external combustion engine

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external combustion engine

[ek′stərn·əl kəm′bəs·chən ‚en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
An engine in which the generation of heat is effected in a furnace or reactor outside the engine cylinder.
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As with other external combustion engines, Stirling engines can use heat sources other than from combustion of fuels.
McGill's research in the controlled combustion of energy dense solid fuels is one of the most advanced programs in the discipline, and can possibly lead to massive technological leaps in generating heat to run micro-scale external combustion engines.
For this reason, steam engines are considered to be external combustion engines.
External Combustion Engines 2002, Hotel Sofitel, Los Angeles, California.
Pink Sheets: CYPW), developer of the award-winning Cyclone Engine, announced that it spent the morning introducing its patented, external combustion engines to Rep.
Cyclone Power Technologies is the developer of the award-winning Cyclone Engine - an eco-friendly external combustion engine with the power and versatility to run everything from portable electric generators and garden equipment to cars, trucks and locomotives.
The parties now enter the prototyping phase of this agreement in an effort to advance the production of Cyclone's heat-regenerative external combustion engines for the China market.
Whereas the business model of Cyclone is the prototyping and licensing of its heat regenerative external combustion engines, WHE-G will be primarily engaged in the actual development and installation of these waste heat systems utilizing Cyclone's patented engines.
Pink Sheets: CYPW) has signed a letter of intent with Unified Fuels LLC of Foley, Alabama regarding the co-development and systems integration of Cyclone's heat-regenerative external combustion engines.
The license provides Phoenix Power with exclusive North American and Australian rights to develop and sell power generator systems utilizing Cyclone's award-winning external combustion engines, which will run on waste oil fuels such as used motor oil from cars, trucks and busses.
Chief among these are energy/now(TM) distributed generation solutions, both continuous and standby power units, including mini turbines, internal and external combustion engines and fuel cells.

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