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William McNaught (Rochdale)

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William McNaught was a steam engine engineer from Rochdale, Lancashire, England. [1]

9 relations: Bury, Cambridge University Press, Cutoff (steam engine), Governor (device), Heywood, Greater Manchester, Rochdale, Slide valve, Stationary steam engine, Steam engine.


Bury is a town in Greater Manchester, England, on the River Irwell east of Bolton, southwest of Rochdale and northwest of Manchester.

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Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press (CUP) is the publishing business of the University of Cambridge.

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Cutoff (steam engine)

In a steam engine, cutoff is the point in the piston stroke at which the inlet valve is closed.

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Governor (device)

A governor, or speed limiter or controller, is a device used to measure and regulate the speed of a machine, such as an engine.

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Heywood, Greater Manchester

Heywood is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Rochdale, Greater Manchester, England.

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Rochdale is a town in Greater Manchester, England, at the foothills of the South Pennines on the River Roch, northwest of Oldham and northeast of Manchester.

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Slide valve

The slide valve is a rectilinear valve used to control the admission of steam into, and emission of exhaust from, the cylinder of a steam engine.

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Stationary steam engine

Stationary steam engines are fixed steam engines used for pumping or driving mills and factories, and for power generation.

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Steam engine

A steam engine is a heat engine that performs mechanical work using steam as its working fluid.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_McNaught_(Rochdale)

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