Courses

Microstructure of cement paste; special cements; concrete-environment interactions; time-dependent effects: Creep and shrinkage; use of marginal and recycled aggregate; polymers and polymer concrete systems: properties and use. Fiber reinforced...
Engineering materials (general properties, testing and specifications).  Stress-strain behavior of concrete and reinforcing bars.  Properties and testing of concrete making materials (cement, aggregates, mixing water and admixtures).  Requirements...
Introduction and fundamentals of mechanics of deformable materials. Concept of stress and strain and Hooke’s law. Concept of failure, yield and allowable stresses. Factor of safety and allowable stress design. Limitations of strains and deformations...
Introduction to concrete technology; composition and properties of concrete; tests of fresh and hardened concrete, analysis of simple and continuous beams, design for bending and shear. Design of short columns, bond strength and development length....
Introduction to reinforced concrete and building codes.  Limit states and design philosophy.  Flexural behavior of reinforced concrete beams.  Design of beams for flexure and shear in accordance with strength design method of SBC-304.  Development...
Force systems; vector analysis, moments and couples in 2D and 3D. Equilibrium of force systems. Analysis of structures; plan trusses and frames. Distributed force system; centroids and composite bodies. Area moments of inertia. Analysis of beams....
OVER ALL COURSES Under-graduate: At King Saud University: (2005-present):Taught several courses, supervised and participated in the examination committees of many graduation projects.Courses taught include: CE 306: Properties and Testing of...