Bijan Mollaei-Dariani, PhD

Associate Professor
image Dr. Mollaei-Dariani holds a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic). He became a faculty member of Mechanical Engineering Department at Tehran Polytechnic in 1990. He has been an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Amirkabir University of Technology since 2006, and was Chair of the Manufacturing Engineering Division from 2007-2010. Dr. Mollaei-Dariani is currently head of mechanical engineering department workshops since 2004, and director of graduate studies in department of mechanical engineering since 2010. Dr. Mollaei is director of Metal Forming Research Laboratory from 2006. His group research focuses on theoretical, numerical, and experimental analysis of material behaviour in different metal forming processes.

Research Highlights

EDUCATION

PhD. in Mechanical Engineering

Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran, 1999

Thesis Title: "Influence of strain path on the sheet metal formability limits"

MSc. in Mechanical Engineering

Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran, 1987

Thesis Title: "Production of the parts by powder metallurgy process"

BSc. in Mechanical Engineering

Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran, 1985

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ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

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RESEARCH

Research Interests

- Metal Forming Analysis

- Mechanics of Sheet Metal Forming

- Finite Element Analysis of Metal Forming Processes

- Sheet Metal Formability Analysis

- Emerging Technologies in Metal Forming

- Parameter Optimization in Metal Forming Processes

- Powder Metallurgy

- Die Design

- Jig and Fixture Design

Research Lab

- Metal Forming Research Laboratory (MFRL)

Group Members

PhD Students

- A. Kami (2010-Present), kami@aut.ac.ir

- A. Fatemi (2009-Present), fatemi@aut.ac.ir

- M. J. Mirnia (2010-Present), smjmirnia@aut.ac.ir

- H. Jalali Aghchai (2009)

- M. Gerdouei (2009)

- A. Behrouzi (2009)

- H. Lekzian (2009)

MSc Students

- A.R. Moslempour (2010- Present), ar-moslempoor@aut.ac.ir

- A. Zahedi-Dizajyekan (2010- Present), a.zahedi@aut.ac.ir

- R. Nemati-Chari (2010- Present), rezanemati@aut.ac.ir

- A. Ashrafi-Tafreshi (2009- Present)

- A. Pour Asad (2009- Present)

- M. Shah Heydari (2009- Present), m_shahheidari@aut.ac.ir

- M. Ghaffarpour (2009- Present), m_ghaffarpour@aut.ac.ir

- F. Kuyakhinejad (2008- Present)

- A. Pirani (2008- Present)

- M.H. Asadian-Ardakani (2007- 2010), mh_asadian@aut.ac.ir

- S. Bagherzadeh (2007- 2010)

- A. Kami (2007- 2010), kami@aut.ac.ir

- H. Adibi (2006- 2008), h.adibi@aut.ac.ir

- M.R. Morovvati (2006- 2009), reza.morovvati@aut.ac.ir

- H. Maleki (2006- 2008)

COURSES TAUGHT

Graduate Level Courses

- Sheet Metal Forming Analysis

- Metal Forming Analysis

Undergraduate Courses

- Jig & Fixture Design

- Design & Manufacturing of Press Dies

- Practical Plasticity & Metal Forming

Selected Conference Papers

- N. Razani, B. Mollaei Dariani, A. Jalali Aghchai, "Experimental study on out of roundness of flow- formed AISI 321 steel tube by design of experiment", 11th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME 2010)

- N. Razani, B. Mollaei Dariani, A. Jalali Aghchai, "Hardness prediction of flow-formed AISI 321 steel tube using response surface method", 11th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME 2010)

- H. Adibi, M. H. Asadian Ardakani, B. Mollaei Dariani, F.R. Biglari “Theoretical Prediction of the Springback of Sheet Metal Laminates after U-Bending Operation”, World Congress on Engineering 2010, The 2010 International Conference of Manufacturing Engineering and Engineering Management (ICMEEM'10), London, UK.

- H. Adibi, M. H. Asadian Ardakani, B. Mollaei Dariani, “Springback Analysis of Sheet Metal Laminates after U-Bending”, The 19th International Conference on Metallurgy and Materials (Metal 2010), 18-20 May 2010, Roznov pod Radhostem, Czech Republic, EU.

- M. R. Morovvati, B. Mollaei Dariani, M. Haddadzade, "Blank design by ANN in bimetalic deep drawing", ASME 2009 International Manufacturing Science and Engineering Conference (MSEC2009), October 4–7, 2009 , West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

- A. Behrouzi , B. M. Dariani , M. Shakeri, "A one step analytical approach for springback compensation in channel forming process", World Conference on Engineering, London, United Kingdom, WCE2009

- M. Gerdooei, B. M. Dariani, Gh. Liaghat, "Effect of Material Models on Formability of Sheet Metals in Explosive Forming", The 2009 International Conference of Mechanical Engineering, , London, U.K., 2009

- B. M. Dariani, "Correction of die surface to compensate springback error in sheet forming process by inverse sprinback analysis", 9th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME 2008)

- B. M. Dariani, "Finite element analyis of formability of metallic sheets based on M K model comparing the results with theoretical and experimental ones", 9th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME 2008)

- B. M. Dariani, "Theoretical and experimental investigation and analysis on formability of all 100 st12 two layer sheet based on equivalient layer model", 9th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME 2008)

- B. M. Dariani, "Three dimensional elasticty solution for transversally loaded of simply supported fuctionally graded plates using multi layer method", 10th International Symposium on Multiscale Multifunctional and Functionally Graded Materials, Japan, 2008

- B. M. Dariani, "Inverse analysis of springback in sheet metal forming by finite element method", International Conference on Optimization Engineering, Brazil, 2008

- B. M. Dariani, "Prediction of wall thicknes in deep drawing process with neural network", 16th International Conference on Mechanical Enginerring, Tehran, 2008

- B. M. Dariani, "Investigation and analysis of formability of AL1100/St12 sheet considering properties of layers separately", 16th International Conference on Mechanical Enginerring, Tehran, 2008

- B. M. Dariani, "Inverse analysis of springback in sheet metal forming by finite element method", Theory, Computation, and Emerging Applications, Georgia, 2008

- B. M. Dariani, "Experimental study on formability of two layer metallic sheets", The 2nd National Conference on Manufacturing Engineering, Najafabad, Iran, 2007

- B. M. Dariani, "Infuence of process parameters on the deep drawing of an axisymmetric workpiece", 8th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME 2007)

- B. M. Dariani, "Manufacturing of exhaust manifold by sheet metal forming process", 8th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME 2007)

- B. M. Dariani, "Sensitivity analysis of a deep drawing process for and axisymmetric workpiece", 8th Iranian Conference on Manufacturing Engineering (ICME 2007)

- B. M. Dariani, "Comparison of optimum and square blanks using the sensitivity approach", World Conference on Engineering, London, United Kingdom, WCE2007

- B. M. Dariani, "Investigation of ultrasonic assisted Upsetting process by FEM method", Iranian Conference on Metal Forming, Iranian Society of Mechanical Enigeering, Iran, 2006

- B. M. Dariani, "Investigation of friction effect in limit drawing ratio of hydromechanical deep drawing process", Tehran International Congress on Manufacturing Engineering (TICME2005), Tehran, Iran

- B. M. Dariani, "The effect of die parammeters on the stability of sheet in the deep drawing process", France, CSIMTA 2004

- B. M. Dariani, "Formaing Limit Diagram of metal sheet in actual strain respect to forming process", International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Spain, 2001

- B. M. Dariani, "Forming Limit Diagram Of Metal Computational Method", International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Spain, 2001

- B. M. Dariani, "Forming limit diagram of metal sheet In actual strain path with respect to forming process", Computalional Methods in Contacts Mechanics, Spain, 2001

- B. M. Dariani, "Influence of Grain Size and Sheet Thickess on the Low Carbon Steel Sheet Formability Limits", Surface Treatment Conference, Italy, 1999

- B. M. Dariani, "Effect of grain size and prestraining on the sheet metal formalaility limits"JA de La SF2M, 1998

- B. M. Dariani, "Analysis Experimental ET theorique De formage des toles metalliques", JA de La SF2M, 1998

- B. M. Dariani, "Theoretical and experimental sensitivity analysis of sheet metal formability Limits", JA de La SF2M, 1998

- B. M. Dariani, "Effect of prestraining on forming limit diagrams of low carbon steel", Materials 98, USA, 1998

- B. M. Dariani, "Influence of grain refining annealing on the low carbon steel formability limits", Proceedings Of the Asian Conference on Heat Treatment Of Materials (ACHTM 98), China

- B. M. Dariani, "Technique for determining forming limit diagram in sheet metals formability", Fourth annual mechanical engineering conference of ISME, May 2006, Tehran, Iran

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Selected Journal Papers

- M. R. Morovvati, B. Mollaei-Dariani, and M. Haddadzadeh, "Initial Blank Optimization in Multilayer Deep Drawing Process Using GONNS", J. Manuf. Sci. Eng., December 2010, Volume 132, Issue 6, 061014 (10 pages)

- M. R. Morovvati, B. Mollaei-Dariani, M. H. Asadian-Ardakani, "A theoretical, numerical, and experimental investigation of plastic wrinkling of circular two-layer sheet metal in the deep drawing", Journal of Materials Processing Technology, Volume 210, Issue 13, 1 October 2010, Pages 1738-1747.

- A. Behrouzi, B. Mollaei Dariani, M. Shakeri, "Tool shape design in V-bending and channel forming processes by inverse analysis of springback", Inverse Problems in Science and Engineering, Volume 18, Issue 4 June 2010 , pages 465 - 480

- Die Shape Design in Channel Forming Process by Compensation of Springback Error, Mejlesi Journal of Mechanical Engineering

- A. Fatemi, F. R. Biglari, M. Alizadeh Noghabi, B. Mollaei Dariani, "Analytical and numerical study of the effect of the parting line position and shape in the forging process of parts with different shapes", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Volume 224, Number 1 / 2010, Pages 111-124

- A. Fatemi, F. R. Biglari, M. A. Noghabi, B. M. Dariani, "An Analytical,Numerical,and Experimental Study of The Effect of the Parting Line Position in the Forging Process of Axisymmetric Parts With Middle Elements on One Side", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Volume 223, Number 10 / 2009, Pages 1315-1322

- H. Lexian, B. M. Dariani, "Effect of roller nose radius and release angle on the forming quality of a hot-spinning process using a non-linear finite element shell analysis", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Volume 223, Number 6 / 2009, Pages 713-722.

- B. M. Dariani, G. H. Liaghat, M. Gerdooei,"Experimental investigation of sheet metal formability under various strain rates", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Volume 223, Number 6 / 2009, Pages 703-712

- A. Behrouzi, B. M. Dariani, M. Shakeri, "Tool Shape Design in the Sheet Bending Process by Inverse Analysis of Springback, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Volume 223, Number 10 / 2009, Pages 1331-1340.

- H. Lexian, B. M. Dariani, "An Analytical Contact Model for Finite Element Analysis of Tube Spinning Process", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Volume 222, Number 11 / 2008, Pages 1375-1385.

- A. Behrouzi, B. M. Dariani, M. Shakeri, "A New Approach for Inverse Analysis of Springback in a Sheet-Bending Process", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Volume 222, Number 11 / 2008, Pages 1363-1374.

- M. Gerdooei, B. M. Dariani, "Strain-Rate-Dependent Forming Limit Diagrams for Sheet Metals", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Volume 222, Number 12 / 2008, Pages 1651-1659.

- A. Jalali Aghchai, M. Shakeri, B. Mollaei-Dariani, "Theoritical and Experimental Formability Study of Two-Layer Metallic Sheet (Al1100/St12)", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Volume 222, Number 9 / 2008, Pages 1131-1138.

- M. Gerdooei, B. M. Dariani, "Dynamic Analysis Instability of Sheet Metal under Biaxial Stretching", Amirkabir J. Sci. Technol, Vol 18, No 67, pp. 31-39, 2008.

- A. Fazli, B. Mollaei Dariani, "Parameter Study of The Axisymmetric Hydromechanical Deep Drawing Process", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Volume 220, Number 12 / 2006, Pages 1937-1944.

- A. Fazli, B. Mollaei Dariani, "Theoretical and Experimental Analysis of The Axisymmetic Hydromechanical Deep Drawing Process", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Volume 220, Number 9 / 2006, Pages 1429-1437.

- B. M. Dariani, H. D. Azodi, "Finding the optimum hill index in the determination of the forming limit diagram", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Volume 217, Number 12 / 2003, Pages 1677-1683.

- A. Sadough, M. Shakeri, B. M. Dariani, "Effect of grain size and prestraining on the sheet metal formability limits", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture

- M. Shakeri, A. Sadough, B. M. Dariani, "Theoretical and experimental analysis of sheet metal formability limits", La Revue de Métallurgie-CIT/Science ET Genie des Matériaux Mai, 663, 2000

- A. Sadough, M. Shakeri, B. M. Dariani, "Analyse Expérimentale Et Théorique De La Limite De Formage Des Tôles Métalliques", La Revue de Métallurgie -CIT/Science et Génie des Matériaux mai, pp. 664-669, 2000

- M. Shakeri, A. Sadough Vanini, B. M. Dariani, "Optimum Blank Holder Force in the Deep Drawing Process", Transaction of ASME Journal Int. Ed, 2000

- M. Shakeri, A. Sadough, B. M. Dariani, "Effect of pre-straining and grain size on the limit strains in sheet metal forming", Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture, Volume 214, Number 9 / 2000, Pages 821-827.

- B. M. Dariani, "Effect of discharge voltage on green strength in electrical dicharge powder compaction", Amirkabir J. Sci. & Tech., Vol. 3 - No. 12, Summer 1989

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CONTACT INFORMATION

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic)

7th floor, Abureyhan Building, Room No. 789

Tehran 15875-4413, Iran

Email: dariani@aut.ac.ir

Office Phone: (+98)-21-64543413