Vladimir Chaplin

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 It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Chaplin, Vladimir Mikhailovich


Born 1859; died Nov. 10,1931. Soviet scientist and teacher, a specialist in heating and ventilation engineering.

Chaplin graduated from the Moscow Higher Technical School; in 1898 he became a professor there. In 1905 he developed Russia’s first forced-circulation hot-water heating system; this system is still of value in present-day sanitary engineering. Beginning in 1910, Chaplin dealt with problems of the ventilation of industrial enterprises.

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