Main Scientific Directions

Ministry of Science and
Higher Education
of the Russian Federation

Russian Academy of Sciences

Department of power engineering, mechanical engineering, mechanics and control processes

Mechanical Engineering Research
Institute of the Russian
Academy of Sciences

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 Main Scientific Directions

 The role of the structural state in the formation of deformation and strength characteristics of structural materials for static, long-term static, cyclic and contact loading
  •  study of cyclic and long-term static properties of structural materials under conditions close to operational ones;
  •  development and experimental substantiation of criteria for destruction of structural materials under cyclic, long-term static and non-isothermal loading;
  •  hardening of surface layers of metallic materials for improvement of their cyclic and tribological properties;
  •  study of the processes of deformation, fracture and hardening of structural materials during cyclic, long-term static and contact loading by physico-mechanical methods;
  • development of methods for calculating the stress-strain states of structural elements for cyclic, long-term static, non-isothermal and contact loads, taking into account the structural level of materials;
  • development of methods for optimizing the properties of materials in connection with their operating conditions of loading;
  • obtaining and justification of design characteristics of structural materials and their certification;
  • research of technological properties in connection with strength and wear resistance of structural materials;
  • development of methods for hardening materials using high-energy methods;
  • development of requirements for the creation of materials to ensure their operational properties and the creation of new materials;
  • development of techniques, experimental equipment and measuring instruments for studying the properties of structural materials by physical and mechanical methods;
  • development of principles for the selection of materials in the design.