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Advanced perspectives on MXene composite nanomaterials: Types synthetic methods, thermal energy utilization and 3D-printed techniques (2022)
Journal Article

MXene, 2D material, can be synthesized as single flake with 1 nm thickness by using phase change material, polymer and graphene oxide. Meanwhile, the MXene and its composite derivative materials have been applied widely in electro-to-thermal conversi... Read More about Advanced perspectives on MXene composite nanomaterials: Types synthetic methods, thermal energy utilization and 3D-printed techniques.

Thermoeconomic assessments and optimization of a vapour compression and an ejector integrated sCO2 trigeneration systems (2022)
Journal Article

Two sCO2 trigeneration systems are proposed in this study to supply power, heating and cooling simultaneously, one is a vapour compression recuperation system (VCRS), the other is an ejector integrated recuperation system (EIRS). Their performance as... Read More about Thermoeconomic assessments and optimization of a vapour compression and an ejector integrated sCO2 trigeneration systems.

Thermodynamic assessment of a geothermal power and cooling cogeneration system with cryogenic energy storage (2022)
Journal Article

Geothermal energy is one of the main renewable energy sources for power generation and district cooling, and liquid air energy storage is an emerging technology suitable for both power and cold storages. Accordingly, a combined power and cooling coge... Read More about Thermodynamic assessment of a geothermal power and cooling cogeneration system with cryogenic energy storage.

Current status and future development of hybrid PV/T system with PCM module: 4E (energy, exergy, economic and environmental) assessments (2022)
Journal Article

Solar photovoltaic thermal (PV/T) with phase change material (PCM) technology is one of the incentive research areas in renewable energy application aspect, which attracts increasingly attention in the globalized market to tackle climate change. The... Read More about Current status and future development of hybrid PV/T system with PCM module: 4E (energy, exergy, economic and environmental) assessments.

Review of the recent advances in dew point evaporative cooling technology: 3E (energy, economic and environmental) assessments (2021)
Journal Article

Dew point evaporative cooling (DPEC) technology has been used to produce low temperature air, whose temperature is even beneath its wet bulb temperature of intake air and close to its dew point temperature. This paper summarizes energy, economic, and... Read More about Review of the recent advances in dew point evaporative cooling technology: 3E (energy, economic and environmental) assessments.

Energy performance and life cycle cost assessments of a photovoltaic/thermal assisted heat pump system (2020)
Journal Article

A photovoltaic/thermal module assisted heat pump system is investigated in this paper, which provides electrical and thermal energy for a domestic building. In-depth evaluation on the system energy production is conducted based on the finite differen... Read More about Energy performance and life cycle cost assessments of a photovoltaic/thermal assisted heat pump system.

Steady-state performance evaluation and energy assessment of a complete membrane-based liquid desiccant dehumidification system (2019)
Journal Article

A complete membrane-based liquid desiccant dehumidification system is investigated under the steady operating condition, which mainly consists of a dehumidifier, a regenerator, three heat exchangers, a cold and a hot water supply units. A finite diff... Read More about Steady-state performance evaluation and energy assessment of a complete membrane-based liquid desiccant dehumidification system.

Experimental study of a membrane-based liquid desiccant dehumidifier based on internal air temperature variation (2019)
Journal Article

A membrane-based liquid desiccant dehumidifier with the separated air stream and liquid desiccant channels has the ability to solve its working fluid carryover problem in the traditional direct contact system. The sensible, latent, total effectivenes... Read More about Experimental study of a membrane-based liquid desiccant dehumidifier based on internal air temperature variation.

Experimental study of liquid to air membrane energy exchanger (LAMEE) performance by measuring its temperature fields (2019)
Journal Article

Many studies have already been conducted to assess liquid to air membrane energy exchanger (LAMEE) performance by numerical and experimental methods. However, the LAMEE temperature field is still an unknown area due to the operation difficult. In thi... Read More about Experimental study of liquid to air membrane energy exchanger (LAMEE) performance by measuring its temperature fields.

Influences of the mixed LiCl-CaCl 2 liquid desiccant solution on a membrane-based dehumidification system: parametric analysis and mixing ratio selection (2018)
Journal Article

The membrane-based liquid desiccant dehumidification system has high energy efficiency without the traditional liquid system carry-over problem. The performance of such a system strongly depends on solution's temperature and concentration, which have... Read More about Influences of the mixed LiCl-CaCl 2 liquid desiccant solution on a membrane-based dehumidification system: parametric analysis and mixing ratio selection.

Performance characterizations and thermodynamic analysis of magnesium sulfate-impregnated zeolite 13X and activated alumina composite sorbents for thermal energy storage (2018)
Journal Article

The composite sorbents of MgSO4-impregnated zeolite 13X and activated alumina are developed for thermal energy storage (TES) with different temperature ranges. The sorption and desorption characteristics of raw and MgSO4-impregnated activated alumina... Read More about Performance characterizations and thermodynamic analysis of magnesium sulfate-impregnated zeolite 13X and activated alumina composite sorbents for thermal energy storage.

Performance evaluation of a membrane-based flat-plate heat and mass exchanger used for liquid desiccant regeneration (2018)
Journal Article

Liquid desiccant dehumidification system has gained much progress recently for its considerable energy saving potential without liquid water condensation. Within the system, regeneration is of great importance since diluted desiccant solution after d... Read More about Performance evaluation of a membrane-based flat-plate heat and mass exchanger used for liquid desiccant regeneration.

State-of-art in modelling methods of membrane-based liquid desiccant heat and mass exchanger: a comprehensive review (2018)
Journal Article

Air dehumidification is of vital importance in building air conditioning and production safety. Semi-permeable membrane module is a novel heat and mass exchanger, which separates the air and liquid desiccant to overcome desiccant droplet carry-over p... Read More about State-of-art in modelling methods of membrane-based liquid desiccant heat and mass exchanger: a comprehensive review.

Maximum power Point Tracking control of thermoelectric generation system using extremum seeking control method (2017)
Journal Article

This study proposes and implements maximum power Point Tracking (MPPT) control on thermoelectric generation system using extremum seeking control (ESC) algorithm. The MPPT is applied to guarantee maximum power extraction from the TEG system. The work... Read More about Maximum power Point Tracking control of thermoelectric generation system using extremum seeking control method.

Parametric analysis of a cross-flow membrane-based parallel-plate liquid desiccant dehumidification system: numerical and experimental data (2017)
Journal Article

Operating parameters of a membrane-based parallel-plate liquid desiccant dehumidification system are investigated in this paper. The liquid desiccant and air are in a cross-flow arrangement, and separated by semi-permeable membranes to avoid carry-ov... Read More about Parametric analysis of a cross-flow membrane-based parallel-plate liquid desiccant dehumidification system: numerical and experimental data.

Parameter analysis of thermoelectric generator/dc-dc converter system with maximum power point tracking (2017)
Journal Article

The power generated from TEG is relatively unstable owing to temperature variations at its hot and cold side terminals. The dc-dc converters can provide more stable power output thereby improving the overall efficiency of TEG system. However, to faci... Read More about Parameter analysis of thermoelectric generator/dc-dc converter system with maximum power point tracking.

Performance comparison of thermoelectric generators with Extremum seeking control and incremental conductance MPPT methods (2017)
Conference Proceeding

Thermoelectric generators (TEGs) are used for converting heat into electricity, environmentally friendly, without moving parts and with less complexity. One of the problems with TEG is that it has low efficiency and therefore it is necessary to harve... Read More about Performance comparison of thermoelectric generators with Extremum seeking control and incremental conductance MPPT methods.

Numerical investigation of flow unsteadiness and heat transfer on suction surface of rotating airfoils within a gas turbine cascade (2017)
Journal Article

The effects of the periodical turbulence and pressure fluctuation on suction surface heat transfer over airfoils of a row of rotor blades with a certain type have been investigated numerically in this paper. The calculation is performed using model w... Read More about Numerical investigation of flow unsteadiness and heat transfer on suction surface of rotating airfoils within a gas turbine cascade.

Performance analysis of thermoelectric generator using dc-dc converter with incremental conductance based maximum power point tracking (2017)
Journal Article

Thermoelectric (TE) devices are regarded as alternative and environmentally friendly 7 for harvesting and recovering heat energy. Particularly, thermoelectric generators (TEGs) 8 are used for converting heat into electricity. One of the challenges be... Read More about Performance analysis of thermoelectric generator using dc-dc converter with incremental conductance based maximum power point tracking.

Performance assessment of a membrane liquid desiccant dehumidification cooling system based on experimental investigations (2017)
Journal Article

A membrane-based liquid desiccant dehumidification cooling system is studied in this paper for energy efficient air conditioning with independent temperature and humidity controls. The system mainly consists of a dehumidifier, a regenerator, an evapo... Read More about Performance assessment of a membrane liquid desiccant dehumidification cooling system based on experimental investigations.

A comprehensive review of thermoelectric technology: materials, applications, modelling and performance improvement (2016)
Journal Article

Thermoelectric (TE) technology is regarded as alternative and environmentally friendly technology for harvesting and recovering heat which is directly converted into electrical energy using thermoelectric generators (TEG). Conversely, Peltier coolers... Read More about A comprehensive review of thermoelectric technology: materials, applications, modelling and performance improvement.

Design and thermal performances of Semi-Parabolic Linear Fresnel Reflector solar concentration collector (2013)
Journal Article

A Semi-Parabolic Linear Fresnel Reflector (SPLFR) solar concentrator is proposed in this paper. The SPLFR is formed by linear plate mirrors whose edges located at a parabolic line. The ray trace simulation results show the SPLFR has the same concentr... Read More about Design and thermal performances of Semi-Parabolic Linear Fresnel Reflector solar concentration collector.

Power conditioning of thermoelectric generated power using dc-dc converters: a case study of a boost converter
Conference Proceeding

The near exhaustion of non-renewable energy resources such as fossil fuels followed by disastrous climatic changes have alerted the world to invest in alternative energy sources. Thermoelectric (TE) technology is responsible for innovating TE devices... Read More about Power conditioning of thermoelectric generated power using dc-dc converters: a case study of a boost converter.