How A Stirling Engine Works

Stirling Engines Explained As you look at a simple Stirling engine, you may wonder how on earth it works. How can it provide any sort of power from such a small amount of heat? And as usual, your eyes and mind are automatically attracted to the heat source and the heated end of the engine, […]

Build Your Own Stirling Engine Kits

  Are Stirling Engine Kits Hard To Build   Are they worth it? I had to find out   To start off, I chose a small, inexpensive Build Your Own Stirling Engine Kit — advertised on Amazon.co.uk as the OEASY Stirling Engine Kit, being a DIY mostly Metal Stirling Engine with a small generator to […]

Stirling Engine Models To Build And Play With

Here’s a fine example of the many Stirling Engine Models available for you to build and play with. This one is obviously a twin-cylinder version that comes ready assembled, so you need to remove it carefully from the box, turn the flywheel over gently to check for free movement, add very small blobs of lubricant […]

Build Your Own Stirling Engine Kits

You want to build your own Stirling engine using kits? And whether you call them Stirling Engines, Atmospheric Engines or Hot Air Engines, there’s not much difference. Just to be awkward though, they have 4 different ways of working, but they are all on the same principle, some more efficient than others. Air is heated […]