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Exploration the effect of particle size in thermophoresis phenomenon under microgravity environment

Razali, Mohd Azahari and Alimin, Ahmad Jais and Mohd Ali, Mas Fazwi and Khalid, Amir and Sapit, Azwan and Manshoor, Bukhari and Hushim, Faisal and Mohamed, Akmal Nizam (2017) Exploration the effect of particle size in thermophoresis phenomenon under microgravity environment. In: Recent Research and Developments in Centre for Energy and Industrial Environment Studies. Series 1 . Penerbit UTHM, pp. 35-44. ISBN 9789670764955

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Abstract

The improvement in technology produces development in transportation and industrial such that our lives become convenient. However this improvement requires increment in the energy consumption. Shortage in the hydrocarbon fuel sources and the future stringent emission regulations have been a formidable challenge to the most prominent worldwide automotive industries. Climatic change and energy security have now become two major global concerns setting the biggest challenges facing the automotive industry worldwide. Unpredictable weather patterns, natural catastrophes and changes in the natural environment are being attributed to the global warming phenomena and this indirectly being pointed out to CO2 emission as the major cause. The need for a global response on the environment concerns has further elevate pressure on the automotive industry with two major challenges, namely; fuel saving and emission reduction. Vehicles are required to be efficient ensuring fuel saving and "green" enough in CO2 emission, two interconnecting parameters of vehicles which require extensive developmental endeavors. Moving on to Malaysia, Green Technology and The Climate Change Council (MTHPI) is adopting implementation of green technology on the reduction an atmospheric greenhouse linked to the global warming and climate change. According to the effects of greenhouse, the national automotive policy is centered on sixth thrust areas; environment is one of these focused areas. For that reason, it is important to understand the combustion phenomenon in a combustion chamber since improvement of the energy efficiency will produce undesirable gas emissions and environmental pollution.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics
Divisions: Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering > Department of Energy and Thermofluid Engineering
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2019 03:21
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2019 03:21
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11659
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