LXXII. An engine for raising water by fire; being on improvement of saver'y construction, to render it capable of working itself, invented by Mr. De Moura of Portugal, F. R. S. described by Mr. J. Smeaton.

@article{PortugaLXXIIAE,
  title={LXXII. An engine for raising water by fire; being on improvement of saver'y construction, to render it capable of working itself, invented by Mr. De Moura of Portugal, F. R. S. described by Mr. J. Smeaton.},
  author={Benito De Moura Portuga and J. Smeaton},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={436 - 438}
}
This engine consists of a receiver, a steam and an injection-cock; a suction and a forcing-pipe, each furnished with a valve; together with a boiler, which, on account of its bulk and weight, is not sent with the rest; but, as it may be of the common globular shape, and having nothing particular in its construction, a description of it will not be necessary, as also the rest of these parts already mentioned being essential to every machine of this kind, a further account of them may be… Expand