Steam engine: a brief history of the reciprocating engine

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    Authors & editors

    Law, R J [Author]

    Publisher HMSO
    Year of publication 1990

    English (main text)

    Medium Book

    Energy & power > Steam power

    Scope & contentContains a history of different engines and those who invented them including the Newcomen's atmospheric engine, the rotative engine, the Cornish pumping machine, the compound engine, the Corliss engine, the uniflow engine and steam engines in general with photographs and diagrams.
    KeywordsArchaeology & history, steam

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    Accession no. 231779

    • Shelf location: F600
    • Notes: 6th impression, larger format than 1977 (4th impression)