volume-08-Issue 2 (2014)

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Some Aspects of the Rheological Behaviour of Coal Water Slurries

IJTEE, volume-08, Issue 2 (2014) , PP 103 - 107

Published: 20 Nov 2014

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.08.02.006

by Sunita Panda, R.K. Swain from Sunita Panda, R.K. Swain

Abstract: Initially coal-slurry fuels were based on coal-oil mixtures. Now the emphasis is largely on coal-water fuels. Since most of the studies have been done read more...

Keywords: Oil agglomeration, froth flotation, apparent viscosity, HAAKE rotational viscometer

Application of Taguchi’s Methods for Optimizing Organic Rankine Cycle for Recovering Low Grade Industrial Waste Heat

IJTEE, volume-08, Issue 2 (2014) , PP 91 - 101

Published: 20 Nov 2014

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.08.02.005

by Umesh Kumar, Munawar N. Karimi from Jamia millia Islamia, New Delhi, India, 110025

Abstract: This research attempts the optimization of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) by Taguchi’s robust design methods for generating electricity from industrial read more...

Keywords: Electricity generation; Waste heat recovery; Optimization; Taguchi's method; Organic Rankine cycle; ANOVA

Modeling and Simulation of the Drying of Beech Timber (Fagus sylvatica) Using Oscillating Regimes

IJTEE, volume-08, Issue 2 (2014) , PP 83 - 90

Published: 20 Nov 2014

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.08.02.004

by Merlin Simo Tagne, Yann Rogaume, André Zoulalian from Douala Higher Institute of Technology (DIT), Douala, Cameroon, PO Box 1623 b University of Lorraine, LERMaB, ENSTIB, Epinal, France, PO Box 1041, 88051 Epinal cedex 9

Abstract: This paper represents a numerical study of the massive (60mm) and thin (38mm) wood drying using oscillating drying regimes applied on beech timber (Fa read more...

Keywords: Drying, Heat and Mass Transfer, Luikov’s Model, Simulation, Oscillating Regimes, Beech Wood.

Thermoeconomic Analysis of Multi-Stage Thermoelectric Cooler

IJTEE, volume-08, Issue 2 (2014) , PP 77 - 82

Published: 19 Nov 2014

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.08.02.003

by Sudhanshu Sharma, V. K. Dwivedi, S. N. Pandit from Department of Mechanical Engineering, Mewar University, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan, India, 312901, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Galgotias College of Engineering & Technology, Uttarpradesh, India, 201306, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Noida Institute of Engineering & Technology, Uttarpradesh, India, 201310

Abstract: In this paper a two stage thermoelectric cooler which has total 50 elements out of which 30 elements are on hotter side and 20 elements are on colder read more...

Keywords: Thermoelectric cooler, Thermoeconomic, Exergy, COP, Rate of refrigeration, Second law efficiency

Crumb Rubber Effect on Acoustic Properties of Self- Consolidating Concrete

IJTEE, volume-08, Issue 2 (2014) , PP 69 - 76

Published: 19 Nov 2014

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.08.02.002

by Malek Jedidi, Ali Boulila, Omrane Benjeddou, Chokri Souss from Institut Supérieur des Etudes Tecnologiques de Sfax, Département de Génie Civil, B.P.88, 3099 Sfax, Tunisia, Université de Tunis El Manar, Ecole Nationale d’ Ingénieurs de Tunis, Laboratoire de Génie Civil, B.P.37,Tunis Belvédère, 1002,Tunisia, Université de Sfax, Faculté des sciences de Sfax, Laboratoire de Géoressources, Matériaux, Environnement et Changement Globaux, B.P.1171 Sfax, Tunisia

Abstract: Several researches have been conducted to find a practical and environmentally sound solution of the problem of scrap tires. In this context, an exper read more...

Keywords: Crumb rubber, Self-consolidating concrete, Standardized level difference, Sound absorption, Noise reduction, Sound transmission class.

ENGREF-FCAP “Flying Wood’’ Method to Characterize Unknown Central Africa Tropical Woods Relative of Their Drying

IJTEE, volume-08, Issue 2 (2014) , PP 63 - 68

Published: 19 Nov 2014

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.08.02.001

by Merlin Simo-Tagnea, Romain Rémond from Douala Higher Institute of Technology (DIT), Douala, PO Box 1623, Cameroon, University of Lorraine, LERMAB, ENSTIB, Epinal, PO Box 1041, F-88051 cedex 9, France

Abstract: When we want to opposite excessive exploitation of some species of wood in the tropics, it is important to characterize unknown woods with intention o read more...

Keywords: ENGREF FCAP ‘’flying wood’’ method- Tropical woods- Drying- Characterization- LERMAB