Steam Locomotives

(A lack of) vision, purpose, network, knowledge, leadership
  • Laurent Chevreux
  • Wim Plaizier
  • Christian Schuh
  • Wayne Brown
  • Alenka Triplat
Chapter

Abstract

The year 1689 saw the first commercial application to the millennia-old idea to use boiling water to produce mechanical motion. What started in Thomas Savery’s water pump evolved into the main power source of the industrial revolution over the subsequent 150 years or so.

Keywords

Europe Steam Diesel Boiling Harness 

Copyright information

© A.T. Kearney 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Laurent Chevreux
    • 1
  • Wim Plaizier
    • 1
  • Christian Schuh
    • 1
  • Wayne Brown
    • 1
  • Alenka Triplat
    • 1
  1. 1.ViennaAustria

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