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The steam engine, perfected by the Scottish engineer James Watt, revolutionized technology.
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This animation demonstrates the type of engine most commonly used in cars.
Hero of Alexandria is the inventor of the first steam engine, although he regarded it as an entertaining toy.
Radial engines are used primarily in airplanes and helicopters.
Stirling engines are also known as external combustion engines. Unlike internal combustion engines (e.g. Otto-engine), here combustion takes place outside...
A two-stroke engine is a type of internal combustion engine with a cycle of only two (power) strokes.
A type of rotary engine of high efficiency
A type of steam locomotives used by British Railways were manufactured in the 1950s.
The German engineer Rudolf Diesel patented the diesel engine in 1893.
What happens in a liquid during evaporation and boiling? What does its boiling point depend on?
The popular model of the American automobile factory was the first mass-produced car in the world.
This animation demonstrates how a turbojet engine works.
The submarine designed by the Spanish inventor Narcís Monturiol was a pioneering work in the history of underwater navigation.
Inventions in the 18th century resulted in huge advances in the development of the textile industry.
The first paddle steamer in Hungary entered service in 1846.
Before the emergence of motorised vehicles, letters and packages were delivered by horse-drawn carriages.
At the end of the 18th century, mining boomed because of the great need for raw materials in the dynamically developing industry.
Robert Fulton American engineer created the first operational steam-powered ship.
The English engineer George Stephenson’s locomotive was built for a competition of locomotives in 1829.
Wolfgang von Kempelen´s best known invention.
Threshing machines are used for separating grains from straw.
Machines converting the energy of flowing or falling water into useful forms of power were already in use in the Middle Ages.
The California Gold Rush started in 1848, near San Francisco.
The relationship between the pressure, volume and temperature of ideal gases is described by the gas laws.
Owing to the inventions in the 18th century, textile industry became one of the most important industries.