Raising Steam

The new Discworld novel, the 40th in the series, sees the Disc's first train come steaming into town.

Author: Terry Pratchett

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN: 0385538294

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

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The new Discworld novel, the 40th in the series, sees the Disc's first train come steaming into town. Change is afoot in Ankh-Morpork. Discworld's first steam engine has arrived, and once again Moist von Lipwig finds himself with a new and challenging job.






Journal of the Royal United Service Institution

I do not know whether the oil has been tested against the coal to raise steam in a
given time . Captain SELWYN : The time given for raising steam in the most
carefully tabulated experiments I have at command , was twenty minutes ; but I
am ...

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Accounts and Papers of the House of Commons

526 710 1 ) Including raising steam and distilling . 1 ) Travelling at a high rale of
speed and boilers mismanaged . 138 1 . 3 1868 : 21 January to 8 February • 10
to 23 March - • 11 May to 1 June - I to 24 October . 26 November to 13 December
 ...

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Engineering News

EXPERIMENTS TO ASCERTAIN THE STRENGTH OR WATER - SPACE STAYS .
water near the surface being raised in temperature ... Diagram of Boller extension
at different heights when raising Steam , with water at working levet 150 lbs .

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Steam boiler Construction

A Practical Handbook for Engineers, Boiler-makers, & Steam-users, Containing a
Large Collection of Rules and Data ... much heat to water, and that the under
portions of the internal flue-tubes of boilers are almost of no value for raising
steam.

Author: Walter S. Hutton

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Category: Locomotive boilers

Page: 398

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Engineering

The external work is the work required, under the said actual pressure, to make
place for the matter (to push away what surrounds and presses on it) by the
extension of its volume by the raising of steam from water. That part of the heat
which ...

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Warm blast Steam boiler Furnace

It is , therefore , evident that all the fuel consumed during the week has been
charged to the boiler , except the wood consumed on each Monday morning in
raising steam to about fifty pounds pressure . The actual pressure at starting the
fire ...

Author: John Chipman Hoadley

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Category: Furnaces

Page: 173

View: 288



Journal of the Scottish Meteorological Society

In order to raise the temperature of the water and the apparatus from 20 ° C. to
100 ° C. , 27,344 grm . ° C. * heat are ... Rise of temperature produced Heat used
in raising steam Equivalent weight of water evaporated at 100 ° C 300.0 grms .

Author: Scottish Meteorological Society, Edinburgh

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Category: Meteorology

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Newton s London Journal of Arts and Sciences

... that the tubular construction of boiler certainly afforded great facility for getting
up steam in a short time , owing to the extent of heating surface ; and by reducing
the quantity of water in the boiler , the rapidity of raising steam might evidently ...

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Category: Inventions

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The Steam engine

caloric. Hence there would not be any economy of heat in raising steam at low
temperatures, as was at one time supposed. 149. It appears, also, that equal
weights of different bodies require different quantities of heat to raise them to the
same ...

Author: Hugo Reid

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Category: Steam engineering

Page: 269

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Locomotive

As a further illustration of the way in which the “specific heat” enters into such
calculations, we may refer briefly to a problem that came to our notice not long
ago, in which it was proposed to construct a special boiler which should raise
steam ...

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An Essay on the Steam boiler

I can raise steam in shorter time than in any boiler I h ve ever seen ; and would
cheerfully recommend it as the ... We have had your boiler in use fifteen months ,
and it gives us perfect satisfaction in quickness of raising steam , and the ...

Author: Joseph Harrison

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Page: 100

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