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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...

Modeling the behavior of a 50MW DSG plant for southern Libya based on the thermodynamic and thermophysical properties of water substance

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Aldali, Y., Davison, B., Muneer, T., & Henderson, D. (2012)
Modeling the behavior of a 50MW DSG plant for southern Libya based on the thermodynamic and thermophysical properties of water substance. Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, 134, https://doi.org/10.1115/1.4006893
This paper presents arguments for the use of direct steam generation (DSG) in preference to other forms of generation in particular locations according to the prevailing envir...

Modeling and Experimental Verification of Solar Radiation on a Sloped Surface, Photovoltaic Cell Temperature, and Photovoltaic Efficiency.

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Aldali, Y., Celik, A. N., & Muneer, T. (2013)
Modeling and Experimental Verification of Solar Radiation on a Sloped Surface, Photovoltaic Cell Temperature, and Photovoltaic Efficiency. Journal of Energy Engineering, 139, 8-11. https://doi.org/10.1061/%28ASCE%29EY.1943-7897.0000082
This article presents modeling and experimental verification of conversion of solar irradiation from horizontal to sloped surfaces and photovoltaic cell temperature and an ana...

Monthly-averaged hourly solar diffuse radiation models for world-wide locations

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Muneer, T., Gago, E. J., & Etxebarria, S. (2015)
Monthly-averaged hourly solar diffuse radiation models for world-wide locations. Future Cities and Environment, 1, https://doi.org/10.1186/s40984-015-0008-5
Monthly-averaged daily global irradiation data are now easily available from NASA website for any global location. Using established models it is then possible to decompose th...

MARCIC rules OK? Liability in the law of nuisance in Scotland for escapes from overloaded sewers

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McManus, F. (2008)
MARCIC rules OK? Liability in the law of nuisance in Scotland for escapes from overloaded sewers. Journal of Water Law, 19, 61-69
The purpose of this article is to discuss the potential liability in the law of nuisance of Scottish Water for harm which is caused by escapes of sewage from public sewers whi...

Representations and evolutionary operators for the scheduling of pump operations in water distribution networks.

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Lopez-Ibanez, M., Tumula, P., & Paechter, B. (2011)
Representations and evolutionary operators for the scheduling of pump operations in water distribution networks. Evolutionary Computation, 19, 429-467. https://doi.org/10.1162/EVCO_a_00035
Reducing the energy consumption of water distribution networks has never had more significance. The greatest energy savings can be obtained by carefully scheduling the operati...

Sol-air temperature and daylight illuminance profiles for the UKCP09 data sets.

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Tham, Y. W., & Muneer, T. (2011)
Sol-air temperature and daylight illuminance profiles for the UKCP09 data sets. Building and environment, 46, 1243-1250. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2010.11.014
To provide information on climate change, the UK Climate Impacts Programme (UKCIP) provided the latest UKCP09data to a resolution of 5 km square grids for the UK. Those datase...

Booster Disinfection of Water Supply Networks: Multiobjective Approach

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Prasad, T. D., Walters, G. A., & Savic, D. A. (2004)
Booster Disinfection of Water Supply Networks: Multiobjective Approach. Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management, 130(5), 367-376. https://doi.org/10.1061/%28ASCE%290733-9496%282004%29130%3A5%28367%29
Booster disinfection is the addition of disinfectant at some critical locations of a water distribution network such that disinfectant residuals are maintained at a level grea...

Spain's energy outlook: A review of PV potential and energy export

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Gago, E., Girard, A., Ordoñez, J., & Muneer, T. (2016)
Spain's energy outlook: A review of PV potential and energy export. Renewable Energy, 86, 703-715. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2015.08.074
Spain must reduce its energy consumption by 23% and achieve 100% renewable energy in electricity generation by 2030. This paper presents the current energy scenario en Spain, ...

Finite-element view-factor computations for radiant energy exchanges

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Muneer, T., Ivanova, S. M., Kotak, Y., & Gul, M. S. (2015)
Finite-element view-factor computations for radiant energy exchanges. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 7, 033108-01. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4921387
Radiation heat transfer has very many applications within the building services sector. CIBSE (Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers) Guide A provides the physi...