Research Activities

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  1. Solid Mechanics.
  2. FEM Simulations.
  3. Engineering Dynamics.
  4. Robot Kinematics.
  5. Advanced Manufacturing Techniques.
  6. Design and Analysis of Small Satellites.

ARTICLES IN REFEREED JOURNALS AND CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS:

  1. M.X. Fernandes, J. Sheikh-Ahmad, F. Ozturk, and F. Jarrar, “Effect of Cold Air-Jet Cooling on Weld Quality in Friction Stir Welding of AA2024-T351”, Research & Development in Material Science, vol. 16(3), 2022.
  2. A.I. Shumeiko, F.S. Jarrar, S.S. Swei, “Advanced wave plasma thruster with multiple thrust vectoring capability,” AIAA SCITECH 2022 Forum, 2022.
  3. N.F. Al Zoubi, F. Tarlochan, H. Mehboob, F. Jarrar, “Design of Titanium Alloy Femoral Stem Cellular Structure for Stress Shielding and Stem Stability: Computational Analysis,”  Applied Sciences, vol. 12,  pp.1548, 2022.
  4. T. Li, F. Jarrar, R. Abu Al-Rub, W. Cantwell, “Additive manufactured semi-plate lattice materials with high stiffness, strength and toughness,” International Journal of Solids and Structures, vol. 230–231, 111153, 2021.
  5. A. Almazrouei, A. Khan; A. Almesmari, (…), F. Jarrar, (…), “A Complete Mission Concept Design and Analysis of the Student-Led CubeSat Project: Light-1”, Aerospace, vol. 8, pp. 247, 2021.
  6. A. Alhammadi, F. Jarrar, M. Al-Shaibah, A. Almesmari, T. Vu, A. Tsoupos, P. Marpu, “Effect of Finite Element Model Details in Structural Analysis of CubeSats,” CEAS Space Journal, vol. 13(2), 231-246, 2021.
  7. A. Almesmari, F. Jarrar, F. Almaskari, P. Marpu, N. AbdulShukoor, J. Govindan, “Validation and Verification of a Nanosatellite Passive Isolator for Pyroshock Attenuation,” CEAS Space Journal, vol. 13(1), 133-143, 2021.
  8. J. Dong, F. Ozturk, A. Nieto, T. Guo, F. Jarrar, J.Y. Sheikh-Ahmad, “Analysis of Process Parameters for Different Material Pairs of Mechanically Lined CRA Pipes Manufactured by Thermal-Hydraulic Expansion Process”, Tehnički vjesnik, vol. 28(5), pp. 1442-1447, 2021.
  9. Y. Alqassab, A. Alharam, F. Jarrar, “High Accuracy Attitude Estimation for CubeSat Using FPGA Implementation with Low Execution Time”, Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress (IAC), 2021, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  10. A.I. Shumeiko, F.S. Jarrar, S.S.M. Swei, “Development of Novel Electrodeless Plasma Thruster with Multiple Thrust Vectoring Capability”, Proceedings of the International Astronautical Congress (IAC), 2021, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  11. A. Almesmari, F. Jarrar, F. Almaskari, P. Marpu, N. AbdulShukoor, J. Govindan, “Development of a Metal-to-metal Mid-field Shock Test Procedure for Nanosatellites,IEEE Journal of Miniaturization for Air and Space Systems, vol.1(2), 103-110, 2020.
  12. A. Alhammadi, F. Jarrar, P. Marpu, “Manufacturing, Analysis and Testing of an Additively Manufactured Nanosatellite Structure,” Proceedings of the Advances in Science and Engineering Technology International Conferences (ASET), 2020, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  13. M. Al-Shaibah, A. Alhammadi, A. Almesmari, F. Jarrar, P. Marpu, “Finite Element Analysis and Vibration Testing of MYSAT-2 CubeSat”, Proceedings of the 71st International Astronautical Congress (IAC), October 2020.
  14. A. Alharam, P. Marpu, F. Jarrar, (…), M.T. Ansari, A. Alhammadi, “MYSAT-2: A 2U CubeSat for Evaluating Novel Attitude Control Algorithms”, Proceedings of the 71st International Astronautical Congress (IAC), October 2020.
  15. A. Alharam, P. Marpu, F. Jarrar, (…), L. Alkindi, H. Al Blooshi, “3U CubeSat for Monitoring Terrestrial Gamma-ray Flashes: Bus Design and Concept of Operations”, Proceedings of the 71st International Astronautical Congress (IAC), October 2020.
  16. G. Dai, F. Jarrar, F. Ozturk, J. Sheikh-Ahmad, Z. Li, “An Accurate Constitutive Model for AZ31B Magnesium Alloy during Superplastic Forming,” Metals, vol. 9 (12), 1273, 2019.
  17. F. Jarrar, “Deformation Stability in Superplastic Forming at the Sheet-die Interface,” Procedia Manufacturing, vol. 37, pp. 159-166, 2019.
  18. A. Alhammadi, M. Al-Shaibah, A. Almesmari, T. Vu, A. Tsoupos, F. Jarrar, P. Marpu, “Quasi-Static and Dynamic Response of a 1U Nano-Satellite during Launching,” Proceedings of the 8th European Conference For Aeronautics and Space Sciences (EUCASS), July 1-4, 2019, Madrid, Spain.
  19. J.Y. Sheikh-Ahmad, D.S. Ali, S. Deveci, F. Almaskari, F. Jarrar, “Friction Stir Welding of High Density Polyethylene–Carbon Black Composite,” Journal of Materials Processing Technology, vol. 264, pp. 402-413, 2019.
  20. F. Jarrar, D. Sorgente, S. Aksenov, and F. Enikeev, “On the challenges and prospects of the superplastic forming process,” Materials Science Forum, vol. 941, pp. 2343-2348, 2018.
  21. J. Sheikh-Ahmad, D. Ali, F. Jarrar, S. Deveci, “A study of friction stir welding of high density polyethylene,” Proceedings of the ASME 2018 13th International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC2018), June 18-22, 2018, College Station, TX, USA.
  22. G. Dai, F. Jarrar, F. Ozturk, J. Sheikh-Ahmad, “On the effect of the complexity of the constitutive model in simulating superplastic forming,” Defect and Diffusion Forum, vol. 385, pp. 379-384, 2018.
  23. M. Farman, M. Al-Shaibah, Z. Aoraiath, and F. Jarrar, “Design of a three degrees of freedom robotic arm,” International Journal of Computer Applications, vol. 179(37), pp. 12-17, 2018.
  24. Z. Hou, J. Sheikh-Ahmad, F. Jarrar, and F. Ozturk, “Residual stresses in dissimilar friction stir welding of AA2024 and AZ31: experimental and numerical study,” Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, vol. 140 (5), pp. 051015-1 – 051015-10, 2018.
  25. J. Dong, F. Ozturk, F. Jarrar, and J. Y. Sheikh-Ahmad “Numerical post-buckling analysis of mechanically lined CRA pipes,” Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, vol. 140, pp. 014502-1 – 014502-4, 2018.
  26. K. Li, F. Jarrar, J. Sheikh-Ahmad, and F. Ozturk, “Using coupled Eulerian Lagrangian formulation for accurate modeling of the friction stir welding process,” Procedia Engineering, vol. 207, pp. 574-579, 2017.
  27. Z. Li, G. Dai, J. Shi, F. Jarrar, F. Ozturk, and J. Sheikh-Ahmad, “Using the particle swarm optimization method for the constitutive modeling of AZ31B,” Material Science and Engineering Technology, vol. 48 (10), pp. 993-997, 2017.
  28. T. Guo, F. Ozturk, F. Jarrar, J. Y. Sheikh-Ahmad, “Analysis of contact pressure of mechanically lined corrosion resistant alloy pipe by hydraulic expansion process,” Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, vol. 139 (2), pp. 021212, 2017.
  29. N. Juneidi, R. Asha, F. Jarrar, and F. Ozturk, “Design for manufacturing of an aluminum superplastic AA5083 alloy plate-fin heat exchanger,” Journal of Materials Science Research, vol. 5 (2), pp. 115-121, 2016.
  30. F. Jarrar, R. Jafar, O. Tulupova, F. Enikeev, and N. Al-Huniti‏, “Constitutive modeling for the simulation of the superplastic forming of AA5083,” Materials Science Forum, vol. 838, pp. 512-517, 2016.
  31. J. Sheikh-Ahmad, F. Ozturk, F. Jarrar, and Z. Evis, “Thermal history and microstructure during friction stir welding of Al–Mg Alloy,” The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, vol. 86, pp. 1-11, 2016.
  32. R. Jafar, F. Jarrar, and N. Al-Huniti, “Two-stage approach for improving the thickness distribution in superplastic forming,” Journal of Materials Science Research, vol. 4 (1), pp. 12-27, 2015.
  33. I. Kacar, F. Ozturk, and F. Jarrar, “Defects and remedies in stamping of advanced high strength steels,” Journal of Modern Mechanical Engineering and Technology, vol. 1 (2), pp. 68-74, 2014.
  34. F. Jarrar, “Designing gas pressure profiles for AA5083 superplastic forming,” Procedia Engineering, vol. 81 (C), pp. 1084-1089, 2014.
  35. F. Jarrar, M. Liewald, P. Schmid, and A. Fortanier, “Superplastic forming of triangular channels with sharp radii,” Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, vol. 23 (4), pp. 1313-1320, 2014.
  36. I. Kacar, F. Ozturk, and F. Jarrar, “Defects and remedies in advanced high strength steels stamping, ” in The 16th International Conference on Machine Design and Production, Izmir, Turkey, 2014, pp. 647-661.
  37. F. S. Jarrar and M. A. Nazzal, “Inclination angle effect on the thickness distribution in a superplastic formed long rectangular pan,” Materials Science Forum, vol. 735, pp. 155-161, 2013.
  38. F. S. Jarrar, L. G. Hector, Jr., M. K. Khraisheh, and K. Deshpande, “Gas pressure profile prediction from variable strain rate deformation paths in AA5083 bulge forming,” Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, vol. 21(11), pp. 2263-2273, 2012.
  39. M. I. Albakri, F. S. Jarrar, and M. K. Khraisheh, “Effects of interfacial friction distribution on the superplastic forming of AA5083,” Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology, vol. 133, pp. 031008-031014, 2011.
  40. M. A. Nazzal, F. K. Abu Farha, and F. Jarrar, “The effects of hydrostatic pressure on superplastic deformation stability in the presence of cavitation,” in International Conference on Technology of Plasticity (ICTP 2011), Germany, Aachen, 2011.
  41. F. S. Jarrar, L. G. Hector, Jr., M. K. Khraisheh, and A. F. Bower, “New approach to gas pressure profile prediction for high temperature AA5083 sheet forming,” Journal of Materials Processing Technology, vol. 210, pp. 825-834, 2010.
  42. F. S. Jarrar, F. K. Abu-Farha, L. G. Hector, Jr., and M. K. Khraisheh, “Simulation of high temperature AA5083 bulge forming with a hardening/softening material model,” Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, vol. 18(7), pp. 863-870, 2009.
  43. F. S. Jarrar and M. N. Hamdan, “Nonlinear vibrations and buckling of a flexible rotating beam: a prescribed torque approach,” Mechanism and Machine Theory, vol. 42(8), pp. 919-939, 2007.
  44. F. S. Jarrar and N. S. Al-Huniti, “Buckling behavior of laminated metal-matrix composite plates with cutouts,” in The 6th Jordanian International Mechanical Engineering Conference (JIMEC’6), Amman, Jordan, 2007.

SEMINARS AND CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

  1. F. Jarrar, “Light-1 CubeSat: An Example of a Student-led Project and International Collaboration,” in The Asia-Pacific Regional Space Agency Forum (APRSAF 2021), Online, December 1, 2021.
  2. F. Jarrar, “Deformation Stability in Superplastic Forming at the Sheet-die Interface,” in The 9th International Conference on Physical and Numerical Simulation on Materials Processing (ICPNS 2019), Moscow, Russia, October 10-14, 2019. [Invited Speaker]
  3. G. Dai, F. Jarrar, F. Ozturk, J. Sheikh-Ahmad, “On the effect of the complexity of the constitutive model in simulating superplastic forming,” in The 13th International Conference on Superplasticity in Advanced Materials (ICSAM 2018), St. Petersburg, Russia, August 19-22, 2018.
  4. F. Jarrar, D. Sorgente, S. Aksenov, and F. Enikeev, “On the challenges and prospects of the superplastic forming process,” in The International Conference on Processing & Manufacturing of Advanced Materials (THERMEC 2018), Paris, France, July 9-13, 2018. [Invited Speaker]
  5. K. Li, F. Jarrar, J. Sheikh-Ahmad, and F. Ozturk, “Using coupled Eulerian Lagrangian formulation for accurate modeling of the friction stir welding process,” in The 12th International Conference on Technology of Plasticity (ICTP 2017), University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, 2017.
  6. F. Jarrar, “Numerical simulation of the superplastic forming of lightweight sheet components,” in The First UAE SIMULIA User Meeting Conference, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2017.
  7. Z. Li, G. Dai, J. Shi, F. Jarrar, F. Ozturk, and J. Sheikh-Ahmad, “Using the particle swarm optimization method for the constitutive modelling of AZ31B,” in The 11th European Conference on Superplastic Forming (EuroSPF 2016), Toulouse, France, 2016.
  8. F. Jarrar, R. Jafar, O. Tulupova, F. Enikeev, and N. Al-Huniti‏, “Constitutive modeling for the simulation of the superplastic forming of AA5083,”in The 12th International Conference on Superplasticity in Advanced Materials (ICSAM 2015), Tokyo, Japan, 2015.
  9. N. Juneidi, R. Asha, F. Jarrar, and F. Ozturk, “Design of a compact heat exchanger for superplastic forming,” in The Advances in Materials & Processing Technology Conference (AMPT 2014), Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 2014.
  10. F. Jarrar, “Designing gas pressure profiles for AA5083 superplastic forming,” in The 11th International Conference on Technology of Plasticity (ICTP 2014), Nagoya, Japan, 2014.
  11. F. Jarrar, “Future trends in engineering design,” in ‎The Jordanian Astronomical Society (JAS) Cultural Forum, Amman, Jordan, 2013.
  12. F.  S. Jarrar and M. A. Nazzal, “Inclination angle effect on the thickness distribution in a superplastic formed long rectangular pan,” in The 12th International Conference on Superplasticity in Advanced Materials (ICSAM 2012), Albi, France, 2012.
  13. F. S. Jarrar, L. G. Hector, Jr., M. K. Khraisheh, and K. Deshpande, “Using a variable strain rate deformation path in AA5083 bulge forming,” in The 10th International Conference on Superplasticity in Advanced Materials (ICSAM 2009), Seattle, WA, USA, 2009.
  14. F. S. Jarrar, L. G. Hector, Jr., M. K. Khraisheh, and A. Bower, “Effect of friction on AA5083 sheet superplastic forming” in The International Conference on Superplasticity in Advanced Materials (ICSAM 2009), Seattle, WA, USA, 2009.