Building the Tesla Turbine


As we know from sales of The Tesla Disc Turbine interest in these wonderous machines is high, possibly helped by the fact they are pretty simple to make. Whilst it does give some historical background, the main purpose of this book is to show you how to build your own Tesla turbine, in this case a fairly big machine having eighteen 3” diameter discs, and measuring 31?2” wide by 6” long x 4” high. This may not sound large, but these fascinating machines pack quite a wallop, Tesla himself aiming for “ten horsepower to the pound of weight”. As a guide to a straightforward and quick project, which results in something quite spectacular, this excellent book from Vince Gingery is hard to beat. 48 pages, 46 drawings and photographs. Softcover.