Piston of a Triple Expansion Steam Engine
A piston diagram from a triple expansion steam engine. The three cylinders are designed at high, medium, and low pressures, with receiver between each cylinders. This design divides work between the three piston to increase efficiency.
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Derr, Louis Cyclopedia of Engineering (Chicago, IL: American Technical Society, 1911)