Space Elevator (The Epic Tower) (Page 2)

CorwinCorwin (Wireclub Moderator)
Corwin: Okay.
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Zereous Excentris
Zereous Excentris: what happens to the magnets when you shock them with Electricity?
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CorwinCorwin (Wireclub Moderator)
Corwin: You tell me.
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Zereous Excentris
Zereous Excentris: Allright let me explain this another way...
If You have magnets on a sky Scraper and they are all Opposit polls to each other would the tower be crushed under force if you turned those magnets on
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Zereous Excentris
Zereous Excentris: can you pull something apart with Powerful electromagnets Facing North to North
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CorwinCorwin (Wireclub Moderator)
Corwin: The weight would remain the same. The magnetic fields may not be crushed, but the structures between them could just as easily be. If you crush your electromagnet holding structures, what's the difference?
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Zereous Excentris
Zereous Excentris: damn it why is it hard to understand what is happaning here...
I have such a hedech over this..
UUugghhhh its so simple..
The Weight is Displaced through the magnets
Why.. Because each and every magnet Repels Each other and the base magnet on the ground repels the magnets above it and the magnet above that is repeled by that magnet
all of the magnets at each and every hight is Repeling each other the base magnet is repeling more so to keep that magnet up..
Damn it why dont you understand what is happaning
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Zereous Excentris
Zereous Excentris: its a cascading effect of repelling magnets supporting the structure
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Zereous Excentris
Zereous Excentris: its like adding the tower stops the magnets from pushing away from each other or something like the magnetic field does nothing at all or something.. they push here they push there they push everyware along the hight of that tower and all of the weight goes down those magnets to the base magnet through the magnetic forces
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CorwinCorwin (Wireclub Moderator)
Corwin: I understand... I just don't see what you have to gain by building a tower this way... the whole structure will weigh 10 times what it would if you just built it out of aluminum or something and forgot about magnets.
The lower structures between your magnetic fields are still going to be 10 times more likely to be crushed.
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Zereous Excentris
Zereous Excentris: sure the weight is there YES that is true but the fact that the magnets want to RISE from each other pushing with magnetic forces cancels that out
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Zereous Excentris
Zereous Excentris: the magnetic Fields hold the tower up
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Zereous Excentris
Zereous Excentris: the magnets want to RISE
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CorwinCorwin (Wireclub Moderator)
Corwin: The magnets don't "rise" by themselves, just like any support structure they're being supported from below. Magnets do not defy Gravity.
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Zereous Excentris
Zereous Excentris: Yes they do.. THere magnetic Fields force them to float ontop of each other
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Zereous Excentris
Zereous Excentris: as long as they are aligned south poll to south poll
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Zereous Excentris
Zereous Excentris: the magnetic field is forcing them apart they will float ontop of each other
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Zereous Excentris
Zereous Excentris: if you turn on electricity they want to float higher up away from each other
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CorwinCorwin (Wireclub Moderator)
Corwin: They don't "float" on top of each other, they "sit" on top of each other... the repulsive magnetic field is just another kind of support structure... MAGNETS DO NOT DEFY GRAVITY.
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Zereous Excentris
Zereous Excentris: Damn it Corvin they are DISPLACING WEIGHT
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Zereous Excentris
Zereous Excentris: WITH MAGNETISM
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CorwinCorwin (Wireclub Moderator)
Corwin: They're not "displacing weight", they're simply "supporting weight"... the weight is STILL THERE.
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Zereous Excentris
Zereous Excentris: yes they are SUPPORTING WEIGHT exactly my point.. I dont care if you lighten the tower by building it out of whatever but the POINT IS.. they are SUPPORTING weight
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Zereous Excentris
Zereous Excentris: with ElectroMagnetism
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CorwinCorwin (Wireclub Moderator)
Corwin: So what are you gaining by building a tower 10 times heavier than an aluminum one?

Just the thrill of knowing that you used electromagnets to do it?
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