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Dr. Hassan M. Badr

Professor    
     
Contact Information
   
Office Bldg-22 Room-226      
Office Phone 966-3-860 2543      
Fax 966-3-860 2949 (ME Dept)      
Email badrhm@kfupm.edu.sa      
Websites Personal Page      
         
Education      
Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering), The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, 1977      
M.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering), Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 1973      
B.Sc (Mechanical Engineering), Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, 1967      
         
Courses Taught

ME 201

Dynamics

ME 203

Thermodynamics

ME 311

Fluid Mechanics

ME 411

ME Senior Project I

ME 412

ME Senior Project II

ME 425

Compressible Fluid Flow

ME 438

Pumping Machinery

ME 532

Advanced Fluid Mechanics I

ME 536

Convective Heat Transfer

ME 555

Advanced Fluid Mechanics II   

 
 

Research Areas

Steady and time-dependent boundary-layer flows, heat convection from two-dimensional and axisymmetric bodies, Heat convection in oscillating flows, Thermal and chemical pollution in coastal areas, Erosion in various flow passages,  and  water circulation in natural circulation boilers.

   
Representative Publications  
  • H.M. Badr and S.C.R. Dennis, "Time-dependent viscous flow past an impulsively started rotating and translating circular cylin­der", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 158, pp. 447-486, 1985.

  • H.M. Badr, S.C.R. Dennis, S. Bates and F.T. Smith, "Numerical and asymptotic solutions for merging flow through a channel with an upstream splitter plate", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 156, pp. 63-81, 1985.

  • T.E. Base and H.M. Badr, "Unsteady lift and drag predictions us­ing simulated pseudo-turbulence models", The Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 169-181, 1987.

  • H.M. Badr, "Heat transfer in transient buoyancy driven flow adja­cent to a horizontal rod", Int. J.  Heat Mass Transfer, Vol. 30, No. 10,pp. 1997

  • H.M. Badr, M. Coutanceau, S. Dennis and C. Menard, "Unsteady flow past a rotating circular cylinder at Reynolds numbers 103 and 104", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 220, pp. 459-484, 1990.

  • H.M. Badr, "Mixed Convection from a Straight Isothermal Tube of Elliptic Cross-section", Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, Vol. 37, No. 15, pp. 2343-2365,  1994.

  • H.M. Badr, "A Numerical Study of Thermal Pollution in Sea Water",  The Arabian Journal for Sci­ence and Engineering, Vol. 20, No. 1, pp. 3-18, 1995.

  • H.M. Badr, S.C.R. Dennis, S. Kocabiyik and P. Nguyen, "Viscous Oscillatory Flow Past a Circular Cylinder at small to moderate Strouhal Number ", Journal of Fluid Mechanics , Vol. 303, pp. 215-232, 1995.

  • H.M. Badr, S.C.R. Dennis, and S. Kocabiyik, "Symmetrical Flow Past an Accelerated Circular Cylinder", Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Vol. 308, pp. 97-110, 1996.

  • H.M. Badr, "Effect of free-stream fluctuations on laminar forced convection from a straight tube", Int.  J.  Heat Mass Transfer, Vol. 40, No. 15, pp. 3653-3662, 1997.

  • R. Alassar and H.M. Badr, "Oscillating Viscous Flow Over a Sphere", Computers and Fluids, Vol. 26, No. 7,  pp. 661-682, 1997.

  • H.M. Badr, " Laminar Natural Convection From an Elliptic Tube With Different Orientations", ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 119, No. 4,  pp. 709-718, 1997.

  • M.A. Habib, I.U. Haq, and H.M. Badr, "Calculations of turbulent Flow and Heat Transfer in Periodically Converging-Diverging Channels", Computers and Fluids, Vol. 27, No. 1,  pp. 95-120, 1998.

  • R. Alassar, H.M. Badr and H. Mavromatis, " Heat Convection from a Sphere in an Oscillating Free Stream ", Int. J. Heat Mass Transfer, Vol. 42, No. 7,  pp. 1289-1304, 1998.

  • F. Mahfoudh and H.M. Badr, "The Flow Structure in the Wake of a Rotationally Oscillating Cylinder", ASME J. Fluids Engineering, Vol. 122,  pp. 290-301, 2000.

  • S. Rahman and H.M. Badr, "Natural Convection from a Wavy Vertical Surface Embedded in Saturated Porous Media”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, Vol. 41, pp. 4422-4429, 2002.

  • M.A. Habib, S.A.M. Said, H.M. Badr, I. Hussaini and J.J. Al-Bagawi, “Effect of Geometry on Flow Field and Oil/Water Separation in Vertical Deadlegs”, Int. Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 15, No. 4, pp. 1348-362, 2005.

  • M.A. Habib, H.M. Badr, S.A.M. Said, I. Hussaini and J.J. Al-Bagawy, “On the development of deadleg criterion”, ASME Journal of Fluids Engineering, Vol. 127, No. 1, pp. 124–135, January 2005.

  • M.A. Habib, H.M. Badr, S.A.M. Said, E.M. Mokheimer, I. Hussaini and M. Al-Sanaa, “Characteristic of flow field and water concentration in a horizontal deadleg”, Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 41, pp. 315-326, 2005.

  • S.A.M. Said, M.A. Habib, H.M. Badr and S. Anwar, “Numerical investigation of natural convection inside an inclined parallel-walled channel”, Int. Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Vol. 49, No. 5, 569-582, 2005.

  • S.A.M. Said, M.A. Habib, H.M. Badr and S. Anwar, “Turbulent natural convection between inclined isothermal plates”, Computers & Fluids, Vol. 34, No. 9, pp. 1025-1039, 2005.

  • H.M. Badr, M.A. Habib, S. Anwar, R. Ben-Mansour and S.A.M. Said, "Turbulent natural convection in vertical parallel-plate channels”, Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 73-84, 2006.

  • R. B. Mansour, M.A. Habib, H.M. Badr, S. Anwar, and S.A.M. Said, "Comparison of Different turbulence models and inlet conditions in predicting turbulent natural convection in vertical channels”, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Vol. 32, No. 2B,  pp. 191-218, 2007.

  • R. Alassar and H.M. Badr, "Heat convection from a sphere placed in a fluctuating free stream", Journal of the American Institute for Chemical Engineers (AIChE), Vol. 53, No. 7, pp. 1670-1677, 2007.

  • R. Ben-Mansour, H.M. Badr, A. Qaiyum Shaik and N. Maalej, “Modeling of pulsatile blood flow in an axisymmetric tube with a moving indentation”, Arabian Journal for Science and Engineering, Vol. 33, No. 2B,  pp. 529-550, 2008.

  • F.M. Mahfouz and H.M. Badr, “Heat convection between two confocal elliptic tubes placed at different orientations”, Advances in Applied Mathematics and Mechanics, Vol. 1, No. 5, pp. 639-663, 2009.

  • M.H. Sharqawy, S.A. Said, E.M. Mokheimer, M.A. Habib, H.M. Badr and N.A. Al-Shayea, “First in situ determination of the ground thermal conductivity for borehole heat exchanger applications in Saudi Arabia”, Journal of Renewable Energy, Vol. 34, No. 10, pp. 2218-2223, 2009.

  • M.H. Sharqawy, E.M. Mokheimer and H.M. Badr, “Effective pipe-to-borehole thermal resistance for vertical ground heat exchangers”, Int. Journal of Geothermal Research (Geothermic), Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 271-277, 2009.

  • M. H. Sharqawy, E. M. Mokheimer, M. A. Habib, H. M. Badr, S. A. Said and N. A. Al-Shayea, “Energy, exergy and uncertainty analyses of the thermal response test for a ground heat exchanger”, International Journal of Energy Research, Vol. 33, No. 6, pp. 582-592, 2009.

  • M.H. Sharqawy, H.M. Badr and E.M. Mokheimer, “Natural Convection from a Vertical Ground Heat Exchanger Embedded in a Semi-Infinite Porous Medium”, In press, Int. J. of Computational Thermal Sciences.

  • M.H. Sharqawy, E.M. Mokheimer and H.M. Badr, “Effective pipe-to-borehole thermal resistance for vertical ground heat exchangers”, In press, Int. Journal of Geothermal Research.

 
 
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