It may be said, too, of Leonardo da Vinci, that he was the first to suggest the idea of the screw propeller.
Its motive power is in its tail, which is a screw propeller.
The pressure that propels a vessel is taken by the thrust block in a screw propeller engine.
Should it be by flapping wings like a bird, or by a screw propeller like a ship?
The blades of the windmill and the electric fan are shaped very much like the screw propeller.
He did much to promote the adoption of steam and the screw propeller in war-ships.
To an American citizen, John Ericsson, the world owes the screw propeller.
The angles of any screw propeller blade having a uniform or true pitch change gradually for every increased diameter.
The screw propeller was introduced by the great Swedish inventor, John Ericsson, in 1836.
Keenly interested from boyhood in mechanical science, he made experiments in the application of the screw propeller for boats.