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Ltd engine?

Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:28 am
by Mr Scott
Hello, I am posting my first question. I'm new here. I want to know if a 2 kw engine would be really large if it were ambient temperature difference and 3x atmosphere pressure? I would like to build a small boat using the difference between the air and water temperature and not need to make it to big or use expensive material. Mr Scott

Re: Ltd engine?

Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 5:41 pm
by Trevor
Hi Mr Scott
The size of an LTD engine you are speaking of would be around 2 to 3 mtrs Diameter. Here is a link for you to have a look at. It is Sunpulse Engine around 1.5kW at Tamera Village.
Trev

Re: Ltd engine?

Posted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:05 pm
by Mr Scott
Thanks, but would someone be able to make one themselves? How much would it cost? Scott

Re: Ltd engine?

Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:03 am
by Trevor
Yes you can. If you look under utube SunPulse they give you the plans basically for doing it. I would expect it to be costly, especially the heating of the oil and or water.
Here is the links - -

Trevor

Re: Ltd engine?

Posted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 4:12 am
by Trevor
Also Mr Scott, look at Hutch687 on the forum - listed just a couple doen the line
Trev

2 KWh LTD Stirling Engine
by Hutch687 ยป Fri Jan 27, 2017 4:21 am