Jaroslav Kožešník

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Jaroslav Kožešník ( 8 June 1907 — 26 June 1985) was a Czech and Czechoslovak scientist, an expert in mechanics and automation (cybernetics), chairman of the Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences (1969-1970, 1970-1977, 1977-1980), a Communist Party functionary in Communist Czechoslovakia and a member of the parliament during the Normalization period, recipient of several state awards, editor-in-chief of the Kybernetika journal.[1][2] [3]


  • 1983: Teorie podobnosti a modelování [3]
  • 1979: Kmitání mechanických soustav[3]
  • 1965:Základy teorie přístrojů (Principles of the Theory of Machines)[2]
  • 1960: Dynamika strojů (Dynamics of Machines), translated into English, German, Russian, Polish [2]
  • 1960: Mechanika elektrických strojů točivých (The Mechanics of Electrical Rotating Machines), translated into several languages [2]
  • 1947: Fysikální podobnost a stavba modelů[3]


Honorary title of the Hero of Socialist Labor, the Order of the Republic, the Order of the Victorious February, Order of Labour, A. Zápotockého medal with ribbon, the Soviet Order of the Red Banner of Labor, Order of the Friendship of Peoples (awarded by the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR), Star friendship Nations in gold (awarded by the State Council of the GDR). For scientific merit is twice laureate of the Klement Gottwald State Prize, received the highest scientific honors the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, Lomonosov Gold Medal, two honorary gold plaques of the SCAS "For Merits of science and humanity" and a plaque Zdenek Nejedlého.[3]


  1. ^ "Jaroslav Kožešník", a Czech Parliament webpage
  2. ^ a b c d "K šedesátinám akademika Jaroslava Kožešníka" (Czech title). ("Academician Jaroslav Kožešník sexagenarian"). Kybernetika, vol. 3 (1967), issue 3, pp. 219-222 (pdf, accessed February 12, 2014)
  3. ^ a b c d e "Academik Jaroslav Kožešník 1907--1985", Kybernetika (1985), Volume: 21, Issue: 4, page 249-250 (pdf, accessed February 12, 2014)