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Design, Construction and Operation of Solar Dryer for Granules and Micros Chips of Manihot esculenta crantz Tuberous Roots

IJTEE, volume-09 , Issue 2 (2015), PP 99 - 105

Published: 05 Jun 2015

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.09.02.007

by P. Bokungu Efoto, L. Efoto Eale, S. Lukombo Singi and Mahungu Nzola Meso from Department of Physics, Faculty of sciences, University of Kinshasa, Kinshasa, D.R. Congo Scientific Committee for the Research and Development of Biodiversity (CSB), Faculty of sciences, University of Kinshasa, Kinshasa, D.R. Congo International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), 4163, Av. Haut-Congo, Gombe, Kinshasa, D.R. Congo

Abstract: This study presents the design details and the performance analyses carried out with Eloumah 1, the solar drier of cassava tuberous roots reduced in g read more...

Keywords: Manihot esculenta crantz, drying process, logistics process, drying speed function


Experimental Study on the Improvement of the Thermal Behavior of Electric Motors

IJTEE, volume-09 , Issue 2 (2015), PP 91 - 97

Published: 05 Jun 2015

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.09.02.006

by M.R. Guechi, P. Desevaux, P. Baucour, C. Espanet, R. Brunel and M. Poirot from University of Franche-Comté, FEMTO-ST-UMR CNRS 6174, Dept Energy, Belfort F-90000, France INSA Lyon, IMP-UMR CNRS 5223, Villeurbanne F-69621, France

Abstract: The objective of this work is the improvement of the heat dissipation and the cooling of electric motors intended for the traction of vehicles. Two wa read more...

Keywords: Electric motor, Thermal performance, Heat dissipation, Windings impregnation, Spray cooling


Turning to Service, Preliminary Study of a Wood Conventional Semi Industrial Dryer and Cost Price of the Wood Drying in the African Tropical Context

IJTEE, volume-09 , Issue 2 (2015), PP 83 - 90

Published: 31 May 2015

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.09.02.005

by Merlin Simo Tagne, Romain Rémond, Yann Rogaume, André Zoulalian, Eric Mougel from Douala Higher Institute of Technology, PO Box 1623, Douala-Cameroon Association for Research and Promotion of Sustainable Energy in Central Africa (ARPEDAC) University of Lorraine, LERMaB, PO Box 1041-88051, Epinal- France

Abstract: As all apparatus used permanently or not, dryers of wood require a regular maintenance in other that the entry orders are effectively operated in the read more...

Keywords: Wood dryer, calibration, drying kinetic, enthalpy, cost price, ayous, tropical woods.


Packed Bed Adsorption Column Modeling for Cadmium Removal

IJTEE, volume-09 , Issue 2 (2015), PP 75 - 82

Published: 31 May 2015

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.09.02.004

by Sunil J. Kulkarni, Jayant P. Kaware from Department of Chemical Engineering, Datta Meghe College of Engineering, Airoli, Navi Mumbai, India, 400708 Bhonsala College of Engineering and Research, Akola, Maharashtra, India, 444001

Abstract: Packed bed adsorption of various pollutants from effluents is efficient and cost effects method. Various factors affecting the removal percentage are read more...

Keywords: kinetic model, parameters, capacity, concentration, saturation.


Potential Contribution of Waste-to-Energy to Power Consumption in the Gaza Strip

IJTEE, volume-09 , Issue 2 (2015), PP 67 - 74

Published: 02 May 2015

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.09.02.003

by Mazen Abualtayef, Reem Elghossain, Mahmoud Shatat, Israa Abushaban from Environmental Engineering Department, the Islamic University of Gaza, Gaza, Palestine, Institute of Sustainable Energy Technology – University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD – UK

Abstract: Sustainable energy supply is one of the main challenges that people will face over the coming decades. Biomass can make a substantial contribution to read more...

Keywords: Municipal solid waste, Biomass, Waste-to-Energy, Cost.


Study of the Effect of pH and Supersaturation on the Kinetics and Rate of Solid Layer Formation at External Sides of Thermal Heat Transfer Tubes

IJTEE, volume-09 , Issue 2 (2015), PP 61 - 66

Published: 07 Apr 2015

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.09.02.002

by Waid S. Omar from Chemical Engineering Department, College of Engineering, King Faisal University, Al-Hofuf, Al-Ahsaa 31982, Saudi Arabia

Abstract: The formation of scale layers at the external sides of heated tubes at situations comparable with a Multi Effect Distiller (MED) desalination processe read more...

Keywords: scale layer, outer tubes, MED, kinetics, growth, pH, Temperature, activation energy, tubes.


Effect of Operating Parameters on Performance of Alkaline Water Electrolysis

IJTEE, volume-09 , Issue 2 (2015), PP 53 - 60

Published: 07 Apr 2015

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.09.02.001

by Md S. Opu from Oorja Fuel Cells, Fremont, California, USA, 949

Abstract: In this fundamental research investigation, the simple fundamental experimental design with two platinum wire as anode/cathode electrode and KOH solut read more...

Keywords: electrolyte, anode/cathode electrode, electrode location


Mechanism of Emission Reduction in HSDI Diesel Engine: Split Injection

IJTEE, volume-09 , Issue 2 (2015), PP 117 - 126

Published: 13 Jul 2015

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.09.02.009

by K. Bala Showry, P. Ravinder Reddy, A.V. Sita Rama Raj from DRK Institute of Science and Technology, Hyderabad, India, 500090 Mechanical Engineering Department, CBIT Hyderabad, India, 500075 Mechanical Engineering Department, JNTUH Hyderabad, India, 500085

Abstract: In order to meet the stringent emission standards, significant efforts have been imparted to the research and development of cleaner IC engines. Diese read more...

Keywords: Split injection, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Start of injection, Duration of injection


EnergyEfficiency Improvements through Optimization of Low Grade Industrial Waste Heat Recovery Organic Rankine Cycle by usingGeneticAlgorithms and Taguchi s Method

IJTEE, volume-09 , Issue 2 (2015), PP 107 - 115

Published: 04 Jul 2015

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.09.02.008

by Umesh Kumar, Munawar N. Karimi from Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India

Abstract: Present work focuses on thermodynamic optimization of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) used for waste heat recovery from industries. The effect of variatio read more...

Keywords: Organic Rankine Cycle, Energy Efficiency, waste heat, Genetic algorithms


Heat Exchanger Modelling for Solar Organic Rankine Cycle

IJTEE, volume-09 , Issue 1 (2015), PP 7 - 16

Published: 23 Dec 2014

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.09.01.002

by S.M. Situmbeko, F.L. Inambao from University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa

Abstract: The paper presents work done on the development of a heat exchanger model suitable for incorporation into a low temperature solar thermal power cycle. read more...

Keywords: low temperature solar thermal, convective and nucleate boiling, engineering equation solver.


Computational Analysis of Performance and Emissions of a Compression Ignition Engine under various Air Induction Methods

IJTEE, volume-09 , Issue 1 (2015), PP 47 - 52

Published: 25 Dec 2014

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.09.01.007

by Afaaq Ahmad Mir, M. Marouf Wanib from Research Scholar, NIT Srinagar, India,190006 Faculty of Engineering, NIT Srinagar, India,190006

Abstract: A computational study on performance and exhaust emissions from a 4-stroke DI CI engine using different air induction methods was carried out. Using A read more...

Keywords: Air Induction, Turbo-charging, Inter-cooling, performance, Emissions


Application of Software for the Prediction of Heat Loss in Outdoor Condition during Physical Activity in Nigeria

IJTEE, volume-09 , Issue 1 (2015), PP 41 - 46

Published: 23 Dec 2014

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.09.01.006

by A. I. Musa, S.O. Ismaila, M.A. Waheed and T.M.A. Olayanju from Mechanical Engineering Department, Moshood Abiola Polytechnic, P.M.B. 2210, Abeokuta, Nigeria 110001 Mechanical Engineering Department, Federal University of Agriculture, P.M.B. 2240, Abeokuta, Nigeria 110001 Agricultural Engineering Department, Federal University of Agriculture, P.M.B. 2240, Abeokuta, Nigeria 110001

Abstract: The human body works to convert energy to provide desired thermal comfort level. This study developed a friendly-user software that is capable of dete read more...

Keywords: Outdoor, Human, Software, Energy, Environment, Model, Heat balance.