volume-14-Issue 1 (2018)

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

IJTEE, volume-14, Issue 1 (2018) , PP 83 - 88

Published: 07 Jan 2018

DOI: 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 (2018) , PP 71 - 82

Published: 07 Jan 2018

DOI: 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 (2018) , PP 59 - 69

Published: 07 Jan 2018

DOI: 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

Techno-Economic Study of PV System for Household Electricity Generation in Almadinah AlMunawwarah

IJTEE, volume-14, Issue 1 (2018) , PP 49 - 58

Published: 07 Jan 2018

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.14.01.007

by Khaled S. Al Qdah from Faculty of Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Department, Taibah University, Madinah 42435, KSA

Abstract: The aim of this work is to study the technological feasibility and economic viability of the electrification of small house lies in a farm 50km far aw read more...

Keywords: Performance, PV, COP, Remote Areas, Climatic Conditions

Analysis of an Off-Grid Photovoltaic-Wind Hybrid Power System for Disi Water Pumping Project

IJTEE, volume-14, Issue 1 (2018) , PP 41 - 48

Published: 07 Jan 2018

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.14.01.006

by S. Abdul-Rahman, A. Badran from Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Jordan, Amman, 11942 Jordan

Abstract: A standalone hybrid PV/ wind energy system is proposed to be used to continuously power a submersible water pump from a selected well out of 55 produc read more...

Keywords: Hybrid system, Off- Grid, Storage tank

Design and Experimental Investigation of Portable Solar Thermoelectric Refrigerator

IJTEE, volume-14, Issue 1 (2018) , PP 33 - 39

Published: 07 Jan 2018

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.14.01.005

by S.M.A. Rahman, A. Sara, R. Asmaa, S. Rasha from Sustainable and Renewable Energy Engineering, University of Sharjah, Sharjah 27272, United Arab Emirates

Abstract: The aim of this project is to design a portable solar thermoelectric refrigerator for people living in remote areas, or outdoor applications where ele read more...

Keywords: Solar PV Module, Refrigerator, Thermoelectric Module, COP, Economic Analysis

Overview of Energy Savings and Efficiency Strategies at the University of Jordan Hospital

IJTEE, volume-14, Issue 1 (2018) , PP 27 - 32

Published: 07 Jan 2018

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.14.01.004

by K. Hassouneh, S. Suleiman, and A. Al-Salaymeh from Architecture Engineering Department, School of Engineering, University of Jordan, Amman, 11942, Jordan Mechanical Engineering Department, School of Engineering, University of Jordan, Amman 11942 Jordan

Abstract: The main objective of this study is to conduct an Energy Auditing of The University of Jordan Hospital. This hospital is quite known, as one of Jordan read more...

Keywords: Energy saving, energy audit, payback period

Performance Study of a Multi-Objective Mathematical Programming Modeling Approach for Energy Optimization in Building Envelopes

IJTEE, volume-14, Issue 1 (2018) , PP 17 - 26

Published: 04 Jan 2018

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.14.01.003

by Hussain H. Alzoubi, Mustafa Z. Ali, Yara M. Al Manaseer from College of Architecture and Design, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid 22110, Jordan Faculty of Information Technology, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid 22110, Jordan Faculty of Architecture and Design, Amman Al Ahliyya University, Amman 19328, Jordan

Abstract: Architecture is very responsive to the environmental and climatic factors which affect the built environment with unsteady state. Technology can be us read more...

Keywords: Building envelope, Simulation, Energy efficiency.

The impact of increasing temperatures in transition zones on energy demand

IJTEE, volume-14, Issue 1 (2018) , PP 11 - 16

Published: 04 Jan 2018

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.14.01.002

by T. Kansara from UCL Energy Institute, London, UK

Abstract: This paper describes the transitional zones of modern buildings and the impact of raising their temperature. A transitional zone is described as none read more...

Keywords: Transition Zones, Thermal Comfort, Energy Demand Reduction

Wind Catcher and Trans-evaporative Cooling Residential Integration in Arid Region

IJTEE, volume-14, Issue 1 (2018) , PP 1 - 9

Published: 23 Jan 2018

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.14.01.001

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

Abstract: The wind catcher potential for providing occupants comfort conditions is been investigated under trans-evaporative cooling for two-level simple dwelli read more...

Keywords: Wind catcher, cool tower, trans-evaporative cooling