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Alchemy in the Desert?

Alchemy in the Desert?

Mk-Af135 Diesel10032005171706 Mister Jalopy writes “Anybody that has started a car on a cold day knows there is significant moisture in auto exhaust. What a brilliant hack to capture ” – Keeping an army provisioned in the desert is a ballet of logistics, particularly when it comes to supplying two vital liquids: diesel fuel and water. Now, using technologies developed for the space program, the U.S. Army is conducting an experiment that could convert the exhaust pipes of military vehicles into water fountains. Later this month, United Technologies Corp.’s Hamilton Sundstrand unit will deliver two military Humvees to the Army for three months of testing at the Aberdeen Proving Ground outside Baltimore. Link.

2 thoughts on “Alchemy in the Desert?

  1. FeynmanFan says:

    I’d be interested to hear how much backpressure this system would create. If the system could be manufactured cheaply, then it might be useful in developing countries, too. In a lot of TWN’s engines are retasked for irrigation systems and other purposes…

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