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Tests Of A Stirling-Engine Power ConverterReport describes acceptance tests of power converter consisting of pair of opposed free-piston Stirling engines driving linear alternators. Stirling engines offer potential for extremely long life, high reliability, high efficiency at low hot-to-cold temperature ratios, and relatively low heater-head temperatures.
Document ID
19950071301
Document Type
Other - NASA Tech Brief
Authors
Dochat, George (Mechanical Technology, Inc.)
Date Acquired
August 17, 2013
Publication Date
December 1, 1995
Publication Information
Publication: NASA Tech Briefs
Volume: 19
Issue: 12
ISSN: 0145-319X
Subject Category
MACHINERY
Report/Patent Number
LEW-16090
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.