Recent Publications:

Nikolov, N. Yavari A. R. Influence of Additional Elements on Temperature Characteristics of Amorphous Hfalloys. Compt. Rend. de l’Acad. Bulg. des Sci. Volume 61, No 5, pp. 603 – 608 (2008).

Nikolov, N. Influence of the Anisotropy of Aluminum Blank during Deep Drawing, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 61 – 74 (2007).

Nikolov, N., Baltov A., Influence of Material Senstitvity to Stress State on The Optimal Design of Deep Drawing Technological Processes, Engineering MECHANICS, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 1 – 13 (2007).

Nikolov, N., T. Avdjieva, A Method for Determining the Contact Parameters of a RailWill, XII Scientific–Expert Conference Railcon’06, Nis, Serbia, pp. 57 – 60 (2006).

T. Avdjieva, N. Nikolov, Computer Modeling of Contact Fatigue Parameters in Railways. 6^{th} International Conference Research and Development in Mechanical Industry, RaDMI 2006, Budva, Montenegro, pp 78 – 83 (2006).

Nikolov, N., D. Pashkouleva, A. Nedev, V. Kavardzhikov, Experimental Investigations of the Deep Drawing Process of Steel Blanks, Compt. Rend. de l’Acad. Bulg. des Sci. Volume 59, No 5, pp. 504 – 499 (2006).

Nikolov, N., Loss of stability of the deformation process during deep drawing technological process. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Volume 36, No. 2, pp. 31 – 46 (2006).

Nikolov, N., A. Baltov, Influence of the size and structure of grains on the mechanical behaviour of nanocrystalline materials, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Volume 35, No. 4, pp. 101 – 112 (2005).

Nikolov, N., A. Nedev, Die roundness radius analysis for different metals during deep drawing process, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Volume 35, No. 3, pp. 69 – 86 (2005).

Nikolov, N. Mathematical models of Tg and Tx, and search for maximal supercooled liquid regions Tx for ZrAlCuNi glassy alloys “Technical Ideas”, бр.4, pp. 67 – 79 (2004).

Nedev, A., N. Nikolov and I. Altaparmakov, Blank Diameter Analysis for Different Metals during Deep Drawing Process, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, бр.2, pp. 59 – 74 (2004).

Nikolov, N. A. Nedev and I. Altaparmakov, Blank Thickness Analysis during Deep Drawing for Different Metals. “Journal of Materials Sciences and Technology”, Volume 12, No 2, pp. 209 – 220 (2004).

A.R. Yavari, N. Nikolov, N. Nishiyama, T. Zhang, A. Inoue, J.L. Uriarte and G. Huenen, The Glass Transition of Bulk Metallic Glasses Studied by RealTime Diffraction in Transmission Using HighEnergy Synchrotron Radiation., J. Materials Science and Engineering A. Vols. 375377, pp. 709712 (2004).

Nikolov, N. and A. R. Yavari, Investigations on Glass Forming Ability of Hfalloys by Mathematical Modeling and Optimizations., Journal of Material Transactions of Japan Institute of Metals, Vol. 44, No 9, pp.1752 (2003).

J.L. Uriarte, N. Nikolov, A.R. Yavari, A. Revesz and M.D. Baro, Development of HafniumBased Bulk Metallic Glasses with Large Supercooled Liquid Regions., Journal of Metastable and Nanocrystalline Materials, Vols. 1516, pp. 115118 (2003).

A. R. Yavari, E. Deloffre, N. Nikolov, M. Tonergaru, S. HamarThibauld, C.A.D. Rodrigues and W.J. Botta F., Design and Stability of YCuNiAl Glassy Metals. Journal of Metastable and Nanocrystalline Materials, Vols. 1516, pp. 111114 (2003).

A. R. Yavari, S. Pang, D. Louzguine, A. Inoue, N. Lupu, N. Nikolov and G. Heunen, Change in Thermal Expansion Coefficient of Bulk Metallic Glasses Tg Measured by RealTime Diffraction Using HighEnergy Synchrotron Light., Journal of Metastable and Nanocrystalline Materials, Vols. 1516, pp. 105110 (2003).

Nikolov, N. Loss of Stability of the Blank Forming Process during Deep Drawing Technological process. Journal of Materials Sciences and Technology, Vol. 10, No. 3, pp.1229 (2002).

Nikolov, N. Optimization of Geometrical Parameters of Deep Drawing Stamps. Technical ideas, Vol. 38, No. 34, pp. 86 – 99 (2001).

Nedev, A. Nikolov, N. A Numerical Simulation of Deep Drawing Process of Axisymmetrical Blanks. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 52 – 63 (2000).

Nikolov, N. Numerical Investigation of StressStrain State during Deep Drawing of Rotational Details. Machine Building, Vol. 49, No. 4, pp. 31 – 33 (2000). /in Bulgarian/

Nikolov, N. Theoretical Analysis of StressStrain State during Deep Drawing of Rotational Details. Machine Building, Vol. 49, No. 23, pp. 15 – 19 (2000). /in Bulgarian/
