volume-17-Issue 1 (2018)


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Automatic Domestic Stove Using Olive Cake Fuel

IJTEE, volume-17 , Issue 1 (2018), PP 67 - 72

Published: 06 Dec 2018

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.17.01.008

by Jamil Al Asfar, Laith Mazahreh from Jamil Al Asfar, The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan , Laith Mazahreh, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, Amman, Jordan

Abstract: Desertification is considered one of the main problems that concerns mankind. Wood stoves and fireplaces mainly use wood as the main source of energy, read more...

Keywords: Olive Cake, Heating System, Biomass, Biofuels, Automatic.


Damage Identification of HAWT Blade using Ordinary Linear Kriging Method and Variation of Blade’s Modal Parameters

IJTEE, volume-17 , Issue 1 (2018), PP 59 - 66

Published: 06 Dec 2018

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.17.01.007

by Ameen El-Sinawi, Mohammed Awadallah, Isam Janajreh from Mechanical Engineering Department, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Masdar Institute, PO Box 54224, Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Abstract: Wind turbine blades operate in a harsh environment causing them to always be susceptible to damage. Variable wind loading, debris impact, and thermal read more...

Keywords: Vibration Analysis, Wind Turbine Damage, Kriging Analysis, Model Parameters, FEA, BEMM method


Mathematical Modelling for the Thermal Performance of a Solar Parabolic Trough Concentrator (PTC) Under Egypt Climate

IJTEE, volume-17 , Issue 1 (2018), PP 51 - 58

Published: 06 Dec 2018

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.17.01.006

by Mohamed H. Ahmed , Alberto Giaconia , Amr. M. A. Amin from Solar Energy Department, National Research Centre, Dokki, Giza, Egypt Energy Technologies Department, ENEA Casaccia Research Center, Roma, Italy Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, Cairo, Egypt

Abstract: In this work, an analysis of the annual performance of a parabolic trough concentrator has been accomplished. A numerical model was developed and buil read more...

Keywords: Solar Plant, Numerical Model, Parabolic Trough Collector, Collector Efficiency, Annual Performance, Model Validation


Impact of Storage Tank Size and Backup Heating Unit on a Solar Absorption Cooling System

IJTEE, volume-17 , Issue 1 (2018), PP 41 - 50

Published: 06 Dec 2018

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.17.01.005

by Mohamed H. Ahmed from Solar Energy Department, National Research Center, Giza 12622, Egypt

Abstract: Solar energy has a great ability in cooling and air conditioning as the demand for cooling and air conditioning coincides with the availability of sol read more...

Keywords: Solar Cooling, Absorption, Linear Fresnel Concentrator, Simulation, Storage Tank, TRNSYS


Efficient Residential Buildings in Hot and Humid Regions: The Case of Abu Dhabi, UAE

IJTEE, volume-17 , Issue 1 (2018), PP 29 - 40

Published: 06 Dec 2018

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.17.01.004

by Ayesha AlQubaisi, Ali Al-Alili from Department of Mechanical Engineering, Khalifa University, Sas Al Nakhl Campus, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abstract: The design, construction, and operation of highly efficient residential buildings in hot and humid climates represent a unique challenge for architect read more...

Keywords: Green building rating; Estidama; LEED; Energy Efficiency; Thermal comfort


Boosting Regulations Legislation Reliefs Regarding Environmental Management Systems in the Framework of EMAS and ISO 14001: Case Study of Cyprus

IJTEE, volume-17 , Issue 1 (2018), PP 19 - 27

Published: 06 Dec 2018

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.17.01.003

by Loizia Pantelitsa , Voukkali Irene , Antonis A. Zorpas from ENVITECH (Environmental Technology) Ltd, Institute of Environmental Technology and Sustainable Development, Department of Research – Development, Paralimni, Cyprus Cyprus Open University, Faculty of Pure and Applied Sciences, Environmental Conservation and Management, Laboratory of Chemical Engineering and Engineering Sustainability Nicosia, Cyprus

Abstract: Environmental Management Systems (EMS) defining a list of requirements that can help organizations to improve their environmental performance. The mos read more...

Keywords: EMAS legislation, ISO 14001 legislation, BRAVER.


Greenhouse Microclimate Flow Simulation: Influence of Inlet Flow Conditions

IJTEE, volume-17 , Issue 1 (2018), PP 11 - 18

Published: 06 Dec 2018

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.17.01.002

by Syed Shabbar Raza, Khadije El Kadi, Isam Janajreh from Mechanical Engineering Department, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Abstract: Greenhouse (GH) has been demonstrated as a profitable technology for food production with low demand of irrigation water. In this work, a numerical mo read more...

Keywords: Sustainable Greenhouses, CFD, HVAC, Plant Transpiration


Comparing Between Best Energy Efficient Techniques Worldwide with Existing Solution Implemented in Al-Ahliyya Amman University

IJTEE, volume-17 , Issue 1 (2018), PP 1 - 10

Published: 06 Dec 2018

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/ijtee.17.01.001

by Ammar Alkhalidi, Walaa Hassan from Energy Engineering Department, German Jordanian University, Amman, Jordan Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan

Abstract: In this research paper, an overview of energy reduction methods around the world in commercial buildings was investigated, to find out the best soluti read more...

Keywords: carbon Nanotube PV system, Energy Efficient Techniques, Amman Jordan.