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Dr. Syed M. Zubair

Distinguished Professor    
     
Contact Information
   
Office Bldg-22 Room-202      
Office Phone 966-3-860 3135      
Fax 966-3-860 2949 (ME Dept)      
Email smzubair@kfupm.edu.sa      
Websites Personal Page      
         
Education      
Ph.D. (Mechanical Engineering), Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, 1985      
M.Sc. (Mechanical Engineering), King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, 1980      
B.Sc (Mechanical Engineering), Engineering University, Lahore, Pakistan, 1978      
         
Courses Taught
ME 203 Thermodynamics I
ME 204 Thermodynamics II

ME 311

Fluid Mechanics

ME 315

Heat Transfer

ME 430

Air Conditioning

ME 431

Refrigeration

ME 437 Design and Rating of Heat Exchangers

ME 439

Solar Energy Conversion

ME 531 Advanced Thermodynamics
ME 534 Conduction Heat Transfer

ME 539 

Solar Energy Utilization

ME 599

Thermal Design of Heat Exchangers

 

Research Areas

Heat Transfer, Thermodynamics, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems

   
Representative Publications  
  • M.A. Antar, and S.M. Zubair, “Thermoeconomic Considerations in the Optimum Allocation of Heat Transfer Inventory for Refrigeration Plants,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Vol. 124(1), pp. 28-33 (2002)

  • J.R. Khan, and S.M. Zubair, “An Improved Design and Rating Analyses of Counterflow Wet Cooling Towers,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 123 (4), pp. 770-778 (2001)

  • M. Yaqub, and S.M. Zubair, “Capacity Control for Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Systems: A Comparative Study,” Transactions of ASME, Journal of Energy Resources Technology, Vol. 123 (1), pp. 92-99 (2001)

  • A.K. Sheikh, S.M. Zubair, M. Younas, and M.O. Budair, "Statistical Aspects of Fouling Processes," Proceedings of IMechE – Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 215 (E4), pp. 331-354, (2001)

  • S.M. Zubair, and M. Al-Naglah, "Thermoeconomic Optimization of a Sensible-Heat Thermal-Storage System: A Complete Cycle," Transactions of ASME, Journal of Energy Resources Technology Vol. 121(3), pp. 286-294 (1999)

  • J.R. Khan, and S.M. Zubair, "Design and Performance Evaluation of Reciprocating Refrigeration Systems," International Journal of Refrigeration Vol. 22(3), pp. 235-243 (1999)

  • S.M. Zubair, and M.A. Chaudhry, "A Unified Approach to Closed Form Solutions for Moving Heat Source Problems," Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 33, pp. 415-427 (1998)

  • S.M. Zubair, A.K. Sheikh, M.O. Budair, and M.A. Badar, "A Maintenance Strategy for Heat-Transfer Equipment Subject to Fouling: A Probabilistic Approach," Transactions of ASME, Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 119(3), pp. 575-580 (1997)

  • S.M. Zubair, A.K. Sheikh, M.O. Budair, M.U. Haq, A. Quddus, and O.A. Ashiru, "Statistical Aspects of CaCO3 Fouling in AISI 316 Stainless Steel Tubes," Transactions of ASME, Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 119(3), pp. 581-588 (1997)

  • S.Z. Shuja and S.M. Zubair, "Thermoeconomic Optimization of Constant Cross-Sectional Area Fins," Transactions of ASME, Journal of Heat Transfer, Vol. 119(4), pp. 860-863 (1997).

  • S.M. Zubair, and M.A. Chaudhry, "Heat Conduction in a Semi-Infinite Solid due to Time-Dependent Laser Source," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 39(14), pp. 3067-3074 (1996)

  • S.M. Zubair, and M.A. Chaudhry, "Heat Conduction in a Semi-Infinite Solid Subject to Steady and Non-Steady Periodic-Type Surface Heat Fluxes," International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 38(18), pp. 3393-3399 (1995)

 

 
Awards
Distinguished Teacher Award, College of Engineering Sciences, KFUPM, 1991-1992

Distinguished Researcher Award, KFUPM, 1992-1993

Distinguished Researcher Award, KFUPM, 1997-1998

Best Applied Research Project Award on Electrical and Physical properties of Soils in Saudi Arabia, from GCC-CIGRE Group, 1993

 
 
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