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by burnit0017
Thu May 26, 2016 5:53 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: General Design Scheme for 200 W Stirling Engine
Replies: 19
Views: 13237

Re: General Design Scheme for 200 W Stirling Engine

[youtube]https://youtu.be/cYm-SpDLyZU[/youtube] Current attempt, piston 4 inch diameter, displacer 9 inch diameter, both are 3 inch stroke. Working on scotch yoke crank shaft. Gamma configuration, smaller version of this design: https://www.nmri.go.jp/eng/khirata/stirling/kiriki/yama1/300strct.html ...
by burnit0017
Wed May 25, 2016 6:43 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: General Design Scheme for 200 W Stirling Engine
Replies: 19
Views: 13237

Re: General Design Scheme for 200 W Stirling Engine

If you build a gamma engine using standard dimensions with a 6" power piston, reasonably well built with the usual attention to friction and good sealing, The output should exceed 200W. Hi, I am fabricating a large gamma. What are the standard dimensions for a 6" power piston? I am new to stirling ...
by burnit0017
Sat May 21, 2016 4:23 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Plans for large LTD with test results
Replies: 1
Views: 3064

Plans for large LTD with test results

http://www3.nd.edu/~me463d18/Files/Dere ... rmance.pdf

I am new to stirling engines and I am posting just to make the info available.

Big, basic, and affordable.
by burnit0017
Sat May 21, 2016 4:08 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Gamma not working
Replies: 66
Views: 30602

Re: Gamma not working

http://www3.nd.edu/~me463d18/Files/Dere ... rmance.pdf

I just found this,just for info, big, basic, and affordable.
by burnit0017
Mon May 09, 2016 10:40 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Gamma not working
Replies: 66
Views: 30602

Re: Gamma not working

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by burnit0017
Sun May 08, 2016 9:17 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Gamma not working
Replies: 66
Views: 30602

Re: Gamma not working

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Another failed attempt. Next I will try to reduce the size of the power bellows. Hoping to reduce the amount of compression. Suggestions welcome.
by burnit0017
Fri Apr 01, 2016 1:59 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Gamma not working
Replies: 66
Views: 30602

Re: Gamma not working

One other problem found, crank arm set screw was loose and allowed the phase to shift. Proceeding with repairs.
by burnit0017
Thu Mar 31, 2016 8:51 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Gamma not working
Replies: 66
Views: 30602

Re: Gamma not working

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I have to fix a air leak and add a tire valve so I can increase the internal pressure a small amount.
Showing signs of life....

Hot side about 600 F, cold side about 80 F.
by burnit0017
Mon Mar 28, 2016 5:20 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Gamma not working
Replies: 66
Views: 30602

Re: Gamma not working

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quick update, starting fabrication of rocket stove for heat source
by burnit0017
Wed Mar 16, 2016 6:23 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Help required on Rhombic drive.
Replies: 5
Views: 3988

Re: Help required on Rhombic drive.

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it may help
by burnit0017
Tue Mar 15, 2016 5:28 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Free piston Question
Replies: 2
Views: 3154

Free piston Question

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@ 1:09, what is meant by no dead volume inside displacer?
by burnit0017
Mon Mar 14, 2016 4:56 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Gamma not working
Replies: 66
Views: 30602

Re: Gamma not working

Bumpkin wrote: Do you have a source to more about that page?

Bumpkin
http://ir.canterbury.ac.nz/bitstream/ha ... sequence=1

maybe