Shimanskii, Iulian Aleksandrovich

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Shimanskii, Iulian Aleksandrovich


Born Dec. 5 (17), 1883, in Tashkent; died Apr. 11, 1962, in Leningrad. Soviet specialist in shipbuilding. Academician of the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1953; corresponding member, 1933).

Shimanskii graduated from the Naval Engineering School in 1905 and the Naval Academy in St. Petersburg in 1910. After working at the Baltiiskii Plant from 1910 to 1912, he lectured at the Naval School in Kronstadt from 1912 to 1916 and at the Naval Academy from 1920 to 1934. He was named a professor in 1938 and was appointed head of the subdepartment of structural mechanics at the Leningrad Shipbuilding Institute in 1945. Beginning in 1925, Shimanskii was also a staff member of a scientific research institute of the shipbuilding industry.

Shimanskii’s principal works dealt with the theory and practice of shipbuilding and with the development of underwater vehicles. Shimanskii received the State Prize of the USSR in 1941 and was awarded the Order of Lenin, three other orders, and various medals.


Stroitel’naia mekhanika podvodnykh lodok. Leningrad, 1948.
Proektirovanie preryvistykh sviazei sudovogo korpusa. Leningrad, 1949.
Dinamicheskii raschet sudovykh konstmktsii, 3rd ed. Leningrad, 1963.


Iu. A. Shimanskii. (AN SSSR: Malerialy k bibliografii uchenykh SSSR: Seriia tekhnicheskikh nauk: Mekhanika, fasc. 8.) Moscow, 1958.
Zhizn’, otdannaia sudostroeniiu. Leningrad, 1973.
The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.