Advance Construction Technology LTD. ACT

Corporate Profile and experience

ACT is a North American Based company specialized in innovative techniques for Reinforced concrete structures (RCS). The company focusing on the implementations of OUR recent registered patents in the field of retrofitting and mechanical couplers for RC commercial, distributor, industrial and construction companies.

Our goal is to add long life years to facilities while increasing super structure resistance to all different stresses, loads and earthquakes resistance.

Our technique is still the only complete solution method that treats beams and columns in a high efficient fashion in very cost effective way.

Our technique has been usefully implemented in numerous facilities in the Middle East where it was first registered. And now, and after our patented technique is approved and registered in North America, we are proud to introduce ourselves to benefit this new market.

AREA OF INTEREST

1- Innovative techniques for solving the complicated problems in RC structures, soil and foundations.

2- Computer programming.

3- Repairing and Strengthening the reinforced concrete structures.

4- Soil Improvement and new techniques for construction on soft ground.

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

1- Tutorial work (1989 - 1992 ) at Faculty of Engineering Cairo and Zagazig Universities in the following courses:

2- Teaching Soil mechanics and Foundation Engineering courses.

3- Doctoral student (1993-1996) at department of civil and environmental engineering, Ehime University, JAPAN.

4- Assistant Professor, Zagazig University (1996-2001)

5- Associate Professor, Zagazig University (2002-2005)

FIELD EXPERIENCE

Designer and Supervisor Over a Lot of Structures and Soil Projects

PUBLICATIONS

1- Mashhour, M. and Al-Tuhami, A.A., "An Elastoplastic model for Soil Analysis," Proc. of 1st Al-Azhar Engineering International Conference, 1989.

2- Al-Tuhami, A.A., Yagi, N., and Yatabe, R., "Constitutive modeling for cyclic behavior of geomaterials," Proc. Int. J. Earth. Eng., Vol.5, No. 2, pp. 117-134, 1995.

3- Al-Tuhami, A.A., Yagi, N., and Yatabe, R., "Incrementalization Procedure for Elasto-plasticity with Hierarchical Single Surface Model," Proc. Memoirs of the Faculty of Eng. Ehime Univ., Vol. XIV, pp. 141-152, 1995.

4- Al-Tuhami, A.A., Yagi, N., and Yatabe, R., "Constitutive Model for Static and Cyclic Behavior of geomaterials," Proc. of Japan Society of Soil Mech. and Found. Eng., Kanazawa, pp. 781-784, 1995

5- Al-Tuhami, A.A., Yagi, N., and Yatabe, R., "Non-Linear dynamic Model for the Analysis of Geotechnical Structures," Proc. Mwa Int. Conf. on Dam Engineering, Kuala Lumpur, Tan, J.S.Y. ed., pp. 45-53, 1995.

6- Al-Tuhami, A.A., Yagi, N., and Yatabe, R., "Earthquake Response Behavior of saturated Soils," Proc. First Int. conf. on Earthquake geotechnical Engineering, Ishihara, ed., Baalkema, Rotterdam, Vol. 1, pp. 435-440, 1995.

7- Al-Tuhami, A.A., "Numerical procedures for Nonlinear static and Dynamic Analysis of Geomaterials and concrete," Ph.D. Thesis, 1996, Ehime University, Japan.

8- Al-Tuhami, A. A. "Generalized form of elastoplastic constitutive matrix," J. Eng. App. Science, Cairo Univ., Vol. 45 , No. 4 pp. 481-496, Aug. 1998.

9- Al-Tuhami, A.A. (2000). "Cost and material effective technique for strengthening the structural members."  Conference of  Arabic Building Materials and Economic Challenges, Cairo, 68-75, (In Arabic).

10- Al-Tuhami, A. A. (2004). "Retrofitting of RC beams and beam-column connection." Steel and Composite in Construction, An International journal, accepted for publication.

11- Al-Tuhami, A.A., and Sakr, T.A. (2000). "An innovative technique for strengthening reinforced concrete elements using mechanical external prestressing." Proceeding of the Eighth Arab Structural Engineering Conference, Cairo, 761-775.

12- Al-Tuhami, A. A. and Sakr. T.A. (2003). "Retrofit of reinforced concrete columns using global lateral external pressure", paper number 186, CCC Composite in construction, an international conference, University of Calabria, Italy - September 16-19.

13- Al-Tuhami, A.A., Abdel-Rahman A.G., and Khalil, H. (2001). "Strengthening of concrete beams using the mechanical strengthening technique." 8th Int. Conf. Of Inspection, Appraisal and Maintenance of structures, Nottingham Univ., 11-13.

14- Al-Tuhami, A. A., and Khalil, H.S. (2003), "Behavior of retrofitted RC beams using active external pressure." Proc. CCC2003 Int. conf. on Composite in construction, University of Calabria, Italy, Bruno et al (eds), 471- 476.

 

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