جامعة الملك عبدالعزيز

KING ABDULAZIZ UNIVERSITY

Mostefa Bourchak


  
 

Mostefa Bourchak
 Professor
Department of  Aeronautical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
King Abdulaziz University
Phone: 0126402000 Ext. 72345
Email: mbourchak@kau.edu.sa

 
   
  
 

Profile:
Aeronautical Engineering graduate with a 1st Class BEng (Hons) and a PhD in Aerospace Engineering.  Worked on aircraft simulators.  Flying experience, aircraft design knowledge.  Four years of composite materials design & manufacturing.  Possess wide knowledge of NDT/NDE testing especially fatigue & Acoustic Emission.  An aviation enthusiast in general and aircraft design in particular.  Currently teaching Aerospace Structueres I & II at the undergraduate level and Fracture Mechanics and Composite Design at teh Gradaute level.  I am also responsible for the Aerospace Structures Lab and Composite Materials Lab. 

 
   
  
 

Education:
  • 2000 : Bachelor degree from Aerospace Engineering, .Faculty of Engineering, Kingston University London, .London, بريطانيا
  • 2003 : Master degree from Aerospace Engineering, ., University of Bristol, ., بريطانيا
  • 2007 : Doctorate degree from Aerospace Engineering, ., University of Bristol, ., بريطانيا

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    Employment:
  • 2000 - 2001 : Aircraft Simulation Engineering, Sonda Aviation Enterpises Ltd, Brighton, بريطانيا
  • 2006 - 1927 : Research Assistant in Composite design and manufacturing , Bristol University, Bristol, بريطانيا
  • 2007 - 2008 : Rotorcraft Dynamics Engineer and Research Assistant, Helitune Ltd, Great Torrington, Devon, بريطانيا

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    Research Interests:
    Fatigue of Composite and Metal Materials
    Composite Materials Design and Manufacturing
    Health Usage and Monitoring
    NDT/NDE including Acoustic Emission
    Rotorcraft Dynamics


     
       
      
     

    Teaching Interests:

    Fatigue life prediction of composite materials under variable amplitude laoding.
    Fatigue damage detection in composite materials using Acoustic Emission.
    Aerospace structural health usage and monitoring
    Helicopter rotor track and balance (RT&B)
    Morphing composite materials
    Aerospace Composite Design
    Composite manufacturing techniques such as resin infusion ones


     
       
      
     

    Courses:
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    AE 432 : ِAerospace Structures II
    AE 530 : ِAerospace Fracture Mechanics
    AE 434 : Experimental Structural Mechanics
    AE 331 : Aerospace Structures I

     
       
      
     

    Contact Info:
    • Office Phone: 0126402000 Ext. 72345
    • Email : mbourchak@kau.edu.sa
    • Email2 : mbourchak@gmail.com
    • P.O.Box : 80204
    • URL : http://mbourchak.kau.edu.sa
    • Mobile : 0505672345