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MACHINERY > ENGINE > STEAM ENGINE > ATMOSPHERIC ENGINE
PREFERRED TERM
ATMOSPHERIC ENGINE  
BROADER CONCEPT
ENTRY TERMS
  • Vacuum Engine
SCOPE NOTE
  • An early steam engine using steam at atmospheric pressure. Chiefly employed in mine pumping. sometimes known as a vacuum engine.
ATTRIBUTION NAME
  • English Heritage
LICENSE
IDENTIFIER
  • http://purl.org/heritagedata/schemes/eh_com/concepts/137366
DATE ISSUED
  • 7/17/13
PUBLISHER
URI
http://purl.org/heritagedata/schemes/eh_com/concepts/137366
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