# Dr. Mohamed A. Antar

*MECHANICAL ENGINEERING*

## Research

This link shows my research interests and activities

### Most Recent Research Topics

- Water Desalination
- Heat Transfer in Lid Driven Cavity

### Papers

## Journal Papers:

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1. M.A.Antar, M. N.Saeed, M. M. Osman, M. K. Ibrahim and A. I. Abdelfattah, "Experimental investigations on the performance and nitrogen oxides emissions of an idled and part load SI engine" Alexandria Engineering Journal, Vol. 29, No. 1, pp. A19-A39, 1990 .

2.
M. A. I. El-Shaarawi, A. A. Al-Farayedhi, and M. A. Antar, "Boundary layer flow
around and inside a liquid sphere", **
ASME** Journal of
Fluids Engineering,
Vol. 119, pp. 42-49, Dec. 1997.

3. E. M. Mokheimer, M. A. Antar, J. Farooqi and S. M. Zubair, “Analytical and numerical modeling along with PC spreadsheet modeling for a composite fin", Heat and Mass Transfer, Warme und Stoffubertragung Journal, Vol. 32, pp. 229-238, 1997.

4.
L. C. Thomas and M. A. Antar, “Heat Transfer in Composite walls: A
Practical Two Dimensional Thermal Circuit Method”, *ASHRAE**
Transactions*, Vol. 104 Part 2, pp. 198-209, 1998.

5.
M. A. Antar, "A Simplified Solution Technique for Some Fluid Flow and
Heat Transfer Problems" *International Journal of Energy Research*, Vol.
22, pp. 1291-1298, 1998.

6. M. A. Antar "A simplified numerical solution of unsteady heat conduction problems with an application to a short cylinder" IJMEE, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 201-212, July, 2000.

7. E. M. Mokheimer and M. A. Antar "On the use of Spreadsheets for Solving Heat Conduction Problems" IJMEE, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 113-139, April, 2000.

8.
A. A. Al-Farayedhi, M. A. Antar and A. Khan, "Effect of Equivalence Ratio
on the concentration of CH_{4}/NO_{2}/O_{2} Combustion
Products", *I. J. Energy Research*, Vol. 23, No. 13, pp.1165-1175, 1999.

9.
M. A. Antar, A. A. Al-Farayedhi and M. A. I. El-Shaarawi, "Steady and
transient liquid sphere heating in a convective gas stream", *Heat and Mass
Transfer* *Journal*, Vol. 36*, *No. 2, pp. 148-157, 2000.

10.
M. A. Antar** **"Steady and Transient Analysis of the Performance of
Annular Fins" Int. J. Energy Research, Vol. 25, pp. 1197-1206, 2001.

11.
M. A. Antar and S. M. Zubair,** **"Thermoeconomic Considerations in
the Optimum Allocation of Heat Exchanger Inventory for a Power Plant" Energy
Conversion and Management, Vol. 42, pp. 1169-1179, 2001.

12. M. A. Antar and E. M. Mokheimer “Spreadsheet modeling of Transient Three Dimensional Heat Conduction with Various Standard Boundary Conditions” IJMEE, Vol. 30 No.1, pp. 17-34, 2002.

13.
M. A. Antar and M. A. I. El-Shaarawi, "Mixed Convection Around a Liquid
Sphere in an Air stream", *Heat and Mass Transfer* *Journal*, Vol. 38,
No. 4-5, pp. 419-424, 2002.

14.
E. M. A. Mokheimer, __M. A. Antar__, J. Farooqi and Syed M. Zubair "A
Spreadsheet Solution of Transient Conduction in Composite Fins", International
Journal of Energy Research, Vol. 26, pp. 383-397, 2002.

15.
M. A. Antar and L. C. Thomas, “Heat Transfer Through a Composite Walls
with Enclosed Convective and Radiative Spaces: A Practical Two Dimensional
Analysis Approach”, *ASHRAE** Transactions, *Vol. 107, Part 2,
pp. 318-324, 2001.

16.
M. A. Antar and S. M. Zubair,** **"** **Thermoeconomic
Considerations in the Optimum allocation of Heat Transfer Inventory for
Refrigeration and Heat Pump Systems” **ASME** Journal of Energy Resources
Technology, Vol. 124, pp. 28-33, March 2002.

17.
P. Gandhidasan, A. A. AL-Farayedhi and __M .A. Antar__, “
Investigation of heat and mass transfer in a gauze-type structured packing
liquid desiccant dehumidifier” Int. J. Energy Research, Vol. 26, No. 12, pp.
1035-1044, 2002.

18.
__M. A. Antar__
and M. A. I. El-Shaarawi, “Effect of viscosity ratio, spin and Reynolds number
on the flow characteristics about a liquid sphere in a gas stream” International
J Numerical Methods in Heat and Fluid Flow,Vol. 12, No. 7, pp. 800-816, 2002.

19.
__M. A. Antar__
and L. C. Thomas, “Heat Transfer Through a Composite Wall with an Evacuated
Rectangular Graybody Radiating Space: A Numerical Solution”, *ASHRAE**
Transactions, *Vol. 110 Part 2, pp.36-45, 2004.

20.
__M. A. Antar__
and M. A. I. El-Shaarawi, “Simultaneous Effect of Rotation and Natural
Convection on the Flow About a Liquid Sphere” Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 40,
pp. 393-399, 2004.

21. M. A. Habib, R. Ben-Mansour and M. A. Antar “Flow field and thermal characteristics in a model of a tangentially fired furnace under different conditions of burner tripping”, Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 41, pp. 909-920, 2005.

22. A. A. Al-Farayedhi, P Gandhidasan, M. A. Antar and M. S. Abdel Gaffar, “Experimental study of an aqueous desiccant mixture system: air dehumidification and desiccant regeneration”, Proc: IMechE Vol. 219 Part A: Power and Energy, pp. 669-680, 2005.

23. I. S. Hussaini. S. M. Zubair and M. A. Antar, "Area Allocation in Multi-zone Feedwater Heater" Enegy Conversion and Management, Energy conversion and Management, Vol. 47, pp. 568-575, 2007.

24. M A. Antar, S. M. Zubair, "The impact of fouling on performance evaluation of multi-zone feedwater heaters", Applied Thermal Engineering Vol. 27, pp 2505–2513, 2007.

25. M. A. Antar, Maged A. El-Shaarawi, "Generation of Entropy due to Forced Convection Fluid Flow About a Solid Sphere", Int. J Exergy, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2008.

26. M. A. Antar, Maged A. El-Shaarawi, “The Entropy Generation for a Rotating Sphere under Uniform Heat Flux Boundary Condition in Forced Convection Flow”, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Heat and Fluid Flow, Vol. 19, No. 3/4, pp. 396-410, 2009.

27. M. A. Antar, “Forced convection flow over a microsphere”, Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 45, pp. 136-146, 2008

28.
M. A. Antar, “Exergy analysis of
conjugate heat transfer through a

building block with multiple enclosed spaces”, Int J. Exergy, Accepted.

29. M. A. Antar and H. Baig, “Conjugate conduction-natural convection heat transfer in a hollow building block” Applied Thermal Engineering ATE, Vol. 29, pp. 3716-3720, 2009.

30. Baig, H., Antar, M. A. and Zubair, S. M., “Performance characteristics of a once through multi stage flash distillation process” Journal of Desalination and Water Treatment,Vol. 13, pp. 174-185, 2010.

31.
G. Prakash Narayan, John H. Lienhard,
Mostafa
H. Elsharqawy, Edward K. Summers, Syed M. Zubair^{ }and M. A. Antar,
“The Potential of Solar-Driven Humidification-Dehumidification Desalination for
Small-Scale Decentralized Water Production”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy
Reviews Journal ,Vol. 14, No. 4., pp. 1187-1201, 2011.

**32.
**M. A.
Antar and S. M. Zubair, “**Performance
evaluation of a solar still in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia—an improved
analysis”, Desalination and water Treatment, Vol. 22, Issues 1-3, pp. 100-110,
2010.**

33. J. H. Lienhard, M. A. Antar, A. Smith, J. Blanco, G. Zaragoza, “Solar Desalination”, Annual Reviews of Heat Transfer, Vol. 15, Article 4659, 2012.

34. Bilal Qureshi, Muhammd Inam, Mohamed Antar and Syed Zubair, "Experimental energetic analysis of a vapor compression refrigeration system with dedicated mechanical subcooling" Applied Energy, In Press

35. M. A. Antar and M. H. Sharqawy, “Experimental investigations on the performance of an air heated humidification–dehumidification desalination system” Desalination and water Treatment, In Press. Published online.

36. Karan H. Mistry, Mohamed A. Antar and John H. Lienhard, “An improved model for multiple effect distillation”, Desalination and Water Treatment, In Press, Published online.

37. E. K. Summers, M.A. Antar, and J. H. Lienhard V “Air Heating Solar Collectors with Integrated Phase-change Energy Storage,” Volume 86, Issue 11, pp. 3417–3429, November 2012.

## Conference Papers

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1.
__M. A. Antar__,
A. A. Al-Farayedhi, and M. A. I. El-Shaarawi,” Transient Heating of a
Circulating Sphere Subjected to a Step Change in Temperature” Al-Azhar Fifth
International Engineering Conference, 19-22 December, p.214, 1997.

2.
__M. A. Antar__,
A. A. Al-Farayedhi, and M. A. I. El-Shaarawi, "Forced Convection Heating of a
Liquid Sphere in a Gas Stream", Proceedings of the Second Trabzon International
Energy and Environment Symposium, Trabzon, Turkey July 26-29, pp. 329-336, 1998.

3.
__M. A. Antar__
and A. A. Al-Farayedhi, "A Simplified Numerical Approach for Solving
Multi-Dimensional Transient Heat Conduction Problems" Proceedings of the Fifth
Saudi Engineering Conference, Umm Al-Qura University, No. 4, pp. 373-381, 1999.

4.
A. A. Al-Farayedhi and __M. A. Antar__, "Burning Rates of Tent's
Fabrics in a Convective Environment" Proceedings of the Fifth Saudi Engineering
Conference, Umm Al-Qura University, No. 4, pp. 493-503, 1999.

5.
__M. A. Antar__ and L. C. Thomas, "Heat Transfer Through a Wall with
an Enclosed Convective and Radiative Space" Workshop on Energy Conservation in
Industrial Applications, KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, Feb. 12-14, 2000.

6.
__M. A. Antar__
and M. A. El-Shaarawi, "Heat Transfer Characteristics of a Solid Sphere"
Presented at the Twelfth International Symposium on Transport Phenomena,
Istanbul, Turkey, July 16-20, 2000.

7.
I. Dincer and __M. A. Antar__," A Generalized Approach for Heat
Transfer Modeling for Regular Shaped Objects Subject to Cooling" Presented at
the Twelfth International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, Istanbul, Turkey,
July 16-20, 2000.

8.
A. A. Al-Farayedhi, P. Gandhidasan and __M. A. Antar__, “Performance
study of heat and mass transfer in a structured packing liquid desiccant
regenerator” Proceeding of the Thirteen International Symposium on Transport
Phenomena, ISTP13 in Victoria, Canada, July 2002, pp. 453-457.

9.
A. Al-Farayedhi, P. Gandhidasan, __M. A. Antar__ and M. S. Abdul
Gaffar “Experimental study of hybrid liquid desiccant based vapor compression
cooling system”, Proceedings of the Sixth Saudi Engineering Conference, KFUPM,
Dhahran, 14-17^{th} December 2002, Vol. 5, pp. 503-515.

10.
__M .A. Antar__
and M. A. I. El-Shaarawi, “Unsteady Flow around a Liquid Sphere”, accepted for
presentation at the 14^{th} International Symposium on Transport
Phenomena, ISTP14, 6-10 July, 2003, Bali, Indonesia.

11. محمد عنتر "أهمية الهواء كمادة عزل حراري" ندوة العزل الحراري وأهمية تطبيقه في دول مجلس التعاون لدول الخليج العربية. الرياض. المملكة العربية السعودية 19-21 ابريل 2004.

12.
M. A. Antar, M. I. El-Shaarawi and M. Gayazullah, “Entropy Generation
Around a Solid Sphere in The Forced convection Regime” Proc., 4^{th}
International Conference on Computational Heat and Mass Transfer, Paris France,
May 17-20, 2005.

13.
__M. A. Antar__
“Multi-Dimensional Effects in Estimating the Heat Loss Across Building
Envelopes” Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Thermal
Engineering Theory and Applications, Al-Ain, UAE 3-6 Jan., 2006.

14. M .A. Antar, "Fluid flow and heat transfer over a micro-sphere", Proceedings of IPACK, 2007, ASME InterPACK '07, July 8-12, 2007, Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA.

15. M.A. Antar and Sahalu Junaido, “Experiences in using technology to implement the seven principles of good practice in education” The second International Conference & Exhibition for Zain e-learning Center, Bahrain 28-30 April, 2008. http://www.econf.uob.edu.bh/admin/Paper/181.swf

16. H. Baig and M. A. Antar, “Conduction / Natural convection analysis of heat transfer across multi-layer building blocks” Proceedings of the Fifth EUROTHERM Conference, 18-22 May 2008, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

17.
M. A. Antar, “Mixed Convection Cooling of a Microsphere”, Proceedings of
the Eleventh** ****
Intersociety
Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems (**ITHERM
2008), Jacksonville, Florida May 28-31, 2008, pp. 1107-1113.

18. S.M. Zubair, and M.A. Antar, “Project-Based Teaching and Learning in Thermo-Fluid Courses,” paper presented at Research in Engineering Education Symposium (REES), Davos, Switzerland, July 7-10, 2008.

19. M. A. Antar and M. A. I. El-Shaarawi, “Entropy generation for a rotating sphere under uniform heat flux condition in mixed-convection flow field” Accepted for presentation at the Sixth international conference for computational heat and mass transfer, ICCHMT, May 18–21, 2009, Guangzhou, CHINA.

20.
M. A. Antar, “The Role of Virtual
Experiments in Applying the Principles of

Good Practice
in Teaching”,
Presented in the First International Conference for Elearning and Distant
Learning, 16-18^{th} March, 2009, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
http://sites.elc.edu.sa/eli2009/Home/session-slides-1

21. M. A. Antar, “Bloom Taxonomy in the E-learning Domain, a Case Study”, accepted for presentation at the Third International Conference & Exhibition for Zain e-learning Center, Bahrain 6-8 April, 2010.

22. A. A. Shabaneh, P. Gandhidasan, M. A. Antar and H. Baig, “Simulation Of HDH Desalination System Using Tilted, Two-Pass Solar Air Heater” Fifteenth International Water Technology Conference, IWTC 15 2011, May 28-31, Alexandria, Egypt.

23.
I. A. Shabaneh, M. A.
Antar^{*}, S. M. Zubair, P. Gandhidasan and M. H. El-Sharqawy,
“Dehumidifier Performance Characteristics Of A HDH Desalination System”,
Proceedings of 9th Water Desalinatino Conference in the Arab World, ARWADEX,
April 17-20 April, 2011, Riyadh Saudi Arabia

24.
Mostafa H. Sharqawy^{1}, Mohamed A. Antar^{1}, Syed M.
Zubair^{1}, John H. Lienhard V., “Mobile Solar Desalination System for
Potable Water Production in Arid and Off-grid Areas”, Proceedings of IDA
Conference, May 2011, Portofino, Italy.

25.
R. Ben-Mansour*, A.B.S. Alquaity, S. Al-Dini, M. Antar, “Turbulent Mixed
convection in horizontal Variable speed bottom-driven and differentially heated
rectangular cavity, Proceedings of the 7^{th} International Conference
on Computational Heat and Mass Transfer, 18-22 Jul; 2011 Istanbul, Turkey.

26.
R. K. Mcgovern, K. V. Bulusu, M. A. Antar And J. H. Lienhard, “One
Dimensional Model Of An Optimum Ejector And Parametric Study Of Ejector
Efficiency”, Proceedings of ECOS 2012 - The 25^{th} International
Conference On Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation And Environmental
Impact Of Energy Systems June 26-29, 2012, Perugia, Italy.

27.
G. P. Narayan, R. K. McGovern, G.P. Thiel, J. A. Miller, M. H. Sharqawy,
S. M. Zubair, M. A. Antar and J. H. Lienhard V, “Status of Humidification
Dehumidification Desalination Systems,,”, IDA World Congress on Desalination and
Water Reuse, Perth, AUSTRALIA, Sept. 2011. *Received Best Paper Award*

28.
Mohamed A. Antar, Islam A. Shabaneh, P.
Gandhidasan, Syed Zubair and Mostafa H. El-Sharqawy, “Experimental
investigations on the performance of an air heated
humidification-dehumidification desalination (HDH) system**”
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Proceedings of the 10th Water Desalination Conference in the Arab World, ARWADEX,
April 8-11, 2012 Riyadh Saudi Arabia

29. B. Y. Yu, T. Honda, G. M. Zak, A. Mitsos, J. Lienhard, K. Mistry, S. Zubair, M. H. Sharqawy, M. Antar, M. C. Yang. (2012). "Prognosis of Component Degradation Under Uncertainty: A Method for Early Stage Design of a Complex Engineering System." Proceedings of the ASME 2012 Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, July 2-4, Nantes, France.