Qusai Al-Hamdan


  • 88 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Teaching expertise

Lecturer in: Aircraft Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems; Introduction to Aircraft Propulsion Systems, Aircraft Propulsion and Power Transfer Systems, Airframe and Propulsion Systems 1; Aircraft Engineering Project 2, Airframe and Propulsion Systems 2

Research expertise

Gas Turbine Engines Design, Modelling, Simulation, Component Matching and Testing.
Instrumentation and Data Acquisition Techniques for component and system testing.


Technical Projects


  • Designing and building a computerised static firing test cell to test the actual performance of Ground to Air HAWK missile rocket engine.
  • Upgrading Mirage F1 turbojet engine test cell by computerising the test cell, adding real time data acquisition system and automating some required test procedures.
  • Upgrading a Modular Engine Test Cell (METS) used to test various turboprop and turbo-shaft engines including Rolls Royce T56, Lycoming T53 and Allison 250 engines by computerising the test cell, adding real time Data Acquisition system and automating some required test procedures.
  • Upgrading fuel nozzle test bench by computerising the test bench, adding real time Data Acquisition system and automating some test procedures.
  • Designing and building the requirements of upgrading Pratt & Whitney F100 engine test cell.



Academic Qualifications

PhD (Gas Turbine Engines), University of Hertfordshire, UK
BSc (Mechanical Engineering), Mu’tah University, Jordan

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Qusai Al-Hamdan is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Gas turbines Engineering & Materials Science
Turbines Engineering & Materials Science
Power generation Engineering & Materials Science
Turbine components Engineering & Materials Science
Combined cycle power plants Engineering & Materials Science
Accretion Mathematics
Radial flow Engineering & Materials Science
Centrifugal compressors Engineering & Materials Science

Research Output 2004 2017

  • 88 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 6 Article
  • 1 Conference contribution
114 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Turbine components
Power generation
Gas turbines
268 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
Centrifugal compressors
Gas turbines
Permanent magnets
Power generation

Application of microphone arrays for the detection of acoustic noise in porous panel shields

Mustafa, M., Polanco, G., Gao, Q., Xu, Y., Mustafa, A. & Al-Hamdan, Q., 26 Jan 2015, 5th IEEE Conference on Cognitive Infocommunications (CogInfoCom) - 2014. IEEE, p. 549-553 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

noise hazards
wind tunnel tests
83 Downloads (Pure)

Thermodynamic Analysis of Different Configurations of Combined Cycle Power Plants

Al-Hamdan, Q. & Ebaid, M., Nov 2015, In : Mechanical Engineering Research. 5, 2, p. 89-113

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Combined cycle power plants
Gas turbines
1 Citation (Scopus)

Atmospheric Ice Accretion Measurement Techniques

Virk, M., Mustafa, M. & Al-Hamdan, Q., 19 Oct 2011, In : The International Journal of Multiphysics. 5, 3, p. 229-241 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Measurement Techniques
Numerical Modeling
Snow and ice removal

Press / Media