thermoacoustic-Stirling engine

thermoacoustic-Stirling engine

[‚thər·mō·ə‚kü·stik¦stər·liŋ ′en·jən]
(engineering)
A device in which the thermodynamic cycle of a Stirling engine is accomplished in a traveling-wave acoustic network, and acoustic power is produced from heat.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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