volume-16-Issue 1 (2018)


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Energetic, Techno-Economic and Environmental Analysis of a Biorefinery from Sugarcane Bagasse at Different Scales

IJTEE, volume-16 , Issue 2 (2018), PP 97 - 104

Published: 08 Aug 2018

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.16.02.005

by Daissy Lorena Restrepo S, Ashley Sthefanía Caballero G, Christian David Botero G, Carlos Ariel Cardona A from Universidad Nacional de Colombia sede Manizales, Instituto de Biotecnología y Agroindustria. Laboratorio de Equilibrios Químicos y Cinética Enzimática. Departamento de Ingeniería Química. Manizales, Colombi

Abstract: Sugarcane bagasse is a waste generated in around the world in different quantities. It residue can be used to obtain different products under the conc read more...

Keywords: Sugarcane bagasse, biorefinery, scale analysis, energetic analysis


Development of Measurement Techniques for Siloxanes in Landfill Gas

IJTEE, volume-16 , Issue 2 (2018), PP 91 - 96

Published: 07 Aug 2018

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.16.02.004

by Mirosława Kaszubska, Małgorzata Wzorek from Opole University of Technology, Department of Process Engineering, Opole, Poland

Abstract: In Poland, the biogas obtained from municipal solid waste landfills is most frequently used in biogas systems. In combustion of biogas contaminated wi read more...

Keywords: Fuel, Biogas, Landfill, Impurities, Siloxanes


Evaluation of the Solid and Hazardous Wastes Generated by the Automotive Industry in Turkey

IJTEE, volume-16 , Issue 2 (2018), PP 81 - 90

Published: 07 Aug 2018

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.16.02.003

by B. Erdogan, G. Salihoglu from Department of Environmental Engineering, University of Uludag, Bursa, 16059, Turkey

Abstract: Development of the automotive industry not only facilitated our daily lives, but also introduced environmental stress. The automotive industry consist read more...

Keywords: OEM, supplier companies, questionnaire, automobile components


Plastic Packaging Waste Segregation Behavior of Residents and its Environmental Effect on Municipal Solid Waste Management

IJTEE, volume-16 , Issue 2 (2018), PP 73 - 79

Published: 08 Aug 2018

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.16.02.002

by Tomohiro Tabata, Minori Oda, Peii Tsai, Keiko Katagiri from Kobe University, Kobe, Japan, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan

Abstract: This study surveyed the plastic packaging waste segregation behaviour of residents of Kobe, Japan, especially aged residents. It discusses the possibl read more...

Keywords: Aging Rate, Garbage Segregation Behavior, Plastic Packaging Waste, Municipal Solid Waste Management


Transport, Sorption and Desorption of Organic Dye Through Quartz Sand Particles

IJTEE, volume-16 , Issue 2 (2018), PP 65 - 71

Published: 07 Aug 2018

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.16.02.001

by Amane Jada a, Rachid Ait Akbourb from Institut de Sciences Des Matériaux De Mulhouse (IS2M-UMR 7361 CNRS - UHA), Mulhouse, France Laboratoire d’Électrochimie & Catalyse et Environnement, FSA, Université Ibn Zohr, Agadir, Morocco

Abstract: In this work, the effects of various factors such as the aqueous phase pH, the temperature, the ionic strength, the flow velocity and the electrolyte read more...

Keywords: Quartz Sand, Methylene Bleu, sorption, desorption, depollution, environment, column experiments


Exergy Analysis of Internal Combustion Engine Based Cooling Cycle

IJTEE, volume-16 , Issue 2 (2018), PP 113 - 118

Published: 08 Aug 2018

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.16.02.007

by Sandeep Kumar Kamboj, Munawar Nawab Karimi from Vidya College of Engineering, Meerut, India Jamia Millia Islamia Jamianagar, New Delhi 110025, India

Abstract: In this paper, exergy analysis of a lithium bromide water vapor absorption refrigeration system is analyzed. The different alternative fuels (iso-octa read more...

Keywords: Lithium bromide water vapour absorption system, generator, condenser, evaporator, exergetic efficiency, exergy destruction


Mineral Separation and Characterization of the Ilmenite Ore Phases: Optimization of the TiO2 Pigment Process

IJTEE, volume-16 , Issue 2 (2018), PP 105 - 112

Published: 08 Aug 2018

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.16.02.006

by M. Contreras a, M.J. Gázquez , J.P. Bolívar from Department of Applied Physics, Faculty of Experimental Sciences, University of Huelva, Huelva, Spain Department of Applied Physics, Escuela Superior de Ingeniería, Puerto Real, Cádiz, Spain

Abstract: The TiO2 production by the sulphate route uses ilmenite as raw material, which is initially milled and dissolved by adding concentrated Sulphur acid ( read more...

Keywords: Ilmenite; TiO2 industries, Magnetic mineral separation, Particle morphology, Textural constraints


Towards Solar Pond Design and Development for Masdar City Environment

IJTEE, volume-16 , Issue 1 (2018), PP 59 - 64

Published: 07 Aug 2018

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.16.01.008

by Khadije El Kadi, Isam Janajreh from Mechanical and Materials Engineering Department, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Masdar Institute, Masdar City, P.O Box 54224, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Abstract: Salinity-gradient solar ponds (SGSP) are water bodies that serves as a solar thermal energy storage system. Establishing a salinity gradient and obser read more...

Keywords: Solar pond, Salinity gradient, CFD, SGSP, Solar thermal, Energy storage


Study of an Electric Energy Generation System from Exhaust Waste Recovery from an Internal Combustion Engine

IJTEE, volume-16 , Issue 1 (2018), PP 51 - 58

Published: 07 Aug 2018

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.16.01.007

by Jorge de-J. Lozoya-Santos, Jonathan Rivas Torres, Adán Sáenz Herrera, Julio C. Salinas-Maldonado, Eduardo Mariscal Hay, Adriana Vargas-Martínez from Universidad de Monterrey, San Pedro Garza García, México

Abstract: A conventional car engine uses at best about one-third of the fuel combustion energy, while the rest of the energy is lost in friction and most in hea read more...

Keywords: Exhaust Gas Recovery, Turbocharging, Brayton Cycle Efficiency.


Development of a Battery System for an Electric Quarter of Vehicle

IJTEE, volume-16 , Issue 1 (2018), PP 47 - 50

Published: 07 Aug 2018

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.16.01.006

by Domingo Martinez-Cevada, Jaime Zazueta-DeDoig, Carlos Gloria-Steele, Jorge de-J. Lozoya-Santos, Adriana Vargas-Martínez from Universidad de Monterrey, San Pedro Garza García, México

Abstract: The Battery System (BS) of an Electric Quarter of Vehicle (EQoV) it is an actual unresolved challenge in the electric vehicle industry. This paper pro read more...

Keywords: Electric Quarter of Vehicle, EQoV, Electric Vehicle, Battery System.


High Resolution Wind Power and Wind Drought Models

IJTEE, volume-16 , Issue 1 (2018), PP 27 - 36

Published: 07 Aug 2018

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.16.01.004

by Paula Carroll, Lucy Cradden, Mícheál Ó hÉigeartaigh from Centre for Business Analytics, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland Energy Institute, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland School of Earth Sciences, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Abstract: We present high resolution wind power statistical models fitted to meteorological data for the island of Ireland. We find that a discrete Burr model e read more...

Keywords: Wind Power Model, Wind Drought Model, Discrete Count Model, Wind Energy Resource


Redesign, Development and Construction of Powered Burner Head

IJTEE, volume-16 , Issue 1 (2018), PP 11 - 17

Published: 07 Aug 2018

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.16.01.002

by Hosni I. Abu-Mulaweh, Donald W. Mueller from Purdue University Fort Wayne, Fort Wayne, IN 46805, USA

Abstract: This paper presents the redesign of a burner mixing head that used on High Static Gas burner (HSG) product to mix the gas and air mixture before it is read more...

Keywords: Burner Head, Design, Combustion