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Advances in heat pump systems: A review
Heat pump systems offer economical alternatives of recovering heat from different sources for use in various industrial, commercial and residential applications. As the cost of energy continues toExpand
Combustion and emissions characteristics of diesel engine fueled by biodiesel at partial load conditions
This paper investigated the performance, combustion and emission characteristics of diesel engine fueled by biodiesel at partial load conditions. Experiments were conducted on a common-rail fuelExpand
Achieving better energy-efficient air conditioning - A review of technologies and strategies
Air conditioning is essential for maintaining thermal comfort in indoor environments, particularly for hot and humid climates. Today, air conditioning, comprising cooling and dehumidification, hasExpand
New hybrid drying technologies for heat sensitive foodstuffs
Abstract Drying is an indispensable process in many food industries. The drive towards improved drying technologies is spurred by the needs to produce better quality products. Improvement in qualityExpand
ABSTRACT This review paper focuses on the recent progress made in heat pump drying (HPD). An introduction is given on the operating and working principle of the heat pump drying system. AdvantagesExpand
Impact of emulsion fuel with nano-organic additives on the performance of diesel engine
A novel emulsion fuel with 82.4% diesel, 5% water and 12.6% nano-organic additives by volume is introduced in this work. Unlike other emulsion fuels (milky in color) developed around the world, it isExpand
Energy performance of residential buildings in Singapore
Energy consumption of buildings takes up about a third of Singapore's total electricity production. In this paper, we present a pioneering study to investigate the energy performance of residentialExpand
Development of micro power generators – A review
The demand for energy sources that are compact, lightweight and powerful has significantly increased in recent years. Traditional chemical batteries which are highly developed are unable to meet theExpand
Performance, combustion and emission characteristics of biodiesel derived from waste cooking oils
An experimental study was conducted on a Euro IV diesel engine to evaluate the performance, combustion and emission characteristics of pure biodiesel and its blend fuels. For each tested fuel, theExpand
On the study of the freeze–thaw thermal process of a biological system
Abstract The key objective of cryosurgery is to kill cells within a closely defined malignant region. To effectively kill cells within the biological tissue, it is important to control theExpand