Stirling Engine

Purpose

To demonstrate a Stirling engine.
 

Equipment

Stirling engine, gas burner, engine accessories.

 

Setup Time

5 min.
 

    Images

    i5-32

    Description

    Heating the heat sink on the engine starts the flywheel rotating. It may take a minute or so, and need a bit of a push.
     

    References

    Stirling Cycle Engine, Owner's Manual, Model 1. Andy Ross, Stirling Cycle Engines, Published by Solar Engines, Phoenix, 1977.