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by WildBillCody
Tue Oct 25, 2016 2:36 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Is there a perfect ratio between cylinder size.
Replies: 7
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Re: Is there a perfect ratio between cylinder size.

I just read over that page, very informative, one thing that comes to mind, the tube that runs from the top of the diffuser cylinder to the power cylinder, what diameter should that be? I'm thinking the bigger the better for easier transfer of air?
by WildBillCody
Thu Oct 20, 2016 1:24 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Is there a perfect ratio between cylinder size.
Replies: 7
Views: 6049

Is there a perfect ratio between cylinder size.

I'm going to build a Gamma, What size should my power cylinder be compared to my displacer cylinder? I would think you would want a bigger displacer. Also is there a perfect size tube diameter between the two. I am shooting for a 10" flywheel, I am also planning on it powering it's own water pump to...
by WildBillCody
Mon Oct 17, 2016 10:59 am
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: "Hi...We are new here!" First posts here (or anywhere is OK)
Replies: 442
Views: 191917

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

Alexandr, your English is way better than my Russian :) Hi, Mike from the US, I just found out about Stirling engines about two months ago, I have made three so far from soda cans, I really want to make a bigger one and I am on the lookout for supplies. I have always loved steam engines and the old ...