Steam Engine

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Steam Engine

Steam Engine

Oliver Evans

>American Inventor, born in Delaware. >September 13, 1755 – April 15, 1819

>Fifth of eleven children >First invention: automatic flour mill

How it works: >It takes the potential energy that exists as pressure in steam, and converts it into mechanical force. >Early examples were the steam locomotive trains and steamships.Why it was created: >Easier transportation, like with the steam locomotive train. Goods were now able to move without animals or the muscle of men. >Transportation this way was much easier and faster.Modern Improvements: >The Cyclone engine, which infuses ideas from the steam engine.

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