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Smoke Clearance in an Underground Car Park using the Jet Fan System

IJTEE, volume-14 , Issue 2 (2017), PP 95 - 101

Published: 07 Jan 2017

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.14.02.002

by Essam E. Khalil and Sherif M. Gomaa from Mechanical Engineering Department, Cairo University, Giza, Cairo11321, Egypt

Abstract: Fire propagation and control in underground car parks are of an important safety issue. This paper investigates the effect of the jet fan system on th read more...

Keywords: CFD, Fire Simulation, Dynamic Simulation, Car Parks


Sustainable Autarky of Food-Energy-Water

IJTEE, volume-14 , Issue 2 (2017), PP 89 - 93

Published: 07 Jan 2017

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.14.02.001

by S.M. Henkanatte-Gedera, T. Selvaratnam, N. Nirmalakhandan from Civil Engineering Department, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM 88003, USA

Abstract: Meeting the demand for food, energy, and water to sustain the worldwide growth of urban population is a major challenge. Several recent reports have c read more...

Keywords: Wastewater, energy recovery, nutrient recovery, algal cultivation


Effect Weibull Distribution Parameters Calculating Methods on Energy Output of a Wind Turbine: A Study Case

IJTEE, volume-14 , Issue 2 (2017), PP 163 - 173

Published: 15 Jan 2017

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.14.02.010

by Abeer Qawasmi, Suhil Kiwan from Mechanical Engineering Department, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid 22110, Jordan

Abstract: Wind energy is an important renewable energy source. It is considered as one of the most significant, freely available and alternative source of energ read more...

Keywords: Wind power, Weibull distribution, Irbid-Jordan


Analyzing Sustainable Development Impacts of Large-Scale Clean Development Mechanism Projects on Host Countries

IJTEE, volume-14 , Issue 2 (2017), PP 153 - 161

Published: 10 Jan 2017

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.14.02.009

by Sultan Al Awadhi, Zeina Abbas, Toufic Mezher from Institute Center for Smart and Sustainable Systems (iSmart) Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abstract: The objective of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is to assist developed countries in achieving their emission reduction target levels and to con read more...

Keywords: Clean Development Mechanism, Gold Standard, sustainability, sustainable development.


Improvement of Photovoltaic Panel Efficiency using Nanofluid

IJTEE, volume-14 , Issue 2 (2017), PP 143 - 151

Published: 08 Jan 2017

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.14.02.008

by M. A. Hamdan, K. K. Kardasi from The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan

Abstract: The performance of PV (photovoltaic) module is strongly dependent on its operating temperature. Most of the energy absorbed by the panel is converted read more...

Keywords: PV Cooling, Nanofluid, Solar Energy


A Comparative of Energy Efficiency of Luminaries for General Lighting for a Residential Building: CFL vs LED

IJTEE, volume-14 , Issue 2 (2017), PP 125 - 129

Published: 08 Jan 2017

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.14.02.006

by Maysa Sarsour, Ahmed Al-Salaymeh from Electrical Engineer, Arabtech Jardaneh Group, Amman, Jordan Mechanical Engineering Department, School of Engineering, University of Jordan, Amman 11942, Jordan

Abstract: This paper presents comparison study between two types of lighting technologies; the compact fluorescent lighting (CFL) and light emitting diode (LED) read more...

Keywords: LED; CFL; DIALUX; Energy Efficiency


Utilizing PV System for Auxiliary Energy Demand in Conventional Power Plant

IJTEE, volume-14 , Issue 2 (2017), PP 119 - 124

Published: 07 Jan 2017

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.14.02.005

by Mohammad Alsmadi, Yousef Dababneh, Ahmed Al-Salaymeh from Performance and Efficiency Department, KEPCO KPS Plant Services and engineering Co. Ltd, Amman, Jordan Renewable Energy Department, Wathba Investment Co., Amman, Jordan Mechanical Engineering Department, The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan

Abstract: The purpose of this study is to investigate the utilization of PV feeding system for auxiliary energy demand in the conventional power plants. A 573 M read more...

Keywords: Energy, Auxiliary, Imported.


Energy Rating for Residential Buildings in Amman

IJTEE, volume-14 , Issue 2 (2017), PP 109 - 118

Published: 07 Jan 2017

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.14.02.004

by B.R. Qawasmeh, A. Al-Salaymeh, Ma’en S. Sari, Nadeen Elian, Nadeen Zahran from Mechanical Engineering Department, The University of Jordan, Amman 11942, Jordan Mechanical and Maintenance Engineering Department, German Jordanian University, Amman 11180, Jordan

Abstract: The energy rating for residential buildings in Amman is studied and a rating scale is suggested. The annual cooling and heating energy requirement has read more...

Keywords: Energy Rating, Degree-Days Method, Simulation


Prediction of Hourly Solar Radiation in Amman-Jordan by Using Artificial Neural Networks

IJTEE, volume-14 , Issue 2 (2017), PP 103 - 108

Published: 07 Jan 2017

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.14.02.003

by M. A. Hamdan, E. Abdelhafez, and O. Ghnaimat from University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan Al-Zaytoonah University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan The Royal Scientific Society, Amman, Jordan

Abstract: In this study, three Artificial Neural Network (ANN) models (Feedforward network, Elman, and Nonlinear Autoregressive Exogenous (NARX)) were used to p read more...

Keywords: Solar Radiation, Artificial Neural Networks, Prediction


Techno-Economic Study of PV Powered Brackish Water Reverse Osmosis Desalination Plant in the Jordan Valley

IJTEE, volume-14 , Issue 1 (2017), PP 83 - 88

Published: 07 Jan 2017

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.14.01.010

by Ahmad Alsarayreh, Mohammad Majdalawi, Ramchandra Bhandari from Independent researcher in Renewable Energy, Amman, Jordan University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan TH Köln – University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, Germany

Abstract: Jordan is one of the ten most water scarce countries in the world. In 2014, the share of water per capita per year in Jordan is 120 Cubic Meters (m3 ) read more...

Keywords: Desalination, Brackishwater, Solar Energy, Photovoltaic.


Feasibility and Occupants’ Perception of Double Skin Façade for Historical Buildings in Kuwait

IJTEE, volume-14 , Issue 1 (2017), PP 71 - 82

Published: 07 Jan 2017

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.14.01.009

by A. Al Anzi and L. Al-Dihani and A. Al-Ragam from College of Architecture, Kuwait University, Kuwait Kuwait Municipality, Kuwait City, Kuwait

Abstract: The paper focuses on diagnosing the Double Skin Facade (DSF) of the main Kuwait Municipality building complex based on occupants’ perception of diff read more...

Keywords: Double Skin Facade, Facade Rehabilitation, Multiple-Skin Façade, Sustainable façade, thermal comfort


Investigation of Performance Characteristics of Hybrid Cars

IJTEE, volume-14 , Issue 1 (2017), PP 59 - 69

Published: 07 Jan 2017

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.14.01.008

by B. R. Qawasmeh, A. Al-Salaymeh, A. Swaity, A. Mosleh, S. Boshmaf from Mechanical Engineering Department, The University of Jordan, Amman 11942, Jordan

Abstract: The study aims to establish a comparison between different cars models (conventional and hybrid) from various manufacturers sold in the local Jordania read more...

Keywords: Hybrid Cars, Conventional Cars, CO2 emission