Table of Contents
ISRN Renewable Energy
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 613642, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2012/613642
Research Article

Design of Ericsson Heat Engine with Micro Channel Recuperator

1Center of Applied Sciences and Technological Development (CCADET), National Autonomous University of Mexico, (UNAM), Circuito Exterior Ciduad Universitaria, Coyoacan, 04510 Mexico City, DF, Mexico
2University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI 02881, USA

Received 6 September 2012; Accepted 1 October 2012

Academic Editors: B. Limmeechokchai and Z. Oktay

Copyright © 2012 Ernst Kussul et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. E. Kussul, T. Baidyk, F. Lara-Rosano, J. M. Saniger, and N. Bruce, “Support frame for micro facet solar concentrator,” in Proceedings of the the 2nd IASME/WSEAS International Conference on Energy and Environment (EE ’07), pp. 300–304, Portoroz, Slovenia, 2007.
  2. E. Kussul, T. Baidyk, F. Lara-Rosano, J. M. Saniger, N. Bruce, and C. Estrada, “Micro-facet solar concentrator,” International Journal of Sustainable Energy, vol. 27, no. 2, pp. 61–71, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. E. Kussul, T. Baidyk, O. Makeyev, F. Lara-Rosano, J. M. Saniger, and N. Bruce, “Flat facet parabolic solar concentrator with support cell for one and more mirrors,” WSEAS Transactions on Power Systems, vol. 3, no. 8, pp. 577–586, 2008. View at Google Scholar
  4. B. Kongtragool and S. Wongwises, “A review of solar-powered Stirling engines and low temperature differential Stirling engines,” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 131–154, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. B. Kongtragool and S. Wongwises, “Performance of low-temperature differential Stirling engines,” Renewable Energy, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 547–566, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. American Stirling Company (beautiful Stirking engines and kits), http://www.stirlingengine.com/.
  7. K. Hirata, Schmidt theory for Stirling engines, 1997, http://www.bekkoame.ne.jp/~khirata/academic/schmidt/schmidt.htm.
  8. A. Asnaghi, S. M. Ladjevardi, P. Saleh Izadkhast, and A. H. Kashani, “Thermodynamics performance analysis of solar stirling engines,” ISRN Renewable Energy, vol. 2012, Article ID 321923, 14 pages, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  9. J. Chen, Z. Yan, L. Chen, and B. Andresen, “Efficiency bound of a solar-driven Stirling heat engine system,” International Journal of Energy Research, vol. 22, pp. 805–812, 1998. View at Google Scholar
  10. L. B. Erbay and H. Yavuz, “Analysis of an irreversible Ericsson engine with a realistic regenerator,” Applied Energy, vol. 62, no. 3, pp. 155–167, 1999. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. S. Bonnet, M. Alaphilippe, and P. Stouffs, “Energy, exergy and cost analysis of a micro-cogeneration system based on an Ericsson engine,” International Journal of Thermal Sciences, vol. 44, no. 12, pp. 1161–1168, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. E. Kussul and T. Baydyk, “Thermal motor for solar power plants,” in Proceedings of the 3er Congreso Internacional de Ciencias, Tecnología, Artes y Humanidades, pp. 684–688, Coatzacoalcos, Veracruz, México, 2009.
  13. L. Ruiz-Huerta, A. Caballero-Ruiz, G. Ruiz et al., “Diseño de un motor de ciclo Ericsson modificado empleando energía solar,” in Proceedings of the Congreso de Instrumentación SOMI 24, Mérida, Yucatán, México, 2009.
  14. E. M. Kussul, D. A. Rachkovskij, T. N. Baidyk, and S. A. Talayev, “Micromechanical engineering: a basis for the low-cost manufacturing of mechanical microdevices using microequipment,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 6, no. 4, pp. 410–425, 1996. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. E. Kussul, T. Baidyk, and D. Wunsch, Neural Networks and Micro Mechanics, Springer, 2010.
  16. E. Kussul, T. Baidyk, L. Ruiz-Huerta, A. Caballero-Ruiz, G. Velasco, and L. Kasatkina, “Development of micromachine tool prototypes for microfactories,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, vol. 12, no. 6, pp. 795–812, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus