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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering D-index 33 Citations 6,955 124 World Ranking 957 National Ranking 13

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Thermodynamics
  • Botany
  • Mechanics

His main research concerns Nusselt number, Mechanics, Thermodynamics, Nanofluid and Heat transfer. His research integrates issues of Natural convection, Lewis number, Thermophoresis and Boundary layer in his study of Nusselt number. He studied Boundary layer and Magnetohydrodynamics that intersect with Slip.

His Mechanics study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Partial differential equation and Classical mechanics. Waqar A. Khan has included themes like Convection and Buoyancy in his Nanofluid study. His Heat transfer research includes themes of Thermal conductivity, Boundary value problem, Homotopy analysis method and Heat sink.

His most cited work include:

  • Boundary-layer flow of a nanofluid past a stretching sheet (1133 citations)
  • Buoyancy effects on MHD stagnation point flow and heat transfer of a nanofluid past a convectively heated stretching/shrinking sheet (264 citations)
  • MHD boundary layer flow and heat transfer of nanofluids over a nonlinear stretching sheet: A numerical study (219 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary areas of investigation include Mechanics, Heat transfer, Thermodynamics, Nanofluid and Nusselt number. His Mechanics study incorporates themes from Boundary value problem and Porous medium. His Heat transfer study also includes

  • Heat sink and related Thermal resistance,
  • Thermal conductivity which connect with Thermal conduction.

In general Thermodynamics, his work in Mass transfer, Convection, Convective heat transfer and Churchill–Bernstein equation is often linked to Heat generation linking many areas of study. His research in Nanofluid tackles topics such as Partial differential equation which are related to areas like Ordinary differential equation. In his study, Stagnation point and Lewis number is strongly linked to Prandtl number, which falls under the umbrella field of Nusselt number.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Mechanics (67.02%)
  • Heat transfer (37.19%)
  • Thermodynamics (34.74%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2019-2021)?

  • Mechanics (67.02%)
  • Nanofluid (33.68%)
  • Nusselt number (32.98%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Waqar A. Khan mostly deals with Mechanics, Nanofluid, Nusselt number, Magnetohydrodynamics and Thermal radiation. His work carried out in the field of Mechanics brings together such families of science as Magnetohydrodynamic drive and Porous medium. The subject of his Nanofluid research is within the realm of Heat transfer.

His Nusselt number research incorporates elements of Parasitic drag, Mass transfer and Partial differential equation. His research on Thermal radiation also deals with topics like

  • Radiative transfer which intersects with area such as Boundary value problem,
  • Porosity which is related to area like Communication channel, Applied mathematics and Entropy production. His research on Boundary layer concerns the broader Thermodynamics.

Between 2019 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Cu–Al 2 O 3 –H 2 O hybrid nanofluid flow with melting heat transfer, irreversibility analysis and nonlinear thermal radiation (18 citations)
  • Effects of volume fraction on water-based carbon nanotubes flow in a right-angle trapezoidal cavity: FEM based analysis (14 citations)
  • Non-Newtonian fluid flow around a Y-shaped fin embedded in a square cavity (14 citations)

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Best Publications

Boundary-layer flow of a nanofluid past a stretching sheet

W.A. Khan;I. Pop.
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (2010)

1453 Citations

Buoyancy effects on MHD stagnation point flow and heat transfer of a nanofluid past a convectively heated stretching/shrinking sheet

O.D. Makinde;W.A. Khan;Z.H. Khan.
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (2013)

385 Citations

MHD boundary layer flow and heat transfer of nanofluids over a nonlinear stretching sheet: A numerical study

F. Mabood;W.A. Khan;A.I.M. Ismail.
Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Materials (2015)

300 Citations

Convection heat transfer from tube banks in crossflow: Analytical approach

W.A. Khan;J.R. Culham;M.M. Yovanovich.
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (2006)

249 Citations

Natural convection flow of a nanofluid over a vertical plate with uniform surface heat flux

W.A. Khan;A. Aziz.
International Journal of Thermal Sciences (2011)

215 Citations

Optimization of plate fin heat sinks using entropy generation minimization

W.A. Khan;J.R. Culham;M.M. Yovanovich.
IEEE Transactions on Components and Packaging Technologies (2001)

215 Citations

Free convection boundary layer flow past a horizontal flat plate embedded in porous medium filled by nanofluid containing gyrotactic microorganisms

A. Aziz;W.A. Khan;I. Pop.
International Journal of Thermal Sciences (2012)

191 Citations

Fluid flow and heat transfer of carbon nanotubes along a flat plate with Navier slip boundary

W. A. Khan;Z. H. Khan;M. Rahi.
Applied Nanoscience (2014)

167 Citations

Non-aligned MHD stagnation point flow of variable viscosity nanofluids past a stretching sheet with radiative heat

W.A. Khan;O.D. Makinde;Z.H. Khan.
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (2016)

163 Citations

N-Transform - Properties and Applications

Zafar H. Khan;Waqar. A. Khan.
NUST Journal of Engineering Sciences (2008)

163 Citations

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Profile was last updated on December 6th, 2021.
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