Last edited by Jutaxe
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 | History

3 edition of The modern steam engine found in the catalog.

The modern steam engine

theory--design--construction--use; a practical treatise

by John Richardson

  • 113 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by A. Constable & co. ltd. in London .
Written in English

  • Steam-engines

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John Richardson, with three hundred illustrations.
    LC ClassificationsTJ465 .R5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 384 p. incl. illus., tables, diagrs.
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7006229M
    LC Control Number09007589

    A brief treatment of steam engines follows. For full treatment of steam power and production and of steam engines and turbines, see Energy Conversion: Steam engines. In a steam engine, hot steam, usually supplied by a boiler, expands under pressure, and part of the heat energy is converted into remainder of the heat may be allowed to escape, or, for maximum . The particular class of steam engine most commonly used in this configuration is the steam turbine. Modern re-invention of the steam railway locomotive is most likely to be considering advanced steam technologies. Use as a replacement for the internal combustion engine for automotive use has also been researched in the recent past. Buy Modern Steam Engines Illustrated by Joshua Rose (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(10). Peter Mckinlay wrote:The high cost of water and its delivery to Steam trains is still relevant. Water consumption of steam locomotives was not a primary reason for the transition to Diesel electric. Those who have a concern about water consumption in a modern steam locomotive should note that the new boiler chemistry allows almost any water source to be used, even saline water.

Share this book
You might also like
Ward Basin quadrangle, Florida--Santa Rosa Co., 1994

Ward Basin quadrangle, Florida--Santa Rosa Co., 1994

Expressways for Writing Scenarios

Expressways for Writing Scenarios

Colorado State Patrol serving Colorado for 50 years, 1935-1985.

Colorado State Patrol serving Colorado for 50 years, 1935-1985.

Imaging of the Prostate (Medical Radiology / Diagnostic Imaging)

Imaging of the Prostate (Medical Radiology / Diagnostic Imaging)

Indian reservation roads program

Indian reservation roads program

Regional integration

Regional integration

Diogenes at Athens and other poems.

Diogenes at Athens and other poems.

The crimson web of terror

The crimson web of terror

Journeys through Hell

Journeys through Hell

approach through history.

approach through history.

Corrosion engineering

Corrosion engineering

Deutsches Lesebuch.

Deutsches Lesebuch.

Theatre of love

Theatre of love

The modern steam engine by John Richardson Download PDF EPUB FB2

There are two technologies that separate modern steam locomotives from traditional locomotives: the implementation of the Gas Producer Combustion System (GPCS) in place of conventional steam locomotive combustion (which works in tandem with a high efficiency exhaust) and the use of a modern and much more effective internal boiler water treatment regime than was.

This model steam engine operates the system on to 30 psi of steam pressure. The system is scalable for larger requirements. License is available. Attention. New e-book just published by Robert Green "Steam Age Machines" contains descriptions and fine etchings and drawings of late 's industrial machines and steam engines.

This book series was not entitled: “Modern Steam Engines: an elementary treatise upon the steam engine, written in plain language; for use in the workshop as well as in the drawing office. Giving full explanations of The Construction of Modern Steam Engines; including diagrams showing their actual operation” because Mr.

Joshua Rose already. Pirker 4-Cylinder Engine: An interesting modern 4 cylinder wobbler valve steam engine design. The description is in German and the plans in Metric.

17 Pgs kB: River Queen Engine: A nicely designed marine type model engine from the s. 17 Pgs kB: Rotary Twin Engine: An easily machined twin cylinder steam engine with a rotary valve. Excellent book for anyone designing steam engines.

Since the time period that the book was written was at the pinnacle of steam engine design, everything is just as relevant today as it was then. The only steam engine designs that weren't in the book were uniflow and turbine engines, both of which were developed after the book was written/5(11).

"Great Live Steam Engine" - by Mr. Kenley C. Vogt (Penfield, New York ) This is nice little live steam stationary engine - I use it to drive a small model machine shop my Dad gave me - Very nice little engine - great for class room demonstration of a.

Advanced steam technology (sometimes known as modern steam) reflects an approach to the technical development of the steam engine intended for a wider variety of applications than has recently been the case.

Particular attention has been given to endemic problems that led to the demise of steam power in small- to medium-scale commercial applications: excessive. The book includes some drawings and a particularly useful table of "Typical steam engine proportions" which can be used to make a 'home designed' engine look right.

The early chapters on steam engine basics are also a good reference. Steam-Engine Design. Lost The modern steam engine book Series. I quote him "It is the first on steam traction since Porta's paper back in. It is a summary of the work on modern steam done by us (SLM and DLM).

For the first time, economic results released by the railways are being published, proving that operating costs of modern steam locomotives are as good as those of diesel traction.

The modern steam engine book Building Simple Model Steam Engines: Book 2. Tubal Cain. 27 Aug Paperback. US$ Advances in Steam Turbines for Modern Power Plants. Tadashi Tanuma. 22 Nov Hardback. US$ US$ Save US$ Add to basket. The Steam-Engine and Other Heat-Engines. Alfred Ewing. 20 Jun Paperback.

US$. The steam turbine continues to be a major factor in electric power generation throughout the world. Even nuclear power plants use the heat from a controlled nuclear chain reaction to produce needed steam. In the United States, more than 88 percent of all electricity is produced by steam turbines [source: Popular Mechanics].

As mentioned earlier, there are basically three stages. The Cyclone Engine is a Rankine Cycle heat regenerative external combustion, otherwise known as a “Schoell Cycle” engine.

In short, the Cyclone is a 21st century, high efficiency, compact and powerful steam engine. The Cyclone Engine is capable of running on virtually any fuel (or combination of fuels) including today’s promising new bio. Books - Steam - Public Domain Below is a list of Public Domain Books about steam engines and design (most downloadable from the Google Books website as a PDF file), and a list of Bob Jorgensen's book collection.

engine days can be seen in some of the very large modern combustion engine designs, with someFile Size: KB. This includes the first modern of the steam engine. Heron Alexandrinus, or Hero of Alexandria as he was often known, was a Greek born in 10AD in Alexandria, now part of Egypt, and the second largest city after Cairo.

Little is known about the life of Heron, however, we are aware that he was born to Greek parents that migrated to Alexandria Author: Johnblack. Modern steampunk. While Jeter's Morlock Night and Infernal Devices, Powers' The Anubis Gates, and Blaylock's Lord Kelvin's Machine were the first novels to which Jeter's neologism would be applied, the three authors gave the term little thought at the time.: 48 They were far from the first modern science fiction writers to speculate on the development of steam-based technology or.

Sadly, "modern" steam technology is outdated. And "state of the art" in steam is actually 's technology. Steam is traditional format is very inefficient. However, hobbyists and experimenters have been able to improve the designs to the point. Internet Archive BookReader Modern steam engines: an elementary treatise upon the steam engine.

Before the invention of the gasoline-powered engine, mechanical transportation was fueled by fact, the concept of a steam engine pre-dates modern engines by a couple of thousand years as a mathematician and engineer Heron of Alexandria, who lived in Roman Egypt during the first century, was the first to describe a rudimentary version he named the Author: Mary Bellis.

Modern steam engines: an elementary treatise upon the steam engine, written in plain language; for use in the workshop as well as in the drawing office. Giving full explanations of the construction of modern steam engines; including diagrams showing their actual operation. A steam engine is a heat engine that performs mechanical work using steam as its working steam engine uses the force produced by steam pressure to push a piston back and forth inside a cylinder.

This pushing force is transformed, by a connecting rod and flywheel, into rotational force for term "steam engine" is generally applied only to reciprocating. Thus the steam engine can be more efficient and cause lesser pollution.

Now, let us look at how individual parts can be modified to give us a steam engine for the 21st century. Fuel. There is a proposal of using extra light oil as a fuel for modern steam engines. Unlike heavy oil, light oil does not need to be preheated for use.

Blueprints include the Lee Gaeke, working under the name SuperSteam out of Inkster, Michigan, Detrick engine, a very good looking modern engine. I have the Chadwell O’Connor three cylinder boat engine blueprints that he made for Disney Land.

These were miniature Skinner engines and very well designed and made. The modern steam engine, theory--design--construction--use; a practical treatise Item PreviewPages:   Thirdly, the Tesla turbine is greatly over-rated.

It has about 20% mechanical efficiency although with superheated steam it would doubtless be in the single digits. A good piston and cylinder traditional IC engine design, when used as a steam engine, has about 85% mechanical efficiency.

Once upon a time, the steam engine reigned supreme — first in trains and heavy tractors, as you well know, but eventually in cars as well. It’s quite hard to fathom today, but at the turn of. The engine had low compression because of bad rings, but beggars can't be choosers, so I used it anyway.

If you decide to make one, try to find an engine with good compression. I later found out that with bad rings the engine would run fine but the steam would slip past the rings and condense in the crankcase and push the oil out.

Originally published inthis book discusses the impact the industrial revolution had on world history over the past three centuries and how it is still affecting us in the modern day. The book details the international factors that kick started industrialization and explores its global spread and impact.

Title: Geared Steam Engine (mb) Title: Mill Engine (kb) Title: Mine Engine (mb) Title: Model Boat Engine (mb) Title: Model Marine Engine that requires no castings (kb) Title: Model Steam Turbine (kb) Title: Model Water - Steam Pump (kb) Title: A Simple Oscillating Engine (kb) Author: Edgar T.

Westbury. THE most important modern steam book and possibly the most important book on the steam locomotive ever written. It is all here for the reading. Want to know what a modern steam loco could be and want to know how to go about it.

Well read this book. Published by the author. The Steam Engine Operating Cycle. The steam engine was developed over several decades. Working engines using steam were in operation before the theory of the work producing cycle described above and was developed in the nineteenth century.

Water was the working fluid of choice for heat (steam) engine design starting in the mid-seventeenth century. Modern Steam Glossary - A glossary of modern steam terms, very much a work in progress, is available here. B ooks Recommendations: There are few excellent books available, some only second hand, with which is it possible to find out just what a modern steam locomotive is, how to create one and how good it would be.

Gas Engine Magazine reader Laurence Graves of Suisun, California starts a conversation about steam engines versus gas powered engines. He seems to think steam power is tame and gentle gas power seems wild and uncontrolled.

Enclosed find subscription for the Gas Engine Magazine. A centrifugal governor is a specific type of governor with a feedback system that controls the speed of an engine by regulating the flow of fuel or working fluid, so as to maintain a near-constant uses the principle of proportional control.

Centrifugal governors were invented by Christiaan Huygens and used to regulate the distance and pressure between millstones in. Get this from a library. Modern steam engines: an elementary treatise upon the steam engine.

[Joshua Rose]. Steamboats & Modern Steam Launches is the fundamental, technical, how-to resource about steam launches. The accompanying volume The Steam Launch is the illustrated historical survey.

From My Old Boat Shop is the boatshop manual that. A steam turbine is a device that extracts thermal energy from pressurized steam and uses it to do mechanical work on a rotating output shaft. Its modern manifestation was invented by Charles Parsons in The steam turbine is a form of heat engine that derives much of its improvement in thermodynamic efficiency from the use of multiple stages in the expansion of.

Modern steam engines an elementary treatise upon the steam engine, written in plain language; for use in the workshop as well as in the drawing office. Giving full explanations of the construction of modern steam engines; including diagrams showing their actual operation.

New ed., rev. and improved. by Joshua Rose. 3 Want to read. 2. To achieve high efficiency in a steam engine, you need all sorts of accessories like reheaters and condensers, and these are impractical to put onto a small engine like this. Same goes with steam turbines.

This is incidentally why steam engine locomotives were replaced with diesels. I also think safety is a concern. Editions for Modern Steam Engines: An Elementary Treatise Upon the Steam Engine, Written in Plain Language; For Use in the Workshop as Well as in the Dra.

The first recorded rudimentary steam engine was the aeolipile described by Heron of Alexandria in 1st-century Roman Egypt. Several steam-powered devices were later experimented with or proposed, such as Taqi al-Din's steam jack, a steam turbine in 16th-century Ottoman Egypt, and Thomas Savery's steam pump in 17th-century England.

InThomas Newcomen's. REED'S Steam Yachts, Trawlers & Launches (Out of Print) "If SMSL is the Bible, then From My Old Boat Shop. The boat designers' handbook. Steamboats & Modern Steam Launches. The technical bible for small steamers.

Electrical Boats and Diesel's Engine (Out of Print) The history of Diesel and his engine. Create a coil from copper tubing. Take about 20 feet ( m) of soft copper tubing 1⁄4 inch ( cm) in diameter and measure 1 foot (30 cm) from one end.

Starting from this point, wrap the tubing into five coils 5 inches (13 cm) in diameter. Wind the remaining length of the tubing into about 15 coils 3 inches ( cm) in diameter. You should 82%(28).One of the best-known examples of the steeple engine was the Willans engine.

These were double- or triple-expansion compound engines, with the unusual features of single-acting cylinders and a central spindle valve shared between all cylinders. By aroundmore of the Willans type were in service for electrical generation than any other type.

One of the last .