Dept of Mechanical Engineering

Prof. Ala Tabiei

Micromechanics-Based Composite Material Model for Impact & Crashworthiness Finite Element Simulation

 

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Office 620U Old Chem
P. O. Box 210072
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0070
Tel. (513) 556-3367

Fax (513) 556-3367

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Office Hours : p.m. (for Spring 2016)

Interests

· Impact dynamics

· Nonlinear finite element methods

· Application of numerical methods for structural mechanics

· Finite element simulation of strength and deformation of composite materials

· Crashworthiness and impact simulation using the Explicit FEM (LS-DYNA3D)

· Implementation of material models in finite element codes (like ABAQUS and DYNA3D)

 

 

Professional Activities

· Reviewer for several journals

· Session developer and chairman, Symposium on Structural Similitude and Size Effect of Metallic and Composite Materials and Structures, ASME, Winter Annual Meeting, Nov., 1997, Dallas, TX.

· Session chairman, Symposium on Textile Composites, 4th International Conference on Composite Engineering, Big Island, HW, 1997.

· Session Co-Chair, Symposium on Crashworthiness and Occupant Protection in Transportation Systems, ASME, Winter Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX, 1997.

· Session Co-Chair, Symposium on Sandwich Construction for Large Transport Aircraft, ASME, Winter Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA, 1998.

· Session Chair, Twenty-Third Annual Symposium on Aerospace Science & Technology, Dayton, OH, April 1998.

Evaluation of G4 Strong Post W-Beam Guardrail for Truck Roll Over and Snagging Using Finite Element Simulation

 

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Woven Fabric Composite Material Model With Material Nonlinearity For Nonlinear Finite Element Impact Simulation

 

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B.S., Mechanical Engineering, 1984
M.S., Aeronautical Engineering, WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY, 1988
M.S., Mathematics, UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI, 1992
Ph.D., Aerospace Engineering, UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI, 1994