StirlingEngine-FinalReport-Spring2010

StirlingEngine-FinalReport-Spring2010 - EML 4905 Senior...

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Unformatted text preview: EML 4905 Senior Design Project A SENIOR DESIGN PROJECT PREPARED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN MECHANICAL ENGINEERING Solar Stirling Engine for Remote Power and Disaster Relief Final Report Denisse Aranda Kevin LaMott Stephen Wood Advisor: Professor Yong Tao April 5, 2010 This report is written in partial fulfillment of the requirements in EML 4905. The contents represent the opinion of the authors and not the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering. 2 | P a g e Ethics Statement and Signatures The work submitted in this project is solely prepared by a team consisting of Denisse Aranda, Kevin LaMott, and Stephen Wood and it is original. Excerpts from others work have been clearly identified, their work acknowledged within the text and listed in the list of references. All of the engineering drawings, computer programs, formulations, design work, prototype development and testing reported in this document are also original and prepared by the same team of students. Denisse Aranda Team Leader Kevin LaMott Team Member Stephen Wood Team Member Dr. Yong Tao Faculty Advisor 3 | P a g e Table of Contents Introduction ....................................................................................................................... 14 Problem Statement ........................................................................................................ 14 Motivation ..................................................................................................................... 14 Justification ................................................................................................................... 14 Disastrous Events and their Location Across the Globe ........................................................ 15 Ideal Locations for Solar Energy Power Generation ............................................................. 17 Literature Survey .......................................................................................................... 18 History ................................................................................................................................... 18 Stirling Engine Configurations .............................................................................................. 21 Solar Radiation....................................................................................................................... 22 Solar Concentrator ................................................................................................................. 24 Solar Stirling Engine .............................................................................................................. 25 Solar Tracking ........................................................................................................................ 27 Discussion ..................................................................................................................... 29Discussion ....
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