engr.smhkirmani

CONSOLIDATION OF SOIL FOR FOUNDATION BY USING SAND DRAINS

BY ENGR. S.M.H. KIRMANI Rashid Engineering (Consultant) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Email: smhkirmani@hotmail.com ABSTRACT This paper describes the advantage of using sand drains in consolidation of saturated compressible soils. It also discusses the applicable theory, design procedure; type and technique of drain installation as well as monitoring and control procedures. The most significant part of this […]

engr.masoodkhan

ADVANCES AND TRENDS IN ELECTRIC POWER INDUSTRY PART II

EDITED BY ENGR. MASOOD A. KHAN General Electric Company Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ABSTRACT This paper provides a brief review of the major developments in Electric Power Industry since its inception, highlighting the major technical events. It discusses different forms of power generation and briefly outlines the main advantages of each type. The paper is an […]

engr.syedfiaz

SRW: A NEW DIMENSION IN LANDSCAPE DESIGN

BY ENGR. SYED FAIZ AHMAD Saudi Oger Ltd Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ABSTRACT Segmental Retaining Walls (SRW) are reinforced-soil earth-retention structures, sort of composite structures relying on the principles of soil-structure interaction. These are extensively tried & tested and have proved to be an useful alternative technique for soil-stabilization, earth-retention and are fast replacing the conventional […]

engr.ajmalkhan

ECHO CANCELLATION IN TELEPHONY

BY ENGR. M. AJMAL KHAN EE DEPARTMENT, KFUPM Dammam, Saudi Arabia ABSTRACT Both wireless and long distance landline networks must contend with a variety of different factors that can adversely degrade the quality of voice communications. Network delays can cause echo and other distortions. In the wireless network, acoustic echo, background noise, and other additional […]

engr.mohammedhanif

PRINCIPLES & APPLICATIONS OF INSULATION TESTING WITH DC

BY ENGR. MOHAMMED HANIF ABB Electrical Industries Co. Ltd Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Email: mohammed.hanif@sa.abb.com ABSTRACT This paper describes the common insulating materials, their application and desirable properties. In addition basic initiators of insulation degradation, causes and effects of insulation failure as well as type of insulation tests and principles and applications of insulation testing are […]

engr.naseeruddin

ELECTRICAL SAFETY IN HEALTHCARE FACILITIES

BY ENGR. S.M. NASEERUDDIN Dar Al-Majd Consulting Engineers Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ABSTRACT The increasing use of electrical diagnostic and treatment equipment in healthcare facilities has focused worldwide concerns upon electrical safety in healthcare facilities. This article gives an overview of the safety measures recommended by various national and international agencies through their standard specifications. PDF […]

engr.khalilahmad

IP TELEPHONY: AN INTRODUCTION

BY ENGR. KHALIL AHMED Royal Saudi Naval Forces Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ABSTRACT IP telephony is a rapidly emerging technology for voice communication that has astonished both the data communication and telecom industries. Technical developments over last few years have made the use of IP networks for telephony applications a reality. The objective of this paper […]

dr.ahmedmohammed

ISLAMIC DEVELOPMENT BANK AND ITS ROLE IN FINANCING PROJECTS

BY DR. AHMED MOHAMMAD ALI President Islamic Development Bank Jeddah, Saudi Arabia ABSTRACT This paper provides an introduction to Islamic Development Bank (IDB) and discusses the challenges that face the IDB and its member countries. The paper also discusses the role of IDB in addressing these challenges and its role in financing infrastructure projects. The […]

engr.khalilahmad

MOBILE INTERNET TECHNOLOGIES AND INFRASTRUCTURE

BY ENGR. KHALIL AHMED Royal Saudi Naval Forces Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ABSTRACT The development and propagation of cellular voice systems over past several years has exposed the capabilities and the usefulness of wireless communications and, thus, has paved the way for wide-area wireless data applications and mobile Internet. The demand for mobile Internet is experiencing […]