Sergey E. Yakush
MSc, PhD, Dr.Sci
Director,
Head of Laboratory of Thermogasdynamics and Combustion
Institute for Problems in Mechanics of the Russian Academy of Sciences
ИПМех РАН
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Sergey Yakush
Date of Birth: 08 December 1962
Phone: +7(495)434-34-83
+7(495)434-95-25
Fax: +7(499)739-95-31
E-mail: yakush@ipmnet.ru

Education and Degrees:

2000 Doctor of Sciences
Thesis : "Fluid Dynamics of Gaseous and Two-phase Releases in the Open Atmosphere" [In Russian]
1989 PhD, Physics and Mathematics
Thesis: "Thermals in Variable-Density Compressible Atmosphere"
1986–1989 Post-graduate at MIPT
1980–1986 Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), Faculty of Molecular and Chemical Physics

Research Area

Publications

2019

  1. A.S.Iskhakov, V.I.Melikhov, O.I.Melikhov, S.E.Yakush, T.C.Le. Hugoniot analysis of experimental data on steam explosion in stratified melt-coolant configuration. Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2019, V. 347, P. 151–157.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2019.04.004
  2. S.E.Yakush, P.Kudinov. On the Evaluation of Dryout Conditions for a Heat-Releasing Porous Bed in a Water Pool. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2019, V. 134, P. 895–905.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2019.01.083
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  3. M.M.Alexeev, O.Yu.Semenov, S.E.Yakush. Experimental Study on Cellular Premixed Propane Flames in a Narrow Gap between Parallel Plates. Combustion Science and Technology , 2019, 2019, V. 191, No. 7, P. 1256-1275.
    DOI: 10.1080/00102202.2018.1521394
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  4. A.S.Iskhakov, V.I.Melikhov, O.I.Melikhov, S.E.Yakush.Steam generator tube rupture in lead-cooled fast reactors: Estimation of impact on neighboring tubes. Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2019, V. 341, P. 198–208.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2018.11.001
  5. S.E.Yakush, A.N.Galybin, A.M.Polishchuk, S.A.Vlasov.Modeling of thermal gas treatment of low-permeability reservoirs of Bazhenov formation. In:Physical and Mathematical Modeling of Earth and Environment Processes (2018). Springer Proceedings in Earth and Environmental Sciences. Springer Cham, 2019, P. 380–394.
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-11533-3_38
  6. A.M.Polishchuk, S.A.Vlasov, S.E.Yakush.Current status of oil recovery from Bazhenov formation: efficiency analysis of existing technologies and new approach. In:Physical and Mathematical Modeling of Earth and Environment Processes (2018). Springer Proceedings in Earth and Environmental Sciences. Springer Cham, 2019, P. 395–410.
    DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-11533-3_39

2018

  1. S.E.Yakush, A.S.Iskhakov, V.I.Melikhov, O.I.Melikhov. Pressure Waves due to Rapid Evaporation of Water Droplet in Liquid Lead Coolant. Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations, 2018, V. 2018, Article ID 3087051, pp. 1-10.
    DOI: 10.1155/2018/3087051
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  2. S.A.Rashkovskiy, S.E.Yakush, A.A.Baranov. Combustion stability in a solid-fuel ramjet engine. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2018, V. 1009, 012032.
    DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/1009/1/012032 PDF]
  3. S. A. Vasilevskii, A. F. Kolesnikov, A. I. Bryzgalov, S. E. Yakush. Computation of inductively coupled air plasma flow in the torches. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2018, V. 1009, 012027.
    DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/1009/1/012027 PDF]

2017

  1. S.A.Rashkovskiy, S.E.Yakush, A.A.Baranov. Stabilization of solid fuel combustion in a ramjet engine. Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 2017, V. 815(1), 012008.
    DOI: 10.1088/1742-6596/815/1/012008
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  2. S.A.Rashkovskiy, S.E.Yakush, A.A.Baranov. Combustion Stabilization in a Solid-fuel Ramjet. // Proc. 8th European Combustion Meeting, 18-21 April 2017, Dubrovnik, Croatia, pp. 2067-2072, ISBN 978-953-59504-1-7.
  3. S.A.Rashkovskiy, S.E.Yakush, A.A.Baranov. Numerical Simulation of Solid-fuel Ramjet Combustor with a Flame Holder. // Proc. 7th European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences (EUCASS), Italy, Milan, 3-6 Sept 2017. 11 pp.
    DOI: 10.13009/EUCASS2017-106
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  4. M.Alexeev, V.Borisov, O.Semenov, S.Yakush. Instability of Laminar Flame Propagation in a Narrow Gap between Parallel Plates. // Proc. 8th European Combustion Meeting, 18-21 April 2017, Dubrovnik, Croatia, pp. 2034-2039, ISBN 978-953-59504-1-7.
  5. A.A.Kuleshov, E.E.Myshetskaya, S.E.Yakush. Numerical Simulation of Forest Fire Propagation Based on Modified Two-Dimensional Model. // Mathematical Models and Computer Simulations, 2017, V. 9, No. 4, p. 437–447.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2016.07.048

2016

  1. S.E.Yakush. Model for blast waves of Boiling Liquid Expanding Vapor Explosions. International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2016, V. 103, pp. 173-185.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2016.07.048
    [ScienceDirect PDF]
  2. A.Konovalenko, S. Basso, P. Kudinov, S.E.Yakush. Experimental investigation of particulate debris spreading in a pool. Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2016, V. 297, pp. 208-219.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2015.11.039
    [ScienceDirect Scopus]
  3. S. Basso, A. Konovalenko, S. E. Yakush and P. Kudinov. The Effect of Self-Leveling on Debris Bed Coolability Under Severe Accident Conditions. Nuclear Engineering and Design, 2016, V. 305, pp. 246–259.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.nucengdes.2016.05.020
    [ScienceDirect]
  4. V.I. Darishchev, V.I. Kokorev, A. M. Polishchuk, O. V. Chubanov, S. E. Yakush. Modeling of filtration processes during the cyclic operation of an oil production well. // Mathematical Models and Computer Simulations, 2016, V. 8, No. 6, p. 725–733.
    DOI: 10.1134/S2070048216060077

2015

  1. S. E. Yakush, A. Konovalenko, S. Basso, P. Kudinov. Effect of Particle Spreading on Coolability of Ex-vessel Debris Bed. // 16th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-16), Chicago, USA, August 30-September 4, 2015, paper NURETH-16-14112, 13 pp.
    [Scopus]
  2. A. Konovalenko, S. Basso, P. Kudinov, S. E. Yakush. Experiments and Modeling of Particulate Debris Spreading in a Pool. // 16th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-16), Chicago, USA, August 30-September 4, 2015, paper NURETH-16-14221, 20 pp.
    [Scopus]
  3. S.E.Yakush, N.T.Lubchenko, P.Kudinov. Development and Application of Surrogate Model for Assessment of Ex-Vessel Debris Bed Dryout Probability // International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP-2015), Nice, France, May 03-06, 2015, Paper 15157, 9 pp.
  4. T. A. Bolshova, V. M. Shvartsberg, A. G. Shmakov, O. P. Korobeinichev, S. E. Yakush, A. A. Chernov. Development and Validation of Skeletal Mechanism for Flame Inhibition by Trimethylphosphate. // The 10th Asia-Oceania Symposium on Fire Science and Technology, 5-7 October, 2015, Tsukuba, Japan, 8 pp.

2014

  1. S. E. Yakush, P. Kudinov. A Model for Prediction of Maximum Post-Dryout Temperature in Decay-Heated Debris Bed // Proc. 22nd International Conference on Nuclear Engineering ICONE22 July 7-11, 2014, Prague, Czech Republic. Paper ICONE22-31214, 11 pp.
    DOI:  10.1115/ICONE22-31214
    [elibrary Scopus ]
  2. S. E. Yakush, W. Villanueva, S. Basso, P. Kudinov, Simulation of In-vessel Debris Bed Coolability and Remelting // The 10th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Thermal-Hydraulics, Operation and Safety (NUTHOS-10), Okinawa, Japan, December 14-18, Paper 1281, 12 pp. 2014.
  3. P. Kudinov, S. Galushin, S. Yakush, W. Villanueva, Viet-Anh Phung, D. Grishchenko, N. Dinh. A framework for assessment of severe accident management effectiveness in Nordic BWR plants. // Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management, PSAM 12, June 2014, Honolulu, Hawaii, paper No. 154, 19 pp.
    [elibrary Scopus ]

2013

  1. S.E.Yakush, P.Kudinov, N.T.Lubchenko. Coolability of heat-releasing debris bed. Part 1: Sensitivity analysis and model calibration. Annals of Nuclear Energy, 2013, Vol. 52, pp. 59-71.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.anucene.2012.06.024
    [ScienceDirect Scopus]
  2. S.E.Yakush, P.Kudinov, N.T.Lubchenko. Coolability of heat-releasing debris bed. Part 2: Uncertainty of dryout heat flux. Annals of Nuclear Energy, 2013, Vol. 52, pp. 72-79.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.anucene.2012.10.012
    [ScienceDirect Scopus]
  3. S.E.Yakush, P.Kudinov, N.T.Lubchenko. Surrogate Models for Debris Bed Dryout // 15th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics, NURETH 15, May 12 to 17, 2013, Pisa, Italy, Paper 278, 16 pp.
  4. S.E.Yakush, P.Kudinov, N.T.Lubchenko. Risk and Uncertainty Quantification in Debris Bed Coolability // 15th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics, NURETH 15, May 12 to 17, 2013, Pisa, Italy, Paper 283, 12 pp.
  5. S.E.Yakush, P.Kudinov, W. Villanueva, and S. Basso. In-Vessel Debris Bed Coolability and its Influence on the Vessel Failure // 15th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics, NURETH 15, May 12 to 17, 2013, Pisa, Italy, Paper 464, 17 pp.
  6. I. Kudashov, E. Usov, I.Vozhakov, M. Kuznetsova, N. Pribaturin, A. Butov, U. Vinogradova, R. Chalyy, S. Yakush. Development of thermohydraulic module of code SOCRAT-BN for safety analysis of sodium-cooled fast reactors // 15th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics, NURETH 15, May 12 to 17, 2013, Pisa, Italy, Paper 043, 10 pp.
  7. S. E. Yakush, Ya. V. Nevmerzhitskiy. Cumulation of shock and detonation waves in a conical cavity // Proc. 8th Mediterranean Combustion Symposium (MCS8-2013), Cesme, Izmir, Turkey, September 8-13, 2013, 12 pp.

2012

  1. S.E.Yakush. Expansion of high-pressure superheated liquids: multiphase flows and shock effects // Proc. Int. Symp. Turbulence Heat and Mass Transfer THMT-12, Bergel House Inc., 2012, pp. 937-940, ISBN 978-1-56700-301-7.
  2. Yakush S. E. Uncertainty of tenability times in multiroom building fires // Combustion Science and Technology, 2012, Vol. 184, Issue 7-8, pp. 1080-1092.
    DOI: 10.1080/00102202.2012.663998
    [elibrary WoS Scopus ]
  3. S.E.Yakush, N.T.Lubchenko, P.Kudinov. Risk-informed approach to debris bed coolability issue // 20th Int. Conference on Nuclear Engineering and ASME 2012 Power Conference, July 30th-August 3rd 2012, Anaheim, USA, paper ICONE20POWER2012-55186, 13 pp.
    [elibrary]

2011

  1. Melikhov V., Melikhov O., Yakush S., Rtishchev N. Validation of Fuel-Coolant Interaction Model for Severe Accident Simulations // Science and Technology of Nuclear Installations, Vol. 2011, Article ID 560157, 11 pages, 2011.
    DOI: 10.1155/2011/560157
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  2. S.E.Yakush, P. Kudinov, N.T.Lubchenko. Sensitivity and uncertainty analysis of debris bed coolability. 14th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics (NURETH-14), Toronto, 2011, CD-ROM, paper N14-318, 17 pp. ISBN 978-1-926773-05-6.
  3. G.M.Makhviladze, S.E.Yakush. Transient combustion of gaseous and liquid fuels in underventilated enclosures.In: Space Challenge of XXI Century. V. 4: Chemical and radiation physics Ed. by I.G.Assovskiy, A.A.Berlin, G.B.Manelis, A.G.Merzhanov. Torus Press, Moscow, 2011, pp. 198-203, ISBN 978-5-94588-108-2 [In Russian].
  4. S.E.Yakush, P. Kudinov. Effects of water pool subcooling on the debris bed spreading by coolant flow. // Int. Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP), Nice, France, May 2-5, 2011, paper 11416, pp. 1239-1251.
  5. S.E.Yakush. Uncertainty of tenability times in multiroom building fires // 7th Mediterranean Combustion Symposium, Chia Laguna, Sardinia, Italy, 2011, 10 pp.

2010

  1. A.A.Kuleshov, N. M. Idalgo Dias, G. M. Makhviladze, S. E. Yakush. Modeling of accidents with liquefied, toxic and flammable gases. Mathematical Modeling, 2010, V. 22, No, 4, pp.129-146.
    [MathNet, elibrary]
  2. S.E. Yakush. Sensitivity Analysis of Zone Model for Smoke Movement in Multiroom Buildings // Combustion and Fire Dynamics: International Congress, ed. by Jorge A. Capote, Daniel Alvear - Santander: Universidad de Cantabria, GIDAI, 2010, P. 463-473. ISBN 978-84-86116-23-1.

2008

  1. S. E. Yakush, P. Kudinov, T.-N. Dinh. Modeling of two-phase natural convection flows in a water pool with a decay-heated debris bed. Proc. Int. Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants (ICAPP-2008), Anaheim, CA USA, 2008, paper 8409, 12 pp.
  2. G. Makhviladze, A. Chamchine, P.Oleszczak, S. Yakush. Transient Flame Behaviour in Underventilated Fires. Proc. International Symposium on Safety Science and Technology 2008 (2008ISSST), paper 2533, 11 pp.
  3. G. M. Makhviladze, S. E. Yakush, A.P. Zykov, O. P. Korobeinichev, I. V. Rybitskaya, A. G. Shmakov. Numeric modeling of fire suppression by organophosphorous inhibitors. Proc. 6th International Seminar on Flame Structure (ISFS6), Brussels, Belgium, Sept. 14 17 2008 (CD-ROM).

2007

  1. V.I.Melikhov, O.I.Melikhov, S.E.Yakush. Analysis of large-scale fuel-coolant interaction experiments by VAPEX code. High Temperature, 2007, V. 45, No. 3, pp. 565-574.
  2. V.I.Melikhov, O.I.Melikhov, S.E.Yakush, V. F. Strizhov, A. E. Kiselev, G. V. Kobelev. Modelling of interaction of high-temperature corium melt with coolant. Energetics (RAS), 2007, No.6, pp. 11-28.
  3. V.I.Melikhov, O.I.Melikhov, S.E.Yakush. Analysis of the temperature regime of a filtration unit. J. Appl. Mechanics Tech. Physics, 2007, No. 6, p. 92-102.

2006

  1. G. M. Makhviladze, A.V.Shamshin, S. E. Yakush, A.P.Zykov. Experimental and numerical study of transient phenomena accompanying enclosure fires. Combustion, Explosion and Shock Waves, 2006, No. 6, V. 42, pp. 112-120.

2005

  1. G. M. Makhviladze, S. E. Yakush. Modelling of Formation and Combustion of Accidentally Released Fuel Clouds. Process Safety and Envir. Protect., 2005, v. 83, pt. B2, pp. 171–177.
  2. S.E.Yakush, G.M. Makhviladze. Large Eddy Simulation of hydrocarbon fireballs. European Combustion Meeting, 2005, Louvain-la-Neuve, CD-ROM, paper 127, 6 pp.
  3. A. P. Zykov, S. E. Yakush, G. M. Makhviladze. Flame exhaust in compartment fires. European Combustion Meeting, 2005, Louvain-la-Neuve, CD-ROM, paper 217, 6 pp.
  4. G. M. Makhviladze, S. E. Yakush, A. P. Zykov. Numerical modelling of transient compartment fires. 5th Int. Seminar on Flame Structure, Novosibirsk, July 6-12, 2005, 8 pp.

2004

  1. Melikhov V. I., Melikhov O. I., Sokolin A. V. Analysis of fuel-coolant Interaction by VAPEX code. Proc. of Int. Conf. “Nuclear Energy for New Europe 2004”, Portoroz, Slovenia, September 6-9, 2004, No 406, pp.1-8 (on CD).
  2. G. M. Makhviladze, S. E. Yakush. Accidental fuel releases into the atmosphere. Proceedings of International Conference on Combustion and Detonation. Zel'dovich Memorial II (Moscow, 2004), paper OP33
  3. G. M. Makhviladze, S. E. Yakush. Modelling of Formation and Combustion of Accidentally Released Fuel Clouds. Hazards XVIII: Process safety – sharing best practice. IChemE Symp. Series, 2004, v. 150, paper 106, 12 pp.

2003

    G. M. Makhviladze and S. E. Yakush. Large-scale unconfined fires and explosions. Invited Paper for a special memorial session devoted to the September 11th fire, 29th Symposium (Int.) on Combustion, Proceedings of the Combust. Institute, 2003, v. 29, pp. 195-210.
  1. G. M. Makhviladze and S. E. Yakush. Blast waves and fireballs from bursts of vessels with pressure-liquefied hydrocarbons. 29th Symposium (Int.) on Combustion, Proceedings of the Combust. Institute, 2003, v. 29, pp. 313–320.

2002

  1. G. M. Makhviladze and S. E. Yakush. Modelling of fires following bursts of pressurized fuel tanks. Fire Safety Science – Proc. of the 7th Int. Symp. D. Evans (Ed.), Int Association for Fire Safety Science, 2002, pp. 643–654.
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2001

  1. G. M. Makhviladze and S. E. Yakush. Release and combustion of unconfined vapour-droplet clouds. Fire and Explosion Hazards, Proceedings of the 3rd Int. Seminar, Preston, UCLan, 2001, pp. 579–589.

2000

  1. G. M. Makhviladze and S. E. Yakush. Combustion of unconfined hydrocarbon vapour-droplet clouds. Proceedings of the Combust. Institute, 2000, v. 28, pp. 2851–2858.
  2. G. M. Makhviladze, S. E. Yakush. Modelling of fireballs from burning of hydrocarbon fuel releases. XII Symp. On Combustion and Explosion, 11–15 Sept. 2000, Chernogolovka, pt. II, pp. 95–97.

1999

  1. B. V. Librovich, G. M. Makhviladze, J. P. Roberts, S. E. Yakush. Numerical analysis of laminar combustion of fuel gas clouds. Combustion and Flame, 1999, v. 118, pp. 669–683.
    DOI: 10.1016/S0010-2180(99)00054-1
    [ScienceDirect]
  2. G. M. Makhviladze, J. P. Roberts, S. E. Yakush. Combustion of two-phase hydrocarbon fuel clouds released into the atmosphere. Combustion and Flame, 1999, v. 118, No. 4, pp. 583–605.
    DOI: 10.1016/S0010-2180(99)00026-7
    [ScienceDirect]
  3. G. M. Makhviladze, J. P. Roberts, and S. E. Yakush. Modelling and scaling of fireballs from single- and two-phase hydrocarbon releases. Fire Safety Science — Proceedings of the 6th Int. Symp., IAFSS, 1999, pp.1125–1136.
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1995–1998

  1. G. M. Makhviladze, J. P. Roberts, S. E. Yakush. Numerical modelling of fireballs from vertical releases of fuel gases. Combust. Sci. and Tech., 1998, v. 132, No. 1–6, pp. 199–223.
  2. G. M. Makhviladze, J. P. Roberts, S. E. Yakush. Modelling the fireballs from methane releases. In: Y. Hasemi (Ed.) Fire Safety Science — Proceedings of the 5th Int. Symp., IAFSS, 1997, pp. 213–224.
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  3. G. M. Makhviladze, J. P. Roberts, S. E. Yakush. Burning regimes for the finite-duration releases of fuel gases. Twenty Sixth Int. Symp. on Combustion, Naples, Italy, Jul 28–Aug 2, 1996. The Combustion Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, 1996, v. 1, pp. 1549–1555.

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