Publications

 

Refereed Conference Papers

 

 

            1.         Al‑Amoudi, O.S.B., Rasheeduzzafar, and Maslehuddin, M., “Permeability and Corrosion Resisting Characteristics of Fly Ash Concrete in Arabian Gulf Countries,” Proceedings, ACI SP‑114, American Concrete Institute, Detroit, Vol. 1, 1989, pp. 295‑313.

 

            2.         Al‑Amoudi, O.S.B., Rasheeduzzafar, Abduljauwad, S.N., and Maslehuddin, M., “Performance of Plain and Blended Cements in High Chloride‑Sulfate Environments,” Proceedings, 2nd CANMET/ACI International Conference on Durability of Concrete, Montreal, Canada, Supplementary Volume, August 1991, pp. 423-444.

 

            3.         Al‑Amoudi, O.S.B., Abduljauwad, S.N., El‑Naggar, Z.R., and Safar M.M., “Geotechnical Considerations on Laboratory and Field Testing of Sabkha,” Proceedings, Symposium on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Engineering III, Singapore, Vol. 1, August 1991, pp. 1‑6. 

 

            4.         Al‑Amoudi, O.S.B., and Asi, I.M., “An Investigation on Improvement of Sabkha Properties,” Proceedings, Symposium on Recent Advances in Geotechnical Engineering III, Singapore, Vol. 1, August 1991, pp. 7‑12.

 

            5.         Al‑Amoudi, O.S.B., Rasheeduzzafar, and Maslehuddin, M., “Investigations on Use of Mineral Admixtures for the Production of Durable Concrete,” Proceedings, Third Saudi Engineering Conference, King Saud University, Riyadh, Vol. 1, November 1991, pp. 459‑464. 

                                               

            6.         Al‑Amoudi, O.S.B., Rasheeduzzafar, Abduljauwad, S.N., and Maslehuddin, M., “Effect of Chloride‑Sulfate Ions on Reinforcement Corrosion and Sulfate Deterioration in Blended Cements,” Proceedings, ACI SP-132, American Concrete Institute, Detroit, Vol. 2, 1992, pp. 1105-1123. 

 

            7.         Al‑Amoudi, O.S.B., Abduljauwad, S.N., Rasheeduzzafar, and Maslehuddin, M., “Effect of Chloride and Sulfate Salts in Sabkha on Performance of Concrete,” Proceedings, Symposium on Building Deterioration in the Arab World and Methods of Repair, Riyadh, 1992, pp. 79‑88 (in Arabic).

 

            8.         Khan, C.N.S.A., Maslehuddin, M., Al‑Amoudi O.S.B., and Abdulmajeed M.A., “Effect of Soil Chemistry on Corrosion of Reinforcing Steel in Underground Structures,” Preprint, Symposium on Corrosion and Its Control, King Saud University, May 1992, pp. 101‑109. 

 

            9.         Maslehuddin, M., and Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Corrosion of Reinforcing Steel in Concrete: Its Monitoring and Prevention,” Preprint, Symposium on Corrosion and Its Control, King Saud University, May 1992, pp. 110-125.

 

            10.       Asi, I.M., Al‑Abdul Wahhab, H.I., and Al‑Amoudi, O.S.B., “An Investigation on Clegg Impact Hammer in Saudi Arabia,” Proceedings, The Jordanian Conference of Civil Engineering, Amman, Vol. 1, June 1992, pp. 55‑66.

 

            11.       Al‑Amoudi, O.S.B., Rasheeduzzafar, Maslehuddin M., and Abduljauwad, S.N., “Durability Evaluation of Plain and Blended Cements in Aggressive Media,” Proceedings, 9th International Congress on the Chemistry of Cement (9th ICCC), New Delhi, India, National Council of Cement and Building Materials, Vol. V, December 1992, pp. 438-444.

 

            12.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., Rasheeduzzafar, Maslehuddin, M., and Abduljauwad, S.N., “Durability Considerations for Construction of Substructures in Sabkha Environments,” Proceedings, 4th International Conference on Structural Failure, Durability and Retrofitting, Singapore, July 1993, pp. 280-287.

 

            13.       Al‑Amoudi, O.S.B., Maslehuddin, M., and Rasheeduzzafar, “Permeability of Concrete ‑ Influential Factors,” Proceedings, 4th International Conference on Deterioration and Repair of Reinforced Concrete in the Arabian Gulf, Macmillan, G.L. (Editor), Bahrain, Vol. II, October 1993, pp. 717-733.

 

            14.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., Rasheeduzzafar, Maslehuddin, M., and Almusallam, A.A., “Improving Concrete Durability in the Arabian Gulf,” Proceedings, 4th International Conference on Deterioration and Repair of Reinforced Concrete in the Arabian Gulf, Macmillan, G.L. (Editor), Bahrain, Vol. II, October 1993, pp. 927-941.

 

            15.       Abduljauwad, S.N., Al‑Amoudi, O.S.B., and El‑Naggar, Z.R., “On the Geotechnical Problems of Sabkha: Evaluation of Grain Size Distribution,” Proceedings, 2nd Geotechnical Engineering Conference, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, Vol. I, January 1994, pp. 2-20.

 

            16.       Al-Abdul Wahhab, H.I., Asi, I.M., and Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Investigation on Stabilization of a Saudi Sabkha Soil,” Proceedings, 2nd Geotechnical Engineering Conference, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, Vol. I, January 1994, pp. 500-511.

 

            17.       Maslehuddin, M., Rasheeduzzafar, Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., and Al-Mana, A.I., “Concrete Durability in a Very Aggressive Environment,” Proceedings, ACI SP-144, American Concrete Institute, Detroit, 1994, pp. 191-211.

 

            18.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., Rasheeduzzafar, Maslehuddin, M., and Abduljauwad, S.N., “Performance of Plain and Blended Cements in High Chloride Environments,” Proceedings, ACI SP-145, American Concrete Institute, Detroit, May 1994, pp. 539-555.

 

            19.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “A State-of-the-Art Report on the Geotechnical Problems in Sabkha Soils and Methods of Treatment,” Proceedings, 1st ASCE-SAS Regional Conference and Exhibition, “Advanced Technology in Civil Engineering,” Bahrain, September 1994, pp. 53-77.

 

            20.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., Abduljauwad, S.N., Rasheeduzzafar, and Maslehuddin, M., “Influence of Fly Ash on the Durability of Concrete in the Aggressive Environment of the Arabian Gulf,” Proceedings, 11th International Symposium on Use and Management of Coal Construction By-Products (CCBs), American Coal Ash Association, Orlando, Florida, Vol. 1, January 1995, pp. 24/1-24/15.

 

            21.       Abduljauwad, S.N. and Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “The Geologic Impact on the Behaviour of Saline Sabkha Soils,” Proceedings, XI European Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering (XI ECSMFE), Copenhagen, Denmark, May 28th to June 1st, Vol. 7, 1995, pp. 7.1-7.6

 

            22.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., Almusallam, A.A., Khan, M.M., and Maslehuddin, M., “Effect of Hot Weather on the Compressive Strength of Plain and Blended Cement Mortars,” Proceedings, Fourth Saudi Engineering Conference, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Vol. II, November 1995, pp. 193-199.

 

            23.       Maslehuddin, M., Elleithy, W.M., Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., and Al-Sulaimani, G.J., “Use of Fusion-Bonded Epoxy-Coated Steel Bars: Needed Research,” Proceedings, Fourth Saudi Engineering Conference, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Vol. II, November 1995, pp. 271-280.

           

            24.       Asad, M., Baluch, M.H., Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., Al-Gadhib, A.H., and Alghamdi, S.A., “Moisture Diffusion and Shrinkage in Concrete Repair Materials,” Proceedings, Fourth Saudi Engineering Conference, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Vol. II, November 1995, pp. 289-295.

 

            25.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Soil Stabilization and Durability of Reinforced Concrete in Sabkha Environments,” Proceedings, Fourth Saudi Engineering Conference, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Vol. II, November 1995, pp. 313-338.

 

            26.       Khan, Z.A., Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., Asi, I.M., and Al-Abdul Wahhab, H.I., “Field and Laboratory Assessment of the Clegg Hammer-CBR Correlation,” Proceedings, Fourth Saudi Engineering Conference, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Vol. II, November 1995, pp. 339-345.

 

            27.       Aiban, S.A., Asi, I.M., and Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Stabilization of Ras Al-Ghar Sabkha Soil with Lime,” Proceedings, Fourth Saudi Engineering Conference, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Vol. II, November 1995, pp. 401-407.

 

            28.       Tawabini, B.S., Maslehuddin, M., and Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Evaluating the Performance of Portland and Blast Furnace Slag Cements,” Proceedings, Fourth Saudi Engineering Conference, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Vol. V, November 1995, pp. 225-232.

 

            29.       Asi, I.M., Al-Abdul Wahhab, H.I., and Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Influence of Water Content and Compactive Effort on the Compressive Strength of RCC Mixtures,” Proceedings, 2nd ASCE-SAS Regional Conference, Beirut, Lebanon, Vol. 2, November 1995, pp. 627-637.

 

            30.       Al-Juruf, R.S., Mohiuddin, N.A., Azad, A.K., and Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Prediction of In-Situ Concrete Strength Using 50 mm Diameter Cores,” Proceedings, 2nd ASCE-SAS Regional Conference, Beirut, Lebanon, Vol. 2, November 1995, pp. 837-848.

 

            31.       Asad, M., Baluch, M.H., Al-Gadhib, A.H., Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., and Alghamdi, S.A., “Nonlinear Finite Element Model for Moisture Diffusion in Repair Materials,” Proceedings, 2nd ASCE-SAS Regional Conference, Beirut, Lebanon, Vol. 2, November 1995, pp. 891-898.

 

            32.       Ashrafuddin, M., Asad, M., Abdul Waris, M., Azad, A.K., and Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Assessment of Concrete Using Combined Method,” Proceedings, Maintenance of Buildings - Public Structures and Preventive Measures Symposium, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, March 11-13, 1996, pp. 43-53.

 

            33.       Aiban, S.A., Al-Abdul Wahhab, H.I., and Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Performance Evaluation of a Stabilized Road Section in Dammam, Saudi Arabia,” Proceedings, Maintenance of Buildings - Public Structures and Preventive Measures Symposium, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, March 11-13, 1996, pp. 147-156.

            34.       Aiban, S.A., Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., Asi, I.M., and Al-Zahrani, A.I., “Chemical Stabilization of Ras Al-Ghar Sabkha Soil,” Proceedings, 12th Southeast Asian Geotechnical Conference (12SEAGC), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Vol. 1, May 1996, pp. 265-270.

 

            35.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., and Maslehuddin, M., “Concrete Protection in Aggressive Media,” A Leader Paper, Concrete in the Service of Mankind: Concrete Repair, Rehabilitation and Protection, R.K. Dhir and M.R. Jones (Editors), E & FN Spon, London, 1996, pp. 141-154.

 

            36.       Maslehuddin, M., Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., and Saricimen, H., “Research to Enhance Concrete Durability in the Arabian Gulf,” Proceedings, Symposium on Maintenance Systems & Application of Materials in the Saudi Arabian Environment, Research Institute, KFUPM, Dhahran, November 1996, p. 27.

 

            37.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Durability of Reinforced Concrete in Sulfate-Chloride “Sabkha” Media and Methods of Protection,” Proceedings, Symposium on Civil Engineering and the Environment, KFUPM, Dhahran, May 1997, pp. 51-64.

 

            38.       Aiban, S.A., Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., Al-Abdul Wahhab, H.I., and Ahmad, H-R., “Stabilization of Calcareous Sediments Using Cement and Steel Slag Aggregate,” Proceedings, Symposium on Civil Engineering and the Environment, KFUPM, Dhahran, May 1997, pp. 111-124.

 

            39.       Aiban, S.A., Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., Ahmad, H.R., and Al-Abdul Wahhab, H.I., “Characterization and Stabilization of Eastern Saudi Calcareous Soils,” Proceedings, 14th (XIV) International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Balkema, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Vol. 1, September 1997, pp. 13-16.

 

            40.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., Aiban, S.A., and Al-Abdul Wahhab, H.I., “Variability and Characteristics of Eastern Saudi Sabkha Soils,” Proceedings, 14th (XIV) International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering, Balkema, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Vol. 1, September 1997, pp. 17-20.

 

            41.       Aiban, S.A., Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., Ahmad, I., and Al-Abdul Wahhab, H.I., “Reinforcement of a Saudi Sabkha Soil Using Geotextiles,” Proc., 6th International Conference on Geosynthetics, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Vol. 2, March 1998, pp. 805-810.

 

            42.       Aiban, S.A., Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., Al-Abdul Wahhab, H.I., and Ahmad, H.R., “Characteristics and Chemical Stabilization of Eastern Saudi Calcareous Sediments,” Proceedings, 2nd International Conference on Engineering for Calcareous Sediments, Balkema, Rotterdam, Editor: Khalil A. Al-Shafei, Vol. 1, February 1999, pp. 101-111.

 

            43.       Abduljauwad, S.N., Azam, S., Al-Shayea, N.A., and Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “The Behavior of Geological Footings Containing Expansive Clays and Calcium Sulfate Phases,” Proceedings, 8th Congress of IAEG, to be held in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, in September 21-25, 1998, pp.*

 

            44.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Addition of Silica Fume to Concrete: Pros and Cons,” Proceedings, 5th Saudi Engineering Conference, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Vol. 3, March 1999, pp. 43-52.

 

            45.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., Al-Ayedi, E.S., Aiban, S.A., and Al-Abdul Wahhab, H.I., “Stabilization of Al-Qurayyah Sabkha Soil,” Proceedings, 5th Saudi Engineering Conference, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Vol. 3, March 1999, pp. 227-237.

 

            46.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Mechanisms of Sulfate Attack in Plain and Blended Cements: A Review,” International Congress on: Creating with Cement, “Extending Performance of Concrete Structures,” Thomas Telford, London, September 1999, pp. 247-260.  Also published in: Proceedings, Performance of Concrete Structures in the Arabian Gulf Environment, KFUPM, Dhahran, November 1998, pp. 172-188.

 

            47.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., Maslehuddin, M., and Bader, M.A., “Characteristics of Silica Fume and Its Impacts on Concrete in the Arabian Gulf,” Proceedings, 6th International Conference on Deterioration and Repair of Reinforced Concrete in the Arabian Gulf, Manama, Bahrain, November 2000, pp. 165-180.**

 

            48.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., Aiban, S.A., and Al-Abdul Wahhab, H.I., “Geotechnical Characteristics of Twenty Samples from Eastern Saudi Sabkha Soils,” Proceedings, First Gulf Conference on Roads, Kuwait, March 2002, pp. 237-248.

 

            49.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., Alidi, S.H., Maslehuddin, M., and Al-Mehthel, M.H., “Effect of Curing on the Properties of Silica Fume Cement Concrete,” Proceedings, 27th Conference on Our World in Concrete and Structures (Conference Theme: Concrete for Sustainable Development), Singapore, August 2002, pp. 121-136.

 

            50.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Properties of Sabkha Soils and the Construction Problems on Them,” Proceedings, Symposium on Urban Development in Arid Regions and Associated Problems, Ministry of Public Works and Housing, Riyadh, Vol. 3, Sha’aban 1423H (November 2002), pp. 377-387 (in Arabic).***

 

            51.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Concrete Deterioration in the Arabian Gulf: Causes and Solutions,” Proceedings, Symposium on Urban Development in Arid Regions and Associated Problems, Ministry of Public Works and Housing, Riyadh, Vol. 3, Sha’aban 1423H (November 2002), pp. 495-505 (in Arabic).

            52.       Aiban, S.A., Al-Abdul Wahhab, H.I., and Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Evaluation and Improvement of Eastern Saudi Calcareous Sediment for Constructional Purposes,” Proceedings, Symposium on Urban Development in Arid Regions and Associated Problems, Ministry of Public Works and Housing, Riyadh, Vol. 3, Sha’aban 1423H (November 2002), pp. 407-418 (in Arabic).

 

            53.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Sulfate Attack on Plain and Blended Cements in Sea Water,” Proceedings, 6th Saudi Engineering Conference, KFUPM, Dhahran, Vol. 3, December 2002, pp. 111-124.

 

            54.       Azad, A.K., Al-Abdul Wahhab, H.I., and Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “A Diagnostic Assessment of Cracking of Plinth Beams in a Storage Building,” Proceedings, 28th Conference on Our World in Concrete and Structures, Singapore, August 2003, pp. 217-222.

 

            55.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Deterioration of Plain and Blended Cements in Marine Exposure,” Proceedings, ACI-Kuwait Chapter 1st International Conference & 4th Exhibition, Kuwait, September 29-October 1, 2003, pp. 42-52.

 

            56.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Characteristics of Silica Fume and Its Impact on Concrete: Pros and Cons,” A Keynote Paper presented at the ACI-Kuwait Chapter 1st International Conference & 4th Exhibition, Kuwait, September 29-October 1, 2003 (not published in the proceedings but distributed to the attendees).

 

            57.       Ahmad, S., Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., and Maslehuddin, M., “Reinforcement Corrosion in the Arabian Gulf and Its Prevention: A Review,” Proceedings, 7th International Conference on: Concrete in Hot and Aggressive Environments, Manama, Bahrain, Vol. 1, October 2003, pp. 211-225.

 

            58.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., and Maslehuddin, M., “Performance of Supplementary Cementing Materials in Hot and Arid Environments,” Proceedings, 7th International Conference on: Concrete in Hot and Aggressive Environments, Manama, Bahrain, Vol. 1, October 2003, pp. 429-443.

           

            59.       Shafiqur Rehman, Shash, Ali A., and Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Solar Energy on Alternate Source of Electricity Generation for Remote Applications,” 6th International Conference and Exhibition on Chemistry in Industry (CHEMINDIX 2004), Bahrain, September 27-29, 2004, in press.

 

            60.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., Maslehuddin, M., and Al-Idi, S.H., “Long-Term Performance of Epoxy-Coated Steel Bars in Chloride-Contaminated Concrete,” 6th International Congress on Global Construction: Ultimate Concrete Opportunities, Dundee, Scotland, July 5 to 7, 2005, in press.

 

            61.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., and Maslehuddin, M., “Deterioration of Plain and Blended Cement Concretes in Aggressive Sulfate Environments,” Seventh CANMET/ACI International Conference on Durability of  Concrete, Supplementary Papers, May 28 to June 3, 2006, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, pp. 53-70.

            62.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Corrosion Performance of Reinforced Concrete in Sulfate-Chloride ‘Sabkha’ Media: A Review,” Invited Paper, Workshop on: Corrosion and Protection of Metals, Arab School for Science and Technology, December 3 to 7, 2005, Kuwait. 

 

            63.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Testing of Sabkha Soils,” Proceedings, Third Gulf Conference on Roads, Sultan Qaboos University, March 6 to 8, 2006, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, pp. 191-196.   

 

            64.       Al-Abdul Wahhab, H.I., Ahmad, Imtiaz, Aiban, S.A., Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Stabilization of Al-Aziziyah Sabkha Soil,” Proceedings, Third Gulf Conference on Roads, Sultan Qaboos University, March 6 to 8, 2006, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman, pp. 197-203.   

           

            65.       Al-Gahtani, A.S., Ismail, M., Khan, M.M. and Al-Amoudi, O.S.B.,    “Performance of Damaged Fusion-Bonded Epoxy-Coated Rebars (FBECR) in Chloride-Contaminated Concrete,” Three-Day CANMET/ACT International Symposium on: Sustainable Development of Cement and Concrete, October 5-7, 2005, Toronto, Canada.

 

            66.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., Maslehuddin, M., Al-Hozaimy, A., Al-Neghaimesh, A. Khushefati, W., Al-Saiyed, S., and Al-Shuraim, A., “Materials and Construction Requirements in the Saudi Building Code,” Invited Keynote Speech, Proceedings, 8th International Conference on: Concrete in Hot and Aggressive Environments, Manama, Bahrain, November 27 to 29, 2006.

 

            67.       Maslehuddin, M., Al-Gahtani, A.S., Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., and Ismail, M., “Influence of Temperature and Chlroride Contamination on Corrosion of FBEC Steel Bars in Plain and Blended Cement Concretes,” Proceedings, 8th International Conference on: Concrete in Hot and Aggressive Environments, Manama, Bahrain, November 27 to 29, 2006.*[1]

 

            68.       Al-Amoudi, O.S.B., “Protection of Reinforced Concrete Structures in Sulfate-Chloride Exposures,” Invited Keynote Speech, NACE Corrosion/2007: TEG 053X "Symposium on Corrosion Health Assessment, Monitoring and Protection of Reinforced Concrete Infrastructures," Nashville, Tennessee, USA, March 11 to 15, 2007.


 

     *I could not get a copy of the paper despite the fact that the first and third authors attended the Conference.

    **This Paper won the best paper award in that conference.

   ***This Paper won the second award in that symposium.

[1]This Paper won the best paper award in that conference.