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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. November 2008, 130(4): 041001.
Published Online: September 4, 2008
...Richard B. Diver; James E. Miller; Mark D. Allendorf; Nathan P. Siegel; Roy E. Hogan Thermochemical cycles are a type of heat engine that utilize high-temperature heat to produce chemical work. Like their mechanical work producing counterparts, their efficiency depends on the operating temperature...
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Research Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2008, 130(1): 011001.
Published Online: December 28, 2007
... and using some of the wasted energy and therefore increasing the overall efficiency of the solar conversion. Several paths of solar polygeneration are investigated: both thermal and photovoltaic receivers, with use of the waste heat to generate additional electricity by a heat engine, a direct use as heat...
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Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. February 2004, 126(1): 661–667.
Published Online: February 12, 2004
...Terence I. Quickenden; Kathryn M. Hindmarsh; Kean-Guan Teoh The Minto engine is a liquid piston heat engine that converts heat energy into mechanical energy. Evaporation of the heated, volatile working fluid pushes it upwards against gravity. This causes the device to tip over and rotate. A 500 mm...
Topics: Engines
Journal Articles
Publisher: ASME
Article Type: Technical Papers
J. Sol. Energy Eng. May 2003, 125(2): 212–217.
Published Online: May 8, 2003
... SOCIETY OF MECHANICAL ENGINEERS for publication in the ASME JOURNAL OF SOLAR ENERGY ENGINEERING . Manuscript received by the ASME Solar Energy Division, July 2001; final revision, Dec. 2002. Associate Editor: V. Mei. 01 July 2001 01 Dec 2002 08 05 2003 heat exchangers heat...