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Rotating housing turbine

United States Patent

October 11, 2016
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The invention is a new turbine structure having a housing that rotates. The housing has a sidewall, and turbine blades are attached to a sidewall portion. The turbine may be completely open in the center, allowing space for solids and debris to be directed out of the turbine without jamming the spinning blades/sidewall. The turbine may be placed in a generator for generation of electrical current.
Allouche; Erez (Madison, MS), Jaganathan; Arun P. (Ruston, LA)
Louisiana Tech Research Corporation (Ruston, LA)
13/ 866,133
April 19, 2013
FEDERAL FUNDING The research on aspects of this invention was undertaken under Department of Energy Contract number DE-SC0001698. The U.S. government may have rights in the invention as specified in that contract.