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An Experimental Study on LTD Stirling Engine (MM-7) for the Development of TM Electric Conversion System

TM발전변환기 개발을 위한 저온도차 스털링엔진(MM-7)의 성능실측 연구

Kim, Yeongmin;Chen, Kuan;Chun, Wongee
김영민;콴첸;천원기

  • Received : 2016.02.22
  • Accepted : 2016.03.21
  • Published : 2016.03.31

Abstract

This study has been carried out to develop TM (Thermal to Mechanical) conversion systems for electric power generation using one of the Low Temperature Differential (LTD) Stirling engines called MM-7 capable of harnessing low temperature waste heat whose temperature is only $20{\sim}30^{\circ}C$ above the ambient. Measurements were made on the torque and rpm for a number of temperature differentials between the engine hot and cold ends, which could be effectively applied in developing the most suitable configuration for the high performance TM (Thermal to Mechanical) conversion system.

Keywords

Low Temperature Waste Heat;Stirling Engine;Thermal to Mechanical Energy Electric Conversion System

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Acknowledgement

Supported by : 제주대학교