Accession Number : ADA297421

Title :   Anisotropic Heat-Exchanger/Stack Configurations for Thermoacoustic Heat Engines.

Descriptive Note : Summary 1 Jun 94-31 May 95,

Corporate Author : PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIV UNIVERSITY PARK DEPT OF PHYSICS

Personal Author(s) : Maynard, Juliann

PDF Url : ADA297421

Report Date : 28 JUL 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 11

Abstract : The goal of this project is to develop novel configurations of heat exchangers and stacks for thermoacoustic heat engines. The approach will be to use anisotropic systems, such as made possible by glass or plastic capillary array technology. A part of the project involves the development of high power drives and acoustic resonators for testing the new systems. Patent disclosures have been prepared for a stack/heat-exchanger configuration and a high power drive. (MM)

Descriptors :   *AIR POLLUTION, *HEAT EXCHANGERS, *HEAT ENGINES, *REFRIGERATION SYSTEMS, HIGH POWER, THERMODYNAMICS, COMPOSITE STRUCTURES, GLASS, ACOUSTIC RESONATORS, ANISOTROPY, CONFIGURATIONS, ACOUSTIC ARRAYS, DRIVES, PLASTICS, OZONE, STACKING, CAPILLARITY, PATENTS.

Subject Categories : Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating
      Thermodynamics
      Air Pollution and Control

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE