Elektrichestvo

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Elektrichestvo

 

(Electricity), a monthly scientific and technical journal; an organ of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, the State Committee for Science and Technology of the Council of Ministers of the USSR, and the Central Administration of the Scientific and Technical Society of the Power Engineering and Electrical Engineering Industry. One of the oldest technical journals, Elektrichestvo was founded in 1880 in St. Petersburg upon the initiative of P. N. Iablochkov, V. N. Chikolev, D. A. Lachinov, and A. N. Lodygin, among others. It has been published in Moscow since 1922 (with interruptions in 1917–22 and 1941–44). It features articles on important theoretical and practical problems in the fields of electric power engineering and electrical engineering. Circulation, about 19,000 (1978).

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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