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Conceptually, steam engines and internal combustion engines for that matter, are quite simple. Valves admit steam or a fuel/air mixture into a cylinder where hot gases push against a piston that turns a crankshaft.
Many people are interested in reviving steam power, and many people can build engines. But how many people really know the secrets of building high quality steam engines?
Inside this unusual volume, you'll learn some of the secrets gained over decades of experience in steam engine design - secrets that are all but forgotten now.