How to Build the Quick and Easy Stirling Engine

Watch the whole series: http://youtu.be/qsPHntNMjGA Bending the Crankshaft http://youtu.be/RIalj0aVBfo Pressure Chamber Bottom http://youtu.be/MMwGkkSyYcc Drive Diaphragm http://youtu.be/tZ_P9bSacEc Drive Cylinder http://youtu.be/TwtohpwlOW8 Drive Cylinder (low res) http://youtu.be/EgyLaAHeY9M Drive Diaphragm (low res) http://youtu.be/DtGjY2jWQEM Pressure Chamber (low res) http://youtu.be/f32MCCDwBLQ Displacer Piston (low res) http://youtu.be/dSbtRCgF2d0 Displacer Pushrod (low res video) http://youtu.be/xjmhCXXds1s Attaching the Displacer Pushrod (low res) http://youtu.be/bF7fdkZLu48 Engine Top Can (low res) http://youtu.be/scaVU1bPm_U Pressure Chamber Assembly (low res) http://youtu.be/wWew3nmRL3k How to Bend the Crankshaft (low res) Please visit http://StirlingBuilder.com for more information about building the Quick and Easy Stirling Engine. This video is the first in a series of videos showing construction steps for the Quick and Easy Stirling Engine.

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Making the Drive Diaphragm for the Quick and Easy Stirling Engine
Watch the whole series: http://youtu.be/qsPHntNMjGA Bending the Crankshaft http://youtu.be/RIalj0aVBfo Pressure Chamber Bottom http://youtu.be/MMwGkkSyYcc Drive Diaphragm http://youtu.be/tZ_P9bSacEc Drive Cylinder http://youtu.be/TwtohpwlOW8 Drive Cylinder (low res) http://youtu.be/EgyLaAHeY9M Drive Diaphragm (low res) http://youtu.be/DtGjY2jWQEM Pressure Chamber (low res) http://youtu.be/f32MCCDwBLQ Displacer Piston (low res) http://youtu.be/dSbtRCgF2d0 Displacer Pushrod (low res video) http://youtu.be/xjmhCXXds1s Attaching the Displacer Pushrod (low res) http://youtu.be/bF7fdkZLu48 Engine Top Can (low res) http://youtu.be/scaVU1bPm_U Pressure Chamber Assembly (low res) http://youtu.be/wWew3nmRL3k How to Bend the Crankshaft (low res) Visit http:StirlingBuilder.com for more information about how to build the Quick and Easy Stirling Engine. It this video you will see how to make a drive diaphragm from a latex balloon and install it on the drive cylinder.





Building the Pressure Chamber for the Quick and Easy Stirling Engine
Watch the whole series: http://youtu.be/qsPHntNMjGA Bending the Crankshaft http://youtu.be/RIalj0aVBfo Pressure Chamber Bottom http://youtu.be/MMwGkkSyYcc Drive Diaphragm http://youtu.be/tZ_P9bSacEc Drive Cylinder http://youtu.be/TwtohpwlOW8 Drive Cylinder (low res) http://youtu.be/EgyLaAHeY9M Drive Diaphragm (low res) http://youtu.be/DtGjY2jWQEM Pressure Chamber (low res) http://youtu.be/f32MCCDwBLQ Displacer Piston (low res) http://youtu.be/dSbtRCgF2d0 Displacer Pushrod (low res video) http://youtu.be/xjmhCXXds1s Attaching the Displacer Pushrod (low res) http://youtu.be/bF7fdkZLu48 Engine Top Can (low res) http://youtu.be/scaVU1bPm_U Pressure Chamber Assembly (low res) http://youtu.be/wWew3nmRL3k How to Bend the Crankshaft (low res) Please visit http://StirlingBuilder.com for more information and for links to more videos in this series. This video shows how to make the pressure chamber for the Quick and Easy Stirling Engine.





Building the Displacer Piston for the Quick and Easy Stirling Engine
Watch the whole series: http://youtu.be/qsPHntNMjGA Bending the Crankshaft http://youtu.be/RIalj0aVBfo Pressure Chamber Bottom http://youtu.be/MMwGkkSyYcc Drive Diaphragm http://youtu.be/tZ_P9bSacEc Drive Cylinder http://youtu.be/TwtohpwlOW8 Drive Cylinder (low res) http://youtu.be/EgyLaAHeY9M Drive Diaphragm (low res) http://youtu.be/DtGjY2jWQEM Pressure Chamber (low res) http://youtu.be/f32MCCDwBLQ Displacer Piston (low res) http://youtu.be/dSbtRCgF2d0 Displacer Pushrod (low res video) http://youtu.be/xjmhCXXds1s Attaching the Displacer Pushrod (low res) http://youtu.be/bF7fdkZLu48 Engine Top Can (low res) http://youtu.be/scaVU1bPm_U Pressure Chamber Assembly (low res) http://youtu.be/wWew3nmRL3k How to Bend the Crankshaft (low res) Visit http://StirlingBuilder.com for more information. This video shows how to make a displacer piston from floral foam. This is one of a series of videos for how to build the Quick and Easy Stirling Engine.





1685 rpm 10-watt DIY Stirling engine
I've been working to raise the speed of this little engine and checking that it will cope with the increased stresses. This video shows that it can take it. I'm running it on a Bunsen burner hooked to a propane bottle to be able to run the heater head red hot. Water is circulating through the cooling jacket from a tiny pump. I had cut the base off so placed steel wool pads under the legs to absorb any vibrations. I'm pretty pleased with how this engine is doing and I'm thinking it's about maxed out. Next step - to measure the power output. [Update: max power = 10.4 watts @ 1000 rpm, measured on the shaft; Max torque = 1.06 lb-in. @ 540 rpm]




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