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Names of PM Devices
A list of non-electric, "kinetic energy machine"
concepts known to me (of course, none of them are
proven to work, and according to the usual view of
Newton's Laws it is impossible):



A FEW TRADITIONAL DEVICES

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"UNBALANCED WHEEL"
: one of the simplest of
attempted perpetual motion devices, consisting of
a wheel of wood or metal with mobile weights
sliding in crescent-shaped chambers, or attached
as hinged arms depending around joints spaced
equidistant at some radius from the wheel.


"PM WATERWHEEL": another medieval-period
perpetual motion attempt, much like the fluid
leverage device.



MY CONCEPTS (AS FAR AS I KNOW ORIGINAL)

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"FLUID LEVERAGE DEVICE" (FLD1): a radially
symmetrical waterwheel in which water is meant to
be lifted up at  a lesser radius, flow outwards to a
greater radius, and produce leverage sufficient to
continue lifting water. I'm not very hopeful.




"REPEATING LEVER" TYPE 1 (RL1): a device in
which rolling ball weights are meant to be lifted in a
chambered wheel by the action of one of the
weights on a nearly lateral lever. Ramps are meant
to facilitate this process.




"REPEATING LEVER" TYPE 2 (RL2): a device in
which a lever counterweighted on the short end
runs through the center of a double triangular
frame, such that the application of a small weight
on the far end of the lever would lift the
counterweight, while the same weight applied at
the short end of the triangle would be lifted
upwards along the sloping surface of the track
towards a drop point at the point of greatest
leverage. The direction of least resistance at the
base of the drop point is theoretically to finish
the triangle, along the rising point of the track.





"MOTIVE MASS MACHINE" (MMM2): a device in which
a series of tilting units are meant to activate one
another in turn through the use of mobile "toggle"
or "difference" weights set on triangular tracks.
The vertically applied weight of the difference
weights is transferred towards a closer to lateral
movement in which the next difference weight is
partly supported by the track.




"GRAVITY-BUOYANCY DEVICE" (GBD2): a device in
which a string of buoys is set around three wheels,
one being partially submerged and mounted in a
large tank, another above it being mounted on the
lip of the tank, and a third wheel receiving buoys
from outside the tank and transferring them in
through the bottom. The device is meant to be built
in such a way that the weight of the narrow column
of water in the upper tank is distributed over the
wide area of the base of the lower tank, potentially
reducing entry resistance for the series of buoys.




"CURVING RAIL APPARATUS" (CRA1): a device in
which a string of tracked weights curve around a
spiral, and then drop vertically to the base of the
spiral. The cumulative weight of the elements in the
vertical portion is meant to counteract the
resistance of all the rising weights, which are
partially supported by the curving track. I don't take
this one as seriously as some of the others.


"TILT MOTOR" (TM1): a device in which a rolling
cylinder is mounted to a joint set above a pivoting
track. The track tilts downward wherever the
cylinder or cone rolls. The cylinder extends beyond
the perimeter of the track, so that its weight acts on
the ends of eight levers, one at a time. Each lever
acts on the track 90 degrees behind the rolling
cone, extending the slope so that in theory the
cone would continue to roll indefinitely.

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