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    • Communication Network for Ultrasonic Acoustic Water Leakage Detectors 

      Awwad, Ameen; Yahyia, Mohamed; Albasha, Lutfi; Mortula, Maruf; Ali, Tarig (IEEE, 2020-02-10)
      Water leaks in the distribution network produce significant losses and cause serious economic inconvenience especially in areas with water shortage. In this paper, the operational aspects of the most popular offline detection ...
    • Effect of Aggregate Type and Specimen Configuration on Concrete Compressive Strength 

      Yehia, Sherif; Abdelfatah, Akmal; Mansour, Doaa (MDPI, 2020)
      In this paper, concrete mixes utilizing two sizes of natural aggregate and two sources of lightweight and recycled aggregates were used to investigate the effect of aggregate type and specimen size and shape on the compressive ...
    • Enhancement of SAR Speckle Denoising Using the Improved Iterative Filter 

      Yahia, Mohamed; Ali, Tarig; Mortula, Maruf; Abdelfattah, Riadh; El Mahdy, Samy; Arampola, Nuwanthi Sashipraba (IEEE, 2020)
      The recent advancement in synthetic aperture radar (SAR) technology has enabled high-resolution imaging capability that calls for efficient speckle filtering algorithms to preprocess radar imagery. Since the introduction ...
    • Evaluation of FRP Bars under Compression and Their Performance in RC Columns 

      Al Najmi, Laith Abdul-Qader Said; Abed, Farid (MDPI, 2020)
      The behavior of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) bars under compression is not fully understood yet due to the limited research in this area. However, the long-term durability, weathering resistance, and exceptional mechanical ...
    • Evaluation of the contribution of flexural CFRP plates in shear strengthening RC beams 

      Saqan, Elias I.; Nawaz, Waleed; Hawileh, Rami; Abdalla, Jamal (Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil Structures, 2015)
      Strengthening of RC beams for shear has been typically done by externally attaching strips of steel plates or carbon-fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) sheets or plates on the sides of the beams. However, sides of beams ...
    • Experimental and Analytical Investigations of the Use of Groove-Epoxy Anchorage System for Shear Strengthening of RC Beams Using CFRP Laminates 

      Mohamed, Khalid Mustafa Elradi; Abdalla, Jamal (MDPI, 2020)
      Reinforced concrete (RC) beams strengthened in shear with carbon fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) laminates as externally bonded reinforcement (EBR) usually fail due to debonding. This paper presents an experimental and ...
    • External strengthening of shear deficient reinforced concrete beams with flexural CFRP laminates 

      Hawileh, Rami; Nawaz, Waleed; Abdalla, Jamal; Saqan, Elias I. (International Workshop on Performance, Protection & Strengthening of Structures under Extreme Loading (PROTECT 2015), 2015-06)
      This paper presents an experimental investigation of reinforced concrete (RC) beams strengthened in shear with externally bonded flexural carbon-fiber reinforced polymer (CFRP) sheets attached to the soffit of the beam via ...
    • The flexural behavior of bolting and bonding Aluminum Alloy plates to RC beams 

      Abuodeh, Omar Raed; Abdalla, Jamal; Hawileh, Rami (Elsevier, 2019)
      The aim of this experimental investigation is to study the effect of using externally bonded and bolted Aluminum Alloy (AA) plates on the strength, stiffness, ductility and failure modes of Reinforced Concrete (RC) beams. ...
    • INSPECT-PBEE: A performance-based earthquake engineering GUI for IDARC-2D 

      AlHamaydeh, Mohammad; Aly, Nader Essam; Najib, Mohamad; Alawnah, Sameer Allan (Elsevier, 2019)
      Designs that are performance and functionality driven typically mandate the nonlinear analysis. Up To date, nonlinear analysis remains a sophisticated tool that may not appeal to majority of structural/ earthquake practicing ...
    • INSPECT-PBEE: a performance-based earthquake engineering GUI for IDARC-2D 

      AlHamaydeh, Mohammad; Aly, Nader Essam; Najib, Mohamad; Alawnah, Sameer Allan (Elsevier, 2019)
      Designs that are performance and functionality driven typically mandate the nonlinear analysis. Up To date, nonlinear analysis remains a sophisticated tool that may not appeal to majority of structural/earthquake practicing ...
    • INSPECT: A graphical user interface software package for IDARC-2D 

      AlHamaydeh, Mohammad; Najib, Mohamad; Alawnah, Sameer (Elsevier, 2016)
      Modern day Performance-Based Earthquake Engineering (PBEE) pivots about nonlinear analysis and its feasibility. IDARC-2D is a widely used and accepted software for nonlinear analysis; it possesses many attractive features ...
    • An Integrated Building Information Model (iBIM) for Design of Reinforced Concrete Structures 

      Abdalla, Jamal; Eltayeb, Tilal M. (International Conference on Computing in Civil and Building Engineering (ICCCBE), 2018-06)
      The architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) industry involve many disciplines during the life cycle of the building from its conception to its demolition. The civil engineering discipline has many domains related ...
    • Modeling the fire response of concrete beams reinforced with GFRP beams 

      Hawileh, Rami; Naser, Mohannad (International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures, 2016)
      In the last two decades, researchers and engineers studied the possibility of reinforcing slabs and beams with fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) bars instead of the conventionally used steel reinforcement. Such FRP bars have ...
    • Polarimetric SAR Speckle Reduction by Hybrid Iterative Filtering 

      Yahia, Mohamed; Ali, Tarig; Mortula, Maruf; Abdelfattah, Riadh; El Mahdy, Samy (IEEE, 2020)
      Speckle filtering in synthetic aperture radar polarimetry (PolSAR) is essential for the extraction of significant information. In this study, the authors introduced a hybrid iterative filtering scheme. The proposed iterative ...
    • Remote Thermal Water Leakage Sensor With a Laser Communication System 

      Awwad, Ameen; Yahya, Mohamed; Albasha, Lutfi; Mortula, Maruf; Ali, Tarig (IEEE, 2020)
      The change in the temperature of an underground water pipeline and its surrounding environment caused by a leakage has been detected by a variety of devices. Among the most popular technologies are infrared cameras, ...
    • Serviceability and Flexural Behavior of Concrete Beams Reinforced with Basalt Fiber-Reinforced Polymer (BFRP) Bars Exposed to Harsh Conditions 

      Alkhraisha, Hakem; Mhanna, Haya H.; Tello, Noor; Abed, Farid (MDPI, 2020)
      The main objective of this study was to investigate experimentally and numerically the behavior of basalt fiber-reinforced polymer (BFRP) reinforcement exposed to a combination of ultraviolet rays, humidity, and rain. ...
    • Shear Strength of Fiber Reinforced Recycled Aggregate Concrete 

      Ghoneim, Mohamed Ramadan; Yehia, Ayatollah; Yehia, Sherif; Abuzaid, Wael (MDPI, 2020)
      In this paper, shear strength of fiber reinforced recycled concrete was investigated. A Self Consolidated Concrete (SCC) matrix with 100% coarse recycled aggregate and different types of fibers were used in the study. Steel ...
    • Shear Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete Beams Using CFRP Wraps 

      Mhanna, Haya H.; Hawileh, Rami; Abdalla, Jamal (Elsevier, 2019)
      The need to retrofit existing reinforced concrete (RC) structures have increased over the decades due to corrosion of steel reinforcement inside the concrete, neglect and overuse, and increased loading. Experimental and ...
    • Strengthening of reinforced concrete beams in flexure with side bonded CFRP laminates 

      Hawileh, Rami; Salama, Ahmad S. D.; Abdalla, Jamal (Conference on Durability of Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) Composites for Construction and Rehabilitation of Structures (CDCC 2017), 2017-07)
      Carbon fiber reinforcement polymer CFRP laminates are widely used nowadays in civil engineering applications to externally strengthen structural concrete elements against deficiencies in flexure and shear. These deficiencies ...
    • Strengthening of thin reinforced concrete slabs with CFRP laminates 

      Hawileh, Rami; Abdalla, Jamal; Mahmoud, Hasan Saleh (International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures, 2016)
      Over the years, engineers and researchers have been working continuously to reduce the dead loads on buildings by reducing the sizes of structural elements. Slabs add significant dead load to buildings compared to other ...