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Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Alexander Taushanov

Faculty of Structural Engineering, Department Structural Mechanics

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Alexander Taushanov
Office Room B 437
Student Hours

Monday from 15 h.

29 March (Wed) from 14:30 h.

05 April (Wed) from 15:15 h.

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Birth Place and Date Sofia 1971
Marital Status married
Year Started 1997

Lectures

Education

2008 - PhD Engineer in “Structural Mechanics, Strength of Materials”
education-qualification degree – Doctor of Philosophy
thesis - Evaluation the Influence of the Damping on the Behavior of Mass Systems Under Dynamic Loading
director of studies - prof. Zdravko Bonev

1999 - Tempus Student in City University (London)
professional qualification - Civil Engineer
education-qualification degree – Master of Science
speciality – Construction of Buildings and Structures
thesis - Structural Response of Floors under Fire
director of studies - prof. Kuldeep Virdi

 

1994 - Higher Education, Higher Institute of Architecture and Construction – Sofia
qualification – Civil Engineer in Industrial and Housing Construction
education degree – Master (in accordance with Art. 6 of the Higher Education Act this diploma entitles him with the rights of completed educational degree of “Master of Science”)
speciality – Industrial and Housing Construction – Structures

1989 - Programmer (High School for Mathematics & Informatics, Sofia)
professional qualification – programmer

 

Language Skills

Bulgarian - native
English - excellent written and spoken
 

Science Interests

Structural dynamics - experimental methods for determination of dynamical properties. Techniques for identification of parameters from measured operational response. Evaluation the damping and its influence of the behavior of dynamic systems.

Science Activity

2006 - Bauhaus Universitat Weimar, Germany – Advanced Studies in Structural Engineering and Computer-Aided Engineering
2003 - Istanbul Technical University, Turkey - Training Program on Earthquake Engineering

Membership

2000 - member of International Council for Building   (CIB is the acronym of the abbreviated former French name: "Conseil International du Batiment") www.cibworld.nl/taushanov 

2008 - member of the Chamber of Engineers in the Investment Planning (Sofia-town) with full legal project capacity kiip.bg/taushanov 

Participation in Research Projects

Participation in research projects sponsored by Ministry of Science - 2006, 2008 and 2012.

Participation in Design Projects

1996 - Design works and structure engineering calculations for high level residential building with 588 dwellings in Julеbino Area of Мosсow.
1997 - Design works and static calculations for structures for residential complex of 170 dwellings (area of residences - from 150 to 230 m2) and associated public service buildings and utilities in Ekaterinburg.
1997 - Roof steel structure for the new cover fruits & vegetable market in Botevgrad.
1998 - Bridge over Bistritsa River near Kribul village.
1999 - Bridge over Maritsa River in the vicinity of Kostenetz – new by-pass alignment of Road II-82 for TIR vehicles via Momin Prohod.
2000 - Large scale of bridge overpass at interchange "Alexander Malinov" (Mladost) Blvd. / Southern by-pass of Sofia – overall static and dynamic analysis and detailed design.
2001 - Reconstruction and strengthening of the whole existing structure of Temple / Church Jesus Christ Resurrection – Krasna Poliana District / Sofia.
Oct 2008 - Nov 2010 Transit Roads Project LOT 9 : Road II-64 "Banya - Motorway Trakia" from km 9+611 to km 49+338 - Rehabilitation and Reconstruction Works. Total length 39.727 km
Oct 2009 - Sep 2012 LOT 4 : Rehabilitation of a Section from Road I-6 "Sofia - Pirdop"
Mar 2010 - Aug 2012 Rehabilitation of Road III-183 "Gotse Delchev – Pirin"
The list is not full.
 

Participation in International Projects

1997-98 – City University, London – Joint European Project

Academic Positions

2016 - Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the University
2013 - Assoc. Prof. in the Department of “Structural Mechanics”
2012 - Member of the Faculty Board of the Faculty of Structural Engineering
2008 - PhD Lecturer in the Department of “Structural Mechanics”
2005 - PhD Student in the Department of “Structural Mechanics”
2003 - Chief Assistant Professor MSc in the Department of "Structural Mechanics"
2000 - Senior Assistant Professor MSc in the Department of "Structural Mechanics"
1997 - Assistant Professor MSc in the Department of "Structural Mechanics"

Science Keywords

Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures, Dynamics of Structures, Seismic Analysis, Pushover Analysis, Fire Engineering

Other Posts and Activities

1996 - structural engineering designer in a big engineering company

1991 – University of Delaware – Bulgaria Coalition for Management Training, Economics and English Language Education - Training Program on Business English

Publications

  • Markov I., A. Taushanov - Geometric Stiffness Matrix for Clamped-Hinged Beam Element Considering Shear Strains, Stroitelstvo, Vol.6, 1998.(in bulgarian language)
  • Vaysilov I., A. Taushanov – Response of Building to Earthquake - Special Features of the Modeling using Modern Software, International Scientific Conference “Technologies, Safety and Ecology”, Land Force Academy ”Vassil Levski”, Veliko Turnovo, 21-22 June 2001 (in Bulgarian language).
  • Taushanov A. – Improved Equation of Free Vibration of Single Degree of Freedom Damped Mass Systems, International Conference VSU’2002, Volume 1, May, 2002.
  • Taushanov A. – Improved Equation of Motion of a Damped Mass Systems in Case of Harmonic Excitation, Jubilee Scientific Conference “60 Years University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy”, Sofia, Volume 6, November, 2002.
  • Partov D., C. Christov, V. Kantchev, D. Dinev, A. Taushanov, E. Popova, D. Mitev - State of Art of Historic Structures in Bulgaria, Advanced Research Initiation Assisting and Developing Networks in Europe, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague, 20 – 26 May 2002
  • Taushanov A., Dynamic Study of Mass Systems Considering Energy Dissipation, Roads Magazine, vol.1, 2002. (in bulgarian language)
  • Schanz T., Z. Bonev, A. Taushanov, R. Iankov, A Study of Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction Effects on the Seismic Behaviour of Plane Structures, Jubilee Scientific Conference “65 Years University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy”, Sofia, 2007.
  • Taushanov A., Evaluation the Influence of the Damping on the Behavior of Mass Systems under Dynamic Loading, Sofia, 2007.
  • Z. Bonev, D. Blagov, A. Taushanov, Analysis Concepts for Seismic Resistant Design of Structures, Annual of the University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Sofia, 2008-2009.
  • Taushanov A. , C. Giarma - Concrete Deterioration: Specification and Assessment, COST Action C25 "Sustainability of Constructions", Volume 2 "Sustainability of Constructions: Integrated Approach to Life-time Structural Engineering" pp.179-191, University of Malta, February, 2011.
  • Taushanov A. - Definition of the Influence Vector in Earthquake Analysis, International Jubilee Conference UACEG2012: Science & Practice, University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Sofia, 2012.  
  • Markov I., A. Taushanov - Geometric Stiffness Matrix for Plane Frame Finite Element with Semi-Rigid Connections, International Jubilee Conference UACEG2012: Science & Practice, University of Architecture, Civil Engineering and Geodesy, Sofia, 2012. (in bulgarian language)

The list is not full


book: Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures - Response Spectrum Analysis, Sofia, 2006.
preview http://www.books.bg/books/36/120758.html
http://www.mobilis.bg/articles/view/36009
http://www.pe-bg.com/?cid=3&pid=18555&cat=141

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Earthquake Resistant Design of Structures - Response Spectrum Analysis
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eng. Zdravko Bonev Petkov, Chief Assist. Eng. Alexander Kostadinov Taushanov

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