James Watt und die Grundlagen des modernen Dampfmaschinenbaues: eine geschichtliche Studie ...

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J. Springer, 1897 - 106 Seiten
Eine Geschichtliche Studie, vorgetragen in der 37. Hauptversammlung des Vereines Deutscher Ingenieure zu Stuttgart.
 

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Seite 65 - Though I am not over-anxious after fame, yet I am more proud of the parallel motion than of any other mechanical invention I have ever made
Seite 8 - James Watt has removed his shop from the Sautmercat to Mr Buchanan's land on the Trongate where he sells all sorts of mathematical and musical instruments, with variety of Toys and other goods.
Seite 79 - ... his initials. I have not attempted to render Dr ROBISON'S memoir a complete history of the Steam-Engine ; nor have I even given a detailed account of my own improvements upon it. The former would have been an undertaking beyond my present powers, and the latter must much have exceeded the limits of a commentary upon my friend's work. I have therefore confined myself to correcting such parts as appeared necessary, and to adding such matter as he had not an opportunity of knowing.
Seite 35 - This it a mistake. From the first, I proposed to act upon the piston with steam instead of the atmosphere, and my model was so coostructed.
Seite 33 - On the INVENTIONS OF JAMES WATT and his models, preserved at Handsworth and South Kensington.
Seite 79 - Kobison's memoir a complete history of the steam-engine, nor have I even given a detailed account of my own improvements upon it. The former would have been an undertaking beyond my present powers, and the latter must much have exceeded the limits of a commentary upon my friend's work. I have, therefore, confined myself to correcting such parts as appeared necessary, and to adding such matter as he had not an opportunity of knowing.
Seite 46 - W.'s short history of the invention, p. 117.) The greatest difficulty was to make the great piston tight. The old and effectual method, by water lying on it, was inadmissible. He was therefore obliged to have his cylinders most nicely bored, perfectly cylindrical...
Seite 44 - Die reale Expansionslinie im Cylinder der Dampfmaschine und deren Beeinflussung durch den Dampfmantel ; von Illeck.
Seite 9 - Gelehrten in ihm zu finden, kaum älter als ich selbst und doch jederzeit bereit, mich zu belehren. Ich bildete mir ein, in meinen Lieblingsstudien ziemlich bewandert zu sein, und fühlte mich sehr herabgestimmt, als ich Watt mir so überlegen fand. — Sein kleines Zimmer war der Sammelpunkt aller strebsamen Studenten.
Seite 104 - Sie soll nach Möglichkeit ermitteln, welchen Anteil Wissenschaft wie Schule, und welchen Anteil die Industrie selbst an der Entwicklung des Dampfmaschinenbaues hat, und so eine möglichst klare Erkenntnis darüber schaffen, welcher Anstrengungen, wie vieler Arbeit seitens der mitten in der Industrie stehenden Männer es bedurfte, um den heutigen Standpunkt zu erreichen.

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