volume-05-Issue 1 (2012)

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Effect of Using Packing Material on the Performances of the Double Pass Photovoltaic-Thermal (PVT) Air Heater

IJTEE, volume-05, Issue 1 (2012) , PP 61 - 70

Published: 20 Feb 2012

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.05.01.007

by M. Amin Mezoued, A. Kaabi from Laboratory of Génie Climatique, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Génie Climatique, University of Constantine, 25000 Constantine, Algeria

Abstract: The current work aims to demonstrate the effect of the packing material on the performance of the double pass (PVT) solar air heater in terms of energ read more...

Keywords: Packing material, Performance, Double pass, Hybrid solar collector

Thermochemical Liquefaction of Coal

IJTEE, volume-05, Issue 1 (2012) , PP 51 - 60

Published: 20 Feb 2012

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.05.01.006

by Bilal A. Akash from Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, Dhofar University, Salalah, Oman

Abstract: This paper presents a review of various methods coal liquefaction processes they can be a result of pyrolysis, solvent extraction, direct or indirect read more...

Keywords: Coal, Liquefaction, Depolymerization, Pyrolysis, Gasification

A Statistical Analysis of a Liquid Desiccant Dehumidifier/Regenerator in an Air Conditioning System

IJTEE, volume-05, Issue 1 (2012) , PP 41 - 50

Published: 20 Feb 2012

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.05.01.005

by Abdulrahman T. Mohammad, Sohif Bin Mat, M.Y. Sulaiman, K. Sopian, Abduljalil A. Al-Abidi from Solar Energy Research Institute, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia

Abstract: A packed bed is the most common technology employed today as a dehumidifier or a regenerator in a liquid desiccant air conditioning system. During the read more...

Keywords: Statistical, Dehumidifier, Regenerator, SPSS, ANOV

Energy and Exergy Analysis of a combined Diesel-Engine Gas-Turbine System for Distributed Power Generation

IJTEE, volume-05, Issue 1 (2012) , PP 31 - 39

Published: 20 Feb 2012

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.05.01.004

by Mohamed M. El-Awad from Sohar College of Applied Sciences, P.O. Box 135, Sohar, Sultanate of Oman

Abstract: This paper presents a combined diesel-engine gas-turbine system that enables distributed power generation plants to attain high thermal efficiencies w read more...

Keywords: Combined Diesel-Brayton cycle, Small-scale power generation, Energy and exergy analysis

Energy Saving in Building with Latent Heat Storage

IJTEE, volume-05, Issue 1 (2012) , PP 21 - 30

Published: 20 Feb 2012

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.05.01.003

by E.S. Mettawee A.I. Ead from Solar Energy Department, National Research Center of Egypt, Cairo, 11241, Egypt, Faculty of Technical Study, National Research Center of Egypt, Cairo, 11241, Egypt

Abstract: This article presents an experimental analysis of peak load shifting for air conditioning system using PCM (phase change material) in a room. The melt read more...

Keywords: peak load shifting - PCM thermal storage- air-conditioning

A standardized Empirical Method of Testing Solar Simulator Coupled with Solar Tube and Concentrator Collectors

IJTEE, volume-05, Issue 1 (2012) , PP 13 - 20

Published: 20 Feb 2012

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.05.01.002

by Mahmoud Shatat, Abdulkarym Mayere, Saffa Riffat from Institute of Sustainable Energy Technology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK

Abstract: This paper describes a novel an empirical method for testing a solar simulator testing facility based on an experimental performance. A uniform geomet read more...

Keywords: Solar intensity fluctuations, light, Solar simulator, solar concentrator.

Energetic and Ecological Benefits of Heat Pump Application in Energy Transformation Systems

IJTEE, volume-05, Issue 1 (2012) , PP 1 - 11

Published: 12 Mar 2012

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.05.01.001

by Jovan Mitrovica, Petar Avdalovic from Faculty for Production and Management, University East Sarajevo, Trebinje, B&H, 89101, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Power Utility of Republic of Srpska, Parent Joint-Stock Co, Trebinje, B&H, 89101, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Abstract: In 1900, Nikola Tesla published a paper: The problem of increasing human energy, stressing that generating electricity from burning of coal we would b read more...

Keywords: Heat pump, Heating, Environment, Energy losses, Energy balance