International Seminar on Mechanics and Mechanisms of Solid-Solid Phase Transformations
J. Phys. IV France 06 (1996) C1-301-C1-307
Drum- and -Disc-Engine with Shape Memory WiresF.-U. Glasauer and I. Müller
FB 6- Thermodynamik, TU Berlin
A new design is proposed for thermomechanical energy conversion by use of shape memory wires. A prototype of this new heat engine has been built ; it converts low-temperature heat into rotative motion and mechanical work.
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