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Emil Manoach

Professor, Ph.D.

Department: Solid Mechanics

Room number: 204

Phone: +359 2 979 6426

E-mail: e.manoach@imbm.bas.bg

 

Scientific degrees, institution, year:

 

 

Professor, Institute of Mechanics, 2013

Associate Professor, Institute of Mechanics, 1995

  • Ph.D., Sofia University, 1986

  • M.Sc. in Mechanics, Sofia University,1980

 

Fields of Research:

 

Mechanics of Solids, Nonlinear Dynamics of Structures, Damage Detections, Biomechanics, Robotics

Extended Information

Selected Publications:

 

Journal papers:


    1. Manoach, E., Warminski, J., Mitura, A., Samborski, Dynamics of a laminated composite beam with delamination and inclusions. European Physical Journal – Special Topics. 222 (2013), pp.1649-1664.. IF: 1.562. ISSN: 1951-6355

    2. Manoach, E., Warminski, J., Mitura, A., Samborski, S. Dynamics of a composite Timoshenko beam with delamination. Mechanics Research Communications 46 (2012), pp. 47-53.  IF: 1.160. ISSN: 00936413

    3. Manoach, E., Samborski, S., Mitura, A., Warminski, J Vibration based damage detection in composite beams under temperature variations using Poincare´ maps. Int.J. Mechanical Sciences. 62 (2012) 120–132. ; IF:1.231. ISSN:0020-7403

    4. Manoach, E., Samborski, S., Mitura,  A., Warminski, J, Vibration and damage detections of composite beams with defects . Transactions of the Institute of Aviation (Poland), No 218, 44-53, (2011) ISSN 0509-6669

    5. Manoach, E. Trendafilova, . Damage detections in nonlinear vibrating thermally loaded plates. Book chapter in “Materials with Complex  Behaviour" by Silva, L. F. Martins da; Altenbach, H. (Eds.) , pp. 193-212, 2010 Springer,  Germany.) ISBN: 978-3-642-12666-6.

    6. Trendafilova, I., Manoach, E. Nonlinear dynamics/time series methods for fault detection and identification in structural and robotic systems. Book chapter in a book  “Fault diagnosis in robotic and industrial systems”, (G. G. Rigatos –Editor)  iConceptPress, 2012, Queensland, Australia.; ISBN: 978-0980733099, pp.111-138.  (Hard Cover) / 978-1461098744 (Paperback)
    7. E. Manoach, I. Trendafilova, Damage detections in nonlinear vibrating thermally loaded plates. book chapter in “Materials with Complex Behaviour" by A. Oechsner, da Silva, and Altenbach (Eds) 2010 Springer, Germany. pp. 193-212, 2010 Springer,  Germany.) ISBN: 978-3-642-12666-6
    8. E. Manoach. Damage detections in nonlinear vibrating, thermally loaded structures, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 39 (4), pp. 39-52, (2009)<!--[endif]-->
    9. I. Trendafilova, D Gorman, E. Manoach. An investigation on vibration-based damage detection in circular plates. Structural Health Monitoring Int. Journal. 291-302<!--[endif]-->
    10. A. Israr, M. Cartmell, E. Manoach, I. Trendafilova, W. Ostachowicz,M. Krawczuk A. Zak. Analytical modelling and vibration analysis of partially cracked rectangular plates with different boundary conditions and loading. J. Appl. Mech. 76-011005, (2009) / 11005-1 :9

    11. I.Trendafoilova, D.G Gorman and E. Manoach. An investigation on vibration-based damage detection in circular plates. Structural Health Monitoring Int. Journal. pp. 291-302 (2009)

    12. E. Manoach, I. Trendafilova, Large Amplitude Vibrations and damage detection of rectangular plates, Journal of Sound and Vibrations, 315 (3), pp. 591-606 (2008)

    13. I.Trendafilova, E. Manoach , Vibration Based Damage Detection in Plates by Using Time Series Analysis, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 22 (5), pp. 1092-1106, (2008)

    14. Trendafilova, I., Manoach, E., Cartmell, M.P., Ostachowicz, W., Zak, A. An investigation on damagedamage detection in aircrafts panels using nonlinear time series analysis 2007 Key Engineering Materials 347, pp. 213-218

    15. Grabowska, J., Palacz, M., Krawczuk, M., Ostachowicz, W., Trendafilova, I., Manoach, E., Cartmell, M. Wavelet analysis for damage identification in composite structures 2007 Key Engineering Materials 347, pp. 253-258

    16. I.Trendafilova, E. Manoach, M.P.Cartmell, M.Krawczuk, W.M.Ostachowicz, M.Palacz, On the problem for damage detection of vibrating cracked plates. Applied Mechanics and Materials 5-6, pp. 247-254 (2006)

    17. A. Isar, M. Cartmel, M.Krawczuk, W..Ostachowicz, E.Manoach, I.Trendafilova, E.V.Shiskina and M.Palacz, On Approximate Analytical Solutions for Vibrations in Cracked Plates. Applied Mechanics and Materials 5-6, pp. 315-322 (2006)

    18. P. Ribeiro, E. Manoach, The effect of temperature on the large amplitude vibrations of curved beams, J. Sound & Vibrations vol. 285 pp. 1093-1107 (2005).

    19. E. Manoach, Thermoelastic large amplitude vibrations of Mindlin circular plates. Mechanics of the Machines, vol. 56, pp.15-20 (2005).

    20. E. Manoach , P. Ribeiro, Coupled, thermoelastic, large amplitude vibrations of Timoshenko beams. Int. J. Mechanical Sciences, vol. 46, pp. 1589-1606 (2004).

    21. Joel L. Berry, Emil Manoach, Choukri Mekkaoui, Pierre H. Rolland, J. E. Moore, Jr., and Alexander Rachev. Hemodynamics and Wall Mechanics of a Compliance Matching Stent: In Vitro and In Vivo Analysis, Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology Vol. 13, pp.97-105 (2002)

    22. Z. Mohamed, J. Moore Jr , A. Rachev, J. Berry, E. Manoach, , Stress Concentration Reduction in Stented Arteries Using Compliance Transitioning. Int. J. of Cardiovascular Medicine and Science Vol. 3, pp. 137-147 (2000).

    23. Rachev, E. Manoach, J. Berry, J. Moore Jr., А Model of Stress-Induced Geometrical Remodeling of Vessel Segments Adjacent to Stents and Artery/Graft Anastomoses. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 206, 429-443 (2000)

    24. E. Manoach. Dynamic large deflection analysis of elastic-plastic structures. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics , Vol. 29 , pp.45-59 (1999)

    25. K. Delchev and E. Manoach. An approach to the synthesis of structural elements made of composite materials by using of a electro-magnetic field. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Vol. XXV, (1996) pp.110-118

    26. E. Manoach. Dynamic large deflection analysis of elastic-plastic Mindlin circular plates. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, Vol. 29, (1994) pp. 723-735.

    27. E. Manoach and D. Karagiozova. Dynamic response of thick elastic-plastic beams. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences. Vol. 35, (1993) pp. 909-919.

    28. E. Manoach. Dynamic response of elastoplastic Mindlin plate by mode superposition method.. Journal of Sound and Vibrations. Vol. 162, (1993), pp.165-175.

    29. E. Manoach ,D. Karagiozova. Impulse loading of an elastic-plastic beam on an elastic foundation. Computers and Structures. Vol. 45, (1992), pp. 605-612.

    30. D. Karagiozova, E. Manoach. Coupling effects in an elastic-plastic beam subjected to heat impact. Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 135, (1992),pp. 267-276.

    31. D. Karagiozova, L. Hadjikov, E. Manoach, V. Karagiozov. On the inverse problems in dynamics of layered systems. Theoretical and Applied Mechanics - BAS. Vol. XXII, (1991), pp. 58-69.

    32. E. Manoach, D. Karagiozova, L. Hadjikov, An inverse problem for an initially heated circular plate under a pulse loading. ZAMM (Applied Mathematics and Mechanics). Vol. 71, (1991), pp.413-416.

    33. V. Sainov, E. Simova and E. Manoah. Plate Bending Investigation by Comparative Holographic Moire Interferometry. Evaluation by Finite Element Method. Optics and Lasers in Engineering Vol. 11, (1989), pp.15-25.

    34. T. Angelov, E.Manoach. A Point in domain identification program. Advances in Engineering Software. Vol.11, (1989), pp. 99-106.
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Conference papers

 

  1. Manoach, E., Warminski, J., Mitura, A., Samborski, S. Large amplitude vibrations of timoshenko beams with Delamination, in Z. Dimitrovová, J.R. de Almeida, R. Gonçalves (eds.) “Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Vibration Problems (ICOVP-2013)”, Lisbon, Portugal, 9-12 September, 2013, AMPTAC, ISBN 978-989-96264-4-7, 10 pages.  paper : 78.

  2. E. Manoach , Delamination detection of laminated, nonlinear vibrating and thermally loaded beams. In “Vibration Problems ICOVP 2011” , Springer Proceedings in Physics 139,  (2011). pp. 67-74., in Proceedings of International Conference on Vibration Problems , ICoVP-2011, September 5-8, 2011, PRAGUE, Czech Republic , Springer

  3. E. Manoach, I. Trendafilova, Large amplitude vibrations of damaged plates, 2007, Proc. of EUROMECH colloquium 483, Geometrically Non-linear vibrations of structures, 9-11 July, 2007, Porto, Portugal, pp. 149-153

  4. E. Manoach. Large amplitude vibrations of rectangular and circular plates subjected to thermal and mechanical loads. 6th European Solid Mechanics Conference, 28 August – 1 September 2006, Budapest Hungary (extended Abstract)

  5. E. Manoach , P. Ribeiro, Proceedings of 10th Jubilee National Congress on Teorethical and Applied Mechanics, Varna 2005, Vol. 1. pp. 270-281.

  6. E. Manoach. Coupled, large amplitude vibrations of circular plates subjected to mechanical and thermal loading. Proc. Of ENOC-2005, Fifth EUROMECH Nonlinear Dynamic Conference Eindhoven, The Nederlands, 7-12 August 2005 pp. 2548-2557.

  7. E. Manoach, M. Ferman, Coupled thermo-elastic large amplitude vibrations nonlinear vibrations of beams subjected to thermal and mechanical loadings. In Proc. of Int. Conference on Nonlinear Problems in Aviation and Aerospace ICNPAA 2004: Mathematical Problems in Engineering and Aerospace Science. June 2-4, Timisoara, Romania, Cambridge Scientific Publishers, pp. 423-431.

  8. E. Manoach , Large amplitude vibrations of Timoshenko beams subjected to thermal loading. 8th International Conference on Recent Advances in Structural Dynamics, July 2003, Southampton, UK. CD-paper 39 (10 pages) (2003)

  9. E. Manoach, Large Amplitude vibrations of beams at elevated temperatures, Proceedings of MEET/MARIND International conference, Varna, Bulgaria, October 2002, Vol.2, pp.207-212.

  10. E. Manoach, Large Amplitude vibrations of heated beams, Proceedings of 9th National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Varna, Bulgaria, September 2001, Vol.1, pp. 542-547.

  11. Joel L. Berry, Emil Manoach, Choukri Mekkaoui, Pierre H. Rolland, J. E. Moore, Jr., and Alexander Rachev, An Experimental and Finite Element Study, Proceedings of 9th National Congress on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Varna, Bulgaria, September 2001, Vol.1, pp. 288-298

  12. E. Manoach, J. Berry, J. Moore Jr, A. Rachev, Finite Element Stress Analysis of Stented Arteries. Proc. of 1st Baltic-Bulgarian Conference on Mechanics, Biomechanics and Bionics. June, Varna, Bulgaria, 2000, pp. 33-38.

  13. E. Manoach. Dynamic large deflection analysis of elastic-plastic beams and plates.Proc. of 7th International Conference Recent Advances on Structural Dynamics. 2000 , Vol. 1 , Southampton, England , August, 2000. pp. 389-400

  14. Z. Mohammad, J. Moore Jr., J. Berry, E. Manoach, A. Rachev, Effects of Compliance Transitioning on Wall Stresses in a Stented Artery., Proceedings of the 1999 Bioengineering Conference, ASME, BED-Vol 42, 1999, pp.788-790.

  15. E. Manoach G. de Paz K. Kostadinov and F. Montoya. Dynamic Response Of Single-Link Flexible Manipulators. Proceedings of 6 th International Conference Structural Dynamics : Recent Advances. 14 - 17 July, 1997 ,Southampton, Vol.2, pp.1275-1290

  16. E. Manoach. Dynamic large deflection analysis of elastic-plastic Mindlin circular plates. in Proc. of the 5th International Conference Recent Advances on Structural Dynamics. 18th-21st July 1994, Southampton, Vol. 1, pp. 352-361.

  17. D. Karagiozova and E. Manoach. Dynamic response of thick elastic-plastic beams. In Proceedings of 1st National Congress on Computational Mechanics. GR.A.C.M. Athens 3-4 September 1992., pp. 555-562.


Recent Projects:

Recent International Projects:

2010

The Royal Society of Edinburg Grant for a research visit in the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

2007-2008

Principle investigator oh the Royal Society Grant IJP-2006/R2, Increasing the safety of nonlinear vibrating thermally loaded structures, with University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK

2005-2007
Project coordinator of NATO Colaborative Linkage Grant. Preventing Disasters from Collapse of Aircraft Structures using vibration based health monitoring (with UK and Poland).
2004
Principal investigator in Multi-Material Micro Manufacture: Technologies and Applications -4M Network of Excellence in 6th Framework program of EC, coordinated by Cardiff University, UK
2003
COBASE 2002 PROJECT DEVELOPMENT & INITIATION VISITS, NSF, USA Thermoelastic large amplitude vibrations of thin-walled structures (fellowship supported by National Science Foundation-USA) : August -September 2003
2002-2003
NATO scholarship in CENUME, IDMEC - Pólo FEUP, Porto, Porugal
Thermoelastic large amplitude vibrations of beams
1998 -2000


NATO Linkage Grant "Mechanical Analysis of the Stent/Artery System" with, Florida International University, Miami, USA, Brown Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, USA.
1994-1997
Principal investigator in the project CIPA CP 940109 of EC program "COPERNICUS" "Robot based dimensional quality control in manufacturing", coordinated by the University of Valiadolid. Spain

 

Recent Projects with Bulgarian research fund:

 

2005-2009
Head of the project ТН-1518/05 Nonlinear vibrations of thin-walled structures, applicable in aviation and methods for damage detections
2001 - 2005
Head of the project ТН-1103/01 Dynamic and stability of thin-walled structures subjected to thermal and mechanical loading

 

Membership:

Bulgarian Union of Scientists,

Bulgarian Union of Mathematicians,

National Scientific Council of Mechanics,

General Assembly of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences,

Scientific Council of the Institute of Mechanics,

National Scientific Council of Mechanics of Structures.

National Scientific Council of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics

Мember of the Editorial board of Advances in Acoustic and Vibrations (an open access International Journal: http://www.hindawi.com/journals/aav/)

 

 

Honors:

First prize of the National Research Fund for the head of the best project during the period 2001-2004.

First prize of the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria for scientific achievements in the period 2003-2005.

 

 


Modified date:11-09-2015