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      ejrego reacted to Hopper's post in the thread Steam Engine with Like Like.
      A good engineering text book on the thermodynamics of reciprocating steam engines is Reed's Heat and and Heat Engines for Engineers, by...
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      You can use mcmaster.com This is the link to the copper tube: https://www.mcmaster.com/5175K138/ or in the UK you have this...
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      ejrego replied to the thread Steam Engine.
      Hello, I have come up with this design for now. The pressure I am looking for above the small piston is 52bar. It is supposed to use...
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      ejrego reacted to Steamchick's post in the thread Steam Engine with Like Like.
      No problem. I guessed you had meant something a bit different from the words... But I'm also sure that we could make the whole engine...
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      ejrego replied to the thread Steam Engine.
      I am running some FEA simulations. So far so good, unless I have something really wrong. I am using a piston similar to the ones in an...
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      ejrego replied to the thread Steam Engine.
      Sorry I worded that wrong. What I meant that with today's capabilities, we can make a simpler design.
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      ejrego replied to the thread Steam Engine.
      Those seem a little bit too complicated for today's manufacturing capabilities. I think some casting and machining afterwards can help...
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      ejrego replied to the thread Steam Engine.
      Is there a reason why the high pressure pistons were domed?
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      ejrego replied to the thread Steam Engine.
      @GreenTwin Thank you for your advice. I was thinking of looking into using some composite material for the pistons. I will test and...
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      ejrego replied to the thread Steam Engine.
      Thank you very much guys, that has been very helpful. Especially the formula provided by @peterl95124. I was able to get at least a...
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      ejrego replied to the thread Steam Engine.
      Thank you @GreenTwin for this chart. That is very extensive. I am looking at the Doble steam engine used on the E-20. From my...
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      Hello, I am a mechanical engineer and haven't touched anything that has to do in thermodynamics for 15 years (gosh I just realized how...
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