hot-air engine

hot-air engine

[′hä¦der ′en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
A heat engine in which air or other gases, such as hydrogen, helium, or nitrogen, are used as the working fluid, operating on cycles such as the Stirling or Ericsson.
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The experimental application with Ericsson-Brayton hot-air engine sets a wide range of specifications, not only on the heat exchanger, but also on the whole system.
His hot-air engine took care of the need to stir the water."
20-22, 2010: Lake Itasca Region PIONEER FARMERS 35th Show; 3rd Annual NationalScale-ModelBuildersConvention.340hp Murray-Corliss Sawmill engine, 18th Hot-Air Engine Collectors Reunion.
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See steam, gas, hot-air engines; antique tractors, machinery; antique cars and trucks, working draft horses; antique tractor pulls; threshing; baling; plowing; corn shelling; ensilage cutting; sawmill, shingle/lathe mills, Baker fan, kid's games, pedal tractor pulls, working heritage craftsmen, parade daily, large flea market, antiques/crafts/treasures, country music and country BBQ.