Position/s

Lecturer - Mechanical Engineering
School of Computer Science, Engineering and Mathematics

Qualifications

  • PhD in Mechanical Engineering, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
  • MEng in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Tabriz, Iran 
  • BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering, Razi University, Iran 

Honours, awards and grants

  • The Premier’s Research and Industry Fund Catalyst Research Grant, Goverment of South Australia, Department of Further Education, Employment, Science and Technology (2014-2016).
  • Major Equipment Grant for Teaching and Research for "Micro-Hardness Tester", Faculty of Science and Engineering, Flinders University (2013); RH Oskouei, S Wildy and Y Tang.
  • Most Highly Cited Paper, Awarded to: RH Oskouei, M Keikhosravy and C Soutis (2014). Article Title: Estimating clamping pressure distribution and stiffness in aircraft bolted joints by finite element analysis. Proc. IMechE Vol. 223 Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering (2009) 863-871.
  • Winner of Outstanding Paper Awards (2013) - International Journal of Structural Integrity. Article Title: Effect of geometric parameters onthe stress distribution in Al 2024-T3 single-lap bolted joints. Authors: Keikhosravy M, Oskouei RH, Soltani P,Atas A, Soutis C.
  • Postgraduate PublicationsAward (PPA), Awarded by Monash University, Australia; 2012.
  • Endeavour International Postgraduate Research Scholarship (EIPRS), Awarded by the Australian Government, Australia; 2008.
  • Monash Graduate Scholarship (MGS), Awarded by Monash University, Australia; 2008.
  • 2nd Rank in Master’s of Mechanical Engineering, Awarded by the University of Tabriz; 2005.
  • 2nd Rank in Bachelor’s of Mechanical Engineering, Awarded by Razi University; 2003.

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Research expertise

  • Mechanical engineering

Research interests

  • Mechanical behaviour of materials
  • Mechanical and fatigue properties of biomaterials 
  • Fatigue properties of coating-substrate systems
  • Surface modification methods to improve fatigue and fretting fatigue behaviour of materials
  • Stress analysis and fatigue behaviour of mechanically fastened joints   

Supervisory interests

  • Fatigue and fracture
  • Fretting fatigue
  • Mechanical properties of materials
  • Stress analysis

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Fretting fatigue of implant materials (1) ; Finite element modelling of Head-Neck Taper Junction in Total Hip Replacement (1) ; Hydroxyapatite (HA) coatings for implants materials (1) ;

Completion

Associate supervisor : Stress and failure analysis of bolted joints (1) ;

Publications

  • Rahmat, M., Oskouei, R.H. and Ibrahim, R. (2012). Fatigue and mechanical performance of electroless nickel-phosphorous coatings deposited on aluminium alloy 7075. In D Hui, ed. 20th Annual International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering. 20th Annual International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering. Beijing, China. Jul 2012.
  • Fallahnezhad, K., Farhoudi, H., Hashemi Oskouei, R. and Taylor, M. (2014). A three dimensional finite element model of the head-neck junction of a modular total hip arthroplasty. In Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS), 20th Annual Scientific Meeting. Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS), 20th Annual Scientific Meeting. Adelaide, Australia. Sep 2014.
  • Farhoudi, H., Hashemi Oskouei, R., Jones, C. and Taylor, M. (2014). Three-dimensional frictional moment induced from head-cup bearings of hip joint implants. In Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS), 20th Annual Scientific Meeting. Australian and New Zealand Orthopaedic Research Society (ANZORS), 20th Annual Scientific Meeting. Adelaide, Australia. Sep 2014.
  • Oskouei, R.H., Ibrahim, R. and Rahmat, M. (2013). Effect of titanium nitride coatings on the fatigue response of aircraft structural aluminium alloys. In AIAC15 Proceedings. Melbourne, VIC: Engineers Australia. 15th Australian International Aerospace Congress. Melbourne, VIC. Feb 2013, pp. 436-440.
    [Web Link]
  • Rahmat, M., Oskouei, R.H. and Ibrahim, R. (2013). EN Coatings as a structural improvement to fastener holes susceptible to fatigue cracks. In AIAC15 Proceedings. Melbourne, VIC: Engineers Australia. 15th Australian International Aerospace Congress. Melbourne, VIC. Feb 2013, pp. 441-453.
    [Web Link]
  • Hemmati Vand, E., Oskouei, R.H. and Chakherlou, T. (2008). An experimental method for measuring clamping force in bolted connections and effect of bolt threads lubrication on its value. In World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology. Bangkok, Thailand: World Academy of Sceince, Engineering and Technology. 29th International Conference on Applied Mechanics and Mechanical Engineering. Bangkok, Thailand. Dec 2008, pp. 457-460.
    [Web Link]
  • Rahmat, M., Ibrahim, R. and Hashemi Oskouei, R. (2014). A study on the combined effect of notch and fretting on the fatigue life behaviour of Al 7075-T6. Materials and Design, 60 pp. 136-145.
    [10.1016/j.matdes.2014.03.059]
  • Mohammadpour, M., Kalajahi, M., Hashemi Oskouei, R. and Shakouri, M. (2014). Fatigue life estimation of coach peel riveted joints using multi-axial fatigue criteria. Materials and Design, 62 pp. 327-333.
  • Bazghaleh, M., Grainger, S., Cazzolato, B., Tien-Fu, L. and Hashemi Oskouei, R. (2014). Implementation and analysis of an innovative digital charge amplifier for hysteresis reduction in piezoelectric stack actuators. Review of Scientific Instruments, 85(045005)
    [Web Link]
  • Rahmat, M., Ibrahim, R. and Oskouei, R.H. (2013). Stress Raisers and Its Effect on Fatigue Sensitivity: A Study of Notch and Fretting Fatigue. Universal Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 1(3) pp. 83-91.
    [10.13189/ujme.2013.010302]
  • Rahmat, M., Oskouei, R.H., Ibrahim, R. and Singh, R. (2013). The effect of electroless Ni-P coatings on the fatigue life of Al 7075-T6 fastener holes with symmetrical slits. International Journal of Fatigue, 52 pp. 30-38.
    [10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2013.02.007]
  • Keikhosravy, M., Oskouei, R.H., Soltani, P., Atas, A. and Soutis, C. (2012). Effect of geometric parameters on the stress distribution in Al 2024-T3 single-lap bolted joints. International Journal of Structural Integrity, 3(1) pp. 79-93.
    [10.1108/17579861211210018] [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H. and Ibrahim, R. (2012). An investigation on the fatigue behaviour of Al 7075-T6 coated with titanium nitride using physical vapour deposition process. Materials and Design, 39 pp. 294-302.
    [10.1016/j.matdes.2012.02.056] [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H. and Ibrahim, R. (2012). Improving fretting fatigue behaviour of Al 7075-T6 bolted plates using electroless Ni-P coatings. International Journal of Fatigue, 44 pp. 157-167.
    [10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2012.05.003] [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H. and Ibrahim, R. (2012). The effect of clamping compressive stresses on the fatigue life of Al 7075-T6 bolted plates at different temperatures. Materials and Design, 34 pp. 90-97.
    [10.1016/j.matdes.2011.07.073] [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H., Ibrahim, R. and Barati, M. (2012). An experimental study on the characteristics and delamination of TiN coatings deposited on Al 7075-T6 under fatigue cycling. Thin Solid Films, 526 pp. 155-162.
    [10.1016/j.tsf.2012.11.016] [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H. and Ibrahim, R. (2011). The effect of typical flight temperatures on the fatigue behaviour of Al 7075-T6 clamped plates. Materials Science and Engineering: A, 528(3) pp. 1527-1533.
    [10.1016/j.msea.2010.10.074] [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H. and Ibrahim, R. (2011). The effect of a heat treatment on improving the fatigue properties of aluminium alloy 7075-T6 coated with TiN by PVD. Procedia Engineering, 10 pp. 1936-1942.
    [10.1016/j.proeng.2011.04.321] [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H. and Ibrahim, R. (2011). Restoring the tensile properties of PVD-TiN coated Al 7075-T6 using a post heat treatment. Surface and Coatings Technology, 205(15) pp. 3967-3973.
    [10.1016/j.surfcoat.2011.02.041] [Scopus]
  • Soltani, P., Keikhosravy, M., Oskouei, R.H. and Soutis, C. (2011). Studying the Tensile Behaviour of GLARE Laminates: A Finite Element Modelling Approach. Applied Composite Materials, 18(4) pp. 271-282.
    [10.1007/s10443-010-9155-x] [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H., Elambasseril, J. and Ibrahim, R. (2010). Load-displacement behaviour of AA 7075-T6 holed and clamped plates at different environmental temperatures. World Journal of Engineering, 7(Suppl 3) pp. 895-896.
    [Web Link]
  • Oskouei, R.H., Keikhosravy, M. and Soutis, C. (2010). A finite element stress analysis of aircraft bolted joints loaded in tension. Aeronautical Journal, 114(1156) pp. 315-320.
  • Oskouei, R.H. and Chakherlou, T. (2009). Reduction in clamping force due to applied longitudinal load to aerospace structural bolted plates. Aerospace Science and Technology, 13(6) pp. 325-330.
    [10.1016/j.ast.2009.06.001]
  • Oskouei, R.H., Keikhosravy, M. and Soutis, C. (2009). Estimating clamping pressure distribution and stiffness in aircraft bolted joints by finite-element analysis. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G: Journal of Aerospace Engineering, 223(7) pp. 863-871.
    [10.1243/09544100JAERO596]
  • Chakherlou, T. and Oskouei, R.H. (2008). Reduction in clamping force due to applied axial load to bolted plates, experimental and numerical investigations. Journal of Faculty of Engineering, 35(2) pp. 69-74.
    [Web Link]
  • Chakherlou, T., Oskouei, R.H. and Vogwell, J. (2008). Experimental and numerical investigation of the effect of clamping force on the fatigue behaviour of bolted plates. Engineering Failure Analysis, 15(5) pp. 563-574.
    [10.1016/j.engfailanal.2007.04.009]
  • Chakherlou, T. and Oskouei, R.H. (2007). An investigation on fatigue failure modes of aluminum alloy 7075-T6 bolted joints. Amirkabir Journal of Science & Technology, 18(66B) pp. 45-54.
  • Bazghaleh, M., Grainger, S., Cazzolato, B., Tien-Fu, L. and Hashemi Oskouei, R. (2014). Implementation and analysis of an innovative digital charge amplifier for hysteresis reduction in piezoelectric stack actuators. Review of Scientific Instruments, 85(045005)
    [Web Link]
  • Mohammadpour, M., Kalajahi, M., Hashemi Oskouei, R. and Shakouri, M. (2014). Fatigue life estimation of coach peel riveted joints using multi-axial fatigue criteria. Materials and Design, 62 pp. 327-333.
  • Rahmat, M., Ibrahim, R. and Hashemi Oskouei, R. (2014). A study on the combined effect of notch and fretting on the fatigue life behaviour of Al 7075-T6. Materials and Design, 60 pp. 136-145.
    [10.1016/j.matdes.2014.03.059]
  • Rahmat, M., Ibrahim, R. and Oskouei, R.H. (2013). Stress Raisers and Its Effect on Fatigue Sensitivity: A Study of Notch and Fretting Fatigue. Universal Journal of Mechanical Engineering, 1(3) pp. 83-91.
    [10.13189/ujme.2013.010302]
  • Rahmat, M., Oskouei, R.H., Ibrahim, R. and Singh, R. (2013). The effect of electroless Ni-P coatings on the fatigue life of Al 7075-T6 fastener holes with symmetrical slits. International Journal of Fatigue, 52 pp. 30-38.
    [10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2013.02.007]
  • Keikhosravy, M., Oskouei, R.H., Soltani, P., Atas, A. and Soutis, C. (2012). Effect of geometric parameters on the stress distribution in Al 2024-T3 single-lap bolted joints. International Journal of Structural Integrity, 3(1) pp. 79-93.
    [10.1108/17579861211210018] [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H. and Ibrahim, R. (2012). An investigation on the fatigue behaviour of Al 7075-T6 coated with titanium nitride using physical vapour deposition process. Materials and Design, 39 pp. 294-302.
    [10.1016/j.matdes.2012.02.056] [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H. and Ibrahim, R. (2012). Improving fretting fatigue behaviour of Al 7075-T6 bolted plates using electroless Ni-P coatings. International Journal of Fatigue, 44 pp. 157-167.
    [10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2012.05.003] [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H. and Ibrahim, R. (2012). The effect of clamping compressive stresses on the fatigue life of Al 7075-T6 bolted plates at different temperatures. Materials and Design, 34 pp. 90-97.
    [10.1016/j.matdes.2011.07.073] [Scopus]
  • Oskouei, R.H., Ibrahim, R. and Barati, M. (2012). An experimental study on the characteristics and delamination of TiN coatings deposited on Al 7075-T6 under fatigue cycling. Thin Solid Films, 526 pp. 155-162.
    [10.1016/j.tsf.2012.11.016] [Scopus]

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