International Journal of Thermal and Environmental Engineering


  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • EDITOR-IN-CHIEF: Prof. Dr. Isam Janajreh. Khalifa University UAE
  • Medium: Online
  • ISSN: 1923-7316
  • Country: Canada

The International Journal of Thermal and Environmental Engineering (IJTEE) is a high-quality scientific journal devoted to fields of Thermal and Environmental Engineering It aims to provide a highly readable and valuable addition to the literature which will serve as an indispensable reference tool for years to come. The coverage of the journal includes all new theoretical and experimental findings in the fields of Thermal and Environmental Engineering or closely related fields. The journal also encourages the submission of critical review articles covering advances in recent research of such fields as well as technical notes.

INTRODUCTION

The Editor-in-Chief and the Editorial Board are very committed to build the Journal as one of the leading international journals in Thermal and Environmental Engineering in the next few years. With the support of the International Association for Sharing Knowledge and Sustainability (IASKS), it is expected that a heavy resource to be channeled into the Journal to establish its international reputation. The Journal’s reputation will be enhanced from arrangements with several organizers of international conferences in publishing selected best papers of the conference proceedings. The journal is planning to publish 4 issues per year.

AIMS AND SCOPE

The International Journal of Thermal and Environmental Engineering (IJTEE) is a refereed international journal to be of interest and use to all those concerned with research in various fields of, or closely related to Thermal and Environmental Engineering disciplines. The International Journal of Thermal and Environmental Engineering (IJTEE) aims to provide a highly readable and valuable addition to the literature which will serve as an indispensable reference tool for years to come. The coverage of the journal includes all new theoretical and experimental findings in the fields of Thermal and Environmental Engineering or closely related fields. The journal also encourages the submission of critical review articles covering advances in recent research of such fields as well as technical notes.


Latest Articles of IJTEE

A shelf-life model considering mechanical injury and natural decay to optimize fresh fruit distribution

IJTEE, Volume-18 , Issue 2 (2021), PP 89 - 99

Published: 02 Sep 2021

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.18.02.005

by Damrongpol Kamhangwong, Aicha Sekhari, Gilles Neubert from Université Lumière Lyon 2, Lyon, France and Emlyon Business School, Saint-Étienne, France.

Abstract: This paper develops a specific quality attribute model considering mechanical injury (MI) and natural decay (ND) in fresh fruit, for problem solving i read more...

Keywords: fresh fruit quality; fresh fruit distribution; shelf-life model; quality loss; multi-objective decision-making


Numerical simulation of multiphase flow at fracture intersections

IJTEE, Volume-18 , Issue 2 (2021), PP 79 - 88

Published: 02 Sep 2021

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.18.02.004

by Wenjuan Zhang, Isam Janajreh, Mohammed Al Kobaisi from Department of petroleum engineering, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE and Department of Mechanical Engineering, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abstract: Various models of simulating immiscible multiphase flow in a simple fracture intersection is compared numerically in this work. The first two models a read more...

Keywords: Fracture modeling, Darcy’s law,Navier-Stokes equation, volume of fluid


Comparative Life Cycle Assessment of Paper and Computer Based Exams

IJTEE, Volume-18 , Issue 2 (2021), PP 71 - 77

Published: 02 Sep 2021

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.18.02.003

by Muhammad Imran, Salah Elaskari, Abdulmajeed Eid Albalawi from University of Tabuk, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia, 71491 and American International University, Al Jahra, Kuwait

Abstract: Universities around the globe consume large number of papers every year for educational and administrative purposes. A major portion of these papers a read more...

Keywords: LCA; Paper-based exam; Computer-based exam; Environmental impact


Experimental Investigation of Remote Vibration Sensing with Locally-Powered Devices

IJTEE, Volume-18 , Issue 2 (2021), PP 70 - 70

Published: 02 Sep 2021

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.18.02.002

by Saeed k. Al Nuaimi, Manish K. Singh from Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, United Arab Emirates University, Al Ain, UAE and Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Minnesota , Minneapolis MN 55455,USA

Abstract: Self-power sensors at multiple places in a network will be required for advanced wireless communication infrastructure, which comprises remote sensing read more...

Keywords: Smart sensors; Energy harvesting;Internet of Things; Vibration sensing; Wireless transmission


RANS Based Numerical Simulation of Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine

IJTEE, Volume-18 , Issue 2 (2021), PP 57 - 63

Published: 02 Sep 2021

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.18.02.001

by Liu Su, Isam Janajreh from Department of Mechanical Engineering, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abstract: A three-dimensional (3D) Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) model has been developed in this work to study 3.5kW Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine (HAWT). read more...

Keywords: CFD, HAWT, SRF, SST k -ω, Wall modeling


Investigating the Potential of Salinity Gradient Solar Pond as a Thermal Energy Storage System for Lahore Pakistan

IJTEE, Volume-18 , Issue 2 (2021), PP 101 - 105

Published: 23 Aug 2022

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.18.02.006

by Muhammad Ali, Ussama Ali, Muhammad Tayyab Qureshi, Muhammad Lolak from The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan and University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan

Abstract: This work is an attempt to experimentally study the ability of solar pond to store the thermal energy in the form of heat, and to explore the potentia read more...

Keywords: Solar thermal energy, Salinity gradient, Solar pond; Energy mix, Thermal storage


An Intelligent Technique for Fault Analysis in Smart Grids

IJTEE, Volume-18 , Issue 1 (2021), PP 45 - 56

Published: 06 Dec 2021

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.18.01.006

by Reem Alameri, Muhammad Munir, Sajid Hussain, Ali Al Alili, Ehab El-Sadaany from Department of Mechanical Engineering, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, PO Box 12778, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, TELUS Telecommunication Inc., 3777 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC, CANADA V5H 3Z7, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, PO Box 127788, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Abstract: Power systems are moving towards smart grids through the incorporation of new digital technologies and equipment that increases the system complexity. read more...

Keywords: Fault detection, Classification, Bayesian Belief Networks, Supervised Machine Learning


Prospect of Renewable Energy due to COVID-19 and Opportunity for Transition to Future Fuels

IJTEE, Volume-18 , Issue 1 (2021), PP 35 - 44

Published: 01 Dec 2021

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.18.01.005

by Haider Ali khan, Muhammed Zafar Khan, Chaouki Ghanai, Isam Janajreh from Department of Mechanical Engineering, Khalifa University, Abu Dhabi, UAE, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Cochin University of Science and Technology, India, Sustainable & Renewable Energy Engineering Department, University of Sharjah, UAE

Abstract: Renewable energy is the energy of the future because it is the best long-term alternative for fossil fuels, which are facing numerous issues, particul read more...

Keywords: Renewable energy, COVID-19, Greener fuels


Experimental Investigation of Performance and Emissions of Spark Ignition Engine Fueled with Blends of HHO Gas with Gasoline and CNG

IJTEE, Volume-18 , Issue 1 (2021), PP 27 - 34

Published: 01 Dec 2021

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.18.01.004

by Muhammad Shahid Farooq, Ussama Ali, Muhammad Mubashir Farid, Tanveer Mukhtar from Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, 54890, Pakistan, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Lahore Leads University, Lahore, 54890, Pakistan

Abstract: Fossil fuels are widely used all over the world to power the motor vehicles. Due to superfluous consumption of these fuels, their reservoirs are deple read more...

Keywords: hydroxy gas, HHO, fuel blend, engine performance, exhaust emissions


DSSNet Framework - Analysis of Combined Simulation and Emulation Results for Smart Grid Planning and Evaluation: A Survey

IJTEE, Volume-18 , Issue 1 (2021), PP 19 - 25

Published: 01 Dec 2021

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.18.01.003

by Usman Arshad, Muhammad Adnan , Farooq Mustafa Joyia, Waqas Nazir Awan, Muhammad Ali, Tayaba Abbasi from Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, Department of Technology, The University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan, Department of Electrical and Communication Engineering, United Arab Emirates University, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abstract: The recent advancements in power sector and technological revolution have enabled an environment for scientist and researchers to explore this area in read more...

Keywords: Smart Grid, DSSNet, SDN Emulator, Power Simulator, ONOS, OpenDSS


Comparison of Physio-Chemical Characteristics of Different Compost Samples

IJTEE, Volume-18 , Issue 1 (2021), PP 09 - 17

Published: 01 Dec 2021

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.18.01.002

by Tayyab Qureshi, Hafiz Muhammad Shoaib, Ussama Ali, Muhammad Hamid Siddiqi, Muhammad Asif Hussain, Hafiz Umair Lateef from University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, Department of Advanced Materials Technology, Faculty of Chemistry, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology, Wybrzeze Wyspianskiego 27, PL 50-370, Wroclaw, PL, Poland, School of Energy and Power Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, Department of Metallurgical and Material Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, School of Automation, Electrical Engineering Department, North Western Polytechnical University, Xi'an, China

Abstract: The objective of the current study was to compare and analyze physiochemical characteristics of compost samples and determination of solid waste being read more...

Keywords: Smart Grid, DSSNet, SDN Emulator, Power Simulator, ONOS, OpenDSS


Comparative Analysis of Nanofluid Coolant in a Car Radiator using CFD

IJTEE, Volume-18 , Issue 1 (2021), PP 00 - 08

Published: 01 Dec 2021

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.18.01.001

by Muhammad Shahid Farooq, Muhammad Mubashir Farid, Ussama Ali, Tanveer Mukhtar from Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, 54890, Pakistan and Department of Mechanical Engineering, Lahore Leads University, Lahore, 54890, Pakistan

Abstract: A computational analysis was performed to ascertain the effect of nanofluids on heat transfer in a flat tube heat exchanger of a car radiator. The nan read more...

Keywords: Flat tube heat exchanger, Nanoparticles, Convection heat transfer coefficient, Nanofluids, Heat transfer, CFD