Accession Number : ADD005248

Title :   Accommodating Device for Thermal Transient Expansions.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Silvestri,Giovanni J

Report Date : 16 May 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : An accommodating device for thermal transient expansions in an expander engine wherein a configured valve support includes a spring-nut arrangement for controlling and minimizing the force changes due to the temperature variations of the valve because of the hot gases passing therethrough. This results in a consistent valve performance. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Rotary combustion engines, *Wankel cycle, Rotary valves, Expandable structures, Thermal expansion, Transients, Conical bodies, Hot gases, Performance(Engineering)

Subject Categories : Jet and Gas Turbine Engines
      Reciprocating and Rotating Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE