Aleksei Alekseevich Gvozdev

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Gvozdev, Aleksei Alekseevich


Born Apr. 27 (May 9), 1897, in the village of Bogucharovo, in present-day Tula Oblast. Soviet specialist in the field of reinforced concrete and construction mechanics. Hero of Socialist Labor (1971). Doctor of technical sciences (1937). Honored Worker in Science and Technology of the RSFSR (1967).

Gvozdev graduated from the Moscow Institute of Transportation Engineers in 1922. His main works are in the field of investigating monolithic and prefabricated reinforced-concrete structures and the design of building structures by limiting states. Gvozdev developed a theory of calculating statically undefinable structures by the method of limiting equilibrium. He received the State Prize of the USSR in 1951. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, two other orders, and also medals.


Obshchii metod rascheta staticheski neopredelimykh sistem. Moscow, 1927.
“Opredelenie velichiny razrushaiushchei nagruzki dlia staticheski neopredelimykh sistem.” In the collection Trudy konferentsii po plasticheskim deformatsiiam. Moscow, 1938.
“Ob utochnenii teorii lineinoi polzuchesti betona.” Inzhenernyi zhurnal: Mekhanika tverdogo tela, 1967, no. 6.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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