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June, 2002- Prof. Bojic took part in ASHRE’s conference held in Honolulu.

 

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Prof. Milorad Bojic,

Department of Energy and Process Engineering, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Sestre Janjic 6, 34000 Kragujevac, Yugoslavia.

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bojic@knez.uis.kg.ac.yu

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+381-330-196

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+381-34-360-905

 

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RESEARCH

Research fields

Research Objects

Research methodologies applied

Supervising graduate research

The international research collaboration Research programs

 

 

Research fields

1. Energy recovery, 2. Thermal comfort, 3. Finite-time thermodynamics, 4. Integration

5. Thermoeconomy, 6. Global warming, 7. Air conditioning engineering, 8. Velocity and temperature field calculation, 9. Experimental heat transfer, 10. Building energy simulations.

 

Research Objects are

1. Buildings, 2. Ventilation systems,  3. Cooling systems,  4. Heating systems, 5. Air-to- earth heat exchanger, 6. Boilers,  7. Furnaces,  8. Power plants,  9. Solar collectors,  10. Heat pumps

 

3.  Research methodologies applied used are

1 Commercial software simulation, 1.1. Building energy simulations (HTB2), 1.2 CFD simulations (FLUENT, FLOVENT), 1.3 Natural and cross ventilation simulations (COMIS), 2. Mathematical research, 2.1 General, 2.2 Simulation calculation, 2.3 Time-marching calculation, 2.3Analitical optimization, 2.4 Sequential LP optimization, 2.5 MILP optimization, 2.6 Goal programming, 2.7 Pinch optimization. 2 Experiments, 2.1 Hot wire anemometry, 2.2 Temperature measurements, 2.3 Thermal efficiency measurements.

 

4. Supervising graduate research leading to graduate degrees

Doctorate dissertations (3), Master of Science thesis (5), Master of Engineering thesis (1), expert thesis (1).

1. N. Lukic, “Nonlinear behavior of industrial energy systems that recover energy”, MS thesis, Department of Energy and Process Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, Kragujevac University, Kragujevac, 1992 (In Serbian).

2. M. Milovanovic, “Mathematical Modeling of Heat Behaviour of Buildings of Arbitrary Shape” MS thesis, Department of Energy and Process Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, Kragujevac University, Kragujevac, 1993(In Serbian).

3. G.Savanovic, “Design algorithm of Peltier electrothermal  devices for cooling and heating of mobile spaces” Ph.D. degree dissertation, Department of Electrical Engineering, Technical Faculty, Kragujevac University, Cacak, 1994 (In Serbian).

4. P.Raskovic, “Optimization of energy recovery systems in industry”, MS thesis, Department of Energy and Process Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, Kragujevac University, Kragujevac, 1995 (In Serbian).

5. N.Trifunovic, “Optimization of heat distribution in a district heating system”, MS thesis, Department of Energy and Process Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, Kragujevac University, Kragujevac, 1996 (In Serbian).

6. J. Malesevic, “Influence of thermal bridges to heat transfer through isolated walls of box type”, Expert thesis, Department of Energy and Process Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, Kragujevac University, Kragujevac, 1997(In Serbian).

7. N.Lukic, “Response of three branch heat-pipe subjected to variable thermal load,” Ph.D. degree dissertation, Department of Energy and Process Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, Kragujevac University, Kragujevac, 1997(In Serbian).

8. M. Tomic, “Influence of different fuels and heat recovery to energy efficiency of pusher furnaces”, Ph.D. degree dissertation, Department of Energy and Process Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, Kragujevac University, Kragujevac, 1998 (In Serbian).

9. S. Dragicevic, “Optimization of steam-and-condensate systems in industry” MS thesis, Department of Energy and Process Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, Kragujevac University, Kragujevac, 1998 (In Serbian).

10. Chan Ka  Man, “Application of COMIS to investigate the ventilation of residential units in Hong Kong high-rise residential buildings”, Meng Thesis, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Building Services Engineering, 2001.

11. Sze Kin Pun, Energy efficiency study: Impact of Direct Soalr Radiation on Outdoor Condensing Unit of Split-type Air-conditioner, Meng Thesis, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of Building Services Engineering, 2002.

 

6. Research programs

a)     Projects outside Yugoslavia

Advanced building technology in a dense urban environment (1999-2002) The HK PolyU-Professorial research fellow.

     b)   Projects in Yugoslavia (Federal level)

1.       Optimization of energy systems that use refuse heat, Three-year strategic technological project of Federal Ministry for science and technology of FR of Yugoslavia, project director (1994-97).

     c)   Projects in Yugoslavia (Republic level)

1.       Development of expert systems of second generation for control of energy consumption in industry, Strategic project of fund for technological development of Republic of Serbia, Project director (1991-93).

2.       Software development for optimization of use of earth-air heat exchanger for heating or cooling of industrial buildings (passive use of solar energy), Three-year strategic research technological subproject #5 of project 396, subproject director (1994-97)

3.  Software development for simulation of energy consumption in industrial furnaces when refuse heat and different fuels are used, Three-year strategic research technological subproject #11 of project 203, subproject director (1994-97)

4. Rational use of energy in industry and technology processes, Scientific republic project, Project collaborator, (1996-2000).

5. Investigation and analysis of production processes and energy flows, and defining measurements and approaches for decrease of energy consumption of product unity at side of energy consumer in industry, Three year strategic research technological subproject #2 of project S.2.08.24.0021. subproject director (1998-2000).

     d)   Projects in Yugoslavia (Industrial level)

          1.  Investigation of shelters and other protection objects, 1990-94, project director.

          2.  Optimization of microclimate and energy consumption in industry of sound protection materials when the improvement of local ventilation is solved, project director (1990).

          3.  Optimization of design solution of conversion of boilers from oil to gas, project director (1990).

          4.  Optimization of energy efficiency of heating, project director (1990).

          5.  Measurement of temperature, flow rate and chemical composition of refuse air of technology process in industry of sound protection materials, project director (1990).

          6.  Designing of heat service installation of residential building Po+P+2+Pk Resavica, project director (1992).

          7.  Designing of heat-service installation of building "Lokali" at "Centralnoj radionici", project director (1992).

          8.  Measurement and evaluation of heat transferred  and lost in the heat exchanger of 20-30 kW,  project director (1992).

          9.  Measurement and evaluation of cooling capacity of cooler BK-2300, , project director (1993).

          10.  Evaluation of thermal characteristics of AZMA materials, project director (1993-94).

          11.  Use of software for process and energy simulation, project director (1993-94).

          12.  Investigation of thermal effects of Termopan glass, project director (1994).

          13.  Designing of heat-service installation of school building "Sveti Sava", project director (1994).

 

7. The international research collaboration

1.     Slesian Technical University, Poland-Energy conservation (2 joint paper published in journals)

2.     Laughborough University of Technology, United Kingdom - Building modeling (2 joint papers published in international journals).

3.     Czech technical university, - LP research of energy systems (3 joint papers published in international journals)

4.     Timisoara Technical University -Energy conservation (2 joint papers published in journals)

5.     Agricultural university of Athens, Greece-air to earth heat exchangers (two joint paper published in international journals)

6.     Lincoping university of technology, Sweden- MILP research of energy systems (2 joint papers published in international journals)

7.     Nagoya University, Japan- Simulation research of HVAC systems by using solar collectors and Heat Pumps (Research in progress)

Higher Technical Institute, Nicosia, Cyprus- Application of artificial neural networks to predict thermal behavior of buildings (two joint papers published in an international journal).