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Improvements on Watt's engines, p. 110-Engines dispensing with
the walking beam, p. 111—The development of high-pressure
engines, p. 112—Advantages of the high-pressure engine, p. 114
- How steam acts in the high-pressure engine, p. 116—Compound
engines, p. 117–Rotary engines, p. 119—Turbine engines, p. 124
-The Turbinia and other turbine boats, p. 125—The action of
steam in the turbine engine, p. 126-Advantages of the turbine
engine, p. 127.
Some early gas engines, p. 133—Dr. Stirling's hot-air engine, p.
133—Ericsson's hot-air engines, p. 134-The first practical gas
engine, p. 135—The Otto gas engine, p. 136-Otto's improvement
by means of compressed gas, p. 138The “Otto cycle," p. 139–
Adaptation of gas engines to automobiles, p. 140— Rapid increase
in the use of gas engines, p. 141—Defects of the older hot-air
engines, p. 145— Recent improvements and possibilities in the use
of hot-air engines, p. 146.