The Inventions During the Industrial Revolution

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The Theme of our Almanac is Science and Technology so my Historical Analysis will be based off of the Science and Technology of the Industrial Revolution. My historical analysis will be about the inventions during the Industrial Revolution. The three I will be focusing on: The Water Frame, The Improved Steam Engine and the Sewing Machine. All three of those inventions all offer some sort of Problem, Progress and Promise to the Industrial Revolution. I will be analyzing those three things. One of the first inventions during the Industrial Revolution is the Water Frame. It was invented by Richard Arkwright in 1769. The purpose of the water frame was a new source of energy. The water frame was to spin cotton much more efficiently. They…show more content…
The steam supply is cut off, then the cold water is sprayed into the cylinder and then the piston moves back down. James Watt the improver of the Early Steam Engine was born in Greenock on the 18th of January 1736. In 1775 he vastly improved the original concept of the steam engine. Watt and his partner Matthew Boulton set up a factory. The steam engine works like so: the heat was converted into mechanical energy. The way that Watt created the changes to the steam engine is adding two cylinders. The piston is at the bottom for the cylinder. The steam creates pressure which forces the piston upwards. The stream is then cut off just like it was before when Newcomen invented it. Then a pipe that leads to the second cylinder which is the condenser, is then opened and cools down the stream. Then it creates the negative pressure which forces the piston to come back down. Then the steam engine doesn’t have to cool down if we are using this process. The problem with the Steam engines was the use of them in the factories. If you look at in with a negative mindset you will notice that the people who were once doing the things that were replaced by the steam engine are no longer doing their job. There are people who are unable to be working because a new machine has come in and taken the job that once belonged to them. There was also problems with the fact that it only helped with pumps and nothing else. Then James Watt created the double
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