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Mohamed Almahakeri

​​​​​​Photo of Mohamed AlmahakeriLecturer
Mechanical ​Engineering
ET Building 133
989-774-7683
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​​Education
  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering (Structures Mechanics), Queen's University, Ontario, 2013
  • M.Eng., Mechanical Engineering, Queen's University, Ontario, 2007
  • B.S., Aerospace Engineering, Cairo University, Cairo, 1998
​​Affiliations
  • Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Member of the Professional Institute of Pipeline Engineers (PIPE)
  • Member of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)
  • Member of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 
​​Professional Interests
​Numerical and experimental structural analysis of metallic and composite pipelines, Pipe-Soil Interaction; numerical and experimental analysis of sealing behavior of elastomeric and plastic seals; Sealing Technologies; FEA, Process Integration and Design Optimization (PIDO).
​​Teaching Areas
Solid Mechanics, Strength of Materials, Kinematics & Dynamics, and Finite Element Analysis
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​​​​Selected Publications
  • Almahakeri, M., Moore, I.D., Fam, A (2014). "Numerical Techniques for Design Calculations of Longitudinal Bending in Buried Steel Pipes Subjected to Lateral Earth Movements". Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice, ASCE., Under review.
  • Almahakeri, M., Fam, A., Moore, I.D (2013). "Experimental Investigation of Longitudinal Bending of Buried Steel Pipes Pulled through Dense Sand". Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice, ASCE, 5, No. 2.
  • Almahakeri, M., Fam, A., Moore, I.D. (2012). "Longitudinal Bending and Failure of GFRP Pipes Buried in Dense Sand under Relative Ground Movement". Journal of Composites for Construction, ASCE, Vol. 17, No. 5, pp. 702-710.
  • Almahakeri, M., Moore, I.D., Fam (2012), A. "The Flexural Behavior of Buried Steel and Composite Pipes Pulled Relative to Dense Sand: Experimental and Numerical Investigation". ASME International Pipeline Conference, Calgary, AB, Canada, 24-28 September 2012  (Nominated for 'Best Paper Award')
  • Almahakeri, M., Fam, A., Moore, I.D (2012). "Experimental Investigation of The Flexural Behaviour Of GFRP Composite Pipes in Dense Sand." the 6th International Conference on Advanced Composite Materials in Bridges and Structures, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, 22 – 25 May 2012