How Did James Watt Use The Steam Engine?

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In 1775, James Watt, an inventor, mechanical engineer, and chemist, invented the steam engine. It was basically new and improved version of Thomas Newcomen’s 1712 steam engine, which wasn’t efficient or reliable. A steam engine works by having a box area for coal to burn. Above the coal is a tank of water. As you burn the coal it heats the tanks of water, and the water starts to boil and produce steam. The pressure of the steam moves the pistons and whatever the pistons are attached to power the factory, train, boat, and so on. His invention was very important to the Industrial Revolution and also was extremely important to factories, trains, boats, etc., that relied on steam power. He started out as an instrument maker (designing scientific
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