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British Railways Standard classes - Steamindex

General accounts. Duffy and Rutherford are the more important references listed (there must be several more which need to be added; notably the RCTS history) to condemn the absurd waste of effort in producing a range of "standard" locomotives which only added to the diversity of types running at the end of steam.

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Plant Efficiency: Begin with the Right Definitions

The World's Most Efficient Coal-Fired Power Plants. Coal-fired plants in the U.S. have a fleetwide average thermal efficiency that hovers around 32.5% high heating value (HHV), according to the ...

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In addition notes that Cudworth single driver Mail engines in 1860 ran from London Bridge to Dover via Redhill non-stop: 87.5 miles in 120 minutes and that from about 1860 when Tebay water troughs were brough into use the 90 miles from Preston to Carlisle were run non-stop.

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David Heys steam diesel photo collection - 63 - RAIL ...

(Above) When BR's fleet of new diesel railcars ousted steam from local services, an irreverent band of steam enthusiast nicknamed the diesel upstarts as 'Bug Carts' which was about as insulting as one can get!

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Steam engine - Wikipedia

A steam engine is a heat engine that performs mechanical work using steam as its working fluid.In simple terms, the steam engine uses the expansion principle of chemistry, where heat applied to water evaporates the water into steam, and the force generated pushes a piston back and forth inside a cylinder.

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David Heys steam diesel photo collection - 30 - BR SOUTHERN ...

(Above) Class H16 No 30520 was photographed at Clapham Junction during the 1950s. At this time the H16s were regularly employed on Clapham Junction-Waterloo empty stock duties and in their final years Nos 30516 and 30517 found regular employment on the Fawley branch oil trains.

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New Steam Plants I Questions from 25 Sept 2012

1: When the boiling temperature of a steam boiler is increased, which of the following effects will occur with relation to the pressure and the specific volume of the steam?

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Love your Aga? Revel in your Rayburn? | BoilerJuice

I used to love my 1973 Aga. It is pillar box red and the heart of our home but in this past year I am so disappointed that it only produces heat for cooking (radiant heat for the kitchen) for the 40-50 litres of oil a week, that I am considering getting rid of it.

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Fossil fuel power station - Wikipedia

A fossil fuel power station is a power station which burns a fossil fuel such as coal, natural gas, or petroleum to produce electricity.Central station fossil fuel power plants are designed on a large scale for continuous operation.

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QE2 1987 Rebirth - Rob Lightbody's Website

A massive gamble that paid off : The biggest ship conversion ever for the fastest passenger liner afloat with the most powerful diesel installation afloat and the largest electrical propulsion motors ever built.

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Steam turbine generator speed control - clarification

Mikas, You have it all correct. 1) When the unit is not connected to a grid (particularly a large, or infinite, grid) increasing the energy being admitted to the prime mover will cause the prime mover to increase speed.

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