Shulzhenko Nikolai Grigorievich

Doc. Sci. (Eng.), Professor

Head of Department for Vibration and Thermal Strength


Shulzhenko Nikolai Grigorievich

Research areas

  • Developing advanced methods for solving problems in dynamics and strength of turbo machines and spatial structures
  • Developing and applying methods and means for vibration diagnostics of rotor machines
  • Developing methods for diagnostics of the thermal stresses and vibration state of power machinery and substantiating their life extension

Scientific biography

• 1968 - graduated from the Engineering-Physics Department of the Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute, Ukraine; majored in mechanics and strength of machines. • Since 1968 - till present - with IPMash NAS of Ukraine in different research positions. • 1974 - defended a Cand. Sci. (Eng.) Thesis: Vibration analysis of high-speed flexible rotors mounted in journal bearings. • 1992 - defended a Doc. Sci. (Eng.) Thesis: Development of methods for computation and analysis of vibrations in the turbine - foundation system. • Deputy Director for Science Work of IPMash NAS of Ukraine (1996-2000) • Part-time Professor with Kharkiv National Academy of Municipal Economy (1993 – till present) • Since 1996 - Head of Department for Vibration and Thermal Strength.

Professional societies

  • Engineering Academy of Ukraine Corresponding Member
  • Editorial board Member of the journals "Mechanical Engineering Problems" "Vibration in engineering and technology", "Vibration machines: measurement, reduction, protection"
  • Programme Council Member of the of excellence in technology flow machines European center created by the decision of the Brussels European Commission (Gdansk, Poland)
  • Member of two specialized councils for defense of doctoral dissertations
  • Theoretical and Applied Mechanics National Committee of Ukraine Member
  • Chairman of Dynamics and Strength Machines Scientific and Technical Council of IPMash NAS of Ukraine

Honors and Awards

  • State Committee of Science and Technology of USSR Diplomas (1977, 1980, 1986)
  • G.F.Proskura Kharkiv regional state administration scholarships in the area of science and technology (2002)
  • Laureate of G.F.Proskura National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine in the area of energy (2008)
  • Laureate of the State Award of Ukraine for Science and Technology (2008)

410 publications, including 5 monographs

Selected Papers:

  • 1. Shulzhenko N.G.
  • Vibration analysis of turbine elements and units / Yu.S. Vorobiev, N.G. Shulzhenko. – Kyiv: Naukova Dumka Publishers, 1978. – 135 pp.
  • 2. Shulzhenko N.G.
  • Transient vibrations of a low-load high-speed rotor in journal bearings // Journal of Machinery Manufacture and Reliability.– Moscow: Nauka Publishers. – 1991.– № 5.– p. 25–30.
  • 3. Shulzhenko N.G.
  • Numerical analysis of vibrations of turbine-foundation system / N.G. Shulzhenko, Yu. S. Vorobiev. – Kyiv: Naukova Dumka Publishers, 1991. –232 pp.
  • 4. Shulzhenko N.G.
  • Impact flexible axis transverse crack on vibration characteristics / N.G. Shulzhenko, G.B. Ovcharova // Strength of Materials, 1997.– № 4.– p. 82–89.
  • 5. Shulzhenko N.G.
  • Analysis of the thermal stress and vibration state of turbine rotors /N.G. Shulzhenko and P.P. Gontarovsky // Mechanical Engineering Problems, 1998.– 1, № 1.– p. 79–90.
  • 6. Shulzhenko N.G.
  • Identification of shafting rod models by experimental data / N.G. Shulzhenko, Yu.G. Yefremov, A.M. Ganzha // Mechanical Engineering Problems, 2002.– № 4. – p 67–71.
  • 7. Shulzhenko N.G.
  • Development of technique for evaluation of operating condition factors impact on turbine vibration state / N.G. Shulzhenko and Yu.G. Yefremov // Strength of Materials, 2004. – № 1.– p. 147–156.
  • 8. Shulzhenko N.G.
  • Analysis and diagnostics of high-capacity turbine units vibration state / N.G. Shulzhenko, L.D. Metelev, Yu.G. Yefremov and V.I. Tsybul'ko // Energy and Electrification. – Kyiv: Ministry of Energy and Coal Industry of Ukraine, 2006. – № 11. – p. 30–38.
  • 9. Shulzhenko N.G.
  • Increase of thermal power plant turbines energy efficiency of through modernization, reconstruction and improvement of their operating modes/ Yu.M. Matsevity, N.G. Shulzhenko, P.P. Gontarovsky and others – Kyiv: Naukova Dumka Publishers, 2008. –366 pp.
  • 10. Shulzhenko N.G.
  • Evaluation of fracture toughness multibasic interlocks gas turbine blades / N.G. Shulzhenko, P.P. Gontarovsky and I.I. Melezhik// Strength of Materials. - 2008. – № 5.– p. 89–95.
  • 11. Shulzhenko M.G.
  • Power Turbo-Sets Vibration State Diagnosing / M. Shulzhenko, L. Metelev, Yu. Efremov, S. Banaszek // Diagnostyka. –Warszawa: Polskie Towarzystwo Diagnostyki Technicznej. – 2008.–№ 4(48).–P. 43–52.

Trained eight Cand. Sci. (Eng.) and one Doc. Sci. (Eng.)