Performance of Solar Contribution in Hybrid Parabolic trough Power Plants on Solar Extraction System in Algeria

B. Mohammed; M. Abderrezak; M. Feidt

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 1-9

  Parabolic trough power plants have been developed on several concepts for production of renewable energy in integrated solar combined cycle system (ISCCS) and direct steam generation (DSG). Each concept has their characteristic due to solar energy configuration. Recently, technology for Solar aided power ...  Read More

Simulation of Energy Conservation in a Building: A Case Study

S. Hasan; J. A. Usmani; M. Islam

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 10-15 10.5829/ijee.2018.09.01.02

  This study used a simulate based approach for calculating building energy consumption using monitoring data. This calibration was carried out on a building situated in Gurgaon, Delhi. Software used for dynamic simulation was E-Quest 3.65. The objective function was set to minimize the difference between ...  Read More

Effect of Stall Delay Model on Momentum Distribution of Wind Turbine’s Blade under Yaw Condition: Compared to MEXICO Experiment

A. Khanjari; E. Mahmoodi; A. Sarreshtehdari; M. Kordi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 16-23

  In this paper, the effect of stall delay on distribution of normal forces in different sections of rotor are studied by an enhanced version of the blade element momentum theory (BEM), based on the 3D correction Chaviaropoulos and Hansen mode. This model is computed at wind speed of 24m/s under the yaw ...  Read More

Enhancement of Rooftop Photovoltaic Array Characteristic Interconnected by Grid under Partial Shading Condition Using Cascaded DC/DC Converter

A. M. Mahmoud; S. M. Saafan; A. M. Attalla; H. Elgohary

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 24-30

  The photovoltaic (PV) Power generation is the best source of renewable energy due to advantages such as free fuel cost, cleanness, little maintenance, and causing no noise due to absence of moving parts. Egyptian government moves towards encourage consumers to generate electricity from PV array and issues ...  Read More

Photocatalytic Degradation of Sulfamethoxazole in Visible Irradiation Using Nanosized NiTiO3 Perovskite

S. Jain; U. Chandrawat

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 31-40

  Nickel titanium oxide (NiTiO3) nanoparticles were synthesized at low temperature in non aqueous medium by modified Pechini method using ethylene glycol and citric acid as polymeric precursors. The structural and morphological characteristics of the products were studied by X-ray diffraction, fourier ...  Read More

Applicability of Tempkin Equilibrium and Elovich Kinetics for Chemisorption of Brown HE-2G on Calendula Officinalis

M. K. Raman; G. Muthuraman

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 41-47

  Calendula officinalis is a low-cost material used as adsorbent for the removal of textile dye, Brown HE-2G.  The effect of pH, concentration of dyes, adsorbent dose and contact time were obtained by batch adsorption technique.  The results were analyzed by adsorption isotherm models (Freundlich, ...  Read More

Screening for Resistant and Tolerable Plants (Ludwigia Octovalvis and Phragmites Karka) in Crude Oil Sludge for Phytoremediation of Hydrocarbons

S. R. Nayyef Alanbary; S. R. Sheikh Abdullah; H. Abu Hassan; A. Razi Othman

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 48-51

  Phytoremediation is a process which utilizes plants to remove contaminants from the environment. It is the latest alternative to treatment technique that needs to identify potential plants and their ability to resist toxicity of contaminants before a full scale system can be installed to ensure that ...  Read More

Polychlorinated Biphenyl Contamination in Water and Sediment Samples in Upper River Ogun, Lagos State, Nigeria

E. F. Ajagbe; J. K. Saliu; S. O. Ayoola; N. D. Menkiti

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 52-63

  Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are a health risk for high trophic level predators and the Stockholm Convention requires measures to reduce or eliminate their release into the environment. The study was conducted an ecological survey on River Ogun, Lagos, Nigeria, quarterly over a period of two years ...  Read More

Application of Multivariate Statistics for the Identification of Possible Sources of Metal Elements in Soil of Waste Disposal Site in Khulna

S. Khair; I. M. Rafizul

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 64-70

  The main focus of present study was to demonstrate the possible generation sources of metal contamination in soil. The only authorized waste disposal site at Rajbandh located at Khulna in Bangladesh. To this endeavors, total sixty soil samples were collected at a depth of 0-30 cm from the existing ground ...  Read More

An Axial Hydro-Kinetic Turbine for Optimum Power Extraction Using Tidal Dams

A. Zahedi Nejad; P. Zahedi Nejad

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2018, Pages 71-77

  The present paper describes analytical optimization and numerical simulation of a modern hydro-kinetic turbine. It was a tidal turbine with twin elliptic-rotors. The turbines were installed within the twin ducts inside of a tidal dam. There was a gap between each of the turbines and the ducts for allowing ...  Read More