Dr. Rasul Shabani

Rasoul Shabani


Department of Mechanical Engineering, Engineering School, Urmia University, Urmia, Iran

Phone: (+98) 44- 31942948

Fax: (+98) 44-32773951

Postal Code: 15311-57561

Email: r.shabani@urmia.ac.ir


Research Interests:

ü  Nonlinear dynamics

ü  Chaotic vibrations

ü  Nonlinear control problems

ü  Control of electro servo Hydraulic systems

ü  Fluid structure interaction field

ü Dynamic and control of MEMS and NEMS systems

Educational Background:

ØSharif university of technology, Tehran, Iran (www.sharif.ir)   

PHD in Mechanical engineering(2006) , Appliedmechanics



ØSharif university of technology, Tehran, Iran (www.sharif.ir)   

M.Sc in Mechanical engineering(1996) , Appliedmechanics



ØKhaje Nasir Toosi University of technology, Tehran, Iran (www.Kntu.ac.ir)  

B. Sc in Mechanical engineering (1993), Design of solids 

Teaching Experiences:

Undergraduate Courses

ü  Dynamics 

ü  Automatic 

ü  Machine Dynamics 

ü  Mechanical Vibrations 

Graduate Courses

ü  Advance engineering mathematics 

ü  Advance linear control

ü  Nonlinear control

ü  Continuous Vibrations

ü  Nonlineare Vibrations



     Design and construction of a compressor based on hypocycloidal mechanism

Industrial experiences:


v     Design and construction of a closed loop one D.O.F electro-servo hydraulic shaking table.(It was installed in soil dynamic laboratory, Civil Engineering Department, Tehran University, Tehran, IRAN)

v     Design and construction of a closed loop one D.O.F electro-servo hydraulic shaking table.(It was installed in Seismology and earthquake research center, Amirkabi University of Technology, Tehran university, Tehran, IRAN)

v     Design and construction of a closed loop one D.O.F electro-servo hydraulic shaking table.(It was installed in Research center for disaster management and infra-structure engineering, Urmia University, Urmia, IRAN)

v     Design and construction of a closed loop Wave maker. (It was installed in Hydraulic laboratory, Civil Engineering Department, Tehran University, Tehran, IRAN)



Journal Papers:

Alasty, A, Shabani, R., "Nonlinear Parametric Identification of Magnetic Bearings", Mechatronics, 16(8), (2006) 451-459.


Shabani, R., Salarieh, H., Alasty, A., "Comments on: identification of a nonlinear electromagnetic system (An experimental study)", Journal of Sound and Vibration, 290(3-5), (2006) 1333-1334.


Alasty, A., Shabani, R.,  "Chaotic Motions and Fractal Basin Boundaries in Spring-Pendulum System", Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications, 7(1),(2006) 81-95.


Shabani, R., Tarverdilo, S., Salarieh, H.,” Nonlinear Identification of electro-magnetic force Model”, journal of Zhejiang university-SCIENCE A (ApplPhys&Eng), 11(3),( 2010)165-174.


Tarverdilo, S., Shabani, R., Salarieh H., "EFFECT OF FLEXURAL AND MEMBRANE STIFFNESSES ON THE ANALYSIS OF FLOATING ROOFS ", International Journal of Engineering: Transactions A, 23(1),( 2010) 56-64.


Fathalilou, M., Rezazadeh, G., M., Shabani, R., "Static and Dynamic Stabilities of a Microbeam Actuated by a Piezoelectric Voltage", Journal of Microsystem Technologies,l5 (2009) 1785-1791.


Rezazadeh  G,  Fathalilou, M.,  Shabani R., Tarverdilo, S., Talebian S., "Dynamic Characteristics and Forced Response of an Electrostatically-Actuated Microbeam Subjected to Fluid Loading", Journal of Microsystem Technologies, 15(2009) 1355-1363.


R. Shabani, S. Tarverdilo, H. Salarieh, G. Rezazadeh, "Importance of the Flexural and Membrane Stiffnesses in the Large Deflection Analysis of Floating Roofs", Applied Mathematical modeling, 34 (2010) 2426–2436.


S. Tarverdilo, J. Mirzapour, M. Shahmardani, R. Shabani, and C. Gheyretmand ,"Vibration of submerged floating tunnels due to moving loads", Applied Mathematical Modeling, 35 (2011) 5413–5425.


R. Shabani, S. Tarverdilo, G. Rezazadeh,  A. P. Aghdam,  "Nonlinear vibrations and chaos in electrostatic torsional actuators", Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications, 12(6), (2011) 3572-3584.


G. Rezazadeh, H. Madinei, R. Shabani, "Study of Parametric Oscillation of an Electrostatically Actuated Microbeam Using Variational Iteration Method", Applied Mathematical Modeling, 36 (2012) 430-443.


Sonia Ahangar, GhaderRezazadeh, R. Shabani, GoodarzAhmadi, AlirezaToloei, On the Stability of a Microbeam Conveying Fluid Considering Modified Couple Stress Theory, International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design, 7(4) (2011) 327–342


HadiMadinei, Ali-AsgharKeyvani-Janbahan, Mehdi Atashparva, R. Shabani, GhaderRezazadeh, Modeling of a Bio Sensor Based on Detection of Antigens Concentration Using an Electrically Actuated Micro Cantilever, Sensors & Transducers Journal, 125(2)(2011) 238-246.


R. ShabaniN. sharafkhani, and V. M. Gharebagh , STATIC AND DYNAMIC RESPONSE OF CARBON NANOTUBE-BASED NANO-TWEEZERS, International Journal of Engineering, 24(4) (2011) 367-379.


R. Shabani , S. Tariverdilo, and H. Salarieh, Nonlinear Vibrations and Chaos in Floating Roofs, Computational and nonlinear dynamics ASME, 7(2) (2012), (021012-pages1-13).


SharafkhaniNaser, RezazadehGhader, Shabani R., Study of Mechanical Behavior of Circular FGM Micro-plates under Nonlinear Electrostatic and Mechanical Shock Loadings, ActaMechanica, (23 May 2011), DOI 10.1007/s00707-011-0576-x.


R. Shabani, F.G. Golzar, Large Deflection Analysis of Floating Roofs Subjected to Earthquake Ground Motions, Nonlinear Analysis: Real World Applications, 13 (2012) 2034-2048


S. Tariverdilo, M. Shahmardani, J. Mirzapour, R. Shabani, Asymmetric free vibration of circular plate in contactwith incompressible fluid, Applied Mathematical Modeling, 37(1-2), 228-239 (2013)


H. Mirzaee, AbdolrahmanDadvand, I. Mirzaee, R. Shabani, "Heat transfer enhancement in microchannels using elastic vortex generator", Journal of Enhanced Heat Transfer, 19(3), (2012) 199-211.


F.G. Golzar, R. Shabani, S. Tariverdilo, and G. Rezazadeh, Sloshing Response of Floating Roofed Liquid Storage Tanks Subjected to Earthquakes of Different Types, J. Pressure Vessel Technology, ASME Journal, 134(5), (2012) 051801 (13 pages)


N. Sharafkhani, R. Shabani, S. Tariverdilo and G.Rezazadeh, Stability Analysis and Transient Response of ElectrostaticallyActuated Micro-beam Interacting with Bounded Compressible Fluids, Journal of Applied Mechanics,ASME Journal, 80,  (2013) 011024 (6 pages)


M. JahromiShirazi, H. Salarieh, A. Alasty and R. Shabani, Tip tracking control of a micro-cantilever Timoshenko beam via piezoelectric actuator, Journal of Vibration and Control, 19  (10)  PP. 1561 - 1574 


MehrdadSheikhlou, GhaderRezazadeh, R. Shabani, Stability and torsional vibration analysis of a micro-shaft subjected to an electrostatic parametric excitation using variational iteration method, Meccanica, (2013) 48:259–274


I. JafarSadeghi-pournaki, M. R. Zamanzadeh, R. Shabani, G. Rezazadeh,  Mechanical Behavior of a FGM Capacitive Micro-Beam Subjected to a Heat Source, Journal of Solid mechanics, 3(2) (2011) 158-171.


R. Shabani · H. Hatami · F. G. Golzar · S. Tariverdilo , G. Rezazadeh, Coupled vibration of a cantilever micro-beam submerged in a bounded incompressible fluid domain, ActaMech, 224, 841–850 (2013)


R. Shabani, N. Sharafkhani, S. Tariverdilo, G. Rezazadeh, Dynamic Analysis of an Electrostatically Actuated Circular Micro-Plate Interacting with Compressible Fluid, ActaMech, 224, 2025–2035(2013)


A. Khanchehgardan, G. Rezazadeh, R. Shabani, Effect of mass diffusion on the  damping ratio in a functionally graded micro-beam, Composite Structures, 106, ( 2013) , 15-29


A. Khanchehgardan, A. Shah-Mohammadi-Azar, G. Rezazadeh, R. Shabani Thermoelastic damping in nano-beam resonators based on nonlocal theory, International Journal of Engineering, 26(12), (2013), 1505-1514.


A. Shah-Mohammadi-Azar, A. Khanchehgardan, G. Rezazadeh, R. Shabani, Mechanical Response of a Piezoelectrically Sandwiched Nano-Beam Based on the Non-Local Theory, International Journal of Engineering, 26(12), (2013), 1515-1524.


R. ShabaniStress patterns in single deck floating roofs subjected to ground motion accelerations, International Journal of Engineering, 26(12), (2013), 1495-1504.


B. Abbasnejad, R. ShabaniG. Rezazadeh,   Stability Analysis in Parametrically Excited Electrostatic Torsional Micro-Actuators, International Journal of Engineering, 27(3), (2014), 487-498


M. Najafi, G. Rezazadeh, R.shabani, Thermoelastic damping in a capacitive micro-beam resonator considering hyperbolic heat conduction model and modified couple stress theory, Journal of Solid Mechanics, 4(4) (2012), 386-401.


B. Abbasnejad, , G. Rezazadeh, R. ShabaniStability Analysis of a Capacitive FGM Micro-beam Using Modified Couple Stress Theory, ActaMechanicaSolidiaSinica, 26(4), (2013), 427-440.


A. Shah-Mohammadi-Azar, H. Azimloo, G. Rezazadeh, R. Shabani, B. Tousi, On the Modeling of a Capacitive Angular Speed Measurement Sensor, Measurement, 46(10) (2013), 3976-3981


M. R. Zamanzadeh, G. Rezazadeh, I. JafarSadeghi-pournaki, R. Shabani, G. Rezazadeh, Static and dynamic stability modeling of a capacitive FGM micro-beam in presence of temperature changes, Applied Mathematical modeling, 37(10-11), (2013), 6964-6978


A. Shah-Mohammadi-Azar, G. Rezazadeh, R. ShabaniEffect of Electric Potential Distribution on Electromechanical Behavior of a Piezoelectricallysandwitched Micro-beam, Journal of Solid Mechanics, 4(1), (2012), 48-58


F. G. Golzar, R. Shabani, H. Hatami, G. Rezazadeh, Dynamic Response of an Electrostatically Actuated Micro-Beam in an Incompressible Fluid Cavity, Journal Of Microelectromechanical systems JMEMS, 23(3), (2014) 555-562.


R. Shabani, F. G. Golzar, S. Tariverdilo, H. taraghi, I. Mirzaei, Hydroelastic Vibration of a Circular Diaphragm in the Fluid Chamber of a Reciprocating Micro Pump, International Journal of Engineering, 27(4), (2014), 643-650.


F. Karami, H. Salarieh, R. Shabani, Tracking and shape control of a micro-cantilever using electrostatic actuation, International Journal of Engineering, 27(9), (2014), 1438-1448.


I. JafarsadeghiPournaki, G. Rezazadeh, M. R. Zamanzadeh, R.Shabani, Thermally induced vibration of an electro-statically Deflected FG micro-beam considering thermo- elastic coupling effect, ScientiaIranica, 21(3), (2014), 647-662.


H. Azimloo, G. Rezazadeh, R. Shabani, M. Sheikhlou, Bifurcation Analysis of an Electro-statically Actuated Micro-Beam in the Presence of Centrifugal Forces, International Journal of Nonlinear Mechanics, 67, (2014) 7-15.


S. Valilou, G. Rezazadeh, R. Shabani, M. Fathalilou, Bifurcation Analysis of a Capacitive Micro-resonator Considering Non-local Elasticity Theory, International Journal of Nonlinear Science and Numerical Simulation,15(5), (2014) 241-249


M. R. Zamanzadeh, G. Rezazadeh, I. JafarsadeghiPournaki, R. Shabani, Thermally induced vibration of a functionally graded micro-beam subjected to a moving laser beam, International journal of applied mechanics, 6(6), (2014), 1450066(16 pages).


M. Maroofi, S. Najafi, R. shabani, G. Rezazadeh, Investigation of thermoelastic damping in the longitudinal vibration of a micro beam, International Journal of Engineering, 28(2), (2015) 314-320.


MehrdadSheikhlou, GhaderRezazadeh, R. ShabaniAnalysis of bias DC voltage effect on thermoelastic damping ratio in short nano-beam resonators based on nonlocal elasticity theory and dual-phase-lagging heat conduction model, Meccanica, 50(12), (2015) 2963-2976.


MehrdadSheikhlou, GhaderRezazadeh, R. Shabani, Study of Torsional Vibration of Radially FGM Micro Shaft, International Journal of Mechanic Systems engineering, 3(1), (2013) 1-5.


H. Azimloo, G. Rezazadeh, R. ShabaniDevelopment of a Capacitive angular velocity sensor for the Alarm and Trip Applications,Measurement, 63 (2015) 282-286


B. Abbasnejad, R. ShabaniG. Rezazadeh, Stability analysis of a piezoelectrically actuated micro-pipe conveying fluid, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics,19(3) , (2015) 577-584.


S. Valilou, G.Rezazadeh, R. Shabani, Softening Effect of the Nonlocality against the Hardening Effect of the Stretching in a Capacitive Micro-beam, Scientia Iranica B 23(1), (2016) 285-294


A. Shah-Mohammadi-Azar, R. ShabaniG. Rezazadeh, A novel micro-cantilever based angular speed sensor controlled piezoelectrically and tuned by electrostatic actuators, Sensing and Imaging,16(1), (2015)


MehrdadSheikhlou, R. ShabaniGhaderRezazadeh, Nonlinear analysis of electrostatically actuated diaphragm- type micropumps, Nonlinear Dynamics, 83(1), (2015) 951-961.


D. Abdollahi, S. Ahdiaghdam, K. Ivaz, R. Shabani, A theoretical study for the vibration of a cantilever microbeam as a free boundary problem, Applied mathematical modeling, 40(3), (1016) 1836-1849.


A. Amiri, R. Shabani, G. Rezazadeh, Coupled vibrations of a magneto-electro-elastic micro diaphragm in micro-pumps, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, 20(1) (2016) 20:18, DOI: 101007/s10404-015-1678-x 


S. Mahjouri, R. Shabani, G. Rezazadeh, Vibration analysis of an air compressor based on a hypocycloidal mechanism: An experimental study, International Journal of Engineering, 28(11), (2015), 1687-1692.


A. Amiri, S. M. Fakhari, I. J. Pournaki, G. Rezazadeh, R. Shabani, Vibration Analysis of Circular Magneto-electro-elastic Nano-plates Based on Eringen’sNanlocal theory, International Journal of Engineering, 28(12), (2015), 1808-1817.


A. Amiri, I. J. Pournaki, E. Jafarzadeh, R. Shabani, G. Rezazadeh, Vibration and instability of fluid-conveyed smart micro-tubes based on magneto-electro-elasticity beam model, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics, (2016), DOI:10.1007/s10404-016-1706-5.


SahraAzma, GhaderRezazadeh, RasoulShabani, ElnazAlizadeh-Haghighi, Viscous fluid damping in a laterally oscillating finger of a comb-drive micro-resonator based on micro-polar fluid theory, Acta Mech. Sin. DOI: 10.1007/s10409-015-0550-2.


Conference papers


Mohammadi, Z., Marouf-Mashat, A., Salarieh, H., Abedini, M., Masoumy, M., Alasty, A., Shabani, R.,  "Experimental Investigation of Nonlinear and Chaotic Behavior of a Doubly-Clamped Beam Under Electromagnetic Excitation", Proc. of 6th EUROMECH Nonlinear Dynamics Conference (ENOC 2008), Saint Petersburg, Russia, June 30- July 4, 2008.


Alasty, A., Salarieh, H., Shabani, R., "Sliding Mode Control of a Magnetically Levitated Spindle", Proc. of the 9th Mechatronics Forum International Conference, Ankara, Turkey, August 30 - September 1, 2004, pp 543-552.


Alasty, A., Salarieh, H., Shabani, R., "Sliding Mode Control of Electromagnetic System Based on Fuzzy Clustering Estimation (An Experimental Study)", Proc. of 7th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis (ESDA'04), Manchester, UK, July 19-22, 2004.


Alasty, A., Shabani, R., "Fractal Basin Boundaries and Chaotic Motions in Spring-Pendulum System", Proc. of 2003 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress (IMECE'03), Washington DC, USA, November 15-21, 2003.


Alasty, A., Shabani, R., "Control of Chaos in Spring-Pedulum System with Internal and External Resonance Conditions", Proc. of The 6th Int. & 10th Annual Conf. of The Iranian Society Of Mechanical Engineers (ISME 2002), K.N. Toosi Univ. of Tech., Tehran, Iran, May 25-27, 2002. (In Persian)


Alasty, A., Shabani, R., "Study of Chaotic Behavior of Spring-Pendulum System in Internal and External Resonance Conditions", Proc. of the First Conf. on Chaotic Dynamical Systems, Aerospace Research Center, Tehran, Iran, February 13-14, 2002. (In Persian)


Shabani, R., Keyvani, A. A., Askarikhah, V., "Investigation of bending and stretching effects in static and dynamic behavior of a circular micro plate", 17th International conference on mechanical engineering May 19-21 2009.


Shabani, R., Salarieh, H., Tariverdilo, S., "Gain Schedualing control of magnetically levitated rotors", 17th International conference on mechanical engineering May 19-21 2009.


Fathalilou, M., Shabani, R., Rezazadeh, G., "Flutter and Divergence instabilities of a micro beam sandwiched by piezoelectric layers", 17th International conference on mechanical engineering May 19-21, 2009.


Shabani, R., Hatami, A., Mirzaei, H., Investigations of fluid solid interaction effects on the vibrations of dam slide gates based on RMS method, 17th International conference on mechanical engineering May 19-21, 2009. (In Persian).


Keyvani, A. A., Shabani, R., "Quasi Static Investigation of Squeeze Film Damping on a Fully Clamped Micro-Beam ", 18th International conference on mechanical engineering May 19-21, 2010.


Mirzaei, H.,Shabani, R., Mirzaei, I., and Mohamad hasani, J.,  Investigations of thermal effects of fluid solid interaction in micro channels based on RMS method, 18th International conference on mechanical engineering May 19-21, 2010. (In Persian).


S. Tariverdilo, R. Shabani, F. Gahramanian, and S. Mahjouri, Nonlinear Vibrations and Chaos in Floating Roofs, 4th Chaotic Modeling and Simulation International Conference, 31 May – 3 June 2011, Agios Nikolaos, Crete Greece.


R. Shabani, S. Tariverdilo, G.Rezazadeh, A.P. Agdam, Nonlinear vibrations and chaos in electrostatic torsional actuators, 4th Chaotic Modeling and Simulation International Conference, 31 May – 3 June 2011, Agios Nikolaos, Crete Greece.


S. Rezvantalab , S. Azadi , S. Tariverdilo, R. Shabani , and M.R. Sheidaeii, Pressure distribution on the wall of liquid contained tanks due to near field and far field ground motions, 6th international conference on seismology and earthquake engineering.


H. Mirzaii, Dadvand, I. Mirzaii, R. shabani, Usefian, Investigations of the dynamic vortex producer on the heat performance of the micro channels based on LAE method, 19th International conference on mechanical engineering May 19-21, 2011. (In Persian).


M. Shahbazian, R. shabani, G. Rezazadeh, investigations of mechanical behavior of a nanobeam with considering van der wals and casimir forces, 19th International conference on mechanical engineering May 19-21, 2011.(In Persian).


H. Hatami, R. Shabani, G. Rezazadeh, S. Tariverdilo, Frequency analysis of a micro-cantilever immersed in a fluid cavity, 20th International conference on mechanical engineering May 19-21, 2012.(In Persian).


Ali Shah-Mohammadi-Azar, Ghader Rezazadeh, Rasoul Shabani, Hadi Shah-Mohammadi-Azar, Coupled electromechanical behavior of a piezoelectric sandwich micro-beam, 21th International conference on mechanical engineering, May 7-9, 2013.