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Around the World by Stirling Engine by Brent H. Van Arsdell

This book is probably the best general book on Stirling engines. It not only explains how Stirling engines work, it also covers all the current power producing uses of Stirling engines along with how to contact the people who build them.

You can read the complete table of contents at the bottom of this section. This book covers everyting from Stirling engines in military submarines, to a Stirling engine that powers the rotisserie for an Oklahoma mechanic's barbecue.

"Stirling Engines Today - A Guide to Power-producing Stirling Engines and Who Is Building Them" is written by American Stirling Company president Brent H. Van Arsdell. Mr. Van Arsdell is a graduate of the University of Illinois with a degree in aeronautical and astronautical engineering. He recently wrote the section on Stirling engines in the three volume Macmillan Encyclopedia of Energy. He has been featured on MSNBC as well as in the Boston Globe, The Christian Science Monitor, CBS.COM the History Channel, and the New York Times.

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Code No. 012127, 136 pages, ISBN 9780971391802, $33.00

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