American Journal of Energy Engineering

Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2015

  • Ethics, Communication, and Propaganda About Energetic and Environmental Topics

    Francesca Marin, Alberto Mirandola

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2015
    Pages: 78-85
    Received: 23 September 2015
    Accepted: 13 October 2015
    Published: 27 October 2015
    Abstract: This paper aims at disentangling and explaining the meaning of communication, which should not be confused with the mere transmission of information. The focus will be put on scientific and technological communication, mainly in the field of energetic and environmental topics. Communication is a profession practiced by speakers and writers working ... Show More
  • Spectral and Thermal Properties of Biofield Energy Treated Cotton

    Mahendra Kumar Trivedi, Rama Mohan Tallapragada, Alice Branton, Dahryn Trivedi, Gopal Nayak, Rakesh Kumar Mishra, Snehasis Jana

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2015
    Pages: 86-92
    Received: 7 October 2015
    Accepted: 19 October 2015
    Published: 16 November 2015
    Abstract: Cotton has widespread applications in textile industries due its interesting physicochemical properties. The objective of this study was to investigate the influence of biofield energy treatment on the spectral, and thermal properties of the cotton. The study was executed in two groups namely control and treated. The control group persisted as untr... Show More
  • Analysis of Energy Cost Savings by Substituting Heavy Fuel Oil with Alternative Fuel for a Pozzolana Dryer Case Study of Bamburi Cement

    Veronica Kavila Ngunzi

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6, November 2015
    Pages: 93-102
    Received: 21 October 2015
    Accepted: 30 October 2015
    Published: 2 December 2015
    Abstract: The research study was carried out with the aim of analyzing the energy cost saving achieved by substituting heavy fuel oil with alternative fuel for a pozzolana dryer. This was carried out on an existing dryer where data from reports for previous years on energy requirements, that is, heavy fuel oil cost and usage was collected. An auxiliary syste... Show More