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US20130145759 LOW COST AND HIGHER EFFICIENCY POWER PLANT  
A power plant includes a closed loop, supercritical carbon dioxide system (CLS-CO2 system). The CLS-CO2 system includes a turbine-generator and a high temperature recuperator (HTR) that is...
US20110266813 Heat engine for converting low temperature energy to electricity  
The disclosure relates to heat engines that operate using low temperature differentials. A Stirling engine is modified to provide a new heat engine that has no contained working fluid. The new...
US20100064682 Thermal Energy Recovery System  
A thermal energy recovery system. The system includes a Stirling engine having a burner thermal energy output. Also, a superheater mechanism for heating the thermal energy output and an expansion...
US20120151912 HEAT ENGINE REGENERATOR AND STIRLING ENGINE USING THE REGENERATOR  
A regenerator, for use in a heat engine, configured to receive and store heat from a high-temperature gas flowing from a high-temperature space into the regenerator, and to provide the heat to a...
US20090056328 Micro Generator System  
The present invention relates to a micro generator system which uses temperature difference (about 5˜10° C.) between skin and outside environment to allow an engine to drive microfluid flow as...
US20090241536 Stirling Engine Having a Rotary Power Piston in a Chamber that Rotates with the Output Drive  
A power piston mechanism for a Stirling cycle engine for operation with a Stirling engine regenerator gas system, including an outer body having a chamber rotatably carried therein on a chamber...
US20150152808 SOLAR AIR CONDITIONING HEAT PUMP WITH MINIMIZED DEAD VOLUME  
A method and apparatus that reduces the dead volume in a heat engine or heat pump, such as a duplex Stirling or Vuilleumier cycle device, by nesting the components of the displacer and regenerator...
US20120272643 Solar Air Conditioning Heat Pump with Minimized Dead Volume  
A method and apparatus that reduces the dead volume in a heat engine or heat pump, such as a duplex Stirling or Vuilleumier cycle device, by nesting the components of the displacer and regenerator...
US20100011760 Hydraulic heat engine utilizing heat of compression and having independent control loop  
A high performance modular heat engine is presented that uses a highly pressurized working gas and hydraulic fluid within a pipeline or flow circuit to produce power hydraulically. It does this by...
US20120255296 AIR MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR AIR HYBRID ENGINE  
Systems and related methods are disclosed that generally involve adjusting the temperature of an air mass to improve the efficiency of an air hybrid engine. In one embodiment, an air management...
US20110088386 CONFIGURATIONS OF A STIRLING ENGINE AND HEAT PUMP  
A configuration of heat engine, a stirling engine, is presented that utilizes an even number of axially opposed, axially aligned cylinders and that can be made using almost unlimited variations in...
US20090071153 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ENERGY STORAGE AND RECOVERY  
Disclosed herein is a system for generating energy, comprising a first heat exchanger in communication with a first heat source; wherein the first heat exchanger contacts a transfer fluid that...
US20100139262 4-Cycle Stirling Machine with Two Double-Piston Units  
A 4-cycle Stirling engine is for carrying out thermal power processes or heat power and cold and heat pumping processes with two double piston units which move with a phase offset to each other.
US20110107757 STIRLING ENGINE  
The invention relates to a Stirling engine, including at least one cylinder in which two pistons are arranged which move counter to one another, with each piston being connected by means of a...
US20090119898 Method of assembling the head of a stirling machine  
A method of assembling the head of a Stirling machine. Two sets of fins are fixed within the head casing. At least one regenerator element is passed through a central opening in the fins and is...
US20120159945 STIRLING ENGINE  
The present invention provides a Stirling engine capable of effectively recovering heat from exhaust gas flowing through a flue, and connecting a heating portion 10 and a regeneration portion 5...
US20110232257 DEVICE PRODUCING ENERGY  
A device and method for producing a reformate fuel from a hydrocarbon gas source. The invention enables the conversion of a dilute hydrocarbon gas into a more easily consumable reformate fuel....
US20140007570 High Efficiency Combustor and Closed-Cycle Heat Engine Interface  
A powering system includes an engine having a first side and an interface for providing heat to the first side of the engine. The interface includes a combustor having a combustion chamber...
US20150211440 DEVICE FOR COMPRESSING A GASEOUS FLUID  
A modular device for compressing gaseous fluid includes a first stage with a first hot chamber, a second cold chamber, a piston assembly separating the first and second chambers inside a main...
US20110232277 DEVICE FOR REFORMING A VOC GAS  
A device and method for producing a reformate fuel from a hydrocarbon gas source. The invention enables the conversion of a dilute hydrocarbon gas into a more easily consumable reformate fuel....
US20100186405 HEAT ENGINE AND METHOD OF OPERATION  
A closed cycle heat engine is provided. The heat engine includes first and second expansion pistons that are fluidly coupled to a heater. The expansion pistons are also fluidly and operably...
US20090056329 Heat engine  
A high-temperature side power piston (37) and a low-temperature side power piston (39), respectively demarcating a high-temperature space (45) and a low-temperature space (47), brings about...
US20120159943 STIRLING CYCLE TRANSDUCER FOR CONVERTING BETWEEN THERMAL ENERGY AND MECHANICAL ENERGY  
The apparatus includes a housing, a compression chamber disposed in the housing and having at least a first interface operable to vary a volume of the compression chamber, an expansion chamber...
US20120159944 STIRLING ENGINE AND METHOD OF REMOVING INPURITIES IN A HEAT-TRANSFER TUBE GROUP IN A POWER DEVICE OR A POWER-GENERATING DEVICE WHICH USES A STIRLING ENGINE  
The present invention provides a Stirling engine capable of effectively recovering heat from exhaust gas flowing through a flue 42, and capable of connecting a heating portion 10 and a...
US20110219763 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR EFFICIENT PUMPING OF HIGH-PRESSURE FLUIDS FOR ENERGY STORAGE AND RECOVERY  
In various embodiments, a mechanical assembly and/or storage vessel is fluidly coupled to a circulation apparatus for receiving pressurized heat-transfer fluid from an outlet at a first elevated...
US20130239564 STIRLING CYCLE TRANSDUCER APPARATUS  
A communication passage in a Stirling cycle transducer includes a cylindrical shaped thermal regenerator providing flow paths aligned with a regenerator cylindrical axis for providing periodic gas...
US20100192566 Engine for Utilizing Thermal Energy to Generate Electricity  
Disclosed are systems and methods for generating power. The system includes a sealed chamber, a displacer located inside the chamber, a magnetic mechanism to actuate the displacer, and a linear...
US20100139263 PISTON ENGINE  
A Stirling engine has a fluid passage that connects a low temperature-side actuating fluid space and a crankcase inner space, and a passage opening/closing valve that is provided in the fluid...
US20100223924 HEAT ENGINE APPARATUS AND METHOD  
A heat engine apparatus for use in association with a borehole and a method of operating a heat engine in association with a borehole. The apparatus includes a first heat exchanger assembly in...
US20170030295 STIRLING CYCLE ENGINE  
Provided is a thermally efficient Stirling cycle engine including: a casing; a cylinder housed within the casing; a piston reciprocatable inside said cylinder; a displacer reciprocatable with a...
US20170002767 REGENERATOR FOR A THERMAL CYCLE ENGINE  
The regenerator has a central axis. The regenerator has a multitude of web layers wound around the central axis. The web layers are formed by two or more metal fiber or metal wire having webs...
US20160237947 REGENERATOR FOR AN EXTERNAL HEAT ENGINE  
There is described a regenerator (5) for an external heat engine, in particular for a Stirling engine, which is adapted for being mounted in the passageway for a working fluid moving from the hot...
US20160146152 DEVICE FOR THERMAL COMPRESSION OF A GASEOUS FLUID  
A device for compressing a gaseous fluid includes a first chamber thermally coupled with a hot source, a second chamber thermally coupled with a cold source, a movable piston moved by a rod, and a...
US20160025036 Coolant Penetrating Cold-End Pressure Vessel  
An improvement is provided to a pressurized close-cycle machine that has a cold-end pressure vessel and is of the type having a piston undergoing reciprocating linear motion within a cylinder...
US20150315997 Valved Stirling Engine with Improved Efficiency  
A Stirling engine can take advantage of adiabatic compression (which heats working gas leaving the cold cylinder) and adiabatic expansion (which cools working gas leaving the hot cylinder) to...
US20110030367 LINEAR MULTI-CYLINDER STIRLING CYCLE MACHINE  
An improved method and system for removing blockage from hydrocarbon transfer conduits (108). An apparatus and methods for cleaning a hydrocarbon transfer conduit is disclosed whereby a laser head...
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