This article is not intended to provide all the information needed to design and build actual boilers. Many skills and cross checks are needed to ensure the safe design and construction of pressure vessels. This article is to promote the understanding of steam technology, and to provide a useful framework for writing stories set in the 1632 verse.
Steam can REALLY KILL YOU
Of all the substances on earth, water seems to be the most adaptable to transferring power from heat to work. When heated water boils and creates . . .
We're very sorry, but this content is only available to current subscribers.
Perhaps you just need to log in. If you're already logged in, please check if your subscription has expired by looking here.
If you're not already a subscriber you need to know that our columns and editorials are free, along with a few other items, but almost all stories and all downloads are paid only.
If you want to read the entire gazette, you need to either subscribe here, or purchase a download of any single issue at the Baen Books e-book store or at Amazon.com.
- The Grantville Gazette Staff