Petr PASTERNAK, USSR Civil engineer. Professor; full member, USSR Academy, of Building and Architecture, since 1956; Professor, Moscow Institute of Civil Engineering, since 1934.
PASTERNAK, Petr was born in 1885.
1910 graduated Zurich Higher Technology College.
Specialist in reinforced concrete structures and theory of structures. Designed reinforced concrete structures for Novosibirsk Theater of Opera and Ballet, for Moscow “Dinamo” covered swimming pool and for reinforced concrete arched bridge in Bern, etc. Works deal with methods of calculating multiple statically indeterminable structures, flexible and rigid reinforced concrete foundations on elastic base, circular reservoirs below and above ground with flat and cupola bottoms and roofs, etc.
1910-1912 assist, and civil engineer in Zurich. 1912-1914 in Geneva; 1914-1920 Chief Engineering, Black Sea Civil Engineering Society, Petrograd. 1920-1929 lecturer, Zurich Higher Technology College.
1929-1932 worked for training, design and construction combine and at Moscow Design Office of Building Industry “Promstroyproekt”. 1932-1934 instructor, Moscow Institute of Civil Engineering.
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