Design concepts of a new generation reciprocating steam engine

Heron T.A.E. and Bullock K.J. (1985). Design concepts of a new generation reciprocating steam engine. In: SAE Technical Papers. International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, MI, (). February 25, 1985-March 1, 1985. doi:10.4271/850032

Author Heron T.A.E.
Bullock K.J.
Title of paper Design concepts of a new generation reciprocating steam engine
Conference name International Congress and Exposition
Conference location Detroit, MI
Conference dates February 25, 1985-March 1, 1985
Proceedings title SAE Technical Papers
Journal name SAE Technical Papers
Publication Year 1985
Sub-type Fully published paper
DOI 10.4271/850032
Open Access Status
Total pages 1
Abstract/Summary Internal combustion engines require high cost good quality liquid fuel. To some extent this has been a great incentive to investigate external combustion engines, capable of burning a wide range of alternative fuels. Much research has been directed towards the Stirling cycle engine, and to some degree the U.S. automotive steam development programme has introduced new techniques in the design and operation of highly efficient compact boilers and condensers. However, the full potential of the "Rankine cycle" has not been reached because the main component of the power plant, the expander, has been designed using traditional technique. This paper presents concepts for design of a new generation compact non-oil lubricated, high temperature, reheat steam engine with high part-load thermal efficiency.
Subjects 2203 Philosophy
2213 Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
2310 Pollution
2209 Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Q-Index Code E1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Unknown

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