John Henry Kinealy

Mechanical Engineer, Inventor

1864 – 1928

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Who was John Henry Kinealy?

John Henry Kinealy was an American mechanical engineer. He was born at Hannibal, Missouri, and was educated in the public schools of St. Louis and at Washington University, where he was an instructor in 1886-87 and professor of mechanical engineering from 1892 to 1902. He taught also at the Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas and at the North Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts. He was a consulting engineer at Boston in 1902-04 and thereafter a mechanical engineer and patent expert at St. Louis. His own patents include an air-purifying apparatus, a thermal valve, a damper regulator, and other devices using the Kinealy metal diaphragm. He published:

An Elementary Text-Book on Steam Engines and Boilers

Charts for Low Pressure Steam Heating

Formulas and Tables for Heating

Slide Valve Simply Explained

Centrifugal Fans

Mechanical Draft

This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Gilman, D. C.; Thurston, H. T.; Moore, F., eds.. "". New International Encyclopedia. New York: Dodd, Mead.

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Born
1864
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Washington University in St. Louis
Died
1928

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on July 23, 2013

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