Allan T. Dolovich

     Allan T. Dolovich  B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D., P. Eng

    Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineeirng

    Biography

    Education and Experience

    B.Sc., M.Sc. (Man.), Ph.D. (Waterloo)

    Specialization: Solid Mechanics, Stress Analysis, Biomechanics, Numerical Methods, Research in Engineering Education

    Publications

    Refereed Journal Publications
    • Coley, L.M. and Dolovich, A.T. (2006). Finite Element Calculations for Incompressible Materials Using a Modified LU Decomposition, CSME Transactions, 30(3), 315-320.
    • Wang, Y., Besant, R.W., Evitts, R.W. and Dolovich, A.T. (2006). Measurement of Cake Strength in Potash Using a Centrifuge, Part. Part. Syst. Character., 23(5), 399-407.
    Refereed Conference Proceedings
    • Dolovich, A.T., Llewellyn, E.J., Sofko, G. and Wang, Y.P. (2012). The Coriolis Effect - What's Going On?, Canadian Engineering Education Association (CEEA) Conference, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, June 17-20, Paper No. 55.
    • Coley, L.M. and Dolovich, A.T. (2007). Addressing Rank Deficiency in the Finite Element Analysis of Incompressible Materials with QR Decomposition and a Nullspace Approach, 21st Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 3-7, 643-644.
    • Huenison, H.L. and Dolovich, A.T. (2007). A Damped Least Squares Method for Finite Element Analysis of Incompressible Materials, 21st Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 3-7, 639-640.
    • Wang, Y., Evitts, R.W., Besant, R.W. and Dolovich, A.T. (2006). Measurement of cake strength in a potash bed, 5th International Conference for Conveying and Handling of Particulate Solids, Sorrento, Italy, August 27-31, Paper No. 67, Chapter 2, (7 pages) (CD Rom).
    Conference Presentations / Poster Presentations
    • Dolovich, A.T. (2010). Three-Dimensional Rigid Body Dynamics Using Only an Inertial Frame, Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) Symposium, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, September 7.
    • Dolovich, A.T. (2009). Storytelling in the Classroom - A Key to Student Engagement, McGraw-Hill Ryerson 34th National Teaching and Learning Conference, Waterloo, Ontario, February 17-18, Paper No. 2F.
    Invited Lecture/Talk
    • Dolovich, A.T. (Invited) (2011). The University Course and Learning - Is there a Connection?, Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching Effectiveness (GMCTE) Course Design Workshop, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, May 9.

    Research Grants

    2008-2009

    • Principal Investigator, Improved Methods for Teaching and Applying Engineering Dynamics, Gwenna Moss Centre for Teaching Effectiveness, University of Saskatchewan, Funding for Summer Student.
    • Principal Investigator, Improved Methods for Teaching and Applying Engineering Dynamics, USTEP, Funding for Summer Student.
    • Principal Investigator, Improved Teaching Methodologies in Engineering Mechanics, Cameco, CAPES Funding.

    Teaching

    2011-2012

    • GE213.3 - Mechanics of Materials
    • GE226.3 - Mechanics III
    • ME313.3 - Mechanics of Materials I
    • ME318.3 - Mechanical Engineering Laboratory I
    • ME323.3 - Mechanics of Materials II
    • ME495.6 - Industrial Design Project
    • ME866.3 - Systems Identification and Parameter Estimation

    2010-2011

    • GE213.3 - Mechanics of Materials
    • GE226.3 - Mechanics III
    • ME313.3 - Mechanics of Materials I
    • ME318.3 - Mechanical Engineering Laboratory I
    • ME323.3 - Mechanics of Materials II
    • ME495.6 - Industrial Design Project

    2009-2010

    • ME313.3 - Mechanics of Materials 1
    • ME318.3 - Mechanical Engineering Laboratory I
    • ME323.3 - Mechanics of Materials 2
    • ME328.3 - Mechanical Engineering Laboratory II
    • ME495.6 - Industrial Design Project

    2008-2009

    • ME313.3 - Mechanics of Materials 1
    • ME318.3 - Mechanical Engineering Laboratory I
    • ME323.3 - Mechanics of Materials 2
    • ME328.3 - Mechanical Engineering Laboratory II
    • ME495.6 - Industrial Design Project

    2007-2008

    • GE213.3 - Mechanics of Materials
    • GE226.3 - Mechanics 3
    • ME313.3 - Mechanics of Materials 1
    • ME318.3 - Mechanical Engineering Laboratory I
    • ME328.3 - Mechanical Engineering Laboratory II
    • ME495.6 - Industrial Design Project

    Research Projects

    2011-2012

    • Convergence Acceleration for Iterative Methods in Applied Mechanics
    • Finite Element Analysis of Compliant Mechanisms
    • Research in Engineering Education - Advances in Teaching Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

    2010-2011

    • Research in Engineering Education - Advances in Teaching Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

    2009-2010

    • Finite Element Modelling of Soft Tissue
    • Research in Engineering Education - Advances in Teaching Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

    2008-2009

    • Finite Element Modelling of Soft Tissue
    • Research in Engineering Education - Advances in Teaching Theoretical and Applied Mechanics

    2007-2008

    • Finite Element Modelling of Soft Tissue
    • Research in Engineering Education - Advances in Teaching Theoretical and Applied Mechanics