Yuri V. Petrov.
Dynamic elasticity theory,
Shape optimization problems,
Impact mechanics, Dynamics of failure,
Fracture criteria, esp. in dynamics,
General problems of solid mechanics.
Dynamic Problems of Solid Mechanics;
Fracture Dynamics in Solids;
Asymptotic Methods in Stress Analysis.
Current Subjects of Supervision:
Fast fracture and propagation of cracks,
Fractals in fracture mechanics,
Problems of shape optimization in mechanical
and electrical engineering,
Cavitation in solids and fluids,
Superhigh magnetic fields in dynamics of fracture,
Waves and phase transformations in solids.