Raising Steam: (Discworld novel 40) (Discworld Novels)
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Sequence Breaking: The Time Monks are startled and alarmed by the appearance of steam power before it is 'steam engine time' as they put it. Early Access Game Get instant access and start playing; get involved with this game as it develops.
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Once lit, the dampers adjust the boiler draft and the fires start to heat the water in the fire-tube boilers. Does anyone know, or does anyone know where I can find out, how long it took to heat up the water (starting with cold water, and with empty furnaces) in Titanic's boilers and get a head of steam that could run the engines?Ancient Tradition: Perhaps. Rather mysteriously, Lu-Tze meets up with Ridcully, and after mentioning that the History Monks aren't sure about the railway, says that the rest of "the circle" is. Whether this indicates that the Almighty Janitor and the first amongst wizards are part of some hidden group guiding Discworld history on a level even Lord Vetinari doesn't suspect will, sadly, never be known.
Raising Steam: (Discworld novel 40) (Discworld Novels) Raising Steam: (Discworld novel 40) (Discworld Novels)
Compressed air The firetube boiler is usually chosen for low-pressure steam production on vessels requiring steam for auxiliary purposes. Operation is simple and feedwater of medium quality may be employed. The name 'tank boiler is sometimes used for firetube boilers because of their large water capacity. The terms 'smoke tube' and 'donkey boiler are also in use.... Trainstopping: Constable Bluejohn, a troll even bigger than Detritus, stops the train he's on by reaching out a hand and grabbing the cliffside. Centrifugal pump the queen appeared as innocent as one of those mountains which smoke a little, and then one day end up causing a whole civilization to become an art installation” Fantastical Social Services: Moist's modernisation of Ankh-Morpork's public infrastructure continues into the creation of a city railway.
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Renegade Splinter Faction: The Grag terrorists absolutely enrage most of the dwarf conservatives, who call for their deaths.Ash chutes are provided to discharge ash from the furnace bottoms overboard at regular intervals to keep the stokehold clear of ash whilst at sea. In port ash hoists are used to dispose of the ash to shore facilities. Main steam piping