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<ul><li><p>Adams thoughts1. The first Steam Engine was made in 17762. Watt was born in 19th of January 1736 and started his studies in 17593. One of the most famous steam engines is the Stevenson Rocket.4. Watt was Home schooled.5. Watts first job was making scientific instruments.</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>By Ana</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>5 things about a steam engineA steam engine is a machine that converts the heat energy of steam into mechanical energy.Steam engines were used to great effect to run locomotives and steamships. Steam engines are still used today to help run nuclear power plants.The first steam-powered machine was built in 1698 by the English military engineer Thomas Savery.A steam engine passes its steam into a cylinder, where it then pushes a piston back and forth, it is with this piston movement that the engine can do mechanical work.</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>5 thing about James Watt The Watt (a unit of power familiar today when dealing with light bulbs) was named after James Watt.James Watt came up with the term 'horsepower' as a way to help explain how much work his steam engines could do for a potential buyer.James Watt was born on January 19, 1736, in Greenock, Scotland.James Watt died on August 19, 1819 in Heathfield, EnglandIn 1763 James Watt repaired a Newcomen steam engine, which then started him thinking of ways to improve the engine.</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>James Watt and his invention the Steam Engine The Questions on James Watt will come first with his invention followingBy Ben</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>James Watt James Watt was born in 19 January 1736 and died in 1819 at the age of 83. </p><p>He was a Scottish inventor and mechanical engineer, who made great improvements to the steam engine.</p><p>James Watt started of as an instrument maker at the Glasgow University. </p><p>Watt soon became interested in steam engines and joined another scientist named Mathew Boulton. He realised that current designs at that time wasted a great deal of energy by repeatedly cooling and re-heating the cylinder</p><p>Watt introduced a design enhancement, the separate condenser, which avoided this waste of energy and radically improved the power, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of steam engines. </p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>The Steam EngineIt is called the Watt Steam Engine is also known as the Boulton and Watt steam engine.It was the first type of steam engine to make use of steam at a pressure just above atmospheric to drive the piston helped by a partial vacuum. Improving on the design of the 1712 Newcomen engine the Watt steam engine It quickly developed from 1763 to 1775, was the next great step in the development of the steam engine. Offering a dramatic increase in the new design replaced Newcomen engines in areas where coal was expensive, and then went on to be used in the place of most natural power sources such as wind and water. </p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>Steam Engines</p><p>by Leelee</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>Steam Engines: 3 things aboutA steam engine is an engine which operates by using steam from hot water. They were created circa 1776. It's creation is attributed to James Watt, but he didn't invent it. I will be talking about him later.</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>Steam Engines: 3 things aboutStream engines succeeded horses, windmills and watermills to operate machines in factories. They were also used for mines to move pumps. Later smaller engines were built that could move steam trains and boats.</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>Steam Engines: 3 things aboutThe steam that it operates with is made in a boiler, which heats water so that the particles move further apart and float more, making it a gas. To boil it, fuels are used, like coal, wood or oil. The steam coming out of the boiler puts the force on a piston or turbine. The movements on the piston or turbines power the engine, so that the wheels are turned.</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>James Watt: Two things aboutJames Watt (January 19, 1736 - August 19, 1819) was a Scottish engineer and mathematician. He modified the first steam engine to improve it. He is falsly attributed as the inventor of the steam engine, but that is not true. His most famous work is in developing the modern form of the steam engine.</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>James Watt: Two things aboutHis father was a shipwright, ship owner andthe town's chief baillie, while his mother came from awell educatedfamily. He was home educated most of the time, but he went to real school as well. He had an aptitude for maths and was also a mathmatician. The electrical measurement watt is named after him.</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>Steam engines1.They were first invented in 17052.Steam engines were the first engine type to see widespread use3.Steam engines powered all early locomotives, steam boats and factories4.A steam engine is a machine that converts the heat energy of steam into mechanical energy5 The steam engine was the major power source of theIndustrial RevolutioninEuropein the eighteenth and nineteenth centuriesJames Watt1.James Watt was born on 19 January 1736 inGreenock,Renfrewshire, a seaport on theFirth of Clyde2. Watt did not attend school regularly; initially he was mostlyschooled at homeby his mother but later he attended Greenock grammar school.By Chloe</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>Basically, a steam engine is able to harness the energy of steam to move machinery.It is a fairly clean source of energy. Steam engines were used to great effect to run locomotives and steamships. The steam engine was central to the industrial revolution. Only through providing a convenient source of energy could major forms of transportation grow and prosper. Steam engines are still used today to help run nuclear power plants.The Watt - a unit of power familiar today when dealing with light bulbs - was named after James Watt.</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>James Watt was born in Greenock on the 18th Of January 1736. His father was a prosperous shipwright. Watt initially worked as a maker of mathematical instruments, but soon became interested in steam engines.Watts partner and backer was the inventor John Roebuck. In 1775, Roebucks interest was taken over by Matthew Boulton who owned an engineering works in Birmingham. Together he and Watt began to manufacture steam engines.Boulton and Watt became the most important engineering firm in the country, meeting considerable demand. Initially this came from Cornish mine owners, but extended to paper, flour, cotton and iron mills, as well as distilleries, canals and waterworks.In 1785, Watt and Boulton were elected fellows of the Royal Society.By 1790, Watt was a wealthy man and in 1800 he retired and devoted himself entirely to research work. He patented several other important inventions including the rotary engine, the double-action engine and the steam indicator, which records the steam pressure inside the engine.Watt died on the 19th Of August 1819. A unit of measurement of electrical and mechanical power - the watt is named in his honour.</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>The steam engine.The term Watts which is used in electricity is named after the famous Scotsman who invented the steam engine, James Watt (1736-1819). </p><p>James Watt didnt actually invent the steam engine, he only just made the first fully functional and reliable one. </p><p>James Watt was part of a society called the Lunar Society. This was a group of scientists and inventors who had meetings and had a very important part in the industrial revolution in Britain. The first actual steam powered locomotive was built by Richard Trevithick in 1804. Steam power is still used to help run nuclear power plants! By Guilhem</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>In 1712 Thomas Newcomen invented the first steam engine.The steam engine was developed further by James Watt in 1775. This led to the invention of the steam locomotive.A unit power familiar with todays light bulbs, the Watt, was named after James Watt.Newcomens steam engine was a cylindrical piston which moved up and down. As it rose it was condensed by a spray of water which allowed air pressure to force the piston downwards.A much later development was the steam turbine which still powers ships and generators in power stations today. By Kat</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>One of the early Steam Engines </p></li><li><p>Five Facts About Steam Engines1. Steam engines are still used today to help run nuclear plants.2. The watt a unit of power when dealing with light bulbs named after James Watt.3. James watt came up with the term horsepower as a way to help explain how much work his steam engines could do to buyers. 4. Tom Salvery made the first steam engine in 1698.5. James Watt improved the steam engine in the second half of the 18th century , and it also started the industrial revolution.</p></li><li><p>Five Facts About James Watt1. James Watt was born in Greenock on January 18th 1736.2. In 1800 James Watt retired his job.3. James Watt died 19th august 1819.4. James Watt First steam engines were used for pumping water out of mines.5. by 1783 James Watts engines had virtually replaced the Newcomen engines. By Lauryn</p></li><li><p>1. The Watt was named after James Watt.</p><p>2. James Watt came up with the term 'horsepower' as a way to help explain how much work his steam engines could do for a potential buyer.</p><p>3. Steam engines are still used today to help run nuclear power plants and are also used for tourists on the Frestiniog railway in Porthmadog!</p><p>4. Thomas Savery in 1679 was the first person who invented the steam engine for work in mines.</p><p>5. The Rocket the first steam train travelled at an average 12 mph but could reach 25!</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>James Watt and the Watt Steam Engineby Nadia Morris</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>All about James WattJames Watt was born in 1736 and died in 1819.</p><p>When he was working at the University of Glasgow, he became interested in the technology of steam engines so he decided to make a better one.</p><p>The called it the Watt Steam Engine, because it was a steam engine and it was created by Watt.</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>Pictures of James WattHe looked like this:</p><p>He lived here:He worked here:This is a statue of him:This is his memorial:</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>All about steam enginesThe Watt Steam Engine was not the first steam engine.</p><p>The reason why it was different from all other steam engines was because it had much better fuel efficiency so that was great because coal was really expensive.</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>Pictures of steam enginesThis is a James Watt steam engine:So is this:And this:And this...... And this.</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>By Nic</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p> Steam Engine Facts. 1.</p><p>The idea of using boiling water to produce mechanical motion has a long history, going back about 2,000 years. Early devices were not practical power producers, but more advanced designs producing usable power have become major source of mechanical power over the last 300 years.</p><p>2. In general usage, the term 'steam engine' can refer to integrated steam plants such as railway steam locomotors andportable engines, or may refer to the machinery alone, as in thebeam engineandstationary steam engine. Specialized devices such assteam hammersand steampile driversare dependent on steam supplied from a separateboiler.</p><p>3. The steam engine was a critical component of theIndustrial Revolution, providing the power source to propel modern mass-production manufacturing methods. Modernsteam turbinesgenerate about 90% of the electric powerin the United States using a variety of heat sources.</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>4. Thehistory of the steam enginestretches back as far as the 1st century AD; the first recorded rudimentarysteam engine.Over a millennium after Hero's (or "Heron's") experiments, a number of steam-powered devices were experimented with or proposed, but it was not until 1712 that a commercially successfulsteam enginewas finally developed.</p><p>5. During the industrial revolution, steam engines became the dominant source of power and remained so into the early decades of the 20th century. James Watt Facts.</p><p>1. James Watt, (19 January 1736 25 August 1819) was aScottish inventorandmechanical engineerwhose improvements to thenew steam engine were fundamental to the changes brought by theIndustrial Revolution in both the united Kingdomand the world.</p><p>2. While working as an instrument maker at theUniversity of Glasgow, Watt became interested in the technology ofsteam engines. He realized that contemporary engine designs wasted a great deal of energy by repeatedly cooling and re-heating thecylinder. Watt introduced a design enhancement, the separate condenser, which avoided this waste of energy and radically improved the power, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness of steam engines. He developed the concept ofhorsepower.TheSIunit of power, the watt, was named after him. </p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>3. Watt attempted to commercialize his invention, but experienced great financial difficulties until in 1775 he entered a partnership withMatthew Boulton. The new firm of Boulton and Wattwas eventually highly successful and Watt became a wealthy man. In retirement, Watt continued to develop new inventions though none were as significant as his steam engine work. He died in 1819 at the age of 83. Watt has been described as one of the most influential figures in human history.</p><p>4. James Watt was born on 19 January 1736 inGreenock,Renfrewshire, a seaport on theFirth of Clyde.His father was ashipwright, ship owner and contractor, and served as the town'schief Baillie,while his mother, Agnes Muirhead, came from a distinguished family and was well educated. Both werePresbyteriansand strongCovenanters.Watt's grandfather, Thomas Watt, was a mathematics teacher andBaillie to theBaron of Cartsburn.</p><p>5. Watt did not attend school regularly; initially he was mostlyschooled at home by his mother but later he attended Greenock grammar school.He exhibited great manual dexterity, engineering skills and an aptitude formathematics, whileLatinandGreekfailed to interest him.When he was eighteen, his mother died and his father's health began to fail. </p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>Steam Engines and James WattThey used Coal to create steam, Steam engines were the first engine type to see widespread use,They powered all early locomotives,steam boats and factories.</p><p>James Watt.</p><p>James Watt was born in Greenock on 18 January 1736. His father was a prosperous shipwright. Watt initially worked as a maker of mathematical instruments, but soon became interested in steam engines.</p><p>By Scarlet Hayes</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>The model Newcomen engine upon which Watt experimented.James Watt, was given the job in 1763 of repairing a model Newcomen engine for theUniversity of Glasgow, and noted how inefficient it was.James watt learned the trade of a mathematical-instrument maker. James watt had a partner for the manufacture of his steam engine first John roebuck and then Mathew Boulton.By Tommy.</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p> In 1755 Watt was granted a patent for his steam engine.In 1781 Watt produced a rotary motion steam engine. Watt became a member of the lunar society of Birmingham. Watt died on the 25 of august 1819. By Tommy.</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>Early Steam Engines Me &amp; Mohammed at the science museum at the weekend in front of Boulton &amp; WattS Steam Pump which allowed water to be removed from minesWarren Eldred year 8 jags :-D</p><p>Y8 History</p></li><li><p>2 James watt...</p></li></ul>