Gerotor apparatus for a quasi-isothermal brayton cycle engine Patent uri icon


  • According to one embodiment of the invention, a gerotor apparatus includes an outer gerotor having an outer gerotor chamber, an inner gerotor, at least a portion of which is disposed within the outer gerotor chamber, and a synchronizing apparatus operable to control the rotation of the inner gerotor relative to the outer gerotor. The inner gerotor includes one or more entrance passages operable to communicate a lubricant into the outer gerotor chamber.

author list (cited authors)

  • Holtzapple, M., Rabroker, G., Beck, T., Ehsani, M., Whiteacre, M., Ross, M., & Noyes, G.

complete list of authors

  • Holtzapple, Mark||Rabroker, George||Beck, Thomas||Ehsani, Mark||Whiteacre, Matthew||Ross, Michael||Noyes, Gary

publication date

  • March 2006