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by cbstirling2
Sun Dec 18, 2016 8:28 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Heater & Regenerator Design
Replies: 60
Views: 26051

Re: Heater & Regenerator Design

Shouldn't the hot and cold sides of the displacer cylinder be electrically insulated?? That would reduce conductance of heat...
by cbstirling2
Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:45 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: Curious about the Willstead model engine (vs Bohm vs others)
Replies: 6
Views: 4194

Curious about the Willstead model engine (vs Bohm vs others)

A few years I got a Bohm Stirling model and was not happy with its performance. It ran but after a while it would heat up and quit running in short order. It seems like a bad design (an older version of http://www.en.boehm-stirling.com/hb26.html ). To my newbie eyes, it appears that the hot side con...
by cbstirling2
Sat Dec 17, 2016 10:14 pm
Forum: Stirling and "Hot Air" Engine Forum
Topic: "Hi...We are new here!" First posts here (or anywhere is OK)
Replies: 440
Views: 159543

Re: "Hi...We are new here!" First posts here (or anywhere is OK)

Hello,
My name is Chris and I am technically minded, but I am mainly here for curiosity.