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Laminar convective heat transfer for in-plane spiral coils of noncircular cross sections ducts: A computational fluid dynamics study
The objective of this study was to carry out a parametric study of laminar flow and heat transfer characteristics of coils made of tubes of several different cross-sections e.g. square,Expand
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Advances in biofuel production from oil palm and palm oil processing wastes: A review
Over the last decades, the palm oil industry has been growing rapidly due to increasing demands for food, cosmetic, and hygienic products. Aside from producing palm oil, the industry generates a hugeExpand
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Computational fluid dynamics (CFD) analysis of micro-reactor performance: Effect of various configurations
Abstract The objective of this study is to examine via mathematical modeling several microreactor configurations which may yield enhanced overall performance. A computational fluid dynamic analysisExpand
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Improved design for heat transfer performance of a novel phase change material (PCM) thermal energy storage (TES)
Abstract This study evaluates numerically various configurations of PCM thermal energy storage devices, e.g., U-tube, U-tube with in-line fins, U-tube with staggered fins and a novel festoon design.Expand
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Confirmation of Japanese encephalitis as an endemic human disease through sentinel surveillance in Indonesia.
Japanese encephalitis (JE) results in significant mortality and disability in children in Asia. In Indonesia, despite recognition of JE virus transmission, reports of human disease have been few andExpand
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Dust dispersion and management in underground mining faces
Abstract Presence of fine dust in air causes serious health hazard for mine operators resulting in such serious problems as coal workers’ pneumoconiosis and silicosis. Major sources of dust appear ofExpand
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Some approaches to improve ventilation system in underground coal mines environment – A computational fluid dynamic study
Abstract This study addresses gas control in a typical “room-and-pillar” structure in an underground coal mine via mathematical model utilizing commercial computational fluid dynamic software. InExpand
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CFD simulation of methane dispersion and innovative methane management in underground mining faces
Abstract This study addresses methane dispersion in a mine tunnel with discrete methane sources and various methods to handle it. Air flow behavior and methane dispersion in the tunnel are simulatedExpand
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Prediction of air flow, methane, and coal dust dispersion in a room and pillar mining face
Abstract In underground coal mines, uncontrolled accumulation of methane and fine coal dust often leads to serious incidents such as explosion. Therefore, methane and dust dispersion in undergroundExpand
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Simulation of a novel intermittent ventilation system for underground mines
Abstract With increase of energy costs and implementation of carbon tax in many countries, a cost-effective mine ventilation system has become highly desirable in underground mine operations. In thisExpand
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