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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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An 1832 Fourneyron turbine and a 1/5 scale model of an 1832 Fourneyron turbine, made in 1844 by [[Eugene Philippe|Eugène Philippe]], are on display at the [[Musee des Arts et Metiers]]. See photos.
 
An 1832 Fourneyron turbine and a 1/5 scale model of an 1832 Fourneyron turbine, made in 1844 by [[Eugene Philippe|Eugène Philippe]], are on display at the [[Musee des Arts et Metiers]]. See photos.
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1832 Fourneyron turbine at the Musee des Arts et Metiers
1844 model of 1832 Fourneyron turbine at the Musee des Arts et Metiers
Detail of 1844 model - guide vane adjusting gear
1844 model - guide vanes

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.

See also here.

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. See photos.


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