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Beauchamp Tower
Beauchamp Tower
(13 January 1845 – 31 December 1904) was an English inventor and railway engineer who is chiefly known for his discovery of full-film or hydrodynamic lubrication.[1] Early life[edit] Beauchamp Tower
Beauchamp Tower
was born the son of Robert Beauchamp Tower, rector of Moreton, Essex
Moreton, Essex
and educated at Uppingham School, Rutland. He decided at the age of 16 that he wanted to become an engineer and received early training at the Armstrong Works at Elswick, where he stayed for a few months as a draughtsman after completing his four-year apprenticeship. Inventions[edit]

Apparatus for steadying guns on shipboard

Beauchamp Tower
Beauchamp Tower
held several patents regarding an apparatus for maintaining a constant plane in a floating vessel.[2][3] The apparatus is based on the gyroscopic principle. One of the possible applications of this patent was steadying guns on shipboard.[4] References[edit]

^ "Illustrations and description of Tower's spherical steam engine". Tower.  ^ https://www.google.co.in/patents/US366438 ^ https://www.google.co.in/patents/US464806 ^ https://www.google.co.i

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