Robert Pfeil (engineer)
Pfeil studied at the technical universities in Karlsruhe and Braunschweig. During his studies he became a member of the Arminia Karlsruhe fraternity in 1882 and of the Germania fraternity in Braunschweig in 1883 . After completing his studies, he joined Siemens & Halske in Berlin in 1892 . He invented the arrow short circuit as a way of representing electrical circuits in railway safety technology and was a member of the board of Siemens & Halske from 1904. In 1921 he received an honorary doctorate from the Technical University of Braunschweig . He died of pneumonia.
- Nekrolog in Elektrotechnische Zeitschrift, 1928, pages 413-414.
- Directory of the old men of the German fraternity. Überlingen am Bodensee 1920, p. 151.
- Directory of the old men of the German fraternity. Überlingen am Bodensee 1920, p. 29.
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German engineer and government master builder|
|DATE OF BIRTH||June 18, 1864|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Wiesbaden|
|DATE OF DEATH||February 18, 1928|