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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering D-index 30 Citations 3,770 110 World Ranking 1322 National Ranking 4

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Thermodynamics
  • Mechanics
  • Combustion

Nickolay Smirnov mainly investigates Combustion, Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Ignition system and Deflagration to detonation transition. His Combustion study incorporates themes from Rocket and Evaporation. His Mechanics research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Geocentric orbit and Radius.

His Ignition system research focuses on subjects like Combustion chamber, which are linked to Computer Aided Design and Jet. As a part of the same scientific study, Nickolay Smirnov usually deals with the Deflagration to detonation transition, concentrating on Pulse detonation engine and frequently concerns with Pressure piling. The various areas that he examines in his Flow study include Physical chemistry, Flame spread, Laminar flow and Boundary layer.

His most cited work include:

  • Hydrogen fuel rocket engines simulation using LOGOS code (282 citations)
  • Accumulation of errors in numerical simulations of chemically reacting gas dynamics (264 citations)
  • Modeling and simulation of hydrogen combustion in engines (123 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Mechanics, Combustion, Thermodynamics, Porous medium and Aerospace engineering. Mechanics is closely attributed to Displacement in his study. His research in Combustion intersects with topics in Ignition system, Rocket and Evaporation.

The study incorporates disciplines such as Heat flux and Liquid fuel in addition to Evaporation. His study looks at the relationship between Porous medium and topics such as Capillary action, which overlap with Wetting. His study on Spacecraft is often connected to Environmental science as part of broader study in Aerospace engineering.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Mechanics (53.26%)
  • Combustion (23.91%)
  • Thermodynamics (15.22%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2017-2021)?

  • Mechanics (53.26%)
  • Computer simulation (10.33%)
  • Space (8.70%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His main research concerns Mechanics, Computer simulation, Space, Space debris and Supercomputer. Nickolay Smirnov is studying Shock wave, which is a component of Mechanics. His research integrates issues of Jeans instability and Computational science in his study of Computer simulation.

Nickolay Smirnov combines subjects such as Debris, Work, Control theory, Space environment and Function with his study of Space. His research in Space debris tackles topics such as Elliptic orbit which are related to areas like Partial differential equation. His work carried out in the field of Combustion brings together such families of science as Ignition system and Flow.

Between 2017 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Numerical investigations of hybrid rocket engines (51 citations)
  • Onset of detonation in hydrogen-air mixtures due to shock wave reflection inside a combustion chamber (44 citations)
  • Rotating detonation in a ramjet engine three-dimensional modeling (42 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Thermodynamics
  • Mechanics
  • Mechanical engineering

His scientific interests lie mostly in Mechanics, Shock wave, Combustion chamber, Combustion and Environmental science. The Mechanics study combines topics in areas such as Capillary action and Electromagnetic shielding. His Shock wave research includes themes of Shield, Hypervelocity, Computer simulation, Godunov's scheme and Adiabatic process.

Nickolay Smirnov has included themes like Ignition system and Thrust in his Combustion chamber study. The concepts of his Ignition system study are interwoven with issues in Specific impulse and Longitudinal wave. His research in Combustion intersects with topics in Rocket and Flow.

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Best Publications

Hydrogen fuel rocket engines simulation using LOGOS code

Nickolay Smirnov;V.B. Betelin;R.M. Shagaliev;V. F. Nikitin.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2014)

464 Citations

Accumulation of errors in numerical simulations of chemically reacting gas dynamics

N.N. Smirnov;V.B. Betelin;V.F. Nikitin;L.I. Stamov.
Acta Astronautica (2015)

447 Citations

Modeling and simulation of hydrogen combustion in engines

N.N. Smirnov;V.F. Nikitin.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2014)

194 Citations

Evaporation and ignition of droplets in combustion chambers modeling and simulation

V.B. Betelin;N.N. Smirnov;V.F. Nikitin;V.R. Dushin.
Acta Astronautica (2012)

148 Citations

Detonation engine fed by acetylene–oxygen mixture

N.N. Smirnov;V.B. Betelin;V.F. Nikitin;Yu.G. Phylippov.
Acta Astronautica (2014)

119 Citations

Numerical investigations of hybrid rocket engines

V.B. Betelin;A.G. Kushnirenko;N.N. Smirnov;V.F. Nikitin.
Acta Astronautica (2018)

102 Citations

Combustion onset in non-uniform dispersed mixtures

Nickolay N. Smirnov;Valeriy F. Nikitin;Vladislav R. Dushin;Yurii G. Filippov.
Acta Astronautica (2015)

99 Citations

Mathematical simulation for non-equilibrium droplet evaporation

V.R. Dushin;A.V. Kulchitskiy;V.A. Nerchenko;V.F. Nikitin.
Acta Astronautica (2008)

92 Citations

Space traffic hazards from orbital debris mitigation strategies

N.N. Smirnov;A.B. Kiselev;M.N. Smirnova;V.F. Nikitin.
Acta Astronautica (2015)

92 Citations

Ignition of fuel sprays by shock wave mathematical modeling and numerical simulation

N.N. Smirnov;V.B. Betelin;A.G. Kushnirenko;V.F. Nikitin.
Acta Astronautica (2013)

91 Citations

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