me Kadda Yahiaoui
Job Title Reader
Faculty Faculty of Science and Engineering
School School of Engineering
Subject(s) Stress Analysis and FEA  simulations
Tel 01902 321664
Email K.Yahiaoui@wlv.ac.uk

Engineering

BSc (1st Class) Mechanical Engineering (1978) from University of Leeds

MSc (with Distinction) Mechanical Engineering (1979) from University of Leeds

PhD Mechanical Engineering (1982) from University of Nottingham

 

1979-1982: Research Assistant (University of Nottingham)

1983: Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (University of Leeds)

1984-1989: Senior Researcher and Head of Research (Algerian Research High Commission, Algiers, Algeria)- Period included one year consultancy work on a project in Argentina

1989-1998: Senior Research Associate (University of Liverpool)

1998-2000: Senior Structural Integrity Engineer (AEA Technology, Risley, UK)

2000-2007: Senior Lecturer (University of Wolverhampton)

2007 to date: Reader (University of Wolverhampton)

 Applied Stress Analysis

 FEA Simulations

 Power Industry Pressure Vessels and Piping Structural Integrity

 Structural Integrity

 Fracture Mechanics

 FEA Modelling of Thermo-mechanical problems

Membership of IMechE (not renewed for a while)

Publications: (Latest publications since 2010)

 1.   Jiang, W. and Yahiaoui, K., Influence of cooling rate on predicted weld residual stress build-up in a thick walled piping intersection, ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Vol. 132, No. 2, April 2010.

 2.   Jiang, W. and Yahiaoui, K., Influence of cooling rate on predicted weld residual stress build-up in a thick walled piping intersection, ASME Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, Vol. 132, No. 1, March 2010.

 3.   Jiang, W. and Yahiaoui, K., Effect of welding sequence on residual stress distribution in a multipass welded piping branch junction, International Journal of Pressure Vessels  and Piping, Vol. 95, July 2012, pp. 39-47.

 4.   Arjunan, A., Wang, C.J., Mynors, D.J., K. Yahiaoui, Morgan, T. and English, M., Thermal efficiency analysis of slotted steel studs in double leaf partition walls using FEM and experimental tests, NAFEMS Word Congress, 9-12 June 2013, Salzburg, Austria, ISBN 9781874376910.

 5.   Arjunan, A., Wang, C.J., Mynors, D.J., K. Yahiaoui, Morgan, T. and English, M., Finite element acoustic analysis of a steel stud based double leaf wall, Building and Environment, Vol. 67, 2013, pp. 202-210.

 6.    Arjunan, A., Wang, C.J., Yahiaoui, K., Mynors, D.J., Morgan, T., and English, M., The Influence of Stud Geometry on Sound Reduction Index of Double-Leaf Walls, Submitted to Journal of Materials and Structures.

 7.    Arjunan, A., Wang, C.J., Yahiaoui, K., Mynors, D.J., Morgan, T., and English, M., Development of a 3D Finite Element Acoustic Model to Predict the Sound Reduction Index of Stud Based Double-leaf Walls, Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 333, 2014, pp.6140-6155.

 8.    Arjunan, A., Wang, C.J., Yahiaoui, K., Mynors, D.J., Morgan, T., and English, M.,  Sound Frequency Dependent Mesh Modelling to Simulate the Acoustic Insulation of Stud Based Double-leaf Walls, ISMA2014 (International Conference of Sound and Vibration), Belgium.

 9.   Arjunan, A., Wang, C. J., Yahiaoui and English, M. (2015) Finite Element Vibro-acoustic Simulation of Roll-formed Steel Studs in Partition Walls. NAFEMS World Congress 2015 San Diego, California, USA.