Assoc. Prof. Dr.
Full-Time Academic Staff
Mechanical Engineering
+90 392 661 2991
Educational Background: 
  • B.S., Gazi University; M.S., METU; Ph.D., Loughborough University
Research Interests: 
  • Computational Modelling: Multi–Body System Modelling and Analysis, Finite Element Analysis
  • Metal Forming, Mechanics of Macro, Micro, and Nano Structures, Machine Elements, Machine Design, Artificial Neural Networks, CAD/CAM/CAE
  • Biomechanics: Computational Human Modelling, Injury Analysis and Prevention, Vehicle Crashworthiness, Biomechanical Engineering Design and Optimisation
Courses Taught: 
  • 4th year: MECH408 - Hoisting and Conveying Machinery; MECH413 - Introduction to Finite Element Analysis; MECH453 - Metal Forming Technology; MECH458 - Graduation Design Project; MECH471 - Production Plant Design
  • 3rd year: MECH303 - Manufacturing Engineering; MECH307 - Mechanical Engineering Design; MECH308 - Design of Machine Elements
  • 2nd year: MECH202 - Manufacturing Technologies; MECH206 - Strength of Materials; MECH227 - Engineering Materials
Selected Publications: 
  • Dogan, O., Kapci, M. F., Esat, V., and Bal, B., “Experimental and Molecular Dynamics Simulation-Based Investigations on Hydrogen Embrittlement Behavior of Chromium Electroplated 4340 Steel”, Journal of Engineering Materials and Technology – Transactions of the ASME, 2021, Vol. 143, No. 4, 041010-1 – 041010-10, 10pp. [ISSN print: 0094-4289, ISSN online: 1528-8889] [DOI: 10.1115/1.4051400] [WOS: 000692124800004]
  • Dogan, O., Esat, V., and Bal, B., “Experimental Investigation on Chloroprene and Acrylonitrile Butadiene Rubber Types Reinforced with Nano-Materials”, Materials Research Express, 2019, Vol. 6, No. 8, 0850a4, 11pp. [ISSN online: 2053-1591] [DOI: 10.1088/2053-1591/ab2397] [WOS: 000470226000004]
  • Acar, B. S., Meric, M., and Esat, V., “Hybrid Foetus with an FE Head for a Pregnant Occupant Model for Vehicle Safety Investigations”, International Journal of Crashworthiness, 2018, Vol. 23, No. 5, 540 – 548. [ISSN print: 1358-8265, ISSN online: 1754-2111] [DOI: 10.1080/13588265.2017.1359368] [WOS: 000453359400006]
  • Obaidullah, M., Esat, V., and Sabah, C., “Thin Film (6,5) Semiconducting Single-Walled Carbon Nanotube Metamaterial Absorber for Photovoltaic Applications”, Optical Engineering, 2017, Vol. 56, No. 12, 127101, 10pp. [ISSN print: 0091-3286, ISSN online: 1560-2303] [DOI: 10.1117/1.OE.56.12.127101] [WOS: 000419965800047]
  • Dagdeviren, S., Yavuz, M., Kocabas, M. O., Unsal, E., and Esat, V., “Structural Crashworthiness Analysis of a Ladder Frame Chassis Subjected to Full-Frontal and Pole Side Impacts”, International Journal of Crashworthiness, 2016, Vol. 21, No. 5, 477 – 493. [DOI: 10.1080/13588265.2015.1135522]
  • Zuberi, M. J. S., and Esat, V., “Investigating the Mechanical Properties of Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Epoxy Composite through Finite Element Modelling”, Composites Part B: Engineering, 2015, Vol. 71, 1–9. [ISSN: 1359-8368] [DOI: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2014.11.020]
  • Esat, V., and Acar, B. S., “Pregnant Driver Injury Investigations in Oblique Crashes”, International Journal of Crashworthiness, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 4, 424–429. [ISSN print: 1358-8265, ISSN online: 1754-2111] [DOI: 10.1080/13588265.2012.664008]
  • Esat, V., and Acar, M., “Viscoelastic Finite Element Analysis of the Cervical Intervertebral Discs in Conjunction with a Multi Body Dynamic Model of the Human Head and Neck”, Proc. IMechE, Part H: J. Engineering in Medicine, 2009, 223(H2), 249–262. [ISSN: 0954 4119] [DOI:10.1243/09544119JEIM421]
  • Esat, V., Darendeliler, H., and Gokler, M. I., “Finite Element Analysis of Springback in Bending of Aluminium Sheets”, Materials & Design, 2002, Vol. 23, No. 2, 223–229. [ISSN: 0261 3069] [DOI:10.1016/S0261 3069(01)00062 0]