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Dr Habib Alehossein

Dr Habib Alehossein
Name Habib Alehossein
Position Senior Lecturer (Mining Engineering)
Section School of Civil Engineering and Surveying
Office Z404
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1390
Extension 1390
Qualifications MEngSc Sydney , PhD Sydney
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PhD & MEngSc (Civil, Mining Geotechnical Eng.) University of Sydney; BSc (Civil Eng.) University of Shiraz. GHD Consultants (1988-1992); CSIRO (1992-2014); UQ (1995-2012), USQ (2014-Present) with more than thirty years of practical experience in most areas of civil and mining engineering construction, design, consulting, research and education including Geomechanics (soil, rock & concrete mechanics); Rock cutting, drilling, blasting, fragmentation & comminution; Mechanics of materials (geometallurgy, cutting materials (TSDC, WC), solid, fluid, slurry, composite, backfills (concrete, grout & shotcrete)); Fracture & damage mechanics; Foundation and structural engineering; Civil engineering design & construction; Mathematical modeling of engineering problems & Computational and numerical methods (FEM, BEM, FDM, DEM); Experimental design.

Research interests
Mining, Civil, Geotechnical Engineering, Analytical and Computational Engineering; Rock mechanics, drilling and cutting

Professional memberships
Fellow of Engineers Australia; RPEQ Professional Engineer; Civil eng construction/building/management licencee

Industry affiliations
Member/Rep of Australian Society of Geomechanics for Road Culverts

USQ Research affiliations

  • Centre for Future Materials (CFM)
  • Computational Engineering and Science Research Centre (CESRC)

Currently teaching courses/programs
All Mining Engineering Courses: MIN2001, MIN2002, MIN2003 and MIN2901
Civil Engineering: CIV1501, CIV2403, CIV2901
Mechanical Engineering: MEC2402,
Engineering: ENG3401, ENG4110; ENG1003/4

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
25 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
15 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Program Coordinator; Associate Mining Engineering

Research most recent
Stress analysis of longwall top coal caving - International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences 47 (1), 30-41
Numerical analysis of Rayleigh–Plesset equation for cavitating water jets - International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 72 (7), 780-807
A development in rock cutting technology - International journal of rock mechanics and mining sciences 37 (1-2), 297-305

Research most notable
Stress analysis of longwall top coal caving - International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences 47 (1), 30-41

Publications in ePrints

Peng, Kewen and Tian, Shouceng and Li, Gensheng and Alehossein, Habib (2018) Mapping cavitation impact field in a submerged cavitating jet. Wear, 396–397. pp. 22-33. ISSN 0043-1648

Qin, Zongyi and Alehossein, Habib (2016) Heat transfer during cavitation bubble collapse. Applied Thermal Engineering, 105. pp. 1067-1075. ISSN 1359-4311

Serati, Mehdi and Alehossein, Habib and Erarslan, Nazife (2016) The Brazilian disc test under a non-uniform contact pressure along its thickness. Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering, 49 (4). pp. 1573-1577. ISSN 0723-2632

Serati, Mehdi and Alehossein, Habib and Williams, David J. (2016) Theoretical treatment of disc cutters subjected to general cutting forces. Journal of Engineering Mathematics, 100 (1). pp. 1-25. ISSN 0022-0833

Serati, Mehdi and Alehossein, Habib and Williams, David J. (2015) Estimating the tensile strength of superhard brittle materials using truncated spheroidal specimens. Journal of the Mechanics and Physics of Solids, 78. pp. 123-140. ISSN 0022-5096

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