Stirling Engine Plans – Two Cyclinder
The plans for “How to Build a Two Cylinder Stirling Engine” are ideal for intermediate stirling engine builders. It would be appropriate for students with 1-2 years of machine shop type experience.
About the plans
The author, David j. Gingery is world renowned among machinists and mechanical engineers. The book itself contains 76 pages of plans including numerous illustrations, photos and a step by step guide to build this mechanical marvel. The engine is low friction and makes almost no noise while in operation.
Building the Engine
Aluminum cylinder will need to be turned on a metalworking lathe, the rest of the parts are ordinary metal pipe, drill rod, brass rod and general household hardware.
Other than the metalworking lathe these plans can be completed with general everyday household materials and tools and an person of decent mechanical abilities, it would also be ideal for those of you with basic abilities that may be looking for a challenge. You can learn more about these plans by clicking in the image below, or if these are not the right plans for you – return to Stirling Engine Plans.