Stirling engine efficiencies

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can someone provide me with efficiency data as function of low and high
temperature source for a Stirling engine?
I would actually like to model a low temperature Stirling engine in a small
scale application, so data and/or information of producers is very well

Thanks in advance!

Leen Peeters

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The theoretical Stirling engine is reversible, so it's efficiency is the
same as a Carnot engine over the same temperature range.

If you want the efficiency of a real Stirling engine, then you would need to
know more details about the construction.

Two researchers who have looked at these engines in more detail are A. Organ
and T. Finkelstein.

Ralph Muehleisen, Ph.D., P.E., LEED AP, FASA, INCE Bd. Cert.

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