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1. (WO2012116285) WAVE DISC ENGINE APPARATUS

Pub. No.:    WO/2012/116285    International Application No.:    PCT/US2012/026527
Publication Date: Aug 30, 2012 International Filing Date: Feb 24, 2012
IPC: F01D 1/32
F02C 3/16
F02C 5/04
F02C 5/10
F02C 7/04
Applicants: BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
MÜLLER, Norbert
PIECHNA, Janusz
SUN, Guangwei
PARRAGA, Pablo-Francisco
Inventors: MÜLLER, Norbert
PIECHNA, Janusz
SUN, Guangwei
PARRAGA, Pablo-Francisco
Title: WAVE DISC ENGINE APPARATUS
Abstract:
A wave apparatus (21) comprising a wave rotor(61) further comprising a plurality of channels (95) each being elongated from an internal end (97) to an external end (99), each of the channels (95) having a constricted width dimension closer to the external end than the internal end, and at least one of: (a) a smallest constricted width dimension being at or less than one-half of an internal end width dimension; or (b) the width dimension of each of the channels converging toward the external end.