Comparative Exergy, Economic and Environmental Analysis of Parabolic Trough Collector and Linear Fresnel Reflector

M. Maghsoudizadeh; M. Ameri; E. Jahanshahi Javaran; A. MotamedSadr; A. A. Feili Monfared

Volume 15, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 177-186

  In recent years, the use of renewable energy sources and investigation on renewable energy have significantly grown. In this research, parabolic trough and linear Fresnel collectors, which are widely used in the field of solar energy, have been investigated from the point of view of exergy. First, the ...  Read More

Thermal Performance and Heat Dynamics Energy and Exergy of Integrated Asphalt Collector Storage: Sources of Thermal Energy, and Thermoelectric Energy

M. Esmaeili Shayan; M. R. Hayati

Volume 14, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 17-25

  Having kilometers of asphalt road, yet with this heat going to waste, an attempt has been made in this research to extract the road's renewable energy heat. The purpose of the experiment is to compare the energy and exergy efficiency of various materials of asphalt solar water heaters (ASWH), as well ...  Read More

Design and Simulation of Air-Solar Preheating Unit: An Improved Design of a Flat Plate Solar Collector

S. N. Nnamchi; O. A. Nnamchi; E. O. Sangotayo; S. A. Ismael; O. K. Nkurunziza; V. Gabriel

Volume 11, Issue 2 , June 2020, , Pages 97-108

  The design of a flat-plate solar collector (FPSC) is accomplished by multiple input multiple output (MIMO) design technique. The design variables (absorber, fluid and glass temperatures; length, width, height of the FPSC) were the unknown variables in the commensurate thermal balance equations based ...  Read More

Energy and Exergy Assessment and Heat Recovery on Rotary Kiln of Cement Plant for Cooling Effect Production by Using Vapor Absorption Refrigeration System

B. G. Emyat

Volume 11, Issue 2 , June 2020, , Pages 109-115

  The main aim of this study is to use waste heat for cooling effect production from cement rotary kiln shell by applying vapor absorption refrigeration system. The plant has performance to manufacture 2000 tons of clinker per day. Energy and exergy analysis has been performed to assess first and second ...  Read More

Application of Aspen HYSYS for Predicting the Effects of Impurities on Thermodynamic Performance of Glycerol Autothermal Reforming for Hydrogen Production

S. A. Azeez; U. Garba; B. G. Danshehu

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2020, , Pages 51-56

  Hydrogen production from glycerol via autothermal reforming (ATR) has been widely investigated. However, little is known about the influence of impurities in glycerol on thermodynamic performance of the process. This study focused on the effects of impurities in glycerol on hydrogen productivity, energetic ...  Read More

Experimental Study of a Solar Air Collector with Doubles Glazed

F. Chabane; E. Sekseff

Volume 9, Issue 3 , October 2018, , Pages 163-167

  Our work an experimental study of a double-glazed solar air collector in the BISKRA site. The main objective of our work minimized thermal losses forward. The experimental model used is based on the addition of second glass and the increase in distance between the two panes. The study was carried out ...  Read More