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JAMES WATT.

Marshall, T. H.

Published by Small, Maynard and Co.:, 1925
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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192 pages. "James Watt, FRS, FRSE (30 January 1736 (19 January 1736 - 25 August 1819) was a Scottish inventor and mechanical engineer whose improvements to the Newcomen steam engine were fundamental to the changes brought by the Industrial Revolution in both his native Great Britain and the rest of the world. While working as an instrument maker at the University of Glasgow, Watt became interested in the technology of steam engines. He realised that contemporary engine designs wasted a great deal of energy by repeatedly cooling and reheating the cylinder. Watt introduced a design enhancement, the separate condenser, which avoided this waste of energy and radically improved the power, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of steam engines. Eventually he adapted his engine to produce rotary motion, greatly broadening its use beyond pumping water. Watt attempted to commercialise his invention, but experienced great financial difficulties until he entered a partnership with Matthew Boulton in 1775. The new firm of Boulton and Watt was eventually highly successful and Watt became a wealthy man. In his retirement, Watt continued to develop new inventions though none was as significant as his steam engine work. He died in 1819 at the age of 83. He developed the concept of horsepower, and the SI unit of power, the watt, was named after him." VERY GOOD HARDCOVER, green-blue cloth covers. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 026839

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Title: JAMES WATT.

Publisher: Small, Maynard and Co.:

Publication Date: 1925

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket Present

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