volume-03-Issue 2 (2011)


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Experimental Study of Emissions and Performance of Internal Combustion Engine Fuels

IJTEE, volume-03 , Issue 2 (2011), PP 95 - 100

Published: 27 Jan 2011

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.03.02.006

by Moh’d Sami Ashhab, Mahmoud Abu-Zaid, Odai Baqaeen, Maraam Khdair, Eyas Adel from Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Hashemite University, Zarqa 13115, Jordan, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mutah University, Mutah, Jordan

Abstract: Experimental study of 8 different internal combustion fuels is conducted. The 8 fuels are: octane 90, octane 95, blend of 10% methanol & 90% octane 90 read more...

Keywords: Emissions, Fuel, Internal Combustion Engines


Design and Fabrication of Auto Air Conditioner Generator Utilizing Exhaust Waste Energy from a Diesel Engine

IJTEE, volume-03 , Issue 2 (2011), PP 87 - 93

Published: 27 Jan 2011

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.03.02.005

by Khaled AlQdah, Sameh Alsaqoor , Assem Al-Jarrah from Faculty of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Department, Tafila Technical University, 66110, Tafila , Jordan, Faculty of Engineering, Engineering Chemical Industries Department, Tafila Technical University, Tafila , Jordan

Abstract: In this investigation analysis and design of an automobile air conditioner was made by utilizing the available diesel engine exhaust waste energy to p read more...

Keywords: Generator, Absorber , COP, Waste Energy, Cooling Load; Aqua- ammonia


Potential of One-Axis and Two-Axis Tracking Photovoltaic Systems

IJTEE, volume-03 , Issue 2 (2011), PP 81 - 85

Published: 27 Jan 2011

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.03.02.004

by A. Al Tarabsheh, I. Etier from Electrical Engineering Department, The Hashemite University, 13115 Zarqa, Jordan

Abstract: This paper explores the potential of solar energy generation in the area of The Hashemite University in Jordan (32.05_N, 36.06_E) by investigating the read more...

Keywords: One- and Two-axis Tracking, METEONORM, Solar Energy


Correlation between the Bulk Flow Hydrodynamics, Wind Shear Stress and Evolution of the Surface Waves

IJTEE, volume-03 , Issue 2 (2011), PP 73 - 79

Published: 27 Jan 2011

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.03.02.003

by Mamoun A. M. Janajrah, Omar O. Badarn from Mechatronics Engineering Department, Al-Balqa Applied University, P.O. Box 15008, Amman, Jordan, Mechanical Engineering Department, Al-Balqa Applied University, Amman, Jordan

Abstract: Wind generated surface waves is described as when the wind blows over the water surface and its momentum transfers through the surface to the bulk and read more...

Keywords: PIV, surface waves, flow hydrodynamics


An Optimal Two-Dimensional Geometry of Flywheel for Kinetic Energy Storage

IJTEE, volume-03 , Issue 2 (2011), PP 67 - 72

Published: 27 Jan 2011

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.03.02.002

by Mofid Mahdi from Department of Mechanical Engineering, King Faisal University, Al-Ahsa, 31982, Saudi Arabia

Abstract: The consumption of energy is increasing drastically. The available resources of energy are limited therefore; the search of new sources is a vital iss read more...

Keywords: Flywheel Profile , Energy Storage, FEM, Stresses, Cubic Splines.


Implementation of Solar Technologies in the Development of Rural, Remote and Sub urban Communities

IJTEE, volume-03 , Issue 2 (2011), PP 59 - 66

Published: 27 Jan 2011

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.03.02.001

by N. M. Khattab, H. Soliman, M. Metias, I. El-Seesy, E. Mettawee, E. El-Shenawy, M. Hassan from Solar Energy Department, National Research Center, Giza, Egypt, 12622

Abstract: This case study describes a model household in which a number of simple solar technologies are utilized to provide for the daily household needs of el read more...

Keywords: Solar Home, Domestic Solar Systems, Generating Activities systems, Costs


Heating of Subcooled Refrigerants Flowing inside Porous Tubes Study of Heat Transfer: CO2 Case Study

IJTEE, volume-03 , Issue 2 (2011), PP 121 - 124

Published: 27 Jan 2011

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.03.02.010

by M. Tarawneh, A. Alshqirate, M. Hammad from Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan, Al-Balqa' Applied University, Jordan, University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan

Abstract: Experimental study for the heat transfer characteristics in a porous tube was conducted in this work. The tubes were filled with sand beads. Three dif read more...

Keywords: Heating, Porous media, Convection heat transfer, R744


Theoretical Analysis of Solar Distillation Using Active Solar Still

IJTEE, volume-03 , Issue 2 (2011), PP 113 - 120

Published: 27 Jan 2011

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.03.02.009

by Omar Badran from Mechanical Engineering Dept, Faculty of Engineering Technology, Al-Balqa Applied University, Amman, Jordan

Abstract: The performance of active single slope solar still using different operational parameters is studied theoretically and compared with the experimental read more...

Keywords: Still Performance, Solar still. Solar Energy, Active Solar Systems


Mass and Number Concentration and Size Distribution of Particles Emitted from Diesel Engine

IJTEE, volume-03 , Issue 2 (2011), PP 109 - 112

Published: 27 Jan 2011

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.03.02.008

by Elzbieta Jankowska from Central Institute for Labour Protection – National Research Institute, Warsaw, Poland, 00-701

Abstract: This paper presents results of research of mass and number concentrations and size distribution particles emitted as Diesel exhaust fumes (DEF). The p read more...

Keywords: Diesel exhaust, concentration, ultrafine particles, size distribution


Residential Building Walls and Environment in Amman, Jordan

IJTEE, volume-03 , Issue 2 (2011), PP 101 - 107

Published: 27 Jan 2011

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.03.02.007

by S. J. Sulaiman, N. Beithou from Department of Mechanical Engineering, Applied Science University, Amman 11931, Jordan

Abstract: Jordan has a moderate weather conditions which is overwhelmingly dry. Winter months, December, January and February usually have cold spells with rain read more...

Keywords: Building walls, Air quality, Insulation, Energy, Moisture, Ventilation.


Potential Geothermal Energy Utilization in Jordan: Possible Electrical Power Generation

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

Published: 27 Jan 2011

DOI: http://doi.org/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


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: http://doi.org/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.