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by cschwartz106
Mon May 23, 2011 2:53 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: stirling chenapan
Replies: 18
Views: 7969

Re: stirling chenapan

Congrats on finishing the engne, unfortunately I have decided to take a job with a new firm and it's purely a design house, meaning I no longer have access to any shop equipment. I'm afraid my engine will remain part built and only complete in the world of 3D CAD for the forseable future. Ahh well s...
by cschwartz106
Wed Mar 02, 2011 3:30 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: stirling chenapan
Replies: 18
Views: 7969

Re: stirling chenapan

As I was modelling it I did realise the flywheel would be better as 1 part rather than 2. Did you use brass where he's used it originally? I have easy access to ally, MS and SS but brass is a bit rarer. Going by what other people have said on these forums I'm assuming you need a close fit between pi...
by cschwartz106
Sun Feb 27, 2011 10:48 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: stirling chenapan
Replies: 18
Views: 7969

Re: stirling chenapan

Hi there, Really interested to know how you're getting on with this as I have those plans and I'm planning on making a start on them soon. I'm a (supposed) Mechanical design engineer so I've modelled the parts up with solidworks 1st to check clearances and the running of the mechanisms. However the ...
by cschwartz106
Fri Feb 25, 2011 5:50 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: "Hi...We are new here!" First posts here (or anywhere is OK)
Replies: 442
Views: 167331

Re: "Hi" We are new here!

Hi there,

Just finishing off my first Stirling and hoping to get a little advice from some of the guys on here. I'm a Mechanical Design Engineer and work in the Engine and Vehicle test industry so I may be able to offer up some advice as well!