Popular Lectures on the Steam Engine: In which Its Construction and Operation are Familiarly ...

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Popular lectures on the steam engine, in which its construction and operation are familiarly explained; with an historical sketch of its invention and progressive improvement. By Dionysius Lardner. Lardner, Dionysius, Popular lectures on the steam engine, in which its construction and operation are familiarly explained; with an historical sketch of its inventions and progressive improvement.

(New-York, Printed for E. Bliss, ), also by James Renwick (page images at HathiTrust). Steam engines were the first engine type to see widespread use. They were first invented by Thomas Newcomen inand James Watt (who we remember each time we talk about "watt light bulbs" and the such) made big improvements to steam engines in Steam engines ­powered all early locomotives, steam boats and factories, and therefore acted as the foundation of the Industrial.

The steam-engine is a triumph of peace, a victory of the pacific and constructive agencies of civilization, a conquest of Nature through the pursuits of science, and a symbol of the rise of modern industrialism and its successful conflict with the malign military spirit by which the world has been scourged through all the past.

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The steam produced is used for. The Report on Steam Engines (p. ) lists a second engine built by Oliver Evans, but as the date of its construction is given as the attribution is uncertain. 11 Dickinson, p. It should be noted that the average age of the low-pressure steam engines shown in Table 2 is higher than that of U.

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For a cylinder 10 cm in diameter, the time required for a pressure disturbance. The history of the steam-engine is a subject that interests greatly every intelligent mind. As Religion has always been, and still is, the great moral agent in civilizing the world, and as Science is the great intellectual promoter of civilization, so the steam-engine is, in modern times, the most important physical agent in that great work.

STEAM ENGINES The first steam engine was called an aeolipile (“wind ball”) and was invented by a Greek, Hero of Alexandria, in the 1st century AD. Steam entered a ball and exited from one of two bent pipes.

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In the modern marine engine we find one of the most important adaptations of steam machinery and the greatest of all the triumphs of the mechanical engineer. The water fed into a steam generator is called feedwater.

Steam and feedwater together is called working fluid. The name “steam generator” is also still called “boiler,” but modern steam generators in the supercritical class do not involve the “boiling” phenomenon.

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The wartime role of each vessel is discussed, as well as the stories of the people and establishments that contributed to its completion and s: 9.