volume-01-Issue 2 (2010)

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Performances Assessment of Natural Refrigerants as Substitutes to CFC and HCFC in Hot Climate

IJTEE, volume-01, Issue 2 (2010) , PP 125 - 130

Published: 26 Jan 2010

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.01.02.008

by M. Boumaza from Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia

Abstract: Due to the environmental concerns ozone depletion potential (ODP) and global warming potential (GWP) of the existing refrigerants, industry and resear read more...

Keywords: refrigerants, substitutes, environment, ozone, performances.

Potential for Wind-Powered Desalination Systems in Jordan

IJTEE, volume-01, Issue 2 (2010) , PP 109 - 123

Published: 26 Jan 2010

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.01.02.007

by Mousa S. Mohsen from Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hashemite University, Zarqa 13115, Jordan

Abstract: Desalination systems driven by renewable energies are limited, and they usually have a limited capacity. They only represent about 0.02% of total desa read more...

Keywords: Wind-Powered Desalination, RO Desalination, Renewable Energy, Jordan

Water-Surrogate Fuel Emulsion Combustion Effect on CO and NOX Emissions

IJTEE, volume-01, Issue 2 (2010) , PP 99 - 108

Published: 26 Jan 2010

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.01.02.006

by Abdulaziz H. El-Sinawi from College of Engineering, King Faisal University, Al-Ahsa, 31982, Saudi Arabia

Abstract: Water emulsified fuel is one of the few promising emission reduction techniques with the potential to reduce NOX in diesel engines. little effort has read more...

Keywords: water-surrogate fuel emulsion, combustion, CO and NOx emissions

Investigation on the Effect of Operating Parameters on the Performance of Solar Desiccant Cooling System Using Artificial Neural Networks

IJTEE, volume-01, Issue 2 (2010) , PP 91 - 98

Published: 26 Jan 2010

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.01.02.005

by El-Shafei B. Zeidan, Ayman A. Aly, Ahmed M. Hamed from Department of Mechanical engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Taif University, Al-Hawyah, PO Box 888, Saudi Arabia

Abstract: A multiple-layer artificial neural network (ANN) model has been applied to study the performance of a solar liquid desiccant dehumidification/regenera read more...

Keywords: Solar energy, dehumidification/regeneration, absorption, liquid desiccant, ANN, back propagation algorithm

Solar Assisted Gasification: Systematic Analysis and Numerical Simulation

IJTEE, volume-01, Issue 2 (2010) , PP 81 - 90

Published: 26 Jan 2010

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.01.02.004

by Isam Janajreh, Shabbar Syed, Rana Qudaih, Ilham Talab from Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, P.O. Box 54224

Abstract: Hybrid solar thermo-chemical conversion process is a viable route to produce clean fuel using any carbonaceous material as feedstock and solar radiati read more...

Keywords: CO2 emission, entrain flow gasifier, solar gasification, thermo-chemical

Concept of Overall Thermal Transfer Value (OTTV) in Design of Building Envelope to Achieve Energy Efficiency

IJTEE, volume-01, Issue 2 (2010) , PP 75 - 80

Published: 26 Jan 2010

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.01.02.003

by J. Vijayalaxmi from Department of Architecture, School of Architecture and Planning, Anna University, Chennai, India- 600025

Abstract: Design of energy efficient buildings is the quickest way to reduce energy consumption. The skin of the building acts as a barrier between the indoor e read more...

Keywords: Air-Conditioned, Energy Efficiency, Energy Intensive, OTTV, Thermal Performance

Energy Rating Windows for Residential Buildings

IJTEE, volume-01, Issue 2 (2010) , PP 67 - 74

Published: 26 Jan 2010

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.01.02.002

by K. Hassouneh, A. AlShboul, and A. Al-Salaymeh from Architecture Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Univ. of Jordan, Amman 11942, Jordan, Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Jordan, Amman 11942, Jordan

Abstract: The present paper describes an example of an energy rating windows for residential buildings in Jordan. It focuses on the thermal properties of the av read more...

Keywords: Rating Windows, Residential Buildings, Energy Balance

Economic Analysis of Hybrid Renewable Model for Subtropical Climate

IJTEE, volume-01, Issue 2 (2010) , PP 57 - 65

Published: 26 Jan 2010

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.01.02.001

by GM Shafiullah, Amanullah M.T. Oo, ABM Shawkat Ali, Dennis Jarvis, Peter Wolfs from Faculty of Sciences, Engineering & Health, CQ University, Australia, QLD-4702, Faculty of Arts, Business, Informatics & Education, CQ University, Australia, QLD-4702, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Curtin University of Technology, Australia, WA-6845

Abstract: Current power systems create environmental impacts due to utilization of fossil fuels, especially coal, as carbon dioxide is emitted into the atmosphe read more...

Keywords: Renewable Energy, Smart Grid, HOMER, Performances Metrics, Sensitivity Analysis.