Andrei Shchegliaev

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Shchegliaev, Andrei Vladimirovich


Born Oct. 7 (20), 1902, in Moscow; died there Aug. 27, 1970. Soviet specialist in heat engineering. Corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1953).

In 1926, Shchegliaev graduated from the N. E. Bauman Moscow Higher Technical School, where he was on the staff until 1930. Between 1930 and 1970, he was, successively, an instructor, a professor, and the head of a subdepartment at the Moscow Power Engineering Institute. In 1924, Shchegliaev joined the staff of the All-Union Scientific Research Heat Engineering Institute.

Shchegliaev’s main works dealt with the study of thermal processes in steam turbines and with the development of systems for the control and automation of steam turbines. Shchegliaev developed a theory and proposed unique methods for the study of high-speed control processes.

Shchegliaev received the State Prize of the USSR in 1948 and 1952. He was awarded the Order of Lenin, four other orders, and various medals.


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