Publications

Scopus citation h-index is 6, with more than 150 citations.

Books

1.      Al-Garni and Abdelrahman, W.G., “أساسيات هندسة الطيران والفضاء” – Basics of Aerospace Engineering, Al-Homaidi Press, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, 1st Edition, 2015.

2.      Al-Garni and Abdelrahman, W.G.,الكوكب الوضاء في الطيران والفضاء” – Dictionary of Aerospace Terms, Obaikan Research and Development, Saudi Arabia, 2011.

 

Patents

1.  Al-Garni A.Z. and Abdelrahman, W.G., "Solar-Powered Air Conditioning System," US Patent No. US 9,476,601-B2, Oct. 2016.

2. Al-Garni, A. Z. and Abdelrahman, W. G., “Water Desalination System Using Geothermal Energy,” US Patent No. US 9,289,696-B2, March 2016.

3. Al-Garni, A. Z., Kassem, A. H., and Abdelrahman, W. G., “Evaporative Desalination System,” US Patent No. US 8,083,902-B2, Dec. 2011.

4. Al-Garni A.Z. and Abdelrahman, W.G., “Solar-Powered Air conditioning System,” SA Patent No. 5249, 2018.

 

Journal Publications

  1. W.G. Abdelrahman, “Effect of Metal/Ceramic Transverse Distribution Profile Type on the Buckling Behavior of Thick Functionally Graded Material Plates,” Accepted for publication in Structural Engineering and Mechanics, An International Journal, Jan. 2020.

  2. Ghazzawi, S. and Abdelrahman, W.G., “Static Analysis of Thick Functionally Graded Plates with Different Property Distribution Functions,” Accepted for publication in Arabian Journal for Science and Technology, Jan. 2020.

  3. Abdelrahman, W. G., Al-Garni, A. Z., and Hamid, M. D. T., “MISO Control System for Noise Reduction in 3-D Enclosures using PZT Actuators,” Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 911-917, 2019.

  4. Al-Garni, A. Z., Sahin, A. Z., and Abdelrahman, W. G., “Performance Comparison of a Single Slope Solar Still Equipped with Water Heater and an External Fan during Summer and Winter,” Desalination and Water Treatment, Vol. 139, pp. 14-22, 2019.

  5. Al-Garni, A. Z., Abdelrahman, W. G., and Abdallah, A. M., “ANN-Based Failure Modeling of Classes of Aircraft Engine Components using Radial Basis Functions,”  Eksploatacja I Niezawodnosc Maintenance and Reliability, Vol. 21, No. 2, pp. 311-317, 2019.

  6. Abdelrahman, W. G., Al-Garni, A. Z., Abdelmaksoud, S. I., and Abdallah, A. M., “Effect of Piezoelectric Patch Size and Material on Active Vibration Control of Wind Turbine Blades,” Journal of Vibration Engineering & Technologies, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 155-161, 2018.

  7. Al-Garni, A. Z., Abdelrahman, W. G., and Abdallah, A. M., “Aircraft Turbines Time-to-Failures Process Modeling Using RBF NN,” Journal of Quality in Maintenance Engineering, Published online first, July 2018.

  8. Abdelrahman, W. G., Al-Garni, A. Z., and Al-Wadiee, W., “Application of Back Propagation Neural Network Algorithms on Modeling Failure of B-737 Bleed Air System Valves in Desert Conditions,” Applied Mechanics and Materials, Vol. 225, pp. 505-510, 2012.

  9. Al-Garni, A. Z., Tuzan, M., and Abdelrahman, W. G., “Managing Field Failures of Aircraft Systems by Co-application of Parametric and Nonparametric Methods,” Journal of Aircraft, , Vol. 48, No. 2, pp.468-475, 2011.

  10. Al-Garni, A. Z., Tuzan, M., and Abdelrahman, W. G., “Graphical Techniques for Managing Field Failures of Aircraft Systems and Components,” Journal of Aircraft, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 608-616, March-April 2009.

  11. Shaker, A., Abdelrahman, W. G., Tawfik, M., and Sadek E. A. “Stochastic Finite Element Analysis of the Free Vibration of Laminated Composite Plates,” Computational Mechanics, Vol. 41, No. 4, pp. 493-501, 2008. DOI: 10.1007/s00466-007-0205-7 (PDF)

  12. Shaker, A., Abdelrahman, W. G., Tawfik, M., and Sadek E. A. “Stochastic Finite Element Analysis of the Free Vibration of Functionally Graded Material Plates,” Computational Mechanics, Vol. 41, No. 5, pp. 707-714, 2008. DOI: 10.1007/s00466-007-0226-2  (PDF)

  13. Nayfeh, A. H. and Abdelrahman, W. G., “Vibration Characteristics of Fibrous Composites with Damage,” Journal of Vibration and Control, Vol. 9, No. 6, pp. 709-729, 2003, DOI: 10.1177/1077546303009006005  (PDF)

  14. Nayfeh, A. H. and Abdelrahman, W. G., “An Approximate Model for Wave Propagation in Rectangular Rods and Their Geometric Limits,” Journal of Vibration and Control, Vol. 6, No. 1, pp. 3-17, 2000, DOI: 10.1177/107754630000600101  (PDF)

  15. Nayfeh, A. H., Abdelrahman, W. G. and Nagy, P. B., “Analysis of Axisymmetric Waves in Layered Piezoelectric Rods and Their Composites,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 108, Issue 4, pp. 1496-1504, 2000, DOI: 10.1121/1.1289666  (PDF)

  16. Abdelrahman, W. G. and Nayfeh, A. H., “Stress Transfer and Stiffness Reduction in Orthogonally Cracked Laminates,” Mechanics of Materials, Vol. 31, pp. 303-316, 1999, DOI: 10.1016/S0167-6636(99)00002-2

  17.  Nayfeh, A. H. and Abdelrahman, W. G., “Dynamic Stress Transfer in Fibrous Composites with Damage,” Composites Part B: Engineering, Vol. 30, pp. 233-243, 1999, DOI :10.1016/S1359-8368(98)00057-2  (PDF)

  18. Nayfeh, A. H., Faidi, W. and Abdelrahman, W. G., “An Approximate Model for Wave Propagation in Piezoelectric Materials: I. Laminated Composites,” Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 85, No. 4, pp. 2237-2346, 1999, DOI: 10.1063/1.369547  (PDF)

  19. Nayfeh, A. H., and Abdelrahman, W. G., “Dynamically Induced Stress Distribution in Undulated Fibrous Composites,” Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation, Vol. 17, pp. 1627-1634, 1998.

  20. Nayfeh, A. H. and Abdelrahman, W. G., “Micromechanical Modeling of Load Transfer in Fibrous Composites,” Mechanics of Materials, Vol. 30, pp. 307-324, 1998, DOI: 10.1016/S0167-6636(98)00038-6

  21. Abdelrahman, W. G. and Nayfeh, A. H., “Micromechanical Modeling of Stress Distribution in Undulated Composites under Axial Loading,” Mechanics of Materials, Vol. 30, pp. 83-90, 1998.

  22. Nayfeh, A. H. and Abdelrahman, W. G., “An Improved Continuum Mixture Model for Wave Propagation in Fibrous Composites,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 104, Issue 2, pp. 867-873, 1998, DOI: 10.1121/1.423331  (PDF)

  23. Abdelrahman, W. G. and Negm, H. M., “Static Aeroelastic Behavior of Swept Composite Wings,” Journal of Engineering and Applied Science, Vol. 44, No. 5, pp. 961-974, 1997.

  24. Abdelrahman, W. G. and Negm, H. M., “Analysis of Composite Swept Wing Structures,” Journal of Engineering and Applied Science, Vol. 44, No. 2, pp. 325-338, 1997.

Conference Proceedings

  1. Ghazzawi, S. and Abdelrahman, W. G., “Effect of Shear Deformation on Static and Dynamic Responses of Classes of Thick Functionally Graded Panels,” AIAA Science and Technology Forum and Exposition 2019, Paper No. AIAA-2019-1966, San Diego, California, 7-11 Jan, 2019 . 

  2. Abdelrahman, W.G., Al-Garni, A.Z., and Al-Wadiee, W., “Application of Back Propagation Neural Network Algorithms on Modeling Failure of B-737 Bleed Air System Valves in Desert Conditions,” Accepted for Presentation in Conference on Recent Advances in Aerospace Technology AEROTECH IV-2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 21-22 Nov. 2012.

  3. Al-Garni, A. Z. and Abdelrahman, W. G., “A Wave Dispersion Model for Health Monitoring of Plates with Piezoelectric Coupling in Aerospace Applications,”  4th Middle East Nondestructive Testing Conference & Exhibition 2007, Kingdom of Bahrain, December 2-5, 2007.    

  4. Abdelrahman, W. G., Shaker, A., Tawfik, M., and Sadek E. A."Stochastic Finite Element Analysis of the Free Vibration of Functionally Graded Material Plates,” International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV14), Cairns, Australia, 9-12 July 2007. (PDF)

  5. Abdelrahman, W. G., “A Micromechanical Model for Wave Propagation in Plain-Weave Textile Composites," AIAA Infotech@Aerospace 2007 Conference and Exhibit, Paper No. AIAA-2007-2946, Rohnert Park, California, May 7-10, 2007.  (PDF)

  6. Abdelrahman, W. G. and Negm, H. M., “Dynamic Aeroelastic Behavior of Slender Composite Swept Wings,” 8TH International Conference on Aerospace Sciences & Aviation Technology, Military Technical College, May 4-6, 1999.

  7. Nayfeh, A. H. and Abdelrahman, W. G., "Micromechanical Modeling of the static and Dynamic Behavior of Undulated Fibrous Composites," International Conference on Advanced Composites ICAC 98, Hurghada, December 15-18, 1998.

  8. Abdelrahman, W. G. and Nayfeh, A. H., “Micromechanical Modeling of Stress Distribution in Textile Composites,” Fourth International Conference on Composites Engineering, Hawaii, July 6-14, 1997, D. Hui, editor.

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