Paul Boucherot

Engineer, Academic

1869 – 1943

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Who was Paul Boucherot?

Paul Boucherot was an engineer with the Chemins de Fer du Nord. He studied at the elite École supérieure de physique et de chimie industrielles de la ville de Paris where he later also taught electrical engineering. He was a pioneer of DC electric power distribution, designed induction motors, and with Georges Claude, built early plants for obtaining thermal energy from the sea. He also contributed to electrical analysis, including the relationship between real and apparent power.

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Born
1869
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Education
  • École Supérieure de Physique et de Chimie Industrielles de la Ville de Paris
Lived in
  • France
Died
1943

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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