volume-07-Issue 1 (2014)

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Heat Transfer Enhancement by Using Porous Heat Exchangers

IJTEE, volume-07, Issue 1 (2014) , PP 51 - 54

Published: 15 Jul 2014

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.07.01.007

by Mohammadreza Azimi, Mojtaba Aghajani Delavar from Faculty of Engineering, Aerospace Group, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran, 14115-111 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Babol University of Technology, Babol, Iran, 47148-71167

Abstract: Effective heat transfer is essential in a variety of energy technologies in order to enable the maximum possible power density and power conversion ef read more...

Keywords: Heat transfer enhancement, Porous heat exchanger, Porous material, Heat exchanger.

Reduction a Particulate Matter of Diesel Emission by the Use of Several Oxygenated Diesel Blend Fuels

IJTEE, volume-07, Issue 1 (2014) , PP 45 - 50

Published: 16 Apr 2014

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.07.01.006

by Ali Alahmer from Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tafila Technical University, Tafila, Jordan, P. O. Box 179, 66110

Abstract: Oxygenated diesel fuel blends have a prospective effectiveness to reduce a particulate matter (PM) emissions and powerfully to be an effective alterna read more...

Keywords: Diesel, emission, oxygenated additive, particulate matter, ethanol, Glyme, Diglyme

Towards a Clean and Sustainable Distributed Energy: The Potential of Integrated PEMFC-CHP

IJTEE, volume-07, Issue 1 (2014) , PP 33 - 44

Published: 15 Apr 2014

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.07.01.005

by I. Aleknaviciute, T. G. Karayiannis, M. W. Collins and C. Xanthos from School of Engineering and Design, Brunel University, London, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH, UK

Abstract: The use of fossil fuels within the current infrastructure for domestic energy supply is one of the main causes of anthropogenic emissions. The mitigat read more...

Keywords: Clean energy, Hydrogen generation, Cold plasma jet

Analysis of Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Power Plant using Isobutane as the Working Fluid

IJTEE, volume-07, Issue 1 (2014) , PP 25 - 32

Published: 12 Aug 2014

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.07.01.004

by A. Alkhalidi, M. Qandil, H. Qandil from Department of Energy Engineering, German Jordanian University, Amman, 11180 Jordan, Mechanical Engineering Department, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan, Field Engineer at Schlumberger, Mumbai, India

Abstract: The use of organic isobutane will be investigated for a closed-cycle Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) onshore plant that delivers 110 MW electri read more...

Keywords: Ocean Thermal Engineering Conversion (OTEC), isobutene, thermal plant, energy convergence.

Portable Solar Charger with Controlled Charging Current for Mobile Phone Devices

IJTEE, volume-07, Issue 1 (2014) , PP 17 - 24

Published: 15 Apr 2014

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.07.01.003

by Hussain A. Attia, Beza Negash Getu, Hasan Ghadban, Ahmed K. Abu Mustafa from Electronics and Communications Engineering Department, American University of Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

Abstract: In this paper, we design, construct as well as test and analyze an electronic circuit that can be used as a solar portable charger for mobile phone de read more...

Keywords: Solar power, photovoltaic, solar panel, mobile phone, portable charger, mobile battery, charging current

Heat Transfer Enhancement of Forced Convection in Horizontal Channel with Heated Block due to Oscillation of Incoming Flow

IJTEE, volume-07, Issue 1 (2014) , PP 11 - 16

Published: 15 Apr 2014

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.07.01.002

by Abdelouahab Bouttout, Smail Benissaad, Farid Berrahil from Laboratoire d’Energétique Appliquée et de Pollution, Département de Génie Mécanique, Université Mentouri Constantine, Route d’Ain El. Bey, Constantine 25000, Algérie, Algeria

Abstract: The study in question consists to amplify the hydrodynamic and thermal instabilities by imposed pulsation during forced convection of air cooling of n read more...

Keywords: Hydrodynamic, Convective Heat Transfer, Oscillation in Fluid Flow

Electronically Controlled Expansion Valve for Use in a Geothermal Heat Pump System

IJTEE, volume-07, Issue 1 (2014) , PP 1 - 10

Published: 01 Jul 2014

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.07.01.001

by H. I. Abu-Mulaweh, D. W. Mueller, H. Oloomi from Department of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University at Fort Wayne, IN, 46805, USA b Department of Electrical Engineering, Purdue University at Fort Wayne, IN, 46805, USA

Abstract: This paper presents a detailed design of a development control board that can control an electronic expansion valve in a geothermal heat pump. The des read more...

Keywords: Expansion valve, Geothermal, Electronic control, Heat pump