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No. 5. Steam locomotives and ships

Image   •   Aug 13, 2019 08:24 CEST

James Watt's steam engine literally set the world in motion and played a crucial role in industrialization and urbanization. The introduction of steam locomotives and the first steam ships improved living and working conditions for many people. Thanks to the innovative infrastructure, large quantities of goods and raw materials could be transported at a fraction of the cost and in a much shorter time. Transportation was completely revolutionized. People could move easily from place to another. Moreover, the use of steam engines in factories made automation and process optimization possible while ensuring accuracy and efficiency.
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