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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Up-to-date earthquake and focal mechanism solutions datasets for the assessment of seismic hazard in the vicinity of the United Arab Emirates 

      Sawires, Rashad; Pelaez, Jose A.; AlHamaydeh, Mohammad; Henares, Jesús (Elsevier, 2019)
      This article presents updated and unified Poissonian earthquake and focal mechanism catalogs for the United Arab Emirates and its surroundings. Data were compiled from different local, regional, and international sources. ...
    • Use of Aluminum Alloy Plates as Externally Bonded Shear Reinforcement for R/C Beams 

      Abdalla, Jamal; Abu-Obeidah, Adi Salman; Hawileh, Rami (Elsevier, 2019)
      Fiber Reinforced Polymers (FRP) and steel had proven to be very effective as externally bonded shear strengthening materials However, they both have their shortcomings. Recently developed high strength Aluminum Alloy (AA) ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...