Research Publications

  • Wiercigroch, M., Vaziri, V., Kapitaniak, M. (2017) RED: Revolutionary Drilling Technology for Hard Rock Formations. Society of Petroleum Engineers. SPE-184665-MS.

  • Sayah, M., Baptista, M.D., Ing, J. and Wiercigroch, M. (2016) Attractor reconstruction of an impact oscillator for parameter identification. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences.

  • Kapitaniak, M., Vaziri Hamaneh, V., Páez Chávez, J., Nandakumar, K. and Wiercigroch, M. (2015) Unveiling complexity of drill–string vibrations: Experiments and modelling. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Vol 101–102, pp. 324-337.

  • Ajibose, O.K., Wiercigroch, M. and Akisanya A.R. (2015) Experimental studies of the resultant contact forces in drillbit–rock interaction. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, vol 91, pp. 3-11.

  • Pavlovskaia, E., Hendry, D.C. and Wiercigroch, M. (2015) Modelling of high frequency vibro-impact drilling. International Journal of Mechanical Sciences91, 110 – 119.

  • Páez Chávez, J., Pavlovskaia, E. and Wiercigroch, M. (2014) Bifurcation analysis of a piecewise-linear impact oscillator with drift. Nonlinear Dynamics, vol 77, pp. 213–227.

  • Nandakumar, K., Wiercigroch, M. (2013) Stability analysis of a state dependent delayed, coupled two DOF model of drill-string vibration. Journal of Sound and Vibration, vol 332, issue 10, pp. 2575-2592.

  • Nandakumar, K., Wiercigroch, M. (2013) Galerkin projections for state-dependent delay differential equations with applications to drilling. Applied Mathematical Modelling, vol 37, issue 4, pp. 1705-1722.

  • Ajibose, O.K., Wiercigroch, M., Pavlovskaia, E.E., Akisanya, A.R. and Károlyi, G. (2012) Drifting Impact Oscillator With a New Model of the Progression Phase., Journal of Applied Mechanics 79(6), 061007.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1115/1.4006379

  • Thompson, J.M.T., Silviera, M., van der Heijden, G.H.M., Wiercigroch, M. (2012) Helical post-buckling of a rod in a cylinder with applications to drill-strings. Proceedings of the Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical, and Engineering Sciences. 468, 2142, pp. 1591-1614.

  • Ajibose, O.K., Wiercigroch, M., Karolyi, Gy., Pavlovskaia, E.E. and Akisanya, A.R.
    Dynamics of the drifting impact oscillator with new model of the progression phase
    Journal of Applied Mechanics. Accepted in May 2011.

  • Ajibose, O.K., Wiercigroch, M., Pavlovskaia, E.E. and Akisanya, A.R. (2010) Global and local dynamics of drifting oscillator for different contact force models., International Journal of Nonlinear Mechanics 45, 850 - 858.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2009.11.017

  • Wiercigroch, M., Krivtsov, A.M. and Wojewoda, J. (2008)
    Vibrational energy transfer via modulated impacts for percussive drilling
    Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics 46(3), 715-726.

  • V.-D. Nguyen, K.-C. Woo, E. Pavlovskaia (2008) Experimental study and mathematical modelling of a new of vibro-impact moling device., International Journal of Non-Linear Mechanics 43(6) 542-550.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.ijnonlinmec.2007.10.003

  • Pavlovskaia, E., Wiercigroch, M., (2007) Low dimensional maps for piecewise smooth oscillators., Journal of Sound and Vibration 305(4-5), 750-771.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.jsv.2007.04.044

  • Q. Cao, M. Wiercigroch, E. Pavlovskaia, C. Grebogi and J.M.T. Thompson (2006) Archetypal oscillator for smooth and discontinuous dynamics., Physical Review E 74 046218.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.74.046218

  • Wiercigroch, M., Wojewoda, J. and Krivtsov, A.M. (2005) Dynamics of ultrasonic percussive drilling of hard rocks., Journal of Sound and Vibration 280(3-5), 739-757.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.jsv.2003.12.045

  • Pavlovskaia, E., Wiercigroch, M. and Grebogi, C. (2004) Two-dimensional map for impact oscillator with drift., Physical Review E - Statistical, Nonlinear and Soft Matter Physics, 70 (3), pp. 036201-036210.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.70.036201

  • Pavlovskaia, E. and Wiercigroch, M. (2004) Analytical drift reconstruction in visco-elastic impact oscillators., Chaos, Solitons and Fractals 19, 151-161.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/S0960-0779(03)00128-0

  • Pavlovskaia, E. and Wiercigroch, M. (2003) Modelling of vibro-impact system driven by beat frequency., International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 45, 623-641.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/S0020-7403(03)00113-9

  • Pavlovskaia, E., Wiercigroch, M. (2003) Periodic solutions finder for vibro-impact oscillator with a drift., Journal of Sound and Vibration 267, 893-911.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/S0022-460X(03)00193-7

  • Pavlovskaia, E., Wiercigroch, M., Woo, K.-C. and Rodger, A.A. (2003) Modelling of ground moling dynamics by an impact oscillator with a frictional slider., Meccanica 38(1), 85-97.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1023/A:1022023502199

  • E. Pavlovskaia, M. Wiercigroch (2003) Modelling of vibro-impact system driven by beat frequency., International Journal of Mechanical Sciences 45 623-641.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/S0020-7403(03)00113-9

  • Pavlovskaia, E., Wiercigroch, M. and Grebogi, C. (2001) Modelling of an impact system with a drift., Physical Review E 64, 056224 (9 pages).
    [Online] DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.64.056224

  • Krivtsov, A.M. and Wiercigroch, M. (2001)
    Molecular dynamics simulation of mechanical properties of polycrystal materials.,
    Materials Physics and Mechanics 3(1), 45-51.

  • V. K.-S. Loong, J. Wojewoda and M. Wiercigroch (2001) Design of a load cell for measuring ultrasonic percussive drilling forces., Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers C 215 965-972.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1177/095440620121500809

  • M. Wiercigroch, R.D. Neilson and M.A. Player (1999) Material removal rate prediction for ultrasonic drilling of hard materials using an impact oscillator approach., Physics Letters A 259 91-96.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/S0375-9601(99)00416-8

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