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Gergana Nikolova Nikolova

 

Position: Assoc. Prof. PhD

Department: Solid mechanics

Room number: 322

Phone: +359 2 979 6452

E-mail: gery@imbm.bas.bg

 

Scientific degrees, institution, year:

 

PhD, Institute of Mechanics, April 2008.

Fields of Research:

 

Interfacial fracture of layered composite materials under mechanical and thermal loading; Thin layer cracking and delamination; Progressive damage of multilayer and graded layer systems; Contact interaction, damage and failure of advanced materials; Modelling of wear and damage of thin layers: mechanical contact and thermal interaction; The effect of transverse crack on delamination; Shear Lag and Cohesive zone models; Critical temperature value at full debonding.

 
Extended Information

Recent Publications:

  1. J. Ivanova, G. Nikolova, Interphase model in heat conduction problems, Jubilee National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Varna, 13-16 September 2005, pp.224-229.

  2. J. Ivanova, G. Nikolova, Interphase model for multilayer structures applied in heat conduction problems. Non-perfect contact, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Sofia, 2006, vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 47-62.

  3. G. Nikolova, J. Ivanova, Z. Mroz, Modelling of thermally induced progressive delamination in a two-plate structure, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Sofia, 2006, vol. 36, No. 4, pp. 71-92.
  4. G. Nikolova, J. Ivanova, V. Valeva, Z.Mroz, Mechanical and thermal loading of two-plate structure, Comptes Rendus De L’ Academie Bulgare Des Sciences, 2007, tome 60, № 7, pp. 735.
  5. G. Nikolova, J. Ivanova, Cracked bi-material plates under thermomechanical loading, Key Engineering Materials, DOI: 10.4028/30908454-51-4.406 (2009), v. 409, ISSN: 1662-9795, 406-413.
  6. J. Ivanova, G. Nikolova, P. Dineva, W. Becker, Interface behaviour of a bi-material plate under dynamic loading, Journal of Engineering mechanics, ASCE, (2010), DOI 10.1061(ASCE)EM.1943-7889.0000155, ISSN - 0733-9399.
  7. J. Ivanova, G. Nikolova, B. Gambin, Interface delamination of bi-material structure under dynamic time harmonic loading, ZAMM, (12/2010), vol. 91(2), pp. 146-154,  ISSN: 1521-4001.
  8. B. Gambin, J. Ivanova, V. Valeva, G. Nikolova, Preckraking and interface delamination in bi-material structure. Static and dynamic loading, Acta Mechanica Sinica, (01/2011), 27(1), pp. 80-89, ISSN: 0567-7718.
  9. J. Ivanova, G. Nikolova, B. Gambin, Interface delamination of bi-material structure under time harmonic load. Cohesive behaviour of the interface, ZAMM Journal of applied mathematics and mechanics: Zeitschrift für angewandte Mathematik und Mechanik 01/2012, 92(1), pp 41-51, ISSN: 1521-4001.
  10. G. Nikolova, J. Ivanova, Interfacial shear and peeling stresses in a two-plate structure subjected to monotanically increasingthermal loading, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 51, 4, pp. 937-947, Warsaw 2013, ISSN 1429-2955.

 

 

Recent Projects: KMM-NoE (registered number NMP3-CT-2004-502243), IPPT, Warsaw, Poland.


Modified date:07-06-2016