James Watt

The Worlds First Engineer

The Misconception

Most people believe that James Watt invented the steam engine but he did not create the steam engine he just improved the steam engine, but he improved it in such a way that it changed America.
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What happened

James Watt trained as an instrument maker in London, Then he got a job at a university when one of the engines needed repairs,while working on it he recognized a basic problem with the design.Steam and fuel were wasted by having both heating and cooling take place inside.Watts new design lead to many new factories powered by steam.