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Brief History of the Steam Engine

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Takes the viewer through the development of the steam engine from Savery's pump, Newcomen's engine, Watt's engine, to the Boulton-Watt double-acting engine. Includes photos and a movie demo of how condensation pulls a vacuum. Also includes a brief biography of James Watt.
Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: February 13, 2002
Date Modified in MERLOT: January 08, 2010
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Submitter: Carl Lira

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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Most of the site requires only a browser. The movies require QuickTime.
Language: English
Material Version: N/A
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