Solar Steam Engine
Name: clay fowlkes
Date: Around 1993
My friends and I are working on a science project about the solar steam
engine. I have plans for building one, but I also have doubts as to if it
will work or not. I was hoping to get a professional opinion.
I do not know of any steam engines powered by the sun (which is not to say
that it cant be done). However, the engines that I have seen that have been
solar powered are air standard Stirling cycles. You can read about Stirling
cycles in any undergraduate college thermodynamics textbook. I would
encourage you to consider the Stirling cycle.
david r munoz
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