Publications

Books

  1. Problems in Theory of Stability; 2000; St Petersburg University Press; with David R. Merkin, Svetlana M. Bauer, Andrei L. Smirnov
  2. Introduction to the Theory of Stability; 1997; Springer-Verlag, Texts in Applied Mathematics Series; (English translation and editing with Professor Andrei L. Smirnov of Professor David R. Merkin’s Russian textbook)
  3. Proceedings of the Second International Symposium on Structural Control; 1987; Martinus Nijhoff Publishers; Leipholz, H. Ed. (Technical Editor)

 

Refereed Journals

  1. F. Khouli; A.S. Wall; F.F Afagh; R.G. Langlois; 2011; “Experimental Investigation and Numerical Correlation of the Inuence of Representative Ship Motion in Various Sea States on the Aeroelastic Response of a Froude-scaled Maritime Rotor System”; Journal of Ocean Engineering; under review.
  2. Wall, A.S.; Zan, S.J.; Langlois, R.G. and Afagh, F.F.; 2010; “Correlated Turbulance Modelling: An Advancing Fourier Series Method”; Journal of Wind Engineering; under review.
  3. Saxton, C.E;. and Afagh, F.F.; 2010; “Modelling and Dynamic Stability of a Hingeless Active Fibre Composite Blade”; Archive of Applied Mechanics; vol. 80, Issue (8), pp. 843-869;  http://www.springerlink.com/openurl.asp?genre=article&id=doi:10.1007/s00419-009-0344-8.
  4. Khouli, F.; Griffiths, J.; Afagh, F.F. and Langlois, R.G.; 2010; “Actuation of Slender Thin-Wall Anisotropic Open Cross-Section Beams Based on Asymptotically Correct Vlasov Theory”; Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, vol.21, pp. 529-540.
  5. Khouli, F.; Afagh, F.F.; and R.G. Langlois; 2008; “Application of the First Order Generalized – α Method to the Solution of an Intrinsic Geometrically Exact Model of Rotor Blade Systems”; ASME Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, vol. 4, Iss. 1, 12 pages; URL: http://link.aip.org/link/?CND/4/011006
  6. Wall, A.S.;Afagh, F.F.; Langlois, R.G.; and Zan, S.J.; 2008; “Modelling Helicopter Blade Sailing: Dynamic Formulation and Validation”; Journal of Applied Mechanics, vol. 75, 6, pp. 061004-1 to 061004-10; URL
  7. Wall, A. S.; Langlois, R.G. and Afagh, F.F.; 2007; “Modelling Helicopter Blade Sailing: Dynamic Formulation in the Planar Case”; Journal of Applied Mechanics; vol.74, 6, pp 1104-1113.
  8. Rader, A.A.; Afagh, F.F.; Yousefi-Koma, A. and Zimcik, D.G.; 2007; “Optimization of Piezoelectric Actuator Configuration on a Flexible Fin for Vibration Control Using Genetic Algorithms”; Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures; vol. 18, pp 1015 -1033.
  9. Khouli, F.; Langlois, R.G. and Afagh, F.F.;  2007; “ Analysis of Active Closed Cross-Section Slender Beams Based on Asymptotically-Correct Thin-Wall Beam Theory”; Journal of Smart Materials and Structures, vol.16, pp 221-229.
  10. Afagh, F.F.; Nitzsche, F. and Morozova, N.; 2004; “Dynamic Modelling and Stability of Hingeless Helicopter Blades with a Smart Spring”; Royal Aeronautical Society, The Aeronautical Journal, vol. 108, No 1085, pp. 369-378.
  11. Afagh, F.F. and  Lin, B.; 1999; “Simulation of Non-selfadjoint Control of Thin Elastic Plates in the Presence of Conservative In-Plane Forces”; Archive of Applied Mechanics, vol. 69, pp. 1-13.
  12. Afagh, F.F. and  Lin, B.; 1998; “Analysis of Non-selfadjoint Control of Thin Elastic Plates in the Presence of Conservative In-Plane Forces”; Archive of Applied Mechanics, vol. 68, pp. 501-512.
  13. Zhang, J.J.; Tan, C.L. and Afagh, F.F.; 1997; “Treatment of Body-Force Volume Integrals in BEM by Exact Transformation in 2D Anisotropic Elasticity”; International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering, Vol. 40, pp. 89-109.
  14. Zhang, J.J.; Tan, C.L.  and Afagh, F.F; 1996; “A General Exact Transformation of Body-Force Volume Integral in BEM for 2D Anisotropic Elasticity”; Computational Mechanics, Vol. 19(1), No. 6, pp. 1-10.
  15. Zhang, J.J.; Afagh, F.F.  and Tan, C.L.; 1996; “Boundary Integral Transformation of Body-Force Volume Integral in BEM for 2D Anisotropic Elasticity”; Mechanics Research Communications, Vol. 23, No. 2, pp. 227-232.
  16. Afagh, F.F. and Lee, X.L.; 1995; “Vibration of Rods With a Concentrated Mass in the Presence of Non-Conservative Forces”; Archive of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 65, pp. 507-521.
  17. Liu, Q. and Afagh, F.F.; 1994; “Random Response and Energy Dissipation of a Hysteretic System Subjected to White Noise Excitation”; Transactions of Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 18, No. 4, pp. 333-352.
  18. Tan, C.L.; Gao, Y.L. and Afagh, F.F.; 1992; “Boundary Element Analysis of Interface Cracks Between Dissimilar Anisotropic Materials”; International Journal of Solids & Structures, Vol. 29, No. 24, pp. 3201-3220.
  19. Tan, C.L.; Gao, Y.L. and Afagh, F.F.; 1992; “Anisotropic Stress Analysis of Inclusion Problems Using the Boundary Integral Equation Method”; Journal of Strain Analysis for Engineering Design, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 67-76.
  20. Afagh, F.F. and Lee, X.L.; 1991; “On the Dynamic Response of Certain Separable and Non-Selfadjoint Systems”; Archive of Applied Mechanics, Vol. 61, No 6/7, pp. 422-437.
  21. Afagh, F.F. and Leipholz, H.H.E.; 1990; “Dynamic Response of Elastic Rods Subjected to Uniformly Distributed, Tangential Follower Forces”; Ingenious Archive, Vol. 60, pp. 165-175.
  22. Afagh, F.F. and Leipholz, H.H.E.; 1989; “Long-Time Dynamic Response of Linearly Elastic Non-Selfadjoint and Non-Separable Systems Using Green’s Function Approach”; Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 128, No. 3, pp.471-486.

 

Refereed Conference Proceedings

  1. Khouli, F.; Afagh, F.F. and Langlois,R.G.; 2009; “Control and Reduction of the Blade Sailing Phenomenon During Maritime operation of Helicopters Using the Integral Active Twist Concept”,; Proceedings of 8th International Symposium on Marine Engineering, Bexoo, Busan, Korea, 7 pages.
  2. Griffiths, J.; Khouli, F. and Afagh, F.F.; 2009; “Nonlinear Static Analysis of Reducible Thin-Wall Active Open Cross-Section Beams Based on Generalized Vlasov Theory”; Proceedings of 3rd International Conference on Integrity, Reliability and Failure-IRF 2009, Ref. No S0505_P0336; Porto, Portugal; 20 pages.
  3. Khouli, F.; Wall, A.S.; Langlois, R.G. and Afagh, F.F.; 2009; “Investigation of the Aeroelastic response of a Froude-Scaled Rotor System to Representative Ship Motion Using a 6DOF Stewart Motion Platform”; Proceedings of Canadian Aeronautics and Space Institute (CASI) AERO 2009 Conference, Ottawa, Canada, 12 pages.
  4. Wall, A.S.; Khouli,F.; Afagh, F.F.; Langlois, R.G. and Zan, S.J.; 2008; “Modelling Helicopter Blade Sailing: Model Validation Using Experimental Data”; Proceedings of American Helicopter Society (AHS) 64th Annual Forum, Montréal, Québec, Canada; 13 pages.
  5. Khouli, F.; Wall, A.S.;Langlois, R.G. and Afagh, F.F.; 2008; “Investigation of the Feasibility of a Proposed Hybrid Passive and Active Control Strategy of the Transient Aeroelastic Response of Helicopters During Shipboard Engage and Disengage Operation”; Proceedings of American Helicopter Society(AHS) 64th Annual Forum, Montréal, Québec, Canada; 20 pages.
  6. Khouli, F.; Wall, A.S.;Langlois, R.G.;  Afagh F.F., and Zan, S.J.; 2007; “Investigation of the Active-Twist Rotor Response of Various Rotor System Configurations during Shipboard Engagement and Disengagement Operations”; Proceedings of 18th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, Ottawa, Canada; 12 pages.
  7. Wall, A.S.;  Zan, S.J.; Langlois, R.G. and Afagh,F.F.;  2007; “Modelling helicopter blade sailing:  contributions from ship motion and airwake to blade dynamic response,” Proceedings of the CASI AERO 2007 Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 10 pages.
  8. Khouli, F.; Afagh, F.F.; Langlois, R.G.; 2006; “Actuation of Slender Thin-Wall Anisotropic open Cross-section beams based on Asymptotically-Correct Vlasov Theory”; Proceedings of 17th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies, Taipei, Taiwan; pp. 205-212. This paper was awarded the Conference Scholarship Award.
  9. Khouli, F.; Afagh, F.F.; Langlois, R.G.; 2006; “Asymptotically-Correct Structural Modelling of Thin-Walled Anisotropic Closed Cross-Section Rotating Slender Beams”; Proceedings of Advances in Engineering Structures, Mechanics and Construction, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Canada; pp.537-548.
  10. Afagh, F.F. and Shiari, B.; 2005; “Modelling Static and Dynamic Behaviour of Piezoelectric Actuated Beams Using Layer-Wise Theory”; Proceedings of 16th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies-ICAST 2005, Paris, France; pp. 149-157.
  11. Wall, A.S.; Zan, S.J.; Langlois, R.G. and Afagh, F.F.; 2005; “A Numerical Model for Studying Helicopter Blade Sailing in an Unsteady Airwake”; Proceedings of NATO Symposium on Flow-Induced Unsteady Loads and the Impact on Military Applications; Research and Technology Symposium AVT-123/RSY, Budapest, Hungary; pp. 4/1-4/16.
  12. Rader, A.A.; Yousefi-Koma, A.; Afagh, F.F. and Zimick, D.; 2005; “Optimization of Selective Piezoelectric Actuator Activation on a Flexible Fin”; Proceedings of 10th SPIE Annual International Symposium on Smart Structures and Materials, San Diego, USA; pp. 123-131.
  13. Rader, A. A.; Afagh, F.F.; Yousefi-Koma, A. and Zimcik, D.; 2004; “Optimization of Piezoelectric Actuator Configuration on a Flexible Fin using Genetic Algorithms”; Proceedings of 15th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies-ICAST 2004, Bar Harbor, Maine, USA; 15 pages.
  14. Wall, A.S.; Langlois, R.G.; Zan, S.J. and Afagh, F.F.; 2004; “Development of a Planar       Model to Investigate the Effect of Ship Motion and Wind on Non-rotating Helicopter Blade Flapping”; Proceedings of the 3rd CCToMM Symposium on Mechanisms, Machines and Mechatronics, CSME Forum 2004, London, ON, Canada; 9 pages.
  15. Saxton, C.R. and Afagh, F.F.; 2003; “Modelling and Stability Analysis of a Composite Helicopter Blade with Integrated Active Fibres”; Proceedings of 14th International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies-ICAST ’03, Seoul National University, Korea; pp. 312-324.
  16. Afagh, F.F.; Nitzsche, F. and Morozova, N.; 2002; “Aeroelastic Stability of a Helicopter Blade with  a Smart Spring”; Proceedings of 143h International Conference on Adaptive Structures and Technologies-ICAST ‘02; Potsdam/Berlin, Germany; pp. 447-457.
  17. Kamel, A.K.; Tan, C.L. and Afagh, F.F.; 2001; “Boundary Element Stability Analysis of viscoelastic  Plates with Hygothermal Effects”; Advances in Boundary Element Techniques II, Ed. M. Denda, .H. Aliabadi and A. Charafi, Hoggar Press, pp. 447-455; Joint meeting of Boundary Element Techniques and International Association of Boundary Element, Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA.
  18. Bailey, B.; Nitzsche, F. and Afagh, F.F.; 2000; “Modelling Dynamic Equations of Motion of a Composite Hingeless Helicopter Rotor Blade”; Proceedings of 26th European Rotorcraft Forum, The Hague, Netherlands.
  19. Solaiman A; Afagh, F.F, and Nitzsche, F.; 1999; “An Investigation of the Aeroelastic Stability of a Helicopter Blade with a Smart Spring at the Root”; Proceedings of 25th European Rotorcraft Forum, Rome, Italy.
  20. Nitzsche F.; Solaiman A and Afagh, F.F.; 1999; “Smart Blade Effects on the Aeroelastic Characteristics of Helicopter Rotors”; Proceedings of the CEAS Forum on Aeroacoustics of Rotors and Propellers, Rome, Italy;  pp. 58/1-58/11.
  21. F.F. Afagh; 1998 “Stability of Plates Subjected to Monogenic and Polygenic Forces”; Proceedings of the 12th Engineering Mechanics Conference, ASCE, La Jolla, California; pp. 716-719.
  22. Xu, W.; Afagh, F.F.;  Grewal, A.  and Zimcik, D.; 1998; “The effects of Segmented Piezoelectric Actuator Configuration on Aircraft Noise Control Performance”; Proceedings of AIAA 39th Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference and Adaptive Structures Forum, AIAA-98-1978, Long Beach, California, USA; pp.  2257-2264.
  23. Zhang, J.J.; Tan, C.L. and Afagh, F.F.; 1996; “An Argument Redefinition Procedure in the BEM for 2D Anisotropic Elastostatics with Body Forces”; Proceedings of CSME Forum 1996 Engineering in Design, Ed.S.A. Meguid, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada; May 1996. This paper was selected as one of the six finalists in the Student Paper Competition at the CSME Forum, pp. 349-358.

 

Non-Refereed  Conference Proceedings

  1. Rader, A.A.; Yousefi-Koma, A.; Afagh, F.F. and Zimick, D.; 2004; “Genetic Algorithm Least Squares Polynomial Surface Fitting for Optimization of Actuator Placement”; Proceedings of 7th CanSmart  Meeting – International Workshop on Smart Materials and Structures, Montreal, QC, Canada.
  2. Shiari, B. and Afagh, F.F.; 2004; “Inter-laminar Thermal Stress Analysis at Free Edges of Unsymmetric Composite Plates”; 16th Canadian Materials Science Conference, Carleton university, Ottawa, ON, Canada.
  3. Saxton, C.R.  and  Afagh, F.F.; 2003; “Modelling and Design of a Composite Helicopter Rotor Blade with Integrated Active Fibres”; Proceedings of the 6th CanSmart Meeting-International Workshop on Smart Materials and Structures, Montreal, QC, Canada, pp. 363-372.
  4. Afagh, F.F. and  Lin, B.; 1993; “Non-Selfadjoint Control of Thin Elastic Plates in the Presence of Monogenetic Forces”; 30th Annual Technical Meeting of the Society of Engineering Science Symposium on Random Vibration, Vibration Control and Nonlinear Dynamics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA.
  5. Afagh, F.F. and Lin, B.; 1995; “Non-Selfadjoint Control of Thin Elastic Plates”; Proceedings of 15th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics (CANCAM), vol. 2, University of Victoria, BC, Canada.
  6. Afagh, F.F. and Lee, J.X.; 1993; “Vibration Response of Rods with Tip Mass Under Follower Forces”, Proceedings of 14th CANCAM, vol. 1, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.
  7. Seddigh, F. and  Afagh, F.F.; 1991; “Transverse Vibrations of an Elastically Restrained Rod Carrying a Tip Mass”; Proceedings of 13th CANCAM, vol.1, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
  8. Afagh, F.F. and  Li, X.; 1991; “Forced Vibration of Non-Selfadjoint Elastic Systems”; Proceedings of 13th (CANCAM); Vol.1, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
  9. Afagh, F.F.; 1989; “Transient Response of Finite Plates Subjected to Distributed Surface Loads”; Proceedings of 12th CANCAM, vol.1, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

 

Reports for Industry and Other Publications

  1. “Modelling of Helicopter Rotor Blades with Integrated Active Fibres For Vibration Control  And Aeroelastic Analysis”; IB 131-2001/38; Deutsches Zentrum fur Luft-und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR); Report to Institute of Structural Mechanics, Adaptronics, German Aerospace Center, July 2001.
  2. “Helicopter Individual Blade Control Strategies Using Smart Structures Technology”;  PWGSC Contract No. 31184-6-0296/001/ST; Final report to National Research Council of Canada, Institute of Aerospace Research, Structural, Materials and Propulsion Laboratory, Ottawa, Canada; Oct. 1999; (with Solaiman A).
  3. “Helicopter Individual Blade Control Strategies Using Smart Structures Technology”; PWGSC Contract No. 31184-6-0296/001/ST; Reports 1-7  to National Research Council of Canada, Institute of Aerospace Research, Structural, Materials and Propulsion Laboratory, Ottawa, Canada; March 1997- May 1998; (with Solaiman A).
  4. “Active Control of Turbo-Prop Cabin Noise Using Piezoelectric Actuators”; PWGSC Contract No. 31184-6-0728/001/ST; Final report to National Research Council of Canada, Institute of Aerospace Research, Structural, Materials and Propulsion Laboratory, Ottawa, Canada; March 1998; (with W. Xu).
  5. “Active Control of Turbo-Prop Cabin Noise Using Piezoelectric Actuators”; PWGSC Contract No. 31184-6-0728/001/ST; Task reports 1-4  to National Research Council of Canada, Institute of Aerospace Research, Structural, Materials and Propulsion Laboratory, Ottawa, Canada; Feb. 1997- Nov. 1997; (with W. Xu).
  6. “Lakeshore II Greenhouse Design Review”; A report submitted to M.A. Steelcon Engineering Ltd., St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada; 1996.
  7. “Investigation of Load Carrying Capacities of Cold-Formed Corrugated Steel Panels”; prepared for Willis, Cunliffe, Tait/DelCan Consulting Engineers, Victoria, BC, Canada; 1981.
  8. “Proposed Expansion and Modernization of Esquimalt Dry Dock Facilities”; A proposal submitted to Esquimalt Harbour Authority, Esquimalt, BC, Canada; 1981.
  9. “Preliminary Study and Proposal for a Vancouver Island to Main Land Fixed Link”; contribution as a member of an engineering team at Willis, Cunliffe, Tait Consulting Engineers, Victoria, BC, Canada; 1980.
  10. “Highway Maintenance Establishments: Design Documents and Specifications”; submitted to  British Columbia Building Corporation; Victoria, BC, Canada; 1980
  11. “Grey Bottling Plant: Design Documents and Specifications”; prepared for Willis, Cunliffe, Tait  Consulting Engineers, Victoria, BC, Canada; 1980.
  12. “Seismic Risk Assessment and Design Review: Khezer-Shahr Twin Towers”; prepared for LEEV-Perkins Consulting Engineers, Tehran, Iran; 1978.
  13. “Dynamic Load Analysis of Prefabricated Steel Pedestrian Overpasses”; A report submitted to the Programming and Budget Organization, Tehran, Iran; 1978.
  14. “Engineering Feasibility Study on the proposed Khezer-Shahr Entertainment Complex”; prepared for LEEV-Perkins Consulting Engineers, Tehran, Iran; 1977.
  15. “Commissioning and Operation of Silk Manufacturing and Textile Plant in Rasht”; A report submitted to the National Industrial Development Organization, Tehran, Iran; 1976.
  16. “Vibration of Mechanical and Structural Systems”; Iran University of Science and Technology (IUST) Press, Tehran, Iran; 1975.
  17. “Introduction to Mechanics of Solids”; IUST Press, Tehran, Iran; 1974.
  18. “Engineering Mechanics: Statics and Dynamics”; IUST Press, Tehran, Iran; 1973.
  19. “Buckling of a Cylindrical Shell Under the Action of Uniform Axial Pressure”; A Special Report submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of M.Sc. in Structural Engineering; Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA; 1971.