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 Dr. Al-Badour, Fadi

Assistant Professor

Contact Information
Office:              Bldg 63-Room 204
Phone:              +966- 13 -860- 8399
Fax:                  +966-13-860 -2949 (ME Dept)
Email: :             fbadour@Kfupm.Edu.Sa
Website :          Personal Website​

Education

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran-KSA, 2012

M.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran-KSA, 2008

B.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, The University of Jordan, Amman-Jordan, 2004

Courses Taught

  • ME 215             Material Science for mechanical engineers
  • ME 217             Material Science
  • ME 307             Machine Design I
  • ME 308             Machine Design II
  • ME 413             System Dynamics and Controls
  • ME 482             Mechanical Vibrations

Research Areas

  • Design and Manufacturing
  • Friction Stir Welding and Processing
  • Numerical Simulation of manufacturing Processes
  • Vibration analysis and condition health monitoring of rotating machinery
  • Dynamic Modeling of stationary and rotating structures

Representative Publications

  • Fadi Al-Badour, Nesar Merah, Abdelrahman Shuaib, and Abdelaziz Bazoune “Experimental Investigation of Friction Stir Seal Welding of Tube-Tubesheet” Journal of Pressure Vessel Technology, FEBRUARY 2015, Vol. 137/ 011402
  • Fadi Al-Badour, Nesar Merah, Abdelrahman Shuaib, and Abdelaziz Bazoune "Thermo-mechanical Finite Element Model of Friction Stir Welding of Dissimilar Alloys" International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology (2014): 1-11.‏
  • Fadi Al-Badour, Nesar Merah, Abdelrahman Shuaib, and Abdelaziz Bazoune, "Coupled Eulerian Lagrangian finite element modeling of friction stir welding processes", Journal of Materials Processing Technology, 213(8), 2013, 1433–1439.
  •  Fadi Al-Badour , Nesar Merah , Abdelrahman Shuaib , Abdelaziz Bazoune “Experimental And Finite Element Modeling Of Friction Stir Seal Welding of Tube-Tubesheet Joint”  Advanced Materials Research Vol. 445 (2012) pp 771-776.
  •  F. Al-Badour, M.Sunar, L.Cheded “Vibration analysis of rotating machinery using time–frequency analysis and wavelet techniques” Mechanical Systems and Signal Processing 25 (2011) 2083​–2101.