Accession Number : AD0638687

Title :   A SIMPLE HEAT ENGINE OF POSSIBLE UTILITY IN PRIMITIVE ENVIRONMENTS.

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Murrow,R. B.

Report Date : AUG 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 32

Abstract : A solar-powered heat engine, based on the familiar 'drinking bird' toy, is proposed as a replacement for human muscle-power in lifting water from the Nile River.

Descriptors :   (*HEAT ENGINES, FEASIBILITY STUDIES), DESERTS, SOLAR RADIATION, ENGINES, MOTORS, IRRIGATION SYSTEMS, EGYPT

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE