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Uni- and tri-axial tests and property characterization for thermomechanical effect on hydrated lime modified asphalt concrete (2024)
Journal Article
Al-Ashaibi, A., Wang, Y., Albayati, A., Weekes, L., & Haynes, J. (2024). Uni- and tri-axial tests and property characterization for thermomechanical effect on hydrated lime modified asphalt concrete. Construction and Building Materials, 418, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2024.135307

Permanent deformation, fatigue and thermal cracking are the three typical distresses of flexible pavement. Using hydrated lime (HL) into the conventional limestone mineral additive has been widely practiced, including in Europe, to improve the mechan... Read More about Uni- and tri-axial tests and property characterization for thermomechanical effect on hydrated lime modified asphalt concrete.

Analytical Review on Potential Use of Waste Engine Oil in Asphalt and Pavement Engineering (2024)
Journal Article
Jwaida, Z., Dulaimi, A., Bahrami, A., Mydin, M. A., Özkılıç, Y., Ramadhansyah Jaya, R., & Wang, Y. (in press). Analytical Review on Potential Use of Waste Engine Oil in Asphalt and Pavement Engineering. Case studies in construction materials, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cscm.2024.e02930

The article provides a comprehensive overview of the research utilizing waste engine oil (WEO) in asphalt binders for multiple application purposes and the economic and environmental implications. It covers the various types and sources of WEO for in... Read More about Analytical Review on Potential Use of Waste Engine Oil in Asphalt and Pavement Engineering.

Enhancing asphaltic mixtures with Calcined Nano Montmorillonite: A performance assessment (2023)
Journal Article
Albayati, A. H., Wang, Y., & Al-ani, A. F. (2024). Enhancing asphaltic mixtures with Calcined Nano Montmorillonite: A performance assessment. Case studies in construction materials, 20, e02713. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cscm.2023.e02713

There are increasing interest in using nanoclay particles to improve asphalt binder and the produced concrete in pavement engineering. However so far most of the study was to directly use the nanoclays in natural material conditions, which come with... Read More about Enhancing asphaltic mixtures with Calcined Nano Montmorillonite: A performance assessment.

Experimental Study of Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Hydrated Lime Asphalt Concrete and Numerical Modelling of Constructed Pavement Performance (2023)
Thesis
Alashaibi, A. (2023). Experimental Study of Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Hydrated Lime Asphalt Concrete and Numerical Modelling of Constructed Pavement Performance. (Thesis). University of Salford

The flexible pavement suffers primarily from three types of distress: fatigue cracking, thermal cracking, and permanent deformation. Thermal effects from climate are a significant in distress and early aging of pavements, and particularly in extreme... Read More about Experimental Study of Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Hydrated Lime Asphalt Concrete and Numerical Modelling of Constructed Pavement Performance.

A mathematical model for the motion of a micro-robot consisting of three spheres linked with axially aligned retractable arms in Stokes flow that gives expressions for mean distance moved, mean drift velocity and energy efficiency of the non-reciprocal cyclic swimming motion (2023)
Journal Article
Elatrash, L., Chadwick, E., El-Mazuzi, R., Christian, J. M., Wang, Y., Adamu, H. A., & Chadwick, E. (in press). A mathematical model for the motion of a micro-robot consisting of three spheres linked with axially aligned retractable arms in Stokes flow that gives expressions for mean distance moved, mean drift velocity and energy efficiency of the non-reciprocal cyclic swimming motion. Computers and Fluids, 266, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compfluid.2023.106064

The problem studied was the non-reciprocal cyclic swimming motion of three spheres linked with axially aligned retractable arms in Stokes flow. The arms are assumed to be able to retract at a steady speed to half their length, and then at a later tim... Read More about A mathematical model for the motion of a micro-robot consisting of three spheres linked with axially aligned retractable arms in Stokes flow that gives expressions for mean distance moved, mean drift velocity and energy efficiency of the non-reciprocal cyclic swimming motion.

A Review of Interface Bonding Testing Techniques (2023)
Journal Article
Ali, M., Albayati, A. H., & Wang, Y. (2023). A Review of Interface Bonding Testing Techniques. Journal of Engineering, 29(09), 14-30. https://doi.org/10.31026/j.eng.2023.09.02

Interface bonding between asphalt layers has been a topic of international investigation over the last thirty years. In this condition, a number of researchers have made their own techniques and used them to examine the characteristics of pavement in... Read More about A Review of Interface Bonding Testing Techniques.

Research on the improvement of wetted perimeter method and application in seasonal rivers-a case study of Fenhe River, China. (2023)
Journal Article
Tian, C., Wang, Y., Fu, X., & na. (2023). Research on the improvement of wetted perimeter method and application in seasonal rivers-a case study of Fenhe River, China. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-023-28331-0

Environmental flow is vital for maintaining river ecosystem health and ensuring the normal growth of aquatic organisms. The wetted perimeter method is indeed very useful in the assessment of environmental flow due to consideration of stream forms and... Read More about Research on the improvement of wetted perimeter method and application in seasonal rivers-a case study of Fenhe River, China..

Experimental study of the effect of tack coats on interlayer bond strength of pavement (2023)
Journal Article
Ali, M., Wang, A., & Wang, Y. (in press). Experimental study of the effect of tack coats on interlayer bond strength of pavement. Sustainability, 15(8), 6600. https://doi.org/10.3390/su15086600

The performance and lifetime of the flexible asphalt pavement are mainly dependent on the interfacial bond strength between layer courses. To enhance the bond between layers, adhesive materials, such as tack coats, are used. The tack coat itself is a... Read More about Experimental study of the effect of tack coats on interlayer bond strength of pavement.

Effect of vehicular stream characteristics on traffic noise (2022)
Journal Article
Abed, A., Albayati, A., & Wang, Y. (2022). Effect of vehicular stream characteristics on traffic noise. Civil engineering journal (Tehran. Online), 8(12), 3883-3901. https://doi.org/10.28991/CEJ-2022-08-12-016

Human health can be negatively impacted by exposure to loud noise, which can harm the auditory system. Traffic noise is the leading cause of noise pollution. This paper studies the problem of noise pollution on the roads in Baghdad, Iraq. Due to the... Read More about Effect of vehicular stream characteristics on traffic noise.

An experimental study of granular material using recycled concrete waste for pavement roadbed construction (2022)
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concrete waste for pavement roadbed construction. Buildings, 12(11), 1926. https://doi.org/10.3390/buildings12111926

Rapid worldwide urbanization and drastic population growth have increased the demand for new road construction, which will cause a substantial amount of natural resources such as aggregates to be consumed. The use of recycled concrete aggregate could... Read More about An experimental study of granular material using recycled concrete waste for pavement roadbed construction.

Experimental study of temperature effect on the mechanical tensile fatigue of hydrated lime modified asphalt concrete and case application for the analysis of climatic effect on constructed pavement (2022)
Journal Article
constructed pavement. Case studies in construction materials, 17, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cscm.2022.e01622

Previous experimental studies have suggested that hot mixed asphalt (HMA) concrete using hydrated lime (HL) to partially replace the conventional limestone dust filler at 2.5% by the total weight of all aggregates showed an optimum improvement on sev... Read More about Experimental study of temperature effect on the mechanical tensile fatigue of hydrated lime modified asphalt concrete and case application for the analysis of climatic effect on constructed pavement.

Direct tensile test evaluation and characterization for mechanical and rheological properties of polymer modified hot mix asphalt concrete (2022)
Journal Article
Abed, M. A., Al-Tameemi, A. F., Abed, A. H., & Wang, Y. (2022). Direct tensile test evaluation and characterization for mechanical and rheological properties of polymer modified hot mix asphalt concrete. Polymer Composites, 43(9), 6381-6388. https://doi.org/10.1002/pc.26949

Using polymer to modify asphalt binder for better performance has become popular in pavement engineering, for which to evaluate the effect of polymer addition on the properties of the asphalt concrete is essential for mix design. Conventional mechani... Read More about Direct tensile test evaluation and characterization for mechanical and rheological properties of polymer modified hot mix asphalt concrete.

Thermal properties of hydrated lime-modified asphalt concrete and modelling evaluation for their effect on the constructed pavements in service (2022)
Journal Article
Al Ashaibi, A., Wang, Y., Albayati, A., Byzyka, J., Scholz, M., & Weekes, L. (2022). Thermal properties of hydrated lime-modified asphalt concrete and modelling evaluation for their effect on the constructed pavements in service. Sustainability, 14(13),

Flexible pavements are subjected to three main distress types: fatigue crack, thermal crack, and permanent deformation. Under severe climate conditions, thermal cracking particularly contributes largely to a considerable scale of premature deteriora... Read More about Thermal properties of hydrated lime-modified asphalt concrete and modelling evaluation for their effect on the constructed pavements in service.

Thermal fatigue analysis of pavement design using hydrated lime modified asphalt concrete (2022)
Journal Article
Wang, Y., Al Ashaibi, A., Albayati, A., & Haynes, B. (2022). Thermal fatigue analysis of pavement design using hydrated lime modified asphalt concrete. International journal of pavement engineering & asphalt technology, 23, https://doi.org/10.1515/ijpeat-2016-0050

A previous experimental study has suggested that asphalt concrete using hydrated lime to partially replace the conventional limestone dust filler at 2.5% by the total weight of all aggregates had an optimum improvement on the key mechanical propert... Read More about Thermal fatigue analysis of pavement design using hydrated lime modified asphalt concrete.

Influence of iron filing waste on the performance of warm mix asphalt (2021)
Journal Article
Wang, Y., Latief, R., Al‐Mosawe, H., Mohammad, H., Albayati, A., & Haynes, B. (2021). Influence of iron filing waste on the performance of warm mix asphalt. Sustainability, 13(24), 13828. https://doi.org/10.3390/su132413828

Recently, interest in the use of projectiles in research on recycling waste materials for construction applications has grown. Using recycled materials for the construction of asphalt concrete pavement, in the meantime, has become a topic of research... Read More about Influence of iron filing waste on the performance of warm mix asphalt.

Physical-mechanical properties of sandstones after exposure to high temperature (2021)
Journal Article
Wu, G., Sun, H., Tong, G., & Wang, Y. (2021). Physical-mechanical properties of sandstones after exposure to high temperature. Sustainable civil infrastructures (Online), 9-18. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-80316-2_2

Studying the problems of rock engineering under high temperatures has become a new research direction for rock mechanics. The physical-mechanical properties of rocks under high temperatures circumstances have a great interest in many of engineering a... Read More about Physical-mechanical properties of sandstones after exposure to high temperature.

The effect of metakaolin and hybrid polymers on the microstructure of concrete (2021)
Journal Article
concrete. Periodicals of engineering and natural sciences, 9(1), 162-173

It has been established that metakaolin (MK) can be applied as a supplementary cementitious material and that some polymers can enhance substantial properties of concrete. Previous studies showed that, when used in combination, MK and polymers can... Read More about The effect of metakaolin and hybrid polymers on the microstructure of concrete.