MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
A thermal engine with entrapped working medium is a device with a principle element in the form of a continuous yieldable belt whose tension and length are responsive to temperature due to the property of the working medium entrapped by the belt. This...
CATERPILLAR TRACTOR CO
1491647 Rotary positive displacement fluid machines CATERPILLAR TRACTOR CO 23 June 1976 [12 Nov 1975] 26121/76 Heading F1F The rotor 10 of a rotary fluid machine has a 'bolt' seal 24 provided with grooves 28, 56 aligned with grooves 18, 50 in the roto...
SOLAR REACTOR CORPORATION
A solar reactor combustion chamber is disclosed which includes a concrete or other suitable housing having a reactor chamber and a combustion chamber therein. A solar intensifier, such as a parabolic reflector, is mounted on top of the reactor housing...
A gas compressor of the pitot type is equipped with means for separating liquid, entrained in supply gas to be compressed, from the supply gas prior to introduction of the supply gas into a pumping chamber within the compressor. A rotary casing is mou...
EVERSON, JR., KIRKE B.
A variable stroke compressor is disclosed that includes a casing with an upper and lower piston, the lower piston being connected to a piston rod and the upper piston being slidably received for reciprocal movement on the piston rod. Means are provide...
MCKEEN, THOMAS RAY STEPHENSON, RONALD BART
The solar energy collector concentrates the sun's rays on a liquid medium that is used to power a mechanical energy device such as a positive displacement steam engine. A reflective surface of the solar energy collector is made from an arcuate portion...
DOWTY HYDRAULIC UNITS LIMITED
An axial piston machine comprising a casing which encloses and mounts the machine working parts therein and a cover of pliant material mounted externally of the casing to substantially entrap a quantity of air or other gas against at least a part of t...
An abradable seal material suitable for high temperature application in turbomachinery comprising a sintered mat of (1) randomly disposed fine metal fibers, or (2) fine metal powders or (3) both fibers and powders. The metal fiber and powder are compo...
A rotary piston engine whose two pistons each have one or more sectors of greater radial dimensions sealingly engaging inner walls of two cylindrical, intersecting cavities respectively receiving the pistons, and one or more sectors of smaller radial ...
CHAPPELL, WALTER L.
An apparatus for generating electricity and power from the natural movement of a body of water including wave action, tide and current having a plurality of floating barges having paddle means driven by the wave, current or tide action and mounted for...