Vladimir I. Smirnov, Professor

Leading researcher
Academic degree

PhD, D.Sci. in Technics (Mechanical Engineering), Professor

EducationPetersburg State Transport University, Railway Operation Faculty (1979-1984)

Research interests
Fracture mechanics, strength of materials
Selected publications
      1. Morozov N.F., Petrov Yu.V., Smirnov V.I. Transition between brittle and ductile erosional fracture // Doklady Physics. 2002. Vol.47, No 7. P.525-527.
        2. Gruzdkov A., Petrov Yu.V., Smirnov V.I. An invariant form of the dynamic criterion for yield of metals // Physics of the Solid State. 2002. Vol.44, N 11. P.2080-2082.
          3. Petrov Y.V., Morozov N.F., Smirnov V.I. Structural macromechanics approach in dynamics of fracture // Fatigue & Fracture of Engineering Materials & Structures, 2003, 26, N 4. P.363-372.
            4. Morozov N.F., Petrov Yu.V., Smirnov V.I. Estimation of the ultimate intensity of pulsed dynamic loads in crack mechanics // Doklady Physics. 2005. Vol.50, No 1. P.59-61.
              5. Smirnov V.I. On the threshold force pulses for spall fracture of materials // Journal of Applied Mechanics and Technical Physics. 2006. Vol.47, № 5. P.696-703.
                6. Smirnov V.I. Unstable Behavior of the Dynamic Fracture Toughness // Technical Physics. 2006. Vol.51, No 11. P.1528-1530.
                  7. Morozov N.F., Petrov Yu.V., Ivanov B.A., Marov M.Ya., Smirnov V.I. Prediction of the threshold fracture energy in impact cratering mechanics // Doklady Physics. 2007. Vol.52, No 1. P.41-43.
                    8. Smirnov V.I. On the effect of the geometric shape of abrasive particles on the threshold rate of erosion // Strength of Materials. 2007. Vol.39, No 1. P.46-52.
                      9. Smirnov V.I. Structural approach in problems of the limit equilibrium of brittle solids with stress concentrators // Journal of Applied Mechanics and Technical Physics. 2007. Vol.48, № 4. P.605-613.
                        10. Petrov Yu.V., Smirnov V.I. Temperature dependence of the threshold impact velocity for erosion fracture // Doklady Physics. 2007. Vol.52, No 10. P.574-576.
                          11. Argatov I.I., Dmitriev N.N., Petrov Yu.V., Smirnov V.I. Threshold Erosion Fracture in the Case of Oblique Incidence // Journal of Friction and Wear. 2009. Vol. 30, No. 3. P.176-181.
                            12. Petrov Yu.V., Smirnov V.I. Interrelation between the Threshold Characteristics of Erosion and Spall Fracture // Technical Physics. 2010. Vol. 55, No 2. P.230-235.
                              13. Smirnov V., Petrov Yuri V., Bratov V. Incubation time approach in rock fracture dynamics // Science China: Physics, Mechanics & Astronomy. 2012. Vol. 55, No.1. P.78-85.
                                14. Smirnov V.I.. On the size of cylindrical specimens with a circumferential crack for evaluating the fracture toughness of materials // Strength of Materials. 2012. Vol. 44, Nr. 4. P.369-375.