Science

Scientific research areas

In the Division the scientific research are carried out in the following areas:

  • strength and stability of thin-walled shells,
    • analysis of stress distribution and buckling modes in atypical shells
    • analysis of behaviour of shells in the post-buckling range
    • stabilisation of equilibrium paths
    • analysis of the edge effect in tanks
  • strength and stability of thin-walled cold-formed beams,
    • shaping of the cross-section of beams
    • analysis of local and global loss of stability
    • experimental investigation of load carrying capacity
  • strength and stability of sandwich structures,
    • analysis of local and global loss of stability of sandwich beams
    • analysis of influence of the mechanical properties of the core on strength of the beam
    • stability analysis of sandwich shells
  • mathematical modelling of the mechanical properties of materials.

Latest scientific papers

(according to Scopus)

  • Sowiński, K., Jasion, P. Strength and stability of shells based on Booth lemniscate loaded with external pressure, Thin-Walled Structures, 2019;144,106284
  • Kȩdzia, P., Magnucki, K., Smyczyński, M., Wstawska, I. An Influence of Homogeneity of Magnetic Field on Stability of a Rectangular Plate, International Journal of Structural Stability and Dynamics, 2019;19(5),1941003
  • Grenda, M. , Paczos, P. Experimental and numerical study of local stability of non-standard thin-walled channel beams, Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, 2019;57(3):549-562
  • Sowiński, K., Magnucki, K. Shaping of dished heads of the cylindrical pressure vessel for diminishing of the edge effect, Thin-Walled Structures, 2018;131:746-754.
  • Sowiński, K. Buckling of shells with special shapes with corrugated middle surfaces – FEM study, Engineering Structures, 2018;179:310-320.
  • Magnucki, K., Jasion, P., Rodak, M. Strength and buckling of an untypical dished head of a cylindrical pressure vessel, International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping, 2018;161;17-21
  • Paczos, P., Wichniarek, R., Magnucki, K. Three-point bending of sandwich beam with special structure of the core, Composite Structures, 2018;201,676-682
  • Magnucka-Blandzi, E., Wiśniewska-Mleczko, K., Smyczyński, M.J. Buckling of symmetrical circular sandwich plates with variable mechanical properties of the core in the radial direction, Composite Structures, 2018;204,88-94
  • Magnucka-Blandzi, E., Kędzia, P., Smyczyński, M.J. Unsymmetrical sandwich beams under three-point bending – Analytical studies, Composite Structures, 2018;202,539-544
  • Smyczynski, M.J. Magnucka-Blandzi, E. Stability of five layer sandwich beams – A nonlinear hypothesis, Steel and Composite Structures, 2018;28(6),671-679
  • Magnucka-Blandzi, E., Wisniewska-Mleczko, K., Smyczynski, M.J., Kedzia, P. Buckling of a sandwich symmetrical circular plate with varying mechanical properties of the core, Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (English Edition), 2018;39(7),981-992
  • Magnucki, K., Milecki, S., Lewinski, J., Kędzia, P. Bending of a seven layer beam with foam cores, Engineering Transactions, 2018;66(3),249-262
  • Sowiński, K., Magnucki, K. Shaping of dished heads of the cylindrical pressure vessel for diminishing of the edge effect, Thin-Walled Structures, 2018;131,746-754

Research projects carried out in the Division

  • Analysis and optimization of stress distribution in complex shell structures; 2018/31/N/ST8/02232; principal investigator: Krzysztof Sowiński; implementation time: 2019-2020
  • Experimental investigation of a local stability and load carrying capacity of thin-walled beams with atypical C-sections using modern optical methods; 2017/25/B/ST8/00266; principal investigator: Piotr Paczos; implementation time: 2018-2021
  • Theoretical and experimental investigation of stability of sandwich beams and plates with metal foam core; N N502 080738; principal investigator: Krzysztof Magnucki; implementation time: 2010-2012
  • Numerical and experimental investigation of load carrying capacity of cold-formed beams; N N501 207339; principal investigator: Piotr Paczos; implementation time: 2010-2012

Scientific monographs