Alexander A. Utkin, Professor

PositionLeading researcher
Academic DegreePhD, D.Sci. in Physics and Mathematics, Professor
EducationSt.-Petersburg (Leningrad) State University
Mathemaics and Mechanics Faculty
Mathematical Analysis
Research InterestsMathematical methods in physics, exact analytical solutions, asymptotic analysis in dynamic elasticity, spall problem, pulsed strength.
Selected Publications
  • Yu.V. Petrov and A.A. Utkin. Dependence of the Dynamic Strength on Loading Rate// Materials Science, Vol.25, No.2, pp.153-156, 1989.
  • Morozov N.F., Petrov Y.V., Utkin A.A New explanation of some effects of brittle fracture by impact loading// Advances in fracture research: Proc. of the 7th ICF Oxford: Pergamon Press -1989.- Vol. 6.- P. 3703-3711
  • A. N. Berezkin, S. I. Krivosheev, Yu. V. Petrov, and A. A. Utkin. Effect of Delayed Crack Nucleation under Threshold Pulse Loading// Doklady Physics, Vol. 45, No. 11, 2000, pp. 617–619.
  • Klepaczko J.R., Petrov Y.V., Atroshenko S.A., Chevrier P., Fedorovsky G.D., Krivosheev S.I., Utkin A.A. Behavior of particle-filled polymer composite under static and dynamic loading// Engineering Fracture Mechanics. 2007, V.75, No.1. pp.136-152. 
  • Yu. V. Petrov, I. V. Smirnov, and A. A. Utkin. Effects of Strain-Rate Strength Dependence in Nanosecond Load Duration Range// Mechanics of Solids, 2010, Vol. 45, No. 3, pp. 476–484.
  • Bratov V., Petrov Y., Utkin A. Transient near tip fields in crack dynamics// SCIENCE CHINA. Physics, Mechanics & Astronomy, 2011. Vol.54 No.7: P.1309–1318.