What's new of Stirling Engine Home Page

5 September, 2002
Follows web sites are linked from "Other web sites".

10 August, 2002
A web site is linked from "Other web sites".

20 May, 2002
From September 18 - 19, 2002 the 6th European Stirling Forum will be held in Osnabruck, Germany.

28 January, 2001
Follows web sites are linked from "Other web sites".

20 January, 2001
Follows web sites are linked from "Other web sites".

20 January, 2001
Folows pages have moved to 'Stirling Engine Home Page at Ship Research Institute' which is author's official site.

23 September, 2000
I updated 'Interim Report of Questionnaire'. The total visitors are over 150,000. Thanks very much for your visit.

1 June, 2000
I regret that my web site is not updated recently. I have kept to build the Stirling engines as my official job and my hobby. However, my daughters, 3 years and 1 year do not allow to use my personal computer in my private time. So, I cannot update this web site, and cannot reply your e-mail.

Please contact to following my official web sites.

The url of my web site has changed from http://www.bekkoame.or.jp/~khirata/ to http://www.bekkoame.ne.jp/~khirata/. Also, my e-mail address has changed to khirata@gem.bekkoame.ne.jp. Please reform your bookmark, address book and link page, if you need.

The viewer's counter was reseted by the above change of my provider, maybe. It is needed to plus about 144000 persons to a new indicator.

27 October, 1999
Two new engines are shown in "View of Model Stirling Engines".

6 August, 1999
Two web sites are linked from "Other web sites".

30 April, 1999
I have a lot of the questions, which have not been ansewered yet in Q&A page. I will answer them as soon as possible.

30 April, 1999
Two web sites are linked from "Other web sites".

19 January, 1999
I have reformed "Other web sites".

1 January, 1999
A happy new year!
Q&A session which was Stirling Engine Home Page Academic edition moved to main Q&A page.
A lot of Q&A was separated.

31 December, 1998
Recently, I have been in busy for playing with my daughter, so I cannot update my web sites. Also, I cannot reply e-mails enoughly. Sorry.

31 December, 1998
I have answered to many saved questions on Q&A site.

31 December, 1998
Several web sites are linked from "Other web sites".

3 September, 1998
Four web sites are linked from "Other web sites".

28 July, 1998
One web page named "How does a Stirling engine work?" is presented.

24 July, 1998
One web site is linked from "Other web sites".

15 June, 1998
One web site is linked from "Other web sites".

29 April, 1998
Links in "Other web sites" are classifyed to seven session. Also, several information are moved to Stirling Engine Home Page Academic Edition.

29 April, 1998
Eleven web sites are linked from "Other web sites".

28 April, 1998
One web page named "How to get a glass syringe" is presented.

27 April, 1998
One web site is linked from "Other web sites".

1 April, 1998
I have be transferred from Saitama University to Ship Research Institute, Ministry of Transport.
A part of my works at Saitama University is shown in a web site named Stirling Engine Home Page Academic Edition.

22 February, 1998
I finished almost of my big work yet. I will update my web site gradually.
First, I have answered to many saved questions on Q&A site.
I apologize I could not answer the questions soon, and I have not reply many comments.
I update the 'An interim report of my questionnaire' on Author's information.

10 November, 1997
One web site is linked from "Other web sites".

10 October, 1997
One web site is linked from "Other web sites".

4 July, 1997
Three web sites are linked from "Other web sites".

26 June, 1997
Two web sites are linked from "Other web sites".

23 June, 1997
Three web sites are linked from "Other web sites".

20 May, 1997
The Stirling Engine Society is introduced on Other Stirling Engine Information. It publishes a quarterly newsletter "UK Stirling News".

15 May, 1997
My daughter was born. Her photo is located in "Author's information".

23 April, 1997
An official web page of European Stirling Forum 1998 has completed. This site is linked from "Other web sites".

16 April, 1997
Seven web sites are linked from "Other web sites".

15 April, 1997
The European Stirling Forum 1998 is introduced on Other Stirling Engine Information. This forum will be opened in Germany.

25 March, 1997
I linked to IBM Patent Server on Other Stirling Engine Web Sites.This is very useful site. Please try to search for "Stirling".

16 March, 1997
Two web sites are linked from "Other web sites".

8 March, 1997
Six web sites are linked from "Other web sites".

8 March, 1997
I made another web page named 'About Japan'. If you are interested in Japan, please contact here.

8 March, 1997
I have opened another web page named 'SCHMIDT THEORY FOR STIRLING ENGINES'. This is a famous thermodynamical theory for Stirling engines.

6 February, 1997
Seven web sites are linked from "Other web sites".

2 February, 1997
I start to use a CGI service in "Author's information" and "Stirling engine Q&A." You can send the questionnair form to me using Microsoft Internet Explore 3.0

15 December, 1996
I make a web page named 'An interim report of my questionnaire' on Author's information.

15 December, 1996
I make a web page named 'how to cut a glass syringe' on Let's build model Stirling engines.

14 December, 1996
I linked to Swedish Armed Forces on Other Stirling Engine Web Sites.This site shows a Swedish submarine powered by the Stirling engine. It is made by KOCKUMS.

15 October, 1996
I linked to Sunpower Inc. on Other Stirling Engine Web Sites.This site introduces free-piston type Stirling coolers and engines.

15 October, 1996
I linked to Mechanical Engineering Tools at MIT. This site introduces model Stirling engines as educational tools.

14 October, 1996
I linked to Bob's Stirling Prayer Engine web site on Other Stirling Engine Web Sites.This site introduces a can Stirling engine made by him. He made a 10 second movie showing the engine in operation.

26 September, 1996
I made 'Free Piston Type Stirling engine' page.

4 August, 1996
I linked to Schole T. A. Re. Co.,LTD on Other Stirling Engine Web Sites. This web site inform about a solar Stirling generator system (Okinawa) and a model water Stirling engine (Nagoya city). But it is Japanese language only yet! Photos are ok.

17 July, 1996
I linked to CWhisper Gen, New Zealand on Other Stirling Engine Web Sites. Home-scale Stirling generators are been developped here.

16 July, 1996
I linked to Chris Greve's Homepage on Other Stirling Engine Web Sites. A low temperature Stirling engine is introduced here.

14 June, 1996
I made 'Plans of Rotary Displacer Type Stirling Engine' page.

22 May, 1996
I made 'Stirling Engine Q&A' page. On this page I have answered your questions about Stirling engines with my best effort.

6 May, 1996
I linked to the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers on Other Stirling Engine Web Sites. This web site inform about a model Stirling car race which will be held August 1997. But it is Japanese language only!

6 March, 1996
I linked to a company named Bailey Craftsman Supply on Other Stirling Engine Web Sites.

3 March, 1996
Drawing figures of LSE-01 English version was completed. You can get these GIF format files encoded ZIP.
'Super Index' was completed. You can connect this page when you click 'MAIN MENU' in my main page.

2 March, 1996
Drawing figures of TSE-03 English version was completed. You can get these GIF format files encoded ZIP. I don't know how to draw English figures. Please feel free to mail me when you have any question.

26 Febrary, 1996
Visitors were over 2000.

25 Febrary, 1996
A session named Structure of Stirling Engines was reformed.

7 Febrary, 1996
I listed a company named Bomin Solar on Other Stirling Engine Web Sites.

31 January, 1996
I linked to a company named Tamin Enterprises on Other Stirling Engine Web Sites.

30 January, 1996
Visitors were over 1000.

25 January, 1996
I made 'Gallery of Stirling engines' page.
I made 'Index map'.
I made this page named 'What's new' too.

23 January, 1996
LSE-01 parts list was compared.


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Koichi Hirata
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