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Whole-life design and resource reuse of a solar water heater in the UK

Journal Article
Saint, R. M., Pomponi, F., Garnier, C., & Currie, J. I. (2019)
Whole-life design and resource reuse of a solar water heater in the UK. Proceedings of the ICE - Engineering Sustainability, 172(3), 153-164. https://doi.org/10.1680/jensu.17.00068
Passive solar systems are often designed primarily with efficiency in mind, and research efforts are concentrated towards gaining an increase in performance. However, due to t...

Energy consumption and modelling of the climate control system in the electric vehicle

Journal Article
Doyle, A., & Muneer, T. (2018)
Energy consumption and modelling of the climate control system in the electric vehicle. Energy Exploration and Exploitation, https://doi.org/10.1177/0144598718806458
With the introduction of electric vehicles in the automobile market, limited information is available on how the battery’s energy consumption is distributed. This paper focuse...

Enhancement of Albedo for Solar Energy Gain with Particular Emphasis on Overcast Skies

Journal Article
Gul, M., Kotak, Y., Muneer, T., & Ivanova, S. (2018)
Enhancement of Albedo for Solar Energy Gain with Particular Emphasis on Overcast Skies. Energies, 11(11), 2881. https://doi.org/10.3390/en11112881
In the absence of ground reflected radiation measured data, an average albedo value of 0.2, which describes the reflective properties of the bare ground is generally used. The...

Parked electric car's cabin heat management using photovoltaic powered ventilation system

Journal Article
Kolhe, M., Adhikari, S., & Muneer, T. (2019)
Parked electric car's cabin heat management using photovoltaic powered ventilation system. Applied Energy, 233-234, 403-411. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.10.012
This paper explores the use of electric car roof mounted photovoltaic (PV) powered ventilation for cabin heat management/ventilation. A fully-functional Renault Zoe electric c...

A case study of PV output power degradation rates in Oman.

Journal Article
Honnurvali, M., Gupta, N., Goh, K., Umar, T., & Nazeema, N. (2019)
A case study of PV output power degradation rates in Oman. IET Renewable Power Generation, 13(2), 352-360. doi:10.1049/iet-rpg.2018.5457
To meet the increase in peak electricity demand and to reduce fossil fuel emissions in Oman and as an initiative taken by the government, by 2030, 15% (3000 MW) of the total e...

Overview of porous media/metal foam application in fuel cells and solar power systems

Journal Article
Tan, W. C., Saw, . L. H., Thiam, H. S., Xuan, J., Cai, Z., & Yew, M. C. (2018)
Overview of porous media/metal foam application in fuel cells and solar power systems. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 96, 181-197
Fuel cells and solar energy are promising candidates for electricity generation. It is forecast that fuel cells and solar power systems will play an important role in reducing...

Parked Electric Vehicle’s Cabin Temperature Management Using Photovoltaic Powered Ventilation

Journal Article
Kolhe, M., Muneer, T., & Adhikari, S. (2017)
Parked Electric Vehicle’s Cabin Temperature Management Using Photovoltaic Powered Ventilation. Energy Procedia, 142, 343-349. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.12.054
District heating networks are commonly addressed in the literature as one of the most effective solutions for decreasing the greenhouse gas emissions from the building sector....

A novel teaching program for inter-surface radiation exchange

Journal Article
Muneer, T., & Ivanova, S. (2016)
A novel teaching program for inter-surface radiation exchange. Educational Alternatives, 14, 357-366
The present article describes a possible pedagogical approach for delivering a module in inter-surface radiation exchange that will encompass the following applications and wi...

Performance of Solar PV Systems.

Book Chapter
Muneer, T., & Kotak, Y. (2015)
Performance of Solar PV Systems. In Solar Photovoltaic System Applications, 107-135. BMC. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-14663-8_5
This chapter provides a review of the complete solar photovoltaic system that includes a discussion on the trends in manufacturing technology of the constituting components. T...

Solar Energy Measurements

Book Chapter
Muneer, T., & Tham, Y. W. Solar Energy Measurements. In Mechanical Engineers' Handbook, (1-34)
Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781118985960.meh423
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has recommended a standard terminology for various radiation fluxes and the classification of the associated instruments. The units...