Dr. Mohammad Riahi, Prof.

Prognosis & Diagnosis of Machinery Failure
Mathematical Modeling of Wear in Bearings
Maintenance Engineering-Advanced Methods

E-mail: riahi[AT]iust.ac.ir
Phone: 98-21-77240540 Ex: 2926
Fax: 98-21-77240488
Zip Code: 16846-13114
School of Mechanical Engineering, Iran University of Science & Technology, Narmak, Tehran, Iran
Virtual lab
Research laboratory


PhD: School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Iowa, USA 1991
MSc: School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois, USA 1986
BSc: School of Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois, USA 1981

Research of Interest

Maintenance Engineering & Nondestructive Testing
Advanced Manufacturing Systems
Machinery & Materials Performance Prediction
Prognosis & Diagnosis of Machinery Failure
Mathematical Modeling of Wear in Bearings
Maintenance Engineering-Advanced Methods

Courses Taught

  Course Course Plan
Graduate Advanced Nondestructive Testing
Graduate  Manufacturing&Quality Planning&Control
Graduate Tribology
Graduate Measurement Errors
Undergraduate Industrial Metals
Undergraduate Manufacturing Processes
Undergraduate Nondestructive Testing
Undergraduate Statics
Undergraduate Strength of Materials


Shakoori, M. “Mechanical and Maintenance Applications of Nanotechnology- A case in Prognosis of Revolving Machinery Performance”, (Ph.d.), expected date of graduation, 2008

Afshar E-Mauny,Mohammad. Mathematical Simulation of Wear In Bearings”, (M.Sc.), Expected Date of Graduation, august 2007

Tavangar, G. Hussayn, “Land MIne Detection by Utilization of Nonconventional NDT Methods”, Work in Progress, Expected Date of Graduation, 2008

Ghasemi, Hameed, “Failure Analysis of A Centrifugal Pump by Investigating Mechanical Seal Performance via FEM”, (M.Sc.), August, 2007

Rudbarry, Mohammad. Failure Analysis of Heavy Duty Diesel Engines via Measurement of Silicon intake of the Feeding System, (M.Sc.), August, 2007

Haghparast, Ali, Simulation of underwater explosive forming of Dome Shaped Sheets and Investigating the Effects of Stand-off Distance, (M.Sc.), May, 2007

Bayklar, Mohammad Yousef, “Diagnosis of Natural Gas Leakage of Urban Pipelines via Utilization of Ultrasonic Array Method”, (M.Sc.) April, 2006

Abdy, M. “Design and Implementation of Acoustic EmissionTesting method Technology for Residual Stress Measurement in Steel Parts”, (M. Sc), December, 2005.

Shamekh, H. “Utilization of Acoustic Emission Method for the Inspection of Above Surface Storage Tanks (AST)”, (M. Sc), November, 2005.

Afsharimauny, M. “Mathematical Modelling of Wear in Metallic Bearings- A Case in Rotating AC Pumps”, (M. Sc), October, 2005.

Khosrowzadeh, B. “Corrosion Prognosis of Steel Pipes via Acoustic Emission Measurements”, (M. Sc), September, 2005.

Tarbareh, E. “Designing and Manufacturing of Intelligent Data Collectors of Maintenance Information for Heavy Equipments and Machinery”, (M. Sc), August, 2005.

Rudbarry, M. “Study and Measurement of Effect Analysis of present Silicon in the Filtering System of Off-Road Machinery’s Internal Combustion Engines”, (M Sc), July, 2005.

Haghparast, A. “Simulation of Explosion Forming of Metallic Parts”, (M. Sc), June, 2005.

Meemary, M. “Infrared Thermographic Investigation of the Generated Heat in the Process of Lathing and Determination of Maximum Effective Heat”, (M. Sc), March, 2005.

Gharravy, K.D. “Simulation of Dynamic Response Induced by Two Rotors Coupled in Unparallel Axis”, (M. Sc), January, 2005.

Abolhasani, R. “Utilization of Nondestructive Testing Methods for In-Situ Applications of Heavy Pressured Vessels While in Operation”, (M. Sc), December, 2004.

Zarrabian, A.R. “Development of an Integrated Software System for the Design of Hollow Extrusion Dies of Single Pocket Sections”, (M. Sc), December, 2003.

Barooj, B. “Design and Implementation of Mechanized Preventive Maintenance System Software”, (M. Sc), November, 2002.

Alimardany, M. A. “Design and Implementation of Preventive Maintenance System for Optimization of Off-Road Machinery and Equipments Performance”, (M. Sc), April, 2002.

Kareemdadashy, M. “Design and Manufacturing of a Portable Domestic CO Detector”, (M. Sc), April, 2002.

Hameedy, A. “Design and Manufacturing of a Hydraulically Activated Testing Device”, (M. Sc), February, 2002.

Hussaynpour, H. “Design and Manufacturing of High Performance Propellers”, (M. Sc), January, 2002.

Mesgary, H. “Design and Manufacturing of Hydraulic Copier on Lathe Machines”, (M. Sc), May, 2001.

Ansarifard, M. “Life Prediction of Ball Bearings under Operating Conditions”, (M. Sc), January, 2002.

Alipour, R. “An Investigation into Pitting Corrosion of Steel Pipes and Presenting a Predictive Mathematical Model”, (M. Sc), December, 2001.

Sharafy, M. “Diagnosis and Identification of Mechanical Failures in a Civilian Helicopter”, (M. Sc), June, 2001

Khateeb, A. “Failure Analysis of Knuckle in Suspension System of a Passenger Car”, (M. Sc), March, 2001.

Charehkhawh, S. “Design Optimization and Manufacturing of Flywheel Gears for a Passenger Car”, (M. Sc), March, 2000.

Taymoury, S. “Optimization of Evaporative Foam Casting Process”, (M. Sc), March, 2000

Eslaminejad, P. “Design and Manufacturing of Separators in Centrifugal Food Processors”, (M. Sc), June, 1999.

Dehghany, M. “Design and Test of ABS/ASR System for Minitrucks”, (M. Sc), April, 1999.

Aslanimanesh, M. “Simulation of Reliability Growth in Cracked Specimens Under Fatigue Loading: (M. Sc), April, 1998.

Habiby, H. “Comparison Studies of Commuter Jetliners from Maintenance Stand Point”, (M. Sc), February, 1997.

Solaymauny, G. “Design, Manufacturing and Test of a 10 KW Wind Turbine”, (M. Sc), January, 1996.

Anousheeravany, M. “Optimization and Formulation of Nondestructive Testing Methods for Passenger Jetliners”, (M. Sc), August, 1996.

Mashhady, G. “Design and Manufacturing of Clay Pipe Production Machinery”, (M. Sc), September, 1995