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 Dr. Bazoune, Abdelaziz


Assistant Professor                  ​

Contact Information

Office               Bldg-63Room-206                                
Phone              966-13-860 1330                                      
Fax                  966-13-860 2949 (ME Dept)                                 
Websites          Personal Page                            


Ph.D.                (Mechanical Engineering), University of Southampton, UK, July, 2003.                               

M.Sc.               (Mechanical Engineering), King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, 1990

B.Sc                 (Mechanical Engineering), King Saud University, Riyadh, 1986.                             

Bac.                 (Mathematics), Lycee Abane Ramdhane, Algiers, Algeria, 1978

Courses Taught

  • ME 553:            Advanced Vibrations
  • ME 482:            Mechanical Vibrations
  • ME 413:            Systems Dynamics and Control
  • ME 444             Mechatronics
  • ME 307             Machine Design (i)
  • ME 201             Dynamics

Research Areas
  • Dynamics and Vibration;
  • FEM dynamic modal response analysis of rotating beams & shafts.
  • Control of vibrations in flexible mechanical systems.
  • Friction Stir Welding
  • Materials
  • Design

Representative Publications

  • Al-Badour, FA; Merah, N; Shuaib, A; Bazoune, A ; Experimental Investigation of Friction Stir Seal Welding of Tube-Tubesheet Joints ;2015
  • Al-Badour, F; Merah, N; Shuaib, A; Bazoune, A ; Thermo-mechanical finite element model of friction stir welding of dissimilar alloys ;2014
  • Al-Badour, F; Merah, N; Shuaib, A; Bazoune, A ;Coupled Eulerian Lagrangian finite element modeling of friction stir welding processes ;2013​
  • N. Merah, A. Bazoune and Z. Khan, 2013, "Artificial and natural weathering of Chlorinated Polyvinyl Chloride (CPVC)", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 654, 1277–1282.
  • A. Bazoune, 2012, "Artificial dry heat temperature effects on tensile properties of Chlorinated Poly (Vinyl Chloride) ", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 445, 853–858​
  • A. Bazoune,Y. Khulief and N. G. Stephen, 2003, "Shape functions of three dimensional Timoshenko beam element", Journal of Sound and Vibration, Vol. 259(2), 473–480. 
  • A. Bazoune,2005, "Survey on modal frequencies of centrifugally stiffened beams", Shock and Vibration Digest, Vol. 37(6), 449–469. 
  • A. Bazoune, 2007, "Effect of tapering on natural frequencies of rotating beams", Shock and Vibration, Vol. 14, 169–179. 
  • Ming Leong, Abdelaziz Bazoune, David Wallace, Victor Tang and Warren Seering, 2011, "Towards a tool for characterizing the progression of academic research", DETC2011-48441, Proceed​ings of the 2011 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conferences 2011 IDETC/CIE August 28-31, 2011, Washington, DC USA.