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Jan Aleksander Wajand

Jan Aleksander Wajand, Polish engineering educator, designer. Member Polish Organization Automobile Experts (president 1982-1995, honorary president since 1995), Federation Internationale des Experts en Automobiles (president 1992-1995, honorary president since 1995).

Background

  • Wajand, Jan Aleksander was born on October 17, 1929 in Katowice, Poland. Son of Jan Teodor Wajand and Gertrud Lucy (Siwiec) Gavel.

  • Education

    • Master of Science, Technical University Lodz, Poland, 1951. Doctor of Science, Technical University Lodz, Poland, 1959. Doctor of Science, Technical University Lodz, Poland, 1964.

    Career

    • Head Heat Piston Engine chair Technical University Lodz, 1966-1970, 93—, vice-dean Mechanical Engineering Department, 1966-1973, director Institute Technology and Automotive Engineering, 1973-1993, dean Machine Building Department, 1987-1993. Designer Sulzer AG Winterthur, Switzerland, 1982-1983.

    Works

    • Author: Automobile Compression Ignition Engines, 1958, Piston Engines Supercharging, 1962, Automotive Compression Ignition Engines, 1966, 73, 80, 88, Damages of Automotive Internal Combustion Engines, 1969, Measurements of Fast Varying Pressures in Engines, 1974. Co-author: Low and Medium Speed Engines, 1971, 76, 83, Microcomputer Calculations of IC Engines, 1990, Piston IC Engines, 1993, 5th edition, 2005, Research Piston Engines, 1998, 2nd edition, 2003. Contributor more than 140 articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Polish Organization Automobile Experts (president 1982-1995, honorary president since 1995), Federation Internationale des Experts en Automobiles (president 1992-1995, honorary president since 1995).

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, hiking, music.

    Connections

    • Married Donata Teresa Wieczorek, April 29, 1927. 1 child, Jan Tomasz.
    • father: Jan Teodor Wajand Gavel
    • mother: Gertrud Lucy (Siwiec) Gavel
    • spouse: Donata Teresa Wieczorek
    • child: Jan Tomasz Wajand
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    Born October 17, 1929
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    • 1951
      Technical University Lodz
    • 1959
      Technical University Lodz
    • 1964
      Technical University Lodz
    • 1982 - 1983
      designer, Sulzer Aktiengesellschaft Winterthur
      Switzerland
    • 1987 - 1993
      Head, Heat Piston Engine chair Technical University Lodz