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A History of the Growth of the Steam-Engine

by Robert Henry Thurston

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Published by Adamant Media Corporation .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • growth,steam-engine,history,Tobert Henry Thurston,
  • Technology / Engineering / Mechanical,
  • Technology / Machinery

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages552
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9529248M
    ISBN 101402162057
    ISBN 109781402162053

    Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for A History of the Growth, of the Steam-Engine A History of the Growth, of the Steam-Engine (Classic Reprint) A great read on the history. I feel the book is incomplete without the tables and pictures showing the different types/5(2). Steam engine is an external combustion heat engine in which steam is used as a working fluid. Heat engine works on first law of thermodynamics i.e heat energy is converted to mechanical work. It is among the ancient Egyptian civilization that we find the first records in the early history of the steam-engine. Growth of the Steam EngineMissing: steam-engine book.

    History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Thurston, Robert Henry, History of the growth of the steam-engine. New York, D. Appleton and company, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert Henry Thurston.   Before the invention of the gasoline-powered engine, mechanical transportation was fueled by fact, the concept of a steam engine pre-dates modern engines by a couple of thousand years as a mathematician and engineer Heron of Alexandria, who lived in Roman Egypt during the first century, was the first to describe a rudimentary version he named the Author: Mary Bellis.

    Get this from a library! A history of the growth of the steam-engine.. [Robert Henry Thurston]. The first recorded rudimentary steam engine was the aeolipile described by Heron of Alexandria in 1st-century Roman Egypt. Several steam-powered devices were later experimented with or proposed, such as Taqi al-Din's steam jack, a steam turbine in 16th-century Ottoman Egypt, and Thomas Savery's steam pump in 17th-century England. In , Thomas Newcomen's .


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