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    • Numerical Analysis of Film Cooling Shield Formed by Confined Jet Discharging on a Flat Plate 

      Hamdan, Mohammad O.; Orhan, Mehmet Fatih (International Information and Engineering Technology Association, 2019)
      The effects of centrifugal force and thermal conductivity on the effectiveness of a film cooling shield are investigated in this study. A confined jet with 90 degree angle is used, to inject cooling fluid into hot steam, ...
    • A Multi-Objective Allocation Approach for Power Quality Monitoring Devices 

      Shaaban, Mostafa; Osman, Ahmed; Aseeri, Fatema Mahmood (IEEE Xplore Digital Library, 2019)
      With the inception of smart grids and the increased integration of renewable resources, the continuous monitoring of power systems becomes increasingly important to monitor power quality (PQ) and speed up the localization ...
    • Emotion Recognition Based on Fusion of Local Cortical Activations and Dynamic Functional Networks Connectivity: An EEG Study 

      Yahya, Fares; Tariq, Usman; Alex, Meera; Mir, Hasan; Al-Nashash, Hasan (IEEE Xplore Digital Library, 2019)
      In this paper, we present a method to improve emotion recognition based on the fusion of local cortical activations and dynamic functional network patterns. We estimate the cortical activations using power spectral density ...
    • Internet of things based multi-sensor patient fall detection system 

      Khan, Sarah; Qamar, Ramsha; Zaheen, Rahma; Al-Ali, Abdul-Rahman; Al Nabulsi, Ahmad; Al-Nashash, Hasan (National Center for Biotechnology Information, 2019)
      Accidental falls of patients cannot be completely prevented. However, timely fall detection can help prevent further complications such as blood loss and unconsciousness. In this study, the authors present a cost-effective ...
    • Vigilance Decrement and Enhancement Techniques: A Review 

      Yahya, Fares; Tariq, Usman; Mir, Hasan; Alawar, Hamad; Babiloni, Fabio; Al-Nashash, Hasan (MDPI, 2019)
      This paper presents the first comprehensive review on vigilance enhancement using both conventional and unconventional means, and further discusses the resulting contradictory findings. It highlights the key differences ...
    • IoT Based Smart City Bus Stops 

      Kamal, Miraal; Atif, Manal; Mujahid, Hafsa; Shanableh, Tamer; Al-Ali, Abdul-Rahman (MDPI, 2019)
      The advent of smart sensors, single system-on-chip computing devices, Internet of Things (IoT), and cloud computing is facilitating the design and development of smart devices and services. These include smart meters, smart ...
    • Ultrasonically Controlled Albumin-conjugated Liposomes for Breast Cancer Therapy 

      Awad, Nahid S.; Paul, Vinod; Al-Sayah, Mohammad; Husseini, Ghaleb (Taylor and Francis Online, 2019)
      Targeted liposomes have high potentials in the specific and effective delivery of their loaded therapeutic agents to the tumor site. Once at the tumor site, it is important that these liposomes are triggered to release ...
    • The effect of pegylation and targeting moieties on the ultrasound-mediated drug release from liposomes 

      Awad, Nahid S.; Paul, Vinod; Mahmoud, Mohamad; AlSawaftah, Nour Majdi; Kawak, Paul S.; Al-Sayah, Mohammad; Husseini, Ghaleb (ACS Publications, 2019)
      The use of targeted liposomes encapsulating chemotherapy drugs enhances the specific targeting of cancer cells, thus, reducing the side effects of these agents and providing a more patient-friendly treatment. Targeted ...
    • Dynamics of a four-bar mechanism with clearance and springs - Modeling and experimental analysis 

      Ahmedalbashir, Mona Abdullah Hassan; Romdhane, Lotfi; Lee, Jin-Hyuk (Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers and Springer, 2017)
      This paper presents a study of the dynamic behavior of a planar four-bar mechanism with clearance. A spring is added to improve the dynamic response of the mechanism with clearance. Simulations and experimental tests are ...
    • Data Embedding in HEVC Video by Modifying the Partitioning of Coding Units 

      Shanableh, Tamer (Institution of Engineering and Technology, 2019-07)
      This paper proposes a data embedding solution in HEVC videos by modifying the partitioning of Coding Units (CUs). The partitions of a CU are first represented as a sequence of binary flags. The flags pertaining to 16x16 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Multiple Proposals for Continuous Arabic Sign Language Recognition 

      Hassan, Mohamed; Assaleh, Khaled; Shanableh, Tamer (Springer, 2019)
      The deaf community relies on sign language as the primary means of communication. For the millions of people around the world who suffer from hearing loss, interaction with hearing people is quite difficult. The main ...
    • Predicting split decisions of coding units in HEVC video compression using machine learning techniques 

      Hassan, Mahitab Alaaeldin; Shanableh, Tamer (Springer, 2018)
      In this work, we propose to reduce the complexity of HEVC video encoding by predicting the split decisions of coding units. We use a sequencedependent approach in which a number of frames belonging to the video being encoded ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Proton conductivity and morphology of new composite membranes based on zirconium phosphates, phosphotungstic acid, and silicic acid for direct hydrocarbon fuel cells applications 

      Al-Othman, Amani; Zhu, YuanChen; Tremblay, André Y.; Ternan, Marten (Springer, 2016-11)
      The effect of Phosphotungstic acid (PWA) on the proton conductivity and morphology of zirconium phosphate (ZrP), porous polytetrafluoethylene (PTFE), glycerol (GLY) composite membrane was investigated in this work. The ...