Power Engineering Institutes

Power Engineering Institutes

 

in the USSR, higher educational institutions for training engineers in the various branches of the energy industry and in the branches of technology concerned with the generation, transmission, distribution, and consumption of energy in its various forms.

In 1980 there were three power engineering institutes in the USSR. The largest is the Moscow Power Engineering Institute. The V. I. Lenin Ivanovo Power Institute (founded 1930) has departments of thermal power engineering, industrial thermal power engineering, electric power engineering, electromechanics, and civil engineering; it also has evening and correspondence divisions and a preparatory division. The Alma-Ata Institute of Power Engineering (founded in 1975 on the basis of the department of power engineering of the V. I. Lenin Kazakh Polytechnic Institute) has the same departments (with the exception of civil engineering and industrial thermal power engineering) and departments of electrical engineering and general technology; it has evening and correspondence divisions. The training period at power engineering institutes is from five to six years. Power engineers are also trained in departments of other higher educational institutions.

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