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Air engine: An air engine or air motor is a device for converting potential energy from compressed air into kinetic energy to drive other machine. As in a steam engine, expansion of externally supplied pressurized gas performs work against one or more piston or rotor to move wheel or other tools.

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Google previewHybrid, Electric, and Fuel-Cell Vehicles (2012)

by Jack Erjavec

A pure air engine is an emission-free piston engine that uses compressed air as its fuel (Figure 11-31). The engine relies on the expansion of www.theaircar.com WWW,theaircar,corn Figure 11-32 Compressed air from a tank is. deemed that ...

Google previewDyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia

by Dyke Andrew Lee

Lid—Compressed Air Engine Starters; compression by means of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of British Submarines 1901-1955 (2002)

by Paul Akermann

Brotherhood 3-cylinder radial air engine Brotherhood 3-cylinder radial air engine with heater Brotherhood 4-cylinder radial air engine with heater Brotherhood burner cycle engine Electric torpedo Notes 1 First British-built whitehead torpedo 2 ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering (2013)

by Tony Atkins, Marcel Escudier

air engine (air motor) A heat engine, of either reciprocating or rotary design, for which the energy source is ...

Google previewAppleton's dictionary of machines, mechanics, engine work, and engineering (1857)

by Appleton, firm, publishers, New York. (1866. D. Appleton & co.)

Stirling's Air Engine. Mr. Robert Stirling, a Presbyterian clergyman in Scotland, and an amateur in mechanical matters, made an engine the subject of a patent dated Oct. 1, 1840, which was described before the Institution of Civil Engineers, ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of the History of Technology (2002)

by Ian McNeil

Such a device is commonly called a hot air engine, but might better be ...

Google previewDictionary of Phhysics

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Google previewKnight's New Mechanical Dictionary (1884)

A Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering. With Indexical References to Technical Journals (1876-1880.)

Air engine. Air motor for cars. Alarm whistle. Ammoniacal gas engine. Ammonia, engine. Angular safety valve. Annular piston engine. Anti-clinker grate. Anti- inerus tutor. Arch bar. Atmospheric engine. Atmospheric-gas engine. Automatic cut-oit ...

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