volume-17-Issue 1 (2020)

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

IJTEE, volume-17, Issue 1 (2020) , PP 51 - 58

Published: 06 Dec 2020

DOI: 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 (2020) , PP 41 - 50

Published: 06 Dec 2020

DOI: 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 (2020) , PP 29 - 40

Published: 06 Dec 2020

DOI: 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 (2020) , PP 19 - 27

Published: 06 Dec 2020

DOI: 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 (2020) , PP 11 - 18

Published: 06 Dec 2020

DOI: 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 (2020) , PP 1 - 10

Published: 06 Dec 2020

DOI: 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.