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Yordan Mirchev

Position: Associated Professor, PhD

Department: Solid Mechanics

Room number: 114

Phone: +359 2 9796114

E-mail: mirchev@imbm.bas.bg

 

 

Scientific degrees, institution, year:

PhD, Methods for testing and inspection of materials, products and equipment”, Institute of mechanics - BAS, 2015.

M. Eng. “Diagnostic and non-destructive testing, Technical University - Varna, Faculty of mechanical engineering, 2002.

 

Fields of Research:

- methods for non-destructive testing

- ultrasonic non-destructive testing (conventional, phased array,  TOFD, Lamb waves in plates and pipes)

- non-destructive characterization of imperfection in materials

- non-destructive characterization of material properties

- theoretical and experimental investigation  of ultrasonic waves propagated in limited area with imperfection

- standardization in non-destructive testing.

 


Extended Information

- Certificated specialist with level 3 in non-destructive testing in accordance with certification scheme EN ISO 9712 and EN 4179, methods: Visual, Penetrant, Magnetic-particles, Radiography, Leek and Ultrasonic. Qualification certificate with № 175-12 / 31.05.2019.

- Lecturer for non-destructive testing in Training Center in Institute of mechanics – BAS for NDT specialists , according to requirements of ISO 9712 and EN 4179.

 

 

Selected Publications:


  1. Bouzekova-Penkova, Y. Mirchev (2020) Destructive and nondestructive testing of the mechanical properties of aluminium alloy enhanced by nanodiamond and tungsten exposed in the outer space, C. R. Acad. Bulg. Sci., 73 (4), 547–552.
  2. Mirchev Y.N, P. Ivanov, E. Cherepetskaya, M. Mihovski, V. Kovtun, Investigation of Powder Metallurgy Material Using Lazer Ultrasonic Method, ISSN 2603- 4018, International Journal NDT Days, 2020, Vol. 3, Issue 5 (2020), pp. 265-270, BGSNDT Publishing, 2020., e-Journal NDT Days (http://www.bg-s-ndt.org/journal), 2020., e-Journal & Exhibition of Nondestructive Testing (http://www.ndt.net), 2020.
  3. Mirchev Y.N, P. Ivanov, D. Pashkuleva, M. Mihovski, B. Velev, V. Vengrinovich, Investigation of Influence on Mechanical Stress to Change in Magneto Noise and Magneto Electro-Acoustic Characteristics in Ferromagnetic Steel, ISSN 2603- 4018, International Journal NDT Days, 2020, Vol. 3, Issue 5 (2020), pp. 271-278, BGSNDT Publishing, 2020., e-Journal NDT Days (http://www.bg-s-ndt.org/journal), 2020., e-Journal & Exhibition of Nondestructive Testing (http://www.ndt.net), 2020.
  4. Chukachev P.H., Mirchev Y.N., Mihovski M.M., Kovtun V.A., Validation of Results of Automatic Ultrasonic Inspection of Pipeline Welds by Manual Ultrasonic Inspection., ISSN 2603- 4018, International Journal NDT Days, 2019, Vol. 2, Issue 5 (2019), pp. 505-511, BGSNDT Publishing, 2019., e-Journal NDT Days (http://www.bg-s-ndt.org/journal), 2019., e-Journal & Exhibition of Nondestructive Testing (http://www.ndt.net), 2019;
  5. Mirchev Y.N., Chukachev P.H., Mihovski M.M., Yanev P.A., Automatic systems for ultrasonic inspection of pipelines., ISSN 2603- 4018, International Journal NDT Days, 2018, Vol. 1, Issue 1 (2018), pp. 27-37, BGSNDT Publishing, 2018., e-Journal NDT Days (http://www.bg-s-ndt.org/journal), 2018., e-Journal & Exhibition of Nondestructive Testing (http://www.ndt.net), 2018.
  6. Mirchev Y.N., Alexiev A.R., Shekero A.L., Bukharov S.N., Long-range ultrasonic and phased array technologies, book: Non-destructive Testing and Repair of Pipelines, (ISBN 978-3-319-56579-8), Eds. E. Barkanov, A. Dumitrescu, I. Parinov. – Springer, 2018, part I, chapter I, pp 3-14.
  7. Mirchev Y.N., Shekero A.L., Kozhushko V.V., Directional properties of ultrasonic antenna array, book: Non-destructive Testing and Repair of Pipelines, (ISBN 978-3-319-56579-8), Eds. E. Barkanov, A. Dumitrescu, I. Parinov. – Springer, 2018, part I, chapter III, pp 31-43.
  8. Kozhushko V.V., Sergienko V.P., Mirchev Y.N., Alexiev A.R., Characterization of elastic properties of metals and composites by laser-induced ultrasound, book: Non-destructive Testing and Repair of Pipelines, (ISBN 978-3-319-56579-8), Eds. E. Barkanov, A. Dumitrescu, I. Parinov. – Springer, 2018, part III, chapter III, pp 209-225.
  9. Danilov V., Voronkova L., Mirchev Y., Mihovski M., Chukachev P., Theoretical and experimental estimation to model DSG cirve and influences of the delay on accuracy of the determination parameter reflector when testing transducer array probe., 12th European Conference on NDT- Gothenburg 2018, paper 132, www.ndt.net, e-Journal & Exhibition of Nondestructive Testing - (ISSN 1435-4934), June 2018.
  10. Mirchev Y.N., Chukachev P.H, Mihovski M.M, Examination of Reflection from a Disk Using Linear Phased Array Probe in Immersion Mode, ISSN 1061-8309, Russian Journal of Nondestructive Testing, 2017, Vol. 53, No. 12, pp. 839-849. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2017. Original Russian Text © Y.N.Mirchev, P.H. Chukachev, M.M. Mihovski, 2017, published in Defektoskopiya, 2017, Vol. 53, No. 12, pp. 2434.
  11. Mirchev Y., Chukachev P., Mihovski M., Methods for evaluation of mechanical stress condition of materials, WEB of Conference Proceedings MATEC (SJR 0.13), 13th NATIONAL CONGRESS OF THEORETICAL AND APPLIED MECHANICS, eISSN: 2261-236X, Sofia, Bulgaria, 06-10 September 2017.
  12. Mirchev Y.N., Staykov K., Ganchev D., Application of Synthetic Aperture Focusing Technique for inspection of plate-like structures using EMAT generated Lamb waves, WEB of Conference Proceedings MATEC (SJR 0.13), 13th NATIONAL CONGRESS OF THEORETICAL AND APPLIED MECHANICS, eISSN: 2261-236X, Sofia, Bulgaria, 06-10 September 2017.
  13. Mihovski M., Mirchev Y., Chukachev H., Sergienko V., Assessment of mechanically stressed state in pipelines according to Russian standards, AIP (American Institute of Physics) Conference Proceedings, MECHANICS, RESOURCE AND DIAGNOSTICS OF MATERIALS AND STRUCTURES (MRDMS-2016), ISNN: 0094-243X (SJR: 0.2), view online: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.4967095, in Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Mechanics, Resource and Diagnostics of Materials and Structures, Ekaterinburg, Russia, 16-20 May 2016, ISBN: 978-0-7354-1447-1, (2017).
  14. Mirchev Y., Larin O.O and Potapalska K.E., Investigation of influence of the repair bandage on the stress-strain state of the pipeline elbow with VSD. – In: Proceedings of the XXXI International Conference „NDT Days 2016”, Sozopol, Bulgaria, 2016, 411-414, ISSN 1310-3946, view online: www.ndt.net, e-Journal & Exhibition of Nondestructive Testing, January (2017) – ISSN 1435-4934.
  15. Kozhushko V.V., Sergienko V.P., Tuleika A.S., Mirchev Y.N., Mihovski M.M., Piezoelectric transducers for detection of laser-induced ultrasound, book: Innovative Solutions in Repair of Gas and Oil Pipelines, (ISBN 978-619-90662-0-1), Eds. E. Barkanov, M. Mihovski, V. Sergienko. – Bulgarian Society for Non-destructive Testing Publishers, Sofia, 2016, chapter I, pp 13-26, view online: http://www.bg-s-ndt.org/Aplication/Docs/articles/Innovative.pdf, (2016).
  16. Kudina H., Barkanov E., Negiota L. Mirchev Y., Kryzheuski I., Protective coatings based on thermosetting plastics, book: Innovative Solutions in Repair of Gas and Oil Pipelines, (ISBN 978-619-90662-0-1), Eds. E. Barkanov, M. Mihovski, V. Sergienko. – Bulgarian Society for Non-destructive Testing Publishers, Sofia, 2016, chapter V, pp 55-74, view online: http://www.bg-s-ndt.org/Aplication/Docs/articles/Innovative.pdf, (2016).
  17. Mirchev Y.N., Kudina H.F., Sergienko V.P., Lvov I.G., Numerical model for focusing technique of fundamental torsional mode in pipes, book: Innovative Solutions in Repair of Gas and Oil Pipelines, (ISBN 978-619-90662-0-1), Eds. E. Barkanov, M. Mihovski, V. Sergienko. – Bulgarian Society for Non-destructive Testing Publishers, Sofia, 2016, chapter XII, pp 147-158, view online: http://www.bg-s-ndt.org/Aplication/Docs/articles/Innovative.pdf, (2016).
  18. Mirchev Y.,, Ultrasonic testing of general corrosion of metals and alloys., 19th World Conference NDT- Munich 2016, paper 132, www.ndt.net, e-Journal & Exhibition of Nondestructive Testing, Vol.21, No.07, July (2016) – ISSN 1435-4934.
  19. Mihovski M., Chukachev P., Mirchev Y., Sergienko V., Application of ultrasonic methods for manufacture of pipelines and maintenance., 19th World Conference NDT- Munich 2016, paper 131, www.ndt.net, e-Journal & Exhibition of Nondestructive Testing, Vol.21, No.07, July (2016) – ISSN 1435-4934.
  20. Kudina E., Sergienko V., Bukharov N., Malachowski J., Mihovski M. and Mirchev Y., Materials for protection of oil and gas pipelines from mechanochemical damage. – In: Proceedings of the XVII National Scientific-Technical Conference “Acoustic 2015” (Sofia, Bulgaria), December (2015), 74-81.
  21. Kozhushko V., Sergienko V., Mirchev Y. and Mihovski M., Laser-induced ultrasound for NDT of materials. – In: Proceedings of the XVII National Scientific-Technical Conference “Acoustic 2015”, Sofia, Bulgaria, December (2015), 131-135.
  22. Kozhushko V., Mirchev Y., Mihovski M. and Chukachev P., Phased array ultrasonic beam reflection from uneven surfaces in immersion mode. – In: Proceedings of the XVII National Scientific-Technical Conference “Acoustic 2015” (ISSN 1312-4897), Sofia, Bulgaria, December (2015), 136-141.
  23. Simeonov N., Samichkov V., Mirchev Y. and Miloshev St., Ultrasonic investigation of self-healing properties of polymer composites containing hollow glass fiber fabric., Scientific proceeding of STUME, XXX International Conference „NDT days 2015”, Sozopol, Bulgaria, (2015), 288-290, ISSN 1310-3946.
  24. Mirchev Y., Bukharov S., Sergienko V. and Lvov I., Characterisation of Damages from General Corrosion of Metals and Alloys with Ultrasonic Impulse Echo-Method. – In: Proceedings of the XXX International Conference „NDT days 2015”, Sozopol, Bulgaria, (2015), 409-412, ISSN 1310-3946.
  25. Sergienko V. P., Bukharov S. N., Kozhushko V. V. Alexiev Al., Mirchev Y. and Barkanov E., Development of New Environmental Safety Sound-Absorbing Materials and Layered Sound-Proofing Structures for Transport Taking into Account the Spectral Characteristics of the NOISE. – In: Proceedings of the XXX International Conference „NDT days 2015”, Sozopol, Bulgaria, (2015), 469-473, ISSN 1310-3946.
  26. Lvov I. and Mirchev Y., Finite Element Modelling of Ultrasound Wave Propagation for Non-Destructive Control. – In: Proceedings of the XXX International Conference „NDT days 2015” Sozopol, Bulgaria, (2015), 474-478, ISSN 1310-3946.
  27. Mirchev Y.,. Modification of Rayleigh reflection from a bottom uneven surface., 11th European Conference NDT – Prague 2014, paper 3.4, www.ndt.net, e-Journal & Exhibition of Nondestructive Testing – (ISSN 1435-4934), December 2014.
  28. Nasedkina A., Alexiev Al., Malachowski J. and Mirchev Y. Finite Element Modelling of Long-Range Ultrasonic Torsion Guided Wave Propagation for Pipes with Defects. – In: Proceedings of the XVI National Scientific-Technical Conference “Acoustic 2014”, Sofia, Bulgaria, December (2014), 76-79, ISSN 1312-4897.
  29. Samichkov V., Simeonov N. and Mirchev Y., Preparation and characterization of thermosetting polymer composites with self-healing ability against mechanical damages., Scientific proceeding of STUME, XXIX International Conference “NDT Days 2014”, Sozopol, Bulgaria, (2014), 267-269, ISSN 1310-3946.
  30. Alexiev Al., Mirchev Y., Mihovski M. and Yakimovich N. Non-Destructive Investigation of Materials on the Base of Epoxy Resin with Fillers, Used for Bandages of Pipelines. – In: Proceedings of the XXIX International Conference “NDT Days 2014”, Sozopol, Bulgaria, (2014), 500-502, ISSN 1310-3946.
  31. Mihovski M., Mirchev Y., Alexiev Al. and Sergienko V., NDT of Adhesion in Bandaged Pipelines., Scientific proceedings of STUME, XXIX International Conference “NDT 2014”, Sozopol, Bulgaria, (2014), 503-505, ISSN 1310-3946.
  32. Vasilev I., Mirchev Y., Mihovski M. and Sergienko V. Calculations of the Admissible Corrosion Damages in Piping by FEM., Scientific proceeding of STUME, XXIX International Conference “NDT 2014”, Sozopol, Bulgaria, (2014), 506-509, ISSN 1310-3946.
  33. Troitskiy V., Gorbik V., Shekero A., Alexiev Al. and Mirchev Y., Development of technology for ultrasonic testing of welded pipelines using guided waves in the framework of the European project “INNOPIPES”., Scientific  proceeding of STUME, XXIX International Conference “NDT 2014”, Sozopol, Bulgaria, (2014), 517-520, ISSN 1310-3946.
  34. Mirchev Y. N., Alexiev A.R., Shekero A.L., Bukharov S., Yakimovich N., Inspection of pipes using low frequency guided waves., Scientific proceeding on STUME (ISSN 1310-3946), XXVIII International Conference „NDT Days 2013”, XXI,  № 2 (139), pp. 153-157 (2013).
  35. Bukharov S., Yakimovich N., Alexiev Al., Mirchev Y., Machanovskiy E., Polymer composite materials used for the repair of main pipelines via composite sleeve technology (survey)., Scientific proceeding on STUME (ISSN 1310-3946), XXVIII International Conference „NDT Days 2013”, XXI,  № 2 (139), pp. 158-161 (2013).
  36. N. P. Razygraev, A. N. Razygraev, S. N. Ponomarev, G. Ya. Bezlyud’ko, M. Mikhovski, and I. Mirchev. Investigation of the Technique of Ultrasonic Thickness Control Using the EMA Method., ISSN 1061_8309, Russian Journal of Nondestructive Testing, 2010, Vol. 46, No. 6, pp. 440–457. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2010. Original Russian Text © N.P. Razygraev, A.N. Razygraev, S.N. Ponomarev, G.Ya. Bezlyud’ko, M. Mikhovski, I. Mirchev, 2010, published in Defektoskopiya, (2010), Vol. 46, No. 6, pp. 60–80. (IF 0.336).
  37. Mihovski M., Mirchev Y., Chukachev P., Theoretical and Experimental Ultrasonic Investigation of General Corrosion and Erosion in Construction., 10th European Conference NDT- Moscow 2010, paper 1.3.77, www.ndt.net, e-Journal & Exhibition of Nondestructive Testing – (ISSN 1435-4934), August (2010).
  38. Mihovski M., Alexiev. A., Ivanova Y., Kirov B., Kovachev B., Mirchev Y., Modeling of propagation of ultrasonic waves in a medium with non-homogeneities., 9th European Conference NDT- Berlin 2006, paper 203, www.ndt.net, e-Journal & Exhibition of Nondestructive Testing – (ISSN 1435-4934), September (2006).
  39. Mirchev Y., Application of wavelet analysis for localizes unevenness with triangular roughness to back wall in material., 10th national congress on theoretical and applied mechanics (ISBN-13:978-954-322-123-3), 13-16 September 2005, Varna, pp. 256-261.

 

 

Recent Projects:

 

International

Frame Project in European Union

Duration

Information about projects/grants

2012 - 2016

INNOPIPES: Marie Curie Actions, International Research Staff Exchange Scheme, grants number: PIRSES-GA-2012-318874 of the FP7, project titles: INNOVATIVE NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING AND ADVANCED COMPOSITE REPAIR OF PIPELINES WITH VOLUMETRIC SURFACE DEFECTS. With beneficent Institute of mechanics – BAS.

2006 - 2010

SHIPINSPECTOR: grant agreement N° FP7-SME-2007-1-218432 of the FP7, project titles: DETECTION OF SAFETY CRITICAL CRACKS AND CORROSION IN SHIPS USING NOVEL SENSORS AND SYSTEMS BASED ON ULTRASONIC LINEAR PHASED ARRAY TECHNOLOGY. With beneficent Bulgarian Society for NDT.

 

Inter academic cooperation agreement (EBR)

Duration

Information about projects/grants

2018-2020

Project between Institute of Mechanics – BAS and Institute of applied physics - National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Minsk, Belarus.

Project title: Study of the action of mechanical stresses on ferromagnetic materials using acoustic methods, Barhausen noises and others in order to develop non-destructive methods for determining the technical condition of gas pipelines, oil pipelines and heat pipelines in nuclear power plants.(head of project)

2017 - 2020

Project between Institute of Mechanics – BAS and V. A. Belyi Metal Polymer Research Institute of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Gomel, Belarus.

Project title: Ultrasonic diagnostic of substantially heterogeneous condensed media and metal polymer joint.

2016 - 2019

Project between Institute of Mechanics – BAS and E. O. Paton Welding Institute of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine.

Project title: Investigation in area of increasing efficiency and reliability for technique long range ultrasonic testing.

2016 - 2019

Project between Institute of Mechanics – BAS, Institute of metal science, equipment and technology - BAS and AO “NPO CNIITMASH”, Moscow, Russia.

Project title: Securing and extension of the resources of Units 5 and 6 of Kozloduy NPP on the basis of the use of new methods and technologies for non-destructive testing and diagnostics for calculation of their reliability and workability.

2012 - 2014

Project between Institute of Mechanics – BAS and Institute of engineering since of Ural branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Ekaterinburg, Russia.

Project title:  Investigation of influence in elastic-plastic deformation on magnetic and acoustic properties in multilayer material with the purpose of developing non-destructive methods for diagnostic of there state.

2012 - 2014

Project between Institute of Mechanics – BAS and M. N. Mikheev Institute of metal physics of Ural branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Ekaterinburg, Russia,

Project title: Development of methods for diagnostic, increasing reliability and working time for austenitic steels and alloys equipments, working in extreme condition.

2010 - 2013

Project between Institute of Mechanics – BAS and E. O. Paton Welding Institute of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kiev, Ukraine.

Project title: Investigation of methods for detection imperfection in industrial metal constructions, using technique phased array.

2010 - 2013

Project between Institute of Mechanics – BAS and V. A. Belyi Metal Polymer Research Institute of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Gomel, Belarus.

Project title: Development of new nanostructure powder systems, methods for non-destructive diagnostic and modeling for investigation physico - mechanical and tribology - technical properties of composition materials and coatings on the basis of metal matrix.

2009 - 2011

Project between Institute of Mechanics – BAS and Institute of engineering since of Ural branch of Russian Academy of Sciences, Ekaterinburg, Russia.

Project title:  Using non-destructive methods for evaluation of NPP equipment state.

2009 - 2011

Project between Institute of Mechanics – BAS and AO “NPO CNIITMASH”, Moscow, Russia.

Project title: Ultrasonic testing of vessels and pipelines thickness by EMA- equipments.

 

National

 

OP „Innovation and competitiveness” 2014-2020

Duration

Information about projects/grants

2018 - 2020

Project between Institute of Mechanics – BAS and “Multitest” Ltd: Grants № BG16RFOP002-1.005-0033-C01, title: ”Development of an automated ultrasonic system for inspection of pipelines and structures and assessment of their mechanical stress state”. (head of project)

 

OP „Development and competitiveness of the Bulgarian Economy”

Duration

Information about projects/grants

2007 - 2013

Project between Institute of Mechanics – BAS and HP „Yambol”: Grants № BG 161 PO00-1.1106-0066-C0001, title: ” New thermo- and sound isolation products and technology for manufacturing”.

 

National innovative fund for scientific investigation

Duration

Information about projects/grants

2012 - 2015

Project between Institute of Mechanics – BAS and HP „Yambol”: Grants № ИФ-02-24/15.12.2012, title: "Development of technology for energy-saving pipes for outside installation (TehET)".

2012 - 2013

Project „Synthesis of automatically mechatronic system for metalworking /SiMAM/”. Grants №  6ИФ-02-1/15.12.2012г.

 

 

Membership:

 

  • European Federation for Non-destructive Testing from 2018 – (member of Board of Directors)
  • Bulgaria Society for Non-Destructive Testing - (exc. Director and member of Board of Directors)
  • Bulgarian National Aviation Board for Non-Destructive Testing - (secretary)
  • The American Society for Non-Destructive Testing – (member)
  • Technical committee 24 (non-destructive testing) in Bulgarian Institute for Standardization - (member)
  • Technical committee “Inspection Body” in Bulgarian Accreditation Services from 2018 (member)
  • Organizing committee of international conference “NDT Days” from 2004 (member)
  • Organizing committee of national conference “Acoustics” from 2005 (secretary)

 


Honors:

 

-Silver badge of Scientific-technical union of mechanical engineering, 2005 year.

-Honor of the name Slavcho Popov from Bulgarian Society for Non-Destructive Testing for 2015 year.

 

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Modified date:13-01-2021