[Gasification] Intermittent Combustion
urepedese at gmail.com
Thu Jan 1 23:28:42 CST 2015
Bob, under certain conditions the IntensiFire will pulse. I haven't
explored this in depth but suspect it is caused by it trying to draw in
enough air as it is associated with high amounts of combustibles.
And a happy new year to all from me.
On Fri, Jan 2, 2015 at 5:59 PM, Bob Stuart <bobstuart at sasktel.net> wrote:
> Happy New Year, everyone.
> I have a fascinating new puzzle that began with contemplation of the
> Humpfrey pump, and general frustration over the lack of free-piston heat
> pumps on any fuel. Given the abilities of tuned pipes, it might be
> possible to dispense with even liquid as a piston.
> The basic notion is just this: Rather than extract combustible gasses for
> use in an IC engine, put solid fuel into the combustion chamber, but time
> the injection of high-pressure air to burn it, creating power pulses.
> There are hundreds of ways to achieve this, and a re-fueling mechanism to
> invent, but I see a lot of potential for overall simplification. Maybe a
> single log can be slowly fed in as the cylinder head surface. Even a
> common airtight stove might get modified to make useful pulses.
> Bob Stuart
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