Prof. Dr. Ahmet N. Eraslan

Dr. Ahmet N. Eraslan

Professor of Engineering Sciences

PhD Iowa State University of Science and Technology


Areas of Interest:

Engineering Mechanics, Fluid Flow and Heat Transfer, Symbolic Computation, Numerical Methods.


Theses Currently Being Supervised:

  1. Emre T. Demirci, Deformation Analysis of Plates Subjected to Underwater Explosions. MSc Thesis in Engineering Sciences.
  2. Yasemin Kaya, Computational Modeling of Creeping Characteristics of Underground Natural Gas Storage in Rock Salt Caverns. PhD Thesis in Engineering Sciences.


Courses Taught:

  1. ES 202: Mathematics for Engineers,
  2. ES 221: Engineering Mechanics I: Statics,
  3. ES 222: Engineering Mechanics II: Dynamics,
  4. ES 225: Statics and Dynamics,
  5. ES 223: Statics and Strength of Materials,
  6. ES 224: Strength of Materials,
  7. ES 361: Computing Methods in Engineering.


Recent Publications:

  • Arslan E., Eraslan A.N., 2010. Analytical Solution to the Bending of a Nonlinearly Hardening Wide Curved Bar. Acta Mechanica 210, 71-84.
  • Arslan E., Mack W., Eraslan A.N., 2010. The Rotating Elastic-plastic Hollow Shaft Conveying a Hot Medium. Forschung Ingenieurwessen (Engineering Research) 74, 27-39.
  • Arslan E., Mack W., Eraslan A.N., 2008. Effect of a Temperature Cycle on a Rotating Elastic-plastic Shaft. Acta Mechanica 195, 129-140.
  • Eraslan A.N., Arslan E., 2008. A Concise Analytical Treatment of Elastic-plastic Bending of a Strain Hardening Curved Beam. The journal of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics (ZAMM) 88, 600-616.
  • Argeşo H., Eraslan A.N., 2008. On the Use of Temperature-dependent Physical Properties in Thermomechanical Calculations for Solid and Hollow Cylinders. International Journal of Thermal Sciences 47, 136-146.
  • Eraslan A.N., Tokdemir T., 2008. The Thermoelastic Response of a Fin Exhibiting Elliptic Thickness Profile: An Analytical Solution. International Journal of Thermal Sciences 47, 274-281.
  • Eraslan A.N., Apatay T., 2008. Analytical Solution of Nonlinear Strain Hardening Preheated Pressure Tube. Turkish Journal of Engineering and Environmental Sciences 32, 1-10.
  • Eraslan A.N., Apatay T., Gülgeç M., 2008. Homojen Olmayan Malzemeden Yapılmış İçi Dolu Dönen Disklerin Elastik-Plastik Gerilme Analizi. Gazi Üniversitesi Mühendislik-Mimarlık Fakültesi Dergisi 23, 627-635.
  • Eraslan A.N., Arslan E., 2008., A Computational Study on the Nonlinear Hardening Curved Beam Problem. International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics 43, 129-143, 2008.
  • Eraslan A.N., Arslan E., Mack W., 2007. The Strain Hardening Rotating Hollow Shaft Subject to a Positive Temperature Gradient. Acta Mechanica 194, 191-211.
  • Akış T., Eraslan A.N., 2007. Exact Solution of Rotating FGM Shaft Problem in the Elastoplastic State of Stress. Archive of Applied Mechanics 77, 745-765.
  • Dalmaz N., Özbelge H.O., Eraslan A.N., Uludağ Y., 2007. Heat and Mass Transfer Mechanisms in Drying of a Suspension Droplet: A New Computational Model. Drying Technology 25, 391-400.
  • Eraslan A.N., 2007. Stresses in FGM Pressure Tubes Under Non-uniform Temperature Distribution. Structural Engineering and Mechanics 26, 393-408.
  • Eraslan A.N., Arslan E., 2007. Plane Strain Analytical Solutions of Rotating Partially Plastic Graded Hollow Shafts. Turkish Journal of Engineering and Environmental Sciences 31, 273-287.
  • Argeşo H., Eraslan A.N., 2007. A Computational Study on Functionally Graded Rotating Solid Shafts. International Journal for Computational Methods in Engineering Science and Mechnanics 8, 391-399.
  • Eraslan A.N., Orçan Y., Sönmez M., 2007. A Comprehensive Stress Analysis of Rotating Variable Thickness Solid and Annular Disks Using von Mises Yield Criterion. ARI The Bulletin of Technical University of İstanbul 54, 8-16.
  • Eraslan A.N., Akış T., 2007. Numerical Solutions of a Simplified Reactive Flow Model. ARI The Bulletin of Technical University of İstanbul 54, 1-7.