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William McNaught (Rochdale)

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

7 relations: Cambridge University Press, Cutoff (steam engine), Governor (device), Rochdale, Slide valve, Stationary steam engine, Steam engine.

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, is a device used to measure and regulate the speed of a machine, such as an engine.

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Rochdale is a market town in Greater Manchester, England, positioned at the foothills of the South Pennines on the River Roch, north-northwest of Oldham, and north-northeast of the city 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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