Prof.Dr.Erkan Dokumaci

erkan.dokumaci@deu.edu.tr
 

Has broad knowledge and interests in vibrations and acoustics; specialization in flow-duct acoustics and finite and boundary element methods in vibration and acoustics. Member of the Advisory Board of the  Journal of Sound and Vibration.  Author of software ADEM, CS and MAKDiN .

 

Education 

B.Sc (Mech.Eng), 1965 University of London, England

Ph.D(Mech.Eng), 1969 University of Surrey (on development of the finite element method for coupled vibration problems of structures) 

Positions

1983-2008, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey 

1988-1997; 2002-2004, Head of Mechanical Engineering Department, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey.

1974-1988, Lecturer, Associate Professor, Ege University; Head of Mechanical Engineering Department, Buca School of Engineering, Turkey.

1973-1974, Akkent Meyva Suyu Fab (now Konfrut Gida San), Denizli, Turkey

1972-1973, Turkish Land Forces Headquarters, Technical Department, Ankara, Turkey

1969-1972, Steel Pipe Extrusion Plant, MKEK, Turkey 

 

Current Research

Acoustic modeling, computation, measurement, testing and design of intake and exhaust mufflers, silencers and flow duct networks

 

Visiting Positions

Visiting Associate Professor, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indianapolis, USA (1985-1986).

Visiting Professor, School of Engineering of the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Republic of South Africa (1990, 4 months).

Visiting Professor, ISVR, Southampton University, UK (1994, 1 month).

Visiting Professor, LAUM, Le mans, France (1996, 1 month)

Visiting Professor, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indianapolis, USA (1997).

Visiting Professor, Purdue School of Engineering and Technology at Indianapolis, USA (2005).

 

International co-operation

CSNR/TUBITAK project on duct acoustics ( with J.Kergomard, 1998)

AGARD mission on aerodynamic and combustion noise (with P.E.Doak, (1997)

British Council project on exhaust noise modeling (with P.O.A.L.Davies, 1994)                 

AGARD mission on engine exhaust noise (with G.M.Lilley, 1993)

NATO/TOKTEN program on computational fluid dynamics (with H.Akay, 1989)

NATO/TOKTEN program on computational acoustics (with A.Akay, 1988)

NATO/TOKTEN program on robotics (with O.Yurtseven, 1987)

NATO/TOKTEN program on computational acoustics (with A.Akay, 1984)

 

Teaching interests

Mechanical Design, Dynamics of Machinery, Mechanical Vibrations, Engineering Acoustics

 

Book

Makine Dinamigi (Dynamics of Machinery), Nobel Akademik Yayincilik, Ankara, Turkey, 2012.

 

Curriculum and laboratory development

Sound and vibration laboratory; English-aided ME curriculum; Self-study report.

 
 

Recent publications

J.Sound and Vib. 440 (2019) 231-238. A simple approach for evaluation of cut-on condition of higher order modes in inhomogeneous uniform waveguides

J.Sound and Vib. 419 (2018) 1-17. A quasi-one-dimensional theory of sound propagation in lined ducts with mean flow

J.Sound and Vib. 400 (2017) 248-252. Comment on ‘’the one-dimensional acoustic field  with arbitrary mean axial temperature gradient and mean flow”

J.Sound and Vib. 397 (2017) 31-50. The fuzzy two-load method for measurement of ducted one-port source characteristics

J.Sound and Vib. 363 (2016) 560-570.  On the effect of viscosity and thermal conductivity on sound power transmitted in circular ducts

J.Sound and Vib. 333 (2014) 5583-5599. On the effect of viscosity and thermal conductivity on sound propagation in ducts: A re-visit to the classical theory...