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" I must get rid of the condensed steam and injection-water if I used a jet as in Newcomen's engine. Two ways of doing this occurred to me. First, the water might be run off by a descending pipe, if an offlet could be got at the depth of thirtyfive or thirty-six... "
James Watt - Page 54
by Andrew Carnegie - 2005 - 260 pages
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Transactions of the Glasgow Archaeological Society, Volume 1

1859 - 562 pages
...the water might be run off by a descending pipe, if an offlet could be got at the depth of 35 or 36 feet, and any air might be extracted by a small pump...pump large enough to extract both water and air." He continued, " I had not walked farther than the Golfhouse [about the site of the Humane Society-house,...
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Lives of Boulton and Watt: Principally from the Original Soho Mss ...

Samuel Smiles - 1865 - 562 pages
...the water might be run off by a descending pipe, if an off-let could be got at the depth of 35 or 36 feet, and any air might be extracted by a small pump....the pump large enough to extract both water and air. He continued : I had not walked further than the Golf-house1 when the whole thing was arranged in my...
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Lives of the Engineers: With an Account of Their Principal Works ..., Volume 4

Samuel Smiles - 1865 - 556 pages
...the water might be run off by a descending pipe, if an off-let could be got at the depth of 35 or 36 feet, and any air might be extracted by a small pump....the pump large enough to extract both water and air. He continued : I had not walked further than the Golf-house 1 when the whole thing was arranged in...
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Once a Week, Volume 1; Volume 14

Eneas Sweetland Dallas - 1866 - 762 pages
...rush into it, and might be there condensed without cooling the cylinder. ... I had not got further than the Golf-house, when the whole thing was arranged in my mind." We can imagine the exultation of spirit which seized him as he returned from this walk, in which this...
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Transactions, Volume 1

Glasgow Archaeological Society - 1868 - 538 pages
...the water might be run off by a descending pipe, if an offlet could be got at the depth of 35 or 36 feet, and any air might be extracted by a small pump;...pump large enough to extract both water and air." He continued, " I had not walked farther than the Golfhouse [about the site of the Humane Society-house,...
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Lives of the Engineers: The steam-engine. Boulton and Watt

Samuel Smiles - 1874 - 460 pages
...make the pump large enough to extract both water and air." He continued : " I had not walked further than the Golf-house* when the whole thing was arranged in my mind." f Great and prolific ideas are almost always simple. What seems impossible at the outset appears so...
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A History of the Growth of the Steam-engine, Parts 1-2

Robert Henry Thurston - 1878 - 522 pages
...the water might be run off by a descending pipe, if an offlet could be got at the depth of 35 or 36 feet, and any air might be extracted by a small pump....water and air." " I had not walked farther than the Golf -house, when the whole thing was arranged in my mind." Referring to this invention, Watt said...
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Readings from English History: From Cromwell to Balaklava

John Richard Green - 1879 - 238 pages
...the water might be run off by a descending pipe, if an off-let could be got at the depth of 35 or 36 feet, and any air might be extracted by a small pump. The second was to 2 A vessel from which the air it contained had been exhausted. 3 The chief difficulty in the -way of...
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Readings from English History, Volumes 1-3

John Richard Green - 1879 - 708 pages
...the water might be run off by a descending pipe, if an off-let could be got at the depth of 35 or 36 feet, and any air might be extracted by a small pump. The second was to 2 A -vessel from which the air it contained had been exhausted. 3 The chitf difficultv in the -way...
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History of the English People, Volume 5

John Richard Green - 1882 - 504 pages
...exhausted vessel it would rush into it, and might there be condensed without cooling the cylinder. I had not walked farther than the Golf-house when the whole thing was arranged in my mind." The employment of a separate condenser, with the entire discarding of any other force in its action...
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