Oleg Vasilev

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Vasil’ev, Oleg Fedorovich


Born Aug. 1, 1925, in Moscow. Soviet scientist in the field of applied hydrodynamics and hydraulics. Corresponding member of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1970). Became a member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in 1945.

Vasil’ev graduated from the Moscow Institute of Hydromelioration (1948) and taught in the Moscow Institute of Engineering and Construction until 1959. Since 1959 he has worked in the Institute of Hydrodynamics of the Siberian Division of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR. His research has focused mainly on the theory of nonstationary and eddy currents of liquids and gases, hydraulics of open river beds, pipe systems, and hydraulic works. He has been awarded the Order of the Badge of Honor and medals.


Osnovy mekhaniki vintovykh i tsirkuliatsionnykh potokov. Moscow-Leningrad, 1957.
“O gazotermodinamicheskom raschete potokov v prostykh i slozhnykh truboprovodakh.” Izv. Sibirskogo otdeleniia AN SSSR: Seriia tekhnicheskikh nauk, 1968, no. 13, issue 3. (Jointly with A. F. Voevodinyi.)
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