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Емил Маноах

Професор, ръководител на направление МДТТ

Секция: Механика на деформируемото твърдо тяло

Стая №: 204

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Научни степени, организация, година:



Доктор, Софийски университет, 1986

Ст. н. с. II ст., Институт по механика, 1995

Професор, Институт по Механика,2013

Области на професионален интерес (ключови думи):

Механика на твърдо тяло, нелинейна динамика на конструкции, биомеханика, роботика


Допълнителна инфомация


Професионална автобиография


Избрани публикации:


  1. Manoach E., Doneva S., Warminski J. (2020) Coupled, Thermo-elastic, Large Amplitude Vibration of Bi-material Beams. In: Altenbach H., Chinchaladze N., Kienzler R., Müller W. (eds) Analysis of Shells, Plates, and Beams. Advanced Structured Materials, vol 134. Springer, Cham
  2. Shterev, K., Manoach, E., Stefanov, S. Hybrid numerical approach to study the interaction of the rarefied gas flow in a microchannel with a cantilever. (2019) International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, 117, art. no. 103239
  3. Manoach, E., Warminska, A., Warminski, J., Doneva S. A reduced multimodal thermoelastic model of a circular Mindlin plate . International Journal of Mechanical Sciences,  Volumes 153–154, April 2019, pp 479-489
  4. Cui, L., Manoach, E., Xu, W., Pan, L.X., Cao, M.S. Nonlinear crack assessment method in beams based on bispectrum-normal cloud model. (2019) Vibroengineering Procedia, 28, pp. 30-34.
  5. Manoach, E., Cao, M., Doneva, S. Vibration based methods for damage detection of plates. (2018) AIP Conference Proceedings, 1922, art. no. 100014 . DOI: 10.1063/1.5019099
  6. Xu, Y.M., Ding, K.Q., Cao, M.S., Manoach, E. Bispectral dynamics features for characterizing structural fatigue damage. (2018) Journal of Vibroengineering, 20 (5), pp. 2073-2084.
  7. M. S. Cao, X. Zhu, W. Xu, X. M. Li, H. Xu, E. Manoach. Detection of debonding in steel-reinforced bridges using wavelet curvature features of laser-measured operating deflection shapes. Journal of vibroengineering. May 2017, 19, ( 3),pp. 1845-1853 (ISSN 1392-8716)
  8. Manoach, E. , Warminski, J., Kloda, L., Teter, A. Numerical and experimental studies on vibration based methods for detection of damage in composite beams. Composite structures, 170 (2017) 26–39.
  9. Manoach, E., Warminski J., Kloda, L., Teter, A. Vibration Based Methods For Damage Detection In Structures, MATEC Web of Conferences, Volume 83, 0507,  (2016) (6 pages)
  10. Manoach, E. , A. Warminska, J. Warminski, "Dynamics of Beams under Coupled Thermo-Mechanical Loading", Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 849, pp. 57-64, 2016
  11. Warminska, E. Manoach, J. Warminski .Dynamics of a Circular Mindlin Plate under Mechanical Loading and Elevated Temperature, Article in MATEC Web of Conferences 83:05013, 2016
  12. Warminska, E. Manoach, J. Warminski , Vibrations of a composite beam under thermal and mechanical loadings Procedia Engineering 144 ( 2016 ) 959 – 966 doi: 10.1016/j.proeng.2016.05.123 (0.24)
  13. Stoykov, S., Manoach, E. Electro-mechanical coupling of rotating 3D beams,  MATEC Web of Conferences 83:05011 • January 2016
  14. Litak, G., Manoach, E., Halverson, E.. Nonlinear and multiscale dynamics of smart materials in energy harvesting. European Physical Journal - Special Topics, 224 (14-15),  (2015) , pp. 2671-2673 . ISSN:1951-6355 (print version),
  15. Manoach, E., Warminski, J., Warminska, A.. Large amplitude vibrations of heated Timoshenko beams with delamination. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science, 230, 1, 230 (1), pp. 88-101  SAGE, 2015, ISSN:09544062, DOI:10.1177/0954406215570702,.
  16. Stoykov, S., Manoach, E., Litak, G.. Vibration energy harvesting by a Timoshenko beam model and piezoelectric transducer.. European Physical Journal - Special Topics, 224, Springer, 2015, ISSN:1951-6355 (print version), DOI:10.1140/epjst/e2015-02587-3, 2755 - 2770
  17. Stoykov, S., Manoach, E., Margenov, S.. An efficient 3D numerical beam model based on cross sectional analysis and Ritz approximations. ZAMM‐Journal of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Willey-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, 2015, ISSN:00442267, DOI:10.1002/zamm.201400139,  Volume 96, Issue , pp. 791–812,
  18. Warminska, A., Manoach, E., Warminski, J., Samborski, S.. Regular and chaotic oscillations of a Timoshenko beam subjected to mechanical and thermal loadings. Continuum Mechanics and Thermodynamics, 27, 4, Springer, 2015, ISSN:0935-1175, 719 - 737.
  19. Warminska, A.,  Manoach, E., Warminski, J. Nonlinear dynamics of a reduced multimodal Timoshenko beam subjected to thermal and mechanical loadings. Meccanica, DOI 10.1007/s11012-014-9891-3
  20. 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)
  21. Litak G., Manoach, E. Dynamics of composite nonlinear systems and materials for engineering applications and energy harvesting - The role of nonlinear dynamics and complexity in new developments, European Physical Journal – Special Topics, 222, (2013),  1479-1482, (ISSN: 1951-6355,)
  22. Manoach, E., Warminski, J., Mitura, A., Samborski, S. Dynamics of a composite Timoshenko beam with delamination. Mechanics Research Communications 46 (2012), pp. 47-53.  . ISSN: 00936413
  23. 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. ; ( ISSN:0020-7403)
  24. 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
  25. Trendafilova I, Manoach, E, (2012) Vibration-based methods for structural and machinery fault diagnosis based on nonlinear dynamics tools, book chapter in Fault Diagnosis in Robotic and Industrial Systems, iConcept press, Ltd. ,(Eddited by Germanos Rigatos), ISBN (Hardcover), 978-0980733099,
  26. 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.
  27. E. Manoach, Damage detections in nonlinear vibrating, thermally loaded structures, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 39 (4), pp. 39-52, (2009)
  28. Trendafoilova I, Gorman, D.G and Manoach, E. An investigation on vibration-based damage detection in circular plates. Structural Health Monitoring Int. Journal. 8 (4), pp. 291-302 (2009)
  29. 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 (1), pp. 1-9, (2009)
  30. Manoach, E., Trendafilova, I., Large amplitude vibrations and damage detection of rectangular plates. Journal of Sound and Vibration, 315 (3) (2008), pp. 591-606.
  31. Trendafilova, I., Manoach, E., Vibration Based Damage Detection in Plates by Using Time Series Analysis, Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing, 22 (5), pp. 1092-1106, (2008)
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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)
  35. 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
  36. 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). (IF: 1.857)
  37. E. Manoach , P. Ribeiro, Coupled, thermoelastic, large amplitude vibrations of Timoshenko beams. Int. J. Mechanical Sciences, vol. 46, pp. 1589-1606 (2004
  38. Joel L. Berry, E. Manoach, C.i Mekkaoui, P.H. Rolland, J. E. Moore, Jr., and A. 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)
  39. 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).
  40. E. Manoach. Dynamic large deflection analysis of elastic-plastic structures. Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics , Vol. 29 , pp.45-59 (1999)
  41. 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.
  42. 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)
  43. 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.
  44. V. Sainov, E. Simova and E. Manoach. Plate Bending Investigation by Comparative Holographic Moire Interferometry. Evaluation by Finite Element Method. Optics and Lasers in Engineering Vol. 11, (1989), pp.15-25.
  45. E. Manoach. Dynamic large deflection analysis of elastic-plastic Mindlin circular plates. International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics, Vol. 29, (1994) pp. 723-735.
  46. E. Manoach and D. Karagiozova. Dynamic response of thick elastic-plastic beams. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences. Vol. 35, (1993) pp. 909-919.)
  47. E. Manoach. Dynamic response of elastoplastic Mindlin plate by mode superposition method.. Journal of Sound and Vibrations. Vol. 162, (1993), pp.165-175.
  48. E. Manoach ,D. Karagiozova. Impulse loading of an elastic-plastic beam on an elastic foundation. Computers and Structures. Vol. 45, (1992), pp. 605-612.
  49. D. Karagiozova, E. Manoach. Coupling effects in an elastic-plastic beam subjected to heat impact. Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 135, (1992),pp. 267-27




Международни договори



COST Action  CA18202 (European Cooperation in Science and Technology Action) : Optimising Design for Inspection . (Member of the Management Committee)






















h2020 project  MSCA-ITN-2014-ETN: Marie Skłodowska- Curie Innovative Training Networks (ITN-ETN)  MIGRATE  -


Experienced researcher in the project FP-7 245479 CEMCAST project of the Lubin University of Technology


FP7 Networks for Initial Training (ITN) “Gas Flows in Micro Electro Mechanical Systems” GASMEMS .


Royal Society of Edinburgh grant (coordinated by Prof. I. Trendafilova , University of Strathclyde, UK)


Principle investigator - Royal Society  Scheme  - International Joint Project  2006/R2     Increasing the safety of nonlinear  vibrating thermally loaded structures


FP6 program of European Union project:  EGEE-III Enabling Grids for E-sciencE-III)  ,


FP6 program project:  EGEE-II of European Union project (Enabling Grids for E-sciencE-II) Contract Number 031688


Project coordinator (Principle investigator) 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



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



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.




Изследователски договори с български организации


Theoretical study of rarefied gas flows without and with chemical reactions and the related interaction of gas-elastic elements in micro / nano systems. Project with Bulgarian research fund (NRF). 50 000 EUR


2018 -2024
























Principal Investigator of the Institute of Mechanics’ team of the CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE IN INFORMATICS AND INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES (BG05M2OP001-1.001-0003) funded through the Operational Program “Science and Education for Smart Growth”. The total amount of the grant is BGN 29 355 861 (more than15 M euro): BGN 24 952 482 (85%) are provided by the European Regional Development Fund and BGN 4 403 379 (15%) are the national co-financing. Funding for the Institute of Mechanics – 250  000 EUR


Principal Investigator of the Institute of Mechanics’ team of the National Centre for Distributed and  parallel computing contract according to the National Road Map project for scientific equipment – Ministry of Science and Education , Bulgaria - ≈ 400 000 EUR.



Theoretical study of unsteady gas flows in micro/nano systems. Project DN 02-7 /2016 with Bulgarian research fund (NRF). 50 000 EUR



Principle investigator from the partner organization IMech at the project
NSF Grant DUNK-01/3 coordinated by Technical University of Sofia.

Principle investigator  of A work-package of the project DCVP 02/1 –
“Super computers applications” with  NRF  coordinated by IICT-BAS, Sofia



Principle investigator of  from the partner organization IMech at the project  DCVP 02/1 –  “Super computers applications” with NRF  coordinated by IICT-BAS, Sofia.



Principal Investigator of the project ТН-1518/05 Nonlinear vibrations of thin-walled structures, applicable in aviation and methods for damage detections


2001 - 2005

Principal Investigator of the project ТН-1103/01 Dynamic and stability of thin-walled structures subjected to thermal and mechanical loading



Членство в научни организации:

Governing body of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

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 (Chairman),

National Scientific Council of Mechanics of Structures.

National Scientific Council of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics



Последна промяна:02-04-2021