Faculty of Science and Technology

Sultan, Ibrahim (A/Prof)

Qualifications


PhD. Mechanical Engineering, The University of Western Australia
MSc. Mechanical Engineering, Cairo University
BSc. Mechanical Engineering, Cairo University

Teaching Areas


Design of Machinery Systems
System Dynamics and Controls
Mechanical Vibration
Mechanism Analysis
Robotics

Memberships


Member, Institution of Engineers, Australia
Member, ASME & IEEE

Recent Publications


Sultan, I. A., "The Lima????on of Pascal: Mechanical Generation and Utilization for Fluid Processing," Proc. IMechE Vol. 219(8) Part C: J. Mechanical Engineering Science, 2005.

Sultan, I. A., "Profiling Rotors for Lima????on-to-Lima????on Compression-Expansion Machines," ASME Transaction, J. Mechanical Design, Vol. 128(4), 2006.

Sultan, I. A., "Inverse Position Procedure for Manipulators with Rotary Joints," in Industrial Robotics: Theory, Modelling and Control, Edited by, S. Cubero, Pro Literatur Verlag, Germany , pp. 185-210, Dec., 2006.

Poplawski, S. J. and Sultan, I. A., "Position Sensing of Industrial Robots, A Survey," J. Inf. Tech., Vol. 6(1), 2007.

Saleem, M. S. and Sultan, I. A., "Feasibility of subspace identification for bipeds: an innovative approach for kino-dynamic systems". In Proceedings of the 4th Int. Conf. on Informatics in Cont., Auto. & Robotics, Vol. ICSO, Angers, France, pp. 133-140, 9-12 May 2007

Sultan, I. A., "A Surrogate Model for Interference Prevention in the Lima????on-to-Lima????on Machines," Engineering Computations: Int. J. for Computer-Aided Engg and Software, Vol. 24(5), pp. 437-449, 2007.

Sultan, I. A., "Inverse Geometric Design for a Class of Rotary Positive Displacement Machines," Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering, Vol 16 (2), 2008.

Sultan, I. A., "A Geometric Design Model for the Circolima????on Positive Displacement Machine," ASME Transaction, J. Mechanical Design, Vol 130 (5) 2008.

Saleem, M. S. and Sultan, I. A., "Model-free subspace based dynamic control of mechanical manipulators" in Robotics, Automation and Control, Edited by, P. Pecherkova, M. Flidr and J. Dunik, I-Tech Education and Publishing, Vienna, October 2008

Sultan, I. A., "Introducing Differential Kinematics to Mechanical Engineering Students," Int. J. of Mech. Eng. Education, Vol. 37 (3), pp. 210-222, July, 2009.

Fumi, D. E. and Sultan, I. A., "A Novel In-Vehicle Real-Time Brake Monitoring System," Proc. IMechE Vol. 223 Part D: J. Automobile Engineering, 2009

Saleem, M. S., Sultan, I. A. and Khan, A., "Analytical Kinematic Framework for a Parallel Manipulator" 6th Int. Conf. on Informatics in Control, Milan, 2-5 July, 2009.

Kuznetsov, A., Mammadov, M., Sultan, I.A. and Hajilarov, E., "Vibration analysis optimization of parameters of the two mass model based on Kelvin elements," Proceed. of the 8th IEEE Int. Conf. on Cont. and Autom., pp. 1326-1332, June 9-11, 2010, Xiamen, China

Kuznetsov, A., Mammadov, M., Sultan, I.A. and Hajilarov, E., "Optimization of improved suspension system with inerter device of the quarter-car model in vibration analysis"," Archive of Applied Mechanics: DOI 10.1007/s00419-010-0492-x, 2010.

Kuznetsov, A., Mammadov, M., Sultan, I.A. and Hajilarov, E., "Optimization of a quarter-car suspension model coupled with the driver biomechanical effects," J. Sound and Vibration: vol 330 (12), pp. 2937-2946, 2011.

Reda, A., Forbes, G. L. and Sultan, I.A., "Characterisation of Slug Flow Conditions in Pipelines for Fatigue Analysis," ASME 30th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, June 19-24, 2011, Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Sultan, I. A. and Schaller, C. G., "Optimum Positioning of Ports in the Lima????on Gas Expanders," ASME Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power: vol 133(10), 2011, pp. 103002-1 - 103002-11.

Sultan, I. A. and Kalim, A., "On the Kinematics and Synthesis of the Geared Five-Bar Slider-Crank Mechanism," Proc. IMechE Vol. 225 Part C: J. Mechanical Engineering Science, 2011.

Sultan, I. A. and Kalim, A., "Improving reciprocating compressor performance using a hybrid two-level optimisation approach," Engineering Computations: Int. J. for Computer-Aided Engg and Software, Vol 28 (5), 2011.

Sultan, I. A., "Simplifying the Solution of Linear Equations for Engineering Students Using Vector Techniques," Int. J. of Mech. Eng. Education, pp. 249-255, vol 39(3), 2011.

Sultan, I. A. and Puthiyaveettil, P., "Calibration of an articulated CMM using stochastic approximations," Int. J. Advanced Manuf Tech, 2012, DOI: 10.1007/s00170-012-3898-5

Reda, A., Forbes, G. L. and Sultan, I.A., "Characterisation of Slug Flow Conditions in Pipelines for Fatigue Analysis -Part(2)," Proceedings of the ASME 2012 31st International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering OMAE2012, June 10-15, 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Sultan, I.A., Reda, A. and Forbes, G. L., " A Surrogate Model for Evaluation of Maximum Normalized Dynamic Load Factor in Moving Load Model for Pipeline Spanning Due to Slug Flow," Proceedings of the ASME 2012 31st

International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering OMAE2012, June 10-15, 2012, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Sultan, I. A., "Optimum design of lima????on gas expanders based on thermodynamic performance," Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol (39), June 2012, pp 188-197.

Industry Reports


Sultan, I.A., Hood, G.K. (2000). A Report on the SMARTMATIC Selector. presented to Select Design Technologies

Sultan, I.A. (2000). A Comment on the Camdisc Mechanism. Presented to Camdisc Pty Ltd

Sultan, I.A. (2000). Report on Bottle Capping Machines. Presented to Simply Waters.

Sultan, I.A. (2001) A Comment on Mr. Trapalis Invention. Presented to AnzTech

Sultan, I.A. (2002). Testing Plan for the Katrix Compressor. Presented to Katrix Technologies.

Sultan, I.A. (2003). Experimental Study of the Steady State Performance of the Katrix Rotary Compressor. Presented to Katrix Technologies.

Sultan, I.A. (2003). EA Study into the Kinematics of a New Sinusoidal Compressor. Presented to Katrix Technologies.

Sultan, I.A. (2005). Defining Efficiencies for Positive-displacement Expanders. Presented to Katrix Technologies.

Sultan, I.A. (2005). Estimating the Performance Figures of the Katrix Expander. Presented to Katrix Technologies.

Sultan, I.A. (2006). The Geometric Aspects of the Circular Machine. Presented to Katrix Technologies.

Sultan, I.A. (2006) "The Barrel of a Historical Bombard Replica - Safe Design and Manufacture," presented to Mr. Nick Smith.

Sultan, I. A. (2007) "Design of a Mechanical Drive for Elevating Stage and Auditorium Floor- Nowra Cultural Centre, NSW", presented to Ross Proud and Associate

Sultan, I. A. (2009)"A Comparative Comment on the Georgiev Mechanism, the Moore Mechanism and the Trapalis Mechanism ", presented to Katrix Technologies.

Gourley, T.D. (2002) The development and use of an on-line tutorial in an attempt to improve basic algebraic manipulation skills of first year engineering students. Proc. 13th Conference for the Australasian Association of Engineering Education.

Research Interests


Mechanism Analysis and Design
Positive Displacement Machinery
Energy Generation and Efficiency
Robot Kinematics and Calibration

Associate Professor / Acting Deputy Dean, Engineering

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Email i.sultan@federation.edu.au