Galileo Ferraris

Physicist, Inventor

1847 – 1897

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Who was Galileo Ferraris?

Galileo Ferraris was an Italian physicist and electrical engineer, noted mostly for the studies and independent discovery of the rotating magnetic field, a basic working principle of the induction motor. Ferraris has 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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Born
Oct 31, 1847
Livorno Ferraris
Nationality
  • Italy
Profession
Died
Feb 7, 1897
Turin

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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