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Department of electrical machines and apparatus

  • 12 October 2017, 09:55
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Training of energy specialists in Kirov began in 1955, there was only 4 specialty: electrical machines, power supply, electrical systems, industrial engineering.

The Department of electrical machines and apparatus was founded in 1963.

In 1967 the Department has started the admission of students on specialty "Electrical machines and apparatus". Since that time, more than 1600 engineers-electricians were trained.

In 2007, the Department was named after Alexander Savvich Bolshev, the General Director of the Kirov Electro machine-building Production Association named after Lepse. More than 30 years Bolshev was the head of State Attestation Commission on a specialty "Electrician".

Since 2011, the Department has begun training the specialists in the unique profile "Electrical equipment of automobiles and tractors".

Most of our graduates are leading experts of the largest enterprises of the Kirov, Nizhny Novgorod, Perm, Sverdlovsk regions, republics of Komi, Udmurtia, Mari El.

The Department of electrical machines and apparatus conducts scientific work with the enterprises of the electrotechnical and aviation industry of Kirov region (JSC "electric machine-building plant LEPSE", JSC "Elektroprivod", JSC "VMP AVITEK").

More than 20 author's certificates and patents for inventions have been received. The results of the research work are implemented at the enterprises of the aviation and electric machine building industry (more than 10 implementations).

In September 2017, the acting head of the Department of electrical machines and apparatus became Ph. D., associate Professor Anton Anatolievich Fominikh.


The main directions of scientific work:

The Department, with an active participation of students, is working on a number of promising areas:

- improving the quality of motors for power tools;

- improving the reliability of systems a sliding current collector;

- development of semiconductor and hybrid switchgear, power supplies and stabilizers;

- creating motors for controlled electric drives;

- development of brushless DC for air and ground transportation and for oil and gas industries;

- creation of computer models of electric machines and transformers for the study of their work in the managed electric drives.


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