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How hot does the steam get on a steam engine?

The temperature of the steam in a steam engine will vary as the pressure of the steam. The higher the pressure, the higher the temperature that the steam headers (pipes) will (MORE)

Who discovered the steam engine?

  'Invented' is a better word to use than 'discovered'. Watt, Trevithick, Cugnot, and Newcomen were involved in the early development of the steam engine in modern times. (MORE)
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What are steam engines?

noun: an engine worked by steam, typically one in  which a sliding piston in a cylinder is moved by the expansive  action of the steam generated in a boiler. A steam engine (MORE)

Advantages and disadvantages on steam engine?

Steam engine advantages   Any suitable form of energy can be used to make steam   Not affected much by high altitudes   Water can be re-used    Steam engine (MORE)

What kind of engines are steam engines?

It is an engine of one or more cylinders which relies on steam pressure to move a piston along.. Water is heated in a boiler, the steam expands though a tube into the cylinder (MORE)

How does a steam engine differ from a steam turbine?

Technically a steam turbine is a particular type of steam engine. A classic steam engine usually refers to a reciprocating steam engine, which uses a piston and crank arrangem (MORE)

What problems did the steam engine have?

The prime problems of the early steam engine were threefold: 1) it was relatively inefficient, with a very poor energy conversion ratio (that is, the amount of potential ene (MORE)

What is the answer to 20c plus 5 equals 5c plus 65?

20c + 5 = 5c + 65 Divide through by 5: 4c + 1 = c + 13 Subtract c from both sides: 3c + 1 = 13 Subtract 1 from both sides: 3c = 12 Divide both sides by 3: c = 4
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How does the rotary steam engine work?

The rotary steam engine has two identical lobed gears inside a tightly sealed casing to which each lobe of each gear is sealed often with a sliding vane to prevent slippage. O (MORE)