Publications

BOOKS:

JOURNALS/PROCEEDINGS

2018

  • ElGammal, T. and Amano, R.S., “Effectiveness of Central Swirlers in the Thermal Uniformity of Jet-in-Crossflow Mixing,” ASME J. Energy Resources Technology (IF=1.70) (Accepted, in press)
  • Saman Beyhaghi and Ryoichi Amano, “A Parametric Study on Leading-Edge Slots Used on Wind Turbine Airfoils at Various Angles of Attack,” Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics (IF=5.0), Vol. 175, pp.43-52, April 2018, DOI 10.1016/j.jweia.2018.01.007
  • Xu, C. and Amano, R.S., “Effects of asymmetric radial clearance on performance of a centrifugal compressor,” ASME J. Energy Resources Technology (IF=1.70), MAY 2018, Vol. 140 / 052003-1
  • Ahmad Abbas, Muhannad Al-Haddad, Mohammad Qandil, Mandana Saravani, Ryoichi S Amano, “Utilization of Hydro-Turbines in Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTPs),” 2018 ASME Power & Energy, PowerEnergy2018-7349, Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL.
  • Ahmad Abbas, Mandana Saravani, Muhannad Al-Haddad, Ryoichi S Amano, “A Comparative Study of Industrial Energy Assessments for Small and Medium-Sized Industrial Facilities,” 2018 ASME Power & Energy, PowerEnergy2018-7550, Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL.
  • Alaa Hasan, Hala Jaber, Tarek Elgammal, Ryoichi S Amano, Essam Khalil, “Accurate control of thermal conditions in large space buildings like an underground metro station,” 2018 ASME Power & Energy, PowerEnergy2018-7413, Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL.
  • Muhannad Al-Haddad, Hala Jaber, Ahmad Abbas, Mohammad Qandil, Mandana Saravani, Ryoichi S Amano, “Energy Value Analysis (EVA) of an Office Building: Case Study,” 2018 ASME Power & Energy, PowerEnergy2018-7350, Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL.
  • Mohammad Qandil., Ahmad Abbas, Ahmed Al-Ghandoor, Ryoichi S Amano, “A stand-alone hybrid photovoltaic, fuel cell and battery system,” 2018 ASME Power & Energy, PowerEnergy2018-7121, Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL.
  • ElGammal, T., Sakamoto, Ryoichi S Amano, “Cavitation Modelling in Different Designs of Micro Kaplan Hydro-Turbine,” 2018 ASME Power & Energy, PowerEnergy2018-7109, Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL.
  • Ahmad Abbas, Mandana Sheikhzad Saravani, Muhannad Al-Haddad, Ryoichi S Amano, “An Analytical Study of Energy Efficiency Opportunities in Some Industrial Facilities,” 2018 AIAA SciTech Forum, AIAA-2018-1710, Kissimmee, FL, Jan. 8-12, 2018.
  • Muhannad Al-Haddad1, Ahmad Abbas, Mandana Sheikhzad Saravani1, Ryoichi S Amano, “Net-Zero-Energy (NZE) Wastewater Treatment Plants (WWTPs),” 2018 AIAA SciTech Forum, AIAA-2018-1712, Kissimmee, FL, Jan. 8-12, 2018.
  • Mandana Sheikhzad Saravani, Saman Beyhaghi, Ryoichi S Amano, Experimental Analysis of Heat Transfer in Stationary and Rotating Internal Cooling Channels, 2018 AIAA SciTech Forum, AIAA-2018-1477, Kissimmee, FL, Jan. 8-12, 2018.


2017

  1. Khandelwal, B., Okai, K., Amano, R.S., “Xu, C. and Amano, R.S., “Testing alternative fuels, solar-thermal systems,” Aerospace America, December 2017. https://aerospaceamerica.aiaa.org/year-in-review/testing-alternative-fuels-solar-thermal-systems/
  2. Xu, C. and Amano, R.S., “Effects of asymmetric radial clearance on performance of a centrifugal compressor,” ASME J. Energy Resources Technology (IF=1.70), MAY 2018, Vol. 140 / 052003-1
  3. Ryoichi Amano, Bengt Sunden, and Ashwini Gupta, “Special Issue for the Second International Conference on 2016 Next Generation of Wind Energy (ICNGWE),” ASME J. Energy Resources Technology (IF=1.70), Vol. 139/050301-1, September 2017, doi: 10.1115/1.4037711
  4. Ryoichi Amano, “Review of Wind Turbine Research in 21st Century,” ASME J. Energy Resources Technology (IF=1.70), Vol. 139/050801-1, September 2017, doi: 10.1115/1.4037757
  5. Cheng Xu and Ryoichi Amano, “Centrifugal Compressor Performance Improvements Through Compressor Splitter Location,” ASME J. Energy Resources Technology (IF=1.70), Vol. 140/051201-1, doi:10.1115/1.4037813
  6. Saman Beyhaghi and Ryoichi Amano, “Investigation of Flow Over a Wind Turbine Blade Airfoil Using a Hybrid Detached Eddy Simulation–Algebraic Stress Turbulence Model,” ASME J. Energy Resources Technology (IF=1.70), 139(5), 051204 (Mar 16, 2017) (8 pages) Paper No: JERT-16-1388; doi: 10.1115/1.4036047
  7. Saman Beyhaghi and Ryoichi Amano, “Improvement of Wind Turbine Blade Aerodynamic Performance of Cambered Airfoils Using Leading-Edge Slots,” ASME J. Energy Resources Technology (IF=1.70), 139(5), 051206 (Mar 16, 2017) (9 pages) Paper No: JERT-16-1436; doi: 10.1115/1.4036050
  8. Randall S. Jackson and Ryoichi Amano, “Experimental Study and Simulation of a Small-Scale Horizontal-Axis Wind Turbine,” ASME J. Energy Resources Technology (IF=1.70), 139(5), 051207 (Mar 16, 2017) (19 pages) Paper No: JERT-16-1455; doi: 10.1115/1.4036051
  9. Arun Kumar Koralagundi Matt, Saman Beyhaghi, Ryoichi S. Amano and Jie Guo, “Self-Healing of Wind Turbine Blades Using Microscale Vascular Vessels,” ASME J. Energy Resources Technology (IF=1.70), 139(5), 051208 (Mar 16, 2017) (7 pages) Paper No: JERT-16-1456; doi: 10.1115/1.4036052

2016

    1. Amano, R.S., Okai, K., and Ohya, Y., “2020 Olympics Seen as Clean Energy Test,” Aerospace America, December 2016, p. 60.
    2. Burra, K.R., Hussein, M.S., Amano, R.S., and Gupta, A.K, “Syngas Evolutionary Behavior during Chicken Manure Pyrolysis and Air Gasification,” Applied Energy (IF=5.8), Vol. 181, November 2017, pp. 408-415, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.08.095
    3. Hussein, M.S., Burra, K.G., Amano, R.S., and Gupta, A.K., “Effect of oxygen addition in steam gasification of chicken manure,” Fuel (IF=3.6), 189, Feb. 2017, 189, Pp 428-435, IF=3.6. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2016.11.005
    4. Hussein, M.S., Burra, K.R., Amano, R.S., and Gupta, A.K, “Temperature and Gasifying Media Effects on Chicken Manure Pyrolysis and Gasification,” Fuel (IF=3.6), 202, August 2017, pp. 36-45. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2017.04.017
    5. Martinez, J.L, Amano, R.S., and Rohatgi, P.K., “Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow Analysis of Self-Healing in Metallic Materials,” Heat and Mass Transfer, March 2017, Volume 53, Issue 3, pp 825–848.
    6. Amano, R.S., Alkhalidi, A., Alkhafaji, A., and Al Ba’ba’a, H., “Wave Generation in Subsurface Aeration System: A New Approach to Enhance Mixing in Aeration Tank in Wastewater Treatment,” Desalination and Water Treatment, Publication date 2016/4/24, Journal Desalination and Water Treatment, Pages 1-8, Publisher: Taylor & Francis.
    7. Alkhalidi, A., Alkhafaji, A., and Amano, R.S., “Solid Removal from Water by Using Horizontal Swirl Flow Separator,” Jokull Journal, Joklarannsoknafelag Islands, Vol. 66, Issue 1, ISSN: 0449-0576, Impact Factor: 1.604. http://www.jokulljournal.com/coredoux/index.php/archive/part/66/1/1/?currentVol=66&currentissue=1
    1. AlBabaa, H., ElGammal, T., and Amano, R.S., “Study of Air Bubble Diameter and Frequency Formed at a Single Rigid Orifice Submerged in Quasi-Static Water,” Trans ASME. Journal of Fluids Engineering (IF 674), FE-15-1382, October 2016