Raouf Ibrahim

Raouf Ibrahim

Professor Emeritus, Mechanical Engineering

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Raouf Ibrahim


Ph.D. University of Edinbugh, 1974

Research Interests

  • Nonlinear vibration and dynamics
  • Nonlinear modal interaction under deterministic and random and excitations
  • Friction induced vibration in disc brakes and sliding surfaces
  • Friction-based isolation
  • Stochastic Flutter of Aeroelastic Structures¬†

Research Projects

  • Stochastic dynamics and reliability of nonlinar ocean structures (ONR)
  • Interrelation between multibody dynamics and nonlinear vibration theory (Battle/ARO)
  • Nonlinear liquid sloshing dynamics and impact (NSF)
  • Friction-induced vibration in rotating machinery (NSF)
  • Cable dynamics in air and flowing fluid (ONR)
  • Noise-Induced transition (NSF)