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I know very little about this process, but have posted it here for reference and interest.


There is a new energy technology which does not rely on fossil fuels, or refined fuels, and does not emit greenhouse gases. (See note below).


The technology, Cavitation-Ignition Bubble Combustion (CIBC), has been analyzed by scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and NASA’s John Glenn Research Center, who have verified that the technology is feasible.


Also, NASA verified that this energy could be produced without emitting any greenhouse gases. (Note: Greenhouse gases are produced, but not emitted.)


This technology gives us a new class of engines that has a higher peak (bubble) temperature than internal combustion engines or diesels, therefore, producing a greater thermodynamic efficiency.


As diesel engines already have a higher thermodynamic efficiency than gasoline internal combustion engines (Otto cycle), the potential is that the CIBC engine would now be the highest thermodynamic efficiency automotive engine to date.


This new technology is capable of powering automobiles, farm equipment, generating electricity and a host of other applications. This technology can use any type of oil produced and/or manufactured including seed oils, grain oils, vegetable oils, used motor oil, used oil from McDonalds, and a host of others, all in an unrefined state.


The engine has very few moving parts, requires no exotic materials, and is inexpensive to manufacture and operate. Any type of grain oil like corn, soybean, peanut, etc. can be used in lieu of fossil fuel.


The oil proper is not burned.


A very small vapor/air bubble entrained in the oil is burned. The oil simply acts as a carrier of the bubble.

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We need a link to judge it. It will burn fuel, because any engine requires chemical energy to produce heat, some of which is then turned into work. As you point out, the higher the peak temperature, the greater the work that can be extracted from a given amount of heat - but you do still require that heat. Heat does not appear miraculously in bubbles. When there is a flow of heat, there is an increase in entropy (entropy is defined in terms of heat flow: dq=t.ds). An increase in entropy requires some kind of disintigration or decomposition to occur. This may be water falling, or fuel burning, or sand falling in a glass, or whatever.


This appears to be a new combustion technology rather than a new engine. So there will be the existing problems of fuel supply and aerial pollution. There is nothing in your description to explain why this engine would not emit CO2.

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