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William Gilbert Turner

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William Gilbert Turner (1884- )

1922 A.M.I.E.E., Borough Elec. Engr., Corpn. Electricity Works, Southampton. T. A.: "Electricity Works." T. N.: 178. b. 1884. Ed. Perse School, Cambridge, 1893-9, and Armstrong College, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Training with C. A. Parsons and Co., Heaton Works, Newcastle-on-Tyne, 1900-5. On works and mains staff of Newcastle and District Electric Lighting Co., Ltd., 1905-8. Chief Assistant Engineer to Newcastle and District Electric Lighting Co., Ltd., 19:8-20. Publications: "The Recording of Mains" ("Electrical Engineering," 1904); "Exhaust Steam Power Generation" ("Electrical Magazine," 1908); "The Design of Power Stations" (three issues of "Electrical Magazine," 1908); "The Parsons Steam Turbine and Electrical Works " ("Electrical Magazine," 1909); "The Design of Suction and Discharge Pipes for Condensing Plants" ("Electrical Review," 1909); "The Laying of Mains on the Solid System" ("Electrical Engineering," 1911); etc.

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