CURRICULUM VITAE & SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

SURNAME: Stepanov

FIRST NAME: Sergey

SECOND NAME: Yakovlevich

PLACE AND DATE OF BIRTH: Moscow, 30 May 1941

CITIZENSHIP: Russian Federation

EDUCATION: Mechanics 1963, Department of Mechanics of the Mechanical-Mathematical Faculty, the Lomonosov Moscow State University

DEGREE:
- PhD, May 1969, Mechanical-Mathematical Faculty and Department of Mechanics, the Lomonosov Moscow State University.
( Scientific Supervisor: Prof. Valentin V. Rumyantsev).
- Doctor of Phys.-Math. Sc., December 2001, Mechanical-Mathematical Faculty, the Lomonosov Moscow State University.

POSITION: Head of the Department of Mechanics, the A.A.Dorodnitsyn Computing Centre, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, RUSSIA

TEL: +7(499)135-35-90

FAX: +7(499)135-61-59

E-MAIL: stepsj(at)ccas.ru

FOREIGN LANGUAGES: English, French, German (basic)

SCIENTIFIC INTERESTS: Analytical Mechanics and the Lyapunov stability, Dynamics of constrained rigid bodies with applications for transportation systems, Dynamics of satellite systems, numerical methods in Mechanics, modern methods of computer programming and their applications to solve problems of Mechanics, development of methodologies for effective teaching



SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

12. On operator methods in the problem of the motion of a rigid body // In Coll. Papers "Research Problems of Stability and Stabilization of Motion". Moscow: Computing Centre of RAS, 2007. Pp. 72-85 (with Burov A.A., Valle C. and Fortune D.).

11. Leonhard Euler and his contribution to the development of mechanics (on the 300th anniversary of his birth) // Prikl. Mat. Mekh. 71 (2007), no. 2, 179--191; translation in J. Appl. Math. Mech. 71 (2007), no. 2, 157-167 (with Mikhailov G.K.).

10. Calculation of the determinant of the identification equations for a linear model of a mechanical oscillatory system // Prikl. Mat. Mekh. 69 (2005), no. 3, 386-393; translation in J. Appl. Math. Mech. 69 (2005), no. 3, 351-357 (with Valle C. and Sharl' S.).

9. Symmetrization of sign-definiteness criteria of symmetric quadratic forms // Prikl. Mat. Mekh. 66 (2002), no. 6, 979-987; translation in J. Appl. Math. Mech. 66 (2002), no. 6, 933-941 (2003).

8. On the oscillations of a pendulum in a circular orbit // Prikl. Mat. Mekh. 65 (2001), no. 4, 714-719; translation in J. Appl. Math. Mech. 65 (2001), no. 4, 697-702 (with Burov A.A.).

7. Resolution of static indeterminacy of vertical reactions of wheels in a plane model of a tractor-semitrailer system // In Coll. Papers "Research Problems of Stability and Stabilization of Motion". Moscow: Computing Centre of RAS, 1999. Pp. 77-85 (with Abrarova E.V.).

6. On steady motions and relative equilibria of mechanical systems with symmetry // Prikl. Mat. Mekh. 60 (1996), no. 5, 736-743; translation in J. Appl. Math. Mech. 60 (1996), no. 5, 729-735 (with Karapetyan A.V.).

5. Algorithms for the transfer of a gyrostat-satellite from one stable equilibrium to another // In Coll. Papers "Research Problems of Stability and Stabilization of Motion". Moscow: Computing Centre of RAS, 1995. Pp. 79-88.

4. The correlation of the stability conditions for three different modes of cyclic motions in a system // In: Problems of analytical mechanics, stability and control theories (Proc. Second Chetaev Conf., Kazan, 1973), Vol. 2. Kazan: Kazan. Aviacion. Inst. Ed., 1976. Pp. 303-308.

3. On the numerical construction of Ljapunov functions on a finite time interval // In: Problems in analytical mechanics, stability and control theories (Proc. Second Chetaev Conf., Kazan, 1973). M.: Nauka. 1975. Pp. 83-90 (with Van Dan'- Chzhi).

2. On the Routh theorem and the Chetaev method for constructing the Liapunov function from the integrals of the equations of motion // Prikl. Mat. Meh. 33 (1970), 904-912; translated in J. Appl. Math. Mech. 33 (1970). Pp.882-890 (with Rubanovsky V.N.).

1. On the stability of dissipative systems // Vestnik Moskov. Univ. Ser. I, Mat. Meh. 1964, no. 4, 59-66.