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Teaching The Theory And Options For Improving The Efficiency Of Piston Cylinder 1~ Combustion Engines

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1996 Annual Conference


Washington, District of Columbia

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June 23, 1996

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June 23, 1996

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June 26, 1996



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1.429.1 - 1.429.6

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Frank Wicks

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AeknowledgemenL FMNK WICKS

The author thanks the Niagara Mohawk Power Professor Frank Wicks received a BMarineE from Corporation for the energy related projects grant that SUNY Maritime in 1%1, a MSEE from Union helped make this work possible. ColIege in 1966 and a PhD in Nuclear Engineering from RPI in 1976. He was Commisdoned in the Referenee~ Navy and send as a shipboard engineering officer, and then as a General Electric aircmft engine, 1. Frank Wl~ The Thermodynamic Theory and turbinq nuclear and electric utility systems engineer. Design of an Ideal Fuel Burning Engine”, He was Supervisor of the RPI Nuclear Reaetor and presented at and published in the Proeedngs of Operations and has served at Union College since the 1991 Intersoeiety Energy Conversion 1988. Dr. Wkks is a professional Engineer and a Engineering Conference in Bosto~ pp 474-481. member of A&AS, WA& ANS, AS= ASEE, ASME, I= Sigma I@ Pi Tau Siz and Tau 2 Frank Wk@ “A Combmed Cye.le with Gas Beta Pi and holds several ener~ conversion and Turbiie Topping and Thermodynamically Ideal eonsemation related patents. He is also a licensed Gas Turbine Bottoming”, Proeeed@s of the pilot for engine powered aireratl and gliders. Intersoeiety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Vol 3, pp Vol 3, pp 43-49, San Diego, 1992

3. Frank Wl~ “Synthesis and Evaluation of a Combmed Cycle with not Steam nor Cooling Water Requirements”, Presented at and Published in the Intersoeiety Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, Atlant~ 1994.

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Wicks, F. (1996, June), Teaching The Theory And Options For Improving The Efficiency Of Piston Cylinder 1~ Combustion Engines Paper presented at 1996 Annual Conference, Washington, District of Columbia.

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