Essays Tagged: "Richard Trevithick"

Cars today are very common but about 200 years ago they were thought to be just some kind of crazy invention.

as a three-wheeled steam tractor for hauling very heavy artillery.In 1801 and 1803 another inventor Richard Trevithick of the United Kingdom demonstrated four-wheeled steam propelled vehicles to carry ...

(6 pages) 96 1 4.9 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Thomas Jefferson and the Locomotive this essay is about the locomotive and when thomas jefferson was president.

ometer, and a copying machine.The locomotive was a very large technological advancement in America. Richard Trevithick invented it in 1804. The locomotive helped many products go places faster than ev ... ld be built much slower also large buildings too. Now things can get to other places at a fast rate.Richard Trevithick was born in Illogan, Cornwall, in 1771. Richard was educated at Camborne School b ...

(2 pages) 27 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Invention of the Automobile

first differential gear.The first automobile to carry passengers was built by the British inventor Richard Trevithick in 1801. In December of that year, Trevithick tested a successful road test of hi ...

(9 pages) 97 1 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Richard Trevethick

When one considers the many technological achievements of mankind, few people can match those of Richard Trevethick (See Appendix 1). He was a pioneer of the Industrial Revolution and undoubtedly o ... d it is likely that this quest was a driving force, which propelled the inventive mind of the young Richard Trevithick.Because Cornwall has no coal Fields, high import costs obliged the ore-mine opera ...

(5 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Inventions During the Industrial Revolution

water frame, steam engine and locomotive. The inventors of these inventions were Jasmes Hargreaves, Richard Arkwright, Jame's Watt and Richard Trevithick. New ideas, methods, and machinery helped the ... a machine could be used anywhere and was not limited to next to a stream.The locomotive, created by Richard Trevithich, was derived from a steam powered carriage that carried people on roads. Later on ...

(1 pages) 36 3 2.3 Jan/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

19th Century - Good?

ific discoveries. One of the first inventions was a new type of high-pressure engine. The inventor, Richard Trevithick, used his engine to drive the first ever steam locomotive! The wealthy, including ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Newcome And Watt Engines

ut the Industrial Revolution. My evolvement in the steam engine over time helped a man named Richard Trevithick. He created the first steam powered locomotive. A locomotive was a vehicle with a ...

(2 pages) 731 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The Effects of The Steam Powered Engines on The Industrial Revolution

of engineers connected with coal mines searching for a way to apply the steam engine to railways.6"Richard Trevithick, a foreman in a Cornish tin-mine, prompted, no doubt, by seeing the model engine ...

(10 pages) 15 0 0.0 Apr/2011

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Industrial Corruption

ander Graham Bell, Thomas Alva Edison who invented the electric light bulb, the steam ship, made by Richard Trevithick, and one of the most important invention that change their live, the railroad . B ...

(6 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2012

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History