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Professor Mostafa M. Abdalla


Aerospace Structures and Computational Mechanics
Delft University of Technology

Selected Publications:
A. Khani, M. M. Abdalla, and Z. Gürdal, “Circumferential stiffness tailoring of general cross section cylinders for maximum buckling load with strength constraints,” Composite Structures, vol. 94, no. 9, pp. 2851–2860, Sep. 2012.

Syed Abu Bakar, S.N., Abdalla, M.M., Faris, W.F. and Ihsan, S.I. (2012), “Axisymmetric vibration analysis of isotropic circular plate with attached annular piezoceramic plate”, Int. J. Vehicle Noise and Vibration, Vol. 88, No. 4, pp 302-317

A. Khani, S. T. IJsselmuiden, M. M. Abdalla, and Z. Gürdal, “Design of variable stiffness panels for maximum strength using lamination parameters,” Composites Part B: Engineering, vol. 42, no. 3, pp. 546–552, Apr. 2011

A parametric study on supersonic/hypersonic flutter behavior of aerothermoelastic geometrically imperfect curved skin panel, Laith K. Abbas, Xiaoting Rui, P. Marzocca, M. Abdalla, R. De Breuker, Acta Mechanica, pp. 1-17, 2011

Isogeometric design of elastic arches for maximum fundamental frequency, Attila P. Nagy, Mostafa M. Abdalla, Zafer Gürdal, Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 135-149, 2011

A Generic Morphing Wing Analysis and Design Framework, Roeland De Breuker, Mostafa M. Abdalla, Zafer Gürdal, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, vol. 22, no. 10, pp. 1025-1039, 2011

Optimization of Variable-Stiffness Panels for Maximum Buckling Load Using Lamination Parameters, Samuel T. IJsselmuiden, Mostafa M. Abdalla, AIAA Journal, vol. 48, no. 1, pp. 134-143, 2010

Ahmad Alhajahmad, Mostafa M. Abdalla and Zafer Gürdal (Delft University of Technology, 2629 HS Delft, The Netherlands), “Optimal Design of Tow-Placed Fuselage Panels for Maximum Strength with Buckling Considerations”, AIAA Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 47, No., 3, May–June 2010, doi: 10.2514/1.40357

M. M. Abdalla, Z. Gürdal, and G. F. Abdelal. Thermo-mechanical response of variable-stiffness composite panels. Journal of Thermal Stresses, 32:187–208, 2009

Shahriar Setoodeh, Mostafa M. Abdalla, Samuel T. IJsselmuiden and Zafer Gürdal (Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology, Kluyverweg 1, 2629 HS Delft, The Netherlands), “Design of variable-stiffness composite panels for maximum buckling load”, Composite Structures, Vol. 87, No. 1, January 2009, pp. 109-117, doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2008.01.008

Alhajahmad, A., Abdalla, M.M., and Gürdal, Z., “Design Tailoring for Pressure Pillowing Using Tow-Placed Steered Fibers,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 45, No. 2, 2008, pp. 630–640. doi:10.2514/1.32676

Alhajahmad A, Abdalla M M and Gürdal Z. Optimal Design of a Pressurized Fuselage Panel with a Cutout Using Tow-Placed Steered Fibers. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Engineering Optimization. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2008

IJsselmuiden S T, Abdalla M M and Gürdal Z. Implementation of Strength Based Failure Criteria in the Lamination Parameter Design Space. In Proceedings of the 48th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials (SDM) Conference. Honolulu, HI, USA, 2007

S. Setoodeh, M. M. Abdalla, and Z. Gürdal, “Design of variable–stiffness laminates using lamination parameters,” Composites Part B: Engineering, vol. 37, no. 4–5, pp. 301–309, Jun. 2006.

P. Tiso, M.M.Abdalla , E.L. Jansen Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, “Koiter’s Post-Buckling Analysis of General Shell Structures Using the Finite Element Method”, 25th International Congress of the Aeronautical Sciences, ICAS 2006.

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