Fio. 6.12. Design variants of Ericsson engines

Displacer-type Ericsson engines

Constant working volume

Variable working volume

Displacer drive by small Stirling-type piston

Discontinuous displacer drive by valve ports

External drive to displacer

Mechanical valves

Gas-operated valves

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Mechanical valves

(Gilford McMahoni

(Gilford McMahoni

Regenerative displ, with independan! piston

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The solar Stirling engine is progressively becoming a viable alternative to solar panels for its higher efficiency. Stirling engines might be the best way to harvest the power provided by the sun. This is an easy-to-understand explanation of how Stirling engines work, the different types, and why they are more efficient than steam engines.

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