Anatolii Isakovich Lure

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Lur’e, Anatolii Isakovich


Born June 6 (19), 1901, in Mogilev. Soviet scientist in theoretical and applied mechanics; corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1960). Graduated from the Leningrad Polytechnic Institute in 1925. From 1925 to 1941 he worked at the Leningrad Polytechnic Institute (he became a professor in 1935), and in 1944 he became a subdepartment head at the institute. From 1942 to 1944 he was at the Urals Industrial Institute.

Lur’e’s major works concern the theory of elasticity (including nonlinear elasticity), the stability of automatic control systems (the dynamics of space-flight control and the design of optimum control systems), and analytical mechanics. He has been awarded the Order of the Red Banner of Labor and medals.


Teoreticheskaia mekhanika, parts 1-3. Leningrad, 1932-34. With L. G. Loitsianskii.)
Operatsionnoe ischislenie i ego prilozheniia k zadacham mekhaniki, 2nd ed. Leningrad-Moscow, 1950.
Prostranstvennye zadachi teorii uprugosti. Moscow-Leningrad, 1955.
Analiticheskaia mekhanika. Moscow, 1961.
Teoriia uprugosti. Moscow, 1970.


“Anatolii Isakovich Lur’e (K semidesiatiletiiu so dnia rozhdeniia).” Iz-vestiia AN SSSR: Mekhanika tverdogo tela, 1971, no. 5.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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