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Ebrahim Esmailzadeh

Ebrahim Esmailzadeh
Bsc, MPhil, PhD (London), PEng

Professor

Department of Automotive, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering

Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Contact information

2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, Ontario L1H 7K4
Office: ACE 3020

905.721.8668 ext. 5714
905.721.3370 (fax)

ebrahim.esmailzadeh@uoit.ca


Research topics

  • Vibrations of Machines and Flexible and Distributed Systems
  • Nonlinear Dynamical Systems
  • Vehicle Dynamics
  • Nonlinear Adaptive and Optimal Control Systems
  • Active vibration control
  • Intelligent and electric vehicles

Education

  • PhD (Mechanical Engineering), University of London, England, U.K.
  • MPhil (Mechanical Engineering), University of London, England, U.K.
  • BSc (Eng) (Hons) (Mechanical Engineering), University of London, England, U.K.

Courses

Graduate:

  • Advanced Vibrations
  • Nonlinear Vibrations
  • Modern Control Theory
  • System Dynamics and Modeling
  • Continuous Systems Vibrations
  • Nonlinear Control Systems

Undergraduate:

  • Mechanical Vibrations
  • Control Systems
  • Kinematics and Dynamics of Machines
  • Dynamics
  • Statics
  • Synthesis of Mechanisms
  • Chassis Design
  • Vehicle Dynamics
  • Solid Mechanics
  • Fluid Power Systems

Research and expertise

Publications and presentations

  • Selected publications and presentations

    Books / Chapter of Books

    • D. Zhang, L. Wang, and E. Esmailzadeh, Web-based Remote Manipulation of Parallel Robot in Advanced Manufacturing Systems, Industrial Robotics: Theory, Modelling and Control, ARS International Publisher, ISBN: 3-86611-285-8, 659-677, 2007.
    • N. Jalili and E. Esmailzadeh, Vibration Control, Chapter 23 of the Vibration and Shock Handbook, Editor-in-Chief, C.W. de Silva, CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, LLC, ISBN0-8493-1580-8, 2005

    Journal Papers

    • A. Goodarzi and E. Esmailzadeh, “Design of a VDC System for All-Wheel Independent Drive Vehicles” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 12, No. 6, Pages 1-8, 2007.
    • P. A. Hassanpour, W. L. Cleghorn, E. Esmailzadeh, and J. K. Mills, “Vibration Analysis of Micro-Machined Beam-type Resonators”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 308, No. 1, Pages 287-301, 2007.
    • D. Younesian, E. Esmailzadeh, and R. Sedaghati, “Asymptotic Solutions and Stability Analysis for Generalized Non-Homogeneous Mathieu Equation”, Communication in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, Vol. 12, No. 1, Pages 58-71, 2007.
    • P.A. Hassanpour, W.L. Cleghorn, E. Esmailzadeh, and J. K. Mills, “Exact Solution of the Oscillatory Behavior of a Beam with a Concentrated Mass within its Interval Under Axial Force”, International Journal of Vibration and Control, Vol. 13, No. 12, Pages 1675-88, 2007.
    • M. T. Ahmadian, R. A. Jafari-Talookolaei, and E. Esmailzadeh, “Dynamics of a Laminated Composite Beam on Pasternak-Viscoelastic Foundation Subjected to a Moving Oscillator”, International Journal of Vibration and Control, in press, 2007.
    • M. Ansari, I. A. Hazrati, E. Esmailzadeh, and S. Azadi, “Wear Rate Estimation of Train Wheels using Dynamic Simulation and Field Measurements”, International Journal of Vehicle System Dynamics, accepted for publication, 2007.
    • A. Goodarzi, J. Mehrmashhadi, and E. Esmailzadeh, “Optimized Braking Force Distribution Strategies for Straight and Curved Braking”, International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems, accepted for publication, 2007.
    • M. Ansari, E. Esmailzadeh, and D. Younesian, “Longitudinal Dynamics of Freight Trains”, International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems, accepted for publication, 2007.
    • D. Zhang, L. Wang, and E. Esmailzadeh, “PKM Capabilities and Applications Exploration in a Collaborative Virtual Environment”, Robotics and Computer-Integrated Manufacturing, Vol. 22, No. 4, Pages 384-395, 2006.
    • D. Younesian, E. Esmailzadeh, and R. Sedaghati, “Passive Vibration Control of Beams Subjected to Random Excitations with Peaked PSD”, International Journal of Vibration and Control Vol. 12, No. 9, Pages 941-953, 2006.
    • M. T. Ahmadian, H. Borhan, and E. Esmailzadeh, “Corotational Nonlinear Finite Element Formulation and Modeling of Electrostatically Actuated Micro Beams”, International Journal of Vibration and Control, Submitted for publiction, 2006.
    • F. Yang, R. Sedaghati, and E. Esmailzadeh, “Vibration Suppression of Non-uniform Curved Beams under Random Loading using Optimal Tuned Mass Dampers”, submitted for publication, 2006.
    • A. Goodarzi, E. Esmailzadeh, and A. Sabooteh, “Automatic Path Control Based on Integrated Steering and External Yaw Moment Control”, submitted for publication, 2006.
    • M. T. Ahmadian, R. A. Jafari-Talookolaei, and E. Esmailzadeh, “Dynamics of a Multi-Span Laminated Composite Beam Traversed by Moving Oscillatory Mass supported on an Elastic Foundation”, submitted for publication, 2006.
    • F. Yang, R. Sedaghati, and E. Esmailzadeh, “Free In-plane Vibration of General Curved Beams using Finite Element Method”, submitted for publication, 2006.
    • M. T. Ahmadian, R. A. Jafari-Talookolaei, and E. Esmailzadeh, “Vibration Analysis of Laminated Composite Beams supported on an Elastic Foundation and subjected to a Moving Oscillatory Mass”, submitted for publication, 2006.
    • D. Younesian, E. Esmailzadeh, and M. H. Kargarnovin, “Vibration Suppression of Beams Traversed by Moving Loads”, submitted for publication, 2006.
    • F. Yang, R. Sedaghati, and E. Esmailzadeh, “Optimal Vibration Suppression of Timoshenko Beam Using Tuned Mass Dampers”, submitted for publication, 2006.
    • M. T. Ahmadian, H. Borhan, and E. Esmailzadeh, “Dynamic Analysis of Geometrically Nonlinear and Electrostatically Actuated Micro-beams”, submitted for publication, 2006.
    • S. Sokhanvar and E. Esmailzadeh, “Design of a Fuzzy Logic Controller for Human Respiratory System”, submitted for publication, 2006.
    • M. T. Ahmadian, E. Esmailzadeh, and T. Pirbodaghi, “Dynamic Response of Rectangular Cross-Ply Laminated Composite Plates under Moving Mass”, submitted for publication, 2006.
    • M. T. Ahmadian, M. Asgari, and E. Esmailzadeh, “Dynamic Analysis of Non-uniform Cross-section Beams under Moving Mass using Finite Element Method”, submitted for publication, 2006.
    • D. Younesian, E. Esmailzadeh, and R. Sedaghati, “Existence of Periodic Solutions for the Generalized Form of Mathieu Equation”, International Journal of Nonlinear Dynamics, Vol. 39, Pages 335-348, 2005.
    • S. Sokhanvar, J. Dargahi, M. Packirisamy, and E. Esmailzadeh, “Modeling of Chemical Control of Human Respiratory System”, Journal of Bio-Medical Materials and Engineering, Vol. 15, No. 6, Pages 467-481, 2005.
    • M. Dadfarnia, N. Jalili, and E. Esmailzadeh, “A comparative study of the Galerkin approximation utilized in the Timoshenko beam theory”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 280, Pages 1132-1142, 2005.
    • E. Esmailzadeh, A.R. Ohadi and A. Alasty, “Multi-channel adaptive feed-forward control of noise in an acoustic duct”, ASME Transactions, Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, Vol. 126, No.2, Pages 225-236, 2004.
    • E. Esmailzadeh, N. Jalili, “Author’s reply [Vehicle-passenger-structure interaction of uniform bridges traversed by moving vehicles]”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 271, No. 3-5, Pages 1099-1112, 2004.
    • E. Esmailzadeh, A. Goodarzi and G.R. Vossoughi, “Optimal yaw moment control law for improved vehicle handling”, International Journal of Mechatronics, Vol. 13, No. 7, Pages 659-675, 2003.
    • E. Esmailzadeh and N. Jalili, “Vehicle-passenger-structure interaction of uniform bridges traversed by moving vehicles”, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 260, No. 4, Pages 611-635, 2003.
    • R. Sedaghati and E. Esmailzadeh, “Optimum design of structures with stress and displacement constraints using the force method”, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences, Vol. 45, No. 8, Pages 1369-1389, 2003.
    • N. Jalili and E. Esmailzadeh, “A nonlinear double-winged adaptive neutralizer for optimum structural vibration suppression”, Communications in Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation, Vol. 8, No. 2, Pages 113-134, 2003.
    • E. Esmailzadeh, A.R. Ohadi and A. Alasty, “Feed-forward control of sound in a one-dimensional acoustic duct”, ASME Transactions, Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, Vol. 125, No. 4, Pages 225-236, 2003.

    Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings

    • M. Moghaddas, R. Sedaghati, E. Esmailzadeh and P. Khosravi, "Finite Element Approach for Vehicle-Structure Interaction of a Uniform Timoshenko Bridge", To be presented at 49th AIAA/ASME Structural Dynamics, Schaumburg, IL, USA, 7-10 April, 2008.
    • M. T. Ahmadian, R. A. Jafari-Talookolaei, and E. Esmailzadeh, "Dynamic Analysis of a Laminated Composite Beam on Pastermark-Viscoelastic Foundation Under the Action of a Moving Oscillator", To be presented at 49th AIAA/ASME Structural Dynamics, Schaumburg, IL, USA, 7-10 April, 2008.
    • A. Singh, R. Sedaghati, and E. Esmailzadeh, "Buckling Analysis of Stiffened Panels using Finite Element Force Method", to be presented at the Tenth Pan American Congress of Applied Mechanics (PACAM X), Cancun, Mexico, January 7-11 2008.
    • A. Singh, R. Sedaghati, and E. Esmailzadeh, "Sensitivity Analysis and Design Optimization of Stiffened Panels using Finite Element Force Method", to be presented at the Tenth Pan American Congress of Applied Mechanics (PACAM X), Cancun, Mexico, January 7-11 2008.
    • A. Goodarzi, A. Keshavarzi, and E. Esmailzadeh, "Modeling and Optimization of Air Suspension Systems Using Root Mean Square Method", to be presented at the Conference on Applications and Design in Mechanical Engineering (CADME07), Perlis, Malaysia, 25-26 October 2007.
    • P.A. Hassanpour, W.L. Cleghorn, E. Esmailzadeh, and J.K. Mills, "Vibration Analysis of Axially loaded Euler-Bernoulli Beams with Guided Mass", Proceedings of ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, September 4-7, 2007.
    • M. Ansari, D. Younesian, and E. Esmailzadeh, "Effects of Coupler Specifications and Operational Conditions on the Longitudinal Freight Train Dynamics", Proceedings of ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, September 4-7, 2007.
    • M. Ansari, D. Younesian, and E. Esmailzadeh, "Effect of the Load Distribution Pattern on the Longitudinal Freight Train Dynamics", Proceedings of ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, September 4-7, 2007.
    • F. Yang, R. Sedaghati, and E. Esmailzadeh, "Random Vibration Suppression of non-uniform curved beams using optimal tuned mass damper", Proceedings of ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, September 4-7, 2007.
    • F. Yang, R. Sedaghati, and E. Esmailzadeh, "In-plane Free Vibration of Curved Beams using Finite Element Method", Proceedings of ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, September 4-7, 2007.
    • A. Goodarzi, A. Soltani and E. Esmailzadeh, "Active Motorcycle Seat for Handling Improvement", Proceedings of the Fifth IFAC Symposium on Advances in Automotive Control, Monterey Coast, California, USA, August 20-22, 2007.
    • A. Goodarzi, A. Keshavarzi, and E. Esmailzadeh, "Optimized Braking Force for Articulated Vehicles", Proceedings of the 20th IAVSD Symposium Dynamics of Vehicles on Roads and Tracks, Berkeley, California, USA, August 13-17, 2007.
    • P.A. Hassanpour, W.L. Cleghorn, E. Esmailzadeh, and J.K. Mills, "Vibrations of an Euler-Bernoulli Beam with a Guided Mass", Proceedings of the 21st Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Toronto, Canada, June 3-7, 2007.
    • F. Yang, R. Sedaghati, and E. Esmailzadeh, "Passive Vibration Control of Timoshenko Beams Using Optimal Tuned Mass Dampers", Proceedings of the 21st Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Toronto, Canada, June 3-7, 2007.
    • M. Ansari, E. Esmailzadeh, and D. Younesian, "Sensitivity Analysis in Longitudinal Freight Trains Dynamics", Proceedings of the 21st Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Toronto, Canada, June 3-7, 2007.
    • A. Fassih, D. Younesian, and E. Esmailzadeh, "Application of the Optimal Gain Switching Technique in Design of Railway Vehicle Active Suspension Systems", Proceedings of the 21st Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Toronto, Canada, June 3-7, 2007.
    • M. Ansari, I. Hazrati, and E. Esmailzadeh, "Dynamic Loadings of Tracks Through a Passing Train under Different Conditions", Proceedings of the 21st Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Toronto, Canada, June 3-7, 2007.
    • M.T. Ahmadian, E. Esmailzadeh and M. Asgari, "Dynamical stress distribution analysis of a non-uniform cross-section beam under moving mass", Proceedings of ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, USA, November 5-10, 2006.
    • H. Farahpour, D. Younesian and E. Esmailzadeh, "Ride quality of high-speed trains traveling over the corrugated rails", Proceedings of ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, USA, November 5-10, 2006.
    • A. Goodarzi and E. Esmailzadeh, "An optimal vehicle stability enhancement strategy for articulated vehicles", Proceedings of ASME international Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, USA, November 5-10, 2006.
    • N. Pandarathil, D. Younesian and E. Esmailzadeh, "Application of the delayed resonators in active suspension systems of high-speed trains", Proceedings of ASME international Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, USA, November 5-10, 2006.
    • A. Goodarzi, N. Alesafar and E. Esmailzadeh, "Optimization of suspension mounting stiffness using the DOE method", Proceedings of ASME international Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, USA, November 5-10, 2006.
    • A. Goodarzi, E. Esmailzadeh, and B. Nadarkhani, "Design of an optimal control strategy for an active front steering system", Proceedings of the ESDA 2006: 8th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, Torino, Italy, July 4-7, 2006.
    • D. Younesian, S. Mohammadzadeh, and E. Esmailzadeh, "Dynamic Performance, system identification and sensitivity analysis of the ladder tracks", Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Railway Research, Montreal, Canada, June 4-8, 2006.
    • M.T. Ahmadian, E. Esmailzadeh, and M. Asgari, "Dynamic analysis of non-uniform cross-section beams under moving mass", Proceedings of the CSME Forum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, May 21-23, 2006.
    • A. Goodarzi, and E. Esmailzadeh, "Optimal vehicle dynamic control strategy for articulated vehicles", Proceedings of the CSME Forum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, May 21-23, 2006.
    • P.A. Hassanpour, W.L. Cleghorn, E. Esmailzadeh, and J.K. Mills, "Modelling and analysis of a resonant sensor actuated by a bent beam thermal actuator", Proceedings of the 17th IASTED International Conference on Modelling and Simulation, Pages 274-279, May 24-26, 2006.
    • P.A. Hassanpour, W. L. Cleghorn, E. Esmailzadeh, J.K. Mills, "Modeling and analysis of MEMS-based resonant sensor actuated by bent beam thermal actuator", Proceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering, Vol. 6111, p 61110W, 2006.
    • F. Yang, R. Sedaghati, D. Younesian and E. Esmailzadeh, "Active vibration control of adaptive truss structures", Proceedings of ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference, Long Beach, California, USA, 2005.
    • D. Younesian, M.H. Kargarnovin and E. Esmailzadeh, "Passive vibration control of elastically supported beams subjected to moving loads", Proceedings of ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference, Long Beach, California, USA, p 153-158, 2005.
    • D. Younesian, E. Esmailzadeh and R. Sedaghati, "Existence of periodic solutions for generalized Mathieu equation", Proceedings of ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conference, Long Beach, California, USA, 2005.
    • P. Hassanpour, E. Esmailzadeh, and H. Mehdigholi, "Vibrations of beams with unconventional boundary conditions using artificial neural network", Proceedings of the ASME IDTC, Long Beach, California, USA, September 24-28, 2005.
    • D. Younesian, M.H. Kargarnovin, and E. Esmailzadeh, "Vibration of track with randomly distributed parameters", Proceedings of the Sixth European Conference on Structural Dynamics, Paris, France, September 4-7, 2005.
    • P. Hassanpour Asl and E. Esmailzadeh, "Application of artificial intelligence in vibration analysis of beams with unconventional boundary conditions", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Vol. 4, pt. 4, p 2049-2054, 2005.
    • F. Yang, R. Sedaghati, D. Younesian and E. Esmailzadeh, "Optimal placement of active bars in smart structures", Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, Vol. 1, pt. 1, p 1-6, 2005.
    • F. Yang, D. Younesian, R. Sedaghati, E. Esmailzadeh, "On the placement of active bars and optimal feedback gain in random adaptive structures for vibration suppression", Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conferences - DETC2005: 20th Biennial Conf. on Mechanical Vibration and Noise, Pages 179-188, 2005.
    • D. Younesian, E. Esmailzadeh, R. Sedaghati, "Transition curves for nonhomogeneous Mathieu equation", Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conferences - DETC2005: 20th Biennial Conf. on Mechanical Vibration and Noise, p 243-247, 2005.
    • N. Mahmoodi, S. Khadem, E. Esmailzadeh, "Equations of nonlinear motion of viscoelastic beams", Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conferences - DETC2005: 20th Biennial Conf. on Mechanical Vibration and Noise, p 231-235, 2005.
    • M.A. Rosen and E. Esmailzadeh, " University of Ontario Institute of Technology and its Automotive Engineering Program", Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Advanced Manufacturing Technologies, IMTI, London, Ontario, Canada, May 16-18, 2005.
    • A. Goodarzi and E. Esmailzadeh, "Stability analysis and optimal controller design of four-wheel independent drive vehicles", Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering Conference, London, Ontario, Canada, June 1-4, 2004.
    • P. Hassanpour, H. Mehdigholi, and E. Esmailzadeh, "Vibration analysis of axially loaded bridges traversed by accelerating vehicles with passenger dynamics", Proceedings of the ASME Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, Manchester England, UK, Vol. 2, p 275-280, 2004.
    • A. Goodarzi, B. Nadarkhani, and E. Esmailzadeh, "Optimal active front wheels steering control", First Cappadocia International Mechanical Engineering Symposium, Nigde University, Nigde, Turkey, July 14-16, 2004.
    • A.R. Ohadi, H. Mehdigholi, and E. Esmailzadeh, "Stability and frequency analysis of non-uniform Timoshenko beams subjected to axial loads", First Cappadocia International Mechanical Engineering Symposium, Nigde University, Nigde, Turkey, July 14-16, 2004.
    • A. Goodarzi, B. Naderkhani, and E. Esmailzadeh, "Directional modeling and simulation of four-wheel independent drive electric cars", IASTED International Conference on Modelling, Simulation, and Optimization, Banff, Alberta, Canada, July 2-4, 2003.
    • A.R. Ohadi, H. Mehdigholi, and E. Esmailzadeh, "Vibration and frequency analysis of non-uniform Timoshenko beams subjected to axial forces", Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Washington, DC, USA, Vol. 2, p 1057-1064, 2003.
    • A.R. Ohadi, H. Mehdigholi, and E. Esmailzadeh, "Feed-forward multiple-input active noise control system design", ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Washington, DC, USA, p 143-150, 2003.
    • A. Goodarzi, E. Esmailzadeh, and G.R. Vossoughi, "Vehicle performance optimization through yaw moment control", The 2003 ISME International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineers, Mashed, Iran, May 10-14, 2003.
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