Steinmetz, Charles Proteus, 1865-1923Alternative names
Electrical engineer and inventor.
From the description of Papers, 1922. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 50753002
Charles Proteus Steinmetz was a German-American mathematician and electrical engineer. He fostered the development of alternating current that made possible the expansion of the electric power industry in the United States, formulating mathematical theories for engineers. He made ground-breaking discoveries in the understanding of hysteresis that enabled engineers to design better electric motors for use in industry. Steinmetz emigrated to the United States in 1889. Steinmetz died on October 26, 1923 and was buried in Schenectady, New York.
From the description of Time book, 1889-1893. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 702487013
Charles P. Steinmetz was born in Germany, emigrated to the United States in 1889, and joined General Electric in 1893. He was the author of numerous books and articles on electricity, mathematics, and experimental investigations. Steinmetz patented over 100 inventions and improvements on generators and motors.
From the description of Charles P. Steinmetz papers, 1853-1921. (The Henry Ford). WorldCat record id: 713658808
- Electric currents, alternating
- Electrical engineers--19th century
- Street-railroads--Maintenance and repair
- Relativity (Physics)
- Rhode Island--Providence (as recorded)
- Russia (as recorded)
- Soviet Union (as recorded)
- United States (as recorded)