volume-05-Issue 1 (2013)


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Sustainable System Solutions: RAK Research and Innovation Center

SWES, volume-05 , Issue 2 (2013), PP 67 - 76

Published: 22 Nov 2015

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/swes.5.02.010

by Mousa Mohsen, Zaki Iqbal, Uday Kumar, Waqar Ullah, Omar Akash from RAK Research and Innovation Center, American University of Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

Abstract: Achieving sustainable development requires collaboration between different sectors and institutions, as well as the participation of all relevant stak read more...

Keywords: Sustainable System Solutions,Concentrated Solar Power


Agents and Sensors System for Monitoring Sandstorms

SWES, volume-05 , Issue 2 (2013), PP 59 - 65

Published: 26 Jun 2015

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/swes.05.01.009

by Elhadi M. Shakshuki, Tarek R. Sheltami from Acadia University, Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada, B4P 2R6, King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, 31261

Abstract: Saudi Arabia highways, especially in the eastern region, are subject to several sandstorms and sand dunes that yield to reduced visibility, unsafe roa read more...

Keywords: Agents, data dissemination, query optimization, sensor networks.


The Effect of PH on the Hydrogen and Oxygen Production Using Photovoltaic Power Generator

SWES, volume-05 , Issue 1 (2013), PP 7 - 12

Published: 23 Jun 2013

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/swes.05.01.002

by Salah Abdallah , Essam Yousef , Mohammad Katab , Issameddin Abdullah from University of Business & Technology, Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Applied Science University, Amman 11931, Jordan

Abstract: In this work, an experimental study was conducted to In this work, an experimental study was conducted to investigate the effect of PH on the hydrogen read more...

Keywords: Hydrogen and oxygen production, PH, photovoltaic


Impact of Olives Storage and Irrigation with Treated Wastewater on the Oil Quality: Simulation of Olive Mill Conditions

SWES, volume-05 , Issue 1 (2013), PP 51 - 57

Published: 24 Jun 2013

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/swes.05.01.008

by M. Gharsallaoui , C. Benincasa, M. Ayadi , E. Perri, M. Khlif , S. Gabsi from Olive Tree Institute BP1087 Sfax 3000 Tunisia, C.R.A. Istituto Sperimentale per l’Olivicoltura, via Li Rocchi 111, 87036 Rende (Cs), Italy , National school of Engineering, Gabes, Tunisia

Abstract: The purpose of this research was to assess the impact of irrigation by treated wastewater on the Tunisian olive oil quality. In this experiment, olive read more...

Keywords: treated wastewater, irrigation, mill conditions, olive oil quality


Preparation, Characterization and Application of Chitosan/ Polyethylene Glycol Blend Film for Removal of Iron from Water

SWES, volume-05 , Issue 1 (2013), PP 43 - 49

Published: 23 Jun 2013

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/swes.05.01.007

by Neama A. Reiad, Omar E. Abdelsalam, Ehab F. Abadir, Farid A. Harraz from Sanitary & Environmental Department, Housing & Building National Research Center, Dokki 11511, Egypt, Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Giza, Egypt , Advanced Materials Technology Department, Central Metallurgical R & D Institute (CMRDI), Cairo 11421, Egypt

Abstract: Cross-linked chitosan (CS) with sub-micrometre porous structure were prepared by extraction of poly (ethylene glycol) (PEG) from CS/PEG blend film acc read more...

Keywords: Chitosan, Blend Film, Adsorption, Iron Ions


Science Policy and Implications for Sustainable Development- The Case of Jordan

SWES, volume-05 , Issue 1 (2013), PP 35 - 42

Published: 23 Jun 2013

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/swes.05.01.006

by Odeh Al-Jayyousi , Abeer Arafat , Suha Shouqar from Vice President for Science and Research, Royal Scientific Society, Jordan , Knowledge Management Officer, Royal Scientific Society, Jordan , Research Assistant to HRH, President of RSS Royal Scientific Society, Jordan

Abstract: This paper aims to review the science policy in selected countries, i.e., US, UK, Malaysia and Turkey. It intends to document best practices in STI to read more...

Keywords: science policy, innovation, sustainable development, Jordan.


The Effect of TDS on the Hydrogen and Oxygen Production Using Photovoltaic Power Generation System

SWES, volume-05 , Issue 1 (2013), PP 31 - 34

Published: 23 Jun 2013

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/swes.05.01.005

by Salah Abdallah , Essam Yousef , Issameddin Abdullah , Asma Tamime from a University of Business & Technology, Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia ,Applied Science University, Amman 11931, Jordan, Department of Mechatronic Engineering, Hashemite University, Zarqa, Jordan

Abstract: In this work, an experimental study was conducted to investigate the effect of TDS (Total Dissolved Solids) on the hydrogen and oxygen production usin read more...

Keywords: Hydrogen and oxygen production, TDS, Photovoltaic


Combined Energy-Water-Food (EWF) Procession: Project-based Approach to the Sustainable Development of North-Sinai Settlements

SWES, volume-05 , Issue 1 (2013), PP 21 - 30

Published: 24 Jun 2013

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/swes.05.01.004

by Sherif A. Sheta from Mansoura University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Architectural Engineering, Mansoura, Egypt 35516

Abstract: The tripod of energy, water, and food (EWF) are recognized as the key driver of any socio-economic development worldwide. In Egypt, attention is being read more...

Keywords: Combined Techniques, Renewable Energy, Water, Food, EWF, Sustainable Settlements, North Sinai.


Experimental Investigation of a Novel Solar Powered Psychometric Low Grade Water Desalination System

SWES, volume-05 , Issue 1 (2013), PP 13 - 20

Published: 23 Jun 2013

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/swes.05.01.003

by Mahmoud Shatat , Saffa Riffat, Mark Worall from Institute of Sustainable Energy Technology, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK

Abstract: Many countries around the world and especially in the Middle East and MENA region are struggling to provide their people with clean water under the ra read more...

Keywords: Water Desalination, Psychometric, Humidification, Dehumidification, Water Quality


Condenser Designs for Greenhouse Desalination

SWES, volume-05 , Issue 1 (2013), PP 1 - 6

Published: 23 Jun 2013

DOI: http://doi.org/10.5383/swes.05.01.001

by A. Alkhalidi , Y. Zurigat , B. Dawoud , T. Aldoss , G. Theodoridis from Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, USA, Mechanical Engineering Department, Sultan Qaboos University, Al-Khod, Oman, Technical ThermFlow Dynamics Hellas S.A. Simulation - Measurement - Optimization – Control, Thessaloniki, Greeceodynamics, RWTH Aachen University, Schinkelstr. 8, D-52056 Aachen, Germany,Mechanical Engineering Department, University of Jordan for Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan,

Abstract: Innovative condenser designs were created in this study. The plate channelled condenser and the vibrating plastic surface condenser, first condenser d read more...

Keywords: Condenser,plastic sheet,cooled plate surface