Harnessing Steam

Harnessing Steam

Streaming Video - 2006
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The history of the development of coal, iron, and steam during the Industrial Revolution is extensive and complex. In the era of the microchip, it is easy to overlook the critical role of the steam engine in powering the 19th-century machine. This program looks at the role of water power, examines Newcomen's and Watt's machines, looks at the interdependence of steam, coal, and iron and at the new demand for coal, and examines the growth of electrical energy.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], c1990


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