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Old 07-09-2015, 05:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by ThePrudentNinja View Post
So my question is, is it even possible for a gasoline fueled internal combustion engine to be used to produce steam in any way that would actually be efficient?
Waste heat recovery ... about ~2/3 of most the gasoline fuel's chemical energy is thrown away via radiator and exhaust heat ... Although a steam version will most likely be less net efficient than other waste heat recovery options/methods ... it would satisfy what you asked for.
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