Research Article
1. Biodiesel Production of Capparis Spinosa Oil via Trans-Esterification Reaction by Using NaOH Catalyst and Its Pilot Synthesis Design

Hamid Reza Chitsaz; Mohammadreza Omidkhah; Kambiz Tahvildari

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 1-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2016.70073

Abstract
  Energy obtained from renewable sources has increased its participation in the energy matrix worldwide, and it is expected to maintain this tendency. Both in large and small scales, there have been numerous developments and research with the aim of generating fuels and energy using different raw materials ...  Read More

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2. Numerical Investigation on Contaminant Dispersion from a Source over the Blocks in Steady and Unsteady Flows

M. Ziaei-Rad; Iman Samea

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 8-16

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2016.70079

Abstract
  This paper deals with numerical study of semi-finite incompressible flow of air over two blocks with different heights in the presence of a condensing-source, dispensing- contaminant in the flow, in both steady and unsteady states. The numerical solution of governing PDE equations are constructed by ...  Read More

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3. Development and Economical Evaluation for Wind Power Plant in “Chabahar in Sistan and Baluchestan Province-Iran

Parisa Raeisi Mahdi Abadi; Shabnam Vahdati Daneshmand; Reza Sharifi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 17-24

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2016.70074

Abstract
  High costs, unreliable resources for long term use and extensive negative impact on our environment are such problems associated with traditional sources of energy and fossil fuels which make us move toward implementation of renewable sources of energy. Fossil fuel pollution and reserve depletion in ...  Read More

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4. Power and Fresh Water Production by Solar Energy, Fuel Cell, and Reverse Osmosis Desalination

Mohammad Ameri; Mojtaba Yoosefi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 25-34

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2016.70075

Abstract
  This paper presents sizing, energy management strategy, and cost analysis for a configuration consisting of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, fuel cell (FC) storage system, and reverse osmosis (RO) desalination technology for combined power and fresh water production. In this system, PV is the main power ...  Read More

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5. A New Maximum Power Point Tracking Method for PEM Fuel Cells Based On Water Cycle Algorithm

Isa Nasiri Avanaki; Mohammad Sarvi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 35-42

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2016.70076

Abstract
  Maximum Power Point (MPP) tracker has an important role in the performance of fuel cell (FC) systems improvement. Tow parameters which have effect on the Fuel cell output power are temperature and membrane water. So contents make the MPP change by with variations in each parameter. In this paper, a new ...  Read More

6. Multi-objective Optimization of a Solar Driven Combined Power and Refrigeration System Using Two Evolutionary Algorithms Based on Exergoeconomic Concept

Vajiheh Sabeti; Fateme Ahmadi Boyaghchi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 43-51

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2016.70077

Abstract
  This paper deals with a multi-objective optimization of a novel micro solar driven combined power and ejector refrigeration system (CPER). The system combines an organic Rankine cycle (ORC) with an ejector refrigeration cycle to generate electricity and cold capacity simultaneously. Major thermodynamic ...  Read More

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7. Optimization of Biodiesel Production from Prunus Scoparia using Artificial Bee Colony Algorithm

Sajad Rostami; Bahram Hosseinzadeh Samani; Keramatolah Saeidi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 2016, Pages 52-58

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2016.70078

Abstract
  Renewable energy sources are developed worldwide, owing to high oil prices and in order to limit greenhouse gas emissions. The objective of this research was to study the feasibility of biodiesel production from mountain almond (Prunus Scoparia) oil using ultrasonic system and optimization of the process ...  Read More