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 Dr. Al-Qahtani, Mohammed S.

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Assistant Professor  
  
Contact Information

Office               Bldg-63 Room-214                                
Phone              966-13-860 1527                                      
Fax                  966-13-860 2949 (ME Dept)                                 
Email               mqahtani@kfupm.edu.sa                                     
Websites          Personal Page          
                 
Education                                  

Ph.D.                (Mechanical Engineering),Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA     
M.Sc.               (Mechanical Engineering), Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Petroleum & ​Minerals,Dhahran,1995.
B.Sc                 (Mechanical Engineering), Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran

Courses Taught

  • University Skills
  • Thermal Power Plants​
  • Heat transfer.
  • Thermodynamics, I
  • Thermodynamics, II
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Thermo-fluid Lab
  • Pumping Machinery Lab
 
Research Areas

  • “Flow and Heat Transfer Prediction of Smooth and Pin-fin Narrow Rectangular Channels (AR = 10) oriented at 120 from the Direction of Rotation
  • Representative Publications      
  • El-Shaarawi, M.A.L., Budair, M.O. and Al-Qahtani, M.S.A, Turning Moment of Rotating Inner Cylinder in the Entry region of Concentric Annuli, JSME International Journal 40 (1) (1997) 67-7
  • Al-Qahtani, M. S., Jang, Y. J., Chen, H. C., and Han, J. C, “Prediction of Flow and Heat Transfer in Rotating Two-Pass Rectangular Channels with 45° Rib Turbulators”, ASME J. of Turbomachinery, 124 (2) (2002) April 122-134.
  • Al-Qahtani, M. S., Jang, Y. J., Chen, H. C., and Han, J. C, “Flow and Heat Transfer in Rotating Two-Pass Rectangular Channels (AR = 2) by Reynolds Stress Turbulence Model”, Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer 45 (9), (2002) 1823-1838.
  • Al-Qahtani, M. S., Chen, H. C., and Han, J. C, “A Numerical Study of Flow and Heat Transfer in Rotating Rectangular Channels (AR = 4) with 45° Rib Turbulators by Reynolds Stress Turbulence Model”, ASME J. of heat transfer, 125 (1) Feb. (2003) pp. 19-26.
  • Al-Qahtani, M. S., Chen, H. C., and Han, J. C, “Heat Transfer Prediction of Rotating Rectangular Channels Using Reynolds Stress Model”, Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2005, pp. 36-47.
  • Al-Qahtani, M. S., Basha, Mehaboob, “Flow and Heat Transfer Prediction in Rotating Rectangular Pin-Fin Channels (AR= 10:1)”, Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, Accepted: 16 March 2007.
  • Al-Qahtani, M. S., Basha, Mehaboob, “Prediction of Flow and Heat Transfer in Narrow Rotating Rectangular Channels Using Reynolds Stress Model”, Heat and Mass Transfer Journal, Accepted: 12 April 2007, published online May16, 2007
  • Basha, Mehaboob, Al-Qahtani, M. S., Yilbas, B. S. “Entropy generation in a rotating channel flow resembling turbine channel flow” J. Power and Energy, Vol. 221, No. 3, 2007, pp. 291-299