Oh great. Another loony
permanent magnet motor idea to waste time with. Right?
Well, maybe. But the potential benefits are just too
great not to try it. So here it is. The Vortex Field
Permanent Magnet Motor or VFPMM. Look at
the power of a tornado and study its shape. Look at
the drain if your kitchen sink as water flows out. Study
the formation of spiral galaxies or any rendering of
energy flowing into a black hole. What do they all have
in common? A vortex. Marco Rodin understands this, as
did Ed Leedskalnin, Einstein and countless others. Howard
Johnson also knew. I'll get back to this later.
So what's different
about the VFPMM design as opposed to previous attempts?
at the new design
may want to print this image and follow along as I describe
it. Magnets A-F are bar magnets about 1/4" thick,
3/4" W, 1" L. There are six arranged in the
rotating center hub with like poles facing each other
all the way around at an offset angle, very similar
to the OCMPMM. What's different about this design is
the stators (Diametrically magnetized cylinders) rotate
perpendicular to the center axis of the main rotor.
There will be one bevel gear with 48 teeth below the
center of the main rotor driving 5 pinions with 16 teeth
each, 3:1 ratio. 5 axles will extend radially from the
center to a pair of 1:1 spur gears that drive the spinning
stators. Due to the shape, fields from the cylindrical
magnets should concentrate on the flat ends.
In this freeze
frame, stator 1 is dead center between rotor magnets
A & F. Rotation forces on the stator are nil but
linear force on the rotor causes it to move past the
stator from right to left. Regardless of any other forces
and how they might impose on the rotor, the forces created
by magnet pairs 2/B and 5/E will cancel. The same is
true for pairs 3/C and 4/D. There is one region of imbalance
between A-1-F. The next magnet to go fully off balance
is therefore B-2-A and all others cancel, and so on.
There will be 5 thrust regions for every one revolution
of the main rotor, in the same direction as the rotor
resulting in a vortex that is five times the speed of
the main rotor in the same direction.
Since the bevel
gear ratio is 3:1 and circumference is Pi*D, it may
be possible to get 7 stators around the 6 rotor magnets
which would create 7 thrust regions circulating around
the rotor, seven times as fast as the rotor in the opposite
direction of rotation. Not sure which might be better.
If you look at
the linear inset drawing it shows the view looking down
the rotation axis of the stator magnet. As the rotor
magnet sides pass by the stators, forces on the main
rotor are nil but the stators are driven by the rotor
magnets in the desired direction of rotation. Into the
gap between the rotor magnets and the forces shift onto
the rotor, then back again to rotating the stator.
I am not certain
that these geometries are ideal. It may work out in
the end that the stators need to be bigger and the rotor
magnets deeper to the center of the rotor than they
are wide. I do believe, however, that it will work and
serve as proof of concept. And since they will be rotating
at 3 times the speed of the main rotor, it may be interesting
to put small flywheels on the stator magnets shafts
The OSPMM taught
me that the stator needed to have some sort of a right
angle relationship to the rotor. What failed is I was
actually making the stator travel at right angles to
the direction of motion of the rotor magnets but still
moved in the same plane as the axis of rotation. This
design takes it one step further and rotates cylindrical
magnets at right angles to the axis of rotation, all
axises converging onto the axis at the center of rotation.
other attempt I have seen has all magnets in motion
along the same axis. The closest attempt to date in
my estimation is the OCMPMM. In fact, I am now starting
to think that Alsetalokin actually may have observed
and recorded an anomaly. The problem is he never understood
the anomaly so he could not reproduce it faithfully.
Eddy currents were being induced into his "magneto-kinetic
Judson dampers" by the rotor magnets as they passed
by which started the cascading vortex effect accidentally.
The VFPMM should
start that effect more reliably. I'm not looking to
extract energy from the magnets. I'm only looking to
start a vortex energy field draining through the center
of the device, acting as a turbine as the energy passes
through to convert it to mechanical energy.
How does this relate to the Howard Johnson motor? And
why have so many HJ PMM replications failed? Simple.
I have not seen one single attempt that actually took
two curved magnets as one assembly offset to one another.
Nor have any of the curved magnets been wrapped in aluminum
foil which might react to eddy currents. Hence none
were truly faithful replications. Think now about several
of these offset curved magnet pairs spinning around
a fixed stator drum and you can clearly visualize the
potential of a cascading vortex energy field through
I will be posting more information on this page as work
progresses on the VFPMM. Stay tuned!