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 Safety
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 . . .

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