Giambattista della Porta

Giambattista della Porta (Italian pronunciation: [dʒambatˈtista ˌdelːa ˈpɔrta]) (1535 – 4 February 1615), also known as Giovanni Battista Della Porta, was an Italian scholar, polymath and playwright who lived in Naples at the time of the Scientific Revolution and Reformation.
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First Patented Steam Engine

The steam engine was first patented in 1698 by Thomas Savery, a British military engineer from Devon, England. Continue reading

Wilhelm Maybach

Wilhelm Maybach (help·info) (German pronunciation: [ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈmaɪbax]; 9 February 1846 – 29 December 1929) was an early German engine designer and industrialist. Continue reading

The Carburetor

The German Engineer/Designer Wilhelm Maybach in 1893, invented the Carburetor. Continue reading

The V-block engine

German engineers Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach, invented the V-block engine, the first engine of this type in 1889. Continue reading

James Watt

James Watt FRS FRSE (30 January 1736 (19 January 1736 OS) – 25 August 1819) was a Scottish inventor, mechanical engineer, and chemist who improved on Thomas Newcomen's 1712 Newcomen steam engine with his Watt steam engine in 1781, which was fundamental to the changes brought by the Industrial Revolution in both his native Great Britain and the rest of the world. Continue reading

Watt steam engine led directly to the motor vehicle

James Watt, a designer, built the Watt steam engine. Continue reading

First stone bridge

Pons Aemilius, built across the Tiber Riber in Rome, Italy, in 179 BCE, is considered the first stone bridge Continue reading

The Radiator

Wilhelm Maybach, a designer in 1897, Germany, design a radiator Continue reading

Steam engine still in working order

Smethwick Engine, built in 1779, is a steam engine still in working order. Continue reading