Industrail revolution

Industial Revolution

  • Stocking Frame

    Stocking Frame
    The stocking frame was invented be the genius of Rev. William Lee. Rev. William Lee was born at Woodborough near Nottingham.The stocking frame was built precisely for knitting stockings.
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    Industrial Revolution

  • Languedoc Canal

    Languedoc Canal
    The Languedoc Canal was finished, connecting the Mediterrian with the Bay of Biscay. This canal is 240 miles long, with 100 locks, 3 major aqueducts, 1 tunnel, and a summit reservoir. This is one of the biggest canal projects from the Roman time to the nineteenth century.
  • mechanical sower

    mechanical sower
    The mechanical sower makes it so people can plant more seeds faster, giving a bit more freedom of how much land to cover with crops. Jethro Tull was the one who invented the mecahnical sower.
  • Use of Coke to Smelt Iron Ore

    Use of Coke to Smelt Iron Ore
    Abraham Darby found that using coke to smelt iron ore worked. So he replaced wood and charcal with this new idea.Coke is a carbon fuel, which is why it worked so well with smelting iron. Iron reacts with carbon monoxide.
  • First Successful Steam Emgine

    First Successful Steam Emgine
    Thomas Newcomen had the privelege of building the first successful steam engine. Steam was used to keep the Engine running.
  • Flying Shuttle

    Flying Shuttle
    John Kay invented the flying shuttle. The flying shuttle had metal capped ends, wheels, and a pirn of weft thread. This invention was used for weavers to weave wider fabrics.
  • First Threshing Machine

    First Threshing Machine
    The threshing machine was used for agriculture reasons. It sperated the grain from stalks and husks. This lovely invention was built all in favor of Andrew Meikle.
  • Bridgewater Canal

    Bridgewater Canal
    James Brindley offically opens the Bridgewater Canal. This Canal is used for Barges to carry coal from Wrsley to Manchester.
  • Spinning Jenny

    Spinning Jenny
    James Hargeaves invents the spinning jenny. This device is used for weaving of cloth, automated.
  • Arkwright's Water Frame

    Arkwright's Water Frame
    Richard Arkwright idiscovered that the spinning jenny can be powered by water. If a few things were changed to the spinning frame. John Kay helped build the spinning frame, then he sold the design to Arkwright. Arkwright made the system work by taking in account of the fibre lengths in the batch being spun.
  • First Efficient Steam Engine

    First Efficient Steam Engine
    James Watt had made a different version of the steam engine. He was fixing the Newcomen steam engine. But while putting it back together, Watt had found a way to make the engine more efficient.
  • Power Loom

    Power Loom
    Edmund Carwright builds a power loom. A power loom is a mechanised loom. It is powered by line shafts.
  • Gas lighting

    Gas lighting
    William Murdock lnvents gas lighting. He lights his home using coal gas.
  • Cotton Gin

    Cotton Gin
    Eli Whitney invents his cotton gin. This device cleans raw cotton from all debris.
  • Clermont: The First Successful Steamboat

    Clermont: The First Successful Steamboat
    Robert Fulton made Clermont. Clermont was the first ever successful steamboat.
  • Tunnelling Shield

    Tunnelling Shield
    Marc Brunel came up with a tunnelling sheild. This shield makes subaqueous tunnelling possible.
  • Electro-megnetic Current

    Electro-megnetic Current
    Electro-magnetic current is discovered by Faraday. Electro-magnetic current is motion of charged particles. This discovery made generators and electric engines possible.
  • Analytic Engine and Photographs

    Analytic Engine and Photographs
    Charles Babbage had made an analytic engine, which is a bit like the first general computer. This invention wasn't actually built until 1940. In the same year Fox Talbot produced photographs.
  • Telegraph and Morse Code

    Telegraph and Morse Code
    The telegraph made it possible to have long-distance communication. Morse came up with a code that beared his name. This code had assigned sets of dots and dashes to each letter of the alphabet. This way complex messages could be sent through telegraph.
  • Reinforced Concrete

    Reinforced Concrete
    Joseph Monier develops reinforced concrete.Reinforced concrete is teinforced with a whole bunch of small steel rods. This invention was used from many different things: pipes, bridges, buildings, and flowerpots.
  • Sewing Machine

    Sewing Machine
    Isaac Singer designs and builds the first practical sewing machine. Many others had made sewing machines before him. But Isaac was able to make a large profit from his sewing machines by how easy it was to be adapted to home use.
  • Elevator safety brake

    Elevator safety brake
    Elisha Otis designed the elevator safety brake. This new invention made making skyscrapers possible.
  • Steek Converter

    Steek Converter
    Henry Bessemer inventes the steel converter.The steel converter was used "the Bessemer process which was the first inexpensive industrial process for the mass-production of steel from molten pig iron."
  • Dynamite

    Alfred Nobel makes dynamite. Dynamite is the first high explosive that can be handled safely.
  • Remington typewriter

    Remington typewriter
    Christopher Sholes produces the Regington typewriter. the keyboard was not arranged alphabetically but by his own arrangment more commonly known as qwerty.
  • Telephone

    Alexander Graham Bell invents a electrical speech machine, which we call the telephone. This invvention paved the way for the Information Superhighway.
  • phonograph

    Thomas Alva Edison invents the phonograph. The phonograph could reproduce recorded sounds. "This invention recorded sound onto a tinfoil sheet."
  • Machine Gun

    Machine Gun
    Sir Hiram Stevens Maxim produces the machine gun. This invention made it possible for mass slaughter and the beginning of mechanization warfare.
  • Radio Waves

    Radio Waves
    Heinrich Hertz did some experiments that confirmed that electromegnetic radiation exists."For the Hertz radio transmitter, he used a high voltage induction coil, a condenser and a spark plug."
  • particles smaller than atoms

    particles smaller than atoms
    Joseph J. Thomson discovers particles smaller than atoms. He called them corpuscles, we call them electrons. So Joseph makes the Plum puddin gmidel of an atom.
  • Aspirin

    Aspirin (acetylsalicylic is a derivative of salicylic acid. It is useful to relieve headache, muscle, and joint aches. "Felix Hoffmann successfully synthesized aspirin."
  • powered flight

    powered flight
    Wright brothers worked hard to make something that could help man to fly in the sky. In 1903 that vision was finally finalized. They had bulit a powered flying machine.