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Dugald Clerk
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Born in Glasgow, Glasgow
Born in 1854
Died in 1932

Born 1854. Died 1932 - Scottish mechanical engineer.


Studied in Glasgow and Leeds. Researched theory and design of gas engines. In 1881 patented a gas engine working on the two stroke principle known as the Clerk cycle. Elected Fellow of the Royal Society in 1908. Knighted in 1917.

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