Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Improving the Energy Performance of an Evacuated Tube Solar Collector Water Heater Using Compound Parabolic Concentrator: an Experimental Study

Mahdi Pourbafrani; Hossein Ghadamian; Mohammad Aminy; Meisam Moghadasi; Masoud Mardani; Mohammad Akrami; Amir houshang Khaki; Seyed Mohammad Kazem Sadr

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 59-67

  Evacuated tube solar collectors (ETSC) are widely utilized in both domestic and industrial solar water heaters (SWH) due to their commendable thermal performance and straightforward installation. However, a significant challenge associated with ETSC lies in the fact that half of the collector remains ...  Read More

Environmental Impacts and Sustainability
Design, Fabrication, and Experimental Study of a Low-cost and Accurate Weather Station Using a Microcontroller System

Mahdi Pourbafrani; Hossein Ghadamian; Meisam Moghadasi; Masoud Mardani

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2023, , Pages 35-43

  In this research study, a cost-effective and reliable weather station using a microcontroller system containing instruments and sensors for measuring and recording ambient variables was designed, fabricated, and tested. The dataset recorded and stored in the meteorological system can be applied to conduct ...  Read More