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Research Output 1987 2019

2019
38 Citations (Scopus)

Recent developments in phase change materials for energy storage applications: A review

Nazir, H., Batool, M., Bolivar Osorio, F. J., Isaza-Ruiz, M., Xu, X., Vignarooban, K., Phelan, P., Inamuddin & Mada Kannan, A., Feb 1 2019, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 129, p. 491-523 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

phase change materials
Phase change materials
energy storage
heat storage
Thermal energy

Theoretical analysis of a solar-powered multi-effect distillation integrated with concentrating photovoltaic/thermal system

Zhang, Z., Hu, Z., Xu, H., Dai, X., Wang, J., Jiao, W., Yuan, Y. & Phelan, P., Oct 15 2019, In : Desalination. 468, 114074.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

exergy
Exergy
distillation
Distillation
heating
2018
4 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of a novel heat-driven cycle to produce shaft power and refrigeration

Alelyani, S. M., Sherbeck, J. A., Fette, N. W., Wang, Y. & Phelan, P., Apr 1 2018, In : Applied Energy. 215, p. 751-764 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Refrigeration
shaft
Cooling
cooling
Energy conservation

Energy and exergy analyses of different aluminum reduction technologies

Obaidat, M., Al-Ghandoor, A., Phelan, P., Villalobos, J. & Alkhalidi, A., Apr 17 2018, In : Sustainability (Switzerland). 10, 4, 1216.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

exergy
Exergy
aluminum
energy
Aluminum
8 Citations (Scopus)

Optical characterization and durability of immersion cooling liquids for high concentration III-V photovoltaic systems

Han, X., Guo, Y., Wang, Q. & Phelan, P., Jan 1 2018, In : Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. 174, p. 124-131 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Durability
Cooling
Opacity
Silicone Oils
Liquids

Parametric study of an integrated organic rankine/reverse Brayton refrigeration cycle and multiple-effect desalination unit

Alelyani, S. M., Sherbeck, J. A., Zhang, Z., Bertrand, W. K. & Phelan, P., Dec 1 2018, In : Desalination and Water Treatment. 136, p. 7-19 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Desalination
Refrigeration
desalination
Cooling
cooling
8 Citations (Scopus)

Past visions, current trends, and future context: A review of building energy, carbon, and sustainability

Wang, N., Phelan, P., Harris, C., Langevin, J., Nelson, B. & Sawyer, K., Feb 1 2018, In : Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 82, p. 976-993 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Sustainable development
Carbon
Energy utilization
Innovation
Productivity
3 Citations (Scopus)

Performance analysis of a thermal energy storage system based on paired metal hydrides for concentrating solar power plants

Mellouli, S., Askri, F., Edacherian, A., Alqahtani, T., Algarni, S., Abdelmajid, J. & Phelan, P., Nov 5 2018, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 144, p. 1017-1029 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solar power plants
Thermal energy
Hydrides
Energy storage
Metals

Technological advances to maximize solar collector energy output: A review

Salvi, S. S., Bhalla, V., Taylor, R. A., Khullar, V., Otanicar, T. P., Phelan, P. & Tyagi, H., Dec 1 2018, In : Journal of Electronic Packaging, Transactions of the ASME. 140, 4, 040802.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Solar collectors
Coatings
Solar energy
Cermet Cements
Electronics packaging
2 Citations (Scopus)

Thermodynamic analysis of a novel sodium hydroxide-water solution absorption refrigeration, heating and power system for low-temperature heat sources

Zhang, Z., Alelyani, S. M., Zhang, N., Zeng, C., Yuan, Y. & Phelan, P., Jul 15 2018, In : Applied Energy. 222, p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Absorption refrigeration
heat source
hydroxide
thermodynamics
Sodium
2017
3 Citations (Scopus)

Efficiency, economics, and the urban heat island

Miner, M. J., Taylor, R. A., Jones, C. & Phelan, P., Apr 1 2017, In : Environment and Urbanization. 29, 1, p. 183-194 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heat island
economic efficiency
heat
economics
efficiency
2 Citations (Scopus)

Investigations of III–V concentrator solar cells with liquid immersion for high concentrating photovoltaic systems

Han, X., Guo, Y., Wang, Q., Qu, J. & Phelan, P., Dec 1 2017, In : Solar Energy. 158, p. 728-736 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Alkanes
Solar cells
Paraffins
Silicone Oils
Liquids

Special issue of ASME JSEE on buildings of the future: Notes from guest editors

Wang, N. & Phelan, P., Feb 1 2017, In : Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. 139, 1, 2594452.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

21 Citations (Scopus)

Techno-economic analysis of combined ammonia-water absorption refrigeration and desalination

Alelyani, S. M., Fette, N. W., Stechel, E., Doron, P. & Phelan, P., Jul 1 2017, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 143, p. 493-504 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Absorption refrigeration
Economic analysis
Water absorption
Desalination
Ammonia
8 Citations (Scopus)

Ten questions concerning future buildings beyond zero energy and carbon neutrality

Wang, N., Phelan, P., Gonzalez, J., Harris, C., Henze, G. P., Hutchinson, R., Langevin, J., Lazarus, M. A., Nelson, B., Pyke, C., Roth, K., Rouse, D., Sawyer, K. & Selkowitz, S., Jul 1 2017, In : Building and Environment. 119, p. 169-182 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

neutrality
building
energy
Carbon
carbon
5 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal properties of ternary carbonate/T-ZnOw for thermal energy storage in high-temperature concentrating solar power systems

Zhang, Z., Yuan, Y., Ouyang, L., Zhang, H., Cao, X., Sun, L. & Phelan, P., Feb 1 2017, In : Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 93, p. 177-184 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbonates
Thermal energy
Energy storage
Solar energy
Thermal conductivity
6 Citations (Scopus)

Thermophysical properties enhancement of ternary carbonates with carbon materials for high-temperature thermal energy storage

Zhang, Z., Yuan, Y., Alelyani, S., Cao, X. & Phelan, P., 2017, In : Solar Energy. 155, p. 661-669 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carbonates
Thermal energy
Energy storage
Carbon
Thermodynamic properties
2016
1 Citation (Scopus)

Analysis of heat-driven combined cooling and desalination

Alelyani, S. M., Fette, N. W., Stechel, E., Doron, P. & Phelan, P., 2016, Energy. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 6B-2016.

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

Desalination
Distillation
Cooling
Exergy
Cooling systems
2 Citations (Scopus)

Light-induced energy conversion in liquid nanoparticle suspensions

Phelan, P., Taylor, R., Adrian, R., Prasher, R. S. & Otanicar, T. P., Apr 19 2016, Nanoparticle Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow. CRC Press, p. 123-142 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Energy conversion
Nanoparticles
Liquids
2 Citations (Scopus)

Low-Temperature Melting of Silver Nanoparticles in Subcooled and Saturated Water

Lee, S., Phelan, P., Taylor, R. A., Prasher, R. & Dai, L., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Heat Transfer. 138, 5, 052301.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Silver
Melting point
silver
melting
Nanoparticles
5 Citations (Scopus)

Thermoelectric-based sustainable self-cooling for fine-grained processor hot spots

Lee, S., Pandiyan, D., Seo, J., Phelan, P. & Wu, C-J., Jul 20 2016, Proceedings of the 15th InterSociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in Electronic Systems, ITherm 2016. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 847-856 10 p. 7517635

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

Cooling
Temperature
Waste heat
Heat sinks
Fans
2015
3 Citations (Scopus)

Applicability of controllable nanoparticle radiative properties for spacecraft heat rejection

Otanicar, T. P., Smith, R., Dai, L., Phelan, P. & Swaminathan, R., 2015, In : Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer. 29, 4, p. 869-874 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

rejection
spacecraft
heat
nanoparticles
radiators

Harvesting CPU waste heat through pyroelectric materials

Lee, S., Singh, N., Phelan, P. & Wu, C-J., 2015, Thermal Management. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Vol. 1.

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

Waste heat
Program processors
Thermal conductivity
Materials properties
Electricity
72 Citations (Scopus)

Highly efficient selective metamaterial absorber for high-temperature solar thermal energy harvesting

Wang, H., Prasad Sivan, V., Mitchell, A., Rosengarten, G., Phelan, P. & Wang, L., 2015, In : Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells. 137, p. 235-242 8 p., 7621.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Solar absorbers
Energy harvesting
Metamaterials
Thermal energy
Infrared radiation
1 Citation (Scopus)
Waste heat
Program processors
Cooling
Energy utilization
Heat generation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Multipetal-Structured and Dumbbell-Structured Gold-Polymer Composite Particles with Self-Modulated Catalytic Activity

Zhang, M., Otanicar, T. P., Phelan, P. & Dai, L., Oct 7 2015, In : Langmuir. 31, 48, p. 13191-13200 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gold
catalytic activity
Catalyst activity
Polymers
gold
5 Citations (Scopus)

The effective latent heat of aqueous nanofluids

Lee, S., Taylor, R. A., Dai, L., Prasher, R. & Phelan, P., Jun 1 2015, In : Materials Research Express. 2, 6, 65004.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Latent heat
Nanoparticles
Graphite
Heat transfer
Silver
9 Citations (Scopus)

The relationship among CPU utilization, temperature, and thermal power for waste heat utilization

Haywood, A. M., Sherbeck, J., Phelan, P., Varsamopoulos, G. & Gupta, S., May 1 2015, In : Energy Conversion and Management. 95, p. 297-303 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mineral oils
Waste heat utilization
Program processors
Servers
Cooling
2 Citations (Scopus)

Thermogalvanic waste heat recovery system in automobiles

Gunawan, A., Fette, N. W. & Phelan, P., 2015, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Power Division (Publication) POWER. American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 2015-January.

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

Waste heat utilization
Automobiles
Waste heat
Wind tunnels
Railroad cars
34 Citations (Scopus)

Urban Heat Island: Mechanisms, Implications, and Possible Remedies

Phelan, P., Kaloush, K., Miner, M., Golden, J., Phelan, B., Silva, H. & Taylor, R. A., Nov 4 2015, In : Annual Review of Environment and Resources. 40, p. 285-307 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heat island
emissivity
roof
mitigation
socioeconomic impact
2014
17 Citations (Scopus)

An experimental investigation of pressure drop in expanding microchannel arrays

Miner, M. J., Phelan, P., Odom, B. A. & Ortiz, C. A., Mar 2014, In : Journal of Heat Transfer. 136, 3, 031502.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microchannels
Microchannels
pressure drop
Pressure drop
norflurane
3 Citations (Scopus)

Controllable Optical Properties of Polystyrene/PNIPAM-Gold Composite Nanoparticles

Telang, C., Otanicar, T., Dai, L., Phelan, P., Swaminathan, R. & Zhang, M., 2014, In : Plasmonics. 10, 1, p. 17-25 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polystyrenes
Gold
Nanoparticles
Optical properties
Composite materials
28 Citations (Scopus)

Core-shell and asymmetric polystyrene-gold composite particles via one-step pickering emulsion polymerization

Zhang, M., Ngo, T. H., Rabiah, N. I., Otanicar, T. P., Phelan, P., Swaminathan, R. & Dai, L., Jan 14 2014, In : Langmuir. 30, 1, p. 75-82 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emulsion polymerization
Polystyrenes
Gold
emulsions
polystyrene
19 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental investigation of the latent heat of vaporization in aqueous nanofluids

Lee, S., Phelan, P., Dai, L., Prasher, R., Gunawan, A. & Taylor, R. A., 2014, In : Applied Physics Letters. 104, 15, 151908.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

heat of vaporization
latent heat
graphite
silver
heat
3 Citations (Scopus)

Hot spot cooling and harvesting CPU waste heat using thermoelectric modules

Lee, S., Phelan, P. & Wu, C-J., 2014, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE). American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 10.

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

Waste heat
Program processors
Cooling
Energy utilization
Heat generation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Low-temperature melting of silver nanoparticles in subcooled and saturated water

Lee, S., Phelan, P., Taylor, R. A., Prasher, R. & Dai, L., 2014, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE). American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 8B.

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

Melting point
Silver
Nanoparticles
Water
Melting
Program processors
Cooling
Heat losses
Temperature control
Hot Temperature
25 Citations (Scopus)

The amplifying effect of natural convection on power generation of thermogalvanic cells

Gunawan, A., Li, H., Lin, C. H., Buttry, D., Mujica, V., Taylor, R. A., Prasher, R. S. & Phelan, P., 2014, In : International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. 78, p. 423-434 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Natural convection
free convection
Power generation
Electrodes
Electrolytes

The impact of thermal engineering research on global climate change

Phelan, P., Abdelaziz, O., Otanicar, T., Phelan, B. E., Prasher, R. S., Taylor, R. A. & Tyagi, H., 2014, Proceedings of the 15th International Heat Transfer Conference, IHTC 2014. Begell House Inc.

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

Engineering research
climate change
Climate change
economic impact
engineering
13 Citations (Scopus)

Thermo-responsiveness and tunable optical properties of asymmetric polystyrene/PNIPAM-gold composite particles

Zhang, M., Rabiah, N. I., Ngo, T. H., Otanicar, T. P., Phelan, P., Swaminathan, R. & Dai, L., Jul 1 2014, In : Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 425, p. 12-19 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polystyrenes
Gold
Optical properties
Composite materials
Emulsion polymerization
2013
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of cross-sectional perturbation on critical heat flux criteria in microchannels

Miner, M. J. & Phelan, P., 2013, In : Journal of Heat Transfer. 135, 10, 101009.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microchannels
Microchannels
Heat flux
heat flux
perturbation

Electrode separation and operating orientation: Mechanisms for maximizing performance of Cu/Cu2+ aqueous thermogalvanic cells

Li, H., Gunawan, A., Phelan, P., Buttry, D., Mujica, V., Taylor, R. A. & Prasher, R. S., 2013, ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings (IMECE). American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Vol. 6 A.

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

Electrodes
13 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental measurements of critical heat flux in expanding microchannel arrays

Miner, M. J., Phelan, P., Odom, B. A. & Ortiz, C. A., 2013, In : Journal of Heat Transfer. 135, 10, 101501.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microchannels
Microchannels
Heat flux
heat flux
expansion
73 Citations (Scopus)

Liquid thermoelectrics: Review of recent and limited new data of Thermogalvanic cell experiments

Gunawan, A., Lin, C. H., Buttry, D., Mujica, V., Taylor, R. A., Prasher, R. S. & Phelan, P., Nov 1 2013, In : Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering. 17, 4, p. 304-323 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Power generation
Seebeck coefficient
Electrochemical cells
Liquids
liquids
39 Citations (Scopus)

Multifunctional core-shell nanoparticle suspensions for efficient absorption

Lv, W., Phelan, P., Swaminathan, R., Otanicar, T. P. & Taylor, R. A., 2013, In : Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, Transactions of the ASME. 135, 2, 21005.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nanoparticles
Wavelength
Surface plasmon resonance
Dispersions
Energy conversion
9 Citations (Scopus)

Optimized expanding microchannel geometry for flow boiling

Miner, M. J., Phelan, P., Odom, B. A., Ortiz, C. A., Prasher, R. S. & Sherbeck, J. A., 2013, In : Journal of Heat Transfer. 135, 4, 042901.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

microchannels
Microchannels
boiling
Boiling liquids
Geometry
369 Citations (Scopus)

Small particles, big impacts: A review of the diverse applications of nanofluids

Taylor, R., Coulombe, S., Otanicar, T., Phelan, P., Gunawan, A., Lv, W., Rosengarten, G., Prasher, R. & Tyagi, H., Jan 7 2013, In : Journal of Applied Physics. 113, 1, 011301.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thermophysical properties
nanotechnology
heat transfer coefficients
glycols
emerging

Solar cooling with ice storage

Magerman, B. & Phelan, P., 2013, 42nd ASES National Solar Conference 2013, SOLAR 2013, Including 42nd ASES Annual Conference and 38th National Passive Solar Conference. American Solar Energy Society, p. 462-469 8 p.

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

Ice
Glycols
Cooling
Freezing
Air conditioning
48 Citations (Scopus)

Trends and opportunities in direct-absorption solar thermal collectors

Phelan, P., Otanicar, T., Taylor, R. & Tyagi, H., May 17 2013, In : Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications. 5, 2, 021003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sunlight
accumulators
trends
working fluids
energy conversion
2012
38 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of light-induced, volumetric steam generation in nanofluids

Taylor, R. A., Phelan, P., Adrian, R., Gunawan, A. & Otanicar, T. P., Jun 2012, In : International Journal of Thermal Sciences. 56, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

steam
Steam
Lasers
backups
Vapors