• LNWR locomotives: Whale & Bowen Cooke designs

    0-8-0/2-8-0. Summary of the Eight-Coupled Tender Engines. There is a major problem with the LNWR 0-8-0 and 2-8-0 classes. There is no question that Webb started the concept by coupling the "huge" boiler fitted to the Greater Britain type to an extended Coal Engine 0-6-0 chassis. The initial locomotive was a simple but Webb could not resist producing three- and four-cylindered compound variants.

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  • Boiler-Tuning Basics, Part I - powermag.com

    Deaerator Level Control. It is often possible to use a three- element controller for deaerator level control. Whereas the drum level controls use drum level, steam flow, and feedwater flow, the ...

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  • Mallet locomotive - Wikipedia

    The Mallet locomotive is a type of articulated steam railway locomotive, invented by the Swiss engineer Anatole Mallet (1837–1919).. The essence of his idea combines articulation of the locomotive and compound steam use. The articulation was achieved by supporting the front of the locomotive on a bogie frame (called a Bissell truck); the compound steam system fed steam at boiler pressure to ...

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  • Superheater - Wikipedia

    A superheater is a device used to convert saturated steam or wet steam into superheated steam or dry steam. Superheated steam is used in steam turbines for electricity generation, steam engines, and in processes such as steam reforming.There are three types of superheaters: radiant, convection, and separately fired. A superheater can vary in size from a few tens of feet to several hundred feet ...

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  • Organics in the boiler and steam: Good or bad? - powermag.com

    Where organics come from. There are two primary sources of carbon-based molecules in a boiler or in the steam it produces: compounds that enter with makeup water and organic treatment chemicals.

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  • Continental engineers - Steamindex

    Continental engineers. This is an arbitrary division forced by the limitations involved in handling large files. Abt, Roman Born in Bunzen, Switzerland on 17 July 1850 and died Lucerne 1 May 1933.

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  • Steam Glossary | The Railway Technical Website | PRC Rail ...

    Here is a collection of over 300 descriptions of the parts of the steam locomotive compiled to assist locomotive enthusiasts to further their knowledge of the most …

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