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William Esty

electrical engineer

William Esty, American electrical engineer. Fellow American Institute Elec. Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Background

Esty, William was born on July 9, 1868 in Amherst, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Cole and Martha Ann (Cushing) Esty.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Amherst, 1889, A.M., 1893. Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute Technology, 1893.

Career

With Thomson-Houston Electric Company, Lynn, Massachusetts, 1892-1893. Instructor, assistant professor and associate professor electrical engineering, University of Illinois, 1893-1901. Assistant professor, 1901-1903, professor electrical engineering, since 1903, Lehigh University.

Works

  • Author: Alternating Current Machinery, 1911, new edit., 1920. Elements of Electrical Engineering, 2 vols. (with W. S. Franklin), 1906-1907.

    Dynamo Laboratory Manual. Dynamos and Motors, 1909.

Membership

Fellow American Institute Elec. Engineers, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Connections

Married Julia Louise Coy, June 14, 1894. Children: William Cole, Lucien Coy, John Cushing.

father:
William Cole Esty

mother:
Martha Ann (Cushing) Esty

spouse:
Julia Louise Coy

children:
William Cole Esty

Lucien Coy Esty

John Cushing Esty