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adjustment air chamber air pump bearing boiler brasses center line centrifugal force chest piston clearance closed compound engine compression connected connecting-rod Corliss Corliss valve crank crank-shaft crankpin crosshead cut-off valve dead center delivery pipe delivery valves diagram diameter direct-acting distance duplex equal exhaust steam exhaust valves fitted flywheel heat high-pressure cylinder horsepower hotwell impeller indicator indicator diagram injection water lever live steam low-pressure cylinder lubricator main valve mean effective pressure minute motion move pendulum governor piston rod piston speed pivot plunger point of cut-off poppet valve position pounds per square pump cylinder ratio of expansion revolutions per minute rocker-arm rotation shaft governor shown in Fig slide valve spring square inch steam chest steam engine steam port steam pressure steam pump steam valve stroke stuffingbox suction pipe suction valves surface condenser temperature throttle tion tubes vacuum valve gear valve stem vertical volume weight wristplate