1991-02-01

Concepts, Materials, and Efficiencies of Piston Compounded Adiabatic Engines 910895

A new practical concept for piston compounding engines is described. The calculated thermal efficiency of a fully insulated, piston compounded, overcharged diesel engine can exceed 60%. The design considerations for construction of such an engine from controlled expansion superalloys is also described.

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