Tom Grassie

Tom Grassie

Dr Tom Grassie

Lecturer T&R

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Optimum design of a PV driven transpired plate solar air heater for drying woodchip in Scotland.

Presentation / Conference
Grassie, T. (2011, August)
Optimum design of a PV driven transpired plate solar air heater for drying woodchip in Scotland. Paper presented at Solaris 2011: 5th International Conference on Solar Radiation and Daylighting, BRNO University of Technology, Czech Republic
The design and operation of a PV driven solar air heating system for drying woodchip is considered. For a given weight and moisture content of the woodchip sample, the effect ...

Modelling bulk water temperature in integrated collector storage systems

Journal Article
Currie, J., Garnier, C., Muneer, T., Grassie, T., & Henderson, D. (2008)
Modelling bulk water temperature in integrated collector storage systems. Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, 29, 203-218. https://doi.org/10.1177/0143624408094277
A simple low cost Integrated Collector Storage Solar Water Heater (ICS-SWH) was proposed for simulation in Scottish weather conditions. The system takes the form of a rectangu...

Finite Volume Computational Fluid Dynamics Package for Solving Convective Heat Transfer Cases

Journal Article
Junaidi, H., Henderson, D., Grassie, T., Currie, J., & Muneer, T. (2008)
Finite Volume Computational Fluid Dynamics Package for Solving Convective Heat Transfer Cases. International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, 36(2), 92-112. https://doi.org/10.7227/ijmee.36.2.2
Computational fl uid dynamics (CFD) has brought a step change in the fi eld of fl ow analysis, particularly in the areas of fl uid dynamics and heat transfer, which are intert...

Experimental and CFD Investigation of an ICSSWH at various inclinations.

Journal Article
Henderson, D., Junaidi, H., Muneer, T., Grassie, T. & Currie, J. (2007)
Experimental and CFD Investigation of an ICSSWH at various inclinations. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 11, 1087 - 1116. doi:10.1016/j.rser.2005.11.003. ISSN 1364-0321
The integrated collector storage (ICS) is the type of solar water heater that has retained its existance for well over a century. The flat absorber plate ICS collector type is...

Modelling of a low temperature differential Stirling Engine.

Journal Article
Robson, A., Grassie, T. & Kubie, J. (2006)
Modelling of a low temperature differential Stirling Engine. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part C: Journal of Mechanical Engineering Science. 221, 927-943. doi:10.1243/09544062JMES631. ISSN 0954-4062
Abstract: A full theoretical model of a low temperature difference Stirling engine is developed in this paper. The model, which starts from the first principles, gives a full ...

Performance and modelling of a PV driven transpired solar air heater.

Conference Proceeding
Grassie, T. (2006)
Performance and modelling of a PV driven transpired solar air heater. ISBN 904963731

Modelling of flow rate in a photovoltaic-driven roof slate-based solar ventilation air preheating system.

Journal Article
Odeh, N. A., Grassie, T., Henderson, D. & Muneer, T. (2006)
Modelling of flow rate in a photovoltaic-driven roof slate-based solar ventilation air preheating system. Energy Conversion and Management. 47, 909-925. doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2005.06.005. ISSN 0196-8904
This paper describes the modelling of flow rate in a photovoltaic (PV) driven, roof slate based solar system for preheating ventilation air in cold climates. The system consis...

Heat transfer: a problem solving approach.

Book
Muneer, T., Kubie, J., & Grassie, T. (2002)
Heat transfer: a problem solving approach. Taylor & Francis
A core task of engineers is to analyse energy related problems. The analytical treatment is usually based on principles of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and heat transfer, b...

Design of a PV driven low flow solar domestic hot water system and modelling of the system collector outlet temperature.

Journal Article
Grassie, T., MacGregor, K., Muneer, T. & Kubie, J. (2002)
Design of a PV driven low flow solar domestic hot water system and modelling of the system collector outlet temperature. Energy conversion and management. 43, 1063-1078. doi:10.1016/S0196-8904(01)00090-5. ISSN 0196-8904
The system under consideration comprises a new freeze tolerant flat plate collector connected directly to a domestic hot water storage tank. Water is circulated by means of a ...

Optimisation of fluid-flow in a flat plate solar water heater.

Thesis
Grassie, T. Optimisation of fluid-flow in a flat plate solar water heater. (Thesis)
Edinburgh Napier University. Retrieved from http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/3862

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