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

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

Hero of Alexandria

Hero of Alexandria (Greek: Ἥρων[1] ὁ Ἀλεξανδρεύς, Heron ho Alexandreus; also known as Heron of Alexandria; c. 10 AD – c. 70 AD) was a Greek mathematician and engineer who was active in his native city of Alexandria, Roman Egypt. Continue reading

Aeolipile was the first Turbine

A Greek inventor by the name of Hero of Alexandria, described the toy Aeolipile that he build circa 75 CE. Continue reading