Performance Enforcement of a Parabolic Solar Collector with a Separating Transparent Glass Sheet

S. A. Gandjalikhan Nassab

Volume 13, Issue 2 , March 2022, , Pages 158-168

  This paper deals with the development of compound parabolic collectors (CPCs), utilizing a partial glass sheet adjacent to the absorber plate for the purpose of performance improvement. The collector under study has a parabolic shape, whose cavity is filled with air and the turbulent natural convection ...  Read More

Performance Evaluation and Emission Characterisation of Biodiesel from Shea Butter on Compression Ignition Engine

E. O. Ajala; F. Aberuagba; M. A. Ajala; A. M. Ayanshola; T. D. Akpenpuun

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 61-69

  Shea biodiesel (SBD) was produced and blended with diesel at various proportions to produce 100B (SBD), 75B, 50B, 25B, and D (diesel) as fuel types. The SBD and other fuel types were characterised by ASTM standard methods for its physicochemical properties. The fuel types were used in a compression ignition ...  Read More

Evaluation of Photovoltaic System Performance: A Case Study in East Azerbaijan, Iran

M. M. Mirzaei Darian; A. M. Ghorreshi; M. J. Hajatzadeh

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 75-78

  Solar energy is a feasible and efficient way to reduce environmental pollution which, in turn, can decrease the production of greenhouse gases. Iran with over 300 sunny days has a high potential for producing energy, including electricity through photovoltaic (PV) systems. Regarding this fact that Iran ...  Read More

Role of Nanoparticles as Performance and Emission Improver of Compression Ignition Engine Fuels: An Overview

A. Kumar Singh; R. Patle; M. Das; R. Sanodiya; N. M. Stanley; P. Malkhani

Volume 10, Issue 2 , June 2019, , Pages 104-110

  Applications of nano-scaled energetic materials in diesel and diesel-biodiesel blends as catalytic agents have emerged contemporarily in pace to develop an efficient and eco-friendly alternative fuel for compression ignition (CI) engines. Inclusion of nanoparticles as additives for CI engine fuels promises ...  Read More