Effects of Absorber Geometric Pattern on the Thermal Performance of a Solar Water Heating System

Farayi Musharavati

Qatar University

Farayi Musharavati holds a BTech (hons) degree in MechanicalEngineering, MSc. in Manufacturing Systems, and an MSc. in Renewable Energy. He obtained a PhD in Manufacturing Systems from University Putra Malaysia. He is an Associate Professor in the Departmentof Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Qatar University. He worked as a Research Fellow on Applications of Computational Intelligence. He has participated in five NPRPprojects, six UREP projects funded by Qatar Foundation. His research interests are in Energy and the Environment, Applications of Computational Intelligence, Manufacturing and Materials Engineering, Design, Sustainability, Life Cycle Assessment(LCA), and Simulation and Modelling


The effects of a multichannel absorber geometric pattern on thermal performance of a solar water heating system was investigated. Research has shown that the water flow pattern inside the absorber is determined by the... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Farayi Musharavati (Qatar University)
  2. Khaled Ibrahim (Qatar University)
  3. Rahib Khan (Qatar University)
  4. Samer Gowid (Qatar University)

Topic Area

Photovoltaic and solar energy systems


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