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Hero Engine

Author(s): Gregory L. Vogt, EdD

Steam-powered Engine

The Hero Engine was composed of a kettle or metal pot filled with water. The device also included two L-shaped tubes which projected from the kettle opposite each other. Heat was applied to the bottom of the kettle, which caused the water within to convert into steam. The steam then exited through the two tubes, providing a force to rotate the kettle.