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Michael Liverts

PhD
Phone: +46 8 790 76 54
Fax: +46 8 796 98 50
E-mail: liverts@mech.kth.se
WWW: Personal Homepage
Room: 5206 Teknikringen 8

Education

PhD in Mechanical Engineering, BGU, 2013
MSc in Physics, BGU, 2008

Professional History

Assistant professor, KTH Mechanics, 2017-
Researcher, KTH Mechanics, 2016-2017
Postdoc, KTH Mechanics, 2014-2016

Research and Professional Activities

Shock wave implosion and explosion. Non-equilibrium and high-temperature gas phenomena. Shock/blast interaction with heterogeneous/multiphase media. Blast mitigation techniques. Flow visualisation and numerical simulation.

Publications

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YearTitle
2018Plane blast wave propagation in air with a transverse thermal inhomogeneity
European Journal of Mechanics - B/Fluids 67 220-2230 (Published)
2018Plane blast wave interaction with an elongated straight and inclined heat-generated inhomogeneity
Journal of Fluid Mechanics 851 245-267 (Published)
2016Limiting Temperatures of Spherical Shock Wave Implosion
Phys. Rev. Lett. 116  (Published)
2016Plane shock wave interaction with a cylindrical water column
Physics of Fluids   (Accepted)
2016Plane shock wave interaction with a cylindrical water column
Physics of Fluids 28  (Published)
2016Attenuation of strong external blast by foam barriers
Physics of Fluids 28 096105 (Published)
2015Mitigation of exploding-wire-generated blast-waves by aqueous foam
Physics of Fluids 27 076103 (Published)
2015Temperature measurements at the focus of a converging spherical shock wave
Proc. 30th International Symposium on Shock Waves, July 19-24, 2015, Tel Aviv   (Published)
2014Macro-Mechanical modelling of blast wave mitigation in foams. Part III: verification of the models
Shock waves 24 241-256 (Published)
2014Mitigation of blast-waves by aqueous-foam barriers - implementation of exploding wire technique
Proc. 21st International Shock Interaction Symposium, August 3-8, 2014, Riga   (Published)
2013Macro-Mechanical modelling of blast wave mitigation in foams. Part II: reliability of pressure measurements
Shock waves 23 25-38 (Published)
2013Macro-Mechanical modelling of blast wave mitigation in foams. Part I: review of available experiments and models
Shock waves 23 5-23 (Published)
2012Blast wave mitigation by a particulate foam barrier
Transport in Porous Media 93 283-292 (Published)
2012Shock wave mitigation by aqueous foam barriers: comparison with granular materials
Proc. 20th International Shock Interaction Symposium, August 20-24, 2012, Stockholm   (Published)
2011Shock wave propagation through wet particulate foam
Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 382 145-153 (Published)
2011Characteristics of shock wave propagating over particulate foam
Proc. 28th International Symposium on Shock Waves, July 17-22, 2011, Manchester   (Published)
2011Blast wave protection of aqueous foams
Journal of International Scientific Publications: Materials, Methods & Technologies 5 290-298 (Published)
2009The effect of fine particles on the drainage and coarsening of foam
Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 344 15-23 (Published)
2009Mitigation of sound waves by wet aqueous foams
Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 344 48-55 (Published)
2009Modeling and simulation of a smart catalytic converter combining NOx storage, ammonia production and SCR
Chemical Engineering Journal 155 419-426 (Published)
2008Particle acceleration in the driven relativistic reconnection
Astrophysical Journal 682 1436-1442 (Published)
2008Distribution of escaping ions produced by non-specular reflection at the stationary quasi-perpendicular shock front
Journal of Geophysical Research 113 A05101 (Published)
2007Drainage and attenuation capacity of particulate aqueous foams
Proc. 26th International Symposium on Shock Waves, July 15-20, 2007, Göttingen   (Published)
2007Drainage effects on shock wave propagating through aqueous foams
Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 309 137–150 (Published)