Aleksandr Glazunov

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Glazunov, Aleksandr Aleksandrovich

 

Born Nov. 7 (19), 1891, in Moscow; died there June 5, 1960. Soviet scientist in planning and constructing electric power plants, networks, and systems; one of the creators of the Soviet school of electroenergy. Professor (1930), doctor of technical sciences (1937), and Honored Scientist and Technologist of the RSFSR (1942).

In 1917, Glazunov graduated from the Moscow Higher Technical School. He took part in working out the plan for GOELRO (State Commission for the Electrification of Russia) and planning electrotransmission lines and a number of electric power stations, substations, and energy systems. At the Moscow Energy Institute he created training courses on electric power plants, networks, and systems. He was awarded the State Prize of the USSR in 1943. He received the Order of Lenin, two other orders, and medals.

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Elektricheskie seti i sistemy. Moscow-Leningrad, 1960.
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