Published papers

J1. E. Alper, B. F. Abo-Sharkh, “Kinetics of Absorption of Oxygen into aqueous Sodium Sulfite Solution: Order in Oxygen” AIChE Journal, vol. 34 (1988), p1884.Abstract

J2. E. Alper, B.F. Abo-Sharkh, “Performance of an RTL Contactor for Gas Liquid Systems and Effective Interfacial Area and Mass Transfer Coefficient by Oxidation of Sodium Sulfite Solution” Chemical Engineering Technology,  vol. 12, no 1 (1989), p15-19.

J3.  J. O. Valderrama, B. F. Abo-Sharkh, “Generalized Rackett Type Correlation for Predication of Density of Saturated Liquids and Petroleum Fractions” Fluid Phase Equilibria, vol. 51 (1989) p87-100.

J4. B. F. Abo-Sharkh, E. J. Crosby and S.A. Dunn, “Carboxylates by Alkaline Fusion of Biomass”. Resources, Conservation and Recycling, vol 7, no.1-3 (1991), p115-131.

J5. Sheikh, S., Ali. A., Hamad, E. Abu-Sharkh, B. “ Synthesis, Photo-physical Characterization, and Solution Behavior of Acrylamide Styrene Block Copolymers with Hydrophobic Content”, Journal of Polymer Engineering and Science, vol. 39(1999), p1962.

J6. Sheikh, S., Ali, A., Hamad, E., Abu-Sharkh, B. “ Synthesis, characterization and solution properties of hydrophobically modified polyvinyl alcohol”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol. 70, (1999), p2499.

J7. B. Abu-Sharkh, "Simulation and Equation of State of Size Asymmetric Nonadditive Hard Chain Copolymers" Macromolecular Theory and Simulation, vol 9, no 9 (2000) p772.

J8. B. Abu-Sharkh "Equation f State and Phase Separation in Binary Mixtures of Non-Additive Chains", Macromolecules, vol 33, (2000), p9437.

J9. Basel F. Abu-Sharkh and Esam Z. Hamad; “Simulation and Model Development for the Equation of State of Self-Assembling Nonadditive Hard Chains”, Macromolecules; vol. 33, no 4(2000), pp 1345-1350.

J10. B. F. Abu-Sharkh, G. O. Yahaya, Sk. A. Ali, I. W. Kazi "Solution and Interfacial Behavior of Hydrophobically Modified Water Soluble Block Co-polymers of Acrylamide and Phenethylacrylamide”  Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 82, (2001) p467.

J11. B. Abu-Sharkh, "Simulation and Model Development for the Equation of State of Mixtures of Non-additive Hard Chain Surfactant with a Hard Monomer Solvent" Fluid Phase Equilibria, 180 (2001), p87.

J12. G. O. Yahaya, A. A. Ahdab, S. A. Ali, E. Z. Hamad, B. Abu-Sharkh, "Synthesis, Viscosity and Interfacial Properties of poly(N-Benzyl-co-acrylamide) block copolymers", Polymer, v 42, no 8 (2001), p3363.

J13. B. Abu-Sharkh  “Glass Transition Temperature of Poly(vinyl chloride) from Molecular Dynamics Simulation: Explicit Atom Model vs Rigid CH2 and CHCl Groups Model”, Theoretical and Computational Polymer Science, vol. 11, no 1 (2001), p29.             

J. 14. S. Yahaya, H. Badawi, B. Abu-Sharkh “Two rotors potential scans and vibrational assignments for dihalomethylsulfonyl isocyanites” Spectrochim Acta, Part A. 58, (2002), p983.

J15. H. M. Badawi, W. Forner, B. F. Abu-Sharkh, Y. S. Oloriegbe “Potential Scans and Potential Energy Distributions of Normal Vibrational Modes of Trichloroacetyl Isocyanate”, J. Mol. Model, 8, (2002),p44.

J17 B. Abu-Sharkh, I. Hussein 'MD Simulation of the Influence of branch content on the collapse and crystal structure of m-LLDPE crystallizing from highly dilute solutions, Polymer, 43, (2002), 6333.

J16 S. Waziri, B. Abu-Sharkh, Sk. A. Al i,' The effect of pH and salt concentration on the coexistence curves of aqueous two phase systems containing a pH responsive copolymer and polyethylene glycol, Fluid Phase equilibria,  205, no (2), 195-365 (2003).

J18 Ibnelwaleed A. Hussein, Tayyab Hameed, Basel F. Abu Sharkh, Khaled Mezghani, “Miscibility of hexene-LLDPE and LDPE Blends: Rheological Study of the Influence of Branch Content and Composition Distribution”, Polymer 2003, 44(16), 4665-4672.

J19. B. F. Abu-Sharkh, G. O. Yahaya, S. A. Ali, E. Z. Hamad, I. M. Abu-Reesh "Viscosity behavior and surface and interfacial activities of hydrophobically modified water-soluble acrylamide/N-phenyl acrylamide block copolymers", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 89(8),  August 2003, 2290-2300.

J20 B. F. Abu-Sharkh, E. Z. Hamad, S. A. Ali "Influence of hydrophobe content on phase coexistence curves of aqueous two-phase solutions of associative polyacrylamide copolymers and poly(ethylene glycol)" Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 89 (5)  August 2003, 1351-1355.

J21 A. Sunaidi, B. Abu-Sharkh, "Influence of copolymer structure on microstructure and equation of state of nonadditive hard copolymer chains" Journal of Chemical Physics, 119, no 18, 8 November, 2003, p 9894-9902.

J22  Ibrahim M. Abu-Reesh and Basel F. Abu-Sharkh "Comparison of Axial Dispersion and Tanks-in-Series Models for Simulating the Performance of Enzyme Reactors" Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 42, 2003, pp5495-5505.

J23 A. Sunaidi, B. Abu-Sharkh, "Influence of monomer sequence on microstructure of nonadditive hard chain copolymers: Simulation and equation of state," November 10, 2003, Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology

J24  B. Abu-Sharkh, E. Z. Hamad, “Micelle Formation by Self Assembling Nonadditive Hard Chains” Langmuir, 20 (1), 2004, p 254-259.

J25 Waziri, B. Abu-Sharkh, Asrof Ali  "Protein partitioning in aqueous two-phase systems composed of a pH-responsive copolymer and polyethylene glycol" Biotechnology Progress, vol 20, p526, 2004.

J26 B. Abu-Sharkh, R. Kahraman, S. Abbasi, I. Hussein “The effect of Epolene E-43 as a compatibilizer on the mechanical properties of palm fiber-polypropylene composites” J. Applied Polymer Science, vol 92, p2581,2004.

J27 B. Abu-Sharkh, H. H. Redhwi "Weathering and Stabilization of Palm-Fiber-Polypropylene Composites", Polymer Degradation and Stability, vol 85, p967, 2004.

J28 B. Abu-Sharkh, A. Sunaidi,  E. Z. Hamad "Simulation and model development for the equation of state of fused sphere chains". Journal of Chemical Physics, vol 120, no 12, 22 Mar 2004, p5795.

J29 R. Kahraman, A. Abbasi, B. Abu-Sharkh "Influence of Epolene G3003 as a coupling agent on the Mechanical behavior of palm fiber-polypropylene composites", International Journal of Polymeric Materials, in press.

J30 B. Abu-Sharkh, I. Hussein, "Influence of uniform branching on the structure of octene m-LLDPE: MD Simulation", Journal of Polymer Research, vol 11, no 3, August 2004. in press.

J31 K. Al-Khaldi, B. F. Abu-Sharkh “Numerical Simulation and Analysis of a Patented Desalination and Power Co-generation Cycle” Desalination, Volume 169, pages 89-100, 2004.

J32 B. Abu-Sharkh, A. Giri, I. Hussein, "Influence of Branch Content on Microstructure of HDPE and Metallocene-octene LLDPE Blends: MD Simulation Study", European Polymer Journal , vol 40, no 6, p 1177, 2004.

J33 Yunusa Umara, Hasan A. Al-Muallem, B. F. Abu-Sharkh, Sk. Asrof Ali "Synthesis and solution properties of hydrophobically associating ionic polymers made from diallylammonium salts/sulfur dioxide cyclocopolymerization" Polymer,  vol 45, p 3651, 2004.

J34 B. Abu-Sharkh, "Influence of Polymer Structure and molecular weight on solubility of propene in isotactic and syndiotactic polypropylene using Gibbs ensemble Monte Carlo Simulation", POLYMER, vol 45, no 18, pp 6383-6389, 2004.

J.35 I. Hussein, R. A. Chaudary, B. Abu-Sharkh "Study of the Miscibility and Mechanical Properties of NBR/HNBR blends" Polymer Engineering and Science, in press.

J.36 B. Abu-Sharkh, Sunaidi, A. "Microstructure, Conformation and phase diagrams of A-B-A triblock copolymers from DPD simulation" Polymer, in press.

J.37 B. Abu-Sharkh, J. Rychlý and L. Matisová-Rychlá "Estimation of the progress of artificial weathering of palm fiber-polypropylene composites by chemiluminescence" Polymer Materials, in press.

J.38 R. Chaudharry, I. Hussein, B. Abu-Sharkh, " Thermomechanical Degradation of Hydrogenated Nitrile Butadiene Rubbers: Rheological Investigation", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, accepted.


J.39 Sk. Asrof Ali, Yunusa Umara,  B. F. Abu-Sharkh "Amphiphilic cycloterpolymers of diallyldimethylammonium  chloride, diallyloctadecylammonium chloride and sulfur dioxide", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, accepted.

J.40 S. Abbasi, R. Kahraman, B. Abu-Sharkh "Processing and Characterization of palm-Fiber-Polypropylene Composites", Journal of Materials Processing Technology, accepted.

J.41 Yunusa Umar, B. F. Abu-Sharkh, Sk. Asrof Ali "The effects of zwitterionic and anionic charge densities in the polymer chains on the viscosity behavior of a pH-responsive hydrophobically modified ionic polymer" Journal of Applied Polymer Science, accepted.

J.42 Kahraman, Ramazan; Abu-Sharkh, Basel F. "Moisture diffusion into palm/polypropylene composites in sodium chloride solutions". Journal of Applied Polymer Science  (2007),  106(4),  2575-2579. Abstract