William Duddell

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1872 – 1917

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Who was William Duddell?

William Du Bois Duddell was a British physicist and electrical engineer. He was privately educated in the UK and France and rose quickly through the prestigious City & Guilds Schools via scholarships. Duddell was an ingenious instrument maker. According to one obituary, at the age of four he constructed an automaton by combining a toy mouse with a clockwork. His inventions include the moving coil oscillograph, as well as the thermo-ammeter and thermo-galvanometer.

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Born
Jul 1, 1872
London
Died
Nov 4, 1917
London

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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