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Operation of piston steam engines

All grades
Major: physics, technology, history
Study program and professional reference: mechanical engineering, physics, history of technolgy

The workshop offers an insight into the world of steam engines. The technology, its function and its safety precautions are presented. The steam engine and the drive technique are discussed and shown in detail. The course is designed in such a way that the students can ride on the driver's cab and experience the operation live. Flame-resistant clothing (cotton, linen, no artificial fibers) is a prerequisite.

Information for registration
approx. 60 minutes
max. group size:
8 students
Labor Für Maschinensyteme, Straße des 17. Juni 144a, 10623 Berlin
by appointment

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Henning Meyer, Dr. Dirk Forschner

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Dr. Dirk Forschner
Institute of Philosophy, Literature, History of Science and Technology
Room MAR 2.035
Marchstraße 23
10587 Berlin
030-314 23786