Behrend, B. A. (Bernhard Arthur), 1875-

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Bernhard Arthur Behrend was born in 1875 in Villeneuve, Switzerland; 1894 graduated University of Berlin with a civil engineering degree. 1896-1898 Assistant engineer at Oerlikon Company, Switzerland; 1900-1904 Chief electrical engineer at Bullock Electric Manufacturing Company of Cincinnati; 1904-1908 Chief electrical engineer at Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company; 1908-1910 Head engineer of the engineering department's power division at Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company; 1910-1926 private consulting business in Boston, Massachusetts; 1926-1932 private consulting business in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts, 1901 author of The Induction Motor: A Short Treatise on Its Theory and Design; 1921 author of The Induction Motor and Other Alternating Current Motors. He married Margaret Plummer Chase of Brookline, Massachusetts in 1926. He died on March 25, 1932 at his home in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts.

From the description of Bernhard A. Behrend collection, 1830-1982, (bulk 1890-1932) (Clemson University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 99103293

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creatorOf Behrend, B. A. (Bernhard Arthur), 1875-. Bernhard A. Behrend collection, 1830-1982, (bulk 1890-1932) Clemson University Libraries, Robert Muldrow Cooper Library
referencedIn Heaviside, Oliver, 1850-1925. Papers, 1884-1922. American Institute of Physics, Niels Bohr Library
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associatedWith Allis-Chalmers Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith Appleyard, Rollo, 1867-1943. person
associatedWith Behrend, Margaret Chase, 1895-1982. person
associatedWith Brown, Charles E. L. (Charles Eugen Lancelot), 1863-1924. person
associatedWith Bullock Electric Manufacturing Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Earle, Samuel Broadus, 1878-1978. person
associatedWith Heaviside, Oliver, 1850-1925. person
associatedWith Huxley, Henrietta A., d. 1915. person
associatedWith Huxley, Thomas Henry, 1825-1895. person
associatedWith Peterkin, Julia Mood, 1880-1961. person
associatedWith Smith, Goldwin, 1823-1910. person
associatedWith Soderberg, Carl Richard, 1895-1979. person
associatedWith Thackeray, William Makepeace, 1811-1863. person
associatedWith Westinghouse Electric Corporation. corporateBody
associatedWith White, Andrew Dickson, 1832-1918. person
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Electric motors, Induction
Electrical engineering
Electric power systems
Book collectors
Electric machinery
Book collecting
Electric generators


Birth 1875






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