Matthew Ceder

Thinking Man,

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Free Energy in Sound & Vibration

Today there are watches that exist that stay charged by you moving your hand all thanks to a simple mechanism inside that through vibrations in movement your watch stays charged. A very innovative watch indeed.

The idea I am proposing is to use the same technology to help create free energy for cities and areas with frequent seismic activity such as LA. They can be placed under roads often driven on. Sidewalks frequently walked on and in hallways, walkways, anything often walked on indoors like malls and especially stadiums & theaters.

There are devices to collect vibrations from sound and turn sound into free energy. These devices would be set in mass quantities in areas with lots of noise. They would look like a hearing aid but larger and would amp the sound within it's self into a miniature series of rings in a capsule. This will bottleneck all of the amplified sound into one small vibrating receiver. Creating friction on the rings that turn the sound's vibrations into energy. These can be used to keep Phones & iPods charged one day.

Music can help us think of ways to create free energy. Look at the Guitar, we see 6 strings. When tightened and plucked they vibrate. Building a small tube with strings like these on all insides, a circular shaped pipe, with multiple sections. There would be a plucking wheel that is in the center of the structure's spinning & plucking all strings around the enclosure, creating mass vibrations. If we can rig these strings to an electric guitar and make sound with them then couldn't we generate power with them to? I think so! Even beating drums are another example of sound and vibration. More ways to utilize free energy can be found in Music.

This isn't a total way of creating free energy for everything, but a technique that can be utilized to help power cities and other locations to improve the production of free energy in places that need it most. Ulitmately these ideas will backup all sources of free energy for accuracy in usage

  • Oct 27 2011: Hi Matthew,

    I think the technological problem is that there is very little energy carried in sound waves. You get an idea of this if you consider how much sound is produced by the tiny little battery in an iPod. I've seen massive stereos running at 4 or 5 watts. If you could convert it all to electricity you'd get about what a cell phone charger puts out. To realistically think that you might catch a thousandth of it makes it a pretty tough proposition.

    Best wishes,
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      Oct 27 2011: It certainly does Douglas, While I am aware a idea as such seems farfetched, I like to think anything is possible. Remember, one day we actually thought the world was flat! people in this era would call you crazy to suggest otherwise.

      My point is that many dreamers and scientists even Tesla were called a quack, simply because they could dream and imagine things years ahead of our time and say it was possible with much certainty they aren't wrong. I know you didn't call me a quack, I am just saying in analogy, that we have to consider everything as potential reality and to have hope that one day such technology will exist and that by that time it would be perfected enough to do what you described as a pretty tough proposition. Hehe ;)

      I have a feeling that there are thousands of ways to collect free energy. One day we will have a great understanding of nature and science beyond our comprehension, solely based on our studies and search for free energy.
      • Oct 28 2011: Hi Matthew

        I don't consider you a quack at all. The idea of capturing enviromental energy is quite valid. My only point is that there isn't a lot of power to capture in acoustic energy. Much, much less than other non-traitional energy sources.

        There's a lot of current research going into collecting environmental energy and putting it to use. Not everything has to come from big fossil or nuclear plants, or hydro-dams. Now I'm not saying that we can, or should, think that we can replace them. But it's becoming economical to augment them with small unconventional systems. Around here we think wind power, other places think solar, tidal or geothermal. It can even be as simple as putting your windows on the south side of your house (at least if you live north of the equator).

        Please dream away, but don't be afraid to see what's out there right now. You may be in for a pleasant surprise.

        Best wishes,
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          Oct 28 2011: Hehe of course Douglas, and thank you. :)

          You are right, in the now we have plenty of ways to collect free energy that doesn't involve further study, but the study should be done always, sure we can get wind, solar and yonder, but there is a plethora of things in our world that has the potential to power our tomorrow and I cant wait for them all to be utilized with great precision. If we can add sound and vibration to the list, it could only be a good thing. Now if only I could think of a way to collect energy from lunar activity, static electricity and ionosphere.
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    Oct 26 2011: There are several patent applications on this idea, but I have never seen the technology commercialized on a large scale.
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      Oct 26 2011: I know, exactly! Imagine every road clad with these underneath it, every sidewalk. Etc. That is enough power to light the entire country.

      You could build tubes of guitar like strings with many miniature spinning wheels inside plucking them and siphoning its vibrations into energy. These could be convenient in small tight places where you need to conserve on space. Even the sound amps will be placed strategically on the grid.

      If we combine the resources of free energy technology of everything that we can. It will completely give the power grid a make over.
      • Oct 29 2011: I like this idea. Maybe cities could be made a lot quieter & vibration-free.
        But "on/in the road," maybe we could start with a system in or near the wheel-well in the cars, maybe with collecting-points at gas stations; or if in a road, maybe start with a bridge where they have those wash-board grooves that make them so noisy.
        "very little energy ... in sound waves" That may be bc it's just air being light; it also may be the problem of a baby technology. The air is filled with different frequencies coming at many angles.
        Is Alfred Tomatis right about the ear directly giving energy to us? Can this be expanded upon? All kinds of people out there looking for more energy - not just for their computers.
  • Oct 30 2011: Hi Matthew,

    We do collect energy from the Moon. That's what drives the tides, and indirectly, any tidal power plant.

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      Oct 31 2011: Well yeah, you're technically right. But that is also technically called tidal power.

      I meant to imply that we could possibly collect energy from the Moon directly, with out the water.

      I didn't think much into what I said when I said those words to be honest. It just came off the top of my head.

      But now that I am actually thinking about it. I imagine something like a lunar satellite.

      It could gather energy from the Moon's gravity somehow. Perhaps this device could be rigged with weighted arms that can be moved by its orbit around the Moon and it's gravitational pull on the weighted arms.

      Such a device would be awesome for powering a future space station on the Moon's surface or in orbit. Also considering that it's only use for the first ten years of the technologies life will be a lonely one, they should generate enough power to power most all future missions to the Moon. Sounds fun! Haha
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          Nov 8 2011: Hmm, I have never heard of this movie until now and it has Kevin Spacey? Sure I will watch it...

          I am guessing it is relevant to the discussion? haha
        • Nov 10 2011: I don't remember Kevin in it.
          (& fetching the DVD, I almost mooned my friends as a quick "replay")
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          Nov 10 2011: Cool man, thanks for the recommendation, I am watching it now. :)
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          Nov 11 2011: It was really good! Sam Rockwell did an amazing job in this one and the relevance to the topic was pretty clear. Great movie. Thanks! :D