20132020

Research output per year

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Research Output

2020

A novel radiant floor system: Detailed characterization and comparison with traditional radiant systems

Shukla, S., Daneshazarian, R., Mwesigye, A., Leong, W. H. & Dworkin, S. B., Jan 26 2020, In : International Journal of Green Energy. 17, 2, p. 137-148 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

12th International Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics Conference–HEFAT2016

Mwesigye, A. & Meyer, J. P., Aug 27 2019, In : Heat Transfer Engineering. 40, 13-14, p. 1073-1074 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access

A thermodynamic investigation and optimization of an ejector refrigeration system using R1233zd(E) as a working fluid

Mwesigye, A., Kiamari, A. & Dworkin, S. B., Oct 23 2019, In : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 609, 5, 052011.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access

Experimental and numerical investigation of a thermal storage medium for ground source heat pump applications

Mwesigye, A., Nguyen, H. V., Salt, D., Daneshazarian, R. & Dworkin, S. B., Oct 23 2019, In : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 609, 5, 052010.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access

Modelling and optimization of helical steel piles as in-ground heat exchangers for Ground-Source Heat Pumps

Nicholson, S. R., Mwesigye, A. & Dworkin, S. B., Oct 23 2019, In : IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering. 609, 5, 052026.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access

Selected Papers from the 13th International Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics Conference–HEFAT2017

Mwesigye, A. & Meyer, J. P., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Heat Transfer Engineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
2018

A numerical analysis and optimization of the dynamic performance of a multipurpose solar thermal system for residential applications

Coetzee, R. A. M., Mwesigye, A. & Huan, Z., Nov 26 2018, In : Science and Technology for the Built Environment. 24, 10, p. 1156-1173 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A numerical model for optimal receiver array and mass flow rate in residential solar water heating systems

Coetzee, R. A. M., Mwesigye, A. & Huan, Z., Oct 21 2018, In : International Journal of Sustainable Energy. 37, 9, p. 902-918 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Heat transfer enhancement, thermodynamic and numerical optimisation of complex solar energy systems-parabolic trough collector systems

Bello-Ochende, T., Mwesigye, A. & Meyer, J. P., Jan 1 2018, In : International Heat Transfer Conference. 2018-August, p. 101-126 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Modeling, simulation and performance analysis of parabolic trough solar collectors: A comprehensive review

Yılmaz, İ. H. & Mwesigye, A., Sep 1 2018, In : Applied Energy. 225, p. 135-174 40 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

52 Scopus citations

Numerical analysis of the thermal and thermodynamic performance of a parabolic trough solar collector using SWCNTs-Therminol®VP-1 nanofluid

Mwesigye, A., Yılmaz, İ. H. & Meyer, J. P., Apr 2018, In : Renewable Energy. 119, p. 844-862 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations
5 Scopus citations
2017

Heat transfer performance of a parabolic trough receiver using swcnts-therminol(r)vp-1 nanofluids

Mwesigye, A. & Meyer, J. P., Jan 1 2017, Heat Transfer and Thermal Engineering. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE); vol. 8).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Optimal slope angle selection of an evacuated tube collector for domestic solar water heating

Coetzee, R. A. M., Mwesigye, A. & Huan, Z., Jan 1 2017, Journal of Energy in Southern Africa, 28, 1, p. 104-119 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

3 Scopus citations
60 Scopus citations
2016

Comparative thermal performance of a parabolic trough receiver with Cu-therminol®VP-1, Ag-therminol®VP-1 and Al2O3 - Therminol®VP-1 nanofluids

Mwesigye, A., Huan, Z. & Meyer, J. P., Jan 1 2016, Heat Transfer and Thermal Engineering. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE); vol. 8).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

3 Scopus citations

Heat transfer and entropy generation in a parabolic trough receiver with wall-detached twisted tape inserts

Mwesigye, A., Bello-Ochende, T. & Meyer, J. P., Jan 1 2016, In : International Journal of Thermal Sciences. 99, p. 238-257 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

77 Scopus citations

Influence of optical errors on the thermal and thermodynamic performance of a solar parabolic trough receiver

Mwesigye, A., Huan, Z., Bello-Ochende, T. & Meyer, J. P., Oct 1 2016, In : Solar Energy. 135, p. 703-718 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations
68 Scopus citations
2015

Experimental study on the thermal performance of R600a, R290 and R600a/R290 mixtures in a retrofit R134a refrigeration system

Ramathe, T., Huan, Z. & Mwesigye, A., Sep 28 2015, Proceedings of the 12th Conference on the Industrial and Commercial Use of Energy, ICUE 2015. IEEE Computer Society, p. 178-186 9 p. 7280266. (Proceedings of the Conference on the Industrial and Commercial Use of Energy, ICUE; vol. 2015-September).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Multi-objective and thermodynamic optimisation of a parabolic trough receiver with perforated plate inserts

Mwesigye, A., Bello-Ochende, T. & Meyer, J. P., Feb 25 2015, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 77, p. 42-56 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

Thermal and Thermodynamic Performance of a Parabolic Trough Receiver with Syltherm800-Al2O3 Nanofluid as the Heat Transfer Fluid

Mwesigye, A. & Huan, Z., Jan 1 2015, In : Energy Procedia. 75, p. 394-402 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

Open Access
13 Scopus citations

Thermal performance of a receiver tube for a high concentration ratio parabolic trough system and potential for improved performance with syltherm800-cuo nanofluid

Mwesigye, A., Huan, Z. & Meyer, J. P., Jan 1 2015, Heat Transfer and Thermal Engineering. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE); vol. 8B-2015).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

6 Scopus citations
24 Scopus citations

Thermodynamic optimisation of the performance of a parabolic trough receiver using synthetic oil-Al2O3 nanofluid

Mwesigye, A., Huan, Z. & Meyer, J. P., Oct 5 2015, In : Applied Energy. 156, p. 398-412 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

91 Scopus citations
2014

Heat transfer and thermodynamic performance of a parabolic trough receiver with centrally placed perforated plate inserts

Mwesigye, A., Bello-Ochende, T. & Meyer, J. P., Dec 1 2014, In : Applied Energy. 136, p. 989-1003 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

87 Scopus citations
36 Scopus citations

Thermal performance of a parabolic trough receiver with perforated conical inserts for heat transfer enhancement

Mwesigye, A., Bello-Ochende, T. & Meyer, J. P., Jan 1 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

2 Scopus citations
2013

Heat transfer enhancement in a parabolic trough receiver using wall detached twisted tape inserts

Mwesigye, A., Bello-Ochende, T. & Meyer, J. P., Jan 1 2013, Energy. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), (ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE); vol. 6 B).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

5 Scopus citations

Numerical investigation of entropy generation in a parabolic trough receiver at different concentration ratios

Mwesigye, A., Bello-Ochende, T. & Meyer, J. P., May 1 2013, In : Energy. 53, p. 114-127 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations