James Watt and the Steam Engine
This fifteen minute video is about Jame Watt and his life in the 1770s. It slowly shows how a steam engine works with good graphics. It also explains the expansion of the steam engine outside of water pumps and how a random act gave Watt an idea on how to make a more efficient steam engine. Good insights into how Watt felt. There is an advertisement in the middle of the video that should be skipped. A drawing of the steam engine would be of benefit. Of note is his use of horsepower as a measurem
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