Steam Engines During The Industrial Revolution

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During the Industrial revolution in years of 1760 to sometime between 1840, the age of industrialization began. Almost every week, a new invention was created to help the everyday life of humans. These inventions often were to help speed the work in factories. The first machine used to help humans was the steam engine, created in 1698 by Thomas Savery."Steam Engine History." The steam engine quickly became useful for many different things such as machines in textile factories, to help speed up the work or as transportation method. Steam engines were what helped to create the first motorised transportation methods, such as boats and trains. This helped people not only to travel, but also to expand. The only fuel which was available to use to…show more content…
The steam engine created new possibilities for the human-kind to evolve. During 1712, for the first time, steam engines were used to help humans in different jobs, such as working in the mills, transportation of coal in mines, transportation methods and more."Steam Power during the Industrial Revolution." This allowed work not only to be increased in productivity, but also to give a push in technical advances. Different research groups were created, finding new ways to make more performant steam engines and smaller. These quickly joined each other to make the researching time smaller and advances quicker."Steam Power during the Industrial Revolution." Even though steam engines were very popular, during most of the industrial Revolution the majority of industries still relied on wind and water power as well as horse and man-power for driving small machines. "Industrial Revolution."Even though over time steam engines were improved and made more secure, they were still pretty dangerous, knowing that they had boiling water under pressure. They didn’t have the materials and technology we have today, resulting in not durable steam engines which often exploded due to the…show more content…
When gases are produced from such as machines and more, what happens is that these gases create smog, acid rain, and toxic air pollution. It also causes global warming. Global warming is caused by the green house gases which are in our atmosphere. These absorb the sun’s energy and release is back into our atmosphere, keeping the heat inside of the earth’s atmosphere, causing global warming, as these gases keep increasing. Global warming creates many problems such as the water rise, due to the melting of ice caused by the planet warming up. From 1990 to 2010, the sea level has rise to 6 cm compared to 1990. Scientists make predictions that the water should have rise between 50cm to 1.5 metres by 2100. "Climate Science Glossary." This would mean that a great amount of land of Earth would be underwater. Also, the buildup of gases in our atmosphere is making the air polluted. Humans are dying, due to the reaction of their body to the toxic gases. The air is slowly becoming unbreathable and is affecting everyone. Luckily, not everywhere gas levels are really bad to being critical for the human being. The country rated with the highest air pollution is Pakistan. It is said that Pakistan has an average of PM2.5 pollution : 101 ug/m3. It is also said that 80’000 pakistanian people are treated for respiratory issues
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