Theoretical, experimental and numerical optimization of heat transfers devices from macro to micro scales.
Sustainable and Renewable Energy (Thermodynamic Optimization of fuel cells, Solar and Geothermal Energy).
Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer using Finite Element Method (FEM)/Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Finite difference Method and Finite Volume method (FVM).
Constructal Theory and Design.
Bello-Ochende, T., Olakoyejo, O.T., Meyer, J.P., Bejan, A., Lorente, S. Constructal flow orientation in conjugate cooling channels with internal heat generation, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 57 (1), pp. 241-249, 2013.
Page, L.G., Bello-Ochende, T., Meyer, J.P. Constructal multi scale cylinders with rotation cooled by natural convection, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 57 (1), pp. 345-355, (2013).
Yekoladio, P.J., Bello-Ochende, T., Meyer, J.P. Design and optimization of a downhole coaxial heat exchanger for an enhanced geothermal system (EGS), Renewable Energy, 55, pp. 128-137, (2013).
Obayopo, S.O., Bello-Ochende, T., Meyer, J.P. Three-dimensional optimisation of a fuel gas channel of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell for maximum current density International Journal of Energy Research, 37 (3), pp. 228-241, (2013).
Mwesigye A., Bello-Ochende T. and Meyer J. P, Numerical investigation of entropy generation in a parabolic trough receiver at different concentration ratios, Energy, 53, pp. 114-127, (2013).
Bello-Ochende T. Maximum flow access in heat exchangers, heat generating bodies and inanimate flow systems: constructal law and the emergence of shapes and structures in thermo-fluid mechanics, 10, 191-192, Physics of life Reviews (2013).
Adewumi OO, Bello-Ochende T, Meyer JP, Constructal design of combined microchannel and micro pin fins for electronic cooling, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 66, 315-323, (2013).
Le Roux, W.G., Bello-Ochende, T., and Meyer, J.P., A review on the thermodynamic optimisation and modelling of the solar thermal Brayton cycle, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 677-690, (2013).
M Stocks; Bello-Ochende, T, Meyer, J P, Maximum thermal conductance for a micro-channel using Newtonian and non-Newtonian fluid, Heat and Mass Transfer, 50, 6, 865 - 875, (2014).
W. G. Le Roux, T. Bello-Ochende, J. P. Meyer, The efficiency of an open-cavity tubular solar receiver for a small-scale solar thermal Brayton cycle, Energy conversion and management, 84, 457-470 (2014).
Mwesigye, A, Bello-Ochende, T., Meyer, J.P., Heat transfer and thermodynamic performance of a parabolic trough receiver with centrally placed perforated plate inserts, Applied Energy, In press (2014) DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.03.037.
J. Baloyi, T. Bello-Ochende, J. P. Meyer, Thermodynamic optimisation and computational analysis of irreversibilites in a small-scale wood-fired circulating fluidised bed adiabatic combustor, Energy, volume 70, 653 - 663 (2014).
Ngo, L.C. ,Bello-Ochende, T. and Meyer, J. P., Numerical Investigation of Natural Convection of Cavity Receiver for Low Power Application, Special Issues, Journal Of Green Energy, accepted (2014).
Mwesigye, A, Bello-Ochende, T., Meyer, Minimum entropy generation due to heat transfer and fluid friction in a parabolic trough receiver with non-uniform heat flux at different rim angles and concentration ratios Energy, In press, (2014). DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2014.06.063.
Ngo, L.C. ,Bello-Ochende, T. and Meyer, Numerical modelling and optimisation of Natural Convection heat loss suppression in a solar Cavity Receiver with plate fins, accepted for publication in Renewable Energy, (2014).