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IT IS PROPOSED TO SIMULATE ON THE COMPUTER, A SIX-PISTON, SELF-BALANCED…

Award Information

Agency:
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
2720
Program Year/Program:
1985 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
2720
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Martini Associates
2303 Harris Richland, WA 99352
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1985
Title: IT IS PROPOSED TO SIMULATE ON THE COMPUTER, A SIX-PISTON, SELF-BALANCED STIRLING ENGINE.
Agency: NASA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $50,000.00
 

Abstract:

IT IS PROPOSED TO SIMULATE ON THE COMPUTER, A SIX-PISTON, SELF-BALANCED STIRLING ENGINE. THE DOUBLE-ACTING PISTONS ARE CONNECTED IN TWO RINGS OF THREE IN THE SIEMENS ARRANGEMENT USED IN MAY KINEMATIC STIRLING ENGINES. THE PISTONS WILL BE SUPPORTED BY A LEAF SPRING AND A BELLOWS AND SEALED BY THE BELLOWS. IF EXECUTED PROPERLY, THIS WILL RESULT IN LONG LIFE WITH NO SEAL FRICTION. BY USING A RING OF THREE INSTEAD OF THE USUAL FOUR, 3-PHASE POWER CAN BE PRODUCED BY ATTACHING A SINGLE PHASE ELECTRIC GENERATOR TO EACH CYLINDER TO PRODUCE A 3-PHASE ELECTRIC POWER. ALONG WITH THE SIMULATION, IT IS PROPOSED THAT A CONCEPTUAL DESIGNOF A ENGINE GENERATOR BE PRODUCED.

Principal Investigator:

W r martini
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

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Small Business Information at Submission:

Martini Associates
2303 Harris Richland, WA 99352

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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No