WINTER READING LIST

The IMechE Library have put together a special, seasonal reading list of selected UK and international papers from a variety of engineering industries including the automotive, aerospace, building and chemical industries. Topics include; building insulation, lighting and heating efficiency and studies on snow, de-icing and the effects of weather conditions on the ground and in the air.

IMechE Members, you can read these papers by clicking on the links below and then  logging-in with your IMechE account credentials.

Building heat and light efficiency

  1. Ruokamo, Enni. 2016. Household preferences of hybrid home heating systems – A choice experiment application. Energy Policy 95 : 224-37. http://bit.ly/2gUMI4V
  2. Cooper, Samuel, Geoffrey P. Hammond, and Marcelle C. McManus. 2013;2012;. Thermodynamic efficiency of low-carbon domestic heating systems: Heat pumps and micro-cogeneration. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy 227 (1): 18-29. http://bit.ly/2ggVzhp
  3. Hunt, Walter, George Gurlaskie, and Ron Domitrovic. 2014. Residential heating efficiency comparison for differing heat pump types and sizing methods. ASHRAE Transactions 120 (1): CC1. http://bit.ly/2guZdXH
  4. Wang, Dexin, Ainan Bao, and William Liss. 2012. Development of high efficiency home heating and humidification technology. ASHRAE Transactions 118 (2): 523. http://bit.ly/2gOGs2b
  5. bin Shammuin, Mohammad Hafizuddin, and Boon Tuan Tee. 2014. Preliminary study of alternative wall insulation materials for home residence. Applied Mechanics and Materials 699 : 384-7. http://bit.ly/2gQkFof
  6. Levy, Jonathan I., May K. Woo, and Yann Tambouret. 2016. Energy savings and emissions reductions associated with increased insulation for new homes in the united states. Building and Environment 96 : 72-9. http://bit.ly/2gv7v1T
  7. Byrne, Aimee, Gerry Byrne, Garrett O’Donnell, and Anthony Robinson. 2016. Case studies of cavity and external wall insulation retrofitted under the irish home energy saving scheme: Technical analysis and occupant perspectives. Energy and Buildings 130 : 420-33. http://bit.ly/2gVdEkU
  8. Foulds, Chris, and Jane Powell. 2014. Using the homes energy efficiency database as a research resource for residential insulation improvements. Energy Policy 69 : 57-72. http://bit.ly/2fTBvk9
  9. Hosseini, Mirata, and Hashem Akbari. 2016;2015;. Effect of cool roofs on commercial buildings energy use in cold climates. Energy & Buildings 114 : 143-55. http://bit.ly/2gQnuG4

Climate, roads, vehicles, snow and de-icing

  1. Chen, Suren, and Feng Chen. 2010. Simulation-based assessment of vehicle safety behavior under hazardous driving conditions. Journal of Transportation Engineering 136 (4): 304-15. http://bit.ly/2fP9r6l
  2. Lee, S., J. Kwak, H. Kim, and J. Lee. 2013. Properties of roadway particles from interaction between the tire and road pavement. International Journal of Automotive Technology 14 (1): 163-73. http://bit.ly/2hPEQTD
  3. Dean, William P., Brittain J. Sanford, Matthew R. Wright, and Jeffrey L. Evans. 2012. Influence of de-icers on the corrosion and fatigue behavior of 4140 steel. Journal of Materials Engineering and Performance 21 (11): 2340. http://bit.ly/2hVJ8c0cold-snow-winter-frozen
  1. Lobão, J. A., T. Devezas, and J. P. S. Catalão. 2015. Energy efficiency of lighting installations: Software application and experimental validation. Energy Reports 1 : 110-5. http://bit.ly/2gXV1wf
  2. Pourbagian, Mahdi, and Wagdi G. Habashi. 2015. Aero-thermal optimization of in-flight electro-thermal ice protection systems in transient de-icing mode. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow 54 : 167-82. http://bit.ly/2hQIfEh
  3. Shajiee, Shervin, Lucy Pao, and Robert McLeod. 2014. Optimizing the layout of heaters for distributed active de-icing of wind turbine blades. Wind Engineering 38 (6): 587-600. http://bit.ly/2gYg9CM
  4. Soare, Liviu, and Daniel Dobre. 2014. Concept and 3d modeling of ground de-icing system with application in light aircraft. Journal of Industrial Design and Engineering Graphics 9 (2): 17. http://bit.ly/2hE5ml5
  5. Ahn, Byung-Lip, Ji-Woo Park, Seunghwan Yoo, Jonghun Kim, Hakgeun Jeong, Seung-Bok Leigh, and Cheol-Yong Jang. 2015. Synergetic effect between lighting efficiency enhancement and building energy reduction using alternative thermal operating system of indoor LED lighting. Energies 8 (8): 8736-48. http://bit.ly/2i65pHx
  6. Wise, Jeff. 2012. Arctic engineering.(construction of an igloo). Vol. 189. New York: Hearst Magazines, a Division of the Hearst Corporation. http://bit.ly/2h8d1cs
  7. Dagenais, François, Jonathan Gagnon, and Eric Paquette. 2016. An efficient layered simulation workflow for snow imprints. The Visual Computer 32 (6): 881-90. http://bit.ly/2hPUezG
  8. Ifraimov, S. V., and A. S. Kuleshov. 2013. On moving chaplygin sleigh on a convex surface. Automation and Remote Control 74 (8): 1297-306. http://bit.ly/2hW3yBJ
  9. Styring, Peter, Alexander F. Routh, and Samuel Parkinson. 2012. Friction reduction using self-waxing alpine skis. Sports Engineering 15 (3): 117-27. http://bit.ly/2h8evmF
  10. Evette, André, Laurent Peyras, Hugues François, and Stéphanie Gaucherand. 2012. Environmental risks and impacts of mountain reservoirs for artificial snow production in a context of climate change. Revue De Géographie Alpine(99-4). http://rga.revues.org/148
  11. Overland, James E., Kevin R. Wood, and Muyin Wang. 2011. Warm Arctic—cold continents: Climate impacts of the newly open arctic sea. Polar Research 30 : 1-14. http://bit.ly/2hQSybw
  12. Nemoto, Masaki, Takeshi Sato, Kenji Kosugi, and Shigeto Mochizuki. 2014. Effects of snowfall on drifting snow and wind structure near a surface. Boundary-Layer Meteorology 152 (3): 395-410. http://bit.ly/2hPS9Us
  13. Rotary snow plow named asme landmark2015. Vol. 137. New York: American Society of Mechanical Engineers. http://bit.ly/2hPZB1M

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