Difference between revisions of "Milestone-Proposal talk:Ferraris"

m (Proposer's approval reported by Antonio Savini, History Committee member -- Savini (talk) 12:15, 5 August 2019 (UTC))
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== Advocate's approval -- [[User:Juan Carlos|Juan Carlos]] ([[User talk:Juan Carlos|talk]]) 21:40, 29 June 2019 (UTC) ==
 
 
 
As the advocate, I’m in favor of approving the proposed milestone covering the ground-breaking theoretical and practical work of Galileo Ferraris on magnetic rotating fields and its application in induction motors.
 
 
The required two favorable expert opinions have been obtained, (and none negative among the consulted):
 
 
John Yagielski, senior Principal engineer at GE Global research center, and active member of the IEEE PES electrical machinery committee
 
 
Edward Owen, IEEE Richard Kaufman Award recipient in 2003 for his work on induction motors.
 
 
After an enriching exchange of concepts with the proposer,  Prof. Michele Tartaglia, and with his consent, the name of the milestone is suggested as
 
 
"Rotating Magnetic Fields and Early Induction Motors, 1885-1888“
 
 
and a slightly changed citation as follows:
 
 
In 1885-1888 Galileo Ferraris, professor at the Italian Industrial Museum of Turin, conceived and demonstrated the principle of rotating magnetic fields (Ferraris' Fields) produced by two stationary coils with  perpendicular axes fed by alternating currents phase-shifted by 90 degrees. He also constructed prototypes of two-phase AC induction motors. Rotating fields, polyphase currents and its application to induction motors had a fundamental role in the electrification of the world.
 
 
this wording eliminates some concerns raised about interpretation of  the last phrase of the original proposal:
 
“He also constructed prototypes of two-phase ac motors    which paved the way to three-phase industrial induction motors and to the success of three-phase electric power. “
 
 
That phrase was perhaps  too bold, and could be misinterpreted, given other work in this field. Among others Tesla (who also pioneered development of TWO-phase electrical motors) and  the citation for the Rheinfelden Hydroelectric Power Plant Milestone, which pioneered the present 3-phase world standard.
 
 
 
The original building where Ferraris work was done, “Reggio Museo Industriale Italiano” -which was  also a Higher technical education school, did not survive WWII.
 
 
The Politecnico de Torino continues its tradition. The plaque will be  appropriately placed at the public entrance  of its Energy Center.
 
The nominator Michele Tartaglia will be uploading additional information which justifies the choosing of the place.
 
  
 
Just some minor punctuation recommendations:
 
Just some minor punctuation recommendations:
  
 
In 1885-1888, Galileo Ferraris, professor at the Italian Industrial Museum (now Polytechnic) of Turin, conceived and demonstrated the principle of the rotating magnetic field (Ferraris' field), produced by two stationary coils with perpendicular axes, fed by alternating currents phase-shifted by 90 degrees. He also constructed prototypes of two-phase AC motors. Rotating fields, polyphase currents, and their application to induction motors had a fundamental role in the electrification of the world.
 
In 1885-1888, Galileo Ferraris, professor at the Italian Industrial Museum (now Polytechnic) of Turin, conceived and demonstrated the principle of the rotating magnetic field (Ferraris' field), produced by two stationary coils with perpendicular axes, fed by alternating currents phase-shifted by 90 degrees. He also constructed prototypes of two-phase AC motors. Rotating fields, polyphase currents, and their application to induction motors had a fundamental role in the electrification of the world.

Revision as of 02:23, 5 September 2019

Just some minor punctuation recommendations:

In 1885-1888, Galileo Ferraris, professor at the Italian Industrial Museum (now Polytechnic) of Turin, conceived and demonstrated the principle of the rotating magnetic field (Ferraris' field), produced by two stationary coils with perpendicular axes, fed by alternating currents phase-shifted by 90 degrees. He also constructed prototypes of two-phase AC motors. Rotating fields, polyphase currents, and their application to induction motors had a fundamental role in the electrification of the world.