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AJSE – science

The Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering (AJSE) is a peer-reviewed Journal and publishes under AJSE-Science, rigorous and original contributions in the Science disciplines of Biology, Chemistry, Earth Sciences, and Physics.  

Starting January 2011, AJSE is published by the prestigious international publisher, Springer Publishing.

AJSE is abstracted/indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (ISI Citation Databases), Ulrich’s Periodical Directory, DOAJ, Chemical Abstracts, INIS Atomindex, Current Contents, GeoRef, AskIEEE, among others.  Also, AJSE is distributed to University Libraries and other subscribers worldwide.  

AJSE publishes two Science issues every year. All published online papers before January 2011 is accessible at

AJSE publishes full-length original articles, reviews articles on specialized topics, technical notes, and technical reports.

AJSE Impact Factor for 2019 is 1.711


Previous Issues

Jan 2021; Vol. 46-1

June 2020; Vol. 45-6

Jan 2020; Vol. 45-1

July 2019; Vol. 44-7

Jan 2019; Vol. 44-1

July 2018; Vol. 43-7

Jan 2018; Vol. 43-1

June 2017; Vol. 42-6

Jan 2017; Vol. 42-1

June 2016; Vol. 41-6

July 2015; Vol. 40-7

Jan 2015; Vol. 40-1

July 2014; Vol. 39-7

Jan 2014; Vol. 39-1

July 2013; Vol. 38-7

Jan 2013; Vol. 38-1

July 2012; Vol. 37-5

Jan  2012; Vol. 37-1

July 2011; Vol. 36-4

Jan  2011; Vol. 36-1



Review--Earth Sciences

Managed Aquifer Recharge in the Gulf Countries: A Review and Selection Criteria

S. Parimalarenganayaki

Research Article-Biological Sciences

Carboxymethyl Cellulose-Based Hydrogel: Dielectric Study, Antimicrobial Activity and Biocompatibility

Gamal Turky, Mohammed A. Moussa, Samir Kamel

Research Article-Biological Sciences

Theoretical Analysis of Peristaltic Viscous Fluid with Inhomogeneous Dust Particles

H. Tariq, A. A. Khanm A. Zaman

Research Article-Biological Sciences

Chemical Composition, Antioxidant, Antiobesity, and Antidiabetic Effects of Helichrysum sanguineum (L.) Kostel. from Palestine

Nidal Jaradat, Mohammad Qneibi, Linda Issa

Research Article-Biological Sciences

Phytochemical Analysis and Some Bioactivities of Leaves and Fruits of Myrsine africana Linn

Sadaf Laraib, Saiqa Sharif, Abdul Qayyum

Research Article-Biological Sciences

Anthocyanin Microcapsule from Clitoria ternatea: Potential Bio-preservative and Blue Colorant for Baked Food Products

Syarifah Ab Rashid, Woei Yenn Tong, Siew Hway Teo

Research Article-Biological Sciences

Evaluation of the Potential Health Risk Related to the Use of an Advanced Biological Wastewater Treatment Plant Sludge as Manure

E. Işıl Arslan Topal

Research Article-Biological Sciences

Protective Effect of Kickxia ramosissima (Wall.) Janchn Extracts Against Pathogenic Bacterial Strains and Free Radicals

Zakia Binish, Yamin Bibi, Ahmad Sher

Research Article-Biological Sciences

A SIR-Poisson Model for COVID-19: Evolution and Transmission Inference in the Maghreb Central Regions

Hanen Ben Hassen, Anis Elaoud, Afif Masmoudi

Research Article-Biological Sciences

Green Corrosion Inhibition and Adsorption Behaviour of Cistus ladanifer Extract on 304L Stainless Steel in Hydrochloric Acid Solution

Yassir Lekbach, Fadoua Bennouna, Saad Ibnsouda Koraichi

Research Article-Biological Sciences

Investigation of Some Metal Accumulation Ability of Phragmites australis from Poultry Slaughterhouse Wastewaters

Murat Topal

Research Article-Biological Sciences

Efficiency of Thermophilic Bacteria in Wastewater Treatment

Bassam Abu Baker, Bassam Tawabini, Amjad Khalil

Research Article-Biological Sciences

Biological, Physical and Chemical Properties of Nanosilver Particles Collected from Soil in Asir, Saudi Arabia

Mahmoud Moustafa, Saad Alamri, Ahmed Abbas

Research Article-Biological Sciences

Application of Plant and Earthworm Bioassays for Ecotoxicological Assessment of Hydrocarbon-Contaminated Soil Recovery

Sulaiman A. Alrumman

Research Article-Biological Sciences

Isolation of Plant Growth-Promoting Bacillus cereus from Soil and Its Use as a Microbial Inoculant

Ann Mary Sebastian, Mridul Umesh, Kathirvel Preethi

Research Article-Biological Sciences

Protection of Phaseolus vulgaris L. from Herbicide 2,4-D Results from Exposing Seeds to Humic Acid

Murat Aydin, Esra Arslan, Guleray Agar

Research Article-Biological Sciences

Construction of Efficient Recombinant Strain Through Genome Shuffling in Marine Endophytic Fusarium sp. ALAA-20 for Improvement Lovastatin Production Using Agro-Industrial Wastes

Alaa Ahmed Mohamed El-Bondkly, Mervat Morsy Abbas Ahmed El-Gendy, Ahmed M. A. El-Bondkly

Research Article-Biological Sciences

Intraspecific Chemical Variability of Essential Oil of Curcuma caesia (Black Turmeric)

Subhashree Singh, Bhaskar Chandra Sahoo, Suprava Sahoo

Research Article-Biological Sciences

Consolidated Bioprocessing of Sugarcane Bagasse to Microbial Oil by Newly Isolated Oleaginous Fungus: Mortierella wolfii

Amr H. Hashem, Waleed B. Suleiman, Hussein H. El-Sheikh

Research Article-Chemistry

Peculiarities of Dehydrogenation and Destruction of Propane in Transitional Catalytic Systems MeVOx (Me=La, Sm, Er)

E. B. Markova, V. V. Kurilkin, E. V. Khozina

Research Article-Chemistry

Design, Synthesis, and Biological Evaluation of 1,2,4-Thiadiazole-1,2,4-Triazole Derivatives Bearing Amide Functionality as Anticancer Agents

Yazala Jyothsna Pragathi, Reddymasu Sreenivasulu, Rudraraju Ramesh Raju

Research Article-Chemistry

Synthesis of Rice Husk-Derived Magnetic Biochar Through Liquefaction to Adsorb Anionic and Cationic Dyes from Aqueous Solutions

Tariqul Islam, Changsheng Peng, Iffat Naz

Research Article-Chemistry

Dialdehyde Oxidation of Cross-Linked Waxy Corn Starch: Optimization, Property and Characterization

Hong-bo Tang, Xiao-li Lv, Xiao-jun Liu

Research Article-Chemistry

New N-Heterocyclic Compounds Based on 8-Hydroxyquinoline as Efficient Corrosion Inhibition for Mild Steel in HCl Solution: Experimental and Theoretical Assessments

M. Rbaa, Ashraf S. Abousalem, A. Zarrouk

Research Article-Chemistry

An Investigation of Physicochemical and Biological Properties of Rheum emodi-Mediated Bimetallic Ag–Cu Nanoparticles

Deepika Sharma, Lalita Ledwani, Ravinder Kumar

Research Article-Chemistry

Comparative Adsorption of Pb2+ on Nanostructured Iron–Zirconium Oxide with Fe-to-Zr Molar Ratio of 1:1 and 1:2: Thermodynamic and Kinetic Studies

Shah Raj Ali, Abul Kalam, Rajesh Kumar

Research Article-Chemistry

A Study on the Electrochemical Synthesis and Characterization of CuInSe2 Thin Films on Mo and Si Substrates

Yassine Haddad, Fatima Zohra Satour, Ameur Zegadi

Research Article-Chemistry

Antibiotic Adsorption by Acid Enhanced Dialium guineense Seed Waste

Samson I. Eze, Kovo G. Akpomie, Oguejiofo T. Ujam

Research Article-Chemistry

Role of the Wild Carob as Biosorbent and as Precursor of a New High-Surface-Area Activated Carbon for the Adsorption of Methylene Blue

Meryem Bounaas, Abdalah Bouguettoucha, Hilario Vidal

Research Article-Chemistry

Methods to Determine the Current Efficiency in AC Electrolysis

S. Yu. Kireev, Yu. P. Perelygin, M. J. Jaskula

Research Article-Chemistry

Spectroscopic, Structural, DFT and Molecular Docking Studies on Novel Cocrystal Salt Hydrate of Chromotropic Acid and Its Antibiofilm Activity

Syed Sibte Asghar Abidi, Utsav Garg, Abdullah M. Asiri

Research Article-Chemistry

Synthesis and Characterization for New Nanometer Cu(II) Complexes, Conformational Study and Molecular Docking Approach Compatible with Promising in Vitro Screening

Samar Y. Al-nami, Enas Aljuhani, Nashwa El-Metwaly

Research Article-Chemistry

Green Synthesis of Kaolin-Supported Nanoscale Zero-Valent Iron Using Ruellia tuberosa Leaf Extract for Effective Decolorization of Azo Dye Reactive Black 5

Uraiwan Khunjan, Preecha Kasikamphaiboon

Research Article-Chemistry

Heteroatoms (N, F, O)-Doped CNTs on NiCo-Silica Nanocomposites for Oxygen Evolution Reaction

Zulfiqar Ali, Mazhar Mehmood, Yaqoob Khan

Research Article-Chemistry

Comparative Study of Thermal Stability and On/Off Fluorescent Signaling Characteristics of Self-Quenching Smart Probes

Sulayman A. Oladepo, Basiru O. Yusuf, Hussain Alzaindeen

Research Article-Chemistry

Microstructural, Mechanical, and Electrochemical Properties of Quenched and Partitioned 3 wt% Mn Steel

A. Inam, M. A. Hafeez, I. Ullah

Research Article-Chemistry

PDP, EIS, and Surface Studies of the Low-Carbon Steel by the Extract of Tinospora cordifolia: A Green Approach to the Corrosion Inhibition

Akhil Saxena, Dwarika Prasad, Jasdeep Kaur

Research Article-Chemistry

Green Synthesis of Carbon Dots and Their Application as Photocatalyst in Dye Degradation Studies

Maria Zaib, Ammama Akhtar, Tayyaba Shahzadi

Research Article-Chemistry

Synthesis of Dendritic Ligand Assisted Zn/Cu Bimetallic Nanoparticles as a Highly Active Green Catalyst for Chemoselective Oxidation and Reduction Reaction

Sayedul Islam, Wahab Khan

Research Article-Chemistry

Preparation of ZnWO4 (Sanmartinite) Powder Through Mechanochemical Method for Visible Light-Induced Photocatalysis

I. Altinsoy, N. Guy, C. Bindal

Research Article-Chemistry

Influence of Hydrolysis Time on Properties of SiO2 Aerogels Prepared by Ambient Pressure Drying

Wei Luo, Xin Shu, JingMing Liu

Research Article-Chemistry

A Green Method toward Graphene Oxide Reduction by Extracellular Polymeric Substances Assisted with NH4+

Han Wang, Wuji Huang, Lang Yang

Research Article-Earth Sciences

The Applicability of the Extended Markov Chain Model to the Land Use Dynamics in Lebanon

Walid Al-Shaar, Nabil Nehme, Jocelyne Adjizian Gérard

Research Article-Earth Sciences

Climate-Sensitivity Comparisons for Whole Wood, Holocellulose, and α-Cellulose Carbon Isotope Series in Masson Pine

Hongliang Gu, Jian Wang, Chao Lei

Research Article-Earth Sciences

Sequence Stratigraphic Framework of the Jurassic Samana Suk Carbonate Formation, North Pakistan: Implications for Reservoir Potential

Bilal Wadood, Suleman Khan, Xin Jiao

Research Article-Earth Sciences

New Insights into the Petrogenesis of Quaternary Peralkaline Volcanics, Jabal Al Abyad, Saudi Arabia

Khaled El-Gameel, Shehta Abdallah, Hassan Eliwa

Research Article-Earth Sciences

Experimental Study of Landslide Surge Wave Overtopping an Earth Dam

Jie Liu, Chunli Zhou, Jing Liu

Research Article-Earth Sciences

Permeability Enhancement and Methane Drainage Capacity of Tree-type Boreholes to Stimulate Low-permeability Coal Seams

Liang Zhang, Zhaolong Ge, Shaojie Zuo

Research Article-Earth Sciences

Detrital Zircon U–Pb Geochronology as an Indicator of Provenance in the Zhiluo Formation of the Western Ordos Basin, China

Wei Luo, Zejin Shi, Xiaochen Zhao

Research Article-Earth Sciences

Distribution and Diversity of Coccolithophores in Surface Sediments of the Northern Red Sea: Coccolith Accumulation in Brine Pools and Observation of Productivity

Mohammed H. Aljahdali

Research Article-Physics

Effect of Surface State Density on Oxygen Chemisorption, Grain Potential and Carrier Concentration for Different Grain Sizes of Nanocrystallite Metal Oxide Semiconductors: A Numerical Modelling Approach

Anil Kumar, Ravi Kumar, Mukesh Kumar

Research Article-Physics

Thermal Analysis of a Hydromagnetic Viscoelastic Fluid Flow Over a Continuous Curved Stretching Surface in the Presence of Radiative Heat Flux

K. M. Sanni, Q. Hussain, S. Asghar

Research Article-Physics

Numerical Computing Paradigm for Investigation of Micropolar Nanofluid Flow Between Parallel Plates System with Impact of Electrical MHD and Hall Current

Saeed Ehsan Awan, Muhammad Asif Zahoor Raja, Muhammad Shoaib

Research Article-Physics

Discrete Gradient Methods for Solving SIRI Epidemic Model Numerically While Preserving First Integrals

Farrukh Shehzad, Yousaf Habib, Muhammad Umar Farooq

Research Article-Physics

Development of Nano-SnO2 and SnO2:V2O5 Thin Films for Selective Gas Sensor Devices

Y. Ibrahim, A. B. Kashyout, H. Shokry Hassan

Research Article-Physics

Position Sensing in CdZnTe Semiconductor Detectors via Proximity Charge Sensing Pixels

Fouad A. Abolaban, Abdulsalam M. Alhawsawi

Research Article - Physics

Determination of Natural Radionuclides and Mineral Contents in Environmental Soil Samples

S. A. Abd El-Azeem, Howaida Mansour

Research Article-Physics

Construction of an Active Atomic Mirror via Quadrupole Transition

S. Al-Awfi

Research Article-Physics

Intraoperative Gamma Probe for Locating Cancerous Lymph Nodes

Fouad Abolaban, Abdulsalam Alhawsawi

Research Article-Physics

High Gain Coefficient Parametric Amplification of Optical Phonon Mode in Magnetized AIIIBV Semiconductor Plasmas

Jyoti Gahlawat, Sunita Dahiya, Manjeet Singh

Research Article-Physics

Analysis of Potassium-40 (40K) in Soil Samples from Dhahran City, Saudi Arabia, Using Gamma Spectrometer

Nidal Dwaikat

Research Article-Physics

Synthesis of Cobalt-Doped Bi12NiO19: Structural, Morphological, Dielectric and Magnetic Properties

M. Rajamoorthy, D. Geetha, A. Sathiya Priya

Research Article-Physics

A New Computer Simulation Study for The Nucleon–Core Interactions Using a Modified Woods–Saxon Potential and The Binary System Model

Agus Kartono, Nur Alfilail, Tony Sumaryada

Research Article-Physics

Effects of Process Parameters on the Microstructural Characteristics of DC Magnetron Sputtered Molybdenum Films on Graphite Substrate

Muhammad Azhar Iqbal, Zuhair S. Khan, Asghar Ali

Research Article-Physics

Dielectric Properties of Eggshell Membrane of Some Select Bird Species

Sunday Edet Etuk, Ubong Williams Robert, Okechukwu Ebuka Agbasi

Research Article-Physics

Radioactivity and Radiation Hazard Indices Assessment for Phosphate Rock Samples from Al-Jalamid, Turaif, Umm Wu’al, and As-Sanam, Saudi Arabia

Khurram Mehboob, Yahya A. Alzahrani, Hannan Younis

Research Article-Physics

Elucidation of Surface Nano-hillocks by Localized Plasma Expansion

A. A. Almaaz, W. M. Moslem, M. El-Metwally

Research Article-Physics

Physiological Flow of Non-Newtonian Fluid with Variable Density Inside a Ciliated Symmetric Channel Having Compliant Wall

Anber Saleem, Aleesha Qaiser, Alibek Issakhov

Research Article-Physics

Tungsten Oxide–reduced Graphene Oxide Composites for Photoelectrochemical Water Splitting

Shahzad Munir Ansari, M. Zubair Khan, Yaqoob Khan

Research Article-Physics

Optimization of Viscosity in MWCNT-MgO (35–65%)/5W50 Nanofluid and Comparison of Experimental Results with the Designed ANN

Mohammad Hemmat Esfe, Mohammad Hassan Kamyab


Correction to: “Computational Analysis of Unsteady Swirling Flow Around a Decelerating Rotating Porous Disk in Nanofluid” by Talat Rafiq and M. Mustafa, Arabian J. Sci. & Eng. 45 (2020) 1143–1154

Talat Rafiq, M. Mustafa



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