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Works by Author - Walid H. Shayya, Ph.D.

2000, Associate Professor, Natural Resources Engineering American University of Beirut, B.S., M.S. Michigan State University, Ph.D.Articles in Refereed Journals:
  • Ahmed, M., W.H. Shayya, D. Hoey, and J. Al-Handaly. 2002. Brine disposal from inland desalination plants: Research needs assessment. Water International 27(2):1-8.
  • Ahmed, M., W.H. Shayya, D. Hoey, and J. Al-Handaly. 2001. Brine disposal from reverse osmosis desalination plants in Oman and the United Arab Emirates. Desalination 133:135-147.
  • Ahmed, M., W.H. Shayya, D. Hoey, A. Mahendran, R. Morris, and J. Al-Handaly. 2000. Use of evaporation ponds for brine disposal in desalination plants. Desalination 130:155-168.
  • Al-Hajry, H.A., S.A. Al-Maskry, L.M. Al-Kharousi, O. El-Mardi, W.H. Shayya, and M.F.A. Goosen. 1999. Electrostatic encapsulation and growth of plant cell cultures in alginate. Biotechnology Progress 15:768-774.
  • Bralts, V.F., M.A. Driscoll, W.H. Shayya, and L. Cao. 1993. An expert system for the hydraulic analysis of microirrigation systems. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 9:275-287.
  • Bralts, V.F., S.F. Kelly, W.H. Shayya, and L.J. Segerlind. 1993. Finite element analysis of microirrigation hydraulics using a virtual emitter system. Transactions of the ASAE 36(3):717-725.
  • Gerrish, P.J., V.F. Bralts, and W.H. Shayya. 1996. An improved analysis of microirrigation hydraulics using a virtual emitter system. Transactions of the ASAE 39(4):1403-1410.
  • Gerrish, P.J., W.H. Shayya, and V.F. Bralts. 1996. An improved method for incorporating pipe components into the analysis of hydraulic networks. Transactions of the ASAE 39(4):1337-1343.
  • Goosen, M.F.A., S.S. Sablani, C. Paton, J. Perret, A. Al-Nuaimi, I. Haffar, H. Al-Hinai, and W.H. Shayya. 2003. Solar energy desalination for arid coastal regions: Development of a humidification-dehumidification seawater greenhouse. Solar Energy Journal 75:413-419.
  • Goosen, M.F.A., S. Sablani, W.H. Shayya, C. Paton, and H. Al-Hinai. 2000. Thermodynamic and economic considerations in solar desalination. Desalination 129(1):63-89.
  • Kunze, R.J. and W.H. Shayya. 1993. Assessing the constancy of the potential term in the Green and Ampt infiltration equation. Transactions of the ASAE 36(4):1093-1098.
  • Kunze, R.J. and W.H. Shayya. 1991. Assessing the validity of the Philip's two-term equation in downward infiltration and capillary rise. Transactions of the ASAE 34(5):2047-2051.
  • Mohtar, R.H., V.F. Bralts, and W.H. Shayya. 1990. A finite element model for the analysis and optimization of pipe networks. Transactions of the ASAE 34(2):393-401.
  • Norman, W.R., W.H. Shayya, and A.S. Al-Ghafri. 1998. Irrigation water costs and management practices among farms in Northern Oman. Agricultural Sciences 3:1-8.
  • Norman, W.R., W.H. Shayya, A.S. Al-Ghafri, and I.R. McCann. 1998. Aflaj irrigation and on-farm water management in Northern Oman. Irrigation and Drainage Systems 12(1):35-48.
  • Person, H.L. and W.H. Shayya. 1994. A composting process design computer model. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 10(2):277-283.
  • Sablani, S.S., M.F.A.Goosen, C. Paton, W.H. Shayya, and H. Al-Hinai. 2003. Simulation of freshwater production using a humidification-dehumidification seawater greenhouse. Desalination 159:283-288.
  • Sablani, S.S. and W.H. Shayya. 2003. Neural network based non-iterative calculation of the friction factor for power law fluids. Journal of Food Engineering 57:327-335.
  • Sablani, S.S. and W.H. Shayya. 2003. Explicit calculation of the friction factor in pipeline flow of Bingham plastic fluids: A neural network approach. Chemical Engineering Science 58:99-106.
  • Sablani, S.S. and W.H. Shayya. 2001. Computerization of Stumbo's method of thermal process calculations using neural networks. Journal of Food Engineering 47:233-240.
  • Sablani, S.S., W.H. Shayya, and S.O. Prasher. 2000. A neural network approach for estimating the friction coefficient in the Chezy equation for open channel flow. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 16(2):191-196.
  • Saldivia, L.A., V.F. Bralts, W.H. Shayya, and L.J. Segerlind. 1990. Hydraulic analysis of sprinkler irrigation components using the finite element method. Transactions of the ASAE 33(4):1195-1202.
  • Shayya, W.H., V.F. Bralts, and T.R. Olmsted. 1990. A general irrigation scheduling package for microcomputers. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 5:197-212.
  • Shayya, W.H., V.F. Bralts, and L.J. Segerlind. 1993. Kinematic-wave furrow irrigation analysis: A finite element approach. Transactions of the ASAE 36(6):1733-1742.
  • Shayya, W.H., R.H. Mohtar, and M.S. Baasiri. 1996. A computer model for the hydraulic analysis of open channel cross sections. Agricultural Sciences 1(1):57-64.
  • Shayya, W.H. and S.S. Sablani. 2004. Explicit Calculation of the friction factor for non-Newtonian fluids using artificial neural networks. Chemical Engineering and Mineral Processing (in review).
  • Shayya, W.H. and S.S. Sablani. 1998. An artificial neural network for non-iterative calculation of the friction factor in pipeline flow. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 21(3):219-228.
  • Shayya, W.H., L.J. Segerlind, and V.F. Bralts. 1993. Optimization analysis of the three-level-time schemes. Communications in Applied Numerical Methods 9(12):951-956.
  • Shayya, W.H., L.J. Segerlind, and V.F. Bralts. 1990. Optimization analysis of the four-level-time schemes. International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering 31(6):1113-1119.
Books and Book Chapters:
  • Ahmed, M., D. Hoey, W.H. Shayya, and M.F.A. Goosen. 2004. Brine disposal from inland desalination plants: Current status, problems, and opportunities. In: Environmental Sciences and Environmental Computing, Volume II, P.Zannetti (Editor). EnviroComp Institute, Fremont, California (www.envirocomp.org). 41 pages.
  • Goosen, M.F.A. and W.H. Shayya (Editors). 1999. Water Management, Conservation, and Purification in Arid Climates: Volume 1 - Water Management. Technomic Publishing Company, Lancaster, PA. 386 pages.
  • Goosen, M.F.A. and W.H. Shayya (Editors). 1999. Water Management, Conservation, and Purification in Arid Climates: Volume 2 - Water Purification. Technomic Publishing Company, Lancaster, PA. 358 pages.
  • Goosen, M.F.A. and W.H. Shayya (Editors). 1999. Water Management, Conservation, and Purification in Arid Climates: Volume 3 - Water Conservation. Technomic Publishing Company, Lancaster, PA. 336 pages.
  • Goosen, M.F.A. and W.H. Shayya. 1999. Water management, purification and conservation in arid climates: An overview. In: Water Management, Conservation, and Purification in Arid Climates: Volume 1 - Water Management, M.F.A. Goosen and W.H. Shayya (Editors). Technomic Publishing Company, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Pages 1-8.
  • Shayya, W.H. 1999. Computerized irrigation scheduling. In: Water Management, Conservation, and Purification in Arid Climates: Volume 1 - Water Management, M.F.A Goosen and W.H. Shayya (Editors). Technomic Publishing Company, Lancaster, Pennsylvania. Pages 253-279.
Articles Published in Refereed Proceedings of Symposia:
  • Belcher, H.W., G.E. Merva, and W.H. Shayya. 1993. A simulation model to assist with the design of subirrigation systems. Workshop on Subsurface Drainage Simulation Models, ICID, The Hague, The Netherlands. pp 295-308.
  • Bralts, V.F., W.H. Shayya, M.A. Driscoll, and L. Cao. 1990. An expert system for the hydraulic design of micro-irrigation systems. In: Visions of the Future, Proceedings of the Third National Irrigation Symposium, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085. pp 340-347.
  • Bralts, V.F., W.H. Shayya, and T. Lei. 1995. Irrigation scheduling of microirrigation systems using SCS-Scheduler. In: Proceedings of the Fifth International Microirrigation Congress, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085. pp 799-805.
  • Martin, E.C., W.H. Shayya, V.F. Bralts, T.L. Loudon, and J.A. Johnson. 1990. Irrigation scheduling: A state wide program in Michigan. In: Visions of the Future, Proceedings of the Third National Irrigation Symposium, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085. pp 600-706.
  • McCann, I.R., D.E. King, W.R. Norman, W.H. Shayya, and S. Al-Adawi. 1997. New technology for variable-rate management of center pivot irrigation. Third Gulf Water Conference, Water Sciences and Technology Association, Bahrain.
  • Norman, W.R., A.S. Al-Ghafri, and W.H. Shayya. 1996. Water use performance and comparative costs among surface and traditional irrigation systems in Northern Oman. Symposium on Water and Arab Gulf Development: Problems and Policies, Exeter University, England.
  • Norman, W.R., W.H. Shayya, A.S. Al-Ghafri, and I.R. McCann. 1997. Aflaj irrigation water management and efficiencies: A case study from Northern Oman. Third Gulf Water Conference, Water Sciences and Technology Association, Bahrain.
  • Person, H.L. and W.H. Shayya. 1993. A composting process design computer package. In: Proceedings of the National Extension Compost Utilization Conference, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota. pp 219-226.
  • Sablani, S.S., J. Perret, M.F.A. Goosen, C. Paton, P.A. Davies, H. Al-Hinai, A. Al-Nuaimi, and W.H. Shayya. 2005. Development of humidification-dehumidification seawater greenhouse technology for arid coastal regions. Paper to be Presented at the Fourth International Latin American and Caribbean Conference for Engineering and Technology, 8-10 June 2005, Cartagena, Columbia.
Papers Delivered at Professional Meetings:
  • Al-Lawati, E.A., I.R. McCann, and W.H. Shayya. 1998. Date palm water requirements in the interior region of the Sultanate of Oman. ASAE Paper No. 98-2185, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Baasiri, M.S., W.H. Shayya, S. Kaysi, and N. Aker. 1986. Numerical modeling of groundwater basins in Lebanon: A case study. Paper presented at the Conference on Groundwater in Arid and Semi-Arid Regions, Amman, Jordan.
  • Bralts, V.F., W.H. Shayya, M.A. Driscoll, and L. Cao. 1991. An expert system for the hydraulic design of micro-irrigation systems. ASAE Paper No. 91-2153, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Gerrish, P.J., W.H. Shayya, and V.F. Bralts. 1994. Incorporating pipe components in the analysis of hydraulic networks. ASAE Paper No. 94-2029, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Gerrish, P.J., V.F. Bralts, and W.H. Shayya. 1994. Hydraulic analysis of pressurized irrigation systems using virtual emitter system. ASAE Paper No. 94-2030, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Goosen, M.F.A., S.S. Sablani, H. Al-Hinai, C. Paton, and W.H. Shayya. 2001. Humidification-dehumidification desalination: Seawater greenhouse development. IDA World Congress on Desalination and Water Reuse, Manama, Bahrain.
  • Kunze, R.J. and W.H. Shayya. 1992. Assessing the validity of the Green and Ampt infiltration equation. ASAE Paper No. 92-2536, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Kunze, R.J. and W.H. Shayya. 1990. FINDIT: A new 3-directional infiltration model with graphics. ASAE Paper No. 90-2545, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Loudon, T.L., W.H. Shayya, J.A. Johnson, E.C. Martin, and V.F. Bralts. 1991. Irrigation system evaluation in twelve counties. ASAE Paper No. 91-2050, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Mohtar, R.H., V.F. Bralts, and W.H. Shayya. 1988. Finite element formulation for the analysis and optimization of complex pipe networks. ASAE Paper No. 88-2618, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Person, H.L. and W.H. Shayya. 1993. A computer model for composting process design. ASAE Paper No. 93-4030, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Sablani, S.S., M.F.A. Goosen, C. Paton, W.H. Shayya, and H. Al-Hinai. 2002. Simulation of fresh water production using a humidification-dehumidification seawater greenhouse. World Renewable Energy Congress VII, Cologne, Germany.
  • Sablani, S.S., M.F.A. Goosen, W.H. Shayya, C. Paton, and H. Al-Hinai. 2001. Thermodynamic and economic considerations in solar desalination: Seawater greenhouse development. Sharjah Solar Energy Conference, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
  • Sablani, S.S., M.F.A. Goosen, W.H. Shayya, C. Paton, and H. Al-Hinai. 2001. Solar desalination using a humidification-dehumidification seawater greenhouse. Second International Conference on Energy Research and Development, Kuwait.
  • Schaper, J.C., S. Reese, E. Martin, and W.H. Shayya. 1989. Simulating the operational performance of trickle irrigation systems. ASAE Paper No. 89-7615, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Shayya, W.H. and V.F. Bralts. 1994. An improved irrigation scheduling package for microcomputers. ASAE Paper No. 94-2083, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Shayya, W.H. and V.F. Bralts. 1988. A general irrigation scheduling package for microcomputers. ASAE Paper No. 88-2501, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Shayya, W.H., V.F. Bralts, and T.L. Loudon. 1991. Irrigation scheduling based on growing degree days. ASAE Paper No. 91-2643, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Shayya, W.H., V.F. Bralts, and L.J. Segerlind. 1991. Zero-inertia surface irrigation design: A finite element approach. ASAE Paper No. 91-2099, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Shayya, W.H., V.F. Bralts, and L.J. Segerlind. 1990. Kinematic-wave surface irrigation design: A finite element approach. ASAE Paper No. 90-2590, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Shayya, W.H., T.H. Burkhardt, and V.F. Bralts. 1988. Groundwater simulation model for mono-layered aquifers using the finite element method. ASAE Paper No. 88-2630, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Shayya, W.H., R.J. Kunze, and V.F. Bralts. 1990. A comparison between a finite-difference infiltration model and FINDIT. ASAE Paper No. 90-2546, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Shayya, W.H., R.H. Mohtar, V.F. Bralts, and M.S. Baasiri. 1989. A model for the design of open-channel sections. ASAE Paper No. 89-2611, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Shayya, W.H. and S.S. Sablani. 2002. Explicit calculation of the fanning friction factor in pipeline flow of Herschel-Bulkley fluids using artificial neural network. ASAE Paper No. 02-3043, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Shayya, W.H. and S.S. Sablani. 1999. Use of artificial neural networks in the noniterative calculation of the friction coefficients in closed pipe and open channel flow. ASAE Paper No. 99-3011, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Shayya, W.H., L.J. Segerlind, and V.F. Bralts. 1996. A solution algorithm for non-symmetrical banded system of equations with optimum computer storage requirements. ASAE Paper No. 96-3026, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Shayya, W.H., L.J. Segerlind, and V.F. Bralts. 1992. Optimization analysis of the three-level-time schemes. ASAE Paper No. 92-3524, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
  • Shayya, W.H., R.D. von Bernuth, J.T. Ritchie, and H.L. Person. 1993. A simulation model for land application of animal manure. ASAE Paper No. 93-2012, ASAE, St. Joseph, MI 49085.
Significant Technical Reports:
  • Ahmed, M., W.H. Shayya, J. Al-Handaly, D. Hoey, and A. Mahendran. 2000. Investigation on the use of evaporation ponds for brine disposal in inland desalination plants. Final Research Report (Contract# 98-R-004), The Middle East Desalination Research Center, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman.
  • Al-Mola, Y.A., W.H. Shayya, and M.I. Al-Belushi. 1999. 1998-1999 Summary of the results of the soil-water study at falaj Hajeer. College of Agriculture, Sultan Qaboos University.
  • Belcher, H.B., W.H. Shayya, and V.F. Bralts. 1992. Reference manual to SI-Design: A computer model to assist with subsurface drainage and subirrigation system design. Department of Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824.
  • Cronn, J. and W.H. Shayya. 2004. Introductory surveying laboratory manual. Environmental Sciences Department, Morrisville State College.
  • Person, H.L. and W.H. Shayya. 1992 & 1994. Guides to compost process design computer package: COMPOST versions 1.00 and 2.00. Department of Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824.
  • Shayya, W.H. 2004. Introductory surveying lecture manual. School of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Morrisville State College.
  • Shayya, W.H. 2002 & 2003. Construction surveying: Course manual. School of Agriculture and Natural Resources, State University of New York at Morrisville.
  • Shayya, W.H. 2002, 2003, and 2004. Computer assisted and photogrammetric mapping: Course manual. School of Agriculture and Natural Resources, State University of New York at Morrisville.
  • Shayya, W.H. 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004. Introduction to computer applications in precision farming. School of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Morrisville State College.
  • Shayya, W.H. 1999. 1995-1999 weather data at Falaj Hajeer: Summary of daily weather data. College of Agriculture, Sultan Qaboos University.
  • Shayya, W.H. 1997, 1998, & 1999. Weather data at the Agricultural Experiment Station: Hourly and daily weather data. College of Agriculture, Sultan Qaboos University.
  • Shayya, W.H. 1996. 1996 weather data at the Agricultural Experiment Station: Summary of daily weather data. College of Agriculture, Sultan Qaboos University.
  • Shayya, W.H. 1991. Hydraulic analysis of surface irrigation systems using the finite element method. Ph.D. Dissertation in Agricultural Engineering, Department of Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824.
  • Shayya, W.H. 1986. A numerical model for central Bekaa quaternary groundwater basin. Master of Science Thesis, Department of Soil, Irrigation, and Mechanization, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.
  • Shayya, W.H. and V.F. Bralts. 1988, 1991, & 1994. Guides to SCS-Microcomputer Irrigation Scheduling Package: SCS-Scheduler versions 1.00, 2.00, & 3.00. Department of Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824.
  • Shayya, W.H., V.F. Bralts, and M.A. Driscoll. 1987. Microcomputer Irrigation Scheduler version 4.11: User's and programmer's guide. Department of Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824.
  • Shayya, W.H., H.L. Person, and T.L. Loudon. 1994. Guide to LIVESTCK: A computer package to estimate area requirements for on-farm composting of livestock manure using windrows. Dept. of Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824.
  • Shayya, W.H. and R.D. von Bernuth. 1992. Guide to animal waste management program (AWMP). Department of Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824.
Significant Computer Software:
  • Belcher, H.W., W.H. Shayya, and V.F. Bralts. 1991 & 1992. SI-Design: A computer package for the analysis of subsurface drainage and subirrigation systems. Department of Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824.
  • Kunze R.J. and W.H. Shayya. 1992. FINDIT-G&A: A computer model to validate the Green and Ampt infiltration equation. Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824.
  • Kunze R.J. and W.H. Shayya. 1990. FINDIT: A new three-directional infiltration model with graphics. Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824.
  • Person, H.L. and W.H. Shayya. 1992. COMPOST: A computer package for composting system design. Department of Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824.
  • Shayya, W.H. 1991. SURFDSGN: A general computer model for the hydraulic analysis of surface irrigation systems using the finite element method. Department of Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824.
  • Shayya, W.H. 1986. BEGWAP: A finite difference model for groundwater aquifers. Department of Soils, Irrigation, and Mechanization, American University of Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon.
  • Shayya, W.H. and V.F. Bralts. 1988, 1991, 1994, & 1997. SCS-Scheduler: A general irrigation scheduling package for microcomputers. Department of Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824.
  • Shayya, W.H. and V.F. Bralts. 1990. MSU irrigation scheduling computer package. Department of Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824.
  • Shayya, W.H., V.F. Bralts, and M.S. Baasiri. 1989. STYLIST: A computer model for the design of open-channel cross sections. Department of Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824.
  • Shayya, W.H. and R.J. Kunze. 1990. GODIM: A general-purpose three-directional infiltration model with graphics. Department of Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824.
  • Shayya, W.H., R.H. Mohtar, and V.F. Bralts. 1988. ANALYZER: A computer model for the hydraulic analysis of pipe-networks. Department of Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824.
  • Shayya, W.H., H.L. Person, T.L. Loudon, T. Harrigan, and C. Lufkin. 1994. LIVESTCK: A computer package to estimate area requirements for on-farm composting of livestock manure using windrows. Department of Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824.
  • Shayya, W.H. and R.D. von Bernuth. 1992. LEACHP: A software to predict nitrogen leaching potential from soils. Department of Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824.
  • Shayya, W.H. and R.D. von Bernuth. 1992. AWMP: Animal waste management computer package using CERES-Maize. Department of Agricultural Engineering, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824.
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