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Publications
Journal Papers:
 

  1. Altoubat, S., Ousmane, H., and Barakat, S. (2015). "Experimental Study of In-Plane Shear Behavior of Fiber-Reinforced Concrete Composite Slabs." ASCE J. Struct. Eng., 10.1061/(ASCE)ST.1943-541X.0001413 , 04015156.
  2. Ardavan Yazdanbakhsh, Salah Altoubat, and Klaus-Alexander Rieder, "Analytical Study on Shear Strength of Macro Synthetic Fiber Reinforced Concrete Beams, " Engineering Structures, (100), 2015, pp. 622-632. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.engstruct.2015.06.034
  3. Salah Altoubat, Hisseine Ousmane, Samer Barakat, "Effect of Fibers and Welded-Wire Mesh on Diaphragm Behavior of Composite deck slabs,"  Steel and Composite Structures, An International Journal", Vol. 19, No. 1, July, 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/scs.2015.19.1.153
  4. Moussa Leblouba, Salah Altoubat, Muhammed Ekhlasur Rahman and Balaji Palani Selvaraj, "Elliptical Leaf Spring Shock and Vibration Mounts with Enhanced Damping and Energy Dissipation Capabilities Using Lead Spring,"  Shock and Vibration, vol. 2015, Article ID 482063, 12 pages, 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/482063
  5. Samer Barakat, Ahmad Al Mansouri, Salah Altoubat, "Shear Strength of Steel Beams with Trapezoidal Corrugated Webs Using Regression Analysis," Steel and Composite Structures, An International Journal: http://dx.doi.org/10.12989/scs, Vol. 18, No. 3, March 2015, pp. 757-773.
  6. Hisseine Ousmane, Salah Altoubat, and Samer Barakat, "Horizontal shear strength of fiber-reinforced composite deck slabs tested in the weak direction", International Journal of Civil and Structural Engineering [ISSN: 2372-3971], Vol. 2, Issue 1, April, 2015, pp. 206-210. DOI: 10.15224/978-1-63248-030-9-61
  7. Samer Barakat, Omar Nassif, "Optimization of Truss Structures Using Genetic Algorithms with Domain Trimming (GADT), International Journal of Civil and Structural Engineering– IJCSE, Volume 2: Issue 2 [ISSN : 2372-3971], Publication Date: 19 October, 2015. DOI: 10.15224/978-1-63248-057-6-86
  8. Samer Barakat, Radhi Al Zubaidi, Maher Omar, Probabilistic-Based Assessment of the Bearing Capacity of Shallow Foundations. Arabian Journal of Geosciences DOI: 10.1007/s12517-014-1581-x. August 2015, Volume 8, Issue 8, pp 6441-6457.
  9. Samer Barakat, Ahmad Al Mansouri, Salah Altoubat, Experimental Study on the Shear Strength of Steel Beams with Trapezoidal Corrugated Webs, International Journal of Civil and Structural Engineering– IJCSE, Volume 2 : Issue 2 [ISSN : 2372-3971], Publication Date: 19 October, 2015.
  10. Balaji P.S. Moussa L., Muhammad E.R., Lau Ho, 2015, "Static lateral stiffness of wire rope isolators", Mechanics Based Design of Structures and Machines, Taylor and Francis, Accepted
  11. Balaji P.S. Moussa L., Muhammad E.R., Lau Ho, 2015, "An analytical study on the static vertical stiffness of wire rope isolators", Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Springer, Accepted
  12. Balaji P.S., Muhammad E.R. Moussa L., Lau Ho, 2015, "Wire rope isolators for vibration isolation of equipment and structures–A review", Materials Science and Engineering, IOP Press
  13. Zeiada, W.A., K.E. Kaloush, S.B. Underwood, and M.S. Mamlouk. "Development of Test Protocol to Measure Axial Fatigue Damage and Healing, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1750, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2015. (Accepted)
  14. Gundla, A., J. Medina, P. Gudipudi, R. Stevens, R. Salim., W.A. Zeiada, and S.B. Underwood, "Investigation of Aging in Hydrated Lime and Portland Cement Modified Asphalt Concrete at Multiple Length Scales," Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering, ASCE, 2015 (Accepted).
  15. Zeiada, W.A., S.B. Underwood, and K.E. Kaloush, "Impact of Asphalt Concrete Fatigue Endurance Limit Definition on Pavement Performance Prediction," International Journal of Pavement Engineering (IJPE), 2015. (Accepted)
  16. Junaid MT, Kayali O, Khennane A, "A Mix Design Procedure for Low Calcium Alkali Activated Fly Ash-based Concretes", Construction & Building Materials, vol79, pp 301-310, 2015. doi:10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2015.01.048
  17. Qudah, S. and Maalej, M. (2014) "Application of Engineered Cementitious Composites (ECC) in interior beam-column connections for enhanced seismic resistance," Engineering Structures (Elsevier, UK), Vol. 69, No. 1, pp. 235-245. (doi:10.1016/j.engstruct.2014.03.026)
  18. Balaji P.S. Moussa L., Muhammad E.R., Vuia L., 2014, "Experimental investigation on the hysteresis behavior of the wire rope isolators", Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Springer
  19. Brabha H. N., Ahmed F., Muhammad E.R., Mohammad A.M., Moussa L., 2014 "Mechanical and durability properties of medium strength self-compacting concrete with high volume fly ash and blended aggregates", Periodica Polytechnica Civil Engineering
  20. Zeiada, W.A., Souliman, M.I., K.E. Kaloush, M.S. Mamlouk, and S.B. Underwood. "Comparison of Fatigue Damage, Healing, and Endurance Limit using Beam and Uniaxial Fatigue Tests, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 1853, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2014, Vol. 4, No 4826, pp. 32-41.
  21. Underwood, S.B., and W.A. Zeiada "Modeling Micro-damage Healing in Asphalt Concrete with a Smeared Continuum Damage Approach, Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board, No. 5071, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., Vol. 4, No 2447, pp. 126-135, 2014.
  22. Zeiada, W.A., S.B. Underwood, T. Pourshams, J.J. Stempihar, and K.E. Kaloush. "Comparison of Conventional, Polymer, and Rubber Asphalt Mixtures Using Viscoelastic Continuum Damage Model", Road Materials and Pavements Design Journal, Volume 15, Issue 3, pp. 588-605, 2014.

     
Conference Proceedings/Presentations:
 

  1. Salah A. Altoubat , Moussa L., Deena B., 2015, "Shrinkage Cracking of Self Compacting Concrete (SCC) with Supplementary Cementitious Materials", Proceedings of the 2nd R.N. Raikar International Conference and Banthia-Basheer International Symposium on Advances in Science and Technology of Concrete, 18-19 December 2015, Mumbai, India
  2. Alberto Crespo Iniesta, Miguel Diago, Salah Al-Toubat, Maher Omar, Thomas Delclos, Tariq Shamim and Nicolas Calvet, "  Mechanical characterization of desert sand and design of a conical hopper for a solid particle solar receiver, Graduate Students Research Conference-UAE GSRC 2015, Abu Dhabi, March, 2015.
  3. Samer Barakat, Omar Nassif, Optimization of Truss Structures Using Genetic Algorithms with Domain Trimming (GADT), 3rd International Conference On Advances in Civil and Structural Engineering-CSE 2015– Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 11-12-April 2015.
  4. Samer Barakat, Mohammad AlHamaydeh, Omar Nassif, Optimization of Seismic Isolation Systems with Viscous Fluid Dampers using Genetic Algorithms, COMPDYN 2015, 5th International Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Crete Island, Greece, 25-27 May 2015.
  5. Samer Barakat, Ahmad Al Mansouri, Salah Altoubat, Experimental Study on the Shear Strength of Steel Beams with Trapezoidal Corrugated Webs, 3rd International Conference On Advances in Civil and Structural Engineering-CSE 2015– Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 11-12-April 2015.
  6. Mohammad AlHamaydeh, Samer Barakat, Omar Nassif Optimization of Quatropod Jacket Support Structures for Offshore Wind Turbines Subject to Seismic Loads using Genetic Algorithms, COMPDYN 2015, 5th International Conference on Computational Methods in Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering, Crete Island, Greece, 25-27 May 2015.
  7. Moussa L., 2015, "Using computer algebra systems in teaching structural analysis and design optimization", Proceedings of the 7th international forum on Engineering Education (IFEE 2015), Sharjah
  8. Benazouz C., Moussa L., Youcef M., Abderrahmane K., 2015 "Improved procedure for design and evaluation of structures: multi-degree of freedom systems", Proceedings of the International Conference on Innovations in Civil and Structural Engineering (ICICSE'15), Istanbul, Turkey
  9. Balaji P.S., Muhammad E.R. Moussa L., Lau Ho, 2015, "Vibration isolation of structures and equipment using Wire rope isolators", Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Recent Trends in Engineering & Technology, Nashik, India
  10. Zeiada, W.A., "Laboratory Characterization and Structural Design Considerations of Fiber-Reinforced Asphalt Concrete". Presented at 4th IRF Middle East Regional Congress & Exhibition, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 2015).
  11. Jeff, J.S., W.A. Zeiada, S.B. Underwood, and K.E. Kaloush. "Laboratory Cracking Evaluation of a Warm Mix Rubber Modified Pavement", Rubberized Asphalt Rubber 2015, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 2015.
  12. Kaloush, K.E., W.A. Zeiada, and Jeff, J.S., "Fiber Reinforced Asphalt Concrete: Performance Tests and Pavement Design Consideration", 6th International Conference: Bituminous Mixtures and Pavements VI. pp. 313 -318, June 2015.
  13. Zeiada, W.A., K. Hamad. "Sustainable Practices of Pavement Engineering". 3rd Towards Sustainable Development International Conference (3rd TSDIC2015), University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE, March 2015.
  14. Khaled. H., M. Omar, R. Al-Ruzouq, W.A. Zeiada, and R. Raad. "Sustainable Public Transportation Potential at Sharjah University City". 3rd Towards Sustainable Development International Conference (3rd TSDIC2015), University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE, March 2015.
  15. Zeiada, W.A., S.B. Underwood, and K.E. Kaloush, "Impact of Asphalt Concrete Fatigue Endurance Limit Definition on Pavement Performance Prediction," CD-ROM No. 5139, 94th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2015.
  16. Gundla, A., J. Medina, P. Gudipudi, R. Stevens, R. Salim., W.A. Zeiada, and S.B. Underwood, "Multi Scale Investigation of Aging in Hydrated Lime and Portland Cement Modified Asphalt Concretes,"  CD-ROM No. 5174, 94th Annual Transportation Research Board Meeting, Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington, D.C., 2015.
  17. Maalej, M., Quek, S.T., Zhang, J., and Lin, V.W.J. "Behavior of Hybrid Fiber ECC Panels Subjected to Low and High Velocity Projectile Impact—A Review," 2nd Annual International Conference on Architecture and Civil Engineering (ACE 2014), March 24-25, 2014, Singapore, M.S.T. Anderson, and P.C.O. Anderson (Eds), Global Science and Technology Forum (GSTF), Singapore, pp. 155-162 (doi: 10.5176/2301-394X_ACE14.07).
  18. Hisseine Ousmane, Salah Altoubat, and Samer Barakat,  "Horizontal shear strength of fiber-reinforced composite deck slabs tested in the weak direction", Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on the Advances of Civil, Structural , and Environmental Engineering (ACSEE), Zurich, Switzerland, October, 2014. (Selected for publication in the International Journal of Civil and Structural Engineering).
  19. Samer Barakat, Ahmad Al Mansouri, Salah Altoubat, "Shear Strength of  Steel Beams with Trapezoidal Corrugated Webs Using Regression Analysis," Civil Engineering for Sustainability and Resilience International Conference, CESARE '14, Amman, Jordan, 2014
  20. Underwood, S.B., W.A. Zeiada, and K.E. Kaloush, "Comparison of Hot Mix Asphalt Endurance Limit Using Nchrp944-A Developed Methodology to other Analytical Techniques," 2014 International Conference on Perpetual Pavement (ICPP), Columbus, Ohio, USA, October 2014.
  21. Zeiada, W.A., K.E. Kaloush, S.B. Underwood, and M.S. Mamlouk. "Uniaxial Fatigue Testing of Diverse Asphalt Concrete Mixtures," ISAP Conference, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA, June 2014.

     
Master/Ph.D. Thesis:
  • Balaji Palani Silvaraj, PhD thesis titled: "Wire Rope Isolation System for Shock and Vibration Control" co-supervised by Dr. Moussa Leblouba
  • Karzad, AbdulSaboor, MSc thesis titled: "Shear Strengthening of Reinforced Concrete Beams Using Fiber Reinforced Polymer" under the supervision of Dr. Salah Altoubat and Prof. Mohammed Maalej.
  • Eman Nayef Alburai, MSc thesis titled: "Behavioral Trends of RC Beams Strengthened in Shear with Externally Bonded Fiber Reinforced Polymer (EB-FRB)" under the supervision of Prof. Samer Barakat and Dr. Salah Altoubat
  • Mohammed Baroud, MSc thesis titled: "One Dimensional Dynamic Nonlinear Site Response Analysis: Application on the City of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates" under the supervision of Dr. Moussa Leblouba and Dr. Maher Omar.