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Where is the town of Greenock where Watt was born? ???
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What year was James Watt born in (on January 19th)? ???
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Watt came to realize the importance of the thermal energy released or absorbed during a constant-temperature process. What is this thermal energy otherwise known as? ???
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At which institution did Watt first become more curious to develop steam technology? ???
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What unit of measurement did Watt conceive of to characterize the work output of steam engines? ???
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Which part of a steam engine did Watt introduce to improve its power and efficiency? This would allow cylindrical pistons to remain hot at all times. ???
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What was Watt doing for a living when he became interested in steam as a prime energy source? ???
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Although Watt would only commercialize his invention succesfully after partnering with another engineer later, in what year did he originally design this condenser? ???
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Where will you find Watt's face printed on British currency? ???
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What piece of gear was patented by Watt in 1781? It plays an important part in engines converting reciprocating motion to rotary motion. ???
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