Newcomen engines

Related to atmospheric engines of the Newcomen type.

  • IEEC2 Draft Programme available

    The Organisers of the International Early Engines Conference (now postponed until October 2021) are pleased to announce the draft programme for the conference coming later this year (subject to confirmation and adjustment). Theme “A wider view of early engines and their operating context – beyond valve gear and famous engineers” For Conference ticket pricing options, see below. Full conference, or individual Day delegate tickets are available, please refer to Conference booking information. A PDF Printable version of the programme can also be accessed here: Updates 23rd MARCH 2021 Following feedback from registered delegates, and in agreement with the host venue, the IEEC2 conference is being postponed until October 2021.

  • Part 2 of the Proceedings of the 1st International Early Engines Conference (2017) published

    The organising committee of the 1st International Early Engines Conference are delighted to announce the publication of Part 2 of the Proceedings of the IEEC from May 2017. Published with the Newcomen Society, as Volume 88, Issue 1 (2018) of the International Journal for the History of Engineering & Technology, Part 2 includes a series of excellent papers which were first presented at The Ironworks, Elsecar in 2017. The contents of Part 2 of the IEEC Proceedings include: John Hunter – Newcomen-type pumping engines in collieries and ironworks on the north side of the Don valley in the Rotherham area of South Yorkshire in the eighteenth century (pp.1-36) Prof. David…

  • The inaugural International Early Engines Conference

    IEEC 2017   Over three days, from Thursday 11th until Saturday 13th May, the inaugural IEEC saw over 80 delegates from the UK, Germany, China and New Zealand travelling to Elsecar in South Yorkshire to hear an extensive programme of papers on the history and developments of early heat engines. Thank you! The organising committee wish to express their gratitude to the following people for helping to make the conference a success: Our conference sponsors: Our conference speakers: Geoff Wallis Phillip Hosken John Hunter Tony Coverdale John Kanefsky James Greener John Tanner Rick Stewart Suhail Rana Richard Lamb Victoria Owens Peter King David Perrett Mike Nevell John Barnatt David Kitching…