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Philip Kemp

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Philip Kemp (1887- )

1922 M.Sc. (Tech.), M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, 54, St. John's Park Mansions, Pemberton Gardens, N.19. T. A.: "Polytechnic, Wesdo, London." T. N.: Mayfair 6ioo. b. 1887; s. of late A. H. Kemp, Manchester; m. Muriel D. Marson, Manchester. Training: College of Technology (University of Manchester), 4 years. Apprenticed to Mather and Platt, Ltd. Assistant Lecturer in Electrical Engineering, College of Technology (University of Manchester), 1938-11; Lecturer in Electrical Engineering, East London College (University of London), 1911-4; Chief Lecturer in Electrical Engineering, The Polytechnic, Regent Street, 1914-9; Head of Electrical Engineering Department, The Polytechnic, Regent Street, January 1,1920. Publ.: Text-books, " Alternating Current Electrical Engineering," " Rudiments of Electrical Engineering "; paper, " High Tension Spark Discharge in Air," Institution of Electrical Engineers (awarded Students' Premium); paper, " Some Physical Properties of Rubber," Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society; paper, " A Practical Method of Harmonic Analysis," Institution of Electrical Engineers. War Services.—Instructor, R.F.C. Wireless School, 1915-16; Instructor, R.F.C. Electricians School, 1916-17; Head of Disabled Soldiers' Training Section (Electrical) at the Polytechnic, Regent Street, 1917-19.

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