Department of Mechanical Engineering
Recent Refereed Publications

 

  • M. Azzi, J.E. Klemberg-Sapieha, L. Martinu, Corrosion Behavior of Cr(Si)N/301 stainless steel system, ECS Transactions, Vol.35, Iss.17, pp. 67-73, 2011.
  • C. Bou-Mosleh, CFD-Based Aerodynamic Analysis of a Battle-Induced Damaged F-16 Wing, Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Research and Applications in Mechanical Engineering, pp. 57-62, NDU, 2011.
  • D. Amsallem, C. Bou-Mosleh and C. Farhat, Nonlinear Model Reduction Unsing Local Reduced-Order Bases, 7th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM 2011), Vancouver, BC, Canada, July 18-22, 2011.
  • K. Carlberg, D. Amsallem, J. Cortial, C. Bou-Mosleh, and C. Farhat, ‘Efficient Model Reduction of Large-Scale Nonlinear Systems in Fluid Dynamics’, 2011 SIAM Conference on Computational Science and Engineering, Reno, NV, February 28–March 4, 2011.
  • M. Hayek, J. Assaf, W. Lteif, Experimental Investigation of the Performance of Evacuated-Tube Solar Collectors under Eastern Mediterranean Climatic Conditions, Energy Procedia, Vol.6, pp.618-626, 2011
  • M. Hayek, Impulse-Based Vs. Lift-Based Vertical Axis Wind Turbines: CFD Predictions, Proceedings of the International Conference on Advanced Research and Applications in Mechanical Engineering, pp. 75-80, NDU, 2011.
  • E. Chakar, and G. Asmar, Resonant Mode Suppression in a Vibratory System: Application to Earthquake Engineering, 17th International Scientific Conference, USEK, Kaslik, Lebanon, 2010.
  • F. Francis, Sustainable Engineering – A Focus on Green Product Design, International Journal of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Vol.5, pp. 159-170, 2010.
  • F. Francis, Electrochemical Machining of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous Alloys, Steel Grips, pp. 200-203, 2010.
  • N. Metni, Sensor Fusion for Attitude and Bias Estimation for a VTOLUAV, Proceedings of the ASME2010 10th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis (ESDA2010), Istanbul, Turkey, July 2010.
  • N. Metni, Asservissement visuel des engins volants à voilures tournantes, Editions Universitaires Européennes, June 2010, ISBN : 978-613-1-50555-3
  • G. Asmar, E. Chakar, Stress Analysis of an Isotropic Plate Containing Three Aligned Circular Holes under In-Plane Symmetric Loading, Proceedings of the 10th Biennial ASME Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, Istanbul, Turkey, 2010.
  • T. Jabbour, G. Asmar, Stress Calculation for Helical Plastic Gears under Real Transverse contact Ratio, Mechanism and Machine Theory, 44 (12), pp.2236-2247, 2009.
  • E. Chakar, G. Asmar, Resonant Mode Suppression in a Vibratory System: Application to Earthquake Engineering, 16th International Scientific Conference, Beirut Arab University, Beirut, Lebanon, 2009.

  • F. Francis, Environmentally Conscious Quality Function Deployment - A New approach for Green Manufacturing, Proceedings of ACTEA09, Notre Dame University, Lebanon, pp. 340-343, 2009.

  • F. Francis, Total Quality Management-A Tool for Design for Environment, Proceedings of ACTEA09, Notre Dame University, Lebanon, pp. 351-354, 2009.
  • N. Metni, Neuro-Control of an Inverted Pendulum using Genetic Algorithm, Proceedings of ACTEA09, Notre Dame University, Lebanon, pp. 27-33, 2009.
  • E. Chakar, G. Asmar, Analysis of an Isotropic Plate Containing Three Identical Circular Holes Arranged in a Triangular Configuration, Proceedings of ACTEA09, Notre Dame University, Lebanon, pp. 62-67, 2009.
  • M. Hayek, Investigation of Evacuated-Tube Solar Collectors Performance Using Computational Fluid Dynamics, Proceedings of ACTEA09, Notre Dame University, Lebanon, pp. 240-244, 2009.
  • S. Melki, M. Hayek, Building Simulation Tools and Their Role in Improving Existing Building Designs, Proceedings of ACTEA09, Notre Dame University, Lebanon, pp. 503-507, 2009.
  • F. Francis, Electrochemical Machining of Non-ferrous Alloy Al Mg Cu O5, International Conference on Non – Ferrous Metals (NF-MET 2008), Moscow, Russia, November 11-14, 2008.
  • F. Francis, Electrochemical Machining of Ferrous and Non-ferrous Alloys, FAME 2008, International Conference on Fascinating Advancement in Mechanical Engineering, India, December 11-13, 2008.
  • F. Francis, Thermoelectric Plates Cutting Tool Cooling – A Case of Cast Iron, International Conference on Minerals to Materials (M2M 2008), Cairo, Egypt, December 15-18, 2008.

  • M. El Hayek, Mechanical Engineering: NDU Success Stories, NDU Spirit, Issue 42, pp.35-37, 2008.

  • F. Francis, Socially Conscious E-Learning Process, Proceedings of the International Conference on Technology Communication and Education, April 7-9, 2008, Kuwait.

  • F. Francis, Total Quality Management – A Tool for Sustainable Development, Proceedings of First International Conference on Engineering Management (ICEM-2008), March 4-5, 2008, Pakistan.

  • G. Asmar, T. Jabbour, Stress Analysis of Anisotropic Plates Containing Rectangular Holes, International Journal of Mechanics and Structures, Vol.2, No 1, pp. 51-76, 2007.

  • M. El Hayek, Prediction of Turbulent Thermal Boundary Layers Using Scalar Turbulence Modeling Techniques, WSEAS Transactions on Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol.2, pp. 28-35, 2007.

  • M. El Hayek, A New Scalar Reynolds Stress Model for Non-Isothermal Wall Bounded Turbulent Flows, Proceedings of the 5th WSEAS International Conference on Heat Transfer, Thermal Engineering, and Environment, Vouliagmeni (Greece), 25-27 August 2007. [PDF]

  • F. Francis, Environmentally Conscious Quality Function Deployment – A Tool for Sustainable Manufacturing, 6th International Conference on Intelligent Processing and manufacturing of Materials, Salerno, Italy, 25-27 June 2007.

  • J. Rached, N. Daher, Numerical Prediction of Slip Flow and Heat Transfer in Microchannels, Proceedings of the 6th FEA Student Conference, AUB, pp.109-114, 2007. [PDF]

  • M. El Hayek, A. Hammoud, Prediction of Liquid Jet Pump Performance Using Computational Fluid Dynamics, Proceedings of the 4th WSEAS International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Aerodynamics, pp.148-153, IASME/WSEAS, 2006. [PDF]

  • M. El Hayek, A. Hammoud, Numerical Versus Experimental and Analytical Predictions of Liquid Jet Pump Overall Performance, WSEAS Transactions of Fluid Mechanics, Vol.1, pp. 399-406, 2006.

  • T. Jabbour, G. Asmar, A Multi State Feature-Based Assembly Model, International Journal of Product Development, Vol. 3, Nos.3-4, pp.388-403, 2006.

  • T. Jabbour, G. Asmar, C. Ghaith, Analysis of Plastic Helical Gears, Proceedings of the 8th Biennial ASME Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, Torino, Italy, July, 2006.

  • M. El Hayek, Thermal Performance of Stone-Built Old Lebanese Houses as Revealed by Modern Advanced Numerical Methods, Proceedings of PLEA2005 "Environmental Sustainability: The Challenge of Awareness in Developing Countries", Vol.2, pp.791-796, Notre Dame University (Lebanon), 2005. [PDF]

  • F. Francis, Environmentally Conscious Quality Function Deployment - An Approach to Product Planning Under Environmental Considerations, 1st Middle East International Conference on Advances in Civil, Mechanical and Material Engineering, Amman University, Jordan, December 2005.

  • M. El Hayek, Prediction of Heated Turbulent Jet Flow using Advanced Scalar Turbulence Models, paper IMEC2004-3002 in the Proceedings of IMECE2004 "Recent Advances and Applications in Fluid Mechanics", Part I, pp.15-32, Kuwait Society of Engineers, 2004. [PDF]

  • T. Jabbour, G. Asmar, A Concurrent Engineering Approach for the Integration of the Functions of Design, Manufacture and Assembly, Proceedings of the International Mechanical Engineering Conference (IMEC2004), Kuwait, December 2004.

  • F. Francis, The Elaboration Process - A Tool for Uncovering Unspoken Environmental Customer Requirements for Product Development, Proceedings of the International Mechanical Engineering Conference (IMEC2004), Kuwait, December 2004.

  • A. Hammoud, W. Assaf, Performance of Rotating Coarse Brush Skimmer in Oil Spill Recovery. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Oil Spills, Oil Pollution and Remediation, pp.139-153, Istanbul, Turkey, 2003.