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Vladimir Babitsky

Dipl. Eng., PhD, DSc

Professor of Dynamics

Phone: (01509) 227503

Email:  v.i.babitsky@lboro.ac.uk

 Background

Graduated from Moscow High School with a Gold medal and from Moscow State Technological University (STANKIN) with a distinction diploma in mechanical engineering. PhD and DSc from Russian Academy of Sciences. Founder and Head of Vibration Engineering Laboratory in Institute of Machine Studies, Moscow - Russian Academy of Sciences. Guest Professor of Munich Technical University. Consultant of HILTI AG (Liechtenstein). Joined Loughborough University as a Professor of Dynamics in 1995.

 Professional Affiliations

Fellow of Int. Centre on Vibro-Impact Systems
Member of European Mechanics Society
Member of International Federation of Automatic Control

 External Activities

Founder and co-editor of Springer book series "Foundations of Engineering Mechanics"; co-editor of Journal of Sound and Vibration Special Issue 2007, editor of Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science Special Issue 2008
President of the International Centre of Vibro-Impact Systems

International conferences:
Chair of EUROMECH Colloquium “Dynamics of Vibro-Impact Systems”, Loughborough 1998, chair of the 1st Int Conference on Vibro-Impact Systems, Loughborough 2005; scientific committees: the 2nd Int. Conference on Dynamics, Vibration and Control, Beijing, China 2006, Int. Symposium “Rare Phenomena in Nonlinear Dynamical Systems. Theory and Applications”, Riga, Latvia 2006; Motion and Vibration Control, Munich, Germany 2008; the 7th Int. Conference on Vibroengineering, Kaunas, Lithuania, 2008

Keynote papers:
the 8th International Conference on Recent Advances in Structural Dynamics, Southampton, UK 2003, XIV Symposium “Dynamics of Vibro-Impact Systems”, Moscow, Russia 2004, International Symposium on Vibro-Impact Dynamics of Ocean Systems, Troy, Michigan, USA 2008

Invited papers in International Journals:
Journal of Vibration and Control 2007, Nonlinear Dynamics 2007.

Invited Lectures:
MIT USA, 2003; Hull Inst. of Math. Sciences & Appl., UK, 2005; IUTAM Symposium on Vibration Control of Nonlinear Mechanisms and Structures, Germany, 2005; Tokyo University of Technology, Japan 2006;Toyota Research Centre, Japan 2006; FUJI Ultrasonics, Japan 2006; Alstom, Switzerland 2007

Visiting professorships:
Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, 2006, Northeastern University, Shenyang, PR China, 2008

Advisory roles:
EPSRC College member; Honk Kong Research Grant Counsel adviser; reviewer for numerous journals in dynamics and vibration

Commercialisation of research:
Patent “Percussion Power Tool Apparatus with Shock Absorbing Piston Arrangement” 2004 applied by JCB in the new serial hydraulic breakers 2007; recent research projects with BAE Systems & Rolls-Royce, Advantica Technology Ltd and JCB

Books in English – authored:
• Babitsky, V., Theory of Vibro-Impact Systems and Applications, Springer 1998, 319 pp., ISBN 3-540-63723-0.
• Astashev, V.K., Babitsky, V.I. and Kolovsky, M.Z., Dynamics and Control of Machines, Springer 2000, 233 pp., ISBN 3-540-63722-2.
• Babitsky, V.I. and Krupenin, V.L., Vibration of Strongly Nonlinear
Discontinuous Systems, Springer 2001, 413 pp., ISBN 3-540-41447-9.
• Babitsky, V.I. and Shipilov, A.V., Resonant Robotic Systems, Springer 2003, 174 pp., ISBN 3-540-00334-7.
• Astashev, V.K. and Babitsky, V.I, Ultrasonic Processes and Machines: Dynamics, Control and Applications, Springer 2007, 340 pp, ISBN 978-3-540720607.

 Broad Interests and Expertise

Non-Linear Dynamics
Dynamics and Control of Machines
Vibration Engineering
Power Ultrasonics

 Research Interests and Activities

Dynamics of Vibro-Impact Systems
Autoresonant Systems
Vibration Processing
Vibration Protection in Harsh Environment
Ultrasonic Machining

 Publications

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 School Research Groups

Dynamics
Manufacturing

 Links

International Centre of Vibro-Impact Systems
Springer book series “Foundations of Engineering Mechanics”

 


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