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Re: [TCML] Tesla Turbine

> I know a guy that wants to build a Tesla Turbine.  He wants to know what
> is the efficiency of this engine?
    Never measured one, reports at the time were:
      poor, lower than conventional, bladed, turbines.
    Some accounts have it that purchasers were required
    to pay before testing....
    My simplistic approach:
      since the patent is long expired, if its not in use,
      there is a reason.

> Is it worth building or is he wasting his time?
    Depends on why it is being built.
     If 'for fun': why not?  Its been done.


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