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Simulation and experiment on thermal performance of a micro-channel heat pipe under different evaporator temperatures and tilt angles (2019)
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Li, G., Diallo, T. M., Akhlaghi, Y. G., Shittu, S., Zhao, X., Ma, X., & Wang, Y. (2019). Simulation and experiment on thermal performance of a micro-channel heat pipe under different evaporator temperatures and tilt angles. Energy, 179, 549-557. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2019.05.040

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd For a solar collector with a heat pipe, the tilt angle is an important factor which has a direct impact on the orientation (surface azimuth angle) and affects the amount of solar radiation reaching the surface of the collector. Th... Read More about Simulation and experiment on thermal performance of a micro-channel heat pipe under different evaporator temperatures and tilt angles.

A review of solar photovoltaic-thermoelectric hybrid system for electricity generation (2018)
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Li, G., Shittu, S., Diallo, T. M., Yu, M., Zhao, X., & Ji, J. (2018). A review of solar photovoltaic-thermoelectric hybrid system for electricity generation. Energy, 158, 41-58. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2018.06.021

Solar energy application in a wider spectrum has the potential for high efficiency energy conversion. However, solar cells can only absorb photon energy of the solar spectrum near the solar cell band-gap energy, and the remaining energy will be conve... Read More about A review of solar photovoltaic-thermoelectric hybrid system for electricity generation.

Analytical investigation of the heat-transfer limits of a novel solar loop-heat pipe employing a mini-channel evaporator (2018)
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Diallo, T. M., Yu, M., Zhou, J., Zhao, X., Ji, J., & Hardy, D. (2018). Analytical investigation of the heat-transfer limits of a novel solar loop-heat pipe employing a mini-channel evaporator. Energies, 11(1), https://doi.org/10.3390/en11010148

© 2018 by the authors. This paper presents an analytical investigation of heat-transfer limits of a novel solar loop-heat pipe developed for space heating and domestic hot water use. In the loop-heat pipe, the condensate liquid returns to the evapora... Read More about Analytical investigation of the heat-transfer limits of a novel solar loop-heat pipe employing a mini-channel evaporator.

Numerical investigation of the energy performance of an Opaque Ventilated Façade system employing a smart modular heat recovery unit and a latent heat thermal energy system (2017)
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Diallo, T., Zhao, X., Dugué, A., Bonnamy, P., Miguel, F., Martinez, A., …Brown, N. (2017). Numerical investigation of the energy performance of an Opaque Ventilated Façade system employing a smart modular heat recovery unit and a latent heat thermal energy system. Applied energy, 205, 130-152. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.07.042

The building sector is responsible for more than 40% of the EU’s total energy consumption. To reduce the energy consumption in buildings and to achieve the EU’s fossil fuel saving targets for 2020 and beyond 2050, the energy efficient retrofitting st... Read More about Numerical investigation of the energy performance of an Opaque Ventilated Façade system employing a smart modular heat recovery unit and a latent heat thermal energy system.

Development of a smart modular heat recovery unit adaptable into a ventilated façade (2017)
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Martinez, A., Urra, I., Hernandez, J., Diallo, T., & Zhao, X. (2017). Development of a smart modular heat recovery unit adaptable into a ventilated façade. Procedia Environmental Sciences, 38, 94-101. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proenv.2017.03.086

This paper presents the designing aspects and first experimental characterization of an adaptable Smart Modular Heat Recovery Unit (SMHRU) developed under the scope of the E2VENT Project. This SMHRU will be designed for being installed in existing bu... Read More about Development of a smart modular heat recovery unit adaptable into a ventilated façade.

Numerical investigation of the energy performance of a guideless irregular heat and mass exchanger with corrugated heat transfer surface for dew point cooling (2016)
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Diallo, T. M. O., Fancey, K., Ma, X., Xu, P., Zhao, X., Chen, H., & Li, D. (2016). Numerical investigation of the energy performance of a guideless irregular heat and mass exchanger with corrugated heat transfer surface for dew point cooling. Energy, 109, 803-817. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2016.05.062

© 2016 The Author(s) The paper presents an investigation into the energy performance of a novel irregular heat and mass exchanger for dew point cooling which, compared to the existing flat-plate heat exchangers, removed the use of the channel support... Read More about Numerical investigation of the energy performance of a guideless irregular heat and mass exchanger with corrugated heat transfer surface for dew point cooling.


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