Faiq M. S. Al-Zwainy

Faiq M. S. Al-Zwainy
Al-Nahrain University · Department of Civil Engineering

Ph.D

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Introduction
Faiq m. s. Al-zwainy currently works at the Department of Civil Engineering, Al-Nahrain University. Al-zwainy does research in Civil Engineering, Quality Assurance Engineering and Safety Engineering. Their current project is 'PMP '.
Additional affiliations
August 2004 - May 2020
Al-Nahrain University
Position
  • Professor (Full)
Education
February 2005 - March 2009
University of Baghdad
Field of study
  • Civil Engineering

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Publications (98)
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Productivity is a very important element in the process of construction project management especially with regard to the estimation of the duration of the construction activities, this study aims at developing construction productivity estimating model for marble finishing works of floors using Multivariable Linear Regression technique (MLR). The m...
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The main objective of this research is to introduce a new and alternative approach of using a neural network for cost estimation of the highway project at the early stage. The application of Artificial Neural Networks, as a modern technique, in Iraqi construction industry is necessary to ensure successful management, and many of the construction co...
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The aim of this study is investigation the impact of the application of project management methodologies in Iraqi construction sector. The importance of this study as new add for the fields of knowledge, it can be benefit for researchers in academic field and engineers in the practical field. The questionnaire form was designed by following a simpl...
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This paper aims to diagnostic and assessment the benefits and barriers of Building Information Modelling in the construction project management. Both open and closed questionnaire was used to explore the views of a number of Iraqi engineers; in order to investigate the level of BIM implementation in Iraq construction sector. Questionnaire indicated...
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Fiber Reinforced Polymer (FRP) bars have appeared as a preferable alternative to ordinary steel bars in reinforced concrete (RC) members due to their higher ultimate tensile strength-to-weight ratio and corrosion resistance. The previous studies have mainly focused on laboratory tests and finite element modeling approaches for FRP-RC beams; however...
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The research aims to investigate the reality of the planning and scheduling management process for the implementation and maintenance of irrigation and drainage projects in the Republic of Iraq, with an indication of the most important obstacles that impede the planning and scheduling management process for these projects and ways of addressing the...
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Aim to this search to study the reality of the state of quality control of road projects and in the republic of Iraq in general and Kirkuk governorate in particular, and what are the reasons for deviation in quality control, what are the benefits and obstacles of quality control on those projects, and what are the critical success factors in applyi...
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Scheduling is the process of arranging, controlling, and optimizing work activity in a process of a construction project. The estimating of activity duration involves assessing the number of work periods likely to be needed to complete each identified activity. Estimating activity duration is probably the most difficult aspect of scheduling Irrigat...
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Construction projects, especially tunnel projects in the Arab world, suffer from poor documentation of data and information, and therefore there is a difficulty in estimating the budget or total costs or indicators of earned value, and with the advancement of artificial neural networks, the urgent need arises to estimate the earned value indicators...
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للفائدة العلمية فان هذا المنشور منقول من احدى منصات التواصل العلمي الاجتماعي
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The innovative and groundbreaking structural health monitoring in priority-based sensor technology utilised in structural health monitoring has considerably improved. Its use has expanded for a variety of purposes, including determining the behaviour of facilities under various forms of loads. To study these technologies and offer researchers a cle...
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Most countries are facing several challenges and difficulties when it comes to managing deteriorating structures and evaluating the structure's remaining service life. One of the most essential things gaining speed the deterioration process is the shortage of regulations and rules controlling traffic. A Structure Health Monitoring system aims to ac...
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The research aims to investigate the reality of the planning and scheduling management process for the implementation and maintenance of irrigation and drainage projects in the Republic of Iraq, with an indication of the most important obstacles that impede the planning and scheduling management process for these projects and ways of addressing the...
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T H I S I S A W A R D E D T O FAIQ M. S. Al-ZWAINY in recognition of the review made for the journal (1 Review) Dr. Pawan Verma Editor-in-Chief International Journal of Latest Technology in Engineering, Management & Applied Science (IJLTEMAS) ISSN No. 2278-2540
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شھادة مشاركة ا.د. فائق محمد سرحان في الورشة التدریبیة الإلكترونیة والموسومة متى یكون بحثك قابل للاستشھاد وكیف تزید عدد الاستشھادات لھ التي نظمھا جھاز الاشراف والتقویم العلمي بتاریخ 2021 /11/ 19
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الفوز بجائزة افضل كتاب مؤلف للتخصصات الهندسية والتكنولوجيه في مسابقة يوم العلم العراقي
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This course teaches you what to look for in each section of a typical research article manuscript and using a peer review template to structure your final review report. The course is aimed at early career researchers that have published in their field and may soon start receiving invitations to review. This course takes about 1.5 hours to complet...
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Today, one of the most important factors of worldwide competitive business environment is quality, in addition to the other two factors: cost and time. Quality is a description of the organization, culture and attitude of an organization that endeavors to provide customers with products and services which satisfy their needs. To survive today's com...
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Dear Faiq M. Sarhan Al-Zwainy, Thank you for helping Eliyas Dessalegn develop their peer review skills in the Publons Academy. As a token of our appreciation, we’ve created an official, print-ready certificate in recognition of your mentorship. We have attached it to this email. Thanks again, Julia from the Publons Academy Copyright © 2021 Publon...
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The cement plants in the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq (KRG) have made a considerable contribution to the economy of the region and almost dominated the cement market in the entire region and middle and south of Iraq. The cement plants as a part of KRG’s industrial sector needs to consider strategic planning, through this research the condi...
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Self-consolidating concrete (SCC) is a very significant advance in concrete technology and became widely spread so it may be involuntary or accidently exposed to elevated temperature. Artificial intelligent techniques and especially artificial neural networks (ANNs) had proved its efficiency to solve complex systems such as concrete exposed to elev...
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Background: The key element for the success of construction projects in the era of technology and information is knowledge. Knowledge management in the construction sector has become a necessary and vital matter, starting with the planning stage, designing, implementing and ending with operation and maintenance stage. One of the most prominent feat...
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This study includes application of an Analytical Software system to explain the financing methods applied in infrastructure projects in Iraq and highlight the importance of the tax in support the Iraqi economy by knowing the percentage of its contribution in supporting the financing of infrastructure projects. The proposed program is flexible, and...
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The present invention discloses a device and method for eliminating or significantly reducing air pollutants emitted from chimneys, flues, flares or smokestacks. The device is mainly comprised of: a hollow inlet member which includes water tanks obtaining water from an associated automatic water pump. Water from the tanks is provided to one or more...
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Inaccurate estimation in highway projects represents a major problem facing planners and estimators, especially when data and information about the projects are not available, and therefore the need to use modern technologies that addresses the problem of inaccuracy of estimation arises. The current methods and techniques used to estimate earned va...
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Background: Machine Learning Regression Techniques (MLRT) as a shrewd method can be utilized in this study being exceptionally fruitful in demonstrating nonlinear and the interrelationships among them in problems of construction projects such as the earned value indexs for tall buildings projects in Republic of Iraq, Objective: three forecasting mo...
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Machine Learning Regression Techniques (MLRT) as a shrewd method can be utilized in this study being exceptionally fruitful in demonstrating non-linear and the interrelationships among them in problems of construction projects such as the earned value indexes for tall buildings projects in Republic of Iraq. Three forecasting models were developed t...
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Background: The back propagation neural network model as a smart technique can be used in this work proved to be very successful in modelling nonlinear at the same time and the interrelationships between them, and, it have the ability to predict the earned value indicators for residential Complexes buildings projects in Republic of Iraq, Objective:...
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Construction productivity can be very importance for development the engineering project management and reduce the time achievement. Approximation the time and cost are very important for complete any project. The objective of current study introduces the productivity in construction project, measuring construction productivity, and exploring all v...
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The purpose of this study was to conduct a meta-analysis that shows the influence of fiber on ultimate compressive strength and tensile strength of ultra-high performance concrete. The internet scholarly search engines and ScienceDirect article references were used to illustrate the papers concerning the experimental investigations of mechanical pr...
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Punching shear is the most important problem in flat slabs, which usually requires strengthening for safety reasons. One of the most popular strengthening methods is the employment of shear reinforcement. Also, in order to reduce the self-weight of slabs, lightweight aggregate concrete as well as the bubble deck technology were used in this researc...
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عنوان المحاضره: هوية الباحث الدولية الجهة المستهدفه: لكل من يرغب في تطوير وتحسين قدراته البحثية و التدريسيون والباحثون كافة وطلبة الدراسات العليا اهداف المحاضره: •التعريف بمفهوم الهوية الإلكترونية و أهميتها. •التعريف بكيفية تقييم الهوية الإلكترونية و التحكم بها. •تنمية مهارات الباحثين في تطوير هويتهم الإلكترونية. •تنمية مهارات الباحثين في البحث عن...
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Construction projects still face the old–new problem of delivering the projects within the predefined time and cost. This problem becomes more complicated with when addendums and variations are considered during the projects. This study aimed at developing an artificial intelligent model using support vector machine (SVM) technique to predict the t...
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Earned value analysis is an extremely significant part in the operations of bridges projects management principally with respect to EAC, this study aims at developing EAC model for bridges projects using Multifactor Linear Regression Technique (MLRT). One MLR model was built up based upon 43 set of database gathering between 2013 and 2016 from brid...
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Punching shear is the most important problem in flat slabs, which usually required reducing the self-weight of the slab. A lightweight concrete as well as the bubble deck technology were used to allow for lighter self-weight of the structure. This study aims to investigate the use of lightweight aggregate concrete (LWAC) with the bubble deck techno...
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To describe the need and importance of Operations Research for rationale decision making in Structural Engineering To discuss the basic Operations Research concepts and techniques for solving particular problem and identification of appropriate solution in Structural Engineering To develop a research proposal using the general approach for Operatio...
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Earned value system appears to be a compelling technique to use on waste water treatment plant projects to better understand and manage performance. Objectives: The main objective of this study is the practical application of the concept of the earned value management acquired in the Al-Hamza water treatment plant project using Microsoft Project 20...
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The current research presents an experimental investigation on the influence of cooling regime on the residual mechanical properties and cracking development of fiber reinforced eco-Friendly Self-Consolidating Concrete (FSCC). Seven Sustainable (FSCC) mixes containing high volume class F fly ash and locally available Cement Kiln Dust (CKD) were sub...
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This study deals with the problem of communication management system in Project Management Office (PMO) in Iraqi construction sectors. The main objective of this study was to estimate and develop the Communication Management System (CMS). Methodology: Visual basic language has been used to build analytical software which is (Communication Managemen...
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Disputes and claims are a very important issue in project management because they have a significant impact on the progress of work in construction projects. This study aims to clarify the principles of the importance of claims and disputes in the construction sector as well as review the most relevant studies related to this subject through resear...
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The collapse of the structures may be initiated by fire, which is considered one of the most severe risks. However, there are several conditions in which structures may be exposed to elevated temperatures such as nuclear applications; factory procedures; and fires in tunnels or buildings due to accidents or terrorist attacks. Recently, Self-Consoli...
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لكل من يرغب بتطوير قدراته البحثية
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The aim of this study is identifying and diagnosing the causes of construction project failure by using different project management process groups. These groups were initiation process group, planning process group, design process group, contract process group, executing and monitoring process group, and close process group. Also, the relative imp...
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The states of the world invest very much money for the construction and maintenance of roads since roads are considered very important in the transportation sector as an indispensable tool. Roads are used to transport goods and persons from one place to another So the process of maintenance management for roads networks is considered very important...
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The architecture and weights of an artificial neural network model that predicts time-dependent deflection have been developed and optimized. To satisfy the serviceability limit states, a concrete structure must be serviceable and perform its intended function throughout its working life. Excessive deflection should not impair the function of the s...
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This research paper gives a historic overview of the Palestnian architecture from the ancient times until today. The first chapter treats the ancient architecture. It introduces us to the first architectural findings on the territory of Palestine and the earliest Palestinian houses. We will see the differences of styles and buildings in prehistoric...
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Earned value analysis is an extremely significant part in the operations of bridges projects management principally with respect to EAC, this study aims at developing EAC Model for bridges projects using Multifactor Linear Regression Technique (MLRT). One MLR Model was built up based upon 43 set of database gathering between 2013 and 2016 from brid...
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The architecture and weights of an artificial neural network model that predicts time-dependent deflection have been developed and optimized. To satisfy the serviceability limit states, a concrete structure must be serviceable and perform its intended function throughout its working life. Excessive deflection should not impair the function of the s...
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Cost estimation is one of the fundamental bases of the cost management science, these process require suitable control and follow up. The main objective of this research is to using state-of-the-art techniques, such as a state-of-the-art survey to estimate construction costs in highway and bridge projects as an analytical diagnostic study. The rese...
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Cost estimation is one of the fundamental bases of the cost management science, these process require suitable control and follow up. The main objective of this research is to using state-of-the-art techniques, such as a state-of-the-art survey to estimate construction costs in highway and bridge projects as an analytical diagnostic study. The rese...
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This study investigates the influence of elevated temperature on the sustainable fiber reinforced Self-Consolidating Concrete (FSCC). In addition to the determination of residual mechanical properties (compressive strength, splitting tensile strength and modulus of elasticity) of (FSCC), the microstructure of these mixes was also studied. The resul...
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In recent years, sustainable development has become a global issue and several industries (including concrete industry) have made every effort to reduce the high material cost, high energy depletion and CO2 emission in addition to soundly eliminate industrial waste residue. The purpose of this study is to investigate the possibility of production s...
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The significance of this book lies in dealing with an important area of the constructional and urban development, which is the engineering construction sector; due to the fact that it is the division that illustrates the nation’s amount of evolution and development, particularly with the keep abreast of the technological tools development in all of...
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The root cause analysis techniques are a good choice to be adopted to diagnose the root causes of cost deviation in highway projects. Many root cause analysis tools have emerged from the literature as generic standards for identifying root causes such as Fishbone diagram, Pareto diagram , and the 5-Why analysis. This study diagnosed twenty causes o...
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Sustainable buildings reflect the interest rising of Urbanism sectors in issues of economic development, optimal utilization of natural resources and greater reliance on "renewable" sources of energy. The objective of the research is to identify and Diagnosis the priority of alternatives to sustainable projects with the of relative importance and t...
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There is a marked increase in the use of statistic and its methods in representing the complex relationship between factors in geotechnical engineering. In this paper "Multiple Linear Regression" model, has been developed to produce a pile design equation. Using data from in situ full scale drilled shaft and driven pile test. The objective of this...
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This paper deals with creating evaluation criteria for the planning, design, execution managers in Housing Directorate, which is very important for the service quality in work. Results of the study proved the possibility of the use of 360° technique in evaluating the performance of managers in the Housing Directorate, which means the possibility of...
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الحمد لله الذي علم بالقلم، علم الإنسان ما لم يعلم، والصلاة والسلام على نبي الهدى الأمي الأكرم، وعلى آله وصحبه مشاعل العلم وقادة الأمم. اما بعد أن طرق التخطيط وإدارة المشاريع الانشائية سوف يتم تغييرها بناء على التطور في تكنولوجيا المعلومات، اذ يجب أن يوضع بالحسبان القوة الأقتصادية الجبارة لتطور تقنيات الحاسوب مترابطة مع التقدم الحاصل في مجال الصناعة...
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Cost mangement of highway projects just as important as the other elements. This research involves on investigation the cost management status of the highway construction projects in Iraq. Survey includes investigate and evaluation the reality of cost planning and control and determine the causes of construction cost deviation. Causes of cost devia...
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Simulation and computational techniques cover a variety of aspects also had proved its feasibility in construction management as whole, so it had adopted by a lot of researches during the last decades with rapid progress. The current study presents a focused review about construction cost simulation using, and provides an overview of such advanceme...
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Simulation and computational techniques cover a variety of aspects also had proved its feasibility in construction management as whole, so it had adopted by a lot of researches during the last decades with rapid progress. The current study presents a focused review about construction cost simulation using, and provides an overview of such advanceme...
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Simulation and computational techniques cover a variety of aspects also had proved its feasibility in construction management as whole, so it had adopted by a lot of researches during the last decades with rapid progress. The current study presents a focused review about construction cost simulation using, and provides an overview of such advanceme...
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The purpose of this study is understand the role of the PMO and its impact on the oil companies in Iraq andexamining and analyzing the status quo of the PMO in SCOP and its performance indicators of the budget, scheduling and quality through study the organizational structure of this company in general and A self-administered survey questionnaire t...
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The purpose of this study is assess the reality of the communications management in Iraqi consultant bureaus, data collection completed by personal interview and questionnaires, then analysis questionnaire by using the Statistic Packages for Social Science, the results have shown in third section that is a lack of knowledge about the efficiency of...
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In this paper, it's reviewed the concept and methods of measuring productivity construction and the most important factors affecting on productivity. In addition, the most important applications of techniques (Multiple Linear Regression (MLR), Artificial Neural Network (ANN), and support vector machine techniques (SVM)) in the construction producti...
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PMOs can help project managers by providing the structure needed to both standardize project management practices and facilitate construction project portfolio management, as well as determine methodologies for repeatable processes. The aim of this research is to Examining and analyzing the previous studies related to the types of the PMO, its (rol...