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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Gas Turbines: Cycle Innovations

Introduction and Performance Prediction of a Nutating-Disk Engine

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T. Korakianitis

James Watt Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8QQ, UKe-mail: t.alexander@mech.gla.ac.uk

L. Meyer, M. Boruta

Kinetic R&D, Inc., South Elgin, IL 60117

H. E. McCormick

C-K Engineering, Inc., Ballwin, MO 63011

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 126(2), 294-299 (Jun 07, 2004) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1635394 History: Received October 01, 1998; Revised March 01, 1999; Online June 07, 2004
Copyright © 2004 by ASME
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Size and mass flow rate comparison of piston engine, simple-cycle gas turbine engine, and nutating engine
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Rapid-prototype models of the Meyer engine crankshaft and one-disk engine arrangements
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Nutating-engine intake, compression, power, and exhaust processes
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Comparison of intake, compression, power, and exhaust processes with two-stroke and four-stroke piston engines
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Illustration of sealing arrangements: (a) left, disk end (center flat) surface to center housing; (b) center, disk tip (circumference) to outside-diameter housing; and (c) right, 6 to 12 radial seals on disk surface to flat end plate
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Illustration of pressure-volume and temperature-entropy diagrams of thermodynamic models of the Meyer nutating engine
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The swept volume of intake and exhaust can be equal (left); or the intake volume may be bigger than the exhaust volume (“self-supercharging”) for high-altitude applications (center); or the exhaust volume may be bigger than the intake volume for higher on-ground efficiency (right)
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Computed design-point thermal efficiency and specific power of several (total 162 shown) nutating engines using the inputs of Table 1

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