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The Myth of the High-Efficiency External-Combustion Stirling Engine

Author(s): Paul H. Riley ABSTRACT The reported discrepancy between theory and experiment for external combustion Stirling engines is explained by the addition of thermal resistance of the combustion gasses to the standard Carnot model. In these cases, the Stirling engine … Continue reading

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