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Unformatted text preview: ROAD TRANSPORT ROAD •Road Transport Carriage Wheel Composition Vehicle Construction Public Transport Steam Powered Vehicles 19th Century Experiments Pecqueur & Dietz Prejudices & Controls Steam Powered Automobiles •Carriage Wheel Composition Around 1820 Ball Bearings Banding of Felly With Banding Nailed Banks Of Iron Nailed Thermal Expansion New Banding Continuous Strip Welded Continuous & Then Shrunk Then •Mail Carriage Carriage Carriage Developments Were Influenced By Iron Industry (1800 - 1825) Industry Single Spring Suspension Long Continuous Strips Of Long Rolled Iron Rolled Long Long Shaft Shaft Solid Wrought Iron 1820 - 1830 •Light Calash Around 1830s Double Suspension Jones Brothers Carriage Makers (Brussels) Long Long Continuous Strips Of Iron For Wheels Iron •London Livery Carriage Brougham (1851) •Parcel-Carrying Stagecoach Passengers & Mail Between 1825 - 1850 Replaced Old, Heavy, Replaced Slow Coaches Slow Primarily Rural •Omnibus Paris (1828) 22 Seats 12 Inside 10 On Top Primarily Urban •Joseph Cugnot First First Successful Steam Powered Wagon Powered In Service (1770) Two Opposing Two Atmospheric Engines Atmospheric Reverse Arrangement No Condensation Double Ratchet System Controlled Valves Controlled Propulsion •Joseph Cugnot Engine, Engine, Firebox, & Boiler At Front Boiler Steering At Center Unstable 3 Wheel Single King Bolt Historically Important Carried Military Loads Contract (1771) Musee Musee du Conservatoire national des Arts et Metiers Metiers •Murdock’s Steam Carriage Conceived 1784 Didn’t Pursue Didn’t Construction Due To Advances Of Watt Advances Unique Design Cylinder In Boiler •Trevithick’s Steam Carriage Richard Trevithick Tested High-Pressure Tested Engine (1797/98) Engine Vertical Cylinder In Boiler Trevithick & Vivian (1802) Horizontal Cylinder In Boiler Separate Driver Heavy Vehicle - No Heavy Suspension Suspension Adapted To Railroad •Onesiphore Pecqueur Patent - France (1828) Differential Gear Solved Turning Problem Not Not Applied Till Gasoline Powered Automobiles Powered Similar Patents In Similar England England Hanson (1830) Richard Roberts (1832) Built Vehicle (1833) •Charles Dietz Great Pioneer Patent - France (1835/36) Two Oscillating Cylinders Elastic Material On Wheels Jointed Rim Trial Runs Paris, Versailles, Saint Paris, Germain Germain Regular Service (1834) House •Prejudices & Controls of Commons Committee (1831) Limited Use On Roads Steam Vehicles (10-20 MPH), Horse (2 MPH) Locomotive Act (1861) Limited Speeds (10 MPH Highways, 5 MPH Cities) 2 Operators, No Smoke Red Flag Act (1865) Limited Speeds (4 MPH Highways, 2 MPH Cities) 3 Operators Fears Boilers Exploding, Noise, Soot, Accidents •Highway Locomobile Cail (1857) Tubular Boiler & Tubular Condenser Condenser Agricultural Machines & Agricultural Heavy Loads Heavy Strictly Regulated •Steam Powered Automobile Developments Boilers High Pressure Died Due To Petroleum La Mancelle (1881) Frequently Built Arrangement Boiler - Rear Engine - Front Differential ...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course EGN 2031 taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '08 term at University of South Florida.

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