Tubular boiler

a boiler containing tubes which form flues, and are surrounded by the water contained in the boiler. See Illust. of Steam boiler, under Steam.
See under Boiler.

See also: Boiler, Tubular

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These two improvements, in conjunction with tubular boilers, made the Watt condensing, double-acting, single-cylinder steam engine powerful enough to take on much more strenuous tasks, including the pushing of a wooden hull through the water.
For many years, he sought to convince the Admiralty of the superiority of steam power, tubular boilers and screw propellers.
Salecker begins with the construction, launching, and fitting out of Sultana, providing technical details about the tubular boilers that caused the disaster.