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Roget's engineering successor [Samuel Romilly Roget biography]

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Samuel Romilly Roget, grandson of Peter Mark Roget of Thesaurus fame, was by profession an electrical engineer. A Cambridge graduate who had studied under James Alfred Ewing, he embarked upon an intensive career encompassing industrial employment, technical journalism and finally original work for the British Standards Institution on the definition of electrotechnical standards and vocabularies. In this last occupation, he may have inherited some of the methodical classification skills of his grandfather, This article traces his working life through a period of great scientific and technological change spanning two world wars

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Engineering Science and Education Journal  (Volume:8 ,  Issue: 4 )

Date of Publication:

Aug 1999

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