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Dr.Zafarullah Khan

Associate Professor  
     
Contact Information
   
Office Bldg-22 Room-219      
Office Phone 966-3-860 2693      
Fax 966-3-860 2949 (ME Dept)      
Email zukhan@kfupm.edu.sa      
Websites Personal Page      
         
Education      
Ph.D. (Metallurgical Engineering), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, 1985      
M.Sc. (Metallurgical Engineering), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA, 1978      
B.Sc (Metallurgical Engineering), National College of Engineering and Technology, University of Karachi, Pakistan, 1973      
         
Courses Taught

ME 215

Materials Science for ME

ME 472

Corrosion Engineering I

ME 475

Mechanical Behavior of Materials

ME 474 Physical Metallurgy
ME 574 Advanced Materials Science
ME 471 Mechanical Metallurgy
ME 205 Materials Science
 

Research Areas

Mechanical Behavior of Advanced Materials, Fatigue, Corrosion Fatigue,Fracture Mechanics studies

   
Representative Publications  
  • “Temperature and Weld Effects on Monotonic and Cyclic Properties of CPVC, 6th Biennua Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, Istanbul, Turkey, July 8-11, 2002. (with Merah and Irfanul Haq)

  • “Fatigue Life Predictions in Woven Carbon Fabric/Polyester Composites Based on Modulus Degradation”, J. of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, Vol. 20, No. 05, (2001), pp 377-398. (with Al-Sulaiman, Farooqi, Younas)

  •  “Fatigue Crack Propagation in Weld Zone of CPVC Pipefittings at Different Temperatures”, J. of Polymer Engineering, vol. 21, No. 6, (2001), pp521-542. (with Merah,  Mazghani, Budair, Younas, Olabisi)

  • "Fatigue damage characterization in plain-weave carbon-carbon fabric reinforced plastic composite laminates," Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites, 17(15), 1320, 1998 (with Al-Sulaiman and Farooqi).

  • "Prediction of fatigue crack propagation life in notched members under variable amplitude loading," Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, 6(3), 365, 1997 (with Rauf and Younas).

  • "The notch effect of geometric stress raisers in fatigue," The Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering, 22(28), 223, 1997 (with Al-Suwaiyan)

  • "Stress-induced martenistic transformation in metastable austenitic stainless steels: Effect on fatigue crack growth propagation rates," J. of Materials Engineering and Performance, 5(2), 200, 1996 (with Ahmad).

  • "Effect of corrosive environment on the fatigue crack initiation and propagation behavior of Al 5454-H32," J. of Materials Engineering and Performance, 5(1), 78, 1996.

  • "Corrosion fatigue life prediction for notched members based on the local strain and linear elastic fracture mechanics concepts," Int. J. of Fatigue, 18(7), 491, 1996 (with Younas).

  • "Corrosion and corrosion fatigue behavior of modified aluminum magnesium alloy in Arabian Gulf seawater environment," The Arabian Journal of Science and Engineering, 20(2), 369, 1995 (with Ahmad and Aleem).

 
 
 
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