Dr. Victor Chernov

Dr. Victor Chernov

Dr. Victor Chernov

Department: Mechanical Engineering
Current Position: Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering

Education :

Ph.D.2010, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

M.Sc.2005, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

B.Sc.2002, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

Research Interests
  • 1.  Combustion
  • 2. Numerical Modeling
  • 3. Propulsion
  • 4. Rheology
  • 5. Fluid mechanics
Courses
  • 1. Fluid Mechanics
  • 2. Thermodynamics

Refereed Papers

  1. Chernov, V. and Natan, B., “Effect of Periodic Disturbances on non-Newtonian Fluid Sprays,” Atomization and Sprays, Vol. 18, No. 8, 2008, pp. 723-738.
  2. Chernov, V. and Natan, B., “A Simplified Model for the Evaluation of the Rheological Properties of a Suspension of Solids in a Power-Law Fluid,” Applied Rheology, Vol. 22, 2012, pp. 15163-1 – 15163-10.
  3. Chernov, V., Dworkin, S.B., Zhang, Q. and Thomson, M.J., “Numerical investigation of soot formation mechanisms in partially-premixed ethylene-air coflow flames,” Combustion and Flame, Vol. 158, No. 9, Sep. 2012, pp. 2789-2798.
  4. Chernov, V. and Natan, B., “Estimation of the Rheological Properties of a Suspension in a Gel Fluid,” AIAA Journal, Vol. 51, No. 4, 2013, pp. 998-1003.
  5. Chernov, V., Dworkin, S.B., Thomson, M.J., Slavinskaya, N.A. and Riedel, U., “Soot formation with C1 and C2 fuels using an improved chemical mechanism for PAH growth,” Combustion and Flame, Vol. 161, No. 2, Feb. 2014, pp. 592-601.
  6. Kholghy, M. R., Afarin, A., Sediako, A. D., Barba, J., Lapuerta, M., Chu, C., Weingarten, J., Borshanpour, B., Chernov, V. and Thomson, M. J., “Comparison of Multiple Diagnostic Techniques to Study Soot Formation and Morphology in a Diffusion Flame,” Combustion and Flame, Vol. 176, Feb. 2017, pp. 567-583.
  7. Slavinskaya, N. A., Mirzayeva, A., Whitside, R., Starke, J. H., Abbasi, M., Auyelkhankyzy, M., and Chernov. V., “A  Modeling  Study  of  Acetylene Oxidation and Pyrolysis,” submitted for publication in Combustion and Flame

Conference Proceedings and Abstracts

  1. Chernov, V. and Natan, B., “Experimental Investigation of a Pulsatile Injection Gel Spray,” Paper 12-12, Proceedings of the 45th Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences, Tel Aviv and Haifa, Israel, Feb. 23-24, 2005.
  2. Chernov, V. and Natan, B., “Atomization of Gel Propellants Using Pulsatile Injection,” Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Chemical Propulsion, Santiago, Chile, March 8-11, 2005.
  3. Chernov, V. and Natan, B., “Experimental Characterization of a Pulsatile Injection Gel Spray,” AIAA paper 2005-4479, July 2005.
  4. Chernov, V. and Natan, B., “The feeding process of metallized gel fuels,” Paper 329, Proceedings of the 2nd European Conference on Aerospace Sciences, Brussels, Belgium, July 2-7, 2007.
  5. Chernov, V. and Natan, B., “The Effect of Metal Particulates on the Rheological Properties of Gel Fluids,” Paper 392, Proceedings of the 48th Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences, Tel Aviv and Haifa, Israel, Feb. 27-28, 2008.
  6. Chernov, V. and Natan, B., “Simplified Rheological Modeling of Metallized Gel Fuels,” AIAA- 2008-4872, 44th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference and Exhibit, Hartford, CT, July 21-23, 2008.
  7. Chernov, V. and Natan, B., “Rheological properties of a suspension of solids in a Power Law fluid,” Proceedings of the 3rd European Conference on Aerospace Sciences, Paris, France, July 6-9, 2009.
  8. Chernov, V. and Natan, B., “On Shear-Thinning Gel Propellants with Metal Powders,” AIAA- 2010-6820, 46th AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE Joint Propulsion Conference & Exhibit, July 25-28, 2010.
  9. Chernov, V., Dworkin S.B., Zhang, Q. and Thomson, M.J., “A Detailed Model of a Sooting Laminar Methane-Air Diffusion Flame,” Proceedings of the 51st Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences, Tel Aviv and Haifa, Israel, Feb. 23-24, 2011, pp. 521-528.
  10. Chernov, V., Dworkin S.B., Zhang, Q. and Thomson, M.J., “Numerical Analysis of PAH growth mechanisms in a sooting laminar methane-air diffusion flame,” Proceedings of 2011 Combustion Institute Canadian Section Spring Technical Meeting, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB, Canada, May 8-11, 2011.
  11. Chernov, V., Mian, A. and Thomson, M.J., “Passive optical measurements of the soot properties in laminar co-flow flames,” Proceedings of the 52nd Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences, Tel Aviv and Haifa, Israel, Feb. 29-Mar. 1, 2012.
  12. Chernov, V., Dworkin S.B., Zhang, Q. and Thomson, M.J., “Numerical investigation of sooting partially premixed ethylene-air coflow flames,” Proceedings of 2012 Combustion Institute Canadian Section Spring Technical Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada, May 13-16, 2012.
  13. Chernov, V., Gany, A., “Experimental Investigation of a Pipe-connected Solid Fuel Scramjet in an Arc-heated Facility, “ Proceedings of the 5th European Conference for Aeronautics and Space Sciences, Munich, Germany, July 1-5, 2013
  14. Chernov, V., “Experimental Investigation of a Two-Dimensional Solid-Fuel Scramjet Combustion Chamber,” Proceedings of the 54th Israel Annual Conference on Aerospace Sciences, Tel Aviv and Haifa, Israel, February 19-20, 2014.
  15. Chernov, V., “Investigation of Solid-Fuel SCRAMJET combustion chamber at flight conditions of Mach 5.5,” Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on Special   Topics in Chemical Propulsion, Poitiers, France, June 2-6, 2014.
  16. Landsman, Y., Landsman, K., Metuki, O., Karni, B., Chernov, V., Hillman, Y.,  “The Spaceship  – Live and Interactive Show in Hebrew”, Proceedings of the 56th International Astronautical Congress, Jerusalem, Israel, October 12-16, 2014.

 

Academic Appointments

  • 2016 – present: Senior Lecturer, ORT Braude College, Department of Mechanical Engineering

  • 2013 – present: Adjunct Lecturer, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering

  • 2012 – 2015: Senior Researcher, Aerothermodynamics lab, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.

  • 2010 – 2012: Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

  • 2002 – 2012: Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Teaching Experience

ORT Braude College of Engineering:
Undergraduate Courses:
Thermodynamics
Fluid Mechanics

The Technion–Israel Institute of Technology
Graduate Courses:
Gel PropulsionUndergraduate Courses:
Propulsion Laboratory

Academic and Professional Awards and Grants

Jul. 2010 Lyon Sachs Postdoctoral Fellowship – University of Toronto.

May 2008 Timnat Prize on Research in Propulsion – Technion – Israel Institute of Technology.

Sep. 2007 Ilan Ramon Scholarship – The Israeli Ministry of Science and Technology.

May 2007 Ilan Ramon Scholarship – The Industrial and Commercial Club, Israel.

Sep. 2005 Fine Scholarship for new Ph.D. students – Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

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