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How Stirling Engines Work

How Stirling Engines Work

The Stirling engine is a heat engine that is vastly different from the internal-combustion engine in your car. A Stirling engine uses the Stirling cycle, which is unlike the cycles used in internal-combustion engines. There are hundreds of ways to put together a Stirling engine. This website teaches about the Stirling cycle and how two different configurations of this engine work.... Show More

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