volume-12-Issue 2 (2017)

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Numerical Simulation of a Cylindrical Heat Pipe and Performance Study

IJTEE, volume-12, Issue 2 (2017) , PP 135 - 141

Published: 19 Dec 2017

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.12.02.010

by Mohammed Noorul Hussain, Isam Janajreh from Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abstract: Heat Pipes are passive devices used for transferring heat from a heat source to a heat sink with very small difference in temperature. They have three read more...

Keywords: Heat pipe performance, Absolute thermal resistance, Numerical simulation, Experimental validation.

Voltage Unbalance Reduction of a Local Transformer Area with Domestic Asymmetrical Inverter and Optimal Control Design

IJTEE, volume-12, Issue 2 (2017) , PP 129 - 134

Published: 19 Dec 2017

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.12.02.009

by László Neukirchner, Attila Göllei, Péter Görbe, Attila Magyar from Department of Electrical Engineering and Information Systems, Faculty of Information Technology, University of Pannonia, Egyetem street 10. H-8200, Veszprém, Hungary

Abstract: The three-phase unbalance problem can introduce additional losses in distribution networks due to both negative and zero sequence components, which le read more...

Keywords: voltage, Transformer, inverter

Solar Powered Electrolysis System for Cooking Applications

IJTEE, volume-12, Issue 2 (2017) , PP 119 - 122

Published: 19 Dec 2017

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.12.02.007

by Evangelia Topriska, Maria Kolokotroni, Zahir Dehouche, and Earle Wilson from Heriot Watt University Dubai Campus, Dubai, United Arab Emirates Brunel University, Uxbridge, United Kingdom University of Technology, Kingston, Jamaica

Abstract: This paper presents a numerical model for a solar-powered Proton Exchange Membrane Electrolyser (PEM) for the generation of hydrogen as a fuel for coo read more...

Keywords: Solar Hydrogen, Electrolysis, Photovoltaics, Integrated Renewable Energy, Cooking

A note on NDT Technology for Detection of Defects in Oil and Gas Pipes

IJTEE, volume-12, Issue 2 (2017) , PP 117 - 118

Published: 19 Dec 2017

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.12.02.006

by Amjad Omar from School of Graduate Studies and Research, American University of Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

Abstract: This paper provides a general note on the state of the art in the application of nondestructive testing techniques (NDT) for the detection of defects read more...

Keywords: NDT, Nonmetallic, Microwave

Scopus-Based Analysis of Solar Energy Research in the United Arab Emirates

IJTEE, volume-12, Issue 2 (2017) , PP 111 - 115

Published: 19 Dec 2017

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.12.02.005

by Omar Akash from RAK Research & Innovation Center, American University of Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

Abstract: This paper examines and presents the solar energy research situation in the UAE using Scopus-database. Like other countries of GCC, the UAE realizes t read more...

Keywords: Solar energy, Scopus, UAE

Flow Regimes and Heat Transfer Characteristics in Combustion Chambers

IJTEE, volume-12, Issue 2 (2017) , PP 105 - 110

Published: 19 Dec 2017

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.12.02.004

by Saad A. Mohammed, Essam E. Khalil, Hatem Omar Haridy, and Esmail M. ElBialy from Ministry of Electricity, Baghdad, Iraq Mechanical, Engineering at Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

Abstract: This paper presents numerical computations are performed to investigate the convective heat transfer characteristics of a gas turbine that can combust read more...

Keywords: Furnaces, Modelling, Swirling Flows, Heat transfer

Smoke Spread in Underground Metro Station

IJTEE, volume-12, Issue 2 (2017) , PP 95 - 103

Published: 19 Dec 2017

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.12.02.003

by Mahmoud A. Ahmed, Mahmoud A. Fouad, and Essam E. Khalil from Mechanical Power Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt

Abstract: In the event of a subway train, fire smoke is the most fatal factor because smoke spreads in a direction that coincides with a passenger’s evacuatio read more...

Keywords: Subway train fire, Smoke spread, FDS, Smoke barrier, Life safety.

Investigation of the Current Energy Sector in Jordan: Energy Strategy, Resources and Regulatory Framework

IJTEE, volume-12, Issue 2 (2017) , PP 89 - 93

Published: 19 Dec 2017

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.12.02.002

by Ahmed Al-Salaymeh, Heba AlZaben, and Nadeen Habash from Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, University of Jordan, Amman 11924, Jordan

Abstract: Due to the increase in demand for energy resources and the effect of the ongoing events in the region of Jordan. The energy resources are decreasing o read more...

Keywords: Energy resources. Renewable energy. Energy sector. Energy policy

Performance Study of a Domestic Boiler Fueled By Biodiesel Produced From Rapeseed

IJTEE, volume-12, Issue 2 (2017) , PP 85 - 88

Published: 19 Dec 2017

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.12.02.001

by Mohammad A. Hamdan and Derar A. Almomani from Faculty of Engineering and Technology, The University of Jordan, Jordan

Abstract: A domestic boiler was used in this work to compare its performance when it is powered by diesel fuel and biodiesel fuel that is produced from rapeseed read more...

Keywords: Boiler, Biodiesel, Rapeseed