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Discipline name H-index Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering D-index 30 Citations 3,489 73 World Ranking 1223 National Ranking 40

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Heat transfer
  • Electrical engineering

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Thermal energy storage, Phase-change material, Heat transfer, Process engineering and Thermal. The study incorporates disciplines such as Refrigeration, Latent heat, Sodium silicate, Silicon dioxide and Forensic engineering in addition to Thermal energy storage. His study in the field of Thermal energy storage system is also linked to topics like Experimental validation.

His Heat transfer research includes themes of Sensible heat, Heat exchanger and Thermal conductivity. His Process engineering research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Moisture, Dew point, Meteorology and Energy storage. His research integrates issues of Nickel, Roof, Chemical engineering, Titanium dioxide and Concentrated solar power in his study of Thermal.

His most cited work include:

  • Review on storage materials and thermal performance enhancement techniques for high temperature phase change thermal storage systems (445 citations)
  • Review on concentrating solar power plants and new developments in high temperature thermal energy storage technologies (409 citations)
  • Thermal performance of PCM thermal storage unit for a roof integrated solar heating system (161 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

Thermal energy storage, Phase-change material, Heat transfer, Process engineering and Latent heat are his primary areas of study. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Thermal conductivity, Thermal, Nuclear engineering, Energy storage and Molten salt. His Energy storage research integrates issues from Energy recovery, Electrical engineering and Shell and tube heat exchanger.

His Phase-change material study combines topics in areas such as Computational fluid dynamics, Eutectic system, Natural convection, Heat transfer fluid and Composite material. His Heat transfer study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Mechanical engineering, Heat exchanger and Tube. His work in Process engineering tackles topics such as Renewable energy which are related to areas like Photovoltaic system.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Thermal energy storage (58.39%)
  • Phase-change material (43.62%)
  • Heat transfer (27.52%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2018-2021)?

  • Thermal energy storage (58.39%)
  • Process engineering (20.81%)
  • Composite material (14.09%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

Frank Bruno mainly investigates Thermal energy storage, Process engineering, Composite material, Latent heat and Phase-change material. His work deals with themes such as Exergy, Exergy efficiency, Differential scanning calorimetry, Heat capacity and Renewable energy, which intersect with Thermal energy storage. His research in Process engineering intersects with topics in Refrigeration, Evaporative cooler, Cascade and Thermal energy.

His study in Composite material is interdisciplinary in nature, drawing from both Heat transfer and Molten salt. Frank Bruno combines subjects such as Thermal conductivity and Energy storage with his study of Latent heat. Thermal covers Frank Bruno research in Phase-change material.

Between 2018 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Sensible and latent heat energy storage systems for concentrated solar power plants, exergy efficiency comparison (24 citations)
  • Numerical study of melting performance enhancement for PCM in an annular enclosure with internal-external fins and metal foams (21 citations)
  • Using renewables coupled with thermal energy storage to reduce natural gas consumption in higher temperature commercial/industrial applications (12 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical engineering
  • Heat transfer

Frank Bruno spends much of his time researching Thermal energy storage, Phase-change material, Thermal, Differential scanning calorimetry and Heat capacity. Frank Bruno works mostly in the field of Thermal energy storage, limiting it down to topics relating to Latent heat and, in certain cases, Energy storage. His Phase-change material research focuses on subjects like Composite material, which are linked to Number density.

His studies in Thermal integrate themes in fields like Process engineering and Storage tank. He has researched Differential scanning calorimetry in several fields, including Enthalpy, Phase transition, Thermogravimetric analysis and Thermal expansion. His Heat capacity research incorporates elements of Sodium silicate, Silicon carbide and Sodium nitrate.

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Best Publications

Review on storage materials and thermal performance enhancement techniques for high temperature phase change thermal storage systems

Ming Liu;Wasim Saman;Frank Bruno.
Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews (2012)

624 Citations

Review on concentrating solar power plants and new developments in high temperature thermal energy storage technologies

Ming Liu;N.H. Steven Tay;Stuart Bell;Martin Belusko.
Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews (2016)

572 Citations

Thermal performance of PCM thermal storage unit for a roof integrated solar heating system

W. Saman;F. Bruno;E. Halawa.
Solar Energy (2005)

213 Citations

Minimising the life cycle energy of buildings: Review and analysis

Mahsa Karimpour;Martin Belusko;Ke Xing;Frank Bruno.
Building and Environment (2014)

180 Citations

Review on shell materials used in the encapsulation of phase change materials for high temperature thermal energy storage

Rhys Jacob;Frank Bruno.
Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews (2015)

164 Citations

Experimental investigation of the effect of inclination angle on convection-driven melting of phase change material in a rectangular enclosure

Babak Kamkari;Hossein Shokouhmand;Frank Bruno.
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer (2014)

153 Citations

Development of a novel refrigeration system for refrigerated trucks incorporating phase change material

Ming Liu;Wasim Saman;Frank Bruno.
Applied Energy (2012)

148 Citations

An effectiveness-NTU technique for characterising tube-in-tank phase change thermal energy storage systems

N.H.S. Tay;M. Belusko;F. Bruno.
Applied Energy (2012)

145 Citations

On-site experimental testing of a novel dew point evaporative cooler

Frank Bruno.
Energy and Buildings (2011)

138 Citations

Experimental investigation of tubes in a phase change thermal energy storage system

N.H.S. Tay;M. Belusko;F. Bruno.
Applied Energy (2012)

136 Citations

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