PUBLICATIONS

Journal Articles

T.D. Tran and A.D. Smith, 2017. “Evaluation of Renewable Energy Technologies and Their Potential for Technical Integration and Cost-effective Use within the U.S. Energy Sector.” Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Accepted for Publication.

T.D. Tran, K. Park, and A.D. Smith, 2017. “System Scaling Approach and Thermoeconomic Analysis of a Pressure Retarded Osmosis System for Power Production with Hypersaline Draw Solution: A Great Salt Lake Case Study.” Energy, Volume 126, pp. 97-111. | DOI

J.J. Peck and A.D. Smith, 2017. “Quantification and regional comparison of water use for power generation: A California ISO Case Study.” Energy Reports, Volume 3, pp. 22–28. | DOI: Open Access

A. Rahman, A.D. Smith, and N. Fumo, 2016. “Performance modeling and parametric study of a stratified water thermal storage tank.” Applied Thermal Engineering, Volume 100, pp. 668–679. | DOI | Author’s Version

H. Cho, A.D. Smith, and P.J. Mago, 2014. “Combined cooling, heating and power: A review of performance improvement and optimization.” Applied Energy, Volume 136, pp. 168-185. | DOI

P.J. Mago and A.D. Smith, 2014. “Methodology to Estimate the Economic, Emissions, and Energy Benefits From Combined Heat And Power Systems Based On System Component Efficiencies.” International Journal of Energy Research, Volume 38, Issue 11, pp. 1457-1466. | DOI

A.A. Knizley, P.J. Mago, and A.D. Smith, 2014. “Evaluation of the Performance of Combined Cooling, Heating, and Power Systems with Dual Power Generation Units.” Energy Policy, Volume 66, pp. 654-655. | DOI

A.D. Smith and P.J. Mago, 2014. “Effects of Load-Following Operational Methods on Combined Heat and Power System Efficiency.” Applied Energy, Volume 115, pp. 337-351. | DOI

A.D. Smith, P.J.Mago, and N. Fumo, 2013.  “Benefits of Thermal Energy Storage Option Combined with CHP System for Different Commercial Building Types.” Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp. 3-12. | DOI

P.J. Mago and A.D. Smith, 2012. “Evaluation of the Potential Emissions Reductions from the Use of CHP Systems in Different Commercial Buildings.” Building and Environment, Volume 53, Issue 7, pp. 74-82. |  DOI

P.J. Mago, R. Luck, and A.D. Smith, 2011. “Environmental Evaluation of Base-Loaded CHP Systems for Different Climate Conditions in the US.” The International Journal of Ambient Energy, Volume 32, Issue 4, pp. 203-214. |  DOI: Open Access

A.D. Smith, P.J. Mago, and N. Fumo, 2011. “Emissions Spark Spread and Primary Energy Spark Spread – Environmental and Energy Screening Parameters for Combined Heating and Power Systems.” Applied Energy, Volume 88, Issue 11, pp. 3891-3897. | DOI | Author’s Version

N. Fumo, P.J. Mago, and A.D. Smith, 2011. “Analysis of Combined Cooling, Heating, and Power Systems Following the Electric Load and Following the Thermal Load Strategies with No Electricity Exporting.” Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A, Journal of Power and Energy, Volume 225, Issue 8, pp. 1016-1025. | DOI | Author’s Version

A.D. Smith, N. Fumo, and P.J. Mago, 2011. “Spark Spread – A Screening Parameter for Combined Heating and Power Systems.” Applied Energy, Volume 88, Issue 5, pp. 1494-1499. | DOI | Author’s Version

Book Chapters

P.J. Mago and A.D. Smith, 2015. “Combined Cooling, Heating and Power (CCHP) Systems.”  In Handbook of Clean Energy Systems, edited by Jinyue Yan, Wiley.| DOI

P.J. Mago, A.D. Smith, and R. Luck, 2012. “Evaluation of the Potential Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reductions from the Use of CHP Systems in Commercial Buildings.”  In Carbon Dioxide Emissions: New Research, edited by Mitchell Carpenter and Everett J. Shelton, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. | Google Books

Conference Papers

C. Bianchi, D.L. Mendoza, R.C. DidierT.D. Tran and A.D. Smith, “Energy Demands for Commercial Buildings with Climate Variability Based on Emission Scenarios.” ASHRAE 2017 Winter Conference, January 28–February 1, 2017, Las Vegas, NV. | Author’s Version

Z. Fallahi and A.D. Smith, “A Comparison of Commercial Building Retrofits Using EnergyPlus for Energy and Emissions Savings.” Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 11-17, 2016, Phoenix, AZ. | DOIAuthor’s Version

T.D. Tran, K. Park and A.D. Smith, “Performance Analysis for Pressure Retarded Osmosis: Experimentation with High Pressure Difference and Varying Flow Rate, Considering Exposed Membrane Area.” Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 11-17, 2016, Phoenix, AZ. | DOIAuthor’s Version

C. Bianchi and A.D. Smith, “Effects of Irradiance and Ambient Temperature on a Decision-Making Tool for Rooftop PV Array Sizing for Commercial Buildings.” Proceedings of the ASME 2016 Power and Energy Conversion Conference, June 26-30, 2016, Charlotte, NC. | DOIAuthor’s Version

C. Bianchi, S.M. Lucich, and A.D. Smith, “Influence of Weather Boundary Conditions on Building Energy Modeling.” IEEE 2015 SusTech Conference, July 30-August 1, 2015, Ogden, UT. | DOI

T.D. Tran, C. Bianchi, J. Melville, K. Park, and A.D. Smith, “Design of Housing and Mesh Spacer Supports for Salinity Gradient Hydroelectric Power Generation Using Pressure Retarded Osmosis.” IEEE 2015 SusTech Conference, July 30-August 1, 2015, Ogden, UT. | DOI

A. Rahman, N. Fumo, and A.D. Smith, “Simplified Modeling of Thermal Storage Tank for Distributed Energy Heat Recovery Applications.” Proceedings of the ASME 2015 Energy Sustainability (Power and Energy) Conference (Best Paper Award), June 28-July 2, 2015, San Diego, CA. | DOI | Author’s Version

J.J. Peck and A.D. Smith, “Modeling Power Generation Water Usage.” Proceedings of the ASME 2015 Power and Energy Conversion Conference, June 28-July 2, 2015, San Diego, CA. | DOI

A.D. Smith, O.A. Omitaomu, and J.J. Peck, “Modeling the Impacts of Solar Distributed Generation on U.S. Water Resources.” Proceedings of the ASME 2015 Power and Energy Conversion Conference, June 28-July 2, 2015, San Diego, CA. | DOI

S.M. Lucich and A.D. Smith, “Estimating CO2 Emissions Reductions with EnergyPlus for an Office Building in Salt Lake City.” Proceedings of the ASME 2014 International Conference on Energy Sustainability, June 30-July 2, 2014, Boston, MA. | DOI

A.D. Smith and P.J. Mago, “Economic, Emissions, and Energy Benefits from Combined Heat and Power Systems by Location in the United States Based on System Component Efficiencies.” Proceedings of the ASME 2013 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 15-21, 2013, San Diego, CA. | DOI | Author’s Version

A.D. Smith and P.J. Mago, “Impact of Thermal Storage Option for CHP Systems on the Optimal Prime Mover Size and the Need for Additional Heat Production.” Proceedings of the ASME 2012 International Conference on Energy Sustainability, July 23-26, 2012, San Diego, CA. | DOI | Author’s Version

A.D. Smith, P.J. Mago, and N. Fumo, “Impact of CHP System Component Efficiencies on the Economic Benefit of CHP Systems Using Spark Spread Analysis.” Proceedings of the ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, November 11-17, 2011, Denver, CO. | DOI | Author’s Version

Student Posters

A. Rahman and S. Purves, “Predicting Electricity Consumption Using Deep RNN and Gaussian Processes.” Class Project: Structured Prediction, May 3, 2017, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

T.D. Tran and  A.D. Smith, “Performance Analysis for Pressure Retarded Osmosis.” Intermountain Sustainability Summit (People’s Choice award winner), March 16-17, 2017, Weber State University, Ogden, UT.

Z. Fallahi and A.D. Smith, “Emissions Associated with Energy Efficiency Retrofits in Commercial Buildings.” Global Change and Sustainability Center Research Symposium, February 8, 2017, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

A. Rahman and A.D. Smith, “Deep Recurrent Neural Networks for Building Energy Prediction.” Utah Data Science Day (Honorable Mention award winner), January 13, 2017, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

R. Didier, N. Gunawardena, E. Prucka, R. Stoll, A. Smith, E. Pardyjak, “Linking Microclimate and Energy Use with a Low Cost Wall Mounted Measurement System.” American Meteorological Society Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, June 20 – 24, 2016, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

C. Bianchi, M. Overby, P. Willemsen, A. Smith, R. Stoll, E. Pardyjak, “Effects of Urban Environment’s Structures Over Solar Irradiance Availability.” American Meteorological Society Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence, June 20 – 24, 2016, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

A. Rahman, “Modeling of Thermal Storage Tank for Heat Recovery Applications.” Global Change and Sustainability Center Research Symposium, Tuesday, February 12, 2016, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. | USpace: Open Access

J. Melville, “Design of bench scale model for pressure retarded osmosis.” IEEE SusTech Conference, July 30-August 1, 2015, Ogden, UT. | USpace: Open Access

S. Lucich, “Estimating Building CO2 Emissions Reductions with EnergyPlus.” Global Change and Sustainability Center Research Symposium, Tuesday, February 17, 2014, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT. | USpace: Open Access