Radial solenoid engine – electric motors of a different kind

The conception, design, fabrication and operation of an electric motor powered by solenoids.  Most electric motors use either one electromagnetic coil interacting with a magnet, or two coils interacting with each other.  This design uses a solenoid — an electromagnetic coil that propels a shaft one way or another — to drive a central drive shaft.



About David Herron

David Herron is a writer and software engineer living in Silicon Valley. He primarily writes about electric vehicles, clean energy systems, climate change, peak oil and related issues. When not writing he indulges in software projects and is sometimes employed as a software engineer. David has written for sites like PlugInCars and TorqueNews, and worked for companies like Sun Microsystems and Yahoo.

Leave a Reply