JOURNAL PAPERS:

Dincer, I., and
Sahin, A.Z., “Energy and Exergy analysis of a Drying System”, Int. J. of
Heat and Mass Transfer, submitted for publication.

Oztop, H.F., Sahin,
A.Z., and Dagtekin, I., “Entropy Generation through Hexagonal
CrossSectional Duct for Constant Wall Temperature in Laminar Flow”, Int. J.
of Energy Research, submitted for publication.

Sahin, A.Z.
and Dincer, I., “Incorporation of the Dincer Number into the Moisture
Diffusion Equation”, submitted for publication.

Sahin, A.Z., “Optimal
Insulation of Ducts in Extraterrestrial Applications”, Int. J. of Energy
Research, submitted for publication.

Sahin, A.Z.
and AlGarni, A.Z.,
"Environmental Impact of Hydrogen Energy Use: Environmental, Safety,
Efficiency, Versatility and Economic Aspect of Hydrogen Energy Utilization",
Renewable Energy 2003, An Official Publication of the World Renewable Energy
Network, submitted for publication.

Sahin, A.Z.
and Dincer, I.,
"Determination of Drying Times for Irregular Two and Three Dimensional
Objects", ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, submitted for publication.

Sahin, A.Z.,
“Entropy
Generation and Pumping Power in a Turbulent Fluid Flow through a Smooth Pipe
Subjected to Constant Heat Flux", Exergy, an International Journal,
accepted for publication.

Sahin, A.Z.
and Dincer, I.,
"Graphical Determination of Drying Process and Moisture Transfer Parameters
for Solids Drying", International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 45,
no. 16, pp. 32673273, 2002.

Sahin, A.Z.
and Kalyon, M., “Derivation of the Critical Radius of Insulation in Thermal
Radiation Environment”, Heat and Mass Transfer, submitted for publication.

Dincer, I., Hussain,
M.M., Yilbas, B.S. and Sahin, A.Z. "Development of a new Drying
Correlation for Practical Applications", International Journal of Energy
Research, vol. 26, no. 3, pp. 245251, 2002.

Dincer, I., Hussain,
M.M., Sahin, A.Z. and Yilbas, B.S. "Development of a new Moisture
Transfer (BiRe) Correlation for Food Drying Applications", International
Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 45, no. 8, pp. 17491755, 2002.

Sahin, A.Z.,
Dincer, I., Yilbas, B.S. and Hussain, M.M., "Determination of Drying Times for
Regular MultiDimensional Objects", International Journal of Heat and Mass
Transfer, vol. 45, no. 8, pp. 17571766, 2002.

Bagalagel, S.M. and
Sahin, A.Z., "Design Optimization of Heat Exchangers with High
Viscosity Fluids", International Journal of Energy Research, vol. 26, no.
10, pp. 867880, 2002.

Kalyon, M. and
Sahin, A.Z., "Application of Optimal Control Theory in Pipe Insulation",
Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications, vol. 41 no. 4, pp. 391402,
2002.

AlGarni, A.Z., Ahmed,
S.A., Sahin, A.Z., and AlGarni, A.M., "An Experimental Study of a
65 Degree Delta Wing with Different Pitching Rates", Canadian Aeronautics
and Space Journal, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 8593 , June 2001.

Oturanc, G. and
Sahin, A.Z., “Eigenvalue Analysis of Temperature Distribution in
Composite Walls”, International Journal of Energy Research, vol. 25, pp.
11891196, 2001.

Sahin, A.Z.,
"Finite Time Thermodynamics Analysis of a Solar driven Heat Engine",
International Journal of Exergy, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 122126, 2001.

Kahraman, R., Khan,
K.A., Ali, S.A., Sahin, A.Z., and Yilbas, B.S. "Properties of
Composites of Polycarbonate and a Liquid Crystalline Copolyester", Emirates
Journal for Engineering Research, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 16, 2001.

Sahin, A.Z.,
AlGarni, A.Z.,
and AlFarayedhi, A., “Analysis of a Small Horizontal Axis Wind
Turbine Performance", International Journal of Energy Research, vol. 25,
no. 6, pp. 501506, 2001.

Sahin, A.Z.,
“Wind Energy
and Its Environmental Impact", International Journal of Global Energy
Issues, vol. 15, no. 3/4, pp. 343362, 2001.

AlGarni, A.Z., AlGarni,
A.M., Ahmed, S.A., and Sahin, A.Z., "Flow Control for an Airfoil
with LeadingEdge Rotation: An Experimental Study", AIAA Journal of
Aircraft, vol. 37, no. 4, pp. 617622, JulyAugust 2000.

Sahin, A.Z.,
Zubair, S.M., AlGarni, A.Z., and Kahraman, R., "Effect of Fouling on the
Operational Cost in Pipe Flow due to Entropy Generation", Energy Conversion
and Management, vol. 41, no. 14, pp. 14851496, 2000.

Sahin, A.Z.,
"Optimum Operating Conditions of Solar Driven Heat Engines", Energy
Conversion and Management, vol. 41, no. 13, pp. 13351343, 2000.

Sahin, A.Z.,
and Dincer, I., “Analytical Modeling of Transient PhaseChange Problems”,
International Journal of Energy Research, vol. 24, no. 12, pp. 10291039,
2000.

Sahin, A.Z.,
AlGarni, A.Z.,
Sunar, M., and Kahraman, R., “Thermal Analysis of Antiskid Aircraft Brake
System”, Transactions of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space
Sciences, vol. 42, no. 138, pp. 153158, February 2000.

Sahin, A.Z.,
"Applicability of WindSolar Thermal Hybrid Power Systems in the
Northeastern part of Arabian Peninsula", Energy Sources, Journal of
Extraction, Conversion, and the Environment, vol. 22, no. 9, pp. 845850,
November 2000.

Sahin, A.Z.,
Aksakal, A., and Kahraman, R., "Solar Radiation Availability in the
Northeastern Region of Saudi Arabia", Energy Sources, Journal of
Extraction, Conversion, and the Environment, vol. 22, no. 10, pp. 859864,
December 2000.

Sahin, A.Z.,
“Entropy
Generation in Turbulent Viscous Flow Through a Smooth Duct Subjected to
Constant Wall Temperature", International Journal of Heat and Mass
Transfer, vol. 43, no. 8, pp. 14691478, 2000.

Sahin, A.Z.,
“Effective
Thermal Conductivity of Frost During the
Crystal Growth Period",
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 43, no. 4, pp. 539553,
2000.

Sahin, A.Z.,
“The Effect of
Variable Viscosity on the Entropy Generation and Pumping Power in a Laminar
Fluid Flow Through a Duct Subjected to Constant Heat Flux", Heat and Mass
Transfer, vol. 35, pp. 499506, 1999.

AlGarni, A.Z.,
Sahin, A.Z., and AlFarayedhi, A., “Modeling of Weather
Characteristics and Wind Power in the Eastern Part of
Saudi Arabia",
International Journal of Energy Research, vol. 23, no. 9, pp. 805812, 1999.

Sahin, A.Z.,
and Aksakal, A.,
“A Statistical Analysis of Wind Energy Potential at the Eastern Region
of Saudi
Arabia",
International Journal of Energy Research, vol. 23, no. 10, pp. 909917, 1999.

AlGarni, A.Z.,
Sahin, A.Z., AlGhamdi, A., and AlKaabi, S., "Reliability Analysis of
Airplane Brakes", Quality and Reliability Engineering International, vol.
15, pp. 143150, 1999.

Kahraman, R., Khan,
K.A., Ali, S.A., Hamid, S.H., and Sahin, A.Z., “A Study of the
Effect of Polystyrene Sulfonation on the Performance of Terephthaloyl
ChlorideDihydroxydiphenyl Sulfone Copolymer/Polystryrene System”, Journal
of Materials Engineering and Performance, vol. 7, no. 6, pp. 739746, 1998.

Sahin, A.Z.,
“Theoretical
Limits for Power Generation and Efficiency of Solar Driven Heat Engines”,
Renewable Energy, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 22922295, 1998.

Sahin, A.Z.,
and Aksakal, A., “Wind
Power Energy Potential at the Northeastern Region of
Saudi Arabia”,
Renewable Energy, vol. 14, no. 14, pp. 435440, 1998.

Sahin, A.Z.,
“The Effect of
Viscous Dissipation on the Performance of a Recuperator", International
Journal of Energy Research, vol. 22, pp. 11991204, 1998.

Sahin, A.Z.,
“Irreversibilities
in Various Duct Geometries with Constant Wall Heat Flux and Laminar Flow",
Energy  The International Journal, vol. 23, no. 6, pp. 465473, 1998.

Sahin, A.Z.,
"A Second Law
Comparison for Optimum Shape of Duct Subjected to Constant Wall Temperature
and Laminar Flow", Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 33, pp. 425430, 1998.

Sahin, A.Z.,
"Effect of
Viscosity on Effectiveness of Parallel Flow Heat Exchanger", Energy
Conversion and Management, an International Journal, vol. 39, no. 12, pp.
12331238, 1998.

Sahin, A.Z.,
and AlGarni, A.Z.,
"Transient Temperature Analysis of Airplane Carbon Composite disk Brakes",
AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 283285,
1998. (Technical note).

Sahin, A.Z.,
"Second Law
Analysis of Laminar Viscous Flow Through a Duct Subjected to Constant Wall
Temperature",
ASME Journal of Heat Transfer, vol. 120, no. 1, pp. 7683, February 1998.

Sahin, A.Z.,
Yilbas, B.S.,
Ahmed, M. and Nickel, J., "Analysis of the Friction Welding Process in
Relation to the Welding of Copper and Steel Bars", Journal of Materials
Processing Technology, vol. 82, no. 13, pp. 127136, October 1998.

Sahin, A.Z.,
"Thermodynamic
Design Optimization of a Heat Recuperator", International Communications
in Heat and Mass Transfer, vol. 24, no. 7, pp. 10291038, 1997.

AlGarni, A.Z.,
Sahin, A.Z., and AlFarayedhi, A., "A Reliability Study of Fokker F27
Airplane Brakes", Reliability Engineering and System Safety, vol. 56, pp.
143150, 1997.

Sahin, A.Z.,
"Optimal
Insulation of Structures with Varying Thermal Conductivity",
AIAA Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, vol. 11, no. 2, pp. 153157,
AprilJune 1997.

Sahin, A.Z.,
"A 3D Numerical
Study of Heat Conduction in Friction Welding Process",
Mathematical & Computational Applications, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 111116, 1996.

Sahin, A.Z.,
"Thermodynamics
of Laminar Viscous Flow Through a Duct Subjected to Constant Heat Flux",
ENERGY  The International Journal, vol. 21, no. 12, pp. 11791187, 1996.

Sahin, A.Z.,
"Analysis of
Surface Heating by Induction",
Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, vol. 5, no. 5, pp. 657662,
1996.

Sahin, A.Z.,
"Direct
Resistance and Induction Heating of a Slab With Convective Surfaces",
Warme Und Stoffübertragung, Heat and Mass Transfer, no. 32, pp. 133139,
1996.

Yilbas, B.S.,
Sahin, A.Z., Said, S.A.M., Nickel, J., and Coban A., "Investigation
Into Some Tribological Properties of Plasma Nitrided HotWorked Tool Steel
AISI H11", Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, vol. 5, no.
2, pp. 220224, April 1996.

Yilbas, B.S., AlGarni,
A.Z. and Sahin, A.Z., "Study into a Small Scale Water Driven
Domestic Heat Pump Design and Performance Analysis", Energy Resources,
Journal of Extraction, Conversion, and Environment, vol. 18, pp. 951963,
1996.

Sahin, A.Z.,
Yilbas, B.S. and
AlGarni, A.Z., "Friction Welding of AlAl, AlSteel and SteelSteel
Samples", Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance, vol. 5, no. 1,
pp. 8999, February 1996.

Yilbas, B.S.,
Sahin, A.Z., AlGarni, A.Z., Said, S.A.M., Ahmed, Z., Abdulaleem, B.J. and
Sami, M., “Plasma Nitriding of Ti6Al4V Samples to Improve Some
Tribological Properties", Surface and Coatings Technology, vol. 80, pp.
287292, 1996.

AlGarni, A.Z.,
Sahin, A.Z., and Yilbas, B.S., "Active Cooling of a Hypersonic Plane
Using Hydrogen, Methane, Oxygen and Fluorine", Proceedings of the
Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part G, Journal of Aerospace Engineering,
vol. 210, pp. 917, 1996.

Yilbas, B.S., Sami,
M., Kar, A.K., and Sahin, A.Z., "First and Second Law Efficiencies
of Laser Drilling of Stainless Steel", ENERGY  The International Journal,
vol. 21, no. 3, pp. 197203, 1995.

AlGarni, A.Z.,
Sahin, A.Z., "Designing a Cooling System for an Aerospace Plane Using
H2, CH4, NH3, Kr, and Xe", Canadian Aeronautics and Space Journal, vol.
41, no. 4, pp. 193201, December 1995.

Yilbas, B.S.,
Sahin, A.Z., Ahmad, Z. and Abdulaleem, B.J., “A Study of the Corrosion
Properties of TiN Coated and Nitrided Ti6Al4V", Corrosion Science, vol.
37, no. 10, pp. 16271636, 1995.

Sahin, A.Z.,
"An Analytical
Study of Frost Nucleation and Growth During the Crystal Growth Period",
Warme und
Stoffübertragung, Heat and Mass Transfer, no. 30, pp. 321330, 1995.

AlGarni, A.Z.,
Sahin, A.Z., Yilbas, B.S. and Ahmed, S.A., "Cooling of Aerospace Plane
Using Liquid Hydrogen and Methane", AIAA Journal of Aircraft, vol. 32, no.
3, pp. 539546, MayJune 1995.

Yilbas, B.S.,
Sahin, A.Z., Coban, A. and Abdulaleem, B.J., "Investigation into the
Properties of FrictionWelded Aluminum Bars", Journal of Materials
Processing Technology, Journal Special VolumeAMPT'93, vol. 54, no. 14, pp.
7681, 1995.

Sahin, A.Z.,
Kavranoglu, D. and
Bettayeb, M., "Model Reduction in Numerical Heat Transfer Problems",
Applied Mathematics and Computation, vol. 69, pp. 209225, May 1995.

Yilbas, B.S.,
Sahin, A.Z., Sami, M., Coban, A. and Bozdogan, R. "Study into Laser
Heating of Ti14Al21Nb Alloy to Improve Properties", Optics and Lasers in
Engineering, no 23, pp. 5364, 1995.

Yilbas, B.S.,
Sahin, A.Z., and Davies R., "Laser Heating Mechanism Including
Evaporation Process Initiating the Laser Drilling", International Journal
of Machine Tools and Manufacture, vol. 35, no. 7, pp. 10471062, 1995.

Yilbas, B.S. and
Sahin, A.Z., "Oxygen Assisted Laser Cutting Mechanism  A Laminar
Boundary Layer Approach Including the Combustion Process", Optics and
Laser Technology, vol. 27, no. 3, pp. 175184, 1995.

Yilbas, B.S.,
Sahin, A.Z., Kahraman, N. and AlGarni, A.Z., " Friction Welding of
StAl and AlCu Materials", Journal of Materials Processing Technology,
vol. 49, no. 34, pp. 431443, 1995.

Sahin, A.Z.,
"Analytical
Solutions of Transient Heat Conduction in SemiInfinite Solid with Time
Varying Boundary Conditions by Means of Similarity Transformation",
The International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer Journal, vol. 22,
no. 1, pp. 8997, Jan/February 1995.

Yilbas, B.S. and
Sahin, A.Z., "Laser Heating Mechanism Including Evaporation Process",
The International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer Journal, vol. 21,
no. 4, pp. 509518, July/August 1994.

Yilbas, B.S. and
Sahin, A.Z., "Turbulent Boundary Layer Approach Allowing Chemical
Reactions for CO2 Laser Oxygen Assisted Cutting Process", Proceedings of
the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C, Journal of Mechanical
Engineering Science, Vol. 208, pp. 275284, 1994.

Sahin, A.Z.,
"An
Experimental Study on the Initiation and Growth of Frost Formation on a
Horizontal Plate",
Experimental Heat Transfer, An International Journal, vol. 7, no. 2, pp.
101119, AprilJune 1994.

Yilbas, B.S. and
Sahin, A.Z., "Laser Pulse Optimization for Practical Laser Drilling",
Optics and Lasers in Engineering, no. 20, pp. 311323, 1994.

Sahin, A.Z.,
Yilbas, B.S. and
AlGarni, A.Z., "Transient Heat Conduction in a Slab During Direct
Resistance and Induction Heating", The International Communications in
Heat and Mass Transfer Journal, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 199206, March/April 1994.

Yilbas, B.S. and
Sahin, A.Z., "An Approach to Convergency of Kinetic Theory to Fourier
Theory in Relation to Laser Heating Process", Japanese Journal of Applied
Physics, vol. 32, Part 1, No. 12A, pp. 56465651, December 1993.

Yilbas, B.S., and
Sahin, A.Z., "Heating Mechanism in Relation to the Laser Machining
Process", Pramana Journal of Physics, Vol. 41, No. 5, pp. 453465,
November 1993.

Sahin, A.Z.,
"Transient Heat
Conduction in SemiInfinite Solid with Spatially Decaying Exponential Heat
Generation", International Comm. Heat and Mass Transfer Journal, vol. 19,
no. 3, pp. 349358, May/June 1992.

Sahin, A.Z.,
"Density of Frost Layer During the Crystal Growth Period", The Arabian
J. for Science and Engineering, vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 485493, Nov. 1991,
(Technical note).

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