Eugene Boros

I. Eugen Boros
Dr.
Eugene Boros
Dipl. Ing., M.A.Sc., Ph.D., P.Eng, Associate Professor
Office:
SB3125
Telephone:
(613) 541-6000 ext 6356
Fax:
(613) 542-8612
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Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Royal Military College of Canada
PO Box 17000, Station Forces
Kingston, Ontario, CANADA
K7K 7B4

Brief History

Education

  • 1975 - Ph.D.
  • 1970 - M.A.Sc.
  • 1967 - Dipl. Ing.

Industrial Experience

  • 1978-1984 - Engineering Consultant and Partner, Boros Bros. & Associates. Engineering and Architectural design. Investigation of structural and mechanical failures; fatigue testing of Composite Materials.
  • 1974-1977 - Structural Engineer, Bechtel Canada Ltd., Toronto, Ontario. Structural design in the Mining and Metals Division and Test Engineer in the Pipeline Division.
  • 1968-1969 - Civil Engineer, Buro Dr. V. Stehno, Vienna, Austria. Structural design of 10 to 20 stories reinforced concrete apartment buildings.
  • 1967-1968 - Civil Engineer in Training , Construction Enterprise Pitesti, Romania. Construction site supervision of the polyethylene plant, a reinforced concrete structure.

Current and Recent Teaching Duties

Courses taught at RMC:

Course Number Course Name
ME531 Stress Analysis of Composite Materials
ME533 Applied Elasticity
AEE431 Aerospace Structural Design and Stress Analysis
MEE431 / GMF431 Stress Analysis / Analyse des contraintes
MEE331 / GMF331 Strength of Materials / Résistance des matériaux
MEE301 / GMF301 Machine Design / Éléments des machines
MEE315 Fluid Mechanics
AMS / LFTSC Vehicle Mobility - Wheeled and Tracked Vehicles
AERE Stress Analysis and Composite Materials

Laboratories Used For Research and Teaching

Honours and Awards

  • CRAD Research Grants, 1980 - 1990
  • NRC Scholarships, 1971 - 1974
  • NRC Bursary, 1970 - 1971
  • NASA Fellowship, 1969 - 1970
  • Yearly Merit Bursaries, 1964 - 1967

Publications

Refereed Journals and Book Contribution

  • H.S. Benabdallah and I.E. Boros, "FEM Analysis of Axisymmetric Indentation of Layer Bonded to a Rigid Foundation", Transactions of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 22, No. 4A, pp. 379-396, 1998.
  • H.S. Benabdallah and I.E. Boros, "Finite Element Analysis of The Indentation of Thick Coatings by a Cylindrical Indenter", Transactions of the Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 217-232, 1996.
  • B. Budiansky, editor "Buckling of Structures", Springer-Verlag, 1976.

Refereed Proceedings

  • H.S Benabdallah and I.E. Boros, "Finite Element Analysis of The Indentation of Thick Coatings by Spherical and Cylindrical Indenters", Proceedings of the First Canadian Conference on Nonlinear Solid Mechanics, Victoria, BC, June 1999.
  • A.B. Howard and I.E. Boros, "Survey of Machine Design Courses for Mechanical Engineers", Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education/Canadian Conference on Engineering Education, Edmonton, Alberta, June 1994.
  • I.E. Boros and R.H. Vaivads, "Design and Construction of a Research Autoclave", Proceedings of the Canadian Association for Composite Structures and Materials Conference, 2nd International Conference, Ottawa, Ontario, September 1993.
  • I.E. Boros, "Recent Developments in the Buckling of Short Stringer Stiffened Shells subject to Combined Loading: Failure Analysis: Techniques and Applications", Proceedings of the First International Conference on Failure Analysis (ICFA), sponsored by ASM International, Montreal, Quebec, July 19
  • I.E. Boros and R.H.91. Vaivads, "Further Results on the Buckling of an Imperfect Stringer Stiffened Shell subject to Combined Loading", Proceedings of the CSME Mechanical Engineering Forum, Toronto, Ontario, June 1990.
  • I.E. Boros and R.H. Vaivads, "Further Results on the Buckling of Short Stringer Stiffened Shells subject to Combined Loading", Proceedings of the 20th Midwestern Mechanics Conference, Purdue Univ., W. Lafayette, Indiana, August 1987.
  • I.E. Boros, "Nondestructive Buckling of a Short Imperfect Stringer Stiffened Shell Subject to Combined Loading", Proceedings of the 13th Southeastern Conference on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (SECTAM XIII), Columbia, South Carolina, April 1986.
  • I.E. Boros, "Buckling of Short Stringer Stiffened Shells subject to Axial Compression and External Hydrostatic Pressure", Proceedings of the AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS 26th Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Orlando, Florida, April 1985.
  • I.E. Boros and J.P.D. Vachon, "Membrane Stress Distribution around a Cut Out in Cylindrical Shells subject to Torsion", Proceedings of the Twelfth Southeastern Conference on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, (SECTAM XII), Auburn University, Alabama, May 1984.
  • I.E. Boros and R.C. Tennyson, "Some Design Considerations for Imperfect Stiffened Cylinders under Various Loading Conditions", Proceedings of the AIAA/ASME/SAE 17th Structures, Structural Dynamics and Materials Conference, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, May 1976.

Conference and Symposium Proceedings

  • R.J. Ferguson and I.E. Boros, "Teaching Composite Materials with TK Solver", Proceedings of the Eighth Canadian Conference on Engineering Education, Quebec, May 1992.
  • I.E. Boros and R.J. Ferguson, "Using Self-Correcting Assignments to Teach Stress Analysis", Proceedings of the Eighth Canadian Conference on Engineering Education, Quebec, May 1992.
  • I.E. Boros and R.H. Vaivads, "Further Results on the Buckling of a Near-Perfect Stringer Stiffened Shell subject to Axial Compression and External Hydrostatic Pressure", Presented at the 12th Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Ottawa, Ontario, May 1989.
  • Also Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of the American Romanian Academy (ARA), École Polytechnique, Montreal, QC., June 1990.
  • I.E. Boros, "Distribution of Membrane Stresses around a Cut Out in Cylindrical Shells under Axial Compression", Proceedings of the Ninth Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Saskatoon, Sask., June 1983.
  • I.E. Boros, "Membrane Stress Distribution around a Hole in Cylinders under Axial Compression", Proceedings of the Eighth Canadian Congress of Applied Mechanics, Moncton, N.B., June 1981.

Theses

  • I.E Boros, "Effect of Shape Imperfections on the Buckling of Stiffened Cylinders", PhD Thesis, University of Toronto, Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS), May 1975.
  • Also UTIAS Report No. 200, May 1975.
  • I.E. Boros, "An Experimental Photoelastic Analysis of the Stress Distribution around Circular Cutouts in Cylindrical Shells under Axial Compression", MASc Thesis, University of Toronto, Institute for Aerospace Studies (UTIAS), June 1970.
  • I.E. Boros, "Design of an Airport Terminal: A Paraboloid Hyperbolic Structure", Diploma de Inginer Thesis, Polytechnic Inst., Univ. of Cluj, Romania, June 1967.

Other Research and Consulting Activities

  • I.E. Boros, "Fatigue Testing of Unidirectional Glass Reinforced Plastics under Axial Compression", Research Report submitted to Engineering Research Associates, Toronto, Ontario, January 1982.
  • I.E. Boros, "Investigation of the Turntable Bearing Assembly, Failure of a Pitman PC-655 Turret", Report prepared for T.H. Poole Pole Line Construction Ltd., Kingston, Ontario, July 1982.
  • I.E. Boros, "Preliminary Structural Design for the Proposed Plant in Melbourne, Australia", Report prepared for Consumers Glass Co. Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, July 1978.
  • I.E. Boros, "Investigation of the Carton Loft Floor Failure at the Lavington, B.C., Plant", Report prepared for Consumers Glass Co. Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, August 1978.
  • I.E. Boros, "Detailed design and associated drawings of the structural steel Freight Elevator Tower at the Montreal, Quebec, Plant", Report prepared for Consumers Glass Co. Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, August 1977.

Note:

I have also completed 15 other consulting projects consisting of design notes and detailed execution drawings for Consumers Glass Co. Ltd., Toronto, Ontario, during 1977-1978.

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