A New Model for Person Reidentification Using Deep CNN and Autoencoders

A. Sezavar; H. Farsi; S. Mohamadzadeh

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 314-320


  Person re-identification (re-id) is one of the most critical and challenging topics in image processing and artificial intelligence. In general, person re-identification means that a person seen in the field of view of one camera can be found and tracked by other non-overlapped cameras. Low-resolution ...  Read More

BTEXS Removal From Aqueous Phase by MCM-41 Green Synthesis Using Rice Husk Silica

M. Heydari; T. Tabatabaie; F. Amiri; S. E. Hashemi

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 321-335


  Large volumes of contaminated industrial wastewater have caused growing concern among researchers and environmentalists. Benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, xylene, and styrene (BTEXS) cyclic hydrocarbons in industrial effluents are often completely stable to biodegradation and must be treated before disposal. ...  Read More

Application of Correlation Analysis Based on Principal Components in the Study of Global Temperature Changes

X. Chen; H. Jiang; H. Cheng; H. Zheng

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 336-345


  The current issue of global warming is prominent, and there are many factors that affect global temperature changes. Therefore, how to correctly judge the relationship between each influencing factor and global temperature changes and accurately find out the main reasons of global temperature rise which ...  Read More

Improving Thermal Efficiency of Solar Air Collector by Creating Turbulent Flow Using New Baffles Combinations

Z. Aouissi; F. Chabane; M. S. Teguia

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 346-352


  The study shows an experimental investigation for a solar air collector with a single pass by adding rectangular baffles for different positions inside the channel. The aim of this study is to improve the thermal efficiency for this collector, and that through testing four cases of baffles positions ...  Read More

Use of an Eletrokinetic Remediated Soil as a Road Subgrade Material

J. E. Sani; T. S. Ijimdiya; G. Moses; A. A. Lawal

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 353-360


  The soil investigated for suitability checks, as a subgrade material in this study, was a crude oil contaminated (COC) soil treated using an electrokinetic technique. The index properties and compaction characteristics of the electrokinetic remediated (EKR) soil are natural moisture content was 10.97%; ...  Read More

Renewable Energy
An Experimental Study to Apply an Absorption Refrigeration Cycle as a Dehumidifier in Humidification-Dehumidification Solar Desalination System

S. Aghajani Afghan; R. Shafaghat; A. Aghajani Afghan; S. M. Hosseinalipour

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 361-371


  In this paper, the performance of a hybrid humidification-dehumidification (HDH) desalination system is experimentally studied. The system operates as an Open-Air Closed-Water cycle and utilizes a solar air heater to heat the input air to the humidifier. An Ammonia absorption refrigeration cooling cycle ...  Read More

A Review on Renewable Energy Scenario in Ethiopia

A. W. Tahiru; S. U. Takal; E. D. Sunkari; S. Ampofo

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 372-384


  Although Ethiopia is one of the world's fastest-growing economies, access to sustainable energy and cutting-edge clean energy technology remains a major concern. The government is making significant efforts to generate renewable energy and provide more access to its citizens. Despite this, traditional ...  Read More

Performance Analysis of a Novel Cross-flow Solar Air Heater with Square Perforated Absorber Plate: An Experimental Study

H. Farzan; A. A. Abouee-Mehrizi; M. Khazali

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 385-392


  The current study introduces and analyzes a novel square cross-flow perforated solar air heater (SAH). Since the convection mechanism in SAHs is weak, numerous methods have been suggested to address this problem and improve thermal efficiency. Perforations and cross-flow configuration generate high turbulency ...  Read More

Covid-19 Pandemic and Its Environmental Implications: An Investigation of Forest Fires in Northern Iran

A. Kaviani Rad

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 393-400


  A global health and economic crisis was caused by a pandemic Covid-19 in 2020, which reduced human activity worldwide. As human activities decreased, researchers had the chance to evaluate the impact of humankind on the ecosystem as well as explore the causes behind natural occurrences like forest fires, ...  Read More

Renewable Energy
Optimum Investment Planning for Development and Operation of Electricity Network in Presence of Renewable Units

S. M. Seyed Hoseini; A. Mohammadzadeh; M. Seighli; F. Rezaei

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 401-414


  With the increase in world population and limited energy resources, countries have faced the high demand of energy and energy consumption problem. The crisis that threaten countries and human societies are the limited resources of non-renewable (fossil) energy and the increase in environmental pollution ...  Read More

A Numerical Study on Surface-piercing Propellers using Sliding Mesh Method via Openfoam Software

A. Amini; N. M. Nouri; S. Niazi; A. Abedi

Volume 14, Issue 4 , October 2023, Pages 415-422


  Surface-piercing propellers (SPP) are known as one of the most efficient propellers in marine sciences and maritime industries. In this study, different types of simulations were performed on an SPP in various rotational speeds in open water conditions, and a numerical study was also carried out on a ...  Read More