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

https://doi.org/10.22067/jam.2023.80081.1138

Abstract
  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)
Evaluation and Optimization of Energy and Environmental Indicators Using Life Cycle Assessment and Data Envelopment Analysis (Case Study: Industrial Cattle Farms in Northern Khuzestan)

R. Fathi; M. Ghasemi-Nejad Raeini; R. Hesampour

Volume 13, Issue 4 , December 2023, , Pages 383-404

https://doi.org/10.22067/jam.2022.76155.1100

Abstract
  Introduction: Environmental crises and resource depletion have adversely affected environmental resources and food security in the world. Therefore, with the global population growth in the coming years and the rising need to produce more food, attention must be given to environmental issues, energy ...  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

https://doi.org/10.22067/jam.2022.75172.1090

Abstract
  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

Agricultural systems engineering (greenhouse, fish farming, mushroom production)
Thermal Analysis and Exergy of Linear Fresnel Reflectors for Feasibility of Use in Greenhouse Heating System

S. Noroozi; A. Maleki; Sh. Besharati

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2023, , Pages 147-162

https://doi.org/10.22067/jam.2021.72345.1060

Abstract
  IntroductionSolar energy is one of the most important sources of renewable energy, and it is used to address problems related to energy needs, including increasing fossil fuels, rising energy transportation costs, higher energy demand worldwide, and greenhouse gas emissions. Solar collectors harness ...  Read More

Agricultural systems engineering (greenhouse, fish farming, mushroom production)
Evaluation of the Effects of Artificial Light on Some Plant Characteristics in the Design and Construction of a Small-scale Plant Factory

P. Shamsi Roodbarsar; S. R. Mousavi Seyedi; D. Kalantari; K. Ghasemi

Volume 13, Issue 2 , June 2023, , Pages 213-226

https://doi.org/10.22067/jam.2022.73522.1070

Abstract
  IntroductionIt is predicted that the world population will grow to 9.3 billion by 2050 and the urban population will increase by 73%, growing from 3.6 billion to 6.3 billion. This huge population requires abundant food production. A plant factory with artificial light (PFAL) is a closed growing system ...  Read More

Agricultural systems engineering (greenhouse, fish farming, mushroom production)
Mathematical Analysis for Prediction Performance Rate of Wheel Type Trenching Machine

M. Ghonimy; M. Morcos; A. Badr

Volume 13, Issue 1 , March 2023, , Pages 1-13

https://doi.org/10.22067/jam.2021.71081.1049

Abstract
  In this study a mathematical analysis for estimating the performance rate "RP" of wheel type trenching machine was studied. The mathematical analysis quantifies the analysis and resulted in an equation. This mathematical equation was checked under different operating conditions. The practical study of ...  Read More

Agricultural systems engineering (greenhouse, fish farming, mushroom production)
Analysis and Evaluation of Energy, Economic, and Environmental Impact Indicators of Horticultural and Greenhouse Production Systems in Iran using PRISMA Method

M. Zangeneh; N. Banaeian

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 423-451

https://doi.org/10.22067/jam.2021.67892.1004

Abstract
  IntroductionSo far, many studies have been conducted to evaluate the impact of input consumption patterns on energy, economic, and environmental indicators on horticultural and greenhouse crops in Iran. A review of these studies shows that the causes of the current situation in the systems have not been ...  Read More

Agricultural systems engineering (greenhouse, fish farming, mushroom production)
Degree-Day Index for Estimating the Thermal Requirements of a Greenhouse Equipped with an Air-Earth Heat Exchanger System

H. Faridi; A. Arabhosseini; Gh. Zarei; M. Okos

Volume 11, Issue 1 , 2021, , Pages 83-95

https://doi.org/10.22067/jam.v11i1.86233

Abstract
  In this research, an attempt was made to utilize an Earth-Air Heat Exchanger (EAHE) system as a source of shallow geothermal energy to provide thermal demands of a commercial greenhouse located in Alborz province, Iran. The degree-day index was applied to estimate the EAHE system’s potential to ...  Read More