volume-03-Issue 1 (2011)

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Control of a DC/DC Buck Converter by Fuzzy Logic of a Pumping Solar System

IJTEE, volume-03, Issue 1 (2011) , PP 53 - 57

Published: 27 Jan 2011

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.03.01.009

by N. Mazouz, A. Midoun from Laboratory of Power Electronics and Solar Energy. Department of Electronics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, University of Sciences and Technology of Oran. BP 1505 El M’naouer 31000, Oran, Algeria

Abstract: The exploitation of the solar energy is very significant for Algeria (a very sunny country). Moreover, the dryness phenomenon in this country imposes read more...

Keywords: Pumping, Fuzzy Logic, MPPT, Photovoltaic array, Cyclic Ratio, DC Converter.

Design, Construction and Operation of Solar Heating Coil

IJTEE, volume-03, Issue 1 (2011) , PP 47 - 51

Published: 27 Jan 2011

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.03.01.008

by R. Abu-Mallouh, O. Badran, S. Abdallah, Y. Abdellatif from Applied Sciences University, Amman 11931, Jordan, Al-Balqa Applied University, Amman, Jordan

Abstract: In this work a novel design of a solar heating system is suggested, which is the solar heating coil. A computerized sun tracking system was used for r read more...

Keywords: solar heating coil, sun tracking

Adaptive Prediction of the Performance of a Photovoltaic Solar Integrated System

IJTEE, volume-03, Issue 1 (2011) , PP 43 - 46

Published: 27 Jan 2011

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.03.01.007

by Moh’d Sami Ashhab from Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Hashemite University, Zarqa, 13115, Jordan

Abstract: The performance of an experimental photovoltaic (PV) solar system is predicted using adaptive artificial neural networks (ANNs). The performance of th read more...

Keywords: : PV Solar System, Adaptive Algorithm, Neural Networks

Global Climate Changes and Effects on Urban Climate of Urban Green Spaces

IJTEE, volume-03, Issue 1 (2011) , PP 37 - 41

Published: 27 Jan 2011

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.03.01.006

by Serpil Onder, Sukru Dursun from Selcuk University, Agriculture Faculty, Department of Landscape Architecture, Konya, Turkey, Selcuk University, Engineering Faculty, Environmental Engineering Department, Konya, Turkey

Abstract: Global climate change and drought are major threats of our age. The future of earth ecosystems is increasingly dependent on the patterns of urban grow read more...

Keywords: Global climate change, urban ecology, urban green spaces.

Proposed Energy Saving Techniques for Multi-Apartment Buildings in Jordan

IJTEE, volume-03, Issue 1 (2011) , PP 27 - 36

Published: 27 Jan 2011

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.03.01.005

by N. Beithou, Y. Abdellatif, M. Al-Taani, M. Abu Hilal from Engineering Faculty, Applied Science University, Amman 11931, Jordan, Engineering Faculty, Alnajah University, Palestine

Abstract: During the last decade and as a result of the significant increase in the population of Jordan, multi-apartment buildings became the most dominant bui read more...

Keywords: Energy Management, Multi-Apartment, Building Energy Saving, Renewable energy.

Design and Construction of a Green, Controlled-Environment Dwelling in Jordan

IJTEE, volume-03, Issue 1 (2011) , PP 21 - 25

Published: 27 Jan 2011

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.03.01.004

by Abdul Hai Alami from Mechanical Engineering Department, Higher Colleges of Technology, Al-Ain, UAE, 17155

Abstract: This paper investigates the design and implementation of an enclosure that uses locally developed technologies in terms of insulation and solar therma read more...

Keywords: Solar energy, green buildings, Thermal solar collectors and photovoltaic cells

Utilizing Renewable Energy Resources to Solve Nigeria’s Electricity Generation Problem

IJTEE, volume-03, Issue 1 (2011) , PP 15 - 20

Published: 27 Jan 2011

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.M3.MN.0MP

by Nnamdi I. Nwulu, O. Phillips Agboola, from Department of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Near East University, Lefkosa, North Cyprus, Mechanical Engineering Department, Eastern Mediterranean University , Famagusta, via Mersin 10,Turkey

Abstract: There is a paradigm shift in the way energy resources are utilized in today’s world, the shift to renewable source is not only environmentally frien read more...

Keywords: Renewable energy resources, Electricity generation, Nigeria, Energy demand, Hydropower, solar, wind, biomass.

Potential Geothermal Energy Utilization in Jordan: Possible Electrical Power Generation

IJTEE, volume-03, Issue 1 (2011) , PP 9 - 14

Published: 27 Jan 2011

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.03.01.002

by Z.S.H. Abu-Hamatteh, Khitam Al-Zughoul, Saleh Al-Jufout from Faculty of Engineering Technology, Al-Balqa Applied University, Al-Salt, Jordan 19117 (On sabbatical leave at The World Islamic Sciences and Education University), Faculty of Natural Resources and Environment, The Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan, 13115 c Faculty of Engineering, Tafila Technical University, Tafila, Jordan, 66110

Abstract: Jordan, which is considered as part of the ring of fire, is tectonically active and could be considered as potential region for future generation of e read more...

Keywords: Geothermal Energy, Groundwater, Binary Power plant, Stirling Engine

Impact of Emulsified Water/Diesel Mixture on Engine Performance and Environment

IJTEE, volume-03, Issue 1 (2011) , PP 1 - 7

Published: 27 Jan 2011

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.03.01.001

by Omar Badran, Sadeq Emeish, Mahmoud Abu-Zaid, Tayseer Abu-Rahma, Mohammad Al-Hasan, Mumin Al-Ragheb from Faculty of Eng. Tech., Mech. Eng. Dept, Al-Balqa Applied University, P.O. Box 15008, 11134, Amman, Jordan, Faculty of Eng. Tech., Chem. Eng. Dept, Al-Balqa Applied University, P.O. Box 15008, 11134, Amman, Jordan, Faculty of Eng., Mech. Eng. Dept, Mu’tah University, Al-Karak, Jordan

Abstract: An experimental investigation was carried out to produce a stable diesel-water emulsion fuel to be used in a diesel engine under different operating c read more...

Keywords: Diesel engine; Water-diesel Emulsions; Physical properties; Engine speed; Brake power output; Brake specific fuel; gas emission