Ali Hammoud

Ali Hammoud
Faculty: EngineeringDepartment: Mechanical EngineeringPosition: ProfessorOffice Number: F119Phone: 07 98 58 58Ext: 3438E-mail: ahammoud@bau.edu.lb

Biography

Ali Hammoud received his B. Sc. & M.Sc. from Mechanical Engineering department from Riga University, Russia in 1982 and his PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering from Swansea University UK, 1990.

Academic experience

  • Beirut Arab University, Assistant Professor,1992-1993- part time
  • Beirut Arab University, Assistant Professor, 1993- 2001 full time
  • Beirut Arab University, Associate Professor, 2002- full time (Chairman of Mechanical Engineering Department)
  • Beirut Arab University, Professor, 2006- 2016, full time
  • Beirut Arab University, Professor, 2014- 2016 (chairman of Mechanical Engineering Department)

Non Academic Experience

  • Electro-Mechanical Consultant, 1981-2016, plumbing , solar energy systems , HVAC etc..
  • Professional in pipe line engineering, Water distribution system ,water hammer analysis, and pump station .

Teaching

Previous courses at BAU

  • MCHE 531-Pump technology
  • MCHE 532-Fluid system design
  • MCHE 536-Hydraulic equipment
  • MCHE 533-Hydraulic power station
  • MCHE 534-Pipe net work
  • MCHE 422-HVAC Refrigeration & air cond.

Spring 2015/2016

Research

Research Interests

Oil spill pollution, pumps in pumping systems, water hammer, pipe network. Acoustic vibration.

Publications Related To Marine Oil Spill

  • Ali Hammnud and M.F.Khalil, “Hydrodynamic Characteristic of Belt Skimmer for removing Oils from seawater surfabe”. MEDOSC Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Oil Spill in the Mediterranean and Black Sea Regions, 31 October – 3 November 2000, Istanbul , Turkey, pp 125- 135.
  • Ali Hammoud and M.F.Khalil, “Influence of design and operation parameters on disk skimmer performance”. MEDOSC Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Oil Spill in the Mediterranean and Black Sea Regions, 31 October – 3 November 2000, Istanbul , Turkey, pp 137-152. Sponsored by “The National Council for Scientific Research”, Beirut-Lebanon.
  • Ali Hammoud and M.F.Khalil, “Effect of Disk Material on Disk Skimmer Performance”. MEDOSC Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Oil Spill in the Mediterranean and Black Sea Regions, 31 October – 3 November 2000, Istanbul Turkey, pp 153-164. Sponsored by “The National Council for Scientific Research”, Beirut-Lebanon.
  • M.F.Khalil and Ali Hammoud “Performance of Rotating Drum Skimmer in Oil Spill Recovery”. Jr. of Process Mechanical Engineering, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Vol.217, pp 49-57, London, England, 2003. Sponsored by “The National Council for Scientific Research”, Beirut-Lebanon.
  • Ali Hammoud, W.C. Assaf and M.F.Khalil, “Performance of Rotating Coarse Brush Skimmer in Oil Spill Recovery”. MEDOS Proceedings of Third International Conference on Oil Spills, Oil Pollution and Remediation, 16-18 September 2003 , Istanbul Turkey, pp 139-153, Sponsored by “The National Council for Scientific Research”, Beirut-Lebanon.

Journal Publications

  • A.H.Hammoud, S.Stoneman and Ralf Parker, “Vortex shedding from flat plates under the influence of an acoustic resonance”, J. Of Wind Engineering, 50(1993), pp 129-138.
  • A.H.Hammoud, “Transient behaviors of a centrifugal pump operating under air-entraining vortices”, Alexandria Engineering Journal, Vol.39, 2000, No2, pp 241-254. Sponsored by “The National Council for Scientific Research”, Beirut- Lebanon. LNCSR
  • A.H.Hammoud, “Effect of pump intake geometry on vortex suppression”, Alexandria Engineering Journal, Vol.39, 2000, No4, pp 525-541. Sponsored by “The National Council for Scientific Research”, Beirut-Lebanon. LNCSR
  • A.H.Hammoud, “Enhanced oil spill recovery rate using the weir skimmer”. European Journal of scientific research ISSN 1450-216 X , Volume 15, N1, pp 122-139, 2006
  • A.H. Hammoud and M.Hayek, “Numerical versus experimental and analytical predictions of liquid jet pump overall performance”. Journal of transactions on fluid mechanics WSEAS Issue 5, Volume 1, (May 2006), pp 399-406
  • A.H.Hammoud and M.F.Khalil “Performance characteristics of centrifugal pump handling stable oil-in water emulsions”. European Journal of scientific research ISSN 1450-216 X , Volume 15, N2, October 2006 , pp 159-168
  • A.H.Hammoud, and A.A. Abd el Naby “Slurry Jet Pump Performance under Different Design and Operational parameters”. Proceedings of the 4th IASME/WSEAS International conference in Greece- 2-4 August, 2006, code 538-161,pp 237-244
  • A.H.Hammoud, “Effect of design and operational parameters on jet pump performance”. WSEAS Transaction on the heat and mass transfer Issue 3 .vol 1. ,ISSN: 1740-5044 ,pp. 356-363 March 2006
  • A.H.Hammoud, & Samir Traboulsi” Air curtain Integrity when misusing the refrigerated display cabinet” WSEAS transactions on fluid mechanics pp 389-403,2008
  • A.H.Hammoud, & Samir Traboulsi “Effect of jet inclination Angle and other parameters on air curtain performance” FEDSM2009-78010.ASME journal of fluids engineering of ASME, pp. 302-306, 2009

Conference Proceedings

  • A.H.Hammoud, A.Gubran and S.Kassab, “Experimental evaluation of the performance of 90 elbows”, Proceedings of the International Conference on integrated water resources management (HID), 1998, pp 189-198
  • Ali Hammoud, “Oil spill recovery rate using the weir skimmer”, the 6th Biennial Fresh water spills symposium”. FSS conference in Portland, Ouragan 2-4 may 2006 USA, CD. Sponsored by “The National Council for Scientific Research”, Beirut-Lebanon. LNCSR
  • M.F.Khalil and A.H.Hammoud, “Experimental Investigation of Hydraulic Capsule Pipe with Drag Reducing surfactant”, Eighth International Congress of Fluid Dynamics & Propulsion , Sharm El-Shiekh, Sinai, Egypt, (December 14-17, 2006), ASME Sharm El-Shiekh, Egypt, ICFDP8-EG-133
  • M.Hayek and A.H.Hammoud, “Prediction of Liquid Jet Pump Performance, Using Computational Fluid Dynamics”. Proceedings of the 4th IASME/WSEAS International conference in Greece, 2-4 August, 2006 pp148-153
  • A.H. Hammoud and M.F. Khalil “ Upward and Downward Inclination Hydraulic Capsule Pipeline”. Eighth International Congress of Fluid Dynamics & Propulsion” December 14-17, 2006, ASME Sharm El-Shiekh, Egypt, ICFDP8-EG-132
  • H.H. Hammoud , A. Namor and A.H.Hammoud, “Overview of Water Quality in Lebanon , Water treatment using silicates bounded to cyclodextrin ”, WATMED 3 Proceeding of the third international conference on water resources in Mediterranean basin, Tripoli-Lebanon 1-3 November 2006, pp149 -156 Sponsored by European union.
  • M. Kahil, G. Younes, A. Hammoud and K. Baghdady “Modeling chlorine propagation in water networks northern suburb of Beirut –Mtaileb Rabieh region ”, International Conference on Water and Wastewater, Europe Fira de Barcelona, Spain , May 25-27, 2004,pp150-167
  • A.H.Hammoud, “Effect of design and operational parameters on jet pump performance”. Proceedings of the 4th IASME/WSEAS International conference in Greece, 2-4 August, 2006, Code 538-122, pp245-252.
  • Samir. R. Traboulsi, A.H.Hammoud, M.F.Khalil, 2009, Air Curtain Integrity When Misusing the Refrigerated Display Cabinets, WSEAS Transactions on Fluid Mechanics, Journals/Fluid, 32-254, Worldses, Greece.
  • Samir. R. Traboulsi, A.H.Hammoud, M.F.Khalil, 2009, Effects of Negatively Sloped Jet Inclination Angle and Other Parameters on Air Curtain Performance, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME, Proceedings of Fluid Engineering Division, FEDSM2009-78010, 26-1, Vail, Colorado, U.S.A.
  • Samir. R. Traboulsi, A.H.Hammoud, M.F.Khalil, 2009, Effects of Jet Inclination Angle and Geometrical Parameters on Air Curtain Performance, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, ASHRAE, Proceedings of Research on Commercial Food Display and Storage Equipment, LO-09-058, Vol. 115, Part 2, Louisville, KY, U.S.A.
  • K.C.Yassine, A.H.Hammoud, M.F.Khalil, 2010, Experimental Investigation for Centrifugal Slurry Pump Performance: ICFD10-EG-3061, American Society of Mechanical engineers, ASME, Proceedings of ICFD10: Tenth International Congress of Fluid Dynamics, December 16-19, 2010, Stella Di Mare Sea Club Hotel, Ain Soukhna, Red Sea, Egypt.
  • A.H.Hammoud, K.C.Yassine, M.F.Khalil, 2010, Effect of Oil-in-water Concentration on the performance of centrifugal pump: ICFD10-EG-3067, American Society of Mechanical engineers, ASME, Proceedings of ICFD10: Tenth International Congress of Fluid Dynamics, December 16-19, 2010, Stella Di Mare Sea Club Hotel, Ain Soukhna, Red Sea, Egypt.
  • A.H. Hammoud, M. F. Ghaziri, M. F. Khalil, 2010, Experimental Study On Air-Lift Pump Handling Slurry Flow: ICFD10-EG-3060, American Society of Mechanical engineers, ASME, Proceedings of ICFD10: Tenth International Congress of Fluid Dynamics, December 16-19, 2010, Stella Di Mare Sea Club Hotel, Ain Soukhna, Red Sea, Egypt.
  • A.A.A. Mostafa & A.H. Hammoud “A numerical simulation of impact force on a heaved floating body with moving boundaries”. International conference of `numerical analysis and applied mathematics (ICNAAM 2008), pp50-55
  • A.H. Hammoud, M. F. Khalil .”Pneumatic Sand Lifting during dredging process”., AES-ATEMA’ 2011International Conference on Advances and Trends in Engineering and their Applications. Riga, Latvia: July 11 - 15, 2011.
  • A.H.Hammoud ,Jihad kassamani & F.Moukalled “Buoyancy-Induced Flow and Heat Transfer in a Porous Annulus Between Concentric Horizontal Circular and Square”. Numerical heat transfer An international journal of computation and methodology . Submitted and revised June 26,2015

Activities

  • Member of the Faculty of engineering council for the academic year 2015-2016
  • Member of the students affairs committee for the academic year 2015-2016
  • Member of the postgraduate committee for the academic year 2015-2016. Service activities
  • Chairman of Mechanical Engineering Department, 2010-2011, 2013-2015 -2016 BAU
  • Departmental Committee - Students’ Affairs, 2008 – 2014
  • Faculty of Engineering Committee – Student engineering day Committee 2000-2016
  • Faculty of Engineering Faculty council, 20014-2016
  • Technical Committee for Standards on Portable Fire Extinguishers, LIBNOR, 2000 – 2011
  • Adviser & member ASME, ASHRAE & Syndicate of Engineers, Beirut - Lebanon, Marine Pollution Society & Arwatex Arab World Water

MSC & PhD supervision

MSC Entitled

Water Hammer Control Using Surge Vessels and/or a Flywheel During Start-up and Power Failure Transients

PhD Entitled

Buoyancy _included flow and heat transfer in porous annulus between concentric horizontal circular and square cylinders