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Prof. Nelson Martins

Aveiro University, Portugal


Email: nmartins@ua.pt


Qualifications

1999 Ph.D., Technical University Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal

1990 M.Sc., Technical University Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal


Publications (Selected)

  1. N. Martins, “Technical and Economical Evaluation of Water Desalination Systems Powered by Renewable Energy Sources”, 100% RES: A challenge for Island Sustainable Development. ISBN 84-609-6326-8, Editores: Luis Manuel Alves (IST), Cipriano Marin (INSULA-UNESCO) e ArthourosZervos (EREC), 2006
  2. M.A.A. Costa, M.S.A. Oliveira, and N. Martins, “Earth Tube Ventilation System: A Project Pre-Feasibility Analysis Tool”, New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development, ISBN: 978-981-270-505-1 published by World Scientific Publishing Company Pte Ltd., Singapore. Eds.: Prof. Maria da Graça Carvalho, Prof. NaimAfgan, 2007
  3. H. Calisto, N. Martins, N. Afgan, “CFD and Neural Network-Based Expert System for the Supervision of Boilers and Furnaces”, in Heat Exchanger Fouling and Cleaning – VII , Eds. Hans Müller-Steinhagen, M. Reza Malayeri, A. Paul Watkinson, ECI Symposium Series, Volume RP5 (2007)
  4. Fonseca, A., Lamas, B., Abreu, B., Martins, N., Oliveira, M.,, “Carbon nanotubes in a fluidic medium: critical analysis”, in Recent Progress in Carbon Nanotube Research, Vol. 2, Ed. Dr. Satoru Suzuki , ISBN 980-953-307-536-0, INTECH, (2012), http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/51965
  5. N. Martins, M.G. Carvalho, N.H. Afgan, A.I. Leontiev, "A New Instrument for Radiation Heat Flux Measurement - Analysis and Parameter Selection", Heat Recovery Systems & CHP Journal, Vol.15, No. 8, pp. 787-796, 1995
  6. N. Martins, M.G. Carvalho, N.H. Afgan, A.I. Leontiev, “A New Method for Hemispherical Radiation Heat Flux Measurement", International Journal of Heat and Technology, Vol. 13, No. 2, pp. 59-72, 1995.
  7. N. Martins, M.G. Carvalho, N.H. Afgan, A.I. Leontiev, “Experimental Verification and Calibration of the Flumet-Blow Off Heat Flux Sensor". Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol. 16, Number 6, pp.481-489, March 1998
  8. N. Martins, M.G. Carvalho, N.H. Afgan, A.I. Leontiev, "Parameter Selection and Sensitivity Analysis of a New Radiation Heat Flux Sensor", International Journal of Heat and Technology, Vol. 16 No. 2, pp.77-84.
  9. N. Martins, M.G. Carvalho, N.H. Afgan, A.I. Leontiev "A Radiation and Convection Fluxmeter for High Temperature Applications". Experimental Thermal and Fluid Sciences, Vol. 22 (2000), pp 165-173, 2000
  10. N. Martins, M.G. Carvalho, N.H. Afgan, M. Nogueira "Heat Flux as a Parameter for Diagnostic and Control of Industrial Thermal Systems”. InternationalJournalofHeatandTechnology, Vol. 18 (2), pp 115-122, 2000
  11. S. Nisan, G. Caruso, J-R. Humphries, G. Mini, A. Naviglio, B. Bielak, O. Asuar Alonso, N. Martins, and L. Volpi, “Sea-water desalination with nuclear and other energy sources: the EURODESAL project”, Nuclear Engineering and Design, Vol. 221, Abril 2003, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0029-5493(02)00337-0
  12. N.H. Afgan, P. Pilavachi, G.G. Olkhonski, P. Radovanovic and N. Martins, "A Concept of the Expert System for Diagnostic and Monitoring of Gas Turbine Combustion Chamber", Applied Thermal Engineering, Volume 26, Issue 7, Pages 663-776 (2006)
  13. M.A.A. Costa, M.S.A. Oliveira, and N. Martins, “Earth Tube Ventilation System: A Project Pre-Feasibility Analysis Tool”, Conference book of the International Conference on New and Renewable Energy Technologies for Sustainable Development, published by World Scientific Publishing Company Pte Ltd., Singapore. Eds.: Prof. Maria da Graça Carvalho, Prof. NaimAfgan, 2006
  14. N. Martins, N. H. Afgan, A. I. Leontiev, "A New Heat Flux Instrument – The Transient Transpiration Radiometer", Applied Thermal Engineering, Volume 26, Issues 14-15, October 2006, Pages 1552-1555
  15. N. Martins, S. Hit, H. Calisto, "The Transient Transpiration Radiometer – Analysis and Parameter Selection", Applied Thermal Engineering, Volume 26, Issues 17-18, December 2006, Pages 2247-2254
  16. Naim H. Afgan, Maria G. Carvalho, PetrosPilavachi, Nelson Martins, "Evaluation of Natural Gas Supply Options for South-East and Central Europe – Part 1: Single Indicator Assessment", Energy Conversion and Management International Journal, Volume 48, Issue 9, September 2007, Pages 2517-2524.
  17. N. Martins, H. Calisto, N. Afgan, “Diagnostic System for Boilers and Furnaces Using CFD and Neural Networks", International Journal of Expert Systems with Applications, Volume 35, Issue 4, November 2008, Pages 1780-1787
  18. Naim H. Afgan, Maria G. Carvalho, PetrosPilavachi, Nelson Martins, "Evaluation of Natural Gas Supply Options for South-East and Central Europe – Part 2: Multi-criteria Assessment ", Energy Conversion and Manegment International Journal, Vol 49/8, 2008, pp 2345-2353
  19. Clemente, C. M., Martins, N. , Simões, J. A., “Numeric Study of Pmma Flow on a Small Dimension Channel: a First Approach”, Materials Science Forum Vols. 587-588 (2008) pp 726-730
  20. J. Ponmozhi, J; F.A.M.M. Gonçalves, A.G.M. Ferreira; I.M.A. Fonseca, S. Kanagaraj; N. Martins and M.S.A. Oliveira “Thermodynamic and Transport Properties of CNT-Water based Nanofluids”; Journal of Nano Research Vol. 11 (2010) pp 101-106.
  21. B.C. Lamas, M.A.L. Fonseca, J; F.A.M.M. Gonçalves, A.G.M. Ferreira; I.M.A. Fonseca, S. Kanagaraj; N. Martins and M.S.A. Oliveira “EG/CNTs nanofluids engineering and thermal characterization”; Journal of Nano Research Vol. 13, pp 69-74, 2011.
  22. Dinis, J., Martins, N., “Análise do nível ótimo de isolamento térmico de edifícios residenciais em Portugal”, Revista Energia e Futuro, nº2, Ed. Diário de Bordo, 2011
  23. Paula, J., Martins, N., Borges Gouveia J., “As TIC na promoção da eficiência energética industrial”, Revista Energia e Futuro, nº2, Ed. Diário de Bordo, 2011
  24. Lamas, B., Abreu, B., Fonseca, A., Martins, N., Oliveira, M., “Assessing colloidal stability of long term MWCNT based nanofluids”, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol. 381, pag. 1723, September 2012,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcis.2012.05.014.
  25. Lopes, M.A.R., Antunes, C.H., Martins, N., “Energy behaviours as promoters of energy efficiency: A 21st century review”. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 16, No. 6, pp. 4095-4104, August 2012,http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2012.03.034
  26. Lamas, B., Abreu, B., Fonseca, A., Martins, N., Oliveira, M., “Long term MWCNTs nanofluids towards heat transfer capability improvement”, The Journal of Physical Chemistry C (ACS), Vol.95, pp 12826-12834, May 2013,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jp401271c
  27. Lamas, B., Abreu, B., Fonseca, A., Martins, N., Oliveira, M., “Numerical analysis of carbon nanotubes based nanofluids on the percolation formation”, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering,, Vol.95, pp 257-270, June 2013,  http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/nme.4510
  28. Lamas, B., Abreu, B., Fonseca, A., Martins, N., Oliveira, M, “Experimental convective heat transfer characterization of carbon based nanofluids under laminar flow conditions”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, 2013, DOI: 10.1007/s00231-013-1226-8
  29. Lamas, B., Abreu, B., Fonseca, A., Martins, N., Oliveira, M., “A critical analysis on thermal conductivity prediction models for CNT based nanofluids”, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, 2013, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijthermalsci.2013.11.017
  30. Abreu, B; Lamas, B; Fonseca, A; Martins, N; Oliveira, MSA; “Nanotechnology - Towards real improvements in the energy efficiency of buildings”, Nano Magazine, Issue 28, February 2014.
  31. L. P. Amaral, A. Araújo, E. Mendes, N. Martins, Economic and environmental assessment of renewable energy micro-systems in a developing country, Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments Journal, Elsevier, Issue 7, pag. 101-110, (2014) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.seta.2014.04.002
  32. Abreu, B; Lamas, B; Fonseca, A; Martins, N; Oliveira, MSA; “Convective heat transfer characterization of based carbon nanofluids under laminar fow conditions”, aceite para publicação in Microfluidics and Nanofluidics.
  33. L.P. Amaral, N. Martins, B. Gouveia, “Quest for a Sustainable University: a review”, International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, IJSHE-02-2013-0017.R1, 2013
  34. Abreu, B; Lamas, B; Fonseca, A; Martins, N; Oliveira, MSA; “Convective heat transfer characterization of based carbon nanofluids under laminar fow conditions”, Microfluidics and Nanofluidics.


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