A. L. KORR ASSOCIATES, INC.
Solar energy is collected by an array of parallel trough-like reflectors of paraboloidal cross-section, and concentrated upon radiation-absorbent pipes positioned along the lines of focus of the reflectors. The array is mounted on a boat which floats ...
The invention involves thermodynamic processes, heat engines, and ways of making gaseous fluid jets by using primarily the latent heat of condensation for the energy required. A vapor such as water vapor is mixed with a gaseous fluid such as air, and ...
LA STELLA, JOSEPH P. TORNABENE, MICHAEL G.
A buoy type wave energy extraction construction in which the natural frequency of vertical oscillation of the buoy is mechanically altered to at least partially conform to the wave frequency occurring during a period of operation, whereby the maximum ...
UNION OIL COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA
A method for producing mechanical energy from geothermal fluids in which a heat transfer fluid (HTF) is heated by direct contact with the hot geothermal fluids, thereby partially cooling the geothermal fluids. A working fluid is heated by direct conta...
THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR ENERGY, IN HER BRITANNIC MAJESTY"S GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED KINDGOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND
A device for extracting energy from water waves comprises high-level and low-level reservoirs with non-return valves for permitting water from wave crests to enter the high-level reservoir (but not return) and for permitting water from the low-level r...
TIPPS, THOMAS R.
An impeller having an axle with radial vanes is mounted within a housing. The housing includes a funnel to direct a large amount of wind into the impeller. Air fins on top of the housing maintain the funnel pointed into the wind. A flap upon the top o...
BSP INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATIONS LIMITED
A drop hammer has a hydraulic cylinder and piston assembly with a hammer weight attached to the piston and a sleeve valve at the lower end of the cylinder coaxial with the cylinder. An outer casing surrounds the cylinder, forming an annular passage fr...
A heating and cooling system comprises a first reservoir containing liquid at an elevated temperature, solar collecting means exposed to solar radiation for collecting solar energy and means disposed in thermal exchange relationship with said first re...
STRUCTURAL COMPOSITES INDUSTRIES, INC.
An improved elongated blade or blade spar comprises successive low-pitch circumferentially wrapped convolutions of a synthetic resin impregnated tape having elongated cut glass and substantially parallel and equal length filaments wherein successive c...
VALEH, SEYED M H
A mechanical energy device comprising a plurality of energy modules operatively interconnected to generate a mechanical energy output in response to a mechanical energy input. Each energy module comprises a central shaft assembly and power assembly wh...