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Unformatted text preview: The Steam Engine The Pre-Steam Boilers Atmospheric Engine Condensing Engine Double-Acting Engine Pre-Steam Pre-Steam Hero of Alexandria 1st Century AD Described Boiler and Reaction Turbine No Suggestion for Useful Application of Device 16th Century - Descriptive Publications 17th Century - Beginning of Steam’s Practical 17th Usage Usage Hero’s Engine Hero’s Boilers - Types Boilers Shell (1720s) Kettle on Stove Inefficient - Loss of Heat Heat Tube (1750s) Tredgold - London Fire Tube (1750s) Limited in Capacity and Pressure Susceptible to Explosions Smeaton Trevithick (1804) - 65 psi, 25 inch bore, 10 ft stroke Boilers - Types (continued) Boilers Water Tube (1770s) Blakey (1766) - First Built Rumsey (1788) - First Successful John Stevens - Lawyer (1800s) First Patents in 1790 Improved Water Tube (1850s) Wilcox (1856) Multiple Inclined Water Tubes Better Water Circulation More Heating Surface Babcock & Wilcox (1866) Boilers - Construction Boilers Materials Copper Cast Ir...
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