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Introduction to Stirling Engines

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An Introduction to Stirling Engines covers the subject of hot air engines and their modern counterparts from the beginning. The book starts with the elementary ideas that underly all heat engines and builds up to clear explanations of how all Stirling engines work with many illustrations of old, new and experimental engines. Anyone interested in engines will find something new in this fresh account of the Stirling. The beginner will see revealed a clean and quiet power source that can run on any fuel or heat source and be put to work on a variety of tasks from pumping water to powering cars. The student will find a clear explanation of the basic physics of these engines. The model builder will find many new ideas and subjects for miniature engine projects. And the expert engineer will find accurate general technical coverage and references for further information.

About the Author

The author, James R. Senft, is a university professor with over two decades of research experience in heat enignes. He has written and lectured extensively on Stirling enignes, and served as consultant to universities, laboratories and industrial organizations working on engine development. Dr.Senft also enjoys building working models of Stirling engines.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780965245500
Publisher:
Moriya Press
Copyright:
Publication Date:
2000
Binding:
Trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
80

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