volume-06-Issue 1 (2013)

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Performance Characteristics Analysis of Small Diesel Engines Fueled with Different Blends of Mustard Oil Bio-diesel

IJTEE, volume-06, Issue 1 (2013) , PP 43 - 48

Published: 01 Oct 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.06.01.007

by Z.M. Hasib, K.A. Rahman from Department of Mechanical Engineering, BUET, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Abstract: Energy is the prerequisite for modern civilization. Fossil fuel is still the main source of energy. But the endless consumption of fossil fuel has bro read more...

Keywords: Mustard oil, Bio-diesel, Blends of bio-diesel, Trasn-esterification.

Renewable or Nuclear Energy? Jordan's Energy Strategy Options

IJTEE, volume-06, Issue 1 (2013) , PP 35 - 42

Published: 19 Jan 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijee.06.01.006

by Mousa S. Mohsen from School of Engineering, American University of Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

Abstract: The gap between energy supply and demand is widening in Jordan. Sound measures to overcome this gap are essential for sustainable energy development. read more...

Keywords: Renewable energy, Nuclear energy, Jordan

Design, Fabrication, and Performance Evaluation of Double Slope Active Solar Still under Forced Circulation Mode

IJTEE, volume-06, Issue 1 (2013) , PP 27 - 34

Published: 25 Jun 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.06.01.005

by A.K. Sethi, V.K. Dwivedi from Research Scholar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Bhagwant University, Ajmer, India, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Galgotias College of Engineering and Technology, Greater Noida, U.P, India

Abstract: Water is fundamental to human life on earth for survival and good health. Access to safe water is a major challenge in many communities in developing read more...

Keywords: Active solar still, Water depth, Instantaneous thermal efficiency

Energy Optimization of Heat Engine with Infinite Heat Capacity Reservoirs

IJTEE, volume-06, Issue 1 (2013) , PP 21 - 26

Published: 25 Jun 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.05.01.004

by Christer Nylund, M. El Haj Assad from Arcada University of Applied Sciences, Jan-Magnus Janssonin aukio 1, Aalto University, School of Science and Technology, Department of Energy Technology, 00076 Aalto, Finland

Abstract: The optimal energy output of a heat engine based on the Carnot process is studied. The internal irreversibility of the engine is considered by taking read more...

Keywords: Heat engine, Irreversibility, Work.

Experimental Performance of a Direct Evaporative Cooler Operating in Kuala Lumpur

IJTEE, volume-06, Issue 1 (2013) , PP 15 - 20

Published: 25 Jun 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.06.01.003

by Abdulrahman Th. Mohammad, Sohif Bin Mat, M.Y. Sulaiman, K. Sopian, Abduljalil A. Al-abidi from Solar Energy Research Institute, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Baqubah Technical Institute, Foundation of Technical Education, Baghdad, Iraq

Abstract: The present work presents an experimental investigation on the performance of a direct evaporative cooler in hot and humid regions. The experimental s read more...

Keywords: Evaporative cooler, Saturation efficiency, cooling capacity.

Numerical Simulation of Force Convection in a Channel with Porous Part

IJTEE, volume-06, Issue 1 (2013) , PP 7 - 14

Published: 25 Jun 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.06.01.002

by Mojtaba Aghajani Delavar, Farzane Mohammadvali from Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Babol Noshirvani University of Technology, Babol, Islamic Republic of Iran

Abstract: In the present work, two dimensional laminar flow and convective heat transfer between two parallel plates of a symmetric channel were simulated using read more...

Keywords: Heat transfer, porosity, flow convection

Algerian Strategy in the Context of Sustainable Development: The Case of Green Building

IJTEE, volume-06, Issue 1 (2013) , PP 1 - 6

Published: 25 Jun 2013

DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.06.01.001

by Mohammed El Amine BOUKLI HACENE, Nasr Eddine CHABANE SARI from University of Tlemcen, ALGERIA, 13000, University of Sidi Bel Abbes, ALGERIA, 22000

Abstract: Energy issues and global climate remind us of the urgency of wise use of resources and the necessary changes in the construction industry. Largest con read more...

Keywords: Energy, resources, ecological, policy, sustainable.