Stirling engine operating at low temperature difference

  title={Stirling engine operating at low temperature difference},
  author={Alejandro Romanelli},
  journal={arXiv: Statistical Mechanics},
  • A. Romanelli
  • Published 10 March 2020
  • Engineering, Physics
  • arXiv: Statistical Mechanics
The paper develops the dynamics and thermodynamics of Stirling engines that run with temperature differences below 100 0C. The working gas pressure is analytically expressed using an alternative thermodynamic cycle. The shaft dynamics is studied using its rotational equation of motion. It is found that the initial volumes of the cold and hot working gas play a non-negligible role in the functioning of the engine. 
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