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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616

Design And Fabrication Of Low Cost Stirling Engine For Low Duty Industrial Applications

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Dinesh.K, Gowtham Raj.R, Naresh.M, Rakesh.N, Sriram.R



Index Terms: Design, Manufacturing, Material selection, further scope, Industrial applications, Cost.



Abstract: In recent year's usage of energy is very high. Researches are being done to find alternative sources for energy. There are many ways by which modifying existing techniques will help to reduce the usage. The paper proposes the way to build and utilize the low cost Stirling engine for the green energy applications. The research on Stirling engine is being increased, many inventions reveals the suitability of engine for low power applications that includes an alternative for motors in industries. As it knows that Stirling engine has closer theoretical Carnot cycle efficiency. This theoretical efficiency of engine provides an alternative for various industrial low duty applications. Finally this paper will outline theoretical background of Stirling cycle; various design parameters, innovative use of fabrication works and industrial implementation ways. The design process involves the design of cylinders, its mass flow rate, amount of heat addition, heat rejection, efficiency and many more. These sub design parameters helps in finding out power outcome of the engine. The fabricated work involves usage of available materials in and around effectively. As a result final assembly of the engine meets the objective.



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