Numerical analysis and experimental investigation of a free piston vuilleumier cycle heat pump

H. Sekiya, K. Kobayashi, E. Fukuda, T. Susai, F. Terada

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Abstract

The present paper discusses a method for numerical analysis of a free piston Vuilleumier cycle (FPVM) machine and analytical results. The numerical model is based on the nonlinear analysis of dynamic behaviour of hot and cold displacers and a casing. In addtion, our prototype machine applied to a heat pump for air conditioning is introduced, which has a gas spring established in the cold displacer to connect both displacers. The result of research and development gave us basic findings for practical use on the FPVM heat pump.

Original languageEnglish
Pages1823-1828
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 1994 Jan 1
EventIntersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, 1994 - Monterey, United States
Duration: 1994 Aug 71994 Aug 12

Conference

ConferenceIntersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, 1994
CountryUnited States
CityMonterey
Period94/8/794/8/12

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Fuel Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Sekiya, H., Kobayashi, K., Fukuda, E., Susai, T., & Terada, F. (1994). Numerical analysis and experimental investigation of a free piston vuilleumier cycle heat pump. 1823-1828. Paper presented at Intersociety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, 1994, Monterey, United States.