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

Assessment of ultrasound assisted coalescence of water-in-crude oil emulsion: Influence of piezoelectric transducer material under batch and continuous conditions

IJTEE, Volume-19 , Issue 1 (2022), PP 47 - 54

Published: 26 Oct 2022

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.19.01.006

by Idowu Adeyemi, Mahmoud Meribout, Lyes Khezzar, Nabil Kharoua, Khalid AlHammadi from Department of Mechanical Engineering, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, P.O. Box 127788, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, P.O. Box 127788, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, and Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ecole Nationale Polytechnique de Constantine, Constantine, Algeria

Abstract: In this work, the potentiality of lead free ultrasound (US) materials towards crude oil emulsion demulsification was assessed. The assessment is cruci read more...

Keywords: Piezoelectric transducer, Ultrasound, Coalescence, Demulsification, Lead free, Crude Oil Emulsion


Thermoacoustic Refrigeration: Short Review

IJTEE, Volume-19 , Issue 1 (2022), PP 29 - 45

Published: 26 Oct 2022

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.19.01.005

by Omar Ahmed Al-Mufti and Isam Janajreh from Department of Mechanical Engineering, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abstract: Thermoacoustic is the science that studies the conversion of the heat into acoustical sound and vice versa. The conversion of heat to acoustic power i read more...

Keywords: Thermoacoustic engine; Thermoacoustic refrigerator; Thermal and viscous penetration depth; Standing and traveling wave


Thermal Investigation of Nanofluids in Heat Exchanger Tubes using Two-Phase Approach

IJTEE, Volume-19 , Issue 1 (2022), PP 23 - 28

Published: 19 Sep 2022

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.19.01.004

by M Mubashir Farid, Samia Sadaf, M Shahid Farooq, Ussama Ali from Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology Lahore, Pakistan

Abstract: This paper investigates the effect of nanofluids in a flat-tube heat exchanger on the heat transfer under the influence of constant heat flux using co read more...

Keywords: Flat tube, Heat transfer coefficient, Two-phase approach, Nanofluids


Parametric Sensitivity of Water Collection on Desiccant Coated Heat Exchanger

IJTEE, Volume-19 , Issue 1 (2022), PP 15 - 22

Published: 19 Sep 2022

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.19.01.003

by Muna AlQaydi, Md Islam, Isam Janajreh from Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abstract: Atmospheric water harvesting (AWH) is used to address the current scarcity of fresh water. Sorption-based AWH technology using desiccant coated heat e read more...

Keywords: Cooling Load, Air-Conditioning, Desiccant coated heat exchanger, Atmospheric water collection


Numerical Simulation of Laminar Flow Over a Transversely Oscillating Circular Cylinder

IJTEE, Volume-19 , Issue 1 (2022), PP 07 - 13

Published: 19 Sep 2022

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.19.01.002

by Ussama Ali, Ayoola Brimmo, Md Islam, Isam Janajreh from Department of Mechanical Engineering, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE and Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, 54890, Pakistan

Abstract: Two-dimensional low Reynolds number flow (Re = 100) over a transversely oscillating circular cylinder placed in a uniform stream is numerically invest read more...

Keywords: Forced transverse oscillations, Unsteady flow, Lift and drag coefficients, Vortex shedding pattern


Effect of Building Orientation on The Cooling Load: The UAE Case Study

IJTEE, Volume-19 , Issue 1 (2022), PP 01 - 05

Published: 19 Sep 2022

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.19.01.001

by Ahmad Hasan, Md Islam, Isam Janajreh from Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abstract: UAE’s climate is considered one of the hottest and humid regions in the world, making air conditioning systems essential in each house nearly all ye read more...

Keywords: Cooling Load, Building Orientation, Air-Conditioning


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