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" 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 "
James Watt und die Grundlagen des modernen Dampfmaschinenbaues: eine ... - Seite 65
von Adolf von Ernst - 1897 - 106 Seiten
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Minutes of Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Band 123

Institution of Civil Engineers (Great Britain) - 1896
...calculations, geometry, and all other abstract sciences " ; and again he said, " I am not over-anxious about fame, yet I am more proud of the parallel motion than of any other mechanical contrivance I have ever made." Judging from present engineering practice, we may think that this was...
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James Watt

William Jacks - 1901 - 215 Seiten
...now for the first time disclosed to the world. Watt was greatly elated by this invention, saying : " Though I am not over anxious after fame, yet I am...any other mechanical invention I have ever made." (See Fig. 8.) Watt did not seem to care about proceeding further with his "locomotive for the transport...
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James Watt

Andrew Carnegie - 1905 - 241 Seiten
...his triumphs. He writes to his son, November, 1 808, twenty-four years after it was invented (1784): Though I am not over anxious after fame, yet I am...of any other mechanical invention I have ever made. He wrote Boulton, in June, 1784: I have started a new hare. I have got a glimpse of a method of causing...
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The Scientific Monthly, Band 9

James McKeen Cattell - 1919
...chains or racks and sectors which it replaced. In a letter to his son upon the subject he concludes, "Though I am not over anxious after fame, yet I am...than of any other mechanical invention I have ever made."11 Such praise from Watt U praise indeed; his interest in link motions was a lasting one, and...
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The Scientific Monthly, Band 9

James McKeen Cattell - 1919
...chains or racks and sectors which it replaced. In a letter to his son upon the subject he concludes, " Though I am not over anxious after fame, yet I am...than of any other mechanical invention I have ever made."11 Such praise from Watt ia praise indeed; his interest in link motions was a lasting one, and...
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Bulletin - United States National Museum, Ausgabe 228

United States National Museum - 1963
...Dyonysius Lardncr, The Steam Engine (Philadelphia, 1852), pl. 5 (American ed. 5 from London ed. 5). I am more proud of the parallel motion than of any other mechanical invention I have ever made."22 The Watt four-bar linkage was employed 75 years after its inception by the American Charles...
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Bulletin, Ausgabe 228

United States National Museum - 1963
...Dyonysius Lardner, The Steam Engine (Philadelphia, 1852), pi. 5 (American ed. 5 from London ed. 5). I am more proud of the parallel motion than of any other mechanical invention I have ever made."22 The Watt four-bar linkage was employed 75 years after its inception by the American Charles...
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Power from Steam: A History of the Stationary Steam Engine

Richard L. Hills - 1993 - 338 Seiten
...of Boulton & Watt firmly on the road to fame and fortune. No wonder Watt wrote in 1808, Though lam not over anxious after fame, yet I am more proud of...than of any other mechanical invention I have ever made.58 5 The devil of rotations 'Look round the metropolis', exclaims Sir Humphrey Davy, 'our towns,...
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Engineering and the Mind's Eye

Eugene S. Ferguson - 1992 - 241 Seiten
...(Washington, 1963), pp. 185-231, esp. 193-198. Years after developing the parallel motion, Watt told his son: "Though I am not over anxious after fame, yet I am...any other mechanical invention I have ever made." (ibid., pp. 197-198). This drawing is from John Farey, Treatise on the Steam Engine (London, 1827),...
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Watt's Perfect Engine: Steam and the Age of Invention

Ben Marsden - 2002 - 213 Seiten
...avoided all manner of 'pieces of clumsiness'. Years later, he was still telling his son that he was 'more proud of the parallel motion than of any other mechanical invention I have ever made'. With the parallel motion, he had at last achieved a vital goal. He could transmit the power of a double-acting...
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