Applications of First and Second Laws to thermal systems including gas turbine, and internal and external combustion engines. Vapor cycles, including supercritical binary and combined cycles, regeneration and recuperation, gas compression, refrigeration and gas liquefaction. Analysis of thermal processes, including available energy and availability, irreversibility, effectiveness. Laboratory work in air compressors, internal combustion engines, furnaces, heat pumps, and gas turbines.
Properties of a fluid, basic flow analysis techniques, fluid kinematics, hydrostatics, manometry, pressure distribution in rigid body motion of a fluid, control volume analysis, conservation of mass, linear and angular momentum, Bernoulli and energy equations, dimensional analysis, viscous flow in pipes, flow metering devices, external flows, estimation of lift and drag, turbo-machinery, open channel flow.
Fundamental laws of the thermodynamics of mechanical, thermal and chemical equilibrium systems; thermodynamic properties of materials including multiphase, multicomponent systems with gaseous chemical reactions; analysis of thermodynamic systems (open and closed) based primarily on the first and second laws.
Introduction to the application of engineering analysis techniques and mathematical principles of mechanical engineering. In addition to analytical and computational techniques, case studies and project-based examples will be given.
Fundamental modes of heat transfer; conduction, thermal resistance, extended surface with variable cross-section area, application of analytical, numerical and analog methods to the steady and unsteady state; convection, fluid flow and elementary boundary layer theory, dimensional analysis, forced convection for internal and external flows, natural convection, laminar and turbulent flow correlation formulas, condensation and boiling; radiation, physical foundations, radiative properties of surfaces, enclosure radiation, view factors, electrical analogy, gas radiation.
Introduction to fluid mechanics and heat transfer; design of piping systems; selection of pumps; analysis and design of heat exchangers; modeling and simulation of thermal systems; system optimization and design; case studies.
Fundamental concepts of particle statics, equivalent force systems, equilibrium of rigid bodies, analysis of trusses and frames, forces in beam and machine parts, stress and strain, tension, shear and bending moment, flexure, combined loading, energy methods, statically indeterminate structures.
School: Schaefer School of Engineering & Science
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Program: Mechanical Engineering
Research & Education
Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, 1985
M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, 1983
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, 1980
Thermal transport in micro/nano systems
Sustainable energy systems
Innovative microelectronics cooling techniques
Multi-disciplinary design and optimization in electronics and MEMS packaging
Thermal convection and fluid dynamics in porous media
Experience & Service
Associate Technical Editor for Journal of Porous Media
Technical Editor for Applied Mechanics Reviews
Associate Technical Editor for ASME Journal of Electronic Packaging
Member of ASME Committee on Environmental Heat Transfer
Reviewer for ASME Journals and Conferences and other Journals
Book reviewer for ASME Journal of Electronic Packaging and for Applied Mechanics Reviews
Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate Program Director;
Member of School of Engineering Education and Assessment Committee;
Chair of Institute Undergraduate Curriculum Committee
Member of Institute Graduate Curriculum Committee
Member of Academic Planning and Resources Committee
Achievements & Professional Societies
Honors & Awards
Recipient of Alexander Humphreys Distinguished Teaching Award, Stevens Institute of Technology, 2003
Recipient of Jess H. Davis Memorial Research Award, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1995
Recipient of NSF travel grant to participate in NSF-sponsored workshop titled:"Frontiers in Transport Phenomena Research & Education: Energy Systems, Security, IT and Nanotechnology," University of Connecticut, May 2007.
Recipient of Dean's Recognition for Excellence in Teaching, Stevens Institute of Technology, 1995, 1997, 1998
Recipient of Stevens Research Initiation Grant, 1987.
American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE)
Vafai, K. and Hadim, H.. (2000). Handbook of Porous Media, Marcell Dekker Inc.
Hadim, H., and Vafai, K.. (2000). "Overview of Current Computational Studies of Heat Transfer in Porous Media and Their Applications - Forced Convection and Multiphase Heat Transfer", W.J. Minkowycz and E.M. Sparrow (eds.), Advances in Numerical Heat Transfer, Vol. 2, Chapter 9, pp. 291-330,, Taylor & Francis, New York.
Hadim, H. and Suwa, T.. (2008). "Integrated Multidisciplinary Design and Optimization Methodologies in Electronics Packaging: State-of-the-Art Review", ASME Journal of Electronic Packaging, Vol. 130, No. 3, pp. 1-10.
Suwa, T., and Hadim, H.. (2008). "Multidisciplinary Heat Generating Logic Block Placement Optimization Using Genetic Algorithm", Microelectronics Journal, Vol. 39, No. 6, pp. 1200-1208.
Suwa, T., and Hadim, H.. (2007). "Multidisciplinary Placement Optimization of Heat Generating Electronic Components on Printed Circuit Boards", ASME Journal of Electronic Packaging, Vol. 129, No. 1, pp. 90-97.
Suwa, T., and Hadim, H.. (2007). "Multidisciplinary Electronic Package Design and Optimization Methodology Based on Genetic Algorithm", IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 402-410.
Suwa, T., and Hadim, H.. (2007). "Multidisciplinary Placement Optimization of Heat Generating Electronic Component on a Printed Circuit Board in an Enclosure", IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technologies, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 402-410.
Hadim, H.. (2006). "Non-Darcy Natural Convection of a Non-Newtonian Fluid in a Porous Cavity", International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 33, No. 10, pp. 1179-1189.
Chen, G., and Hadim, H.A... (1999). "Forced Convection of a Power Law Fluid in a Porous Channel - Integral Solutions", Journal of Porous Media.. 2 (1), 59-69.
Chen, G., and Hadim, H.A.. (1999). "Numerical Study of Three-Dimensional Non-Darcy Forced Convection in a Square Porous Duct", International Journal of Numerical Methods for Heat and Fluid Flow.. 9 (2), 151-169.
Chen, G., and Hadim, H.A.. (1997). "Numerical Study of Non-Darcy Forced Convection in a Packed Bed Saturated with a Power Law Fluid", Journal of Porous Media.. 1 (2), 147 - 157.
Hadim, H., Chassapis, C., Pochiraju, K., Vaccari, D., Sheppard, K., Korfiatis, G.P.. (2005). "Mechanical Engineering Program Assessment in the Schaefer School of Engineering at Stevens Institute of Technology", Proc. of the 2005 ASEE Conference, Educational Research Methods, Session No. 0266.
Chen, G., and Hadim, H.A.. (1998). "Forced Convection of a Power Law Fluid a Porous Channel – Numerical Solutions", Heat and Mass Transfer. 34 221-228.
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