Publications

  • Arafa, M., Alqedra, M. A., & Salim, R. (2018). Performance of RC Beams with Embedded Steel Trusses Using Nonlinear FEM Analysis. Advances in Civil Engineering, 2018, 8 pages. doi:https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/9079818
  • Arafa, M. (2018). Incorporation of waste glass and bottom ash in concrete construction. Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, 5(3), 41-47.
  • Arafa, M., Alqedra, M., & Hammad, M. (2018). Effect of Fiber Orientation on Shear Behavior of RC Beams Externally Strengthened with CFRP. International Journal of Composite Materials, 8(3), 64-71. doi:10.5923/j.cmaterials.20180803.03
  • Mamoun Alqedra, M. A. a. M. S. (2018). Behavior of Normal and High Strength Reinforced Concrete Structures under Blast Loading. Trends in Civil Engineering and Material Science, 2(1). doi:TCEMS.MS.ID.000127
  • Arafa, M., Tayeh, B. A., Alqedra, M., Shihada, S., & Hanoona, H. (2017). Investigating the Effect of Sulfate Attack on Compressive Strength of Recycled Aggregate Concrete. Journal of Engineering Research and Technology, 4(4). 
  • Mamoun Alqedra, Ashraf Khalifa and Mohammed Arafa (2015) “An Intelligent Tuned Harmony Search Algorithm for Optimum Design of Steel Framed Structures to AISC-LRFD”, Advances in Research 01/2015; 4(6):421-440. DOI: 10.9734/AIR/2015/16831

  • Mohammed Arafa · Mamoun Alqedra · Tamer Shubair (2015) “Quantifying the Effect of Ammonium Nitrate Attack on Mechanical and Physical Properties of Cement Mortars” journal of Scientific Research and Reports 01/2015; 7(2):137-145. DOI: 10.9734/JSRR/2015/16824

  • Mamoun A. Alqedra, Bassam Dabbour, Mohammed H. Arafa. (2014) "Influence of Several Nano Minerals on The Mechanical Properties of Fresh and hardened Concrete". Scientific Cooperation's International Workshops on Engineering Branches 8-9 August 2014, KOC University, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • M. H. Arafa, M. A. Alqedra, H. G. Almassri, (2013), "Effect of Forta-Ferro Fibers on Fresh and Mechanical Properties of Ultra High Performance Self Compacting Concrete", International Journal of Engineering and Technical Research (IJETR) ISSN: 2321-0869, Volume-1, Issue-7, September 2013.

  • Jahjouh M., Arafa M., Alqedra M. (2013) "Artificial Bee Colony (ABC) Algorithm in the Design Optimization of RC Continuous Beams". Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 03/2013; 47(6).

  • Samir Shihada and Mohammed Arafa,(2012), “Mechanical Properties of RC Beams with Polypropylene Fibers under High Temperature”, International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT),ISSN: 2249 – 8958, Volume-1, Issue-3, February 2012

  • Mamoun Alqedra, Mohammed Arafa and Mohammed Mattar “Influence of Low and High Organic Wastewater Sludge on Physical and Mechanical Properties of Concrete Mixes”, Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, pp. 354-365, Vol. 4(4), 2011. DOI: 10.3923/jest.2011.354.365

  • Mohammed Arafa “Recovery of Structural System Properties by Minimization of Finite Element Residuals Error Function”, Trends in Applied Sciences Research, pp. 672-685, Vol. 6(7), 2011. DOI: 10.3923/tasr.2011.672.685.

  • Mohammed Arafa, Mamoun Alqedra and Hytham An-Najjar Neural Network Models for Predicting Shear Strength of Reinforced Normal and High-strength Concrete Deep Beams, Journal of Applied Sciences, pp. 266-274, Vol. 11(2), 2011, DOI: 10.3923/jas.2011.266.274.

  • Mamoun Alqedra, Mohammed Arafa and Mohammed Ismail “Optimum Cost of Prestressed and Reinforced Concrete Beams using Genetic Algorithms”, Journal of Artificial Intelligence, pp. 76-88, Vol. 4(1), 2011. DOI: 10.3923/jai.2011.76.88.

  • Mohammed Arafa and Mamoun Alqedra “Early Stage Cost Estimation of Buildings Construction Projects using Artificial Neural Networks”, Journal of Artificial Intelligence, pp. 63-75, Vol. 4(1), 2011. DOI: 10.3923/jai.2011.63.75

  • Shihada, S. and M. Arafa. “Effects of silica fume, ultrafine and mixing sequences on properties of ultra-high performance concrete”, Asian Journal for Materials Science, Vol. 1(2), pp. 137-146, 2010. DOI:10.3923/ajmskr.2010.137.146.

  • Arafa, M., Shihada, S., Karmout, M. “Mechanical Properties of Ultra High Performance Concrete Produced in the Gaza Strip”, Asian Journal for Materials Science, Vol. 1(2), pp. 1-12, 2011, DOI:10.3923/ajmskr.2010.1.12 .

  • Enshasi, A., Arafa, M. and Hassona, A. “An Assessment of Practical Training Program for Civil Engineering Students at the Islamic University of Gaza”, Proceeding of the Third International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference (Collaboration and Harmonization in Creative Systems), ISEC-03, Editor: Takashi Hara, September 20-23, 2005, Shunan, JAPAN. ISBN: 9780415390378

  • Arafa, M. “Local finite elements refinement strategy for concrete structures using modified isoparametric elements”, Proceeding of The Second International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, SEMC 2004,5-7 July 2004, Cape Town, South Africa.

  •   Arafa, M. and Ziara, M. “Non-Linear Finite Element Analysis Of RC Beams with Special Detailing Of Stirrups”, Proceeding of the international Conference in the International Conference on Engineering and City Development 22 – 23 September 2003, Gaza, Palestine, 2003.

  • Arafa, M. and Mehlhorn, G.“Direkte Erfassung der Vorspannung mit nichtlinearer FE Berechnung”, (in German), Bautechnik, 78 (2001), Heft 10.

  • Arafa, M. and Mehlhorn, G.“Isoparametrishe Elemente hoher Ordnung mit beliebiger Lage der Randzwischenund Innenknoten”, (in German), Bautechnik, 78 (2001), Heft 8. p.p 571-578.

  • Arafa, M. “Modellierung vorgespannter und nicht vorgespannter Bewehrung für nichtlineare Berechnung von Bauteilen mit der Finite-Element-Methode”, (in German), Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Kassel, Germany, 1999.

  • Arafa, M. and Mehlhorn, G. “Nonlinear finite Element analysis of concrete structures with a special model”,  Proceedigs EURO-C 1998: Computational modelling of concrete structures. Editors: R. de Borst, N. Bicanic, H. Mang, G. Meschke

  • Arafa, M. and Mehlhorn, G.: “A modified discrete model in the nonlinear finite element analysis of prestressed and reinforced concrete structures”, Proceedings of the 2nd international PhD Symposium in Civil Engineering, Budapest 1998, Edited by G. L. Balazs.

  • Arafa, M. “A Nonlinear finite element implementation on the analysis of Reinforced concrete elements”, M.Sc. Thesis, An-Najah National University, Nablus-Palestine, 1995, http://libraries.najah.edu/books/MOHAMMED%20H.ARAFA

  • Arafa, M. and Helou, A. “Evaluation of the stiffness of beam and frame elements using system identification techniques”, Proceedings of the first conference on Civil Engineering at An-Najah National University Nablus-Palestine, October 1994.  

  • Mamoun Alqedra, Ashraf Khalifa and Mohammed Arafa (2015) “An Intelligent Tuned Harmony Search Algorithm for Optimum Design of Steel Framed Structures to AISC-LRFD”, Advances in Research 01/2015; 4(6):421-440. DOI: 10.9734/AIR/2015/16831

  • Mohammed Arafa · Mamoun Alqedra · Tamer Shubair (2015) “Quantifying the Effect of Ammonium Nitrate Attack on Mechanical and Physical Properties of Cement Mortars” journal of Scientific Research and Reports 01/2015; 7(2):137-145. DOI: 10.9734/JSRR/2015/16824

  • Mamoun A. Alqedra, Bassam Dabbour, Mohammed H. Arafa. (2014) "Influence of Several Nano Minerals on The Mechanical Properties of Fresh and hardened Concrete". Scientific Cooperation's International Workshops on Engineering Branches 8-9 August 2014, KOC University, Istanbul, Turkey.

  • M. H. Arafa, M. A. Alqedra, H. G. Almassri, (2013), "Effect of Forta-Ferro Fibers on Fresh and Mechanical Properties of Ultra High Performance Self Compacting Concrete", International Journal of Engineering and Technical Research (IJETR) ISSN: 2321-0869, Volume-1, Issue-7, September 2013.

  • Jahjouh M., Arafa M., Alqedra M. (2013) "Artificial Bee Colony (ABC) Algorithm in the Design Optimization of RC Continuous Beams". Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 03/2013; 47(6).

  • Samir Shihada and Mohammed Arafa,(2012), “Mechanical Properties of RC Beams with Polypropylene Fibers under High Temperature”, International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT),ISSN: 2249 – 8958, Volume-1, Issue-3, February 2012

  • Mamoun Alqedra, Mohammed Arafa and Mohammed Mattar “Influence of Low and High Organic Wastewater Sludge on Physical and Mechanical Properties of Concrete Mixes”, Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, pp. 354-365, Vol. 4(4), 2011. DOI: 10.3923/jest.2011.354.365

  • Mohammed Arafa “Recovery of Structural System Properties by Minimization of Finite Element Residuals Error Function”, Trends in Applied Sciences Research, pp. 672-685, Vol. 6(7), 2011. DOI: 10.3923/tasr.2011.672.685.

  • Mohammed Arafa, Mamoun Alqedra, and Khader Hamdia Criteria Weighting System for Assessment of RC Building using Fuzzy Analytic Hierarchy Process, Journal of Al Azhar University Engineering Sector JAUES, 2111

  • Mohammed Arafa, Mamoun Alqedra and Hytham An-Najjar Neural Network Models for Predicting Shear Strength of Reinforced Normal and High-strength Concrete Deep Beams, Journal of Applied Sciences, pp. 266-274, Vol. 11(2), 2011, DOI: 10.3923/jas.2011.266.274.

  • Mamoun Alqedra, Mohammed Arafa and Mohammed Ismail “Optimum Cost of Prestressed and Reinforced Concrete Beams using Genetic Algorithms”, Journal of Artificial Intelligence, pp. 76-88, Vol. 4(1), 2011. DOI:10.3923/jai.2011.76.88.

  • Mohammed Arafa and Mamoun Alqedra “Early Stage Cost Estimation of Buildings Construction Projects using Artificial Neural Networks”, Journal of Artificial Intelligence, pp. 63-75, Vol. 4(1), 2011. DOI: 10.3923/jai.2011.63.75

  • Shihada, S. and M. Arafa. “Effects of silica fume, ultrafine and mixing sequences on properties of ultra-high performance concrete”, Asian Journal for Materials Science, Vol. 1(2), pp. 137-146, 2010. DOI: 10.3923/ajmskr.2010.137.146.

  • Arafa, M., Shihada, S., Karmout, M. “Mechanical Properties of Ultra High Performance Concrete Produced in the Gaza Strip”, Asian Journal for Materials Science, Vol. 1(2), pp. 1-12, 2011, DOI: . 10.3923/ajmskr.2010.1.12 

  • Enshasi, A., Arafa, M. and Hassona, A. “An Assessment of Practical Training Program for Civil Engineering Students at the Islamic University of Gaza”, Proceeding of the Third International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference (Collaboration and Harmonization in Creative Systems), ISEC-03, Editor: Takashi Hara, September 20-23, 2005, Shunan, JAPAN. ISBN: 9780415390378

  • Arafa, M. “Local finite elements refinement strategy for concrete structures using modified isoparametric elements”, Proceeding of The Second International Conference on Structural Engineering, Mechanics and Computation, SEMC 2004,5-7 July 2004, Cape Town, South Africa.

  •   Arafa, M. and Ziara, M. “Non-Linear Finite Element Analysis Of RC Beams with Special Detailing Of Stirrups”, Proceeding of the international Conference in the International Conference on Engineering and City Development 22 – 23 September 2003, Gaza, Palestine, 2003.

  • Arafa, M. and Mehlhorn, G.“Direkte Erfassung der Vorspannung mit nichtlinearer FE Berechnung”, (in German), Bautechnik, 78 (2001), Heft 10.

  • Arafa, M. and Mehlhorn, G.“Isoparametrishe Elemente hoher Ordnung mit beliebiger Lage der Randzwischenund Innenknoten”, (in German), Bautechnik, 78 (2001), Heft 8. p.p 571-578.

  • Arafa, M. “Modellierung vorgespannter und nicht vorgespannter Bewehrung für nichtlineare Berechnung von Bauteilen mit der Finite-Element-Methode”, (in German), Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Kassel, Germany, 1999.

  • Arafa, M. and Mehlhorn, G. “Nonlinear finite Element analysis of concrete structures with a special model”,  Proceedigs EURO-C 1998: Computational modelling of concrete structures. Editors: R. de Borst, N. Bicanic, H. Mang, G. Meschke

  • Arafa, M. and Mehlhorn, G.: “A modified discrete model in the nonlinear finite element analysis of prestressed and reinforced concrete structures”, Proceedings of the 2nd international PhD Symposium in Civil Engineering, Budapest 1998, Edited by G. L. Balazs.

  • Arafa, M. “A Nonlinear finite element implementation on the analysis of Reinforced concrete elements”, M.Sc. Thesis, An-Najah National University, Nablus-Palestine, 1995, http://libraries.najah.edu/books/MOHAMMED%20H.ARAFA

  • Arafa, M. and Helou, A. “Evaluation of the stiffness of beam and frame elements using system identification techniques”, Proceedings of the first conference on Civil Engineering at An-Najah National University Nablus-Palestine, October 1994.  

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