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Charles Osheku

Department of Systems Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, Nigeria

Charles Osheku
Educations
From 10/1999 to 06/2005, PhD , Nigeria
From 11/1997 to 11/1998, MSc , Nigeria
From 11/1988 to 05/1993, BSc , Nigeria
Work Experiences
From 10/2011 to Present, Director , Centre for Space Transport and Propulsion, National Space Research and Development Agency
From 11/2010 to 09/2011, Acting Director , Centre for Space Transport and Propulsion, National Space Research and Development Agency
From 04/2009 to 10/2010, Senior Lecturer , University of Lagos, Nigeria
From 07/2006 to 03/2009, Lecturer I , University of Lagos, Nigeria
From 10/2003 to 02/2009, Lecturer II , University of Lagos, Nigeria
From 04/1997 to 04/1998, Project/Design/Maintenance Engineer , United Technologies Ltd, Lagos
From 07/1995 to 03/1997, Project/Design Engineer , Dolmech Engineering (Nig.) Ltd
From 05/1994 to 06/1995, Project/Field Engineer , Siep-Al (Nig.) Ltd
Speciality
Applied mathematics.
Engineering analysis/design.
Analytical engineering mechanics with specific applications to aerospace/space and ocean environments.
Flow-induced and structural vibrations.
Vibration of laminated structures.
Vibro-Acoustics modelling of 3D laminated enclosures with specific applications to jet and rocket engines.
Ocean engineering mechanics.
Fluid structure interaction mechanics.
Book
Kisabo A.B, Osheku C.A, Adetoro M.A.L, Aliyu F.A “Optimal Solution to Matrix Riccati Equation- For Kalman Filter Implementation” MATLAB: A Fundamental Tool for Scientific Computing and Engineering Applications, Volume 3, Chapter 4, Edited by Vasilios N. Katsikis, ISBN 978-953-51-0752-1, 500 pages, Publisher: InTech
Olunloyo V.O.S, Osheku C.A, “Mechanics of Slip Damping for Sandwich Elastic Beams with Non-Uniform Interfacial Pressure Distribution and Time Dependent Boundary Conditions” Ogunye: Giant Strides in Engineering Education Research and Innovations, a Festschrift in honour of professor Ogunye, Chapter 20, Section B, pp. 183-242.
Charles A. Osheku "Mathematical Equations for Static Buckling of Sandwich Homogenous Elastic Plates with Non-Uniform Interface Pressure in Transverse Magnetic Fields" Emeritus Professor Vincent Olusegun Sowemimo Olunloyo: A Festchrift Celebrating 70 years of Life & Excellence, pp. 99-120.
Charles A. Osheku "Contributions of Distinguished Professor Emeritus Vincent Olusegun Sowemimo Olunloyo in Fluid Structure Interaction Mechanics: A Review" Emeritus Professor Vincent Olusegun Sowemimo Olunloyo: A Festchrift Celebrating 70 years of Life & Excellence, pp. 225-235.
Journal Articles
Adetoro M. A Lanre, Fashanu T. A, Osheku A. Charles (2014) "Parameterization of Micro Satellite Launch Vehicle," Journal of Aeronautics and Aerospace Engineering, ISSN 2168-9792, Vol. 3, No. 2, Article ID 1000134, Aug. 2014, 9 pgs.
Osheku C.A., Damisa O., (2014) “Vibration of Conducting Two-Layer Sandwich Homogeneous Elastic Beams in Transverse Magnetic Fields” Journal of Aerospace Engineering, Vol. 27, No. 3. May-June 2014.
Adeniyi G.O., Savelyev S.K., Osheku C.A., Gbajabiamila B.A. and Babayomi O.O. (2013) "Design of Experimental Test Facility for Investigation of High Temperature Internal Ducts and Flow Processes,"; European Journal of Scientific Research, Volume 108, No 3, Aug 2013, pp. 337-348.
Adebayo M.A, Osheku C.A (2012) “On Structural Vibration and Flexural Modes Determination of Aerospace Vehicles” eCanadian Journal of Technology and Scientific Management, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp. 21-37.
Kisabo A.B, Agboola F.A, Osheku C.A, Adetoro M.A.L, Aliyu F.A (2012) “Pitch Control of an Aircraft Using Artificial Intelligence” Journal of Scientific Research and Reports, Volume 1, No. 1, Article no. JSRR.2012.001, pp. 1-16.
Ojolo S.J, Osheku C.A, Sobamowo M.G (2013) “Analytical Investigations of Kinetic and Heat Transfer in Slow Pyrolysis of a Biomass Particle” International Journal of Renewable Energy Development, Volume 2, No. 2, pp. 105-115.
Osheku C.A (2012) “Mechanics of Static Slip and Energy Dissipation in Sandwich Structures: Case of Homogeneous Elastic Beams in Transverse Magnetic Fields” International Scholarly Research Network Mechanical Engineering, Volume 2012, Article ID 372019, 23 pages.
Kisabo A.B, Osheku C.A, Adetoro M.A.L, Aliyu F.A (2012) “Ordinary Differential Equations: MATLAB/Simulink® Solutions” International Journal of Scientific and Engineering Research, ISSN 2229-5518, Volume 3, Issue 8, 7 pages.
Kuzntsov I.V, Savelyev S.K, Adeniyi G.O, Osheku C.A (2012) “Face Degradation Analysis for Body Having Arbitrary Geometry” European Journal of Scientific Research, ISSN 1450-216X, Volume 84, No. 2, pp.210-222.
Olunloyo, V. O. S, Osheku, C.A. (2012) “On Vibration and Noise Dissipation in Ship and FPSO Structures with Smart Systems” International Scholarly Research Network Mechanical engineering, Volume 2012, Article ID 127238,19.
Osheku, C.A. (2011) “Non-Linear Flow Induced Vibration with Respect to an Offshore Pipeline in Deep Ocean” European Journal of Scientific Research, ISSN 1450-216X, Volume 66, No. 4, pp. 541-562.
Kisabo A.B, Osheku C.A, Adetoro M.A.L, Aliyu F.A (2011) “Fuzzy Logic Control for Expendable Launch Vehicle Autopilot” European Journal of Scientific Research, ISSN 1450-216X, Volume 59, No. 2, pp. 226-240.
Olunloyo, V. O. S, Damisa, O., Osheku, C.A. and Oyediran, A.A. (2010) “Analysis of the Effects of Laminated depth and Material Properties on the Damping Associated with Layered Structures in a Pressurized Environment” Transactions of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering, Volume 34, No. 2, pp. 165-196.
Osheku C.A, Olunloyo V.O.S, Damisa O, Akano T.T (2009) “Acoustic Pressure Waves in Vibrating 3-D Laminated Beam-Plate Enclosures” Advances in Acoustics and Vibration, Volume 2009, Article ID 853407, 14 pages.
Olunloyo, V. O. S., Osheku,C.A. and Damisa, O. (2008) “Vibration Damping in Structures With Layered Viscoelastic Beam-Plate” ASME journal of Vibration and Acoustics ( December 2008), Vol. 130, Issue 6, pp.061002-(1-26).
Damisa, O.,Olunloyo, V. O. S., Osheku, C.A. and Oyediran, A.A. (2008) “Dynamic Analysis of Slip Damping in Clamped Layered Beams With Non-uniform Pressure Distribution at the Interface” Journal of Sound and Vibration Volume 309, Issues (3-5), pp. 349-374.
Olunloyo, V. O. S., Osheku, C.A. and Oyediran, A.A. (2007) “Dynamic Response Interaction of Vibrating Offshore Pipeline on Moving Seabed” ASME Journal of Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Volume 129, No. 2, pp. 107-119.
Olunloyo, V. O. S, Damisa, O., Osheku, C.A. and Oyediran, A.A. (2007) “Further Results Concerning the Static Analysis of Slip Damping With Clamped Laminated Beams” European Journal of Scientific Research, ISSN 1450-216X, Volume 17, No. 4, pp. 491-508.
Damisa, O., Olunloyo, V. O. S., Osheku, C.A. and Oyediran, A.A. (2007) “Static Analysis of Slip Damping With Clamped Laminated Beams” European Journal of Scientific Research, ISSN 1450-216X, 17(4), Volume 17, No. 4, pp.455-476.
Olunloyo V.O.S, Oyediran A.A, Osheku C.A, Adewale A, Ajayi A.B (2012) “Dynamics and Stability of a Fluid Conveying Vertical Beam” Journal of Engineering Research, Volume 17, No. 4, pp. 83-105.
Olunloyo V.O.S, Oyediran A.A, Osheku C.A (2012) “Dynamic Response Interaction of Vibrating Offshore Pipeline and Moving Seabed with Varying Geological and Geo-mechanical Properties” Journal of Engineering Research, Volume 17, No. 4, pp. 107-130.
Aro H.O., Osheku C.A., Olaniyi B, Hamed J.O., Ojo A.O. (2014) "3DOF Flight Trajectory Simulation of a Single Stage Sounding Rocket," International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Vol. 5, No. 9, ISSN 229-5518, Sept. 2014, 8 pgs.
Olayiwola, P.S., Osheku C.A., "Dynamics of a Flexible Offshore Gas Transmission Riser with Random Vortices," International Journal of Mechanics and Applications, 4(3), pp 59-79.
B. K. Aliyu, C. A. Osheku, A. A. Funmilayo and J. I. Musa (2014), "Identifying Stiff Ordinary Differential Equations and Problem Solving Environments (PSEs)", Journal of Scientific Research & Reports, Vol. 3, No 11, pp 1430-1448. DOI : 10.9734/JSRR/2014/9842.
Aliyu B. K., Osheku C. A., Okeke P. N., Opara F. E. and Okere B. I. (2015) "Oscillation Analysis for Longitudinal Dynamics of a Fixed-Wing UAV Using PID Control Design", Advances in Research, Vol. 5, No. 3, 2015, pp. 1-13.
Conference Papers
Aliyu B. Kisabo, Charles A. Osheku, Oyedeji E. O. (2014) "Improved LQR Control System Design for Longitudinal Flight Dynamics of a Fixed-Wing UAV Autopilot"; Proceedings of IAC 2014, the 65th International Astronautical Congress, Toronto, Canada, September 29th - October 3rd 2014, IAC- 14-D9.2.8.
Babayomi O.O., Osheku C.A., Adetoro M.A.L, Okon A., and Opasina A.O. (2013) "Low Cost Ground Test Equipment for Atmospheric Rocket Flights Using Embedded Systems"; Proceedings of IEEE NIGERCON 2013, the 2nd International Conference on Emerging and Sustainable Technologies for Power and ICT in a Developing Society, Owerri, Imo State, November 14th - 16th 2013, pp. 26- 29.
Ogun F. A., Osheku C.A., Kisabo A.B., Adetoro M.A.L. (2012) "Development of Fuel Leakage Detection Sensor in Space Propulsion System"; Proceedings of IAC 2012, the 63rd International Astronautical Congress, Naples, Italy, October 1st - 5th 2012, IAC-12-C4,3,13 x 12861.
Amedu J.O., Osheku C.A., Adetoro M.A.L., Aliyu B.K (2012) "Optimization of Ascent Trajectory and Mass Budget Prediction for a Low Power Experimental Rocket: A Case Study for Centre for Space Transport and Propulsion, Epe, Nigeria"; Proceedings of IAC 2012, the 63rd International Astronautical Congress, Naples, Italy, October 1st - 5th 2012.
Aliyu B.K., Osheku C.A., Adetoro M.A.L., Aliyu A.F., (2011) "Modern Control of Aerospace Vehicle"; Proceedings of the 24th AGM & International Conference of the Nigerian Institution for Mechanical Engineers (NIMechE), Lagos, Nigeria, October 19th - 21st, 2011.
Osheku, C. A., Olunloyo, V. O. S., Akano, T. T. (2010) "Analysis of Flow Induced Acoustic Waves in a Vibrating Offshore Pipeline"; Proc. ASME, 49132; 29th ASME International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, Shanghai, China, June 6th- 11th, 2010, Volume 5, Parts A and B, OMAE2010-20060, pp. 81-97.
Olunloyo V.O.S, Osheku C.A, Kuye S.I (2010) “Vibration and Stability Behaviour of Sandwiched Visco-Elastic Pipes Conveying a Non-Newtonian Fluid”; Proc. ASME; 49132; 29th International Conference on Ocean, offshore and Artic Engineering, Shanghai, China, June 6th-June 11th 2010, Volume 5, Parts A and B, OMAE2010-20065, pp. 99-111.
Olunloyo V.O.S, Osheku C.A, Adelaja A.O (2010) “On the Mechanics of Pipewalking: Case of a Buried Pipeline”; Proc. ASME, 49132; 29th ASME International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Artic Engineering, Shanghai, China, June 6th-June 11th 2010, Volume 5, Parts A and B, OMAE2010-20094, pp. 143-164.
Osheku C.A, Olunloyo V.O.S and Olayiwola P.S (2010) “On the Mechanics of a Subsea Gas Pipeline Vibration”; Proc. ASME, 49132; 29th ASME International Conference on Ocean, Offshore and Arctic Engineering, Shanghai, China, June 6th- June 11th 2010, Volume 5, Parts A and B, OMAE2010-20066, pp. 113-122.
Olunloyo, V. O. S., Osheku, C. A., and Kuye, S.I. (2009) “On the Dynamics and Stability of a Viscoelastic Pipe Conveying a Non-Newtonian Fluid”; Proc. ASME, 43437, 28th ASME International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA 31st May -5th, June 2009, Volume 3, OMAE2009-79588, pp. 511-532.
Olunloyo, V. O. S., Osheku, C. A., and Damisa, O. (2009) “On the Dynamics and Application of Sandwich Hydroelastic Foundation for Offshore Structures and Systems”; Proc. ASME; 43413, 28th ASME International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA 31st May -5th , June 2009, Volume 1, OMAE2009-79565, pp. 541-555.
Olunloyo, V. O. S., Osheku, C. A., and Damisa, O. (2008) “Slip Damping with Multilayered Sandwich Elastic Beams” Proc. ASME, 48739; ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition October 31st –November 6th, 2008, Boston, Massachussetts, USA, Volume 12, IMECE2008-66245, pp. 711-723.
Olunloyo,V.O.S. and Osheku, C.A. (2008) “On the Vibration of Layered Sandwich Elastic Plates” Proc. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition October 31st –November 6th, 2008, Boston, Massachusetts, USA, Volume 12, IMECE2008-66465, pp. 727-740.
Olunloyo, V. O. S., Osheku, C. A., and Ogunmola, B.Y. (2008) “Analysis of Dynamic Stress Propagation in Subsea Pipeline and Flow line Systems”; 27th ASME International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Estoril Portugal, 15th-20th , June 2008, Volume 3, OMAE2008-57089, pp. 101-116.
Olunloyo, V. O. S. and Osheku, C. A. (2008), “Hydroelastic Response of a Subsea Production Platform”; Proc. ASME; 48180, 27th ASME International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering, Estoril Portugal, 15th-20th, June 2008, Volume 1, OMAE2008-57014, pp. 9-26.
Olunloyo,V.O.S. and Osheku, C.A. (2007) “On the Analysis of the effects of Thermal and Time Dependent interface Pressure distribution on Slip Motion for Sandwich Elastic Beams”, , Proceedings of ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Vol.10, PART B, no. IMECE 2007-43896, pp.763-774.
Olunloyo, V. O. S., Oyediran, A.A., Adewale, A., Adelaja, A. and Osheku, C.A. (2007)“Concerning the Transverse and Longitudinal Vibrations of A Fluid Conveying Beam and the Pipe Walking Phenomenon”; Proceedings 26th ASME International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering- OMAE, Vol. 3, no. OMAE2007-29304, pp.285-298.
Olunloyo, V. O. S., Osheku, C.A. and Agboola Femi (2007) “Vibration Damping and Active Noise Control in Ships and Floating Structures” Proceedings 26th ASME International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering- OMAE, Vol. 1, no. OMAE2007-29015, pp.3-17.
Olunloyo, V. O. S., and Osheku, C. A. (2006) “On the Dynamic Behaviour of Offshore Foundation Footings in a Moving Ocean Bed”; Proceedings of the 24th ASME International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering – OMAE, Vol. 1, no. OMAE2006- 92290, pp. 303-318.
Olunloyo, V. O. S., Osheku, C.A. and Damisa, O. (2006) “On the Non-linear Analysis of Pipeline-Soil interaction Dynamics”; Proceedings of the 25th ASME International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering – OMAE, Vol.4, no. OMAE2006- 92285, pp. 183-196.
Olunloyo, V. O. S. and Osheku, C.A. (2005) “On the Effects of a Non-Stationary Seabed on the Morison Hydrodynamic Force for Offshore Structures” Proceedings of the 24th ASME International Conference on Offshore Mechanics and Arctic Engineering – OMAE , Vol. 1B, art. no. OMAE2005- 67475, pp. 955-971.
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