Bernard A. Behrend (1875 - 1932)

Profession: Electrical engineer
MIT course (July 1925) entitled "Heaviside Operational Calculus."

Concerning the polyphase AC system, Bernard Behrend, Vice President of the AIEE, has said, "Not since the appearance of Faraday's Experimental Researches in Electricity has a great experimental truth been voiced so simply and so clearly . . . He [Tesla] left nothing to be done by those who followed him." (Minutes of the May 1917 AIEE meeting.) [Who Was The Real Dr. Nikola Tesla?]

Partial Bibliography:

  1. Behrend, A. Bernard, "Tesla and the Polyphase Patents," Electrical World, N. Y., 6. V. 1905, p. 828. 
  2. Behrend, B. A., "Dynamo Electric Machinery and its Evolution During the Last Twenty Years," Western Electrician, New York, Sept. 28, 1907. 
  3. Behrend, A. Bernard, The Induction Motor and Other Alternating Current Motors, McGraw - Hill Book Company, New York 1921 (second edition).