Omar Ali Al-Khashman

Omar Ali Al-Khashman
Al-Hussein Bin Talal University | AHU · Department of Environmental Engineering

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Introduction
Their current project"Assessment impact of climate change on hydrology and water resources in Shoubak area, South Jordan".
Additional affiliations
September 2013 - September 2017
Al-Hussein Bin Talal University
Position
  • Head of Faculty
September 2013 - September 2017
Al-Hussein Bin Talal University
Position
  • Dean of Engineering College
September 2013 - September 2017
Al-Hussein Bin Talal University
Position
  • Dean faculty of Engineering
Education
January 1998 - May 2002
University of Jordan
Field of study
  • Environmental and water resources engineering

Publications

Publications (103)
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ملخص الدراسة البتراء المدينة الوردية " قلب التاريخ القديم" أكثر كنوز الأردن الوطنية مجدا وإشراقا واحدة من أهم مواقع الجذب السياحي في الأردن. جاءت هذة الدراسة لمعرفة مدى تأثير العوامل الطبيعية ( عناصر المناخ) باعتبار إن المناخ عنصر أساسي وهام في المغريات الطبيعية إذ إن درجة الحرارة والشمس الساطعة واتجاة حركة الرياح والأمطار تعتبر من أهم عوامل الجذب...
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Reinforced concrete structures are exposed to harsh environments, yet they are often expected to last with little or no repair or maintenance for long periods of time (often 100 years or more). For this reason, a durable structure needs to be produced. In addition, bridge reinforced concrete suffering from attacks of chloride penetration that cause...
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Aluminium-based fibre–metal laminates are lucrative candidates for aerospace manufacturers since they are lightweight and high-strength materials. The flower extract of aerva lanata was studied in order to prevent the effect of corrosion on the aluminium-based fibre–metal laminates (FMLs) in basic media. It is considered an eco-friendly corrosion i...
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This preprint shows the suggestions about climate change in Jordan and adaption process to climate change.
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The study has investigated the optimal use of renewable energy in residential buildings under Jordanian building regulation in Aydon city northern Jordan. The main purpose of this paper is to examine the important parameters that affect the performance and the energy consumption of residential buildings in Jordan. The most important parameters such...
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Scientific knowledge has two areas: scientific and teaching curricula. It is a matter of the state, because the scientific perspective does not come from books, but from the form of education. As for the second area, it is the form of social life that enjoins dialogue, research and criticism This is what the critic and thinker d says. Faisal Daraj,...
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الهدف من الدراسة التعليم التقني هو التعليم بعد الشهادة الثانوية العامة لمدة ٢-٣ سنوات يهدف الى تخريج فنيين يسدون الثغرة الموجودة في هرم القوى العاملة بين العمالة الماهرة والمهندسيين جوهر التعليم التقني هو تدريس وتطبيق وفهم المبادى الاساسية للمعارف التقنية العامة الضرورية وكذلك المهارات العملية ودراسة التكنولوجيا العصرية والمهارات المرتبطة معها الا...
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College of Engineering Al-Hussein Bin Talal University-Jordan. Education represents one of the most important pillars of the comprehensive development of any society, which is represented and highlighted through the triangle of community development, education, health, and economy and by developing development concepts due to diversity and discrimi...
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Wastewaters from the textile industry are hazardous effluents containing toxic complex components that without appropriate treatment severely impact the environment; causing harmful effects to the aquatic ecosystems, as well as to human health. The present study extensively reviews the dyes and chemicals utilized in the textile industry focusing on...
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ملخص دراسة يوضح تاثيرها على القطاعات الوطنية المختلفة
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This study investigated the concentration of trace metals in surface sediments of Parishan Lake. Parishan Lake is one of the biggest freshwater lakes in the Middle East, situated in Kazerun area (Fars Province, Iran). This preliminary study concerns the mineralogy, enrichment level, and trace elements source identification in surface sediment of th...
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Dear Colleagues! YOUR COMMENTS AND THOUGHTS ARE VERY VALUABLE: « What do you think about the impact of HONEY on the treatment of the viral diseases? » This question naturally arises in regard with the current worldwide situation and urgent need of the effective anti-viral compounds (https://www.ft.com/content/a26fbf7e-48f8-11ea-aeb3-955839e06441)....
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Environmental Engineering Department Faculty of Engineering Al-Hussein Bin Talal University-Jordan. Directing the energies of youth towards social volunteering is extremely important in facing challenges, and the thoughts and culture that young people carry in exercising social responsibility contribute greatly to achieving social peace, and we see...
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Education represents one of the most important pillars of the comprehensive development of any society, which is represented and highlighted through the triangle of community development, education, health, and economy and by developing concepts of development due to diversity and discrimination in various development programs and linking them to t...
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Climate change posed a threat to water security and the sustainability of economic development in a country already suffering from water scarcity, as Jordan is classified as a dry and semi-arid region and is considered water among the four poorest countries in the world, and the most important challenges facing Jordan emerge in the imbalance betwee...
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The present study assesses health risks associated with heavy metal Pb, Zn, Cu, Cr, Mn, Ni and Fe exposure to workplace residents activates in Aqaba Industrial Estate (AIE). The children's and adults' average daily intake (ADI), Quotation Index (HQ) and Hazard Index (HI) were assessed. Non-carcinogenic health risk assessment for Pb, Zn, Cu, Cr, Mn,...
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This study aimed to assessment and evaluation of suspended sediment concentration (SSC), load, yield and erosion rate has been undertaken for the major wadis in Eshidiya area, southern part of moJordan. The ratio of suspended to total suspended yield and the relations between sediment value and the discharge of water were analyzed for ten major wad...
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The limestone quarry (FLQ) and iron slag (FIS) by-product are industrial wastes, in which large accumulations represent a serious environmental threat. To reduce the environmental impact and improve the economic benefits, the engineering and industry emphasized on the substitution of (FLQ) and (FIS) into new based materials. An experimental study w...
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Phosphogypsum is a waste by Jordan has generated over 60 million tons of this waste material. Production continues at the rate of 3 million tons per year. PG, stockpiled at Eshidiya Mines and Aqaba Fertilizer complex site. The toxic heavy metal and radionuclides naturally present in the by the human health and environment has urged safe uses in agr...
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The objective of the present study was to assess the extent and severity of atmospheric particulate concentrations and metal concentration in dust, street dust and soil in the Aqaba Industrial Estate (AIE). Samples of dust, street dust and soil were analyzed for their contents of atmospheric particulate matter and elements (Fe, Cu, Ni, Pb, Zn, Mn a...
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This study assesses the impact of climate change on hydrology process and water resources in Shoubak area, south Jordan based on the use of meteorological measuring stations data for the period between 1952-2019. Understanding the impact of climate change on various hydrological components and water resources is important of strategic in management...
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تأثير تمرينات اللعب الطولي والعرضي لتطوير تركيز الانتباه ودقة التهديف بكرة القدم للاعبي الشباب
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Drugs are one of the most serious social pests facing our modern world, and we in our region are targeting the nation's youth, if the country is affected by this scourge and the stage of construction and development is disrupted. The man may be corrupted, but only by his path, but his health remains intact and God guided him to get up and return hu...
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DEAR COLLEAGUE, LET’S TOGETHER DEVELOP FURTHER DISCUSSION OF HONEY AS ZOOM CONFERENCE In view of the growing interest to the treatment properties of HONEY AND BEE PRODUCTS (propolis, bee bread, pollen, royal jelly etc.), with especial focus on antiviral properties, as well as enormous success of our fruitful discussion at Research Gate https://bit...
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This work aimed to assessment of suspended sediment concentration (SSC), load, yield and erosion rate has been undertaken for the major wadis in southwestern side of Shoubak area. The ratio of suspended to total suspended yield and the relations between sediment value and the discharge of water were analysed for ten major wadis which occurred from...
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بناء القدرات الوطنية في مواجهة التغيير المناخي
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التشاركية في نشر الاعتدال وحفز الحوار
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Concentrations of Cd, Cu, Fe, Pb, and Zn were measured in the samples of street dust and surface roadside soil before Jordan switched to unleaded fuel usage. The samples were collected from Petra, the most tourist-attractive site in Jordan. The samples were analyzed for heavy metals by atomic absorption spectrophotometry. Our results show that the...
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تبلغ مساحة إقليم الجنوب حوالي 48 إلف كم2, ويقع هذا الإقليم بين طرفي خط طول 35-38 شرقا, وخطي عرض 29.2-31.2 شمالا, حيث تشكل مساحة الإقليم حوالي 48.2% من مساحة الأردن, وان هناك اختلاف في الأحوال الجوية السائدة في منطقة الإقليم فمثلا حوالي 65% من مساحة الإقليم يقل فيها معدل سقوط الإمطار عن 50 ملم/السنة, وان 1.6% فقط من هذه المساحة يتراوح معدل سقوط الإم...
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This study was undertaken to assess the physical, chemical and hydrochemical quality of spring water in the southwestern basin of Jordan during a 60-months follow up monitoring study (April 2009 to April 2014). The samples were analyzed for temperature, conductivity, dissolved oxygen, pH, major cations, major anions and trace metals. The results sh...
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This paper reports the effect of addition of Polypropylene (PP) fibers in the performance of Self-Compacting Concrete (SCC) under elevated temperatures. Various SCC mixtures were made with PP fiber at 0.0, 0.05, 0.10 and 0.15% by volume added. The specimens were exposed to elevated temperatures (200°C [392°F], 400°C [752°F] and 600°C [1112°F]). The...
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The study was undertaken to assess the physicochemical and chemical quality of water of Tannur dam in southern Jordan. The water samples were collected in two intervals the first during May 2005 and the second during September 2005. All samples were analyzed for temperature, conductivity, dissolved oxygen, pH, major cations (Ca2+, Mg2+, K+, Na+), m...
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The study was undertaken to assess the physicochemical and chemical quality of water of Tannur dam in southern Jordan. The water samples were collected in two intervals the first during May 2005 and the second during September 2005. All samples were analyzed for temperature, conductivity, dissolved oxygen, pH, major cations (Ca2+, Mg2+, K+, Na+), m...
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Abstract Concentrations of Fe, Cu, Cd, Pb and Zn were measured in street dust samples and surface roadside soil collected from locations of varied vehicular traffic densities in the Petra city, Jordan. The samples were determined by atomic absorption spectrophotometery. Results showed that the higher levels of metals east of the road were due to w...
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Abstract Concentrations of Fe, Cu, Cd, Pb and Zn were measured in street dust samples and surface roadside soil collected from locations of varied vehicular traffic densities in the Petra city, Jordan. The samples were determined by atomic absorption spectrophotometery. Results showed that the higher levels of metals east of the road were due to w...
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Abstract Concentrations of Fe, Cu, Cd, Pb and Zn were measured in street dust samples and surface roadside soil collected from locations of varied vehicular traffic densities in the Petra city, Jordan. The samples were determined by atomic absorption spectrophotometery. Results showed that the higher levels of metals east of the road were due to w...
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Abstract Concentrations of Fe, Cu, Cd, Pb and Zn were measured in street dust samples and surface roadside soil collected from locations of varied vehicular traffic densities in the Petra city, Jordan. The samples were determined by atomic absorption spectrophotometery. Results showed that the higher levels of metals east of the road were due to w...
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The objective of the present study was to assess the distribution of metals concentration among the physical grain size fractions in dust, street dust and soil in the Aqaba Industrial Estate (AIE). Samples of dust, street dust and soil were analyzed for their contents of metals (Fe, Cu, Ni, Pb, Zn, Mn and Cr) after digestion with nitric acid. The r...
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The present project is comprehensive study of drinking water quality in Ma’an area in southern Jordan. This study was undertaken to assess the physical and chemical quality of groundwater and storage tanks water during two months survey (March to April 2010) the samples were analyzed for, conductivity, pH, major cations (Ca2+,Mg2+, K+, and Na+) , m...
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The objective of the present study was to assess the distribution of metals concentration among the physical grain size fractions in dust, street dust and soil in the Aqaba Industrial Estate (AIE). Samples of dust, street dust and soil were analyzed for their contents of metals (Fe, Cu, Ni, Pb, Zn, Mn and Cr) after digestion with nitric acid. The r...
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Phosphogypsum (PG) is a waste produced by the phosphate fertilizer industry that has relatively high concentrations of some heavy metals (e.g., Cd, Cr, Cu, Pb, V, and Zn). The present study was conducted to investigate heavy metal contamination in soils and vegetables (tomatoes and green peppers) and to evaluate the possible health risks associated...
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The performance of a highly cross-linked polyethylene catalyst supported on alumina for low temperature selective catalytic reduction of NOx by unburned hydrocarbons (HCs) existing in an exhaust gas was examined at different engine conditions with the addition of exhaust-gas recirculation. The HXPE catalyst was shown to exhibit good NOx reduction a...
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The mean activity concentrations of 226Ra, 232Th, and 40K in Eshidiya phosphogypsum samples were measured as 351.4 ± 23.4, 3.8 ± 0.3, and 120.7 ± 8.3 Bq kg−1, respectively. The results show that the mean values of activity concentration of 226Ra, 232Th, and 40K are in the lower range of typical values reported for phosphogypsum samples collected wo...
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Groundwater quality in Ma’an area was evaluated for its suitability for drinking and agricultural uses by determining the main physical and chemical properties during a 1 year survey study (August 2009 to August 2010). Several samples were collected from ten different wells and analysed for temperature, pH, conductivity, total dissolved solids, tot...
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190 Street dust samples were collected from nine different localities including high traffic (desert highway), moderate traffic (city center), light traffic (minor streets), residential streets, school gardens, hospital and health centers, industrial sites, parks and background sites (control) of Ma’an area. The concentrations of Fe, Zn, Ni, Pb, Mn...
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The present study investigated the chemical composition of Petra Wastewater Treatment Plant effluent in southern Jordan. Twenty four Samples were collected over one year period from June 2008 to June 2009. The samples were analyzed for temperature, conductivity, dissolved oxygen, pH, major cations (Ca2+, Mg2+, K+ and Na+), major anions (Cl-, NO3-,...
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Ma’an city faces serious administrative challenges in managing their municipal solid waste (MSW) due to the lack of adequate information of the composition and quantities of generated solid waste. The overall objective of this research is to gain more reliable information about quantities and composition of MSW stream in Ma’an city. In this work, f...
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Ma’an city faces serious administrative challenges in managing their municipal solid waste (MSW) due to the lack of adequate information of the composition and quantities of generated solid waste. The overall objective of this research is to gain more reliable information about quantities and composition of MSW stream in Ma’an city. In this work, f...
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يعتبر الأردن من أفقر عشر دول في العالم في مجال المياه ولهذا يسعى الأردن إلى الاستفادة من معالجة المياه العادمة في الإغراض الزراعية وذلك لسد العجز الناتج من الضغط على المصادر المائية وفترات الجفاف التي مر بها الأردن. لذلك جاءت هذه الدراسة إلى معرفة نوعية المياه الرمادية والاستفادة منها في الإغراض الزراعية حيث تعتبر محافظة معان جزء من المنطقة الصحراو...
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Suspended sediment load was analyzed in small, high gradient stream of the hydrological northern Wadi Araba basin, southern Jordan. The ratio of suspended to total suspended sediment yield and the relations between sediment value and the discharge of water were analyzed for eight major wadis which occurred from 2010 to 2011 in winter and runoff wat...
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Wet atmospheric samples were collected from different locations in the southern region of Jordan during a 5-year period (October 2006 to May 2011). All samples were analyzed for pH, EC, major ions (Ca(2+), Mg(2+), Na(+), K(+), HCO(3) (-), Cl(-), NO(3) (-), and SO(4) (2-)), and trace metals (Fe(2+), Al(3+),Cu(2+), Pb(2+), and Zn(2+)). The highest io...
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The aim of this study was to assess the extent and severity of metal contamination of soils in the east of the Dead Sea, southwestern Jordan. This area was affected by a potash plant and intensive agricultural production. The samples were obtained at two depths, 0–10 cm and 10–20 cm, and were analyzed by atomic absorption spectrophotometry for Cu,...
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Abstract The high consumption of electric and electronic equipment drives the accumulation of new type of waste called e-waste. There are many harmful and hazardous materials used in the production of these equipments, which in turn poses a high risk on both environment and human health if not dealt with properly at disposal or at their end-of-life...
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The high consumption of electric and electronic equipment drives the accumulation of new type of waste called e-waste. There are many harmful and hazardous materials used in the production of these equipments, which in turn poses a high risk on both environment and human health if not dealt with properly at disposal or at their end-of-life. This pa...
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A Fe-doped titanium dioxide (Fe-TiO2) was prepared using hydrothermal method and used for degradation of phenol from aqueous solution. The samples were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD) and showed a presence of both TiO2 and Fe2O3 peaks. The photocatalytic activity of Fe-TiO2 catalyst was evaluated for oxidation of phenol in aqueous solution...
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This study evaluates the chemical and physical characteristics of Tafila district spring water and monitors the changes in the quality of the water from January 2006 to January 2008 to determine the influence of possible pollution sources (natural and anthropogenic) on various chemical parameters. It also aims to characterize the suitability of the...
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The objective of this study was to assess the extent and severity of metal contamination in urban soil around Queen Alia Airport, Jordan. Thirty-two soil samples were collected around steel manufacturing plants located in the Al-Jiza area, south Jordan, around the Queen Alia Airport. The samples were obtained at two depths, 0-10 and 10-20 cm, and w...
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The main objective of this paper is to study the suitability of the effluent waste water treatment from El-Hasa Waste water Treatment Plant for agricultural activities, without passing through a tertiary treatment. This study is also initiated in order to examine the physical and chemical composition of treated waste water and examine the levels of...
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A comprehensive study on the chemical composition of rainwater was carried out from October 2006 to May 2007 in Ghore El-Safi area western side of Jordan nearby the Dead Sea. Rainwater samples were analyzed for major ions (Ca2+, Mg2+, K+, Na+, NH4+, HCO3−, Cl−, NO3− and SO42−) and trace metals (Fe, Al, Zn, Pb, Cu, and Cd). The highest concentration...