a stationary shaft supporting a wind generator assembly. The shroud can be the veil of a conventional cooling tower, with the wind g...
HERBERG, GEORGE M.
A system and apparatus for the storage of energy generated by natural elements. Energy from natural elements such as from the sun, wind, tide, waves, and the like, is converted into potential energy in the form of air under pressure which is stored in...