The Stirling Engine Manual - DIGITAL EDITION



This book has been out of print for many years, and is now reintroduced as a digital book for viewing on a computer, iPad, etc.. Not downloadable on to a 'Kindle' or similar reader.

The BEST book for the model engineer considering building a model hot air engine.

This was our first large publication, appearing in 1995 and long out of print. In fact parts of this book had first appeared in 1985 in "Modelling Stirling and Hot Air Engines".

For the newcomer to Stirling, or Hot Air engines this is an ideal introduction, as the first 82 pages cover the theory and technicalities of hot air engines, and modelling them, then follow 99 pages containing plans and construction details for 14 different model engines, starting with simple ones, then progressing through to more advanced models. Castings are not neccesary for these engines, although useful for some, and all are within the capabilities of a Myford 7, or smaller lathe.

183 pages, plus a 4 page selection of colour photographs of models.

NB - this book was published at the start of the digital age, and whilst laid out on computers went to the printers as 'flats' of the layout that were then printed. To produce this edition, we have scanned an original and, as a result, many of the photographs are on the dark side, albeit visible. The drawings are unaffected.

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