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Rahman, Sahidur

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Email: rahman@njit.edu
Office: 2113 GITC
Phone: 973-596-6072
Dept: Engineering Technology
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Professional Affiliation

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Education

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Regional Engineering College, Durgapur, India

Industrial Experiences

SVS Software Solution Inc., New JerseyManager

  • Hired and trained employees in USA as well as India.
  • Staff Consultant for USA clients
  • Human Resources, Managed employees

Durgapur Thermal Power Station, DVC, IndiaAssistant Engineer 

  • Maintained a 210 MW boiler, along with the accessories.
  • Work assignments were designed to develop teamwork for efficiency and for the advance completion of production.

 


Courses I Teach

FLUID MECHANICS
ENGRG GRAPHICS & INTRO TO CAD
ANAL & DGN MACHN ELEM II
APPLIED THERMODYNAMICS
APPLIED FLUID MECHANICS

Academic Experience

New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New JerseyAdjunct Faculty 

  • Taught a variety of mechanical engineering courses such as Applied Fluid Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer, and Stress Analysis.
  • Taught four academic courses each semester with the summer session included.

Essex County College, Newark, New JerseyAdjunct Professor 

  • Taught Engineering Mechanics, Engineering Graphics, AutoCAD and Mathematics (Pre-calculus and College Algebra).

 

Academic Projects

• Designed a Collimator-Shutter Assembly for a medical instrument used for detection of lead in bone with I-DEAS Solid Modeling and System Assembly module.• Designed automotive driveline Cardan Joint using PRO/ENGINEER package.• Developed a graphic software for Computer Aided Process Planning using HOOPS routines called through a FORTRAN program.• Developed a computer vision principle to develop digital images of three-dimensional objects for a computerized robot to sense and recognize the object and to automate the manufacturing process.• Developed a high-level object-oriented program in C language for a 6-degree of freedom robot to perform wide varieties of tasks in a complex three-dimensional environment that required both translation and rotation of robot links.• Developed a routine in AML/3 robot control language for IBM RS-1 robot that runs of series-1 computer (or IBM personal computer). 


Dissertation

Developed a computer-aided design procedure for minimizing the adverse effects of the inertia-induced forces by optimizing mass redistribution amongst the links of high-speed general spatial linkages.

Publications

  • Rahman, S., and Fischer, I. S., “Kinematics of the Generalized Slider-Crank Mechanism” Advances in Design Automation, DE-Vol. 65-1, ASME 1993, pp. 325-331. 
  • Rahman, S., and Fischer, I. S., “Dynamics of the Generalized Slider-Crank Mechanism” Advances in Design Automation, DE-Vol. 65-1, ASME 1993, pp. 333-340.