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Help Needed For Project: Solar Stirling Engine

Question asked by devesh9749 in #Coffee Room on Feb 23, 2008
devesh9749
devesh9749 · Feb 23, 2008
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hi everyone.. i am a 2nd yr. engg. student. i am making a solar stirling engine for my college project. actually i want to run a fan using solar powered stirling engine. i hav already made the stirling engine .the only problem that i am now facing is to concentrate the solar heat. i am thinking about using parabolic mirror to concentrate solar heat but since it concentrates along a focal line so i am unable to think how to use it. i also dont want to use any fluid as heat collector like water. can i heat a metal rod using a parabolic mirror and clamp it to the hot side of the engine . Posted in: #Coffee Room
avenir.jim
avenir.jim · Nov 18, 2008
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your using parabolic mirror to concentrate the solar heat. so it concentrates along a focal line. some times you can heat a metal rod using a parabolic mirror and clamp. for more information visit the site Coal to Liquids - Gas to Liquids - Linc Energy - Fueling Our Future
antuntun
antuntun · Apr 2, 2009
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hi, devesh9749, I am also a student and am working on a similar project (solar stirling) so I would like to know if You had found out the answer to your question regarding calculations or anything of practical importance as it would be very helpfull...Thank You

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