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This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents and Footnotes

CONTENTS (abridged list)
CHAPTER I. The Steam-Engine as a Simple Machine. Section I.—The Period of Speculation—From Hero to Worcester, b. c. 200 to a. d. 1650
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CHAPTER VIII. The Philosophy of the Steam-Engine. Its Application; its Teachings Respecting the Construction of the Engine and its Improvement

About the Author
ROBERT H. THURSTON, A. M., C. E., PROFESSOR OF ENGINEERING STEVENS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, PAST PRESIDENT AMERICAN SOCIETY MECHANICAL ENGINEERS, MEMBER OF SOCIETY OF CIVIL ENGINEERS, SOCIÉTÉ DES INGÉNIEURS CIVILS, VEREIN DEUTSCHE INGENIEURE, OESTERREICHISCHER INGENIEUR UND ARCHITEKTEN-VEREIN; ASSOCIATE BRITISH INSTITUTION OF NAVAL ARCHITECTS,

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