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SCIREA Journal of Energy is an international, scientific peer-reviewed open access journal published online by SCIREA.

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Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2023

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Ivan Babayev
Abstract: The article describes the most common schematic diagrams of electro-hydraulic control systems for steam turbines. The main advantages and disadvantages of these schemes are given. It is noted that for the modernization of steam turbines in operation, the cheapest and most effective is the choice of electro-hydraulic systems [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (1420 K)   January 25, 2023    26 Downloads   407 Views   DOI: 10.54647/energy480177
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Cawas Phiroze Nazir
Abstract: The design of an Improved Hybrid Solar Wind Turbine (IHSWT) is described in which solar and wind are combined and converted into a single energy source. It consists of installing solar panels on the south- facing façade of the wind turbine tower. To capture maximum sunlight, the solar panels below the turbine blade, are mou [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (505 K)   August 15, 2023    12 Downloads   181 Views   DOI: 10.54647/energy480191

Volume 7, Issue 2, April 2022

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Katsuhide Murata
Abstract: In this study, the author investigated the validity of the radical transfer mechanism for thermal degradation of polymers based on experimental facts and macroscopic considerations. There are various insufficiencies in the radical transfer mechanism which cannot provide any mechanistic explanation, such as the existence of [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (3198 K)   June 24, 2022    27 Downloads   650 Views   DOI: 10.54647/energy48159

Volume 7, Issue 1, February 2022

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Katsuhide Murata
Abstract: In this study the author investigated the effect of non-acidic porous solid (silicalite) on the thermal degradation behavior of polypropylene and polystyrene, and found that silicalite affects the thermal degradation behavior of polypropylene and polystyrene as well as polyethylene, respectively. And for comparison with sil [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (1696 K)   May 18, 2022    25 Downloads   702 Views   DOI: 10.54647/energy48156

Volume 6, Issue 6, December 2021

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Cawas Phiroze Nazir
Abstract: To improve the overall energy production from the wind turbine and lower the levelized cost of energy (LCOE), an innovative approach for the design of a hybrid solar-wind turbine (HSWT) is proposed. The present concept is based on installing arrays of solar panels on the south-facing facade of the turbine tower to generate [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (733 K)   December 14, 2021    23 Downloads   1128 Views   DOI: 10.54647/energy48149
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Edgie Yuda Kaesti, Heriyanto, Theomas Abdi Jaya, Michael Janzen Arinatama, Adha Bayu Wijaya
Abstract: Field "X" one of the oil and gas fields was have 3 operating wells. The daily production of oil and gas up to April 27, 2019, was 215 BOPD and gas was 0.15 MMSCFD, where previously the produced gas was discharged by flare and oil was flowed directly to the collecting station. The problem with this research is that the origi [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (526 K)   December 28, 2021    30 Downloads   1067 Views   DOI: 10.54647/energy48151

Volume 6, Issue 5, October 2021

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Boni Swadesi, Dedy Kristanto, Indah Widyaningsih, Sri Wahyuni Murni, Sinosa Husenido, Mahruri Sanmurjana, Roiduz Zumar, Septoratno Siregar
Abstract: Understanding polymer flow behaviour in porous media is essential to know the performance of polymer injection on oil recovery factor enhancement that is affected by various parameters. This research work conducted a series of waterflooding and polymer injection processes on acrylic or polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) micromo [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (2556 K)   October 24, 2021    32 Downloads   1011 Views   DOI: 10.54647/energy48138

Volume 6, Issue 4, August 2021

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Xinchun Li, Zhongwei Wang, Liang Zhang
Abstract: Thermoelectric generator (TEG) for power generation system is proposed for energy recovery. The heat from cooling scramjet would be converted to electric energy. A parametric study of TEGs power generation system for heat recovery has been performed. The output power, the efficiency and the fuel flow saving ratio of the sys [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (736 K)   October 24, 2021    33 Downloads   877 Views   DOI: 10.54647/energy48117

Volume 6, Issue 3, June 2021

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Abstract: The general scheme of heat-to-electric power conversion in closed thermally inhomogeneous heterogeneous flow with constantly renewable local imbalance is considered. Conversion system comprises high-speed motor-generator rigidly coupled with propulsor. Propulsor has the form of rotating vessel containing liquid phase of wor [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (144 K)   July 28, 2021    35 Downloads   1047 Views   DOI: 10.54647/energy48125

Volume 6, Issue 2, April 2021

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G.V. Skornyakov
Abstract: The failure of some concepts taken roots in thermodynamics is established. The Second Law of thermodynamics is true only for all single-parameter or for fully integrated multi-parameter systems. The concept of entropy of a non-integrated system is illusory one. [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (108 K)   May 22, 2021    38 Downloads   896 Views   DOI: 10.54647/energy48111

Volume 6, Issue 1, February 2021

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Yougui Guo, Bowen Yang, Liyang Duan, Wenlang Deng
Abstract: In this paper, the predictive current control is applied to the matrix converter-based novel power electronic transformer(MC-NPET). In order to control the output voltage, PI control is added. The proposed method aims to regulate the output voltage of the novel power electronic transformer and correct the input power factor [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (4344 K)   March 29, 2021    102 Downloads   1072 Views   DOI: 10.54647/energy48103
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David Olusina Rowlands, Mark Savill
Abstract: Gas turbine engine are one of the major prime movers used in industry and aviation to produce energy and power. However, a major limitation of gas turbine engines, in relation to climate change, is that they are mostly powered by fossil fuels which when burnt, release emissions in varying amounts into the atmosphere. Growin [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (977 K)   April 4, 2021    82 Downloads   1175 Views   DOI: 10.54647/energy48088

Volume 5, Issue 2, April 2020

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Atsushi Makino
Abstract: Relevant to the activation of solid fuel particles, critical condition for the mass burning rate constant, above which particle combustion can successfully be accomplished has been obtained. Use has been made of the asymptotics, with focusing on the temporal variation of the particle temperature in the plateau stage. It h [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (2040 K)   October 12, 2020    142 Downloads   1426 Views   

Volume 5, Issue 1, February 2020

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David Olusina Rowlands, Mark Savill
Abstract: The economic climate for any process, product or industry isinfluenced by numerous variables. Any organisation willing tothrive must make deliberate effort to adequately understand theinteractions between the elements, factors and variablesinfluencing its economic climate. Economic analysis is a toolwhich determines how eff [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (1428 K)   September 25, 2020    135 Downloads   1278 Views   

Volume 4, Issue 4, August 2019

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Xin Li, Jie Zhang, Meng Zhang, Peigang Wang, Gezhen Mao, Xuefeng Sun
Abstract: The precise control of the annulus pressure involves the problems of drilling safety and drilling cost, which have always been the focus of drilling engineering. In this paper, combined with the characteristics of the riserless mud recovery (RMR) system, the calculation method of equivalent circulating density (ECD) and ann [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (1112 K)   December 17, 2019    151 Downloads   1670 Views   

Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2019

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Nasim Hasan, Mohd. Arif
Abstract: This work is oriented to fulfil the cooling or heating demand of building space using ground renewable energy to get the independency on conventional energy. In this paper, EATHE (Earth Air Tunnel Heat Exchanger) simulated model has been developed using ANSYS Fluent. The grid independency study has been done for CFD model a [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (614 K)   September 25, 2019    162 Downloads   2907 Views   
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Daniel, U.I, Iheukwumere,R.I
Abstract: Abstract The study was carried out to produce biogas from cow dung and poultry wastes. The study was also carried out to determine the heat efficiency of each of the biogas produced. Nineteen litre bio-digesters and gas collection systems were fabricated using locally available materials. The respective organic materials us [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (332 K)   October 6, 2019    137 Downloads   2223 Views   

Volume 4, Issue 2, April 2019

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Minggui Chen, Ailing Zheng, Dehua Liu, Guang Yang, Xiaodong Kang, Yongan Gu
Abstract: Polymer flooding of heavy oil proves successful in China offshore heterogeneous reservoir, how to improve polymer flooding efficiency is a critical challenge in economically field application of heavy oil polymer flooding. Field results show that single slug polymer injection can lead to profile reversion, excessive polymer [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (2338 K)   August 5, 2019    190 Downloads   2462 Views   

Volume 4, Issue 1, February 2019

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Hongyan Ma, Hao Zhang, Yuanpeng Chen, Mingchuan Wang, Jie Zhang, Fangang Kong, Weiran Li, Wei Shan, Jin LI, Zhiling Wang
Abstract: The stick-slip vibration in deep hard formation is a technical bottleneck restricting the efficient use of PDC bit.In order to combat the stick-slip phenomenon during drilling in deep hard formations, we introduced thehigh frequency self-excited torkbuster. Based on the analysis of the working principle of the torkbuster, a [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (1177 K)   March 23, 2019    301 Downloads   2474 Views   

Volume 3, Issue 1, February 2018

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T. Nzualo, R.Y.Qassim, P.C.C, Rosman
Abstract: The quest for new renewable energy resources is intensifying, with a view to greenhouse gas emission reduction and in the context of the climate-food-water-energy nexus. A hitherto ignored though widely available renewable energy resource lies in downstream water flow exiting from existent hydroelectric power plant. The tec [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (152 K)   January 14, 2018    335 Downloads   3787 Views   

Volume 2, Issue 2, April 2017

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Dr. Razaq Femi Quadri (CLN), Olaleye Samuel Abiodun
Abstract: The purpose of the present paper has been undertaken with a view to evaluate the ICT skills of students amongst the College Library Users of Federal Polytechnic, Offa, Kwara State. So far, economic research has failed to provide a clear consensus on the level of ICT literacy skills of student’s in Polytechnics and how it af [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (356 K)   April 5, 2017    279 Downloads   2793 Views   
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Hassan Isah, Girigisu Shehu, Dr. Lawal Sa’ad, Dr. Ahmad Galadima
Abstract: Phase-by-phase Post-remediation exercise of Duza twin village was conducted to determine the success of remediation carried out by Environmental Emergency Response Mission. Present phase in this report boarders on the children playground and the village market. Ten samples from playing grounds around the village market and [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (558 K)   April 24, 2017    231 Downloads   3245 Views   

Volume 2, Issue 1, February 2017

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Somayyeh Fazeli, Farshad Farahbod
Abstract: Many different processes are used to treat raw natural gas to pipeline quality. Sulfur is commonly present as an impurity in fossil fuels. Magnetic field is applied in a fluidized bed which contains nano activated carbon to investigate hydrogen sulfide elimination. Sulfur removal in this way is presented experimentally and [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (350 K)   February 27, 2017    216 Downloads   2601 Views   

Volume 1, Issue 2, December 2016

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A. El Amrani, Y. Boudiaf, A. Saibi, L. Mahiou
Abstract: The effect of POCl3 bubbler temperature on silicon n+/p solar cells emitter characteristics is investigated in this paper. By increasing the bubbler temperature, calculations and secondary ion mass spectroscopy characterization showed that the amount of phosphorus entering the diffusion tube has significantly increased. O [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (529 K)   December 20, 2016    333 Downloads   2739 Views   
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Mahmoud Salari, Roxana J. Javid
Abstract: In the last decade biofuel production has been increasing dramatically. Recently several countries have introduced mandates and targets for biofuel expansion. This paper revisits the recent developments in biofuel production and its impact on the harvested area and CO2 emissions for producers and rest of the world. Three de [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (516 K)   December 26, 2016    287 Downloads   3489 Views   
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Roxana J. Javid, Mahmoud Salari
Abstract: This study investigated the impacts of biodiesel produced from oilseeds on global CO2 emissions as well as oilseeds harvested area and yields. Three scenarios were defined: first scenario evaluated the effect of percent changes in the U.S. biodiesel production by 2011 based on 2001. The second one addressed the same impacts [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (1030 K)   December 26, 2016    279 Downloads   2897 Views   

Volume 1, Issue 1, October 2016

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Xiaofang Feng, Mingqi Li
Abstract: Polysiloxane@phenolic resin (Polysiloxane@RF) precursor is firstly synthesized by sol-gel method using resorcinol, formaldehyde and triethoxyethylsilanes as starting materials, and then pyrolyzed at a desired temperature for desired time. The as-prepared SiOx@C samples are characterized by Fourier transform infrared spectro [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (1189 K)   October 16, 2016    400 Downloads   3207 Views   
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V. V. Thang, B. Q. Khanh, H. T. Tung
Abstract: A two-stage model for optimizing planning of distribution system with the presence of DG is presented in this paper. The proposed model can determine optimal upgrading sizing and timeframe of equipments (feeders and transformer substations) in distribution system. Hence, optimal displacement, sizing, technology and installa [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (524 K)   October 30, 2016    443 Downloads   3208 Views   
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Subir Paul, Upendra Kumar
Abstract: Glucose based and alcohol based biofuels were produced from pretreated mango tree wood floor by enzymatic saccharification and fermentation. Two major components of plants, starch and cellulose, are both made up of sugars, the cellulose part of a plant is broken down to sugars and subsequently converted to ethanol. The acid [...] Read more.
Abstract   ReferencesPDF (1100 K)   November 21, 2016    329 Downloads   3003 Views   
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