Leben James Watt's nebst Auszügen aus dessen Briefwechsel

Cover
Franckh, 1860 - 321 Seiten
 

Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben

Es wurden keine Rezensionen gefunden.

Inhalt

Andere Ausgaben - Alle anzeigen

Häufige Begriffe und Wortgruppen

Beliebte Passagen

Seite 101 - So that having a way to make my vessels, so that they are strengthened by the force within them, and the one to fill after the other, I have seen the water run like a constant fountain stream forty foot high : one vessel of water rarefied by fire driveth up forty of cold water. And a man...
Seite 101 - I have seen the water run like a constant fountain stream forty feet high ; one vessel of water rarefied by fire driveth up forty of cold water. And a man that tends the work is but to turn two cocks, that one vessel of water being consumed, another begins to force and re-fill with cold water, and so successively, the fire being tended and kept constant, which the self-same person may likewise abundantly perform in the interim between the necessity of turning the said cocks.
Seite 292 - A Description and Draught of a new-invented Machine, for carrying Vessels or Ships out of, or into, any Harbour, Port, or River, against Wind and Tide, or in a calm.
Seite 115 - of Motion lately brought to perfection ; whereby may be ' despatched any work now done in England, or elsewhere, ' (especially works that require strength and swiftness), ' either by wind, water, cattel, or men, and that with better ' accommodation and more profit than by any thing hitherto
Seite 112 - Traitez de l'Equilibre des liqueurs et de la pesanteur de la masse de l'air, par M.
Seite 253 - Je fus frappé au plus haut degré de cette découverte.
Seite 106 - Weighs but himself when he nath run his race. " The Heavens admire, the Centre stands amazed, To see such Streams by so small Forces raised. — Great is the Work, but greater is the Fame, Of that great Peer, who did invent the same. " What Force or Strength can do, is in his reach ; His long Experience, Costs and Charges teach...
Seite 99 - Les Élémens de l'artillerie, concernans tant la première invention et théorie, que la practique du canon, par le sieur de Flurance Rivault.

Bibliografische Informationen