Arthur Duckham

Arthur Duckham

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Sir Arthur McDougall Duckham GBE, KCB (8 July 1879 - 14 February 1932) was one of the founders of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, and its first President. Duckham was born in Blackheath, London. He became a trainee gas engineer, while also taking evening classes at King's College, London, and was appointed assistant superintendent of a London gasworks. Along with Harold Woodall he formed a company Woodall-Duckham which developed the continuous vertical retort for manufacturing gas from coal. He married Maud Peppercorn, daughter of Arthur Douglas Peppercorn and they had three children.show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134961019
  • 9786134961011