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  1. James Watt (1736-1819) was a Scottish inventor and engineer. (Web site)
  2. James Watt, the accredited father of the modern steam engine, was a contemporary of Franklin, and his engine was twenty-one years old when Franklin died.
  3. James Watt, the son of a merchant, was born in Greenock, Scotland, in 1736. (Web site)
  4. James Watt was not a wealthy man so he decided to seek a partner with money. (Web site)
  5. James Watt is traditionally credited with much of its development, although these claims have more recently been questioned.

Industrial Steam Engines

  1. Early industrial steam engines were designed by Thomas Savery (1698), Thomas Newcomen (1712), and James Watt (1769), each adding new refinements.


  1. The ancient Greeks had steam engines of a sort, and steam engines of another sort were pumping water out of mines in England when James Watt was born. (Web site)


  1. The first screw propeller to be added to an engine was installed by James Watt in Birmingham, England.


  1. In 1780 he removed to Birmingham, having there for associates such scientists as James Watt, Boulton, and Erasmus Darwin.


  1. The watt is named after James Watt for his contributions to the development of the steam engine. (Web site)
  2. To his library were coming the prints that told of James Watt and the steam engine in England, and John Fitch's boat had interested him. (Web site)

James Watt

  1. James Watt, engineer and inventor; associated with the steam engine.
  2. The term was coined by James Watt, the inventor of the steam engine, who wished to evaluate the power output of his steam engine. (Web site)


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