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by Ecosse
Mon May 02, 2016 5:30 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Does the stirling engine have a future in competing with IC engines?
Replies: 10
Views: 4845

Re: Does the stirling engine have a future in competing with IC engines?

i'm interested in whether a sterling is suitable for a bicycle application. i've seen youtube video of experimental transportation and watercraft but wonder the degree of practical use. of course 'practical' can be a bit subjective.
by Ecosse
Mon May 02, 2016 10:07 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: "Hi...We are new here!" First posts here (or anywhere is OK)
Replies: 437
Views: 137808

Re: "Hi...We are new here!" First posts here (or anywhere is OK)

Hi! I did post a separate intro but will recap here. I'm new to hot air/Sterling engines but do have a background in mechanical things, fixing and tinkering. While considering a small steam engine for a motorized bicycle the Sterling is very intriguing and may be a more desirable solution if I can f...
by Ecosse
Mon May 02, 2016 9:57 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: New guy introduction
Replies: 0
Views: 6478

New guy introduction

I want to express my appreciation for being accepted to the group. I'm new to hot air engines and look forward to entering the rabbit hole of catching up on forum posts in the near future. I already have discovered a free download book by Andy Ross "Making Stirling Engines" and any advice about this...