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Nitinol, Memory Alloy, Solid State Thermal Engines

Nitinol, Memory Alloy, Solid State Thermal Engines

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BW22/04/2019 03:24:07
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I just stumbled across these concepts today.

Looks fascinating and may be of interest to some of you.

The basic ideas have neen around since the 1930s the heat engine aspect doesn't seem to be commercially developed/exploited yet.

Google will find lots of interesting things if you have a look

**LINK**

**LINK**

Bill

Bill

Michael Gilligan22/04/2019 06:35:41
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The demonstration in that second link is very impressive, Bill

Thanks

MichaelG.

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Here is Johnson: https://www.johnsonrd.com

Edit: ... but that ^^^ may be the wrong one 

https://patents.google.com/patent/US405595

See fig 3.3 here:

https://openlab.citytech.cuny.edu/smaengine/files/2012/06/The-VT1-Shape-Memory-Alloy-Heat-Engine-Design1.pdf

Edited By Michael Gilligan on 22/04/2019 07:00:49

Edited By Michael Gilligan on 22/04/2019 07:13:44

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