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State College in Centre County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Diesel Engineering

 
 
Diesel Engineering Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
1. Diesel Engineering Marker
Inscription.  Near this site, Professor Paul Schweitzer in 1923 began one of the first systematic research programs in diesel engineering to be undertaken in the U.S. He was joined by K.J. Dejuhasz, and their discoveries over the next 30 years in such fields as supercharging and scavenging pointed the way to today's more efficient and powerful engines.
 
Erected by Penn State Alumni Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 40° 47.644′ N, 77° 51.74′ W. Marker is in State College, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker is on West College Avenue (Pennsylvania Route 26) west of South Allen Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: University Park PA 16802, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Industry Research (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Engineering (within shouting distance of this marker); The State Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); The Bent of Tau Beta Pi (within
Diesel Engineering Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 31, 2019
2. Diesel Engineering Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Hotel State College (within shouting distance of this marker); Wake Turbulence (within shouting distance of this marker); Dale Building (within shouting distance of this marker); American Elms (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in State College.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 88 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 2, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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