Numerical model for Stirling cycle machines including a differential simulation of the appendix gap

• The essentials of a 1-dimensional regenerative cycle simulation code are revealed. • An extension by a differential model of the appendix gap is introduced. • Simulated appendix gap losses are very sensitive to the heat transfer assumptions. • The new model includes interactions between the losses...

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Published in:Applied thermal engineering : design, processes, equipment, economics, Vol. 111 (2017), p. 819-833
Main Author: Sauer, Jan (Author)
Other Involved Persons: Kuehl, Hans-Detlev
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:1359-4311
Physical Description:Online-Ressource
DOI:10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2016.09.176
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