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Modified on: November 10,2010  
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Model Description: watt mechanism
Name:watt mechanism
Description:Watt's linkage (also known as the parallel linkage) is a type of mechanical linkage invented by James Watt (19 January 1736 – 25 August 1819) to constrain the movement of a steam engine piston in a straight line. The idea of its genesis using links is contained in a letter he wrote to Matthew Boulton in June 1784. I have got a glimpse of a method of causing a piston rod to move up and down perpendicularly by only fixing it to a piece of iron upon the beam, without chains or perpendicular guides [...] and one of the most ingenious simple pieces of mechanics I have invented. This linkage does not generate a true straight line motion, and indeed Watt did not claim it did so. In a letter to Boulton on 11 September 1784 he describes the linkage as follows
   

 

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Ammar Elsheikh
4/16/2017 1:48:05 AM
 
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Shupeng Wei
7/25/2016 9:26:18 PM
 
very good
It save me some time to use the model.
 
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Ahmad Hamdy
6/30/2012 4:41:30 PM
 
Very Good
the motion of part i like it so much
 
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