Professor of the Strength of Materials Department,
St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University
Polytechnicheskaya Str. 29., 195251, St.Petersburg, Russia
Tel.: +7 (812) 552-6303
Birth Date & Place
April 3, 1935. St.Petersburg, Russia (Formerly, Leningrad, USSR)
Fields of Research
Fatigue of materials and structures;
Numerical modeling of fatigue behavior of materials and structures;
Fatigue design of ship, marine structures, and of structures in civil engineering;
In-Service strength and reliability of structures;
Fatigue and fracture of welded structures, etc.
Education & Degrees
1958 Research engineer, Leningrad Shipbuilding Institute.
1967 Ph.D (Candidate of Sci. Techn.), Leningrad Shipbuilding Institute.
1984 Dr. Sci. (Techn.), Leningrad Shipbuilding Institute
Work / Teaching Experience
1955-1958 - Technician in Strength of Materials lab, Leningrad Shipbuilding Institute
1958-1964 - Senior research engineer, Navy Research Institute, Leningrad
Principal topics: Statistical studies of wave loads on ship hull, Experimental studies of hull vibra-tion and acoustic properties of hull structures
1964-1967 - Postgraduate student, Leningrad Shpb. Institute
The thesis subject: Low-cycle and random load fatigue of hull structures
1967-2003 - Senior research engineer, Lecturer, Professor, Head of Structural Mechanics of Ships Len. Shpb. Institute. Work field: fatigue design of hull structures
Since 1988 - Head, part-time, of the Laboratory of Numerical Models in Mechanics of Materials and Structures,
Institute for Problems in Mechanical Engineering of Russian Academy of Sciences
Professional Training and Lecturing
1975-1976 - Post-doctorate fellow, Institute of Ship Structures, NTH, Trondheim, Norway. Work field: Development of the methodology of fatigue analysis of hull structural details
1973-1987 - Visiting professor, Institute of Ship Structures, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland. Topic: Fatigue of materials and structures
1983/1986 - Visiting professor, Institute of Mechanical Engineering, Rostock University, E. Germany. Topic: Basics of fatigue mechanics and application in hull design
1992 - Research professor, Institute of Shipbuilding, University of Hamburg, Germany
Research topic: Inelastic strain energy approach in fatigue analysis of structures
1996 - Visiting professor, College of Engineering, Alabama University, Tuscaloosa, USA.
Topic: Mechanisms and mechanics of structural failure
1997 - Visiting professor, Ship Research Institute, Wuxi, China.
Topics: Fatigue mechanics and fatigue design of ship and marine structures.
1998 - Visiting professor, Germanischer Lloyd, Hamburg, Germany.
Topic: Fatigue assessment of hull structures, Strain-Life approach
2001 - Visiting professor, Institute of Welded Structures, Lappeenranta Technical University, Lappeenranta, Finland. Topic: Fatigue and Fracture of Welded Structures
2003-2008 - Lecturer, Lloyd's Register of Shipping, EMEA offices, (London - Hamburg - Piraeus - Halifax). Topic: Fatigue design of ship and marine structures
Teaching Subjects (current):
Strength of Materials;
In-Service Strength and Reliability of Structures in Civil Engineering;
In-Service Strength and Reliability of Marine Structures;
Fatigue and Fracture Mechanics of Materials (A course for engineers engaged in experimental studies);
Fatigue design of hull structures (A course for naval architects engaged in design of hull structures)
Petinov S.V., Kim W.S., Paik Y.M.
(2006) Assessment of Fatigue Strength of Weld Root in Ship Structure: An Approximate Procedure. "Ship and Offshore
Structures Journal". Woodhead Pub-lishing, V.1, No.1, pp.55-60
Petinov S.V. 2006) Fatigue Analysis of Ship Structures:
Application of Strain-Life Criterion. "APM-2006, Advanced Problems of Mechanics, International Conference". IPME RAS, St.Petersburg-Repino, Proceedings, June, p. 66-70
Petinov S.V., Frumen A.I., Volokhin V.P. (2007) Fatigue of Bulge Keel Structures:
A Case Study. "Engineering Integrity", Journal of the Engineering Integrity Society, pp.10-16
Petinov S.V., et al. (2008) Materials and Structural Integrity of Power Stations.
A Textbook. Borovkov V.M. and Getsov L.B. Eds. "Politechnika" Publishing (In Russian)
Korolev I.K., Petinov S.V., Freidin A.B.
(2008) FEM Simulation of Fatigue Damage in a Polycrystalline Silicon Structure. Proceedings,
VI Intern. Conf. "RELMAS-2008". SPb Polytechnic University, St. Petersburgof Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, 1986, 50 (5), 652-658).
Korolev I.K., Petinov S.V., Freidin A.B. (2009) Numerical Modeling of Damage and Crack
Growth in Elastic Materials. "Numerical Mechanics of Continua"
(Вычислительная механика сплошных сред) v. 2. No.3. pp. 34-43 (In Russian)
Korolev I.K., Freidin A.B., Petinov S.V. (2009) "FEM Simulation of Fatigue Damage,
Crack Nucleation and Growth in a Pre-damaged Material" // Proc., Intern. Conf. on Crack Paths. Vicenza. pp.156-164.
Korolev I.K., Petinov S.V., Freidin A.B. S(2009) Numerical Simulation of
Fatigue Damage, Crack Nucleation and Growth in a Pre-Damaged Material. Advances in
Materials Science. Eds: N. Kuznezov, O.N. Shubin. Sandia National Laboratories. Albuquerque,
USA. Prague,. P.VI-12-VI-16.
Korolev I.K., Petinov S.V., Freidin A.B. (2009) Modeling of Fatigue Crack Propagation in
a Field of Damages. Proceedings, XXXVI International Summer School-Conference "APM 2009".
Eds: D. A. Indeitsev, A. M. Krivtsov. St.Petersburg. Institute for Problems in Mechanical Engineering.
Petinov S.V., Afanasyeva I.M. (2010) Current Technology and Problems of Fatigue Design of
Hull Structures. Krylov Ship Research Institute Papers Dedicated to V.V.Novozhilov, 53 (337), pp.103-108.
Petinov S.V., Afanasyeva I.M. (2010) Fatigue Assessment of Structures in High-cycle Segment:
Technique and Problems. // Proc., The International Summer School - Conference "Advanced Problems in Mechanics -2010"
, July 1 - 5, St. Petersburg, Russia
Petinov S.V., Melnikov B.E. (2011) Effect of Prestrain on Fatigue Crack Growth in
Low-carbon Steel. Magazine of Civil Engineering (Инженерно-строительный журнал). No.3 (21) pp. 71-74.
Guchinsky R.V., Petinov S.V.
. (2011) FEA-based Fatigue Analysis of a Fillet-welded Joint by the Damage Accumulation. Proc.,
The XXXVIII Intern. Summer School - Conference "Advanced Problems in Mechanics", St.Petersburg-Repino
Guchinsky R.V., Petinov S.V.
(2011) Fatigue of a Fillet-welded Joint Assessment by the FEA Simulation of Damage Accumulation.
Magazine of Civil Engineering (Инженерно-строительный журнал). No.4 (22). pp. 5-9.
Petinov, S.V., Guchinsky, R.V. Fatigue of Fillet-welded Joint Assessment by the FEA
Simulation of Damage Accumulation
// Advanced Problems in Mechanics, Proceedings, XXXIX Summer School-Conference. IPME RAS, 1-5 July, 2011.
Петинов, С.В., Гучинский, Р.В. Разработка узла конструкции судна по условию усталостной долговечности
// Научно-технические ведомости СПбГПУ - 2012 - No 159 - С. 177-186
Petinov S.V., Guchinsky R.V.
Fatigue Design of Ex-pansion Joint in Ship Superstructure.
// Advanced Problems in Mechanics, Proceedings, XLI Summer School-Conference. IPME RAS, 1-6 July, 2013. P. 419-430
B.E. Melnikov, I.N. Izotov, A.S. Semenov, S.G. Semenov, S.V. Petinov Experimental Foundation and Constitu-tive Equations of Multi-surface Theory of Plasticity with the One Active Surface
// Advanced Problems in Mechanics, Proceedings, XLI Summer School-Conference. IPME RAS, 1-6 July, 2013. P. 34-43
Petinov, S.V., Guchinsky, R.V. Fatigue Assessment of Tubular Structures //
Magazine of Civil Engineering (Инженерно-строительный журнал) - 2013 - No 1 (36) - С.39 - 47
Petinov S.V., Guchinsky R.V. and Korolev I.K. Fatigue Crack Growth Assessment by the FEA-based Simulation of Damage Accumulation //
Papers of the International Conference "Innovative Materials, Structures and Technologies", Riga Technical Uni-versity, 8 November 2013
Petinov S.V., Guchinsky R.V. Fatigue Assessment of Ship Superstructure at Expansion Joint //
Transactions of the Royal Institution of Naval Architects, Vol.155, Part A4, International Journal of Maritime Engineering. October-December 2013 issue.