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Steam & Stirling: Engines You Can Build

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Relaxation is found in many forms. While some find it in the wide open spaces of the great outdoors, others are discovering it measured in thousandths and tens of thousandths of an inch in cozy home workshops.

To this latter group. Steam and Stirling Engines You Can Build provides direction for the experienced and instruction for the novice in the fast-growing ranks of Amateur Machinists. The projects presented have been built by men from all walks of life and were designed by hobbyists from an equally broad span of devotees who enjoy model engineering as a fascinating and extremely satisfying past time.

If you presently do not have a home workshop, you can start off with Andrew Sprague's Hand-Tool Steam Engines wich can be built with the inexpensive hand tools found in almost any home or apartment. Many Live Steam Projects have been built using a small electric hand drill as a lathe. Even if space precludes a separate room for a workshop, small-capacity metal-working machinery is available that can be set up on a kitchen table and stored away in a closet or cabinet when not in use. If you want to include some of the large projects, consider enrolling in a night-school class where adequate facilites are available.

The two main requirements necessary to get you into the Live Steam Hobby are (1) decide and (2) begin!

Table of Contents

Book one offers complete drawings and building instructions for twelve engines, including the very popular Rider-Ericsson hot air engine. Hardbound 8 1/2 x 11. In the book you will find the chapters on:
  • Stationary Steam Plant
  • An Unusual Steam Engine
  • Half-Horse Marine Engine
  • A Brief Prelude
  • Moriya
  • A Steam Turbine
  • Hand-Tool Steam Engine
  • A Word About Metrics
  • Variations On A Theme
  • Bijou
  • Thimble Power Plant
  • Minikin
  • Opposed Piston Steam Engine
  • Hot Air Pumping Engine
  • V-4 Oscillating Cylinder Engine

Product Details

ISBN:
9780914104063
Author:
Fitt, William C.
Publisher:
Wildwood Publications
Location:
Traverse City, Mich. :
Subject:
Steam engines
Subject:
Stirling engines.
Subject:
Stirling engines -- Models.
Series Volume:
no. 21
Publication Date:
c1980
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
vii, 160 p.

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