International and National Projects completed
Funded KACST Project
Erosion-Corrosion of Al-SiC Metal Matrix
Composite, Principal Investi-gator (KACST, AR-14-65) (1994-1998).
Effect of Intermetallic Compounds on the
Corrosion Mechanism of Al-Metal Matrix Composites (MSS-313), Principal
Corrosion Behavior of Copper Beryllium Alloys for Hot Salt Water Applications. In progress, Principal Investigator (1999-2001).
The Effect of Flow Induced Corrosion on the
Corrosion Resistance of Cu-Ni Alloys and Steel in Seawater Containing
Suspended Solid Particles (Approved by KACST and the Ministry of Science
& Technology, Germany)(1982-84).
Aluminum Alloy Development Project with Aluminum
Metals, Ranshofen, Austria (1985-1988).
Pilot-Plant Testing of Aluminum Alloys for
Desalination Application with G. K. S. S., Geesthacht, Germany
Development of a Modified Aluminum Bronze as a
Tube Material for Heat Exchangers (in cooperation with Metallgessellschaft,
A.G., Frankfurt, Germany) 1974-1976.
Long Term Testing of Steel and Aluminum Alloys in
Arabian Gulf Water (A Joint-Project approved by KFUPM and the Ministry of
Technology, Austria, 1980-1984.
Kinetics of High Temperature High Pressure
Oxidation and Reduction of Hydrogen and Oxygen in Steel Surfaces. (Investigators D.
McDonald, Z. Ahmad, and S.Lvov) January 1995-February 1996.
Completed. Penn State University, Center for Advanced Materials,
University Park, Penn, USA..
Developing a centre for
sensors (Ohio State University, U.S.A.).