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A steam engine is a device that transforms energy of one sort into energy of a different sort, and it can perform useful tasks, such as moving a piston, without ever violating that principle of conservation of energy.
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It is a very simple plan, and will be perfectly tight; it is by restoring an equilibrium on both sides of the piston.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The water-piston is 10 inches in diameter, drawing and forcing 35 feet perpendicular, equal beam.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
When she had finished her up-stroke the steam passed from under the pole on to the top of the piston in the cylinder.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Then he came down from London and found that the piston of his engine was half an inch smaller in diameter than the cylinder.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The steam in ordinary working was shut off when the piston had moved from an eighth to a quarter of its stroke.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
Two valves turned the steam on and off from under the piston, with the ordinary gear and handles.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
At this moment the rise of the piston will have closed the engine supply port S.
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If it was applied to the best advantage, say on a piston, calling powder one thousand atmospheres, it would far exceed that duty.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
The atmosphere pressing on the piston like steam, the air is drawn from the pipes by a large air-pump and steam-engine.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK

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