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The estimation of a driving cycle for Celje and a comparison to other European cities.

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Knez, M., Muneer, T., Jereb, B., & Cullinane, K. (2014)
The estimation of a driving cycle for Celje and a comparison to other European cities. Sustainable Cities and Society, 11, 56-60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scs.2013.11.010
Due to rapidly increasing numbers of vehicles, growing traffic congestion and the very limited use of emission control strategies, motor vehicles are emerging as the largest s...

Super insulated aerogel windows: Impact on daylighting and thermal performance

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Garnier, C., Muneer, T., & McCauley, L. (2015)
Super insulated aerogel windows: Impact on daylighting and thermal performance. Building and Environment, 94, 231-238. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2015.08.009
Window design plays an important role in achieving energy efficient buildings and in providing thermal comfort of building occupants. This paper investigates a newly developed...

Thermal model for performance prediction of integrated collector storage systems

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Garnier, C., Muneer, T., & Currie, J. (2011)
Thermal model for performance prediction of integrated collector storage systems. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 3, https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3549148
The result of many years of global research on solar water heating systems has outlined the promising approach of integrated collector storage solar water heaters (ICS-SWHs) i...

The role of renewable and non-renewable sources for meeting future UK energy needs

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Asif, M., Currie, J., & Muneer, T. (2007)
The role of renewable and non-renewable sources for meeting future UK energy needs. International Journal of Nuclear Governance, Economy and Ecology, 1, 372-383. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJNGEE.2007.016657
Provision of sufficient, affordable and secure energy is very crucial for modern economies. Countries across the world are facing energy challenges one way or the other. This ...

Radiation View Factor for Building Applications: Comparison of Computation Environments

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Alam, M., Gul, M. S., & Muneer, T. (2019)
Radiation View Factor for Building Applications: Comparison of Computation Environments. Energies, 12(20), https://doi.org/10.3390/en12203826
Computation of view factors is required in several building engineering applications where radiative exchange takes place between surfaces such as ground and vertical walls or...

Feasibility Study of Integrating Renewable Energy Generation System in Sark Island to Reduce Energy Generation Cost and CO2 Emissions

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Robinson, S., Papadopoulos, S., Jadraque Gago, E., & Muneer, T. (2019)
Feasibility Study of Integrating Renewable Energy Generation System in Sark Island to Reduce Energy Generation Cost and CO2 Emissions. Energies, 12(24), 4722. https://doi.org/10.3390/en12244722
The island of Sark, located in the English Channel, has endured an electricity distribution crisis for the past few years, resulting in high electricity costs almost six times...

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

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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....

Design of an Electrically Powered Rickshaw, for Use in India

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Cochrane, C., Muneer, T., & Fraser, B. (2019)
Design of an Electrically Powered Rickshaw, for Use in India. Energies, 12(17), 3346. https://doi.org/10.3390/en12173346
The main aim of this article is to present research findings related to the design of an electric rickshaw for use in Kolkata, India, identifying weaknesses in the current cyc...

Driven Performance of Electric Vehicles in Edinburgh and Its Environs

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Milligan, R., Etxebarria, S., Muneer, T., & Jadraque Gago, E. (2019)
Driven Performance of Electric Vehicles in Edinburgh and Its Environs. Energies, 12(16), 3074. https://doi.org/10.3390/en12163074
Fuelled by energy security problems and urban air pollution challenges, several countries worldwide have set the objective to gradually eliminate petrol and diesel cars. The i...

Empirical Models for the Estimation of Solar Sky-Diffuse Radiation. A Review and Experimental Analysis

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Berrizbeitia, S. E., Jadraque Gago, E., & Muneer, T. (2020)
Empirical Models for the Estimation of Solar Sky-Diffuse Radiation. A Review and Experimental Analysis. Energies, 13(3), https://doi.org/10.3390/en13030701
Accurate solar radiation data are essential for the development of solar energy application systems. The limited availability of solar radiation data, and especially diffuse i...

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Research in Slovenia on Sustainable Transport in Slovenia

2013 - 2014
To compare the vehicular driving cycle of a small town in an EU member state against the standard EU cycle and obtain the primary energy requirements for road transport. Furthermore, to explore the sa...
Funder: Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland | Value: £1,740

Reduction and eradication of fuel poverty

2012 - 2012
Project to provide the services of a solar PV expert (TRI) to work with an external partner to help them to design, test, deliver, and evaluate a model focused on using existing and new PV technologie...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £5,000

Monodraught Ltd TCD Ref 3448

2004 - 2006
Monodraught Ltd TCD Ref 3448
Funder: Innovate UK | Value: £69,560

Reducing the Greenhouse effect through Alternative Industrial Estates Mgt

2013 - 2015
Energy use in buildings is one of the biggest contributors to UK carbon emissions, and low carbon refurbishment of existing buildings is one of the key ways to reduce this impact. This research propos...
Funder: Energy Technology Partnership

The use & benefits of high efficacy LED lighting in education facilities

2012 - 2012
The feasibility study will cover analysis of the use of high efficacy LED’s as a main source of lighting and the most suitable forms and types of LED to be incorporated into low cost lighting fixtures
Funder: Scottish Funding Council | Value: £5,000

Mainstreaming Innovation - CiC Online

2013 - 2014
The project aims to reduce carbon emissions through research and application of integrated sustainable infrastructure in the existing built environment that could be replicated on existing and new bui...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £8,328

Enerwater

2014 - 2018
This project involves the research and development of novel systems to recover and re-distribute energy in food processing and manufacturing premises, especially where there are demands for refrigerat...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £273,525

Heat Pump COP

2011 - 2012
Explores the increase in COP of a heat pump by using a roof-top thermal solar collector. As part of this work the threshold coefficient of performance required to make the financial and environmental ...
Funder: Scottish Government | Value: £5,000

Decentralised Energy

2009 - 2015
As 80% of about 1.6 billion people who lacked access to electricity in the world in 2005 reside in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa, and given the importance of energy in achieving the Millennium Dev...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £68,288

COincident Probabilistic climate change weather data for a Sustainable built Environment

2008 - 2011
This project will develop sound methods for future climate change data for building designers to use for new buildings and refurbishments that could last to the end of this century. The principal appl...
Funder: Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council | Value: £87,293

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Novel processing of solid oxide fuel cell anodes

2006 - 2011
Nor Bahiyah Baba | Director of Studies: Alan Davidson | Second Supervisor: Prof Tariq Muneer

A study of solar radiation characteristics for the Arabian Gulf

2000 - 2002
Fatema Fairooz | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Prof Jorge Kubie

2002 - 2007
Energy is undoubtedly the driving force at the core of the development of any nation. There is a direct relation between per capita income and energy consumption. The way this energy is produced, supp...
Remeche Madomercandy | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Prof Jorge Kubie

Quality asurance of solar radiation datasets

2002 - 2003
Randall Claywell | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Prof Jorge Kubie

Potential for the Use of Light Pipes and their Environmental Implications

2001 - 2004
David Jenkins | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Prof Jorge Kubie

Smart energy monitoring technology to achieve low carbon homes

2007 - 2015
If the UK is to address its energy reduction targets, it is vital to understand energy use behaviours and to devise technology that positi...
Dr Jon Stinson | Director of Studies: Prof Sean Smith | Second Supervisor: Prof John Currie

Modelling hourly and daily diffuse solar radiation using world-wide database

2003 - 2006
Saima Munawwar | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Prof Jorge Kubie

Measurement and modelling of vehicular driving cycles and their impact on emissions

1998 - 2002
Ana Booth | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Prof Jorge Kubie

Improved quality control procedures and models for solar radiation using a world wide database

2001 - 2006
This thesis deals with- various aspects of broadband horizontal solar irradiance. Quality control of measu...
Serge Younes | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Prof Jorge Kubie

Investigating gaps in higher civil engineering education regarding students? level of knowledge and understanding of basic structural concepts

2008 - 2013
Eleni Tsechelidou | Director of Studies: Ben Zhang | Second Supervisor: Prof Abdy Kermani

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