Professor and Master's Program Coordinator, Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Department
Daytona College of Engineering
Daytona Beach campus

Office Hours

<br>MWF 13.00-15.00 <br>T-TH 10.00-12.00 <br>or by appointment.

  • Ph.D. - Doctor of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering, Old Dominion University

  • ES 305: Thermodynamics
  • ME 304: Introduction to Machine Design


  1. ES-201 Statics
  2. ES-202 Solid Mechanics
  3. ES-204 Dynamics
  4. ES-206 Fluid Dynamics
  5. ES-305 Thermodynamics
  6. ES-403 Heat Transfer
  7. ME-304 Machine Design
  8. ME-303 Vehicle Dynamics
  9. ME-400 Vibrations and Acoustics
  10. ME-410 Advanced Machine Design
  11. AE-304 Structures I
  12. AE-404 Structures II
  13. AE-510 Structural Dynamics
  14. AE-618 Thermal Stresses

Journal Publications since at ERAU

1.  Krysztof Bogdanski, Jean-Michel Dhainaut, “OptimizationAlgorithm for laminated Composite Panels using Nonlinear Modal Finite Elements”, Submitted to Journal of Computational and Applied Mechanics. (Decision January 15, 2016)

2.  Jean-Michel Dhainaut, “Fatigue Life of Curved Panels under Combined Loading,” ASME Journal of Computational and Nonlinear Dynamics, paper CND-13-1315, 2015.

3.  J. M. Dhainaut, and C. Mei, “Nonlinear Response of Plates under Uniform Random Loads Statically Unsynchronized in Time,” Journal of Computational and Applied Mechanics, Vol. 9 No. 2, 2008.

4.  J. M. Dhainaut, G. Cheng, and C. Mei, “Response of Plates under Statistically Unsynchronized Uniform Random Loads using Monte-Carlo Simulation,” Journal of Computational and Applied Mechanics, Vol. 8 No. 1, pp.3-18, 2014.

5.  J. M. Dhainaut, C. Mei, “Nonlinear Sonic Fatigue of Panels Subjected to Nonwhite Pressure Excitations,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 43, No.4, July-August, 2006.

6.  J. M. Dhainaut, B. Duan and C. Mei, “Non-Linear Random Response of Panels Subjected To White-Noise in an Elevated Thermal Environment,” Journal of the Aircraft, Vol. 40, No.4 July-August 2003.

Conference Papers Publications since at ERAU

1.  Jean-Michel Dhainaut, and Jim Woo Lee, “Combining Nonlinear Modal Analysis Code with NASTRAN,” 52th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, 4- 7 April 2011, Denver, CO.

2.  Jean-Michel Dhainaut, “Analysis of Nonlinear Structures and Acoustics Coupling Finite and Boundary Element Methods,” AIAA 2010-2543, 51th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, 12- 15 April 2010, Orlando, FL.

3.  L., Suhani, J. M. Dhainaut, H. Nakhla, “Modeling of Snow Friction of an Aircraft Ski,” AIAA-2010-1279, 48th Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit,4-7 January 2010, Orlando, FL.

4.  Lawrence P. Nicastro III, Mohammed A. Azeez, Jean-Michel Dhainaut, and Sathya N. Gangadharan, and Chelakara Subramanian, “Hybrid Control System for a Launch Vehicle and Spacecraft,” AIAA 2010-2956, 51th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, 12- 13 April 2010, Orlando, FL.

5.  Jean-Michel Dhainaut, “Nonlinear Response of Shallow Shells Subjected to Simulated Non-Gaussian Pressure Fluctuations in a Thermal Environment,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 13-19, 2009, Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

6.   Anastasia M. Taylor, Rajan Khatri, Jean-Michel Dhainaut, and Sathya N. Gangadharan, and Chelakara Subramanam, “Hybrid Control System for Spacecraft Antenna Boom,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 13-19, 2009, Lake Buena Vista, Florida.

7.  Jean-Michel Dhainaut, Xinyun Guo, and Chuh Mei., “Nonlinear Response of Thin Shells Subjected to Unsynchronized Random Loads in Time,” AIAA 2008-1875, 49th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, 7- 10 April 2008, Chicago, IL.

8.  Jean-Michel Dhainaut, Guangfeng Cheng, and Chuh Mei, “Nonlinear Response of Beams to Random Statistically Uncorrelated Random Loads in Time,” EUROMECH Colloquium 483, European Mechanics Society, 9-11 July, 2007, Porto, Portugal.

9.  Jean-Michel Dhainaut, Guangfeng Cheng, and Chuh Mei, “Nonlinear Response of Plates under Uniform Random Loads Unsynchronized in Time,” AIAA 2007-2111, 48th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, 23- 6 April 2007, Honolulu, Hawaii.

10.  Jean-Michel Dhainaut, Michael Desmond, Sathya Gangadharan, and Chelakara Subramanian, “Measuring Aeroelastic Wing Characteristics Using Microsensor Systems (MEMS),” AIAA 2007-1266, 45th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting and Exhibit, 8-11 January 2007, Reno, Nevada.

11.  Jean-Michel Dhainaut, Guangfeng Cheng, and Chuh Mei, “Response of Beams under Uniform Random Loads Unsynchronized in Time,” institute of Sound and Vibration, , July 11-14 2006, Southampton, U.K.

12.  Jean-Michel Dhainaut, Guangfeng Cheng, and Chuh Mei, “Response of Plates under Uniform Random Loads Unsynchronized in Time,” 47th AIAA/ASME/ASCE/AHS/ASC Structures, Structural Dynamics, and Materials Conference, AIAA 2006-1927, 1-4 May 2006, Newport, Rhode Island.

13.  Jean-Michel Dhainaut, “ Preliminary Conceptual Aeroelastic Design,” Proceedings of the 2005 American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference & Exposition, 2005, Portland, Oregon.