Category:Birger Ljungström

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Birger Ljungström (1872–1948) was a Swedish engineer, inventor and industrialist. Together with his younger brother Fredrik Ljungström (1875-1964), they invented the Ljungström the double steam turbine to drive large three-phase electric generators, and founded the company STAL in Finspång, Sweden. In 1918 they designed steam turbine engines to drive large locomotives that could replace the older design of steam piston engines.


Birger Ljungström 
Birger Ljungström c.1920.jpg
Swedish engineer, manufacturer and inventor
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Date of birth 4 June 1872
Uddevalla
Date of death 17 November 1948
Oscars församling
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Occupation
  • mechanical engineer
  • Q30349940
  • inventor
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Field of work
  • Engineer's degree
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