Galileo Ferraris

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    galileo ferraris
    born31 october 1847
    livorno vercellese, kingdom of sardinia
    died7 february 1897 (1897-02-08) (aged 49)
    turin, kingdom of italy
    nationalityitalian
    known foralternating current
    scientific career
    fieldsphysics, engineering

    galileo ferraris (31 october 1847 – 7 february 1897) was an italian physicist and electrical engineer, one of the pioneers of ac power system and an inventor of the three-phase induction motor.[1][2][3][4] many newspapers touted that his work on the induction motor and power transmission systems were some of the greatest inventions of all ages. he published an extensive and complete monograph on the experimental results obtained with open-circuit transformers of the type designed by the power engineers lucien gaulard and john dixon gibbs.

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Galileo Ferraris
Galileo Ferraris.jpg
Galileo Ferraris
Born31 October 1847
Died7 February 1897 (1897-02-08) (aged 49)
NationalityItalian
Known forAlternating current
Scientific career
Fieldsphysics, engineering

Galileo Ferraris (31 October 1847 – 7 February 1897) was an Italian physicist and electrical engineer, one of the pioneers of AC power system and an inventor of the three-phase induction motor.[1][2][3][4] Many newspapers touted that his work on the induction motor and power transmission systems were some of the greatest inventions of all ages. He published an extensive and complete monograph on the experimental results obtained with open-circuit transformers of the type designed by the power engineers Lucien Gaulard and John Dixon Gibbs.