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Three Dimensional Transient Explicit Finite Difference Heat Transfer Modeling of Billet Transport

IJTEE, volume-06 , Issue 2 (2013), PP 95 - 100

Published: 06 Feb 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.06.02.008

by Satish Kumar Dube, P. Srinivasan from Mechanical Engineering Department, Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani, Rajasthan, India, 333031

Abstract: In steel industries, the billets are heated in a reheat furnace. The billets coming out from the reheat furnace are transported to the rolling mill. P read more...

Keywords: : Transient, Finite Difference, Explicit, Billet, Heat transfer, Transport

Mechanical and Thermal Properties of Solid Waste-Based Clay Composites Utilized as Insulating Materials

IJTEE, volume-06 , Issue 2 (2013), PP 89 - 94

Published: 31 Jan 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.06.02.007

by Abdul Hai Alami from Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering Department, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE, 27272

Abstract: The use of masonry clay bricks with different filler materials and dispersed solid phases is investigated. Masonry bricks from two regions in the Midd read more...

Keywords: Masonry clay composite, date pits aggregate, olive husk, green insulation materials

Techno-Economic Study of Copper Removal from Acid Mine Drainage by Ion-Exchange Technique

IJTEE, volume-06 , Issue 2 (2013), PP 83 - 88

Published: 19 Jan 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.06.02.006

by R.W. Gaikwad, R.S. Sapkal and V.S. Sapkal from Department of Chemical Engineering, Pravara Rural Engineering College, Loni, Dist Ahmednagar (MS)-413736, India Department of Chemical Technology, SGB Amravati University, Amravati, India

Abstract: Economic feasibility has been studied for removal of copper from acid mine drainage wastewater by ion exchange. Ion exchange method has been used for read more...

Keywords: copper, AMD, ion-exchange, economics

Demonstrating of a Standing Wave - Thermoacoustic Refrigerator

IJTEE, volume-06 , Issue 2 (2013), PP 75 - 81

Published: 19 Jan 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.06.02.005

by Ali Alahmera, Mohammed Omar, Mohammad Al Zubi from Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tafila Technical University, Tafila, Jordan, P. O. Box 179, 66110 Automotive Engineering Department, Clemson University, International Center for Automotive Research CU-ICAR, Greenville, SC 29607, USA Department of Engineering Systems & Management, Masdar Institute of Science & Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abstract: This manuscript begins with a full description of Thermoacoustic Refrigerator (TAR) technology followed an analysis of the elements necessary for succ read more...

Keywords: Thermoacoustic, Refrigerator, Standing wave, Stack

Effect of Blended Fuels on Specific Fuel Consumption at Varying Engine Loads Using CVCRM Engine Test Rig

IJTEE, volume-06 , Issue 2 (2013), PP 69 - 74

Published: 18 Jan 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.06.02.004

by D.R. Prajapati , Gurpreet Singh from Department of Mechanical Engineering, PEC University of Technology (formerly Punjab Engineering College), Chandigarh-160012, India, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara (Pb)-144402, India

Abstract: Vegetable oils are liquid fuels from renewable sources they do not over-burden the environment with emissions. Vegetable oils have potential for makin read more...

Keywords: Specific fuel consumption, Bio-fuels, Soybean-mustard oil blends, CVCRM engine test rig, engine loads

Performance Analysis of Natural-Refrigerants-Based Vortex Tube Expansion Refrigeration Cycles

IJTEE, volume-06 , Issue 2 (2013), PP 61 - 68

Published: 06 Nov 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.06.02.003

by Jahar Sarkar from Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (B.H.U.), Varanasi, UP-221005, India

Abstract: The energetic analyses and comparison of three natural refrigerants, ammonia, propane and isobutane based vapour compression refrigeration cycles are read more...

Keywords: Vortex tube, expansion device, refrigeration cycle, natural refrigerant, COP improvement

Analysis of a Hybrid Renewable Energy Stand-Alone Unit for Simultaneously Producing Hydrogen and Fresh Water from Sea Water

IJTEE, volume-06 , Issue 2 (2013), PP 55 - 60

Published: 03 Nov 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.06.02.002

by Ashraf Balabel, Hamdy Kotb from Mechanical Engineering Dept, Faculty of Engineering, Taif University, Taif, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Mechanical Power Engineering Dept., Faculty of Engineering, Menoufiya University, Shebin El-Kom, Egypt

Abstract: The present paper proposes a new imaging of a stand-alone unit for the simultaneously production of fresh water and hydrogen gas from sea water and br read more...

Keywords: Desalination, hydrogen production, hydrogen fuel cell, reverse osmosis system, sea wate.

Study on Indonesian Overall Thermal Transfer Value (OTTV) Standard Iman

IJTEE, volume-06 , Issue 2 (2013), PP 49 - 54

Published: 03 Nov 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.06.02.001

by Paryudi, Stefan Fenz, A Min Tjoa from Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria, 1040 Pancasila University, Jakarta, Indonesia, 12640

Abstract: Currently buildings in the world become the biggest energy consumers. Energy efficient buildings must be built to reduce energy use by buildings. Buil read more...

Keywords: OTTV, Energy Efficient Building, Parametric Analysis, Energy Conservation

Performance Characteristics Analysis of Small Diesel Engines Fueled with Different Blends of Mustard Oil Bio-diesel

IJTEE, volume-06 , Issue 1 (2013), PP 43 - 48

Published: 01 Oct 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.06.01.007

by Z.M. Hasib, K.A. Rahman from Department of Mechanical Engineering, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Abstract: Energy is the prerequisite for modern civilization. Fossil fuel is still the main source of energy. But the endless consumption of fossil fuel has bro read more...

Keywords: Mustard oil, Bio-diesel, Blends of bio-diesel, Trasn-esterification.

Renewable or Nuclear Energy? Jordan's Energy Strategy Options

IJTEE, volume-06 , Issue 1 (2013), PP 35 - 42

Published: 19 Jan 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijee.06.01.006

by Mousa S. Mohsen from School of Engineering, American University of Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

Abstract: The gap between energy supply and demand is widening in Jordan. Sound measures to overcome this gap are essential for sustainable energy development. read more...

Keywords: Renewable energy, Nuclear energy, Jordan

Design, Fabrication, and Performance Evaluation of Double Slope Active Solar Still under Forced Circulation Mode

IJTEE, volume-06 , Issue 1 (2013), PP 27 - 34

Published: 25 Jun 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.06.01.005

by A.K. Sethi, V.K. Dwivedi from Research Scholar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bhagwant University, Ajmer, India, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Galgotias College of Engineering and Technology, Greater Noida, U.P, India

Abstract: Water is fundamental to human life on earth for survival and good health. Access to safe water is a major challenge in many communities in developing read more...

Keywords: Active solar still, Water depth, Instantaneous thermal efficiency

Energy Optimization of Heat Engine with Infinite Heat Capacity Reservoirs

IJTEE, volume-06 , Issue 1 (2013), PP 21 - 26

Published: 25 Jun 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.05.01.004

by Christer Nylund, M. El Haj Assad from Arcada University of Applied Sciences, Jan-Magnus Janssonin aukio 1, Aalto University, School of Science and Technology, Department of Energy Technology, 00076 Aalto, Finland

Abstract: The optimal energy output of a heat engine based on the Carnot process is studied. The internal irreversibility of the engine is considered by taking read more...

Keywords: Heat engine, Irreversibility, Work.

Experimental Performance of a Direct Evaporative Cooler Operating in Kuala Lumpur

IJTEE, volume-06 , Issue 1 (2013), PP 15 - 20

Published: 25 Jun 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.06.01.003

by Abdulrahman Th. 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, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Baqubah Technical Institute, Foundation of Technical Education, Baghdad, Iraq

Abstract: The present work presents an experimental investigation on the performance of a direct evaporative cooler in hot and humid regions. The experimental s read more...

Keywords: Evaporative cooler, Saturation efficiency, cooling capacity.

Numerical Simulation of Force Convection in a Channel with Porous Part

IJTEE, volume-06 , Issue 1 (2013), PP 7 - 14

Published: 25 Jun 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.06.01.002

by Mojtaba Aghajani Delavar, Farzane Mohammadvali from Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, Babol, Islamic Republic of Iran

Abstract: In the present work, two dimensional laminar flow and convective heat transfer between two parallel plates of a symmetric channel were simulated using read more...

Keywords: Heat transfer, porosity, flow convection

Algerian Strategy in the Context of Sustainable Development: The Case of Green Building

IJTEE, volume-06 , Issue 1 (2013), PP 1 - 6

Published: 25 Jun 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.06.01.001

by Mohammed El Amine BOUKLI HACENE, Nasr Eddine CHABANE SARI from University of Tlemcen, ALGERIA, 13000, University of Sidi Bel Abbes, ALGERIA, 22000

Abstract: Energy issues and global climate remind us of the urgency of wise use of resources and the necessary changes in the construction industry. Largest con read more...

Keywords: Energy, resources, ecological, policy, sustainable.