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Benoît Fourneyron (October 31, 1802 – July 31, 1867) was a French engineer, born in Saint-Étienne, Loire. Fourneyron made significant contributions to the development of water turbines.
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Benoît Fourneyron (October 31, 1802 – July 31, 1867) was a French engineer, born in Saint-Étienne, Loire. Influenced by [[Claude Burdin]], Fourneyron made significant contributions to the development of water turbines.
  
 
For more information, see [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beno%C3%AEt_Fourneyron Wikipedia].
 
For more information, see [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beno%C3%AEt_Fourneyron Wikipedia].

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Benoît Fourneyron (October 31, 1802 – July 31, 1867) was a French engineer, born in Saint-Étienne, Loire. Influenced by Claude Burdin, Fourneyron made significant contributions to the development of water turbines.

For more information, see Wikipedia.

An 1832 Fourneyron turbine and a 1/5 scale model of an 1832 Fourneyron turbine, made in 1844 by Eugène Philippe, are on display at the Musee des Arts et Metiers.


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