Bassam Tayeh

Bassam Tayeh
Islamic University of Gaza · Department of Civil Engineering

Professor Associate
Tayeh has been Classified as Top 2% researcher globally in Building and Construction (Stanford University-October 2021)

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Dear Researchers, You may read and cite my suitable papers in your future articles. My Google Scholar Page is:https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=6UY2T44AAAAJ&hl=en&oi=sra . I welcome research collaboration in my areas. Thank you for your interest and best wishes.

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Publications (236)
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The characterization of mortars of facades of buildings located in the Gaza Strip is the main objective of this work. More specifically, the objective of this work is to provide a reliable source of data that allows the documentation of the construction systems used and that serves as a basis for future renovations and interventions in the building...
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An experimental investigation of the shear behaviour of Ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC) beams with web openings was conducted. Eight UHPC beams were experimentally cast and subjected to a four-point bending test. One beam, which was considered the control specimen, had no web openings, whereas the seven other beams contained openings. The st...
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Lateritic soils are abundant materials available around the tropical and sub-tropical areas in the world. However, due to their chemical and mineralogical complexity, their use in geopolymer synthesis remains limited. This review paper summarizes the synthesis conditions, mechanical and durability characteristics as well as the microstructural pro...
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The goal of this research is to identify the impact of microsilica and polypropylene fibers (PF) on the mechanical characteristics of an ultra-high performance geopolymer concrete (UHP-GPC). The workability, compressive strength, modulus of elasticity, and splitting tensile strength of a total of 20 concrete mixtures were evaluated experimentally....
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Geopolymer (GP) concrete refers to a set of aluminum silicate-containing materials activated by a highly alkaline solution and have significant advantages compared to normal concrete, such as the ability to develop excellent thermomechanical properties and durability with lower impact on the environment. Ultra-high-performance geopolymer concrete (...
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The impact of substantial amounts of plastic waste (PW) substituted fine aggregate (FA) on the mechanical characteristics of concrete under impact load (I.L) was studied experimentally-and-numerically. As fine aggregate substitutes, samples were made with 0%, 20%, 30%, and 40% PW. Six prisms of 100 mm width, 50 mm depth, and 400 mm length were load...
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Nano carbon is reported as a novel material with enhanced properties such as larger specific surface area, tensile property, and filling property. Nano carbons are modifies into two forms carbon nano tubes and carbon nano sheet termed as 'graphene', which improves the properties of cement composite than carbon nano tubes. The performance of cement...
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Fire has been a scourge of society for a very long time due to its impact on the human and economic aspects. Fire resistance is a characteristic of concrete buildings, and residential buildings made of concrete are often subject to fire. Fire causes serious damage to the concrete members, which may require substantial demolition. High temperatures...
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The purpose of this research was to evaluate the mechanical properties and durability of basalt fiber (BF) reinforced, and ground calcium carbonate incorporated (GCC) roller-compacted concrete (RCC) by considering different amounts of basalt fibers (BFs). Concrete specimens containing various BFs (0.5%, 0.75%, 1% and 1.25% by weight) and GCC amount...
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This research examines the properties of ultra-high-performance (UHPC) and heavyweight radiation shielding concrete (UHPHSC). Several types of heavy-weight fine aggregates (sand, magnetite, hematite ilmenite and barite) were used to achieve these properties. In addition, the different types of fibres (steel fibre, lead fibre and basalt fibre) with...
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It is becoming essential to find solutions to preserve the environment from emissions related to cement manufacture. One of the most effective solutions and techniques is using supplementary cementitious materials (SCMs) as cement substitutes to produce eco-friendly concrete. This experimental work primarily aimed to investigate the impact of groun...
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Ultra-high-performance concrete (UHPC) refers to cement-based materials exhibiting a compressive strength higher than 150 MPa, high ductility, and excellent durability. Besides, over the last twenty years, remarkable advances have taken place in the research and application of Ultra-High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete (UHPFRC). Therefore, a...
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Recently, Ultra-High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete (UHPFRC) has offered notable advantages over other types of concrete. Therefore, a comprehensive investigation of the latest developments in Ultra-High-Performance Concrete (UHPC) is necessary to provide essential information for materials testing requirements and procedures and to expand i...
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s Ultra-high-performance concrete (UHPC) is a type of cement-based composite for new construction and/or restoration of existing structures to increase service life. It is an innovative composite material that can be a suitable alternative to concrete structures exposed to aggressive conditions. After decades of research and development, a wide ran...
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Ultra-high-performance concrete (UHPC) refers to cement-based materials exhibiting a compressive strength higher than 150 MPa, high ductility, and excellent durability. Besides, over the last twenty years, remarkable advances have taken place in the research and application of Ultra-High-Performance Fiber-Reinforced Concrete (UHPFRC). Therefore, a...
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Due to the advantages and challenges specific to geopolymer concrete, especially the ultra-high-performance geopolymer concrete (UHP-GPC) ones, additional studies are warranted. This paper aims to improve the understanding of UHP-GPC by investigating its properties. This research investigates the influence of steel fiber and microsilica (also known...
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The construction sector has been addressing the issue of integrating sustainability into production processes over the last few years, either through solid waste materials as aggregates in concrete or the search for more eco-friendly raw materials. Besides, the global trends group focused on developing an alternative to cement, which is a significa...
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This research aimed to investigate the effect of nanorice husk ash (NRHA) prepared using different thermal treatment methods on ultra-high-performance concrete (UHPC) behaviour. NRHA was prepared by two methods: (1) burning for 3 h at 300, 500, 700 and 900 °C and (2) burning for different durations (9, 7, 5 and 3 h) at 300, 500, 700 and 900 °C. NRH...
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The global expansion of agricultural production increases agricultural waste ash (AWA). Accordingly, AWA should be disposed to preserve the environment. This study focuses on using AWA as a partial substitute for cement to produce ultrahigh-strength concrete (UHSC). This research investigated the effect of using sugarcane leaf ash (SLA) as a pozzol...
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Ultra-high-performance geopolymer concrete (UHPGPC) was investigated in this paper using microsilica and granulated blast furnace slag (GBFS) comprising polypropylene fiber (PF) and steel fiber (SF). The first group of mixing ratios was used to develop a control mixture with maximum compressive strength for this purpose. In the second group, nine m...
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The global expansion of agricultural production has increased the amount of agricultural waste (AW). Accordingly, AW should be disposed of properly to preserve the environment. This study focuses on using rice straw ash (RSA) and palm leaf ash (PLA) as partial replacement for cement in the production of ultrahigh-performance concrete (UHPC). In par...
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So much study has been done and is currently being done on the possibilities of using natural fibres to increase the concrete strength, to lower the cost of production and to reduce the negative effects of concrete production on our environment. The structural behaviour of flexural-loaded reinforced concrete beams incorporated with different grades...
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Plastic has become one of the most widely manufactured materials in the world and a key part of daily life. However, a large amount of plastic waste must be recycled to protect the environment. One of the ways of recycling is to use this waste as a substitute for raw material. This study aims to provide a thermophysical characterization of an eco-f...
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This study investigates the effects of nano silica (NS) and micro steel fiber on the properties of ultra-high-performance concrete (UHPC). The experimental consists of three groups, each one with five percentages of NS content (0%, 2%, 4%, 6% and 8%) in addition to the 20% silica fume and 20% quartz powder proportioned according to the weight of ce...
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The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the impact of incorporating two different types of green nanomaterials (sugarcane and eggshell) on destructive and non-destructive properties of mortar. Nano sugarcane (NSC) was manufactured by calcining sugarcane at temperatures of 600 °C for 3 h. On the other hand, nano eggshell (NES) was manufactured b...
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The significant sustainability awareness in the construction industry coupled with the need for the industry to reduce its negative environmental impacts has resulted in the use of various ‎industrial wastes in construction ‎applications such as in the production of concrete. Various industrial wastes can be utilized as ‎partial or total replacemen...
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Solid waste disposal is one of the major environmental concerns. Disposal of waste glass into open areas and landfills is one of the major threats that pollutes the environment in addition to the cases of health hazards around the world. Recycling the discarded glass as a sustainable construction material have received an increasing attention in th...
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The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of elevated temperature on the properties of hybrid fiber reinforced high strength concrete (HFRHSC) and columns under eccentric loading. For this purpose, seven high-strength concrete (HSC) mixtures were prepared, one mixture without fiber and six mixtures containing steel fiber (SF), polypropylene f...
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In recent years, the demand for clean water has been growing all over the world despite the diferent threats posed, including increasing pollution, increasing deforestation and climate change. Industrial activity is the second largest consumer of water, so highly industrialized regions are more susceptible to water stress. In this sense, reuse stra...
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Zinc-rich epoxy (ZRE) is used to overcome corrosion problems in reinforced concrete (RC) beams and coat steel rebars to protect them from humidity and chlorides. An extra coating layer of Sikadur-31 epoxy (SDE) is utilised to increase bond strength because the use of ZRE reduces the bond strength between concrete and steel rebars. However, the lo...
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The use of fiber-reinforced polymer (FRP) bars to overcome the corrosion problems in various reinforced concrete structures is now well documented in the literature. As a result, the currently available design guidelines such as North American design codes allow for using the FRP bars as alternative materials to steel bars to be incorporated into t...
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Recycling glass waste for developing sustainable cementitious mortar and concrete have recently attracted increasing attentions for the construction industry. From another aspect, the nitrate-based environment due to chemical fertilizers has a significant effect on reinforced concrete and normal concrete by producing damages like its microstructure...
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The brittleness of plain concrete represents a significant issue to the integrity of concrete structures when subjected to impact loading. Recent rapid industrialization has attracted researchers to find a solution for concrete brittleness and enhance its ductility. In light of this, the prepacked aggregate fibrous concrete (PAFC) with single and d...
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Research interest in producing sustainable ultra high performance concrete (UHPC) has been increasing recently. This paper focuses on the use of recycled coarse aggregate (RCA) as a replacement for 50% of the total natural coarse aggregate (NCA). Two types of replacements were used, namely, carbon nanofiber (CNF) with 0.25%, 0.5%, 0.75%, and 1% by...
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Lightweight aggregate concrete (LWAC) has gradually gained popularity as a significant material in the concrete industry worldwide. One of the important lightweight aggregates is palm oil clinker (POC). Moreover, palm oil fuel ash (POFA) can be used as a partial cement replacement in concrete. This paper presents a study in which POFA of Nano-parti...
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Building insulation is an essential requirement for buildings located in areas of varying temperature conditions. However, the conventional building insulation techniques accrue high cost and consume resources. This work aimed to evaluate the use of mineral wool and rice straw to improve Portland cement mortar's thermal insulating properties. Sampl...
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Brazil is a country of continental dimensions and characteristics with enormous biodiversity of fauna and flora which confers a prominent role in the sector of extraction of agricultural products. However, one of the current challenges is the increasing amounts of agricultural solid wastes generated by different local production pro- cesses which e...
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Steam curing at atmospheric pressure is a method used to raise concrete strength at early ages. The steam curing method is based on the application of hot water vapor at a temperature between 40°C and 100°C for a limited period. The highest temperatures and the longest curing period are determined based on the characteristics of the target concrete...
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This study aims to investigate and predict the effects of adding different Nano additives (Nano alumina, Carbon Nanotubes, and hybrid mix of both materials) within normal strength concrete on both mechanical and gamma ray radiation shielding properties of concrete after exposure to elevated temperatures. Both residual compressive strength (RCS) and...
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Alkali-activated materials (AAMs) are promising materials that can be used as alternatives for conventional Portland cement (PC) materials. In this paper, the fresh properties, and mechanical properties of AAMs made with glass powder (GP) as the precursor were explored and discussed. The discussions presented in this paper showed that the incorpora...
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The growing interest in finding partial substitutes for cement is the result of the desire to reduce air pollution caused by the cement industry. One of these partial substitutes is sugarcane bagasse (SCB). SCB is a by-product of the sugar industry extracted from sugarcane. After burning, a large volume of SCB becomes sugarcane bagasse ash (SCBA) t...
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The production of cement results in the emission of much carbon dioxide, which contributes to ‎ ‎undesirable environmental impacts such as climate change and global warming. These ‎phenomena ‎have rekindled interest in utilizing a variety of industrial waste products to ‎produce geopolymer ‎‎(GP) composites and alkali-activated (AA) binders in orde...
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Currently, nanoparticles are used as admixtures to reduce the thermal deterioration of concrete after exposure to fire. However , the influence of high temperature on high-strength concrete (HSC) containing silica fume and nanoparticles has not been investigated well. In this study, various HSC mixes incorporated with 1%, 2%, 3% and 4% nanosilica (...
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Shear failure of RC beams is one of the major problem in the construction industry today. It is desirable that the beam fails in flexure rather than in shear because the shear failure is catastrophic and occurs usually without advance warning. The aim of this paper is to evaluate the effectiveness of using ultra-high performance fiber reinforced co...
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Abstract. Externally bonded ultrahigh performance fiber-reinforced concrete (UHPFRC) is commonly used as a strengthening material for reinforced concrete (RC) structures. This study reports the results of an experimental program investigating the bonding behavior between concrete and prefabricated UHPFRC plates. The overall experimental program i...
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This paper presents a new material that can be used as a partial substitute for cement in the production of ultra high-performance concrete (UHPC). This material is an industrial waste product of ferrosilicon (FS) alloy, which is available as furnace slag. It is used as a partial substitute for cement after grinding until it reaches the stage of mi...
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To overcome massive pollution and energy consumption resulting from cement production in addition to concrete’s durability problems, geopolymer concretes (GPC) and mortars (GPM) are recently gaining increasing interest. GPCs are manufactured based on different ingredients such as Fly Ash, GGBS, and other Alumina-Silicate rich materials and polymeri...
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The mining sector generates a considerable amount of waste stone and tailings, which constitute a ‎‎substantial hazard to the ecology. The most prevalent method of disposing of these industrial ‎‎wastes is by dumping, which adds to soil deterioration and water contamination and also takes up ‎‎valuable land. Fortunately, it can be recycled in a var...
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Recent innovations in the field of concrete have contributed to the development of lightweight geopolymer concrete (LGC), which can be produced by adding an air agent. This study investigates the possibility of producing an air agent from the powder slag of ferrosilicon (FSS), an industrial waste. A class F fly ash (FA) was used for GC synthesis, a...
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Ultra High Performance Concrete: Properties, Developments and Applications-----------------------This Special Issue of Case Studies in Construction Materials will present papers covering different aspects of ultra-high performance concrete (UHPC). UHPC is a breakthrough in concrete technology and application. The durability aspect of UHPC makes it...
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Ultra High Performance Concrete: Properties, Developments and Applications January 2022 https://www.journals.elsevier.com/case-studies-in-construction-materials/call-for-papers/ultra-high-performance-concrete-properties-developments-and-applications This Special Issue of Case Studies in Construction Materials will present papers covering differen...
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This paper involves an experimental study of the structural behaviour of RC columns strengthened with ultra-high performance Fiber reinforced concrete (UHPFRC) under eccentric loading. Twelve rectangular concrete columns were tested, each with a cross section of 120 × 150 mm² and a clear height of 1000 mm. Different parameters were considered in th...
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A sizeable amount of tire rubber waste is generated due to the increasing number of road automobile users all over the world. The accumulation of this waste in the open area poses environmental threats and therefore requires suitable treatments. The use of waste obtained from tire rubber as a construction material could contribute to a circular eco...
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Keratin fibres are waste products of the poultry industry. Natural materials made from chicken feather fibres (CFFs) are used in concrete-reinforced composites in this study. Brittleness is a major problem of high-strength concrete (HSC) that leads to sudden failure at the ultimate capacity of concrete. Hence, this work aims to investigate effects...
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Objectives. This research intends to investigate the responsibilities of the parties engaged in the implementation phase of the infrastructure projects in occupational health and safety, i.e., the consultant and contractor. Methods. A questionnaire was developed through the selection and modification of the responsibilities from the literature revi...
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Background Construction projects are among the riskiest businesses due to the number of factors involved that are difficult to control; hence, the popularity of risk management as part of the decision-making process in construction organizations is increasing. Despite the advancements, there are various risks involved that lead to project failure....
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The valorisation of plastic wastes has become a major environmental challenge. Problems stem from factors such as the limited reuse and difficulty of waste recycling. Plastic is an important type of solid waste with a strong environmental impact. This study aims to investigate and compare the impact of replacing fine aggregate by polyethylene (PE)...
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Construction in Oman is an important sector that contributes greatly to the country’s economic growth. Recently, the construction projects in Oman have been delayed which has led to delays in the projects’ completion and sometimes to their failure. This study aims to examine the critical factors affecting the success of construction projects in Oma...
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Construction projects have become complex; therefore, their hierarchy is becoming increasingly complicated, and the level of disputes is more serious. The success of construction projects depends on the coordinated efforts of team members in early settlement of the disputes. The issue of disputes is critical; thus, achieving a satisfactory solution...