• Are P-V and T-S Diagrams Meaningful for Regenerative Cryocoolers? 

      Kittel, Peter (Georgia Institute of TechnologyICC Press, 2008-05)
      P-V and T-S diagrams are commonly used tools to illustrate thermodynamic cycles. For recuperative cycles, it is easy to idealize a cycle so that the history of a gas element can be traced on P-V and T-S diagrams as it flows ...
    • Some Insights Into Stirling Machine Behavior 

      Tucker, A. S.; Gschwendtner, M. A.; Haywood, D. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyICC Press, 2008-05)
      Almost all practical cryocoolers embody, directly or indirectly, at least some elements of the Stirling cycle in its reversed form. Through its involvement in the analysis, design and development of both Stirling engines ...