RESEARCH  IN  THE  RECENT  YEARS

(A) PAPERS IN REFEREED JOURNALS/REFEREED  TRANSACTIONS

1. Al-Hammad, A., "Interface Problems between Owners and Maintenance Contractors in Saudi Arabia", Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE  Vol. 9 NO. 3, 1995 (PP. 194-205).

2. Assaf, S., Al-Hammad, A.,   and  Al-Shihah, M.,  "The Effect  of  Faulty  Construction  on Building  Maintenance",  Journal  of  Building  Research  and   Information, Vol. 23, No. 3, 1995 (pp. 175-181).

3. Mahmoud, M.,  Aref, M.,   and  Al-Hammad, A.,  "An  Expert  System  for  Evaluation  and Selection   of  Floor  Finishing  Materials"  Journal  of  Expert  Systems   with Applications, Vol. 10, No. 2, 1996, (pp. 281-303). 

4 Al-Hammad, A.,  and  Assaf, S.,  "Assessment of the  Work  Performance  of  Maintenance Contractors  in  Saudi  Arabia,"  Journal  of  Management  in  Engineering, ASCE, Vol. 12, No. 2, 1996, (pp. 44-49).

5 Al-Hammad, A., Al-Mubaiyadh, S.,  and  Mahmoud, T.,  "Public  Versus  Private  Sectors Assessment  of  Problems  Facing  The  Building Maintenance Industry in Saudi Arabia",  Journal of Building Research and Information, Vol. 24, No. 4, 1996 (pp. 245-254).

6. Al-Hammad, A., and Al-Hammad, I., "Interface Problems  Between Building  Owners  and Designers",  Journal  of  Performance  of  Constructed Facilities,  ASCE,  Vol. 10, No. 3, 1996, (pp. 123-126).

7 Assaf, S., Al-Hammad,  A.,    and   Al-Shihah, M.,  "The   Effects   of  Faulty  Design    and Construction  on Building Maintenance," Journal of Performance of Constructed Facilities, ASCE, Vol. 10, No. 4, 1996, (pp. 171-174).

8. Assaf, S., Al-Hammad, A., and Ubaid A., "Factors Affecting Construction Contractors Performance", Journal of Building Research and Information, Vol. 24, No. 3, 1996, (pp. 159-163)

9 Al-Hammad, A.,  and  Hassanain, M.,  "Value  Engineering  In  The  Assessment of Exterior Building Wall Systems", Journal of Architectural Engineering, ASCE, 1996, Vol. 2, No. 3 (pp. 115-119).

10. Al-Hammad, A., Assaf, S.,  and Al-Hazmi, T.,  "Assessment of the Types of Public Building Maintenance Contracts in Saudi Arabia",   Journal of Building Research and Information , 1996, Vol. 24, No. 6, (pp. 358-362).

11. Said, S., Al-Hammad, A., and Grondzik, W.,  "Measured Annual  Performance of  Ten  Roof and Fourteen Wall Assemblies in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia" ASHRAE   Transaction, Vol.103, Pt 2, 1997.

12. Al-Hammad, A.,  Assaf, S.,  and  Al-Shihah, M., "The  Effect  of  Faculty Design  on Building Maintenance" Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering,  1997, Vol. 3, No. 1, (pp. 29-38).

13. Al-Hammad, A., and Assaf, S., "Architectural Engineering Program at King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals", Journal of Architectural Engineering, ASCE, 1997, Vol. 3, No. 3, (pp. 105-108).

14. Al-Hammad, A. , "Common Interface Problems among Various Construction Parties",  Journal  of  Performance  of  Constructed Facilities,  ASCE,  Vol. 14, No. 2, 2000, (pp. 71-74). 

        15. Assaf, S., Al-Hammad,A., Jannadi, O., and Abu-Saad, S., "Assessment of the Problems of Application of Life Cycle Costing in Construction Projects in Saudi Arabia". Cost Engineering Journal, Vol. 44,No.02,2002.

      
(B) NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL REFEREED CONFERENCES


16. Al-Hammad, A., Al-Mubaiyedh, S., and Mahmoud, T., "Assessment of Problems Facing the Building Maintenance Industry in Saudi Arabia". Proceedings of The Fourth Saudi Engineering Conference, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia,  1995, Vol. 1, (pp. 135-141).  
(This paper was revised and expanded and then published  in Journal of Building Research and Information (Paper # 5).

17. Al-Majed,M.,Al-Hammad,A.,and Daffuaa,S.,"Priority Rating of Public Building Maintenance Work". Proceedings of The Fifth Saudi Engineering Conference , University of Umm Al-Qura,Makkah,Saudia Arabia ,1999,Vol. 1, (pp.123-132).

        18. Assaf, S.,Al-Hammad, A., Jannadi,O.,and Al-Barghothi, M. "A Survey of Proposed Owner-A/E Liability Allocation in Saudi Arabia". AACE International's44th Annual Meeting, Calgary, AB,Canada, June 2000.

        19. Al-Hammad, A."Building Materials and Systems Evaluation and Selection" Symposium of Design/Engineering Specification and the Importance of its Unification, Engineering Committee, Dammam, saudi Arabia, May 2002.

        20. Al-Hammad, A., and Al-Otaibi, G. "Maintenance Efficiency Through Direct labor or Maintenance Contracts" The International Operation and Maintenance Conference in the Middle East Countries, June 2002, Beirut, Lebanon, (pp.203-211).

          21. Al-Hammad, A., and Al-Al-Zahrani, A. "Value Engineering in the Assessment of Concrete Repair Materials" The 2nd International Operation and Maintenance Conference in the Arab Countries Proceedings Vol. I, June 2003, Beirut, Lebanon, (pp.158-177).