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A History of Hot Air and Caloric Engines - SIER, Robert

Argus, 1987, Paperback ..
Condition: Very Good.

Hot Air and Caloric Engines describes the history of heated air as a source of power from the early Greeks to the development of the hot air engine in the 19th century. The book studies and compares three main types of engine pioneered by Cayley, Stirling and Ericsson and in particular, emphasises the development by Philips Co., of the Stirling Engine, which can still be found in working order in museums and steam engine rallies. Extensively illustrated with photographs and drawings, A History of hot air and Caloric Engines will be of interest to engineers, industrial archaeologists and students of mechanical engineering. Size: Other / Oversized Paperback. 208pp.
ISBN: 0852429002

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