with the collaboration of Iranian Society of Mechanical Engineers (ISME)
Agricultural systems engineering (greenhouse, fish farming, mushroom production)
Evaluation of the Energy Efficiency of a Solar Parabolic Collector Equipped with Phase Change Materials inside the Receiver Tube of a Desalination System

Zh. Seifi laleh; H. Samimi Akhijahani; P. Salami

Volume 14, Issue 2 , June 2024, , Pages 177-195


  IntroductionWith increasing the world's population, the demand for supply water resources is also increasing. Nevertheless, climate change has severely impacted the accessibility of fresh water resources. Consequently, researchers have been focusing on producing drinkable water from seas and oceans. ...  Read More

Agricultural systems engineering (greenhouse, fish farming, mushroom production)
Technical and Economic Feasibility of Using Solar Energy to Provide Heat Load to a Poultry House

M. Jalali; A. Banakar; B. Farzaneh; M. Montazeri

Volume 13, Issue 3 , September 2023, , Pages 285-307


  IntroductionIn the poultry industry, reducing energy consumption is essential for reducing costs. Energy requirements in the poultry industry include heating, cooling, lighting, and power line energy. Identifying factors that increase energy usage is crucial, and providing appropriate solutions to reduce ...  Read More

Performance Analysis of a Solar Dryer Equipped with a Recycling Air System and Desiccant Chamber

M. H. Aghkhani; M. H. Abbaspour-Fard; M. R. Bayati; H. Mortezapour; S. I. Saedi; A. Moghimi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , 2013, , Pages 92-103


  Drying is a high energy consuming process. Solar drying is one of the most popular methods for dehydration of agricultural products. In the present study, the performance of a forced convection solar dryer equipped with recycling air system and desiccant chamber was investigated. The solar dryer is comprised ...  Read More