Otto Titus Bláthy

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Bláthy, Otto Titus


Born Aug. 11, 1860 in Tata; died Sept. 26, 1939, in Budapest. Hungarian electrician.

In 1885, Bláthy, K. Zipernovszky, and M. Déri invented a transformer with a closed magnetic circuit. In 1889 he invented an AC electrical energy meter that is named after him. Bláthy designed generators, turbogenerators, transformers, and other electrical equipment for electric power stations.


Tsverava, G. K. “Vengerskii elektrotekhnik Otto Blati.” Voprosy istorii estestvoznaniia i tekhniki, 1962, no. 13.
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