The Ceiling Fan Inventor – Philip Diehl
presented by Harith Hazman
The Ceiling Fan Inventor, Philip Diehl
Presented by (Student Name): Harith Hazman
Robot Name: The Ceiling Fan Robot
Building Concept: Connection of controller and gear motor.
Function: When the switched is turned on, the fan will start turn around.
Philip Diehl Story
Philip Diehl was born in January 1847 and died in April 1913. He was a mechanical engineer and inventor of electric incandescent lamps, eletric motors for sewing machines and ceiling fans.
In 1887, Philip Diehl installed a fan blade on a sewing machine motor and attached it to the ceiling, inventing a ceiling fan. He added a split-ball joint, allowing it to be redirected, later he developed the first oscillating fan.
In 1889, the American Institude of New York awarded Philip Diehl a bronze medal, which bears the inscription The Medal of Merit.