Using Gravity to power the world

209 Upland Rd. Blacksburg, Virginia

The Design

The "Gravity Drive" a "vacuum draft" accelerator High Voltage power plant


Gravity Drive

The Gravity Drive cycles potential energy  ( work potential) in the form of vacuum causing continual cycle of the "working fluid". The non flammable non electrically conductive silicone oil then is pulled downward by it's specific gravity ( weight) by gravity causing incline vacuum and produces cyclic flow yielding electricity production. The hydraulic pump is pressurized by the Oil tanks head weight and rate of rotation compounded by the pumps discharge directed,via flow pipe, to a hydraulic impeller tandem rotating with the main generator "drive line" ( automatic mechanical transmission / torque converter / gears/ locking to a high voltage generator via bolt plates.

The  "Gravity Drive" is a fuel less generator system that is suitable for  water purification , water collection ( via de-humidification / powered  refrigeration system), and or to then produce high density high voltage  electricity for Urban and or Rural use. The design system would be best  suited in underground locations to protect the design from storm damage.  The installation then with adequate pumping system to insure safety  from flooding.

The  system could clean water in high volume by oceanic distillation and  allows for the energy density produced to pump a river up hill with zero  fuel expenditure. This applied to then feed farm land unlimited cost  effective water for agriculture. The design system is a "quick Up-  Grade" to existing coal fired boiler system for Utility scale power  generation systems making the "electrical grid" a fuel less system  providing higher power delivery and greater security. The system then  with "Zero emission" correcting the Carbon Dioxide emission problem.

The  following system is a hydraulic cycle then implementing vacuum (  negative pressure ), to then derive high voltage electricity with zero  emission.  The design will maintain the oil level height by cycle in  both chambers.


Parts List

1. Vacuum sealing entry hatch

2.  Vacuum support "web" hemisphere support structural member

3.  Horizontal hinge

4. Vacuum pipe

5. Outer feed silo cover

6. Pipe coupling

7. Vacuum pipe coupling

8. "Main line" return pipe

9.  Vacuum pump / permanent magnet (P.M.) electricity generator "return line" pipe

10. Main high voltage generator assembly "return line" pipe

11. one way valve

12. oil filter flow valve and high speed pump driven by electric motor and gear set

13. oil filter assembly with oil pressure sensor / fault indicator sensor

14. oil temperature sensor

15. oil filter flow control valve and high speed pump driven by electric motor and gear set

16. Access ladder

17. revolutions per minute (R.P.M.  sensor) / hall effect sensor

18. Vacuum pump ( evacuates the silo top )

19. electromagnetic clutch ( E.M. clutch) electricity produced in generator "bank" number's 68. The

      electricity produced in generator "bank" number's 68 powers the application at variable electricity

      levels - volt regulated.

20. E.M. electricity contact "brush track"

21. electric motor tandem armature to number 22's "counter tilt" electric motor - "zeros" the resistance produced

      in ratio gear set , number 23 . The electricity produced in generator "bank" number's 68 powers the

     application at variable electricity levels - volt regulated.  (40Hp electric motor)

22. P.M. electricity generator / contains voltage regulator and feed circuit to electrify number 21 / hot bus

      connection from transformer post number 51'as electrical output also feeds electrical current to

      number 40 and 42

23. 10:1 ratio gear set ( high side rotation tandem to number 24.

24. hydraulic impeller (input torque to number 23 )

25. hydraulic "counter tilt" electric valve / regulated the oil pressure and oil flow rate causing the nullification

      of resistance produced when using a ratio gear set to allow increase speed of the total system.

26. electric valve position system ( controls the valve positions of both numbers 25, 27 and number 30

27. Generator assembly hydraulic pump oil feed flow valve

28. R.P.M. sensor "hall effect"

29. hydraulic pump ( high speed oil pump / with component failure casing - projectile prevention safety casing

30. "Main line" oil flow valve

31. exhaust air filter

32. planetary gear system with connecting drive shafts number 84

33. differential gear system ( drives the drive shafts number 84)

34.  electromagnetic clutch  (allows for fine rate adjustment)  mechanical clutch- upon number 35 ( default

       position engaged / run position after required rate of rotation obtained  "dis-engaged" by locked position

       caused by number 36 via solenoid system

35. transmission speed sensor / output rotation "tachometer"/ automatic gear selection mechanical transmission

      total ratio final 1:20

36. mechanical clutch "clutch slave system"  control system contains solenoids - redundant circuit paths

      with circuit fault indication sensors ( reports to main circuit logic system)

37. mechanical transmission with input torque converter to gearing , output rotation post gearing  planetary

      gear number 32 motivation differential number 33 rotating hydraulic oil pump number 29 causing speed

      incline an increase in velocity of rotation so that the oil pump is causing greater fluid rate to then cause

      the velocity of oil to impale the hydraulic impeller , number 43, causing system incline rate of

      rotation. Even though the torque converter typically changes high rotation to high torque..  this

      system's torque converter changes high torque to higher rotation by the gear sets final gear ratios

      within the mechanical transmission. Final ratio effect then at 1:20 with "1" being rotation at the torque

      converter and "20" of the ratio then being the  mechanical transmissions output rotation.

38.  bolt plate system  - dual plate with alignment "pins" ( the alignment pins are stainless steel short

       rods), and through bolt bore holes to the accept high strength bolt washer lock washer and dual nut to

       secure the two bolt plates together

39. Hydraulic impeller contains casing oil pressure sensor assist in the resistance produced in the ratio

      gear set .. to "nullify - zero the resistance caused when causing greater rotation using a ratio gear set

40. ratio gear set high side electric motor armature tandem rotating with the output rotation of the ratio

      gear set number 41 ( 60Kw to 80Kw electric motor capacity... 60Hp to 80Hp ( Hp = horse power)

41. 1:10 ratio gear set with the high side of the ratio tandem rotating with the armature of number 40 and

       number 39, hydraulic impeller 

42. electric drive motor ( high voltage 200Hp / 200 horse power) demonstrates the forward advancement

      caused by magnetic pressure atop the oil flow rate) armature of the electric motor tandem rotating

      to the input shaft of the ratio gear set number 41 also connected to the core shaft of the hydraulic

      impeller number 43.

43. hydraulic impeller input torque to the ratio gear set rotates tandem with armature of number 42

44. over pressure safety valve contains actuation sensor / reports to logic circuits as functional safety control

      circuit. Actuation directs discharge oil to the silo top into vacuum via pipe

45.  flow system "slide dampener" valve directs variable fluid pressure to the oil impeller number 24.

46. over pressure safety valve actuation / contain actuation sensor also acting as a safety fault and system

       control sensor - reports to system main logic circuit processing "control circuit"

47. "main line" oil impeller contains casing pressure sensor also reporting to the logic processing control

       system to keep the oil pressure within safe operating parameters

48. torque converter

49.  system housing

50. automatic gearing transmission - transmission oil cooling system contained within / mechanical drive

      transference for refrigeration system "cools the transmission fluid" also cools number 51

51. High voltage generator - megawatt to gigawatt scale

52. voltage regulation

53. magneto ( permanent magnet ) generator feeds Stator / field coil - also allowing for high tension incline to higher

      available electricity output from number 51

54. adjustable leveling - locking adjustment to stable the silo

55. mounting towers ( locks the silo )

56. silo discharge coupling

57. agricultural feed silo ( modified to control static electricity and sustained high vacuum ( negative pressure)

58. "web" vacuum support "brace" keeps the silo structural integrity intact through the full span

       of it's intended operational functioning

59. pipe coupling

60. siphon "prime pipe" coupling

61. siphon "prime" valves - electric actuation / flow regulation valves

62. siphon "prime" feed pipe

63. vacuum level sensor / "air purge control valve ( allows air exchange) optical oil level sensor / redundant

      sonar oil level sensor)

64. circumference hand rail ( safety rough surface spray deposition atop the lower oil tank - non slip surface

65.  silo access hatch - allows entry to the space between the silo and the silo weather cover

66. silo ladder

67. oil tank

68. siphon flow main line hydraulic oil impeller  + control valves - electric position indication sensors control

      circuit references optical and sonar sensor and R.P.M. sensor ( governs system speed), to control oil level

       in the tanks -  Number 68 contains hydraulic impellers then driving an "electrically counter tilted" gear

      set & generator system... the electricity output of the said generator may then electrify numbers 40 and

      number 42. "( electrically counter tilted" defined as anelectric motor upon the high side of the gear set

      to "zero" the resistance produced when using a ratio gear set)  - electrical current for the "counter tilt motor"

      produced in number 22. The generators contain magnetos for stator / field coil excitation. Generators with

      multiple "brush option.... including roller ball brush system for longevity.

      The said independent generators up to 50Kw electrical out put  (sum of two

      per siphon flow pipe) , allowing for produced electricity to power 200+ Hp electric motor as

      number 42 with number 40 then rated Hp at total plus tilt effect for the ratio gear set. ( different scales

      of application follow system design... ). The magnetic pressure in the 200Hp electric motor then applied

      in a forward advancing fashion atop the  fluid rate until the inertia is sufficient to rotate the attached

      generator.  A 1Mw generator requires approximately 1500 Hp to operate. The following schematic is the

      same upon both sides of the mirror line "contains" the same components.....

The  individual components then within number 68 are the connected by drive  shaft and are encased in weather  proof shielding  ( the ground wire  also insulated "weather sheath" and is securely fix to the earth to  control any stray voltage.  The assembly is heavy so the exchange of  component for rebuild ( bearings ) will require the assistance of a boom  lift  and a catch rack system to then allow for minimal human stress  extracting the assembly. The "brushes within the generator system then  able to be installed with a quick clip system for ease of component  replacement.

The "main  line" oil impellers are then impaled by the siphon oil flow with high  vacuum within the lower tank  causing high rate of flow due to the  vacuum in number 67. The attached "generating assembly" then assisted in  rotation by oil feed hydraulic flow "hydraulic counter tilt" and also  by the electric motors upon the ratio gear sets input shaft and output  shaft (electric counter tilt system). The 50Kw generator contain voltage  regulator and internal magneto for field coil electrification.

69. inner lower oil tank silo frame structural support

70. drive shaft and support cover drive shaft contains universal joint as union joint between the two

      shafts one connected to the hydraulic pump the other connected to the  differential output drive shaft

71. counter tilt impeller discharge flow pipe discharges oil pressure to the silo top into the vacuum

72. over pressure safety valve discharge flow pipe discharges to the silo top - into the vacuum

73. over pressure safety valve discharge flow pipe discharges to the silo top - into the vacuum

74. siphon flow pipe coupling

75. siphon "priming" tube oil pressure sensor

76. lower oil tank access hatch vacuum seal capacity

77.  electric resistance oil heater - warms the oil within the system

78.  center point  structural lock bracket  locked diagonal structural support beams ( stain less steel

       silo support frame)

79.  vertical frame support ( stainless steel)

80.  Main line hydraulic impeller return flow pipe coupling

81.  manual one way valve vacuum "start" negative pressure and oil fill pressure coupling

82.  screened siphon intake port

83.  system vacuum balancer ( allows for high vacuum in both the silo and the lower oil tank ) electric

       actuation references system oil height level

84.  drive shaft

*  Note - The electric motors and generators then are also cooled by the  system water condenser refrigeration system to maintain operational  longevity and thermal tolerance prevent premature failure to to thermal  stress.

*  Note - high speed oil flow tube feeding number 24 then with additional  over pressure safety valve ( tube venting to high vacuum in the top of  the silo),  with actuation sensor and valve and "Y" shaped pipe,  coupling to allow high speed oil flow to the "counter tilt" impeller  within number 68.

This  then allow greater electricity production... The oil feed then with  distribution manifold into each individual counter tilt hydraulic  impeller within the ratio gear sets also contains independent flow rate  valves and pipe connected to the generators assembly then allowing oil  pressure to assist in the rotation of the ratio gear set.  Post  impellers the oil vents via tube to the top of the silo with one way  containing dampener valve with oil pressure sensor reporting to the  system logic electronic control circuits. The "hydraulic counter tilt"  is then  accelerating total generating assembly number 68.  ( also  allows for independent component exchange while the total system is in  operation)

The oil flow system then upon both the input torque and the out put

 torque ( sum of two hydraulic impellers upon the ratio gear sets....  each side... tandem locked), rotates in unison.....with the hydraulic  impellers... this allows the mass flow ( siphon feed oil flow )  sufficient rate vs. volume,  to obtain the required electricity  production.

The design also listed at


Number 68

 the "oil fall" then producing a vacuum draft "head weight" to then be converted into usable levels of electrical current.