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1. The noblest machine; 2. The impellant force of fire; 3. Common old smoking engines; 4. The economy of power; 5. The devil of rotations; 6. Such unbounded power; 7. Good servants but bad masters; 8. An uncultivated field; 9. The new theory of heat; 10. The internal operation of the machine; 11. Such absolute smoothness; 12. Twinkle twinkle little arc; 13. The drive for efficiency; 14. An economical source of motive power; 15. The most economical mode of obtaining power; Bibliography.

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'His book should do much to help the appreciation of these engines and their contribution to the economy of manufactures.' The Times Higher Education Supplement ' ... a work that succeeds in exploring the inter-relationship between the practical and theoretical aspects of the steam engine.' Stationary Engine Research Group Bulletin 'The text is well researched and is a comprehensive history of the development of the steam engine.' The Manchester Association of Engineers 'This is an excellently produced book which is authoritative and readable and everyone seriously interested in the steam engine will need a copy.' Colin Bowden, The Newcomen Society

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