Research Paper Decision analysis and methods
Design of Manufacturing Cells Pharmaceutical Factory

Mahmoud. A. Barghash; Nabeel Al-Mandahawi; N. AbuJbara; R. Al-Abbadi; S. Hussein

Volume 4, Issue 3 , November 2017, Pages 158-173

  Cellular manufacturing is an important tool for manufacturing firms which leads to better productivity, focused and specialized manufacturing process. To utilize this important tool, the machines have to be grouped into cells. This work is related to using cellular manufacturing in a pharmaceutical factory ...  Read More

Research Paper Case studies in industry and services
Geothermal Energy in Palestine: Practical Applications

Nabil Beithou; Zaid Abu Al-Ganam

Volume 4, Issue 3 , November 2017, Pages 174-179

  Energy is a main factor in developing nations. Energy is almost a must for surviving with dignity. Palestine situation is different from other countries which can import their energy needs from outside. Palestinians are facing a critical shortage in energy due to Israeli Occupation. They must depend ...  Read More

Research Paper Energy Saving
Ground Coupled Heat Pump Design for Tafila Climate

Emran. M. Ataykah

Volume 4, Issue 3 , November 2017, Pages 180-184

  This work represents a theoretical investigation of a ground coupled heat pump system that is used for domestic heating and cooling purposes of a typical residential house in Tafilah-Jordan. The system is designed to provide heating and cooling loads of 7.39, 7.27 KW respectively. The designed system ...  Read More

Research Paper Management and Entrepreneurship
Life Cycle Costing of Wind Generation System

Ala’ K. Abu-Rumman; Iyad Muslih; Mahmoud. A. Barghash

Volume 4, Issue 3 , November 2017, Pages 185-191

  Life Cycle Costing (LCC) is a methodology used first time by the Department of Defense of United State, it’s an economic calculation of all costs propagated during the life span of any technical system. For Renewable Energy (RE) systems, LCC is a good methodology, which shows the cost-effectiveness ...  Read More

Research Paper Thermal Comfort
Studying the Stability of Melting and Solidification Behavior of Phase Change Material

Abdullah. N. Olimat; Ahmed Al-Salaymeh; Ayman Al-Maaitah

Volume 4, Issue 3 , November 2017, Pages 192-198

  Experimental analysis of thermal properties of phase change material was conducted using DCS and TG apparatus. Moderate rang of temperature of phase change material was selected and experimentally investigated. Measurement of melting and solidification temperature at several heating rate are carried ...  Read More

Research Paper Engineering Modeling
Elastic Behavior of Carbon Nanotubes Reinforced Composites: Micromechanical Modeling

Ahmad Almagableh; Mohammad A. Omari; Ahmad. S. Awad

Volume 4, Issue 3 , November 2017, Pages 199-204

  A micromechanical model is applied to examine the tensile properties of composite materials filled with multi-wall CNT oriented in in-plane and out-of-plane direction and a quantitative micromechanical model for the mechanical behavior of CNT-composites has been developed. Digimat-MF is used to generate ...  Read More

Research Paper Thermal Comfort
Effect of Isothermal Annealing Temperatures and Roller Burnishing on the Microhardness and Surface Quality of H13 Alloy Steel

Ubeidulla F. Al-Qawabeha

Volume 4, Issue 3 , November 2017, Pages 205-214

  AISI H13 tool steel is applied widely to produce many kinds of hot work dies, such as forging dies, extrusion dies, die-casting dies and so on. The successful employment of metal in engineering application relies on the ability of the metal to meet design and services requirements and to be fabricated ...  Read More