What kind of engine is this?

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http://www.collegehumor.com/video:1916436


I've seen this on several home made "vehicles" now. It appears to be some kind of pulsejet but there are no moving parts as far as I know.
 

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Apparently some have valves, some don't. For instance the pulsejet on the V-1 was valved.

http://www.aardvark.co.nz/pjet/
 

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With its bent intake it reminds me very much on the
SNECMA Escopette, a valveless pulsejet tested in 1950
with a modified Arsenal SA.103 glider.
(photo from J.-C.Fayer, "Les Prototypes De L'Aviation Francais")
More about the principles here http://www.invention-conception.com/pulsostatique.php
 

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Can you imagine driving that thing to work? It'd definitely give the homies with their idiotic subwoofers a run for their money. On the other hand it'd probably have them swapping out the coffe cans on their exhaust pipes for pulsejets. :p
 

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