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Finite-element heat-transfer computations for parallel surfaces with uniform or non-uniform emitting.

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Ivanova, S. M., & Muneer, T. (2016)
Finite-element heat-transfer computations for parallel surfaces with uniform or non-uniform emitting. Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 8(1), 15102. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4942543
Radiation heat transfer has very many applications in building physics. In such studies, one has to deal with radiant energy exchanges between surfaces of different orientatio...

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

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Henderson, D., Junaidi, H., 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. doi: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...

Energetic, environmental and economic performance of electric vehicles: Experimental evaluation

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Muneer, T., Milligan, R., Smith, I., Doyle, A., Pozuelo, M., & Knez, M. (2015)
Energetic, environmental and economic performance of electric vehicles: Experimental evaluation. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 35, 40-61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trd.2014.11.015
Fuelled by a rapidly rising human global population, an increasing demand for freedom to travel and the affordability made possible by modern manufacturing there has been an e...

Integrated collector storage solar water heater: temperature stratification

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Garnier, C., Currie, J., & Muneer, T. (2009)
Integrated collector storage solar water heater: temperature stratification. Applied energy, 86, 1465-1469. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2008.12.009
An analysis of the temperature stratification inside an Integrated Collector Storage Solar Water Heater (ICS-SWH) was carried out. The system takes the form of a rectangular-s...

Installation of roof-top solar PV modules and their impact on building cooling load

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Kotak, Y., Gago, E. J., Mohanty, P., & Muneer, T. (2014)
Installation of roof-top solar PV modules and their impact on building cooling load. Building Services Engineering Research and Technology, 35(6), 613-633. https://doi.org/10.1177/0143624414527098
It has been shown by many researchers that over a long term there has been a slow but steady rise of ambient temperature within the Indian sub-continent. Due to an increased e...

Inter-relationship between mean-daily irradiation and temperature, and decomposition models for hourly irradiation and temperature

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Gago, E. J., Etxebarria, S., Tham, Y. W., Aldali, Y., & Muneer, T. (2011)
Inter-relationship between mean-daily irradiation and temperature, and decomposition models for hourly irradiation and temperature. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies, 6, 22-37. https://doi.org/10.1093/ijlct/ctq039
Terrestrial temperature records have existed for centuries. These records are available for very many locations. Temperature is indeed the most widely measured meteorological ...

Ground source heat pump COP in a residential building through the use of solar thermal collectors.

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Girard, A., Gago, E. J., Muneer, T., & Caceres, G. (2015)
Ground source heat pump COP in a residential building through the use of solar thermal collectors. Renewable Energy, 80, 26-39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2015.01.063
This article investigates the feasibility of achieving higher performance from ground-source heat-pumps (GSHP) in space heating mode through the use of solar thermal collector...

Natural light controls and guides in buildings. Energy saving for electrical lighting, reduction of cooling load

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Gago, E., Muneer, T., Knez, M., & Köster, H. (2015)
Natural light controls and guides in buildings. Energy saving for electrical lighting, reduction of cooling load. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 41, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2014.08.002
The residential sector is responsible for approximately a quarter of energy consumption in Europe. This consumption, together with that of other buildings, mainly from the ter...

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...

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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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Optimisation of Built-in Storage Solar Water Heater for Scottish Weather Conditions

2004 - 2007
The ICSSWH (Integrated Collector Storage Solar Water Heater), apart from being the oldest is also the most economical...
Haroon Junaidi | Director of Studies: Dr Douglas Henderson | Second Supervisor: Prof Tariq Muneer

The effect of injection mould surface finish on the ejection of plastics product

2005 - 2014
The development and fabrication injection of moulding tools is complex and demands highly skilled personal. The research...
Alias Mohd | Director of Studies: Colin Hindle | Second Supervisor: Mike Barker

The development and analysis of conductive nonwoven carbon fibre veils for electromagnetic shielding applications

2008 - 2010
Electromagnetic interference (EMI) is a growing problem in the modern world and as the ...
Andrew Austin | Director of Studies: Mike Barker | Second Supervisor: John Sharp

Performance monitoring and modelling of micro-, midi- and macro-wind turbines

2007 - 2012
This thesis investigates the potential of using wind turbine to offset electricity demand for dwellings or public building....
Ahmad Makkawi | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Prof Naren Gupta

Modelling, integration and optimisation of solar thermal technology

2016 - date
"In the field of solar thermal technology there are numerous models on the market, from the thermosiphon collector to the evacuated-t...
Ruth Saint | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie | Second Supervisor: Dr Celine Garnier

The development of a numerical temperature algorithm to predict the indoor temperature of an electric vehicle's cabin space

2014 - 2018
The demand for the electric vehicle has increased as the automobile industry,...
Aisling Doyle | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Dr Zuansi Cai

Solar thermal and photovoltaic electrical generation in Libya

2008 - 2012
This thesis investigates the application of large scale concentrated solar (CSP) and photovoltaic power plants in Libya. Direct Steam Gene...
Yasser Aldali | Director of Studies: Dr Douglas Henderson | Second Supervisor: Prof Tariq Muneer

The potential for 'green' fiscal policy measures to influence individuals' vehicle purchasing decisions in Scotland

2009 - 2015
This research focuses upon measures targeting individuals’ future vehicle purchasing ...
Dr Sarah Borthwick | Director of Studies: Michael Carreno | Second Supervisor: Kevin Cullinane

Mathematical modelling of BIPV-micro wind system: production, storage and usages

2006 - 2009
Peter Clarke | Director of Studies: Prof Tariq Muneer | Second Supervisor: Alan Davidson

Performance measurement and mathematical modelling of integrated solar water heaters

2005 - 2009
Dr Celine Garnier | Director of Studies: Prof John Currie | Second Supervisor: Dr Tom Grassie

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