Wheel mounted gyroscope is a fast engine in space

Jan 17, 2020
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In previous posts on a similar topic, the principle of repulsion in space was described using a caterpillar conveyor with gyroscopes (an analog of a rower sitting in a kayak), and if you just put the oar into the water, then this is already a brake - i.e. if the gyroscope works (rotates in all axes) on a spaceship, then the speed of the ship gradually decreases.

In this thread, we’ll talk about the advanced and fastest gyroscope-based engine to date.
The fact is that if you make the caterpillar conveyor rotate quickly to accelerate the ship, then the links of the tracks can break (reason: too much inertia in the places where the tracks turn).
To solve this problem, the option of installing a gyroscope in a rapidly rotating wheel was proposed (see pict.№_1).

And now begins a detailed description of all the components of Picture 1:
A composite metal disk is mounted on the ship's hull through the "C" bearing mounts.
What does composite mean? - This means that the disk is not simple and contains voids inside itself to accommodate 2 monorails parallel to each other - one monorail for the gyroscope, the other monorail for the counterweight and all this is necessary to ensure the stability of the wheel rotation.
The gyroscope is mounted on the monorail "B1-B2" in blue.

Details of the gyroscope mounting: fixed on the principle of "hug the monorail on both sides with bearing wheels."
The range of movement of the gyro on the monorail from point B1 to point B2. At the stopping points of the gyroscope, air springs are mounted for soft stopping of the gyroscope flying at high speed to points B1, B2 (there are no air springs in the picture).
For the gyroscope to work, it needs electric power, which is supplied to it in the form of a ribbon of an inkjet / matrix printer, which, in turn, is removed from the sliding contacts of the disk axis (this is not shown in the picture - so far this is only a theory).
The gyroscope is also equipped with a repulsive cylindrical bearing (2 pcs.) Mounted on its end faces.

Note: the counterbalanced gyroscope with bearings on the bearings is absent in the pictures due to the difficulty of viewing.

The counterweight is mounted on the “A1-A2” monorail in red. The counterweight mounting details are exactly the same as the gyroscope except for the fact that the counterweight does not have a power loop.

The principle of operation of the structure (now analyzing picture 2):
The composite disk spins at the highest possible speed in the direction of the green arrow. The gyroscope describes the movement in the direction of the points from "B" to "A" along the repulsion path "X" depicted as a red line, after which the gyroscope is repelled from the springs at point "A" (also see picture No. 3) using an end bearing and jumps on the monorail to point "B" and so on.

Note: it is necessary to recognize the fact that at the moment of repulsion from the springs at point “A” (see picture No. 2) with the help of an end bearing, the spacecraft will receive a braking (reverse) impulse, which will be no more than 15% of the total repulsive ( direct) impulse section "B" - "A" along the path "X".

question: - why so few, i.e. only 15% of the repulsive momentum?
answer: - the shock of the gyroscope is extinguished by springs (see pict. No._3), which repel the gyroscope to the point of its "soft reception" "B". And then, flying along the monorail to point “B”, the gyro does not exert any repulsive / inhibitory effects on the ship due to the lack of any mechanical connections to the spacecraft at the moment. Therefore, it is generally accepted that the springs of picture 2 at point “A” take on the entire “dangerous” blow.
question: - why is this strike called "dangerous"?
answer: - because the springs of picture 2 at point "A" are connected to the spacecraft and affect its negative speed;
question: - how to minimize this effect?
answer: - increase the mass of springs of picture 2 at point "A", as well as lengthen the springs themselves in the form of lengthening their springs, and perhaps we can reduce this negative effect from 15% to 5%.Пример: теннисный мяч летит в книгу стоящую вертикально на земле - книга падает на землю от удара, а теперь тот же самый теннисный мяч с такой-же скоростью летит в могильную плиту стоящую на земле - результат будет совсем другим, потому что масса гасит собой ударный импульс.

Based on the above example, the masses of the gyroscope, springs, and counterweight must be calculated using special programs based on the emulation of the physics of pulsed and calm bodies with masses.

Analyzing the working area of the gyroscope, we can say that it is constant and represents a yellow area, as a result of which the spacecraft will move in the direction from "A" to "B".

As for the counterweight, everything is the same, only it moves in the direction opposite to the gyroscope and is repelled from the spring "B" of picture 2.

Note: the mass of the counterweight may differ from the mass of the gyroscope due to their different states to ensure uniform rotation of the composite disk.

A gyroscope can twist an object, but cannot push it. Examine the motions involved and you can see it.
The videos of the supposedly levitating gyroscopes always have a person or a stand holding up one end. Weigh them. They are holding up the full weight of the device.

All that happens is the twisting of the wheel counteracts the pull of gravity on the angle of axis. The result is that it goes around in a circle about the supported end. This is called precession and has been observed for centuries. but if you drop that end, the entire thing falls down. I;ve seen it tried