Linear Motion Alternators

Authored by: Ion Boldea

Variable Speed Generators

Print publication date:  October  2015
Online publication date:  October  2015

Print ISBN: 9781498723572
eBook ISBN: 9781498723589
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This chapter mainly deals with linear oscillatory motion electric generators. The linear excursion is in general within a few centimeters. Free-piston Stirling engines (SEs), linear internal combustion single-piston engines, and direct wave energy engines (with meter range excursions) are proposed as prime movers.

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