Tue July 10, 2012 By:

How to make a pinwheel generator - which works on the principle of gravity ? please mention the steps

Expert Reply
Wed July 11, 2012
The pinwheel generator does not have a simpe design but uts design can be simply understood as:
It basically works on the principle of mass disbalance and rotation of a wheel due to it.
Its basic diagram can be shown as:
Here as the wheel rotates, the ball in the lower cylinder pushes a piston which through a valve  pushes a fluid through a pipe (as arrows shown) to the upper cylinder thus creating a mass disbalance. This mass disbalance causes the upper-cylinder to com down rotating the wheel and continuing the motion. Now the ball in the upper wheel do the same task.
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