phase angle!

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Postby schiz0preni » Tue Feb 10, 2009 9:58 am

indeed the phase angle between displacer and power piston (Gamma type)
in essential..but,which piston should leads and which one should lags?
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phase angle!

Postby stan.hornbaker » Tue Feb 10, 2009 1:39 pm

The phase angle for Stirling engines is approximately 90+/- deg.

There is some excellent source material at:

There is an animation at:

The direction of rotation of the flywheel can be changed by switching the connecting rods positions on the cranks.

See also
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