Transdimensional's Lifter1 Calculation
By Steve Burns
created on October 10th, 2001 - JLN Labs - Last update October 25th, 2001
All informations in this page are published free and are intended for private/educational purposes and not for commercial applications
I discovered Jeans Lifter yesterday. This is similar to his previous dome experiment where reversing polarity did not matter. This rules out ion acceleration. I have modeled the lifter using simple electrostatic theory and get excellent agreement with Jean's data using first order approximations.
For the simple triangle lifter, I calculate 34KV to hover and 40KV will upward accelerate the lifter at 4.75 meters/second^2 overcoming inertia. This is half of free fall acceleration and is consistent with the video observations. The model will allow scaling, plate size determination and permittivity selection.
Lifter's Thrust Calculator
based on the Steve Burns' spreadsheet by JL Naudin
last update 10-19-01
This document has been published in PDF format at : http://www.starshiptechnology.homestead.com/Lifter.html
The Lifter Thrust Calculations proposal by Mike Ady ( Updated 10-25-2001 )
The Lifter1 experiment
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