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 ◆ 2017
28. K. Uddin, M.A. Islam, S. Mitra, J. Lee, K. Thu, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama,
“Specific heat capacities of carbon-based adsorbents for adsorption heat pump application”,
Applied Thermal Engineering 129 (2018) 117–126
27. S. Mitra, K. Thu, B. B. Saha, P. Dutta,
“Performance evaluation and determination of minimum desorption temperature of a two-stage air cooled silica gel/water adsorption system”,
Applied Energy 206 (2017) 507–518
26. K. Thu, J. Saththasivam, B.B. Saha, K.J. Chua, S.S. Murthy, K.C. Ng,
“Experimental investigation of a mechanical vapour compression chiller at elevated chilled water temperatures ”,
Applied Thermal Engineering 123, 226-233
25. K. Irshad, K. Habib, M.W. Kareem, F. Basrawi, B.B. Saha,
“Evaluation of thermal comfort in a test room equipped with a photovoltaic assisted thermo-electric air duct cooling system ”,
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy
24. S.S. Murthy, B.B. Saha, A. Freni,
“Special issue: Selected papers from the international symposium on Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems 2016 (IMPRES2016) ”,
Applied Thermal Engineering 127 (2017) 1062
23. S. Rezania, M.F.M. Din, S.M. Taib, J. Sohaili, S. Chelliapan, H. Kamyab,B.B. Saha,
“Review on fermentative biohydrogen production from water hyacinth, wheat straw and rice straw with focus on recent perspectives ”,
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 42 (33), 20955-20969
22. A. Pal, K. Thu, S. Mitra, I.I. El-Sharkawy, B.B. Saha, H.S. Kil, S.H. Yoon, J. Miyawaki.,
“Study on biomass derived activated carbons for adsorptive heat pump application ”,
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 110, 7-19
21. M.A. Islam, K. Srinivasan, K. Thu, B.B. Saha,
“Assessment of total equivalent warming impact (TEWI) of supermarket refrigeration systems ”,
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 42(2017) 26973-26983
20. A. Pal, H.S. Kil, S. Mitra, K. Thu, B.B. Saha, S.H. Yoon, J. Miyawaki, T. Miyazak, S. Koyama,
“Ethanol adsorption uptake and kinetics onto waste palm trunk and mangrove based activated carbons ”,
Applied Thermal Engineering 122, 389-397
19. A. Pal, M.S.R. Shahrom, M. Moniruzzaman, C.D. Wilfred, S. Mitra, K. Thu, B.B. Saha
“Ionic liquid as a new binder for activated carbon based consolidated composite adsorbents ”,
Chemical Engineering Journal 326 (2017) 980–986
18. K. Thu, B.B. Saha, S. Mitra, K.J. Chua,
“Modeling and Simulation of Mass Recovery Process in Adsorption System for Cooling and Desalination ”,
Energy Procedia 105, 2010-2015
17. S. Mitra, K. Thu, B.B. Saha, P. Dutta,
“Modeling the Effect of Heat Source Temperature on the Performance of Two-stage Air Cooled Silica Gel + Water Adsorption System ”,
Energy Procedia 105, 2010-2015
16. S. Jribi, T. Miyazaki, B.B. Saha, A. Pal, M.M. Younes, S. Koyama, A. Maalej,
“Equilibrium and kinetics of CO2 adsorption onto activated carbon ”,
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 108, 1941-1946
15. L. Sellaoui, B.B. Saha, S. Wjihi, A.B. Lamine,
“Physicochemical parameters interpretation for adsorption equilibrium of ethanol on metal organic framework: Application of the multilayer model with saturation ”,
Journal of Molecular Liquids 233, 537-542
14. B. Choudhury, P.K. Chatterjee, K. Habib, B.B. Saha,
“Performance Investigation of a Solar Heat Driven Adsorption Chiller under Two Different Climatic Conditions ”,
Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series C, 1-8
13. A.A. Askalany, B.B. Saha,
“Towards an accurate estimation of the isosteric heat of adsorption – A correlation with the potential theory ”,
Journal of colloid and interface science 490, 59-63
12. S. Mitra, K. Thu, B.B. Saha, K. Srinivasan, P. Dutta,
“Modeling study of two-stage, multi-bed air cooled silica gel + water adsorption cooling cum desalination system ”,
Applied Thermal Engineering 114, 704-712
11. M.M. Younes, I.I. El-Sharkawy, A.E. Kabeel, B.B. Saha,
“A review on adsorbent-adsorbate pairs for cooling applications ”,
Applied Thermal Engineering 114, 394-414
10. T. Miyazaki, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama,
“Analytical Model of a Combined Adsorption Cooling and Mechanical Vapor Compression Refrigeration System ”,
Heat Transfer Engineering 38 (4), 423-430
9. K.C. Ng, B. B. Saha
“Selected Papers from the 6th International Meeting on Advanced Thermofluids (IMAT2013) ”,
Heat Transfer Engineering 38 (4), 387-388
8. S. Jribi, T. Miyazaki, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama, S. Maeda, T. Maruyama
“CFD simulation and experimental validation of ethanol adsorption onto activated carbon packed heat exchanger ”,
International Journal of Refrigeration 74, 343-351
7. M.W. Kareem, K. Habib, M.H. Ruslan, B.B. Saha
“Thermal performance study of a multi-pass solar air heating collector system for drying of Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) ”,
Renewable Energy 113, 281-292
6. K. Thu, H. Yanagi, B.B. Saha, K.C. Ng
“Performance investigation on a 4-bed adsorption desalination cycle with internal heat recovery scheme ”,
Desalination 402, 88-96
5. K. Irshad, K. Habib, F. Basrawi, B.B. Saha
“Study of a thermoelectric air duct system assisted by photovoltaic wall for space cooling in tropical climate ”,
Energy 119, 504-522
4. A.A. Askalany, S.K. Henninger, M. Ghazy, B.B. Saha
“Effect of improving thermal conductivity of the adsorbent on performance of adsorption cooling system ”,
Applied Thermal Engineering 110, 695-702
3. A.V. Palodkar, K. Anupam, Z. Roy, B.B. Saha, G.N. Halder,
“High pressure adsorption isotherms of nitrogen onto granular activated carbon for a single bed pressure swing adsorption refrigeration system ”,
Heat and Mass Transfer, 1-12
2. M. Danish, T.L. Ginta, K. Habib, D. Carou, A.M.A. Rani, B.B. Saha,
“Thermal analysis during turning of AZ31 magnesium alloy under dry and cryogenic conditions ”,
The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, 1-14
1. A.A. Askalany, B.B. Saha,
“Highly porous activated carbon based adsorption cooling system employing difluoromethane and a mixture of pentafluoroethane and difluoromethane ”,
Heat and Mass Transfer 53 (1), 107-114
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 ◆ 2016
32. A. Pal, I.I. El-Sharkawy, B.B. Saha, S. Jribi, T. Miyazaki, S. Koyama,
“Experimental investigation of CO2 adsorption onto a carbon based consolidated composite adsorbent for adsorption cooling application”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 109, pp. 304–311, 2016.
31. A.A. Askalany, S.K. Henninger, M. Ghazy and B.B. Saha,
“Effect of improving thermal conductivity of the adsorbent on performance of adsorption cooling system”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/ j.applthermaleng.2016.08.075, 2016 (available online).
30. S. Jribi, T. Miyazaki, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama, S. Maeda and T. Maruyama,
“Corrected adsorption rate model of activated carbon-ethanol pair by means of CFD simulation”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, http://dx.doi.org/doi: 10.1016/j.ijrefrig.2016.08.004, 2016 (available online).
29. L. Sellaoui, B.B. Saha, S. Wjihi, A.B. Lamine,
“Physicochemical parameters interpretation for adsorption equilibrium of ethanol on metal organic framework: Application of the multilayer model with saturation”,
Journal of Molecular Liquids, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2016.07.017, 2016 (available online).
28. Q. Chen, K. Thu, T. D. Bui, Y. Li, K. C. Ng, K. J. Chua,
“Development of a fundamental model for spray evaporation based on detailed droplet analysis”,
Desalination 399 (2016) 69–77.
27. J. Lin, K. Thu, T.D. Bui, R.Z. Wang, K.C. Ng, K.J. Chua,
“Unsteady-state analysis of a counter-flow dew point evaporative cooling system”,
Energy, 113 (2016) 172-185.
26. K. Thu, B.B. Saha, K.J. Chua and T.D. Bui,
“Thermodynamic analysis on the part-load performance of a microturbine system for micro/mini-CHP applications”,
Applied Energy, Vol. 178, pp. 600-608, 2016.
25. K. Thu, B.B. Saha, K.J. Chua and K.C. Ng,
“Performance investigation of a waste heat-driven 3-bed 2-evaporator adsorption cycle for cooling and desalination”,
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 101, pp. 1111–1122, 2016.
24. S.J. Oh, K.C. Ng, K. Thu, W.G. Chun, K. J. Chua,
“Forecasting Long-term Electricity Demand for Cooling of Singapore's Buildings Incorporating an Innovative Air-conditioning Technology”,
Energy and Buildings, 127 (2016) 183–193.
23. K.C. Ng and B.B. Saha,
“Selected Papers from the 6th International Meeting on Advanced Thermofluids (IMAT2013)”,
Heat Transfer Engineering, Available Online, DOI: 10.1080/01457632.2016.1194696, 2016.
22. T. Miyazaki, B.B. Saha and S. Koyama,
“Analytical Model of a Combined Adsorption Cooling and Mechanical Vapor Compression Refrigeration System”,
Heat Transfer Engineering, Available Online DOI: 10.1080/01457632.2016.1195135, 2016.
21. M. Sultan, I.I. El-Sharkawy, T. Miyazaki, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama, T. Maruyama, S. Maeda and T. Nakamura,
“Water vapor sorption kinetics of polymer based sorbents: Theory and experiments”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 106, pp. 192-202, 2016.
20. A. Alahmer, X. Wang, R. Al-Rbaihat, K.C.A. Alam and B.B. Saha,
“Performance evaluation of a solar adsorption chiller under different climatic conditions”,
Applied Energy, Vol. 175, pp. 293-304, 2016.
19. I.I. El-Sharkawy, A. Pal, T. Miyazaki, B.B. Saha and S. Koyama,
“A study on consolidated composite adsorbents for cooling application”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 98, pp. 1214–1220, 2016.
18. R.A. Rouf, K.C.A. Alam, M.A.H. Khan, B.B. Saha and I.I. El-Sharkawy,
“Performance analysis of solar adsorption cooling system – effect of position of heat storage tank”,
Applications and Applied Mathematics: An International Journal, Special Issue No. 2, pp. 52-68, 2016.
17. A.A. Askalany and B.B. Saha,
“Highly porous activated carbon based adsorption cooling system employing difluoromethane and a mixture of pentafluoroethane and difluoromethane”,
Heat Mass Transfer, Vol. 52, DOI 10.1007/s00231-016-1808-3, 2016 (Published online: 31 March 2016).
16. B.B. Saha and T. Miyazaki,
“Selected papers from the International Symposium on Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems 2013 (IMPRES2013): Part I”,
Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 37, Nos. 7-8, pp. 603-605, 2016.
15. I. Senaha, K Nagamatsu, D Yamashiro, Y Watabe and B.B. Saha,
“Development of high-speed and large-scale culture technology of marine algae using seawater with high concentrations of dissolved carbon dioxide”,
Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 37, Nos. 7-8, pp. 625-632, 2016.
14. M. Sultan, T. Miyazaki, B.B Saha and S. Koyama,
“Steady-state investigation of water vapor adsorption for thermally driven adsorption based greenhouse air-conditioning system”,
Renewable Energy, Vol. 86, pp. 785-795, 2016.
13. K.C.A. Alam, R.A. Rouf, B.B. Saha, M.A.H. Khan and F. Meunier,
“Autonomous adsorption cooling—driven by heat storage collected from solar heat”,
Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 37, Nos. 7-8, pp. 640-649, 2016.
12. S. Kayal, S. Baichuan and B.B. Saha,
“Adsorption characteristics of AQSOA zeolites and water for adsorption chillers”,
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 92, pp. 1120-1127, 2016.
11. Y.-D. Kim, K. Thu, K.C. Ng, G.L. Amy, N. Ghaffour,
“A novel integrated thermal-/membrane-based solar energy-driven hybrid desalination system”,
Water Research, 100 (2016) 7-19.
10. B.B. Saha, I.I. El-Sharkawy, M.W. Shahzad, K. Thu, L. Ang and K.C. Ng, 
“Fundamental and application aspects of adsorption cooling and desalination”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 97, pp. 68-76, 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2015.09.113, 2016.
9. MW Shahzad, KC Ng, K Thu,
“An Improved Cost Apportionment for Desalination Combined with Power Plant: An Exergetic Analyses”,
Applied Mechanics and Materials 819 (2016), 530-535.
8. S Jin Oh, K Thu, MW Shahzad, W Chun, KC Ng,
“Experimental Study of a Laminar Flow Solid Desiccant Dehumidifier Driven by a Low Temperature Heat Source”,
Applied Mechanics and Materials 819 (2016), 361-365.
7. A Li, K Thu, KM Sabnani, KC Ng,
“Binder Influence on the Water Adsorption Uptake of Silica Gel”,
Applied Mechanics and Materials 819 (2016), 176-180.
6. I.B. Azhar, L Ang, K Thu, KC Ng,
“Low Temperature Waste Heat Driven Refrigeration Cycle”,
Applied Mechanics and Materials 819 (2016), 241-244.
5. M.W. Shahzad, K. Thu, K.C. Ng, W.G. Chun,
“Recent Development in Thermally-activated Desalination Methods: Achieving an Energy Efficiency less than 2.5 kWhelec/m3”,
Desalination and Water Treatment, 57 (2016) 7396-7405.
4. M.W. Shahzad, K.C. Ng, K. Thu,
“Future sustainable desalination using waste heat: kudos to thermodynamic synergy”,
Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology, 2 (2016) 206-212.
3. T.M. Missimer, K.C. Ng, K. Thu, M.W. Shahzad,
“Geothermal electricity generation and desalination: an integrated process design to conserve latent heat with operational improvements”,
Desalination and Water Treatment, DOI: 10.1080/19443994.2016.1144693 (2016).
2. J. Lin, K. Thu, T.D. Bui, R.Z. Wang, K.C. Ng, K.J. Chua,
“Study on dew point evaporative cooling with counter-flow configuration via an experimentally-validated model”,
Energy Conversion and Management, 109 (2016) 153–165.
1. A. Li, K. Thu, I.B. Azhar, K.C. Ng,
“A Heat Transfer Correlation for Transient Vapor Uptake of Powdered Adsorbent Embedded onto The Fins of Heat Exchangers”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, 2016, 93, 668-677.
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 ◆ 2015
1. B.B. Saha, I.I. El-Sharkawy and S. Koyama,
“A study on phenol resin-based adsorbents + ethanol pairs for adsorptive cooling/refrigeration”,
Heat Pipe Science and Technology: An International Journal, Vol. 6, Nos. 3-4, pp. 183-194, 2015.
2. A. Pal, H.S. Kil, B.B. Saha, S.H. Yoon, T. Miyazaki, S. Koyama, J. Miyawaki,
“Preparation and characterization of activated carbon from waste Palm trunk by chemical activation with KOH for adsorption cooling application”,
EVERGREEN Joint Journal of Novel Carbon Resource Sciences & Green Asia Strategy, Special Issue, pp. 68-72, November 2015.
3. M.S. Rahman, M.A. Islam, B.B. Saha, T. Nakagawa and S. Mizuno,
“Structure determination of the ordered (2 ´ 1) phase of NiSi surface alloy on Ni(111) using low-energy electron diffraction”,
Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 54, http://dx.doi.ord/10.7567/JJAP.54.125701, 125701, 2015.
4. F. Jerai, T. Miyazaki, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama,
“Importance of pre-cooling and pre-heating on performances of one bed adsorption cooling systems with activated carbon-alcohol pair”,
Transactions of the Japan Society of Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (JASHRAE), Vol. 32, No 03, Pages: 381-392, September 2015.
5. B.B. Saha,
“Editorial”,
EVERGREEN Joint Journal of Novel Carbon Resource Sciences & Green Asia Strategy, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. ii-iii, September 2015.
6. M.K. Barai, S.K. Bala, Y. Suzuki and B.B. Saha,
“Higher education in private universities in Bangladesh: A model for quality assurance”,
EVERGREEN Joint Journal of Novel Carbon Resource Sciences & Green Asia Strategy, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 24-33, September 2015.
7. K. Irshad, K. Habib, F. Basrawi, N. Thirumalaiswamy, R. Saidur and B.B. Saha,
“Thermal comfort study of a building equipped with thermoelectric air duct system for tropical climate”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 91, pp. 1141-1155, 2015.
8. K. Irshad, K. Habib, N. Thirumalaiswamy and B.B. Saha,
“Performance analysis of a thermoelectric air duct system for energy-efficient buildings”,
Energy, Vol. 91, pp. 1009-1017, 2015.
9. M. Sultan, T. Miyazaki, B.B Saha, S. Koyama and V.S. Maisotsenko,
“Steady-State Analysis on Thermally Driven Adsorption Air-Conditioning System for Agricultural Greenhouses”,
Procedia Engineering, Vol. 118, pp. 185-192, 2015.
10. A. Askalany and B.B. Saha,
“Derivation of isosteric heat of adsorption for non-ideal gases”,
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 89, pp. 186–192, 2015.
11. B.B. Saha,
“Editorial”,
EVERGREEN Joint Journal of Novel Carbon Resource Sciences & Green Asia Strategy, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. ii, March 2015.
12. F. Jerai, T. Miyazaki, B.B. Saha and S. Koyama,
“Overview of adsorption cooling system based on activated carbon – alcohol pair”,
EVERGREEN Joint Journal of Novel Carbon Resource Sciences & Green Asia Strategy, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 30-40, March 2015.
13. M.K. Barai and B.B. Saha,
“Energy security and sustainability in Japan”,
EVERGREEN Joint Journal of Novel Carbon Resource Sciences & Green Asia Strategy, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 49-56, March 2015.
14. M. Sultan, I.I. El-Sharkawy, T. Miyazaki, B.B Saha, S. Koyama, T. Maruyama, S. Maeda and T. Nakamura,
“Insights of water vapor sorption onto polymer based sorbents”,
Adsorption, Vol. 21, No. 5, pp. 205-215, 2015.
15. M. Sultan, I.I. El-Sharkawy, T. Miyazaki, B.B Saha and S. Koyama,
“An overview of solid desiccant dehumidification and air conditioning systems”,
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 46, pp. 16-29, 2015. 
16. A.F.M.M. Rahman, Y. Ueda, A. Akisawa, T. Miyazaki and B.B. Saha,
“Study of a silica gel-water-based three-bed dual-mode adsorption cooling cycle”,
Heat Transfer Research, Vol. 46, No. 3, pp. 213–232, 2015.
17. S. Mitra, S.T. Oh, B.B. Saha, P. Dutta and K. Srinivasan,
“Simulation study of the adsorption dynamics of cylindrical silica gel particles”,
Heat Transfer Research, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 123–140, 2015.
18. B.B. Saha, I.I. El-Sharkawy, T. Miyazaki, S. Koyama, S.K. Henninger, A. Herbst, C. Janiak,
“Ethanol adsorption onto metal organic framework: Theory and experiments”,
Energy, Vol. 79, pp. 363-370, 2015.
19. A.A. Askalany and B.B. Saha,
“Experimental and theoretical study of adsorption kinetics of Difluoromethane onto activated carbons”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 49, pp. 160–168, 2015.
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20. I.I. El-Sharkawy, K. Uddin, T. Miyazaki, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama, H.S. Kil, S.H. Yoon and J. Miyawaki,
“Adsorption of ethanol onto phenol resin based adsorbents for developing next generation cooling systems”,
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 81, pp. 171–178, 2015.
21. M. Alkhair, M. Y. Sulaiman, K. Sopian, C. H. Lim, E. Salleh, S. Mat and B.B. Saha,
“Design and Modeling of One Refrigeration Ton (RT) Solar Assisted Adsorption Air Conditioning System”,
ASME, Journal of Solar Energy Engineering, doi:10.1115/1.4027964, Vol. 137, No. 1, pp. 011005-1-011005-9, 2015.
22. Y.-D. Kim, K. Thu, K.C. Ng,
“Evaluation and Parametric Optimization of the Thermal Performance and Cost Effectiveness of Active-Indirect Solar Hot Water Plants”,
EVERGREEN Joint Journal of Novel Carbon Resource Sciences & Green Asia Strategy, 2015.
23. A. Li, K. Thu, I.B. Azhar, M.W. Shahzad, W.G. Chun, K.C. Ng,
“Performance of adsorbent-embedded heat exchangers using binder-coating method”,
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2015 92 (2016) 149–157.
24. K. Thu, Y-D. Kim, M.W. Shahzad, K.C. Ng,
“Performance Investigation of an Advanced Multi-Effect Adsorption Desalination (MEAD) Cycle”,
Applied Energy, 159 (2015) 469–477.
25. Y.-D. Kim, K. Thu, W.S. Kim,
“Solar-assisted multi-stage vacuum membrane distillation system with heat recovery uni”,
Desalination, 2015 (367) 161–171.
26. M.W. Shahzad, K. Thu, Y.-D. Kim, K.C. Ng,
“An Experimental Investigation on MEDAD Hybrid Desalination Cycle”,
Applied Energy, 2015 (148), 273–281.
27. K.C. Ng, K. Thu, S.J Oh, A. Li, M.W. Shahzad, I.B. Ismail,
“Recent Developments in Thermally-driven Seawater Desalination: Energy Efficiency Improvement by Hybridization of the MED and AD Cycles”,
Desalination, 2015 (356) 255-270.
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 ◆ 2014
1. A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha and Y.I. Aristov,
“Dynamic behaviors of adsorption chiller: Effects of the silica gel grain size and layers”,
Energy, Vol. 78, pp. 304-312, 2014.
2. R.A. Rouf, K.C.A. Alam, M.A.H. Khan, B.B. Saha, F. Meunier, M.A. Alim, K.M.A. Kabir,
“Advancement of solar adsorption cooling by means of heat storage”,
Procedia Engineering, Vol. 90 pp. 649 – 656, 2014
3. B.B. Saha, Y. Takata and S.S. Murthy,
“Special issue: Selected papers from the International Symposium on Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems 2013 (IMPRES2013)”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 72, pp. 151-152, 2014.
4. K. Thu, Y.D. Kim, A.B. Ismail, B.B. Saha and K.C. Ng,
“Adsorption Characteristics of Methane on Maxsorb III by Gravimetric Method”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 72, pp. 200-205, 2014.
5. K. Uddin, I.I. El-Sharkawy, T. Miyazaki, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama, H.S. Kil, J. Miyawaki and S.H. Yoon,
“Adsorption characteristics of ethanol onto functional activated carbons with controlled oxygen content”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 72, pp. 211-218, 2014.
6. A.A. Askalany, B.B. Saha, and I.M. Ismail,
“Adsorption isotherms and kinetics of HFC410A onto activated carbons”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 72, pp. 237-243, 2014.
7. K. Habib, B.B. Saha and S. Koyama,
“Study of various adsorbent-refrigerant pairs for the application of solar driven adsorption cooling in tropical climates”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 72, pp. 266-274, 2014.
8. M.W. Shahzad, K.C. Ng, K. Thu, B.B. Saha, W.G. Chun,
“Multi effect desalination and adsorption desalination (MEDAD): A hybrid desalination method”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 72, pp. 289-297, 2014.
9. M. Sultan, I.I. El-Sharkawy, T. Miyazaki, B.B. Saha and S. Koyama,
“Experimental study on carbon based adsorbents for greenhouse dehumidification”,
EVERGREEN Joint Journal of Novel Carbon Resource Sciences & Green Asia Strategy, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 5-11, September 2014.
10. M.W. Shahzad, K. Thu, B.B. Saha and K.C. Ng,
“An emerging hybrid multi-effect adsorption desalination system”,
EVERGREEN Joint Journal of Novel Carbon Resource Sciences & Green Asia Strategy, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 30-36, September 2014.
11. A. Li, A.B. Ismail, K. Thu, M.W. Shahzad, K.C. Ng and B.B. Saha,
“Formulation of water equilibrium uptakes on silica gel and ferroaluminophosphate zeolite for adsorption cooling and desalination applications”,
EVERGREEN Joint Journal of Novel Carbon Resource Sciences & Green Asia Strategy, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. 37-45, September 2014.
12. I.I. El-Sharkawy, H. AbdelMeguid and B.B. Saha,
“Potential application of solar powered adsorption cooling systems in the Middle East”,
Applied Energy, Vol. 126, pp. 235–245, 2014.
13. K. Uddin, I.I. El-Sharkawy, T. Miyazaki, B.B. Saha and S. Koyama,
“Thermodynamic analysis of adsorption cooling cycle using ethanol-surface treated Maxsorb III pairs”,
EVERGREEN Joint Journal of Novel Carbon Resource Sciences & Green Asia Strategy, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 25-31, March 2014.
14. M. Sultan, T. Miyazaki, S. Koyama and B.B. Saha,
“Utilization of desiccant air-conditioning system for improvement in greenhouse productivity: A neglected area of research in Pakistan”,
International Journal of Environment, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 1-10, 2014.
15. I.I. El-Sharkawy, K. Uddin, T. Miyazaki, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama, J. Miyawaki and S.H. Yoon,
“Adsorption of ethanol onto parent and surface treated activated carbon powders”,
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 73, pp. 445–455, 2014.
16. S. Jribi, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama and H. Bentaher,
“Modeling and simulation of an activated carbon–CO2 four bed based adsorption cooling system”,
Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 78, pp. 985-991, 2014.
17. A.F.M.M. Rahman, Y. Ueda, A. Akisawa, T. Miyazaki and B.B. Saha,
“Design and performance of four-stage adsorption system”,
International Journal of Research in Engineering and Science (IJRES), Vol. 2, No 1. pp. 1-10, January 2014.
18. I.B. Azhar, K. Thu, K. Srinivasan, K.C. Ng,
“Adsorption kinetics of propane on energetically heterogeneous activated carbon”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, 2014 (72), 289-297.
19. Y.-D. Kim, K. Thu, K.C. Ng,
“Adsorption characteristics of water vapor on ferroaluminophosphate for desalination cycle”,
Desalination, 2014 (344)  350–356.
20. A. Li, I.B. Azhar, K. Thu, K.C. Ng, and W.S. Loh,
“Performance Evaluation of a Zeolite - Water Adsorption Chiller with Entropy Analysis of Thermodynamic Insigh”,
Applied Energy, 2014 (130) 702–711.
21. K.C. Ng, K. Thu, M.W. Shahzad, W.G. Chun,
“Progress of Adsorption Cycle and its Hybrids with Conventional MSF/MED Processes in the Field of Desalination”,
IDA Journal of Desalination and Water Reuse, 2014, 6 (1), 44-56.
22. I.B. Azhar, A. Li, K. Thu, K.C. Ng, W.G. Chun,
“Pressurized Adsorption Cooling Cycles Driven by Solar/Waste Heat”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, 2014,  67  (1-2)  106 - 113.
23. Y.-D. Kim, K. Thu, M.E. Moawya, K.C. Ng,
“Solar-assisted adsorption desalination cycle with evaporator-condenser heat recovery circuit: water quality assessment”,
Desalination, 2014, (344) 144 - 151.
24. X. Cui, K.J. Chua, W.M. Yang, K.C. Ng, K. Thu, V.T. Nguyen,
“Studying the performance of an improved dew-point evaporative design for cooling application”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, 2014,  63 (2), 624-633.
25. K. Thu, Y.-D. Kim, G. Amy, W.G. Chun, K.C. Ng,
“A Synergetic Hybridization of Adsorption Cycle with the Multi-Effect Distillation (MED)”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, 62 (2014) 245-255.
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 ◆ 2013
1. K. Habib, B. Choudhury, P.K. Chatterjee and B.B. Saha,
“Study on a solar heat driven dual-mode adsorption chiller”,
Energy, Vol. 63, pp. 133-141, 2013.
2. K. Thu, H. Yanagi, B.B. Saha and K.C. Ng,
“Performance analysis of a low-temperature waste heat driven adsorption desalination prototype”,
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 65, pp. 662–669, 2013.
3. I.I. El-Sharkawy, H. AbdelMeguid and B.B. Saha,
“Towards an optimal performance of adsorption chillers: Reallocation of adsorption/desorption cycle times”,
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 63, pp. 171–182, 2013.
4. B.B. Saha and K. Srinivasan,
“Selected Papers from the International Symposium on Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems 2010 (IMPRES2010): Part I”,
Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 34, Nos. 11-12, pp. 887-888, 2013.
5. A.F.M.M. Rahman, T. Miyazaki, Y. Ueda, B.B. Saha and A. Akisawa,
“Performance comparison of three-bed adsorption cooling system with optimal cycle time setting”,
Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 34, Nos. 11-12, pp. 938-947, 2013.
6. A.A. Askalany, B.B. Saha, K. Uddin, T. Miyazaki, S. Koyama, K. Srinivasan, and I. M. Ismail,
“Adsorption Isotherms and Heat of Adsorption of Difluoromethane on Activated Carbons”,
J. Chem. Eng. Data, Vol. 58, No. 10, pp. 2828–2834, 2013.
7. A.A. Askalany, M. Salem, I.M. Ismail, A.H.H. Ali, M.G. Morsy and B.B. Saha,
“An overview on adsorption pairs for cooling”,
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 19, pp. 565-572, 2013.
8. K. Uddin, T. Miyazaki, S. Koyama and B.B. Saha,
“Performance investigation of adsorption–compression hybrid refrigeration systems”,
International Journal of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration, Vol. 21, No. 4, 1350024-1 to 1350024-12, 2013.
9. A.F.M.M. Rahman, T. Miyazaki, Y. Ueda, B.B. Saha and A. Akisawa,
“Design and performance of a four-bed, three-stage adsorption cycle”,
Energies, Vol. 6, pp. 1365-1384, 2013.
10. A.A. Askalany, B.B. Saha, M.S. Ahmed and I.M. Ismail,
“Adsorption cooling system employing granular activated carbon-R134a pair for renewable energy applications”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 36, No. 3, pp. 1037-1044, 2013.
11. B.B. Saha and K.C. Ng,
“Special issue: Chemical and sorption heat pumps, Selected papers from the International Symposium on Innovative Materials for Processes in Energy Systems 2010 (IMPRES2010) – for fuel cells, heat pumps and sorption systems”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Editorial, Vol. 50, pp. 35-36, 2013.
12. S.T. Oh, B.B. Saha, K. Kariya, Y. Hamamoto and H. Mori,
“Fuel cell waste heat powered adsorption cooling systems”,
International Journal of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration, Vol. 21, No. 2, 1350010-1 to 1350010-10, 2013.
13. K. Srinivasan, P. Dutta, B.B. Saha, K.C. Ng and M. Prasad
“Realistic minimum desorption temperatures and compressor sizing for activated carbon + HFC 134a adsorption coolers”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 51, pp. 551-559, 2013.
14. R.K. Majumder, M.A. Halim, J. Shimada, B.B. Saha, A. Zahid, M.Q. Hasan and M.S. Islam,
“Hydrochemistry and isotopic studies to identify Ganges River and riverbank groundwater interaction, southern Bangladesh”,
Arabian Journal of Geosciences, Vol. 6, No. 12, pp. 4585-4591, 2013.
15. B. Choudhury, B.B. Saha, P.K. Chatterjee and J.P. Sarkar,
“An overview of developments in adsorption refrigeration systems towards a sustainable way of cooling”,
Applied Energy, Vol. 104, pp. 554-567, 2013.
16. K. Thu, A. Chakraborty, Y.D. Kim, A. Myat, B.B. Saha and K.C. Ng,
“Numerical simulation and performance investigation of an advanced adsorption desalination cycle”,
Desalination, Vol. 308, No. 2, pp. 209-218, 2013.
17. K.C.A. Alam, B.B. Saha and A. Akisawa,
“Adsorption cooling driven by solar collector: A case study for Tokyo solar data”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 1603-1609, 2013.
18. K. Thu, A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha and K.C. Ng,
“Thermo-physical properties of silica gel for adsorption desalination cycle”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 1596-1602, 2013.
19. K. Habib, B.B. Saha, A. Chakraborty, S.T. Oh and S. Koyama,
“Study on solar driven combined adsorption refrigeration cycles in tropical climate”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 50, pp. No. 2, 1582-1589, 2013.
20. S. Jribi, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama, A. Chakraborty and K.C. Ng,
“Study on activated carbon/HFO-1234ze(E) based adsorption cooling cycle”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 50, No. 2, pp. 1570-1575, 2013.
21. K. Habib and B.B. Saha,
“Performance evaluation of solar driven activated carbon fiber-ethanol based adsorption cooling system”,
Asian Journal of Scientific Research, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 146-156, 2013.
22. I.B. Azhar, A. Li, K. Thu, K.C. Ng, W.G. Chun,
“On the Thermodynamics of Refrigerant + Heterogeneous Solid Surfaces Adsorption”,
Langmuir, 2013, 29 (47), 14494–14502.
23. K. Thu, Y.-D. Kim, X. Baojuan, B.I. Azhar, K.C. Ng,
“Thermophysical Properties of Novel Zeolite Materials for Sorption Cycles”,
Applied Mechanics and Materials, 388 (2013) 116-122.
24. I.B. Azhar, W.S. Loh, K. Thu, K.C. Ng,
“A Study on the Kinetics of Propane-Activated Carbon: Theory and Experiments”,
Applied Mechanics and Materials, 388 (2013) 76-82.
25. K. Thu, H. Yanagi, B.B. Saha, K.C. Ng,
“Performance Analysis of a Low-temperature Waste Heat-driven Adsorption Desalination Prototype,
International Journal of Heat and Mass transfer, 65(0) (2013) 662-669.
26. Y.-D. Kim, K. Thu, A. Myat, K.C. Ng,
“Numerical Simulation of Solar Assisted Multi Effect Distillation (MED) Desalination Systems,
Desalination and Water Treatment, 51 (2013) 1242-1253.
27. A. Myat, K. Thu, Y.-D. Kim, K.C. Ng,
“The performance of a temperature cascaded cogeneration system producing steam, cooling and dehumidification,
Desalination and Water Treatment, 51 (2013) 1915-1921.
28. K. Thu, A. Myat, Y.-D. Kim, A. Chakraborty, K.C. Ng,
“Performance investigation of advanced Adsorption Desalination cycle with condenser-evaporator heat recovery scheme,
Desalination and Water Treatment, 51 (2013) 150-163.
29. A. Myat, K. Thu, Y.-D. Kim and K.C. Ng,
“The performance investigation of a temperature cascaded cogeneration system equipped with adsorption desalination unit,
Desalination and Water Treatment, 51 (2013) 1900-1907.
30. K. Thu, Y.-D. Kim, A. Myat, W.G. Chun, K.C. NG,
“Entropy Generation Analysis of an Adsorption Cooling Cycle,
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 60 (2013) 143–155.
31. K. Thu, Y.-D. Kim, G. Amy, W.G. Chun, K.C. Ng,
“A Novel Hybrid Multi-Effect Distillation and Adsorption Cycle,
Applied Energy, 104 (2013) 810-821.
32. K.C. Ng, K. Thu, Y.-D. Kim, A. Chakraborty, G. Amy,
“Adsorption Desalination: An Emerging Low-Cost Thermal Desalination Method,
Desalination, 308 (2013) 161-179.
33. K. Thu, A. Chakraborty, Y.-D. Kim, A. Myat, B.B. Saha, K.C. Ng,
“Performance Investigation of Advanced Adsorption Desalination Cycles,
Desalination, 308 (2013) 209-218. 
34. A. Myat, K.C. Ng, K. Thu and Y.-D. Kim,
“An optimal performance investigation of Nano powered Zeolite coated Adsorption cooling system,
Applied Energy, 102 (2013) 582-590.
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 ◆ 2012
1. A. Myat, K. Thu, Y.D. Kim, B.B. Saha and K.C. Ng,
“Entropy generation minimization: A practical approach for performance evaluation of temperature cascaded co-generation plants”,
Energy, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 493-521, 2012.
2. K. Srinivasan, B.B. Saha, P. Dutta, K.C. Ng and M.J. Brear,
“Thermodynamic property slopes from primary measurements”,
International Journal of Mechanical Engineering Education, Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 79-91, 2012.
3. K. Srinivasan, P. Dutta, K.C. Ng and B.B. Saha,
“Calculation of heat of adsorption of gases and refrigerants on activated carbons from direct measurements fitted to the Dubinin-Astakhov equation”,
Adsorption Science & Technology, Vol. 30, No. 7, pp. 549-565, 2012.
4. A.A. Askalany, B.B. Saha, K. Kariya, I.M. Ismail, M. Salem, A.H.H. Ali, M.G. Morsy,
“Hybrid adsorption cooling system – An overview”,
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 16, pp. 5787-5801, 2012.
5. W.S. Loh, A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha and K.C. Ng,
“Experimental and theoretical insight of nonisothermal adsorption kinetics for a single component adsorbent-adsorbate system”,
Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, Vol. 57, pp. 1174-1185, 2012.
6. B.B. Saha, I.I. El-Sharkawy, R. Thorpe and R.E. Critoph,
“Accurate adsorption isotherms of R134a onto activated carbons for cooling and freezing applications”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 499-505, 2012.
7. K.C. Ng, K. Thu, B.B. Saha and A. Chakraborty,
“Study on a waste heat-driven adsorption cooling cum desalination cycle”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 35, No. 3, pp. 685-693, 2012.
8. K.A. Rahman, A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha and K.C. Ng,
“On thermodynamics of methane + carbonaceous materials adsorption”,
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 55, No. 4, pp. 565-573, 2012.
9. Y.-D. Kim, K. Thu, G. Noreddiner, K.C. Ng,
“Performance investigation of a solar-assisted direct contact membrane distillation system”,
Journal of Membrane Science, 427 (2012): 345-364.
10. A. Myat, K. Thu and K.C. Ng,
“The experimental investigation on the performance of a low temperature waste heat-driven multi-bed desiccant dehumidifier (MBDD) and minimization of entropy generation”,
Applied Thermal Engineering 39 (2012) 70-77.
11. Y.-D. Kim, K. Thu, B.K. Hitasha, B.S. Charanjit, K.C. Ng,
“Thermal Analysis and Performance Optimization of a Solar Hot Water Plant with Economic Evaluation”,
Solar Energy, Vol. 86 (5) 1378-1395, 2012.
12. A. Myat, K. Thu, K.C. Ng, Y.-D. Kim,
“An entropy generation and genetic algorithm optimization of two-bed adsorption cooling cycle”,
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E, Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, May 2012; vol. 226, 2: pp. 142-156.
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 ◆ 2011
1. B.B. Saha and I.I. El-Sharkawy,
“Thermally powered adsorption cycles: The quest for sustainable cooling”,
Heat Pipe Science and Technology, An International Journal, pp 173-184, Vol. 2, 2011.
DOI: 10.1615/HeatPipeScieTech.v2.i1-4.170 
2. W.S. Loh, K.A. Rahman, A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha, K.C. Ng and W.G. Chun,
“Evaluation and simulation of a waste heat driven pressurized solid-sorption chiller”,
Transactions of the JSRAE, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 299-309, 2011.
3. M.Z.I. Khan, S. Sultana, B.B. Saha and A. Akisawa,
“Experimental study on a three-bed adsorption chiller”,
International Journal of Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 285-290, 2011.
4. R.K. Majumder, M.A. Halim, B.B. Saha, R. Ikawa, T. Nakamura, M. Kagabu and J. Shimada,
“Groundwater flow system in Bengal Delta, Bangladesh revealed by environmental isotopes”,
Environ Earth Sci., Vol. 64, pp. 1343-1362, 2011.
5. K. Srinivasan, B.B. Saha, K.C. Ng, P. Dutta and M. Prasad,
“A method for the calculation of the adsorbed phase volume and pseudo-saturation pressure from adsorption isotherm data on activated carbon”,
Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., Vol. 13, pp. 12559-12570, 2011.
6. A. Chakraborty, K.C. Leong, K. Thu, B.B. Saha and K.C. Ng,
“Theoretical insight of adsorption cooling”,
Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 98, No. 22, 221910, 2011.
7. K.A. Rahman, W.S. Loh, A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha, W.G. Chun and K.C. Ng,
“Thermal enhancement of charge and discharge cycles for adsorbed natural gas storage”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 31, No. 10, pp. 1630-1639, 2011.
8. B.B. Saha, S. Jribi, S. Koyama and I.I. El-Sharkawy,
“Carbon dioxide adsorption isotherms on activated carbons”,
Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, Vol. 56, No. 5, pp. 1974-1981, 2011.
9. D. Attan, M.A. Alghoul, B.B. Saha, J. Assadeq, and K. Sopian,
“The role of activated carbon fiber in adsorption cooling cycles”,
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 15, No. 3, pp. 1708-1721, 2011.
10. K. Thu, B.B. Saha, A. Chakraborty, W.G. Chun and K.C. Ng,
“Study on an advanced adsorption desalination cycle with evaporator–condenser heat recovery circuit”,
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 54, Nos. 1-3,  pp. 43-51, 2011.
11. K. Habib, B.B. Saha, A. Chakraborty, S. Koyama and K. Srinivasan,
“Performance evaluation of combined adsorption refrigeration cycles”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp. 129-137, 2011.
12. A. Myat, K. Thu, Y.-D. Kim, A. Chakraborty, W.G. Chun and K.C. Ng,
“A Second Law analysis and entropy generation minimization of an absorption chiller”, 
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 31, 14-15, 2011, pp. 2405-2413.
13. L.H. Wen, P.M. Menon, J. Saththasivam, K. Thu, I.B. Azhar and K.C. Ng,
“Case Studies of microbubble waste water treatment”,
Desalination and Water Treatment, 30 (2011) 10-16.
14. M. Awaludin, W.S. Loh, K.A. Rhaman, K. Thu, B. Surayawan, M.I. Alhamid, Nasruddin and K.C. Ng,
“Adsorption Isotherms of CH4 on Activated Carbon from Indonesian Low Grade Coal”,
Journal of Chemical & Engineering Data, 56 (3), pp 361–367 (2011).
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 ◆ 2010
1. W.S. Loh, B.B. Saha, A. Chakraborty, K.C. Ng and W.G. Chun,
“Performance analysis of waste heat driven pressurized adsorption chiller”,
Journal of Thermal Science and Technology, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 252-265, 2010.
2. S. Jribi, S. Koyama and B.B. Saha,
“Performance investigation of a novel CO2 compression-adsorption based hybrid cooling cycle”,
Engineering Science Reports, Kyushu University, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp. 12-18, November 2010.
3. K.A. Rahman, W.S. Loh, H. Yanagi, A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha, W.G. Chun and K.C. Ng,
“Experimental adsorption isotherm of methane onto activated carbon at sub-and supercritical temperatures”,
J. Chem. Eng. Data, Vol. 55, No. 11, pp. 4961-4967, 2010.
4. K. Thu, A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha, W.G. Chun and K.C. Ng,
“Life-cycle cost analysis of adsorption cycles for desalination”,
Desalination and Water Treatment, Vol. 20, pp. 1-10, 2010.
5. W.S. Loh, K.A. Rahman, A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha, Y.S. Choo, B.C. Khoo and K.C. Ng,
“Improved isotherm data for adsorption of methane on activated carbons”,
J. Chem. Eng. Data, Vol. 55, No. 8, pp. 2840-2847, 2010.
6. W.S. Loh, K.A. Rahman, K.C. Ng, B.B. Saha, and A. Chakraborty,
“Parametric studies of charging and discharging in adsorbed natural gas vessel using activated carbon”,
Modern Physics Letters B, Vol. 24, No. 13, pp. 1421-1424, 2010.
7. B. Akkimaradi, M. Prasad, P. Dutta, B.B. Saha and K. Srinivasan,
“Adsorption of nitrogen on activated carbon-refit of experimental data and derivation of properties required for design of equipment”,
J. Chem. Eng. Data (2009) 54 (2291-2295))”, J. Chem. Eng. Data, Vol. 55, pp. 1074, 2010.
8. M.A. Halim, R.K. Majumder, S.A. Nessa, Y. Hiroshiro, K. Sasaki, B.B. Saha, A. Saepuloh and K. Jinno,
“Evaluation of processes controlling the geochemical constituents in deep groundwater in Bangladesh: spatial variability on arsenic and boron enrichment”,
Journal of Hazardous Materials, Vol. 180, Nos. 1-3, pp. 50-62, 2010.
9. K.C. Ng and B.B. Saha,
“Application of adsorption technologies for energy efficiency”,
Heat Transfer Engineering, Editorial Paper, Vol. 31, No. 11, pp. 907-909, 2010.
10. W.S. Loh, M. Kumja, K.A. Rahman, K.C. Ng, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama and I.I. El-Sharkawy,
“Adsorption parameter and heat of adsorption of activated carbon/HFC-134a pair”,
Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 31, No. 11, pp. 910-916, 2010.
11. A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha, K.C. Ng, I.I. El-Sharkawy and S. Koyama,
“Thermodynamic property surfaces for adsorption of R507A, R134a, and n-butane on pitch-based carbonaceous porous materials”,
Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 31, No. 11, pp. 917-923, 2010.
12. T. Miyazaki, A. Akisawa and B.B. Saha,
“The performance analysis of novel dual evaporator type three-bed adsorption chiller”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 33, No. 2, pp. 276-285, 2010.
13. K. Habib, B.B. Saha, K.A. Rahman, A. Chakraborty, S. Koyama and K.C. Ng,
“Experimental study on adsorption kinetics of activated carbon/R134a and activated carbon/R507A pairs”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 33, pp. 706-713, 2010.
14. B.B Saha, K.C. Ng, A. Chakraborty, K. Thu,
“Energy Efficient Environment Friendly Adsorption Cooling cum Desalination System”,
Cooling India, July-August, pp 22-26, (2010).
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 ◆ 2009
1. B.B. Saha, K. Habib, I.I. El-Sharkawy and S. Koyama,
“Adsorption characteristics and heat of adsorption measurements of R-134a on activated carbon”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 32, No. 7, pp. 1563-1569, 2009.
2. K. Habib, B.B. Saha, I.I. El-Sharkawy and S. Koyama,
“Experimental evaluation of adsorption rate of R507A on activated carbon”,
Engineering Science Reports, Kyushu University, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 5-9, September 2009.
3. A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha, K.C. Ng, S. Koyama and K. Srinivasan,
“Theoretical insight of physical adsorption for a single-component adsorbent + adsorbate system: II. The Henry Region”,
Langmuir, Vol. 25, No. 13, pp. 7359-7367, 2009.
4. B. Akkimaradi, M. Prasad, P. Dutta, B.B. Saha and K. Srinivasan,
“Adsorption of nitrogen on activated carbon-refit of experimental data and derivation of properties required for design of equipment”,
J. Chem. Eng. Data, Vol. 54, pp. 2291-2295, 2009.
5. M.A. Halim, R.K. Majumder, S.A. Nessa, K. Oda, Y. Hiroshiro, B.B. Saha, S.M. Hossain, Sk.A. Latif, M.A. Islam and K. Jinno,
“Groundwater contamination with arsenic in Sherajdikhan, Bangladesh: Geochemical and hydrological implications”,
Environmental Geology, Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. 73-84, 2009.
6. I.I. El-Sharkawy, M. Hassan, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama and M.M. Nasr,
“Study of adsorption of methanol onto carbon based adsorbents”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 32, No. 7, pp. 1579-1586, 2009.
7. K.C. Ng, K. Thu, A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha and W.G. Chun,
“Solar-assisted dual-effect adsorption cycle for the production of cooling effect and potable water”,
International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 61-67, 2009.
8. M. Kumja, K.C. Ng, C. Yap, H. Yanagi, S. Koyama, B.B. Saha and A. Chakraborty,
“Modeling of a novel desorption cycle by dielectric heating”,
Modern Physics Letters B (MPLB), Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 425-428, 2009.
9. K. Thu, K.C. Ng, B.B. Saha, A. Chakraborty and S. Koyama,
“Operational strategy of adsorption desalination system”,
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 52, Nos. 7-8, pp. 1811-1816, 2009.
10. W.S. Loh, I.I. El-Sharkawy, K.C. Ng, B.B. Saha,
“Adsorption cooling cycles for alternative adsorbent/adsorbate pairs working at partial vacuum and pressurized conditions”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 793-798, 2009.
11. T. Miyazaki, A. Akisawa, B.B. Saha, I.I. El-Sharkawy and A. Chakraborty,
“A new cycle time allocation for enhancing the performance of two-bed adsorption chillers”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 846-853, 2009.
12. J. He, K.C. Ng, C. Yap and B.B. Saha,
“Effect of Pressure on the Adsorption Rate for Gasoline Vapor on Pitch-based Activated Carbon”,
J. Chem. Eng. Data, Vol. 54, No. 5, pp. 1504-1509, 2009.
13. K. Habib, B.B. Saha, I.I. El-Sharkawy and S. Koyama,
“Experimental evaluation of adsorption kinetics of activated carbon/HFC-134a pair”,
Engineering Science Reports, Kyushu University, Vol. 31, No. 1, pp. 17-21, April 2009.
14. A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha, K.C. Ng, S. Koyama and K. Srinivasan,
“Theoretical insight of physical adsorption for a single-component adsorbent + adsorbate system: I. Thermodynamic property surfaces”,
Langmuir, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 2204–2211, 2009.
15. K. Habib, B.B. Saha, I.I. El-Sharkawy and S. Koyama,
“Evaluation of heat of adsorption of methane, R507A and HFC-134a from desorption method”,
Engineering Science Reports, Kyushu University, Vol. 30, No. 4, pp. 405-410, March 2009.
16. S. Jribi, A. Chakraborty, I.I. El-Sharkawy, B.B. Saha and S. Koyama,
“Thermodynamic analysis of activated carbon-CO2 based adsorption cooling cycles”,
International Journal of Engineering and Natural Sciences, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 142-145, 2009.
17. B.B. Saha, A. Chakraborty, S. Koyama and Y.I. Aristov,
“A new generation cooling device employing CaCl2-in-silica gel–water system”,
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 52, No. 1-2, pp. 516-524, 2009.
18. B.B Saha, K.C. Ng, A. Chakraborty, K. Thu,
“Most Energy Efficient Approach of Desalination and Cooling”,
Cooling India, May-June, pp 72-78, (2009).
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 ◆ 2008
1. K. Habib, B.B. Saha, A. Chakraborty, K. Srinivasan, I.I. El-Sharkawy and S. Koyama,
“Performance evaluation of Maxsorb III-1,1,1,2 Tetrafluoro-ethane based adsorption cooling cycles”,
Engineering Science Reports, Kyushu University, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 383-388, December 2008.
2. I.I. El-Sharkawy, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama, J. He, K.C. Ng and C. Yap,
“Experimental investigation on activated carbon–ethanol pair for solar powered adsorption cooling applications”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 31, No. 8, pp. 1407-1413, 2008.
3. B.B. Saha, I.I. El-Sharkawy, K. Habib, S. Koyama and K. Srinivasan,
“Adsorption of equal mass fraction near an azeotropic mixture of pentafluoroethane and 1,1,1-trifluoroethane on activated carbon”,
J. Chem. Eng. Data, Vol. 53, pp. 1872–1876, 2008.
4. K.C. Ng, B.B. Saha, A. Chakraborty and S. Koyama,
“Adsorption desalination quenches global thirst”,
Heat Transfer Engineering, Editorial Paper, Vol. 29, No. 10, pp. 845-848, 2008.
5. K. Habib, B.B. Saha, I.I. El-Sharkawy, A. Chakraborty, K. Srinivasan and S. Koyama,
“Adsorption characteristics of methane, HFC134a and R507A on highly porous activated carbon”,
Engineering Science Reports, Kyushu University, Vol. 30, No. 2, pp. 322-328, September 2008.
6. I.I. El-Sharkawy, B.B. Saha, A. Chakraborty, M. Hassan and S. Koyama,
“Transient behavior of activated carbon fiber-ethanol based two-stage adsorption chiller”,
Engineering Science Reports, Kyushu University, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 58-63, 2008.
7. A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha, I.I. El-Sharkawy, S. Koyama, K. Srinivasan and K.C. Ng,
“Theory and experimental validation on isosteric heat of adsorption for an adsorbent + adsorbate system”,
High Temperatures-High Pressures, Vol. 37, No. 2, pp. 109-117, 2008.
8. A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama, K.C. Ng and S.H. Yoon,
“Thermodynamic trends in the uptake capacity of porous adsorbents on methane and hydrogen”,
Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 92, No. 20, 201911, 2008.
9. A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama, K.C. Ng and T. Kyaw,
“Adsorption sciences and technologies for cooling and desalination”,
Journal of Energy and Climate Change, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 84-98, 2008.
10. I.I. El-Sharkawy, B.B. Saha, A. Chakraborty, S. Koyama, J. He and K.C. Ng,
“Linear driving force approximation for gasoline vapors recovery using activated carbons”,
Engineering Sciences Reports, Kyushu University, Vol. 29, No. 4, pp. 379-384, March 2008.
11. M.Z.I. Khan, K.C.A. Alam, B.B. Saha, A. Akisawa and T. Kashiwagi,
“Performance evaluation of multi-stage, multi-bed adsorption chiller employing re-heat scheme”,
Renewable Energy, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 88-98, 2008.
12. I.I. El-Sharkawy, J.M. He, K.C. Ng, C. Yap and B.B. Saha,
“Adsorption equilibrium and kinetics of gasoline vapors onto carbon-based adsorbents”,
J. Chem. Eng. Data, Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 41-47, 2008.
13. B.B. Saha, I.I. El-Sharkawy, A. Chakraborty, S. Koyama, N.D. Banker, P. Dutta, M. Prasad and K. Srinivasan,
“Erratum to evaluation of minimum desorption temperatures of thermal compressors in adsorption refrigeration cycles”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 31, No. 2, pp. 348, 2008.
14. B.B. Saha, A. Chakraborty, S. Koyama, S.H. Yoon, Y. Mochida, M. Kumja, C. Yap and K.C. Ng,
“Isotherms and thermodynamics for the adsorption of n-butane on pitch based activated carbon”,
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 51, Nos. 7-8, pp. 1582-1589, 2008.
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 ◆ 2007
1. B.B. Saha, I.I. El-Sharkawy, A. Chakraborty and S. Koyama,
“Study on an activated carbon fiber-ethanol adsorption chiller: Part I — system description and modelling”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 86-95, 2007.
2. B.B. Saha, I.I. El-Sharkawy, A. Chakraborty and S. Koyama,
“Study on an activated carbon fiber-ethanol adsorption chiller: Part II — performance evaluation”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 30, No. 1, pp. 96-102, 2007.
3. M.Z.I. Khan, B.B. Saha, K.C.A. Alam, A. Akisawa and T. Kashiwagi,
“Study on solar/waste heat driven multi-bed adsorption chiller with mass recovery”,
Renewable Energy, Vol. 32, No. 3, pp.365-381, 2007.
4. X.L. Wang, A. Chakraborty, K.C. Ng and B.B. Saha,
“How heat and mass recovery strategies impact the performance of adsorption desalination plant: theory and experiment”,
Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 28, No. 2, pp. 147-153, 2007.
5. I.I. El-Sharkawy, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama and K. Srinivasan,
“Isosteric heats of adsorption extracted from experiments of ethanol and HFC 134a on carbon based adsorbents”,
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 50, Nos. 5-6, pp. 902-907, 2007.
6. I.I. El-Sharkawy, K. Thu, K.C. Ng, B.B. Saha, A. Chakraborty and S. Koyama,
“Performance improvement of adsorption desalination plant: experimental investigation”,
International Review of Mechanical Engineering (I.RE.M.E.), Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 25-31, 2007.
7. B.B. Saha, A. Chakraborty, S. Koyama, J.-B. Lee, J. He and K. C. Ng,
“Adsorption characteristics of parent and copper-sputtered RD silica gels”,
Philosophical Magazine, Vol. 87, No. 7, pp. 1113-1121, 2007.
8. A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama and K.C. Ng,
“Thin-film thermoelectric cooler: thermodynamic modelling and its temperature-entropy flux formulation”,
Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E, Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering, Vol. 221, pp. 33-46, 2007.
9. A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama and K.C. Ng,
“The specific heat capacity of a single component adsorbent-adsorbate system”,
Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 90, 171902, 2007.
10. M.Z.I. Khan, K.C.A. Alam, B.B. Saha, A. Akisawa and T. Kashiwagi,
“Study on a re-heat two-stage adsorption chiller – the influence of thermal capacitance ratio, overall thermal conductance ratio and adsorbent mass on system performance”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 27, No. 10, pp. 1677-1685, 2007.
11. H.T. Chua, K.C. Ng, A. Malek, T. Kashiwagi, A. Akisawa, and B.B. Saha,
“Erratum to multi bed regenerative adsorption chiller - improving the utilization of waste heat and reducing the chilled water outlet temperature fluctuation”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 30, pp. 1290, 2007.
12. B.B. Saha, A. Chakraborty, S. Koyama, K. Srinivasan, K.C. Ng, T. Kashiwagi and P. Dutta,
“Thermodynamic formalism of minimum heat source temperature for driving advanced adsorption cooling device”,
Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 91, 111902, 2007.
13. B.B. Saha, S. Koyama, I.I. El-Sharkawy, K. Habib, K. Srinivasan and P. Dutta,
“Evaluation of adsorption parameters and heats of adsorption through desorption measurements”,
J. Chem. Eng. Data, Vol. 52, No. 6, pp. 2419-2424, 2007.
14. K. Habib, B.B. Saha, A. Chakraborty, K. Srinivasan, I.I. El-Sharkawy and S. Koyama,
“A new apparatus for measurement of adsorption isotherms and heat: activated carbon and methane pair”,
Engineering Science Reports, Kyushu University, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 300-306, 2007.
15. A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama, K.C. Ng and K. Thu,
“Adsorption sciences and Technologies for cooling and desalination: A review”,
Journal of Energy and Climate Change, Vol.2, No.2, (84-98), (2007).
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 ◆ 2006
1. B.B. Saha, I.I. El-Sharkawy, S. Koyama, J.B. Lee and K. Kuwahara,
“Waste heat driven multi-bed adsorption chiller: heat exchangers overall thermal conductance on chiller performance”,
Heat Transfer Engineering, Vol. 27, No. 5, pp. 80-87, 2006.
2. Y. Hamamoto, K.C.A. Alam, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama, A. Akisawa and T. Kashiwagi,
“Study on adsorption refrigeration cycle utilizing activated carbon fibers. Part 1. Adsorption characteristics”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 305-314, 2006.
3. Y. Hamamoto, K.C.A. Alam, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama, A. Akisawa and T. Kashiwagi,
“Study on adsorption refrigeration cycle utilizing activated carbon fibers. Part 2. Cycle performance evaluation”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 29, No. 2, pp. 315-327, 2006.
4. I.I. El-Sharkawy, K. Kuwahara, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama, and K.C. Ng,
“Experimental investigation on adsorption of ethanol onto activated carbon fibers for possible application in adsorption cooling system”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 26, No. 8-9, pp. 859-865, 2006. 
5. M.Z.I. Khan, K.C.A. Alam, B.B. Saha, Y. Hamamoto, A. Akisawa and T. Kashiwagi,
“Parametric study of a two-stage adsorption chiller using re-heat—the effect of overall thermal conductance and adsorbent mass on system performance”,
International Journal of Thermal Sciences, Vol. 45, No. 5, pp. 511-519, 2006.
6. K.C. Ng and B.B. Saha,
“Thermally-activated technologies for co-generation and environmental care”,
Journal of Energy and Climate Technology, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 26-35, 2006.
7. B.B. Saha, A. Chakraborty, S. Koyama, K.C. Ng and M.A. Sai,
“Performance modelling of an electro-adsorption chiller”,
Philosophical Magazine, Vol. 86, No. 23, pp. 3613-3632, 2006.
8. I.I. El-Sharkawy, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama and K.C. Ng,
“A study on the kinetics of ethanol-activated carbon fiber: theory and experiments”,
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 49, No. 17-18, pp. 3104-3110, 2006.
9. K.C. Ng, X.L. Wang, Y.S. Lim, B.B. Saha, A. Chakraborty, S. Koyama, A. Akisawa and T. Kashiwagi,
“Experimental study on performance improvement of a four-bed adsorption chiller by using heat and mass recovery”,
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 49, No. 19-20, pp. 3343-3348, 2006.
10. A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama and K.C. Ng,
“Thermodynamic modelling of a solid state thermoelectric cooling device: temperature–entropy analysis”,
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 49, No. 19-20, pp. 3547-3554, 2006.
11. B.B. Saha, S. Koyama, I.I. El-Sharkawy, K. Kuwahara, K. Kariya and K.C. Ng,
“Experiments for measuring adsorption characteristics of activated carbon fiber/ethanol pair using a plate-fin heat exchanger”,
HVAC&R Research, Vol. 12, No. 3b, pp. 767-782, 2006.
12. B.B. Saha, S. Koyama, K.C. Ng, Y. Hamamoto, A. Akisawa and T. Kashiwagi,
“Study on a dual-mode, multi-stage, multi-bed regenerative adsorption chiller”,
Renewable Energy, Vol. 31, No. 13, pp. 2076-2090, 2006.
13. K.C. Ng, M.A. Sai, A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha and S. Koyama,
“The electro-adsorption chiller: performance rating of a novel miniaturized cooling cycle for electronics cooling”,
Journal of Heat Transfer-Transactions of the ASME, Vol. 128, No. 9, pp. 889-896, 2006.
14. B.B. Saha, I.I. El-Sharkawy, A. Chakraborty, S. Koyama, S.H. Yoon and K.C. Ng,
“Adsorption rate of ethanol on activated carbon fiber”,
J. Chem. Eng. Data, Vol. 51, No. 5, pp. 1587-1592, 2006.
15. B.B. Saha, I.I. El-Sharkawy, A. Chakraborty, S. Koyama, N.D. Banker, P. Dutta, M. Prasad and K. Srinivasan,
“Evaluation of minimum desorption temperatures of thermal compressors in adsorption refrigeration cycles”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 29, No. 7, pp. 1175-1181, 2006.
16. A. Chakraborty, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama and K.C. Ng,
“On the thermodynamic modeling of the isosteric heat of adsorption and comparison with experiments”,
Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 89, 171901, 2006.
Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, 2006.
17. K. Kariya, I.I. El-Sharkawy, K. Suda, B.B. Saha, K. Kuwahara, and S. Koyama,
“Study on adsorption process of ethanol vapor to activated carbon fibers”,
Trans. of the JSRAE, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp, 355-363, 2006.
18. M.Z.I. Khan, B.B. Saha, K.C.A. Alam, T. Miyazaki A. Akisawa and T. Kashiwagi,
“Multi-bed mass recovery adsorption cycle — improving performance”,
Trans. of the JSRAE, Vol. 23, No. 4, pp. 59-68, 2006.
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 ◆ Before 2005
1. K.C.A. Alam, B.B. Saha, A. Akisawa, and T. Kashiwagi,
“Influence of design and operating conditions on the system performance of a two-stage adsorption chiller”,
Chemical Engineering Communications, Vol. 191, No. 7, pp. 981-997, 2004.
2. H.Y. Kim, B.B. Saha and S. Koyama,
“Development of a slug flow absorber working with ammonia-water mixture: Part 2. Data reduction model for local heat and mass transfer characterization”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 26, No. 6, pp. 698-706, 2003.
3. H.Y. Kim, B.B. Saha and S. Koyama,
“Development of a slug flow absorber working with ammonia-water mixture: Part 1. Flow characterization and experimental investigation”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 26, No. 5, pp. 508-515, 2003.
4. S. Koyama, H.Y. Kim and B.B. Saha,
“Local heat and mass transfer in a counter-current slug flow absorber for ammonia-water absorption heat pump system”,
Transactions of the JSRAE, Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 279-286, 2003.
5. K.C.A. Alam, Y.T. Kang, B.B. Saha, A. Akisawa, and T. Kashiwagi,
“A novel approach to determine optimum switching frequency of a conventional adsorption chiller”,
Energy, Vol. 28, pp. 1021-1037, 2003. 
6. B. B. Saha, S. Koyama, T. Kashiwagi, A. Akisawa, K. C. Ng and H. T. Chua,
“Waste heat driven dual-mode, multi-stage, multi-bed regenerative adsorption system”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 26, No. 7, pp. 749-757, 2003.
7. B. B. Saha, S. Koyama, J.B. Lee, K. Kuwahara, K.C.A. Alam, Y. Hamamoto, A. Akisawa and T. Kashiwagi,
“Performance evaluation of a low-temperature waste heat driven multi-bed adsorption chiller”,
International Journal of Multiphase Flow, Vol. 29, No. 8, pp. 1249-1263, 2003.
8. K.C.A. Alam, A. Akahira, Y. Hamamoto, A. Akisawa, T. Kashiwagi, B.B. Saha, S. Koyama, K.C. Ng and H.T. Chua,
“Multi-bed multi-stage adsorption refrigeration cycle – reducing driving heat source temperature”,
Transactions of the JSRAE, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 413-420, 2003.
9. B. B. Saha, S. Koyama, K.C.A. Alam, Y. Hamamoto, A. Akisawa T. Kashiwagi, K.C. Ng and H.T. Chua,
“Isothermal adsorption measurement for the development of high performance solid sorption cooling system”,
Transactions of the JSRAE, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 421-427, 2003.
10. K.C. Ng, H.T. Chua, J.B. Wang, X.L. Wang, T. Kashiwagi, A. Akisawa, and B.B. Saha,
“Experimental investigation on a novel four-bed adsorption chiller”,
Transactions of the JSRAE, Vol. 20, No. 3, pp. 429-435, 2003.
11. D. Bonilla, B.B. Saha, A. Akisawa, T. Kashiwagi,
“Technological breakthrough to prevent global warming: the Japanese paradox”,
World Resource Review, Vol. 14, No. 1, pp. 54-67, 2002.
12. B.B. Saha, A. Akisawa, and T. Kashiwagi,
“Solar/waste heat driven two-stage adsorption chiller: the prototype”,
Renewable Energy, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp. 93-101, 2001.
13. K.C.A. Alam, B.B. Saha, A. Akisawa, and T. Kashiwagi,
“Optimization of a solar driven adsorption refrigeration system”,
Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 42, No. 6, pp. 741-753, 2001.
14. H.T. Chua, K.C. Ng, A. Malek, T. Kashiwagi, A. Akisawa, and B.B. Saha,
“Multi bed regenerative adsorption chiller - improving the utilization of waste heat and reducing the chilled water outlet temperature fluctuation”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 24, No. 2, pp. 124-136, 2001.
15. K.C. Ng, H.T. Chua, C.Y. Chung, C.H. Loke, T. Kashiwagi, A. Akisawa, and B.B. Saha,
“Experimental investigation of the silica gel-water adsorption isotherm characteristics”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 21, pp. 1631-1642, 2001.
16. T. Kashiwagi, B.B. Saha, and A. Akisawa,
“Innovative energy system to optimize the suppression of fossil fuel consumption”,
JSME International Journal Series C, Mechanical Systems, Machine Elements and Manufacturing, Vol. 44, No. 1, pp. 5-7, 2001. 
17. B.B. Saha, K.C.A. Alam, Y. Hamamoto, A. Akisawa, and T. Kashiwagi,
“Sorption refrigeration/heat pump cycles”,
Transactions of the JSRAE, Vol. 18, No. 1, pp. 1-14, 2001.
18. K.C.A. Alam, B.B. Saha, Y.T. Kang, A. Akisawa, and T. Kashiwagi,
“Heat exchanger design effect on the system performance of silica gel adsorption refrigeration systems”,
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 43, No. 24, pp. 4419-4431, 2000.
19. K.C.A. Alam, B.B. Saha, A. Akisawa, and T. Kashiwagi,
“A novel parametric analysis of a conventional silica gel water adsorption chiller”,
Trans. of the JSRAE, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 323-332, 2000.
20. Y. Hamamoto, H. Sato, B.B. Saha, A. Akisawa, and T. Kashiwagi,
“Study on prediction models of the amount of adsorbed water in silica gel packed beds”,
Trans. of the JSRAE, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 313-321, 2000.
21. H.T. Chua, K.C. Ng, A. Malek, T. Kashiwagi, A. Akisawa, and B.B. Saha,
“Modeling and performance of two-bed, silica gel-water adsorption chillers”,
International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 22, No. 3, pp. 194-204, 1999.
22. K.C. Ng, H.T. Chua, K. Tu, J.M. Gordon, T. Kashiwagi, A. Akisawa, and B.B. Saha,
“The role of internal dissipation and process average temperature in chiller performance and diagnostics”,
Journal of Applied Physics, Vol. 83, No. 4, pp. 1831-1836, 1998.
23. K.C. Ng, K. Tu, H.T. Chua, J.M. Gordon, T. Kashiwagi, A. Akisawa, and B.B. Saha,
“Thermodynamic analysis of absorption chillers: internal dissipation and process average temperature”,
Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 18, No. 8, pp. 671-682, 1998.
24. H.T. Chua, K.C. Ng, A. Malek, T. Kashiwagi, A. Akisawa, and B.B. Saha,
“Entropy generation analysis of two-bed, silica-gel-water, non–regenerative adsorption chillers”,
Journal of Physics D - Applied Physics, Vol. 31, pp. 1471-1477, 1998.
25. T. Kashiwagi, B.B. Saha, and A. Akisawa,
“Technological breakthrough for the environmental issues in Japan”,
JSME News, Vol. 9, No. 1, pp. 3-10, 1998.
26. R. Leutz, B.B. Saha, T. Miyazaki, A. Akisawa, T. Kashiwagi, H. Okano, and R. Kuramitsu,
“Desiccant dehumidification for solar driven absorption air conditioning”,
Renewable Energy (WREC), Vol. 16, pp. 2122-2125, 1998.
27. B.B. Saha, A. Akisawa, and T. Kashiwagi,
“Silica gel water advanced adsorption refrigeration cycle”,
Energy, Vol. 22, No. 4, pp. 437-447, 1997.
28. B.B. Saha, and T. Kashiwagi,
“Experimental investigation of an advanced adsorption refrigeration cycle”,
ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 103, No.2, pp. 50-58, 1997.
29. E. Boelman, B.B. Saha, and T. Kashiwagi,
“Parametric study of a silica gel water adsorption refrigeration cycle - the influence of thermal capacitance and heat transfer rates on cooling capacity, power density and COP”,
ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 103, No. 1, pp. 139-148, 1997.
30. E. Boelman, B.B. Saha, and T. Kashiwagi,
“Experimental investigation of a silica gel water adsorption refrigeration cycle - the influence of operating conditions on cooling output and COP”,
ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 101, No. 2, pp. 358-366, 1995.
31. B.B. Saha, E. Boelman, and T. Kashiwagi,
“Computer simulation of a silica gel water adsorption refrigeration cycle - the influence of operating conditions on cooling output and COP”,
ASHRAE Transactions, Vol. 101, No. 2, pp. 348-357, 1995.
32. B.B. Saha, E. Boelman, and T. Kashiwagi,
“Computational analysis of an advanced adsorption-refrigeration cycle”,
Energy, Vol. 20, No. 10, pp. 983-994, 1995.
33. E. Boelman, B.B. Saha, A. Tanaka and T. Kashiwagi,
“Conventional and advanced silica gel – water adsorption cycles driven by near environmental temperature heat”,
Trans. of the JAR, Vol. 11, pp. 357-369, 1994.
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