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Old 06-01-2009, 06:46 PM
Peter Lindemann Peter Lindemann is offline
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Excellent Observations

Originally Posted by DrStiffler View Post
I think that this could be better accepted if the colorimetric testing was a bit more refined. I read the paper dated 02 Feb 2009 and had a few questions at once. What is the Specific Heat and Heat Capacity of the various materials alone with why can't the probe be placed on the exterior of the resistor instead of the confined interior of the ceramic? I also did not see where it stated if the core was parallel or perpendicular with horizontal?

I was successful with a bit of care in placing resistance in a water bath driven by an Exciter, I would think the community would be much more inclined to look at this if the test were a bit more conventional.

I'm sure they may have seen something, but to get academia to look at it they need a bit clearer data on how the heat measurement is taking place. Actual it may indeed benefit them if they put the whole device in a calorimeter, might produce better numbers.

Just happened across the thread and dropped in, hope its of value.
Dear Dr. Stiffler,

I agree with you completely. Rosemary and her collaborator, Donovan, have taken this as far as they can, due to resource restraints. I believe a circuit like this should be tested in a full calorimeter set-up, as you suggest. Its the only way to "know for sure" how much heat can be produced and how much of the electricity is actually "dissipated" by the operation of the circuit.

I hope someone with both the time and the money can follow up on this. That is why we are publishing the material.