Browsing by Author "Walmsley, Michael R.W."

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  • Automated retrofit of heat exchanger networks

    Lal, Nathan S. (The University of Waikato, 2020)
    In a large industrial processing plant, a significant amount of process heat is generated using fossil fuels, contributing to New Zealand’s overall greenhouse gas emissions. While New Zealand’s renewable energy sources ...
  • Pressure screening studies with wood pulp

    Weeds, Zuben (The University of Waikato, 2006)
    Pressure screening is used in paper making to separate components of a wood pulp slurry (water, wood fibre and solid contaminant material) and to concentrate the wood fibre. The complex solid-liquid and solid-solid mechanisms ...
  • Botswana electricity sector planning and CO₂ emissions reduction through solar PV in office buildings

    Mukwaso, Simasiku Titus (The University of Waikato, 2017)
    Coal is the most abundant energy resource in Botswana, with a total reserve of about 212 billion tones. Currently 600 MW of electricity is generated from coal and 160 MW is generated from imported diesel fuel. With rising ...
  • Unified Total Site Heat Integration: Targeting, Optimisation and Network Design

    Tarighaleslami, Amir Hossein (The University of Waikato, 2018)
    Process industries in New Zealand use 214.3 PJ of process heat, of which approximately 65 % is fossil fuels. Despite increasing energy demands, depleting fossil fuel resources, and pressure to reduce Greenhouse Gas emissions, ...
  • Energy Investment and Emissions Planning for Electricity Generation in Myanmar

    Win, Phyu Phyu (University of Waikato, 2016)
    Hydropower plays a critical role in supplying electricity generation in the developing nation of Myanmar. Over the next 15 years (2015 – 2030) with anticipated rapid social and economic development in Myanmar, the demand ...

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