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Development of an IoT-based big data platform for day-ahead prediction of building heating and cooling demands (2019)
Journal Article
Luo, X. J., Oyedele, L. O., Ajayi, A. O., Monyei, C. G., Akinade, O. O., & Akanbi, L. A. (2019). Development of an IoT-based big data platform for day-ahead prediction of building heating and cooling demands. Advanced Engineering Informatics, 41, 100926. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aei.2019.100926

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd The emerging technologies of the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data can be utilised to derive knowledge and support applications for energy-efficient buildings. Effective prediction of heating and cooling demands is fundamental... Read More about Development of an IoT-based big data platform for day-ahead prediction of building heating and cooling demands.

Investigation on part-load performances of combined cooling and power system primed by solid oxide fuel cell with different bottoming cycles (2019)
Journal Article
Luo, X. J., & Fong, K. F. (2019). Investigation on part-load performances of combined cooling and power system primed by solid oxide fuel cell with different bottoming cycles. Journal of Power Sources, 429, 127-148. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2019.04.095

© 2019 Elsevier B.V. In hot-humid cities, conventional trigeneration can be reduced to combined cooling and power system. Solid oxide fuel cell is a high-temperature prime mover with high electrical efficiency, its efficiency may be further boosted u... Read More about Investigation on part-load performances of combined cooling and power system primed by solid oxide fuel cell with different bottoming cycles.

Benchmarks for energy access: Policy vagueness and incoherence as barriers to sustainable electrification of the global south (2019)
Journal Article
Monyei, C. G., Oyedele, L. O., Akinade, O. O., Ajayi, A. O., & Luo, X. J. (2019). Benchmarks for energy access: Policy vagueness and incoherence as barriers to sustainable electrification of the global south. Energy Research and Social Science, 54, 113-116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2019.04.005

© 2019 The unavailability of tangible policy benchmarks continues to mitigate against sustainable electrification in the global south. Furthermore, incoherent policy benchmarks as to what should constitute clean energy allow for varying interpretatio... Read More about Benchmarks for energy access: Policy vagueness and incoherence as barriers to sustainable electrification of the global south.

Development of integrated demand and supply side management strategy of multi-energy system for residential building application (2019)
Journal Article
Luo, X. J., & Fong, K. F. (2019). Development of integrated demand and supply side management strategy of multi-energy system for residential building application. Applied Energy, 242, 570-587. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.03.149

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd The multi-energy system that contains the highly coupled energy supply equipment units can be adopted to simultaneously satisfy the cooling, heating and electrical energy demands. Owing to the complex nature of multiple supplies a... Read More about Development of integrated demand and supply side management strategy of multi-energy system for residential building application.

Development of clustering-based sensor fault detection and diagnosis strategy for chilled water system (2019)
Journal Article
Luo, X. J., Fong, K. F., Sun, Y. J., & Leung, M. K. (2019). Development of clustering-based sensor fault detection and diagnosis strategy for chilled water system. Energy and Buildings, 186, 17-36. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2019.01.006

This paper presents a new clustering-based sensor fault detection and diagnosis (SFDD) strategy for chilled water system. For data clustering, k-means algorithm was used and the optimal quantity of clusters was determined by Davis-Bouldin value. With... Read More about Development of clustering-based sensor fault detection and diagnosis strategy for chilled water system.

Design optimisation and performance appraisal of a combined cooling, heating and power system primed with Maisotsenko combustion turbine cycle (2018)
Journal Article
Zhu, G., Chow, T. T., Fong, K. F., Lee, C. K., & Luo, X. J. (2018). Design optimisation and performance appraisal of a combined cooling, heating and power system primed with Maisotsenko combustion turbine cycle. Energy Conversion and Management, 177, 91-106. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2018.09.048

© 2018 Elsevier Ltd Buildings are the significant primary energy consumption and pollutant emission contributors in a modern city. Distributed multi-generation systems such as combined cooling, heating and power (CCHP) systems are considered an alter... Read More about Design optimisation and performance appraisal of a combined cooling, heating and power system primed with Maisotsenko combustion turbine cycle.

Development of multi-supply-multi-demand control strategy for combined cooling, heating and power system primed with solid oxide fuel cell-gas turbine (2017)
Journal Article
Luo, X., & Fong, K. F. (2017). Development of multi-supply-multi-demand control strategy for combined cooling, heating and power system primed with solid oxide fuel cell-gas turbine. Energy Conversion and Management, 154, 538-561. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2017.11.032

Combined cooling, heating and power (CCHP) system with the prime mover set of solid oxide fuel cell-gas turbine (SOFC-GT) would feature with high electrical efficiency, but contain the highly coupled equipment units for cooling, heating and electrici... Read More about Development of multi-supply-multi-demand control strategy for combined cooling, heating and power system primed with solid oxide fuel cell-gas turbine.

Parametric study of heat transfer enhancement on cross-flow heat exchangers (2017)
Journal Article
Luo, X. (2017). Parametric study of heat transfer enhancement on cross-flow heat exchangers. Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification, 121, 81-89. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cep.2017.07.014

© 2017 Elsevier B.V. Energy crisis is increasingly serious all over the world, therefore, energy saving and efficiency enhancement is on the focus. Technology in heat transfer enhancement, which can improve efficiency of heat exchangers, is always at... Read More about Parametric study of heat transfer enhancement on cross-flow heat exchangers.

Control Optimization of Combined Cooling and Power System with Prime Mover of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell-gas Turbine for Building Application (2017)
Journal Article
Luo, X. J., & Fong, K. F. (2017). Control Optimization of Combined Cooling and Power System with Prime Mover of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell-gas Turbine for Building Application. Energy Procedia, 105, 1883-1888. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.03.552

© 2017 The Authors. This paper presents a control strategy for a combined cooling and power (CCP) system using a prime mover of solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) with bottoming cycle of gas turbine (GT) for building application. Dynamic simulation model o... Read More about Control Optimization of Combined Cooling and Power System with Prime Mover of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell-gas Turbine for Building Application.

Development of 2D dynamic model for hydrogen-fed and methane-fed solid oxide fuel cells (2016)
Journal Article
Luo, X. J., & Fong, K. F. (2016). Development of 2D dynamic model for hydrogen-fed and methane-fed solid oxide fuel cells. Journal of Power Sources, 328, 91-104. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2016.08.005

© 2016 Elsevier B.V. A new two-dimensional (2D) dynamic model is developed in Fortran to study the mass and energy transport, the velocity field and the electrochemical phenomena of high-temperature solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC). The key feature of th... Read More about Development of 2D dynamic model for hydrogen-fed and methane-fed solid oxide fuel cells.