The Philips Stirling Engine
Elsevier Science 1991
C. M. Hargreaves technical history of the involvement of the Dutch Philips Company of Eindhoven in the development of Stirling Cycle engines capable of developing real power.
The Company's experiments started during World War 11 and the first development was Stirling Powered transmitters/receivers used during the Dutch floods of 1947. By the time the programme was stopped Philips designed engines were capable of powering cars. Whilst technical, this is a highly readable, and now very scarce book.
458 very fully illustrated pages. Hardbound.
CONDITION: As new - still in unopened shrink-wrap.