Micro Pelton Turbine

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  1. phil langstrom

    phil langstrom2 hours ago

    i think it would be fun to see you make a rc ornithopter maybe an air powered one

  2. Angry Boi

    Angry Boi5 hours ago

    0:45 is redditors when they see aunt cass.

  3. Mitch Wiggins

    Mitch Wiggins7 hours ago

    This may be weird but I have some ideas I’ve thought of because of your video that really have no other purpose than to be shared with you. Is there a more efficient means for me to share them with you.

  4. Kristian

    Kristian18 hours ago

    Three nozzles at the same time on the turbine?

  5. arno vandezande

    arno vandezande18 hours ago

    I think the turbune is more efficiënt because it takes more energy to get going but then onze it is going don't have to put a lot of energy in it to keep it going

  6. MiDX

    MiDXDay ago

    Try to compress water in the bottle.

  7. Varue

    VarueDay ago

    Hey Tom, I love your videos! I used to want to be an aeronautical engineer but the school was too hard for me and I found my passion elsewhere. Still, watching your videos fills me with joy at getting to see the engineering process. I would love to see another 3D printed airplane video. Something I've been thinking about is using a 3D printer to print parts that are ideal for printing (structurally) like the internal frame of an aircraft, but not the skin. This would help a lot with the weight and allow you to make quite magnificent models that require just a little extra work to get flying compared to a fully 3D-printed vehicle. Just some food for thought... I can't wait to see what you have for us next! Thank you so much!

  8. Koral Deniz Karaüzüm

    Koral Deniz KaraüzümDay ago

    why doesnt this man has like 5 million subs

  9. dave insanityinanutshell

    dave insanityinanutshellDay ago

    Add an micro aspirator at the air nozzle, this should increase the volume of the air across your turban giving it possibly a 10x increase

  10. Ron Flores

    Ron FloresDay ago

    The efficiency of the turbine decreases if the speed increases and the pressure decreases, what would happen if you design a turbine that runs more efficiently at a lower pressure and reduce the pressure with a simple regulator to keep the pressure longer at the most effective pressure? Maybe slightly less output but for longer time and at an higher efficiency.

  11. grambadamba

    grambadamba2 days ago

    interesting and awesome content! Did you design the pelton turbine by using Reynolds' law of similitude? Would be interesting because we should assume, that the behaviour of the turbine in the same Reynolds number with water and air should be comparable or do I have a knot in my head?

  12. l0g1cb0mb

    l0g1cb0mb2 days ago

    I do so enjoy observing the engineers mind at work. inspiration for not only my own works, but for the next gen of makers and such, please continue the good works and the having a much fun doing it!

  13. Filthy Lucre

    Filthy Lucre2 days ago

    What I see in this gentleman's videos is the clear and present difference between _making_ and _engineering._

  14. Ojas Maywade

    Ojas Maywade2 days ago

    This was really awesome, can you please tell how to have such great engineering concept and build such cool thing. you can also make a detail video about it.

  15. DSLRguide

    DSLRguide3 days ago

    dude you are so good at explaining things

  16. 6 6

    6 63 days ago

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  17. daddy destroyer

    daddy destroyer3 days ago

    I've recently been seeing a lot of stuff on air multipliers, and although I haven't done too much research, and have no idea on efficiency and such, but it'd be interesting to see your take on them

  18. Velvet The fox

    Velvet The fox3 days ago

    You should enclose the air peice with the entrance from bottle amd exhaust on the chassis offset by a small ammount to increase power transfer

  19. David Wilkie

    David Wilkie3 days ago

    Excellent demonstrations

  20. Nooz Zoo

    Nooz Zoo3 days ago

    Create a servo-controlled aperture for the nozzle, and you can attenuate air flow.


    DIORZ_PROJ3CT4 days ago

    hero's engine drone

  22. Muhammad Mehboob

    Muhammad Mehboob5 days ago

    Can you show us how to make a turbine engine here is a link for your help: www.instructables.com/Homemade-Tin-Can-Turbine-With-3d-printed-Compresso/ (Please show step by step how to make it love from Pakistan)

  23. Tiitan Rutse

    Tiitan Rutse5 days ago

    use air to make electrify put one those DVD burner motors aren't they three phase . use it as a generator

  24. Schweet119

    Schweet1195 days ago

    So could you make the turbine a little more efficient by turning the blades 90 degrees, that way centrifugal force is working in your favor too?

  25. OnePalProductions

    OnePalProductions5 days ago

    Is this what powers the LEDs in my rainfall shower?

  26. Martin Kuthan

    Martin Kuthan5 days ago

    The last option is great, but it occurs to me that the performance at higher speeds will be proportional to the outflow of air. Could a Tesla or steam turbine be used for the same purpose?

  27. The Other Side

    The Other Side5 days ago

    *What else is needed for you to generate electricity with this?*

  28. Liam Hill

    Liam Hill5 days ago

    Mr. Stanton... Do you airplain sir?

  29. Omar Aissani

    Omar Aissani5 days ago

    Great content as always ! I really should learn blender

  30. Solutions & Débrouille

    Solutions & Débrouille5 days ago

    Bravo et merci

  31. CodeMan1131

    CodeMan11315 days ago

    0:05 POV: you're playing bad piggies with RTX on

  32. The General

    The General5 days ago

    ......not bad for a ginger.

  33. Nói Kristjánsson

    Nói Kristjánsson5 days ago

    ODM gear need, want plz

  34. CMDR RDZ

    CMDR RDZ6 days ago

    uslikes.info/house/lISRrZmQ0ICgYZU/video.html check out this video to see what i mean for the "venturi pump" turns out there is already name for this in the aviation industry "aviation aspirator" 4:26m in video, or TLA "tank liquid agitator" its the same principle. who ever in your setup i assume some sort of valve will be required due to the small amount of air available. (my idea is to use this to lower the comsumption of the system, but i guess it could be used to add power instead). up to you to chouse the best aplication.

  35. Ryan Paul Teruel

    Ryan Paul Teruel6 days ago

    0:44 made me laugh

  36. Vickie Sanders

    Vickie Sanders6 days ago

    The shiny bobcat rahilly unfasten because plough physically drop from a thirsty weapon. uptight, imaginary cement

  37. Risen Snake

    Risen Snake6 days ago

    I like how he just slapped integza with a bottle

  38. Matthias May

    Matthias May6 days ago

    Place the nozzles on the tips of the rotor blades. Some early helicopters had this design. It had done trouble with hit gases. Since you use cold compressed air there should nothing to be worried of. Placing nozzles on tip of the rotor will drive the rotor and save the weight of the turbine and gear.

  39. Serai Resana

    Serai Resana6 days ago

    The anxious tin inevitably attract because libra lally extend by a dizzy mini-skirt. aberrant, homeless women

  40. captain kirk

    captain kirk6 days ago

    I'm a little lost here beforehand it was about a jet powered bicycle and now it's now you end it with this why is USlikes screwing with me today

  41. Alexander Kosolapov

    Alexander Kosolapov6 days ago

    Try to split the incoming stream in two halves and turn them towards each other so they will cancel each other's energy.

  42. Alexander Kosolapov

    Alexander Kosolapov6 days ago

    Try to curve the bucket in way that the water (or air) gets redirected back to the incoming stream.

  43. Camille Cirrus

    Camille Cirrus6 days ago

    My favourite part is where he bats integza off the screen with a bottle.

  44. Shun Ryuenji Matoi

    Shun Ryuenji Matoi6 days ago

    Enclosing the turbine might improve efficiency a bit as its less drag from the sorrounding air. The real question here is how is the exhaust gonna be made.

  45. Hassi Massoud

    Hassi Massoud6 days ago

    Why you slap it.....

  46. Lescha Elli

    Lescha Elli7 days ago

    Electropump- electromotor

  47. Lescha Elli

    Lescha Elli7 days ago

    Gidro mini electromotor(like principle Gidroelectostation )

  48. jack allread

    jack allread7 days ago

    Thanks Tom, as always, well done and very informative!

  49. Mr.McGoover

    Mr.McGoover7 days ago

    If the air powered Helicopter has energy that is too short lived, you could always build a lightweight steam boiler and use two air turbines to make a vertical take off osprey airplane.

  50. Tatskaari

    Tatskaari7 days ago

    I guess the nozzle on its own ejects high pressure air that spreads out evenly distributing it's momentum partially in the horizontal direction. This is the same reason rockets optimised for sea level are less efficient in a vacuum. If you had a bell on it to bring the exhaust down to 1 atmosphere it would be more efficient but I imagine that's quite hard to get right.

  51. Flare

    Flare7 days ago

    is anyone gonna mention the linear flow at 5:15 ?

  52. Guy Fallon

    Guy Fallon7 days ago

    Tom ur a wild man ! thx

  53. Lukas Zieba

    Lukas Zieba7 days ago

    Super cool dude. Keep it up.

  54. Terje Svendsen

    Terje Svendsen7 days ago

    What happens if you make a enclosure for the turbine?

  55. JBEEUD

    JBEEUD7 days ago

    So the final version is very close to a standard impulse turbine that is commonly used in steam applications. Here's a tip. Make two more of those exact same wheels and stack them up with the first in alternating directions. Connect the first and third wheel to your shaft and hold the second (opposite direction wheel) rigid to your frame. Make sure the blades of the first and third wheel are aligned and there you go.

  56. Théorie de la Gravité

    Théorie de la Gravité7 days ago

    Hello Tom did you try with vacuum? How to made it? Surprise me...

  57. Kofichi

    Kofichi7 days ago

    I think the reason the propeller is more efficient is because the airflow is only utilizing the conservation of momentum (mv). Whilst the propeller is utilizing the kinetic energy (1/2mv^2)

  58. joe cool

    joe cool7 days ago

    i love this sort of stuff, always been thinking about stuff like a hydrofoil piston etc etc blah blah .. i won't bore you with a details and can't find the only one on youtube someone made in a jungle in thialand somewhere .. you strap it to a rivers bridge and it pumps up and down ... basic stuff

  59. MiiLK t

    MiiLK t7 days ago

    One day Tom is gonna create an air powered car and be missing the next day

  60. Первый ученик

    Первый ученик7 days ago

    Шаубергер тоже заморачивался с формой лопаток.

  61. Nick Lachen

    Nick Lachen7 days ago

    tom, you are a god damn treasure

  62. Nikola Tasev

    Nikola Tasev7 days ago

    I really want to see how the turbine powered aircraft competes with the piston powered aircraft. The diaphragm one was very promising!

  63. DARK BOT

    DARK BOT7 days ago

    Give me the power of air king ❤️

  64. Fauzan Nr

    Fauzan Nr7 days ago

    another Tom youtube from the UK, I think u need to make an alliance

  65. Jokubas Mickus

    Jokubas Mickus8 days ago

    Make a glider that you could launch with your trebuchets!

  66. EddyCovers

    EddyCovers8 days ago

    It would be nice if you used grams instead of newtons, it's easier to picture the weight

  67. worstthinker27

    worstthinker278 days ago

    Just looking at the thrust equations: for a turbine driven propeller its thrust equation is proportional to V^2 while for the nozzle its thrust equation is proportional to just V. Turbine Driven Propeller Wins. Also in order to get more juice out of that nozzle, you would need to create the right pressure ratios, converging/diverging nozzle, etc. to expand the flow isentropically as close to the back pressure as possible for max nozzle efficiency.

  68. MrPashee

    MrPashee8 days ago

    Are you sure it is a good idea to place you UV 3d printer near the window in a daytime? :)

  69. AMV12S

    AMV12S8 days ago

    What about a hybrid? the air turbine plugged to a generator to charge a battery that runs a motor with the propeller 🤔

  70. Steve Lacy

    Steve Lacy8 days ago

    I wonder if using a denser gas like CO2 or N2 or Argon would help? All are fairly easily attainable at a Welding supply store. Might be a good power/weight ratio test. In fact, I wonder if putting a few grams of dry ice (solid CO2) into the canister would work out well on that front. Certainly give you more than the 30s of runtime at a fairly reasonable weight penalty.

  71. Skillful Man

    Skillful Man8 days ago

    nice work , love your data analysis

  72. Wayne Page

    Wayne Page8 days ago

    Interesting, it would be interesting to hook this up to a large pressure plenum and modulate the pressure as the form of velocity control. There might be some good reasons behind pressurizing the bottle to a max pressure and using a small pressure regulator to keep the max thrust a little bit lower and prolong the time of flight.

  73. Ask to seduce Miss

    Ask to seduce Miss8 days ago

    This vid is the history of steam engines from piston to steam turbine. I expect the conclusion is a 16mm multi-stage blade set with reversing blades between them?

  74. Blood Sweat And Tears Forever learning

    Blood Sweat And Tears Forever learning8 days ago

    Incorporate a pelt wheel into a turbo, the bigger the better because the air has more time to travel through my system

  75. Blood Sweat And Tears Forever learning

    Blood Sweat And Tears Forever learning7 days ago

    @Ask to seduce Miss ya that's amazing, I invent stuff all the time just to find out it's already been made aha it feels like I'm getting visions from the past

  76. Ask to seduce Miss

    Ask to seduce Miss8 days ago

    Wouldnt a francis wheel be the best for this? Efficient and the exhaust can be faced down to add to verticle thrust.

  77. Steven Ingram

    Steven Ingram8 days ago

    This was an interesting build. And the ribbing that you and Integza are doing towards each other is really cracking me up. LOL

  78. A Milky Way Laniakea Superclusterite

    A Milky Way Laniakea Superclusterite8 days ago

    Mechanical advantage?

  79. Skyler Roper

    Skyler Roper8 days ago

    Thank you for the videos. I think I learn more from your videos than in my high school physics class... I'm not sure what to think now that I have said that.

  80. GrenadeGod

    GrenadeGod8 days ago

    Dude, you might be the one youtuber that people watch till the end. Man keep up the good work. Love your vids ❤️

  81. Aaron Cunningham

    Aaron Cunningham8 days ago

    Great video, really interesting, but why did you say math? You’re not American and mathematics is plural.

  82. Marcos Berghahn

    Marcos Berghahn8 days ago

    It will be awesome if you connect this to a energy generator, to see how much watts you can generate.

  83. L. D.

    L. D.8 days ago

    Make the turbine so that it is integrated into the nozzle-cap so that 0 air can escape , and all is utilized in the system.

  84. George Kowalski

    George Kowalski8 days ago

    Hmm 92 percent with these Damm buckets uslikes.info/house/dpaty65rsaqKh9w/video.html



    integza stop

  86. jrae

    jrae8 days ago

    Could you add a duct to the nozzle to create a ram like air multiplying effect?

  87. treborsnave76

    treborsnave768 days ago

    An idea - a constant stream of air might result in some dissipation of energy as the bucket passes through. Would the concept of a timed burst of air that's synchronised to the rotational speed (think WW1 fighters with timing chains shooting through the props) allow a greater efficiency?


    GAME STAR9 days ago

    Please make a electric motor with bell electromagnets

  89. Douglas Carvalho

    Douglas Carvalho9 days ago

    The reason why the turbine is more efficient is because the 2nd and 3rd Laws of Newton. Less air mass is displaced with the nozzle only configuration, hence less force is applied and less reaction happens to the opposite direction. That's my guess.

  90. Beach&BoardFan

    Beach&BoardFan9 days ago

    Wouldnt a francis wheel be the best for this? Efficient and the exhaust can be faced down to add to verticle thrust.

  91. teamidris

    teamidris9 days ago

    This vid is the history of steam engines from piston to steam turbine. I expect the conclusion is a 16mm multi-stage blade set with reversing blades between them?

  92. Roberto Tarter

    Roberto Tarter9 days ago

    Soooo, you reinvented the impulse turbine I get!?

  93. Leoschnardo

    Leoschnardo9 days ago

    @Tom Stanton check out the aerodynamics of your newest model printed. It could have some trouble there

  94. KingCosworth

    KingCosworth9 days ago

    Maximum efficiency of these turbines is when the turbines edge velocity is 1/2 of the jet stream velocity.

  95. hen ko

    hen ko9 days ago

    Keep stroking the algorithms folks - by commenting. Wonderful content, from an old fellow Brit :)

  96. Dice Blue

    Dice Blue9 days ago

    what about a turbine where each "blade" or "bucket" splits the airflow into two paths but the 3dprinted cross section of the blade includes a section from a tesla valve, so you take some of the incoming air and redirect it around to create a high pressure obstruction, which also pushes back pressure in the second chamber and pulls more energy out of the air slow? the problem is the time each blade is in contact with the stream is minimal, and then you have to deal with the effects it has on the rest of its journey around.. hrm

  97. Scott Griswold

    Scott Griswold9 days ago

    So can we call your air optimized version the "Micro Stanton Turbine"?

  98. OmNi J

    OmNi J9 days ago

    I normally watch stuff about video games and anime how tf is this in my recomended. I mean it was pretty frickin cool tho

  99. hen ko

    hen ko9 days ago

    Would a 90° cog ruin the efficiency? If not, you could try aiming the jet downwards and still power the propeller...

  100. Dice Blue

    Dice Blue9 days ago


  101. John Gamer

    John Gamer9 days ago

    Have you investigated the design of centrifugal superchargers or turbo driven superchargers which are used to turn rotational energy into pressure and may be able to be reversed

  102. Dice Blue

    Dice Blue9 days ago

    4:50 this video is amazing

  103. Dice Blue

    Dice Blue9 days ago

    2:22 hnnnnnnnnnnnng

  104. Dice Blue

    Dice Blue9 days ago

    do a dry ice engine, for a bike, craft or animatronic ED-209