Farouk Mishu

Civil and Architectural Engineering

PH.D. Civil Engineering, Strathclyde University, Glasgow, Scotland, 1974
BSCE Al-Hikma University, Bagdad, Iraq 1964



Finite Element Analysis of civil engineering structures
Failure Analysis of Structures
Design of Concrete and steel structures
Development of structural engineering software


     Office: 108C Torrence Hall
     Phone: 615-963-5427 
Email:   fmishu@tnstate.edu

Sample Titles of Paper Publications

Advisement and retention of students by tracking
Engineering Design at the Freshman level
An Approach to teaching Engineering Core Courses An Investigation into the Economics of Using Complex Elements in Plane Stress Analysis
Aspects of Complex Rectangular Elements in Plane Stress Analysis
Numerical Stability of Complex Finite Elements
Plane Frame Analysis in Four Languages
Efficient FEM Code with Low Prices Compilers

Registration and memberships

Professional Engineer in the states Tennessee and Illinois
Member of ASCE, ASEE and WEF

Honors and Awards

Recipient of: the Dean’s Outstanding Faculty Award for Outstanding Academic Instruction, Research and Program Development in Environmental Engineering, December 1999.
Outstanding Campus Representative, ASEE Southern Region 

Sample Courses Taught at Tennessee State University

ENGR 1001, ENGR 1011 Introduction to Engineering I and II
ENGR 2110 Statics, 4 credit hours
CVEN 3410 Theory of Structures, 3 credit hours
CVEN 3420 Reinforced Concrete Design, 3 credit hours
CVEN 5780 Finite element Analysis, 3 credit hours (Graduate Course)
CVEN 5730 Plates and Shells, 3 credit hours (Graduate Course

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