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Savart, Félixlocked

  • James F. Bell,
  • R.W.B. Stephens
  •  and Murray Campbell

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(b Mézières, June 30, 1791; d Paris, March 16, 1841). French scientist. He was trained at Strasbourg in medicine, taking a degree in 1816. He had long been interested in acoustics when, in 1816, he abandoned medicine and went to Paris, where he came under the guidance of Biot. He became a professor of natural philosophy in ...

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