Gerotor apparatus for a quasi-isothermal Brayton cycle engine
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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.
Holtzapple, Mark T.; Rabroker, George A. (2014). Gerotor apparatus for a quasi-isothermal Brayton cycle engine. United States. Patent and Trademark Office; Texas A&M University. Libraries. Available electronically from