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I 'M UNSURE why everybody is obsessed with hoverboards, however they are. Maybe would might just blame Back to the Future II and the scene where Marty McFly utilized one. Personally, I am still just waiting for my flying car.
In case you have not been focusing, there are 3 various working hoverboards that actually exist. Here is an evaluation of the physics of these 3 various boards.
I think this is the design that is the most like exactly what we would expect of a hoverboard. It's basically simply a small helicopter, except you stand on top of the rotors instead of sitting underneath them.
For all hoverboards, you need some upward force to press versus the gravitational force. For the Omni hoverboard, this upward force is from the air.
If you do not believe this flies like a hoverboard, I don't think you will discover anything much better. As you can see in the video above, the Omni hoverboard can fly over water or land.
Where does it fail? The Omni hoverboard has 2 significant flaws. Is the flight time. Since this is essentially like an electrical powered quadcopter, it requires a battery. Batteries are heavy, so you can just power the propellers for a number of minutes of flight time. Second, this thing looks super hazardous. What if you crash into a pedestrian standing on the ground? Would it eliminate that human or simply seriously injure them?
The Hendo hoverboard came out a long time in 2015. It might not be much like the one in Back to the Future II, however at least Tony Hawk rode it. It appears Hawk is helping with the next version of the hoverboard.
How does it work? The Hendo engine utilizes electromagnets that produce changing electromagnetic fields to engage with a conducting surface area. Basically when these electromagnets change the magnetic field that produces an electric present in the metal surface beneath the hoverboard. This electric present then produces its own electromagnetic field to repel the hoverboard electromagnets. The idea appears uncomplicated, it's challenging to get it to work in genuine life.
Why is it awesome? It's clearly a skateboard that hovers. That's quite incredible.
The primary issue with this hoverboard is that it just hovers over a carrying out surface area. If you put this over water, the electromagnets would still make altering magnetic fields but without an electrical conductor below it there would be no repulsion.
The Lexus hoverboard original
Yes, it holds true. Lexus made a hoverboard. It truly works too. I'm still not exactly sure why they did it.
How does it work? Once again, this hoverboard uses magnetic fields. Rather of changing magnetic fields from an electromagnet, the Lexus hoverboard utilizes superconductors.
Why is it incredible? This board is incredible because it's much smaller sized than either the Hendo or the Omni hoverboard (a minimum of in the meantime). It looks the most like a skateboard that also hovers.
Where does it fail? Similar to the Hendo, this board likewise needs a special surface area to ride it on. It does not work over water or any other surface area that doesn't already have magnets embedded in the ground. Another downside is the superconducting magnets. Superconductors need to be extremely cold in order to have the levitating properties. This suggests that you have to include something like liquid nitrogen (-320 F or 77K) to keep them cold. You can see the water vapor condensing in the air from the extremely cold magnets. That offers a cool look but you would have to keep including liquid nitrogen as you ride.
I think we are still awaiting the best hoverboard.