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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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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."
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