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Massive yet Tiny Engine

An engine the size of an alternator will power a car or a personal flight pack.
An engine the size of an alternator can power a car.
The MYT (Massive Yet Tiny) Engine by inventor Raphial Morgado, is an internal combustion engine of new design the features multiple firings in one cycle, producing enormous torque in a small area.

With 40 times higher power to weight ratio, low parts count, low maintenance, high mechanical efficiency, and low pollution, the MYT™ Engine will benefit airplane, big ship, 18 wheeler, SUV, passenger car, even down to carry on power generator applications. The MYT™ Engine as a pump/compressor also exceeds existing pumps/compressors in providing massive pressure, volume, and flow, all in one unit.

The first prototype model exerts 850 cubic inches of displacement even though the size is only 14" diameter by 14" long, weighing 150 lbs, compared to 3000 lbs for a comparable engine of conventional size capable of that much power output.

In January, 2009, they announced that they are now ready to go into production, and aim to set up mechanic franchises to retrofit these engines, replacing existing engines with these smaller engines. [1]

On the side, as a hobby, Morgado is pursuing an Angel Angel Flight Pack that would enable personal flight for as long as an hour.

How it Works

The reason why the MYT Engine is so huge in displacement is because of frequent firing. It fires 16 times in one rotation, making it equivalent to 32 cylinder, four stroke engine.

The basic principle is the following. There are two disks each connected to four pistons in a toroidal cylinder. The disks rotate alternately generating the four stroke principles between the pistons. There is no need for valves since the position of the pistons allow wide open port to breathe air.

The part count is less than 25 parts even though it's 32 cylinder equivalent. (Each piston fires twice during one rotation, making total 16 firings in one main shaft rotation.) Since only the piston rings touch the cylinder wall (not piston skirts), the friction loss is very minimal. (Emhart/NASA)

The first prototype model exerts 850 cubic inches of displacement even though the size is only 14" diameter by 14" long, weighing in 150 lbs.

The MYT Engine has been tested with fuel and air motoring on our Dynamometer. The calculation of the 850 CID is the following. CID = pi * radius * radius * stroke * # of pistons (firings) = 3.14 * 1.5 * 1.5 * 3.75 * 32 = 848 cubic inches. (Emhart/NASA)

Has 100 Patents world wide.

US Patent #6739307; Ralph Gordon Morgado; May 25, 2004; Internal combustion engine and method

Internal combustion engine and method in which pistons on different rotors move relative to each other to form chambers of variable volume in a toroidal cylinder. The pistons move in stepwise fashion, with the pistons on one rotor traveling a predetermined distance while the pistons on the other rotor remain substantially stationary. Fuel is drawn into a chamber as one of the pistons defining the chamber moves away from the other, and then compressed as the second piston moves toward the first. Combustion of the fuel drives the first piston away from the second, and the spent gases are then expelled from the chamber by the second piston moving again toward the first. An output shaft is connected to the rotors in such manner that the shaft rotates continuously while the rotors and pistons move in their stepwise fashion.

Fuel Economy

In a phone interview on May 1, 2006 and subsequent email, Jin K. Kim, Ph.D, Managing Member, Angel Labs, LLC said that the design of the engine is such that there is a "long dwell time at top dead center." This means that there is a much higher chance that all of the fuel is ignited, resulting in achieving "very close to 100% theoretical efficiency."

"For Gasoline engine, the theoretical efficiency is about 30%; and for Diesel, it's somewhere aroune 50%. The MYT Engine fuel efficiency will reach that theoretical efficiency, whatever that is, due to virtually no friction and very long dwell at TDC.

"One more factor is much higher mechanical efficiency due to radically small number of components. (only 20 parts vs. thousands.)"

-- Sterling D. Allan (SilverThunder 02:14, 2 May 2006 (EDT))

Sized os 2" up to 5' model has been designed. For example, 4.5" model features 2.4 litre cubic inches displacement (size of Formula 1 racing engine) weighing only 35 lbs.

* Low weight
* Can burn multiple fuels
* Can run on compressed air
* Fewer moving parts
* No reciprocating parts. They move in one direction.
* High RPM potential
o No cylinder heads, no camshaft, no valves


The application of the MYT Engine is in all kinds of transportations, automobiles, trucks, airplanes, ships, and distributed and stationary power generations. The MYT Engine with four more ports also works as air motor, air and liquid pump, and air and liquid compressor, with positive displacement, high volume, and high flow.

See  http://www.angellabsllc.com/application.html
A Renewable Vision

Quoting from  http://www.angellabsllc.com/Scenario.html

And here is the scenario:

The Mighty Pumps can pump the sea water for desalination

The Mighty Pumps can pump the water thru pipeline to Deserts and turn the Deserts into Farm lands to grow Palm Trees, Coconuts, Soybeans, etc.

Bio Fuel extracted from Palms, Coconuts, Soybeans, etc.can fuel the Mighty Engine, hooked up to a generator to generate electricity

Automobiles with the Mighty Engine can run on Bio Fuel Industry can be powered by the Mighty Engine using Bio Fuel with better fuel economy and less pollution

Radical new designs of Automobiles, Ships, and Airplanes are imminent with the Mighty Engine running Bio Fuel Earth gets less polluted, while industry runs with renewable Bio Fuel which never runs out

Farm Lands on Earth can now grow our own Fuel We won't be at the mercy of foreign oil suppliers any more.

Inventor Raphial Morgado

"I have granted 100+ inventions accumulated over the last 22 years of my life that cover land, sea, and air, to Angel Labs, LLC." [2]

He has a lot more up his sleeve.
Angel Labs LLC

Angel Labs was formed to provide the most efficient, precise, quickest way to develop and launch the inventions by Raphial Morgado.

"Angel Labs will apply modern computational techniques, including finite element analysis, thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, structural analysis, etc., for ultra fast product turnaround. The end products will help preserve environments, will be inexpensive to produce, safer to use, and will be designed to require lower maintenance.

"Angel Labs is composed of inventors, scientists, Engineers, business managers, computer technicians, programmers, machinists, Engine experts, patent attorneys, business consultants etc." [3]
Angel Flight Pack to tackle last frontier of aviation

Because of its ultra small and light size-to-power relationship, the Massive Yet Tiny engine is an ideal candidate for making personal flight packs, typically called 'jetpacks', a practical reality. Coming soon?
"The last frontier of aviation that hasn't been met yet. I have the technology to do this."

-- Raphial Morgado; Jan. 16, 2009

by Sterling D. Allan
Pure Energy Systems News
Copyright © 2009

Last Monday I interviewed Raphial Morgado, inventor of the Massive Yet Tiny engine. After two years of silence, he announced on our show that his company, Angel Labs LLC is ready to go into production with their engine design, to retrofit existing vehicles.

He made the astonishing assertion that the power-to-size ratio, or energy density of his engine is so high that the engine size needed to retrofit an SUV would be a little larger than an alternator -- tiny in comparison -- even while having essentially the same cubic inch cylinder displacement. The resulting vehicle would have better performance, while achieving the mileage of a Prius.

And he is not talking out of some dream state. He has received some four million dollars and built several prototypes and has demonstrated them to thousands of people. In 2006 he won first place in the "Create the Future" contest by NASA-Emhart's Tech Briefs, competing against the likes of Boeing, Xerox, Caterpillar, Ford, GE, and other industry heavyweights.
Inventor, Raphial Morgado, stands between a conventional engine and his engine that has comparable power output. See comparison page on site.
Inventor, Raphial Morgado, stands between a conventional engine and his engine that has comparable power output.

He said his phone has been ringing continuously since our interview, with investor interests, CEOs, and others wanting to help out. He may have a few wrinkles to iron out in his business model, but the technology is amazing and well worth the interest it is generating.

But if you think that is exciting, wait until you hear what else he has up his sleeve.

When you can get the weight and size down so small while keeping the power up, all kinds of possibilities open up that previously were not available. One of those is personal flight capabilities.

I was asking him if he saw our feature page about the Terrafugia Transition® flying car.

He responded, "That's not a 'flying car,' it is a 'roadable aircraft'. People have been doing that for fifty years." He explained that a flying car needs to be able to take off and land vertically, which takes a lot more power. He also explained the "ground effect" that makes it easier to fly helicopter-like craft near the ground because they have something to push against.

He said he approached the people at Muller Skycar about his engine that would make their objective much easier to achieve. But they never responded.

But he hasn't let that stop him. During his spare time, as a "hobby", he works on a jetpack type of application in which a thruster system with his engine and a turbine would be strapped to a person's back like a backpack and would enable them to go airborne -- and not just for a few seconds, but as long as an hour, he predicts.

Because of the weight of conventional systems, the longest anyone has been able to stay airborne with a personal flight pack has been around 21 seconds.

If you can be airborne for up to an hour between refueling, now you have a practical device that can be used for personal transportation -- like in the Jetsons.

"Since earliest times, man has wanted to fly. Now he will be able to," said Morgado.

He says his systems will be comprised of two 3.5-inch diameter engines, one for backup, that would power a counter-rotating turbofan engine. "It would be practical and safe, with redundancy built in."

"Because it is classified as light weight, you don't need FAA approval, as long as you're flying under air traffic heights."

"It could happen this year", Morgado said, though quick to add again that this is a "hobby" project of his, and that his main focus is to be able to retrofit existing vehicle engines with his tiny engine. For that project, he says he'll need $10 million to build a pilot production facility. The reason the price is so low, relative to other engine manufacturing paradigms, is because of the simplicity of his design. It doesn't take nearly so much to build.

While the technology might be straightforward, one person I talked to wondered about all the bureaucratic hoops he'll have to jump through -- the licensing, certifying, safety testing -- which could cost $10 million itself.

But Morgado is an inventive optimist, with a lot of talented people offering their input. The odds are good that he will somehow pull this off.

Watch videoIronically, while he hasn't yet secured the funding to go into production with his engine, he does have funding to pursue what he calls the "Angel Flight Pack." But to him, this Segway of the Sky is fun, but would not have the planetary impact that his engine as a retrofit would have. It could profoundly reduce our footprint on the planet, save money on fuel, eliminate our dependence on oil from unfriendly countries and controlling interest -- all while creating around 2-3 million jobs. At least that is what he envisions.

And that isn't all that he has up his sleeve.

The military has been one to show some of the greatest interest in Morgado's technology and has wanted to keep him busy building their systems alone. But he insists on also providing these technologies to the public.

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Oh, Gee.... 26.Jan.2009 09:34

Exile portlander_in_exile@yahoo.com

Blah, blah, blah, grumble, water engine, sterling heat engine, stupid laws of thermodynamics........

Just stop. Please. We don't need an alternative car. We need an alternative to the car. Just knock it all off. We need to change our cities, and our way of life. There is no viable alternative. We've heard all the claims of the automobile replacement, and they've always failed to solve the problem, of our car-addiction.

Start investing in light rail, interuban rail, and stop building sprawl. Invest in bicycle infrastructure. Enough with the snake oil.