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Associate Professor Ibrahim Sultan

Associate Dean (Engagement)

School of Engineering, IT and Phys. Sci.

Section/Portfolio:

School Leadership

Location:

Mt Helen Campus, Online

Biography

Associate Professor Ibrahim Sultan is an expert in mechanical engineering, and is coordinator of these programs at Federation University Australia. Dr Sultan’s research projects at Federation University have resulted in the development of new fluid processing machines.

Ibrahim’s research interests include fluid positive displacement machines, vibration and dynamics of mechanical systems, gas pipeline vibration, and robot kinematics and calibration. His current research involves the development of rotary positive displacement machines. Ibrahim is widely published in top-ranking journals and is a member of Engineers Australia, Advanced Materials Sciences and Engineering, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Ibrahim obtained his Masters and PhD in Robot Kinematics from Cairo University and the University of Western Australia respectively.

Design of subsea cables/umbilicals for in-service abrasion - Part 1: Case studies

Submarine cables play a vital role in a myriad of industries around the globe, including power...

Design of subsea cables/umbilicals for in-service abrasion - Part 2: Mechanisms

This paper is the second of two companion papers about the design of subsea cables/umbilicals for...

Geometric design of the limaçon-to-circular fluid processing machine

A limaçon machine is a rotary positive displacement device, in which the housing and rotor are...

Guidelines for safe cable crossing over a pipeline

High voltage submarine cables are increasingly being installed in existing and new offshore oil...

Information and computational modeling for sustainability evaluation and improvement of manufacturing processes

A computer-aided unit process sustainable modelling for manufacturing processes: case for extrusion process

Sustainable manufacturing assessment is meant to ensure that products are manufactured such that...

Geometric design of the limaçon machines

Improving torque performance in reciprocating compressors via asymmetric stroke characteristics

Reciprocating compressors enjoy a considerable popularity in industry due to their ability to...

Introduction - Positive Displacement Machines: Modern Design Innovations and Tools

Positive Displacement Machines: Modern Design Innovations and Tools explains the design and...

Parameters optimization for sustainable machining by using taguchi method

Sustainability has crucial importance in the field of machining processes where great amount of...

Pipeline slug flow dynamic load characterization

Flow of gas in pipelines is subject to thermodynamic conditions which produces twophase bulks...

Positive Displacement Machines: Modern Design Innovations and Tools

Positive Displacement Machines: Modern Design Innovations and Tools explains the design and...

Sustainable Manufacturing Modelling: A Case for Milling Process

n manufacturing industries, metal machining is very important process due to the competitiveness....

When is a subsea anchor required for a short pipeline/SCR system?

Connection of floating production vessels to subsea pipelines requires careful consideration of...

A Computer-Aided Sustainable Modelling and Optimization Analysis of CNC Milling and Turning Processes

The sustainability of a manufacturing process can be measured by three main factors which impact...

Characterization of limacon gas expanders with consideration to the dynamics of apex seals and inlet control valve

Limacon machine, of which the relative motion between the rotor and housing follows the limacon...

Modelling and Evaluation of KPIs for the Assessment of Sustainable Manufacturing: An Extrusion process case study

Manufacturing industries today are focusing on controlling negative environmental impacts,...

On the apex seal analysis of limacon positive displacement machines

Rotary machines, and limaçon machines in particular, offer a better power to weight ratio...

Pipeline walking and anchoring considerations in the presence of riser motion and inclined seabed

Steel Catenary Risers (SCRs), are increasingly becoming an attractive option for many deepwater...

Apex seal vibration analysis of limaçon positive displacement machines

Rotary machines, and limaçon machines in particular, offer a better power to weight ratio...

  • Conference Proceedings

Design and installation of subsea cable, pipeline and umbilical crossing interfaces

Deterioration of subsea cable, pipeline and umbilical crossings often occur due to relative...

Framework for Sustainability Performance Assessment for Manufacturing Processes- A Review

Manufacturing industries are facing tough competition due to increasing raw material cost and...

Compression limit state of HVAC submarine cables

An industry accepted standard does not currently exist for determination of compression limits in...

Design of limaçon gas expanders

Limaçon is a simple and yet reliable technology, which can be employed to manufacture gas...

Improving Process Efficiency by Waste Heat Recuperation: An Application of the Limaçon Technology

  • Book Chapters

A hybrid wrapper-filter approach to detect the source(s) of out-of-control signals in multivariate manufacturing process

With modern data-acquisition equipment and on-line computers used during production, it is now...

Evaluation of Slug Flow-Induced Flexural Loading in Pipelines Using a Surrogate Model

A surrogate model for evaluation of maximum normalized dynamic load factor in moving load model for pipeline spanning due to slug flow

Calibration of an articulated CMM using stochastic approximations

A coordinate measuring machine (CMM) is meant to digitise the spatial locations of points and...

Characterization of dynamic slug flow induced loads in pipelines

Optimum design of limacon gas expanders based on thermodynamic performance

Positive displacement expanders are acquiring popularity due to the current push to harvest...

Characterisation of slug flow conditions in pipelines for fatigue analysis

Improving reciprocating compressor performance using a hybrid two-level optimisation approach

Purpose - This paper seeks to describe a design approach which can be used to manufacture...

On the kinematics and synthesis of a geared five-bar slider-crank mechanism

The geared five-bar mechanism possesses kinematic abilities that qualify its utility in various...

Optimization of a quarter-car suspension model coupled with the driver biomechanical effects

In this paper a Human-Vehicle-Road (HVR) model, comprising a quarter-car and a biomechanical...

Optimization of improved suspension system with inerter device of the quarter-car model in vibration analysis

In this paper, we analyze an improved suspension system with the incorporated inerter device of...

Optimum Positioning of Ports in the Limacon Gas Expanders

Positive displacement expanders are quickly gaining popularity in the fields of micropower...

Simplifying the solution of linear equations for engineering students using vector techniques

A procedure is proposed for the solution of a set of n linear equations in n unknowns. The...

Vibration analysis: optimization of parameters of the two mass model based on Kelvin elements

In this paper we consider the problem of finding optimal parameters of the two mass model that...

Analytical Kinematics framework for the control of a parallel manipulator: A generalized kinematics framework for parallel manipulators

Forward and inverse kinematics operations are important in the operational space control of...

  • Conference Proceedings

A Novel In-Vehicle Real-Time Brake Monitoring System

The design of vehicle brake systems involves optimizing a large number of competing parameters....

Introducing differential kinematics to mechanical engineering students

A Geometric Design Model for the Circolimacon Positive Displacement Machine

A circolimaçon positive displacement machine is driven by a limaçon mechanism, but the profiles...

Inverse geometric design for a class of rotary positive displacement machines

Model-free Subspace Based Dynamic Control of Mechanical Manipulators

  • Book Chapters

A surrogate model for interference prevention in the limacon-to-limacon machines

Purpose - This paper aims to replace the complicated iterative procedure used to prevent...

Feasibility of subspace identification for bipeds: An innovative approach for kino-dynamic systems

Different approaches have been briefly overviewed which have been used in stability of biped...

  • Conference Proceedings

Inverse position procedure for manipulators with rotary joints

  • Book Chapters

Position sensing of industrial robots - A survey

This study offers a comprehensive coverage for many methods, systems and applications employed...

Profiling rotors for limacon-to-limacon compression-expansion machines

Limaçon-to-limaçon compression-expansion machines have housings and rotors whose profiles are...

The limacon of Pascal: Mechanical generation and utilization for fluid processing

The limaçon of Pascal is a plane curve that possesses some characteristics which qualify it for...

A numerical solution for determinantal polynomials with application to robot kinematics

  • Conference Proceedings

Kinematic modelling of a new gear: Coupled mechanism

  • Conference Proceedings

Simplified theodolite calibration for robot metrology

Theodolites represent a well-established three-dimensional-point-measuring technology. However,...

A ?-model solution for the inverse position problem of calibrated robots using virtual elementary motions

A technique for the independent-axis calibration of robot manipulators with experimental verification

User-controlled kinematic modeling