Dr Michael J Tierney

B.Sc.(UMIST), Ph.D.(Birm.), C.Eng., M.I.Chem.E.

  • BS8 1TR

1994 …2020

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Research Output

  • 44 Article (Academic Journal)
  • 40 Conference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)
  • 1 Conference Paper
  • 1 Editorial (Academic Journal)
2020

Conditions for continuous ice slurry generation in a nylon helical coiled heat exchanger

Brooks, S., Quarini, G., Tierney, M., Yun, X. & Lucas, E., 1 Mar 2020, In : Thermal Science and Engineering Progress. 15, 10 p., 100427.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Experimental study with analysis for a novel saturated activated alumina photovoltaic thermal system

Abdo, S., Saidani-Scott, H., Benedi, J. & Tierney, M. J., 15 Apr 2020, In : Energy. 197, 12 p., 117210.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Minimum exergy destruction from endoreversible and finite-time thermodynamics machines and their concomitant indirect energy

Tierney, M. J., 20 Feb 2020, In : Energy. 117184.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2019

Investigation of a novel design for steam transfer pipes in high temperature power plant

Becker, A., Pavier, M. J., Flewitt, P. E. J., Tierney, M. J. & Wales, C. J. A., 8 May 2019, ESIA15 & ISSI-2019 Joint Conference on Engineering Structural Integrity Assessment.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Reducing steam transport pipe temperatures in power plants

Wales, C., Tierney, M., Pavier, M. & Flewitt, P., 15 Sep 2019, In : Energy. 183, p. 127-141 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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3 Citations (Scopus)
9 Downloads (Pure)

Thermal and stress analyses of a novel coated steam dual pipe system for use in advanced ultra-supercritical power plant

Guo, X., Sun, W., Becker, A., Morris, A., Pavier, M., Flewitt, P., Tierney, M. & Wales, C., 1 Sep 2019, In : International Journal of Pressure Vessels and Piping. 176, 11 p., 103933.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2 Citations (Scopus)
2018

A calorimetric test of adsorbent-coated fins

Ahamat, A. & Tierney, M., Mar 2018, In : Thermal Science and Engineering Progress. 5, p. 195-203 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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192 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling of an expandable, reconfigurable, renewable DC microgrid for off-grid communities

Kitson, J., Williamson, S., Harper, P., McMahon, C., Rosenberg, G., Tierney, M., Bell, K. & Gautam, B., 1 Oct 2018, In : Energy. 160, p. 142-153 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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12 Citations (Scopus)
137 Downloads (Pure)

Novel High Temperature Steam Transfer Pipes

Tierney, M. J. & Pavier, M. J., 16 Sep 2018, (Accepted/In press) HEAT POWERED CYCLES 2018 . p. 147-148 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2017

A photovoltaic panel modelling method for flexible implementation in Matlab/Simulink using datasheet quantities

Kitson, J., Williamson, S., Harper, P., McMahon, C., Rosenberg, G., Tierney, M. & Bell, K., 8 Aug 2017, 2017 26th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics (ISIE 2017). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 946-951 6 p. (Proceedings of the International Symposium on Industrial Electronics).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Open Access
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3 Citations (Scopus)
429 Downloads (Pure)

Human factors in dairy industry process control for energy reduction

Challis, C., Tierney, M., Todd, A. & Wilson, E., 1 Dec 2017, In : Journal of Cleaner Production. 168, p. 1319-1334 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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7 Citations (Scopus)
259 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling of an Expandable, Reconfigurable, Renewable DC Microgrid for Off-Grid Communities

Kitson, J., Williamson, S., Harper, P., McMahon, C., Rosenberg, G., Tierney, M., Bell, K. & Gautam, B., 27 Jun 2017. 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper

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229 Downloads (Pure)

Performance of a finned Activated Carbon Cloth-ethanol adsorption chiller

Tierney, M., Ketteringham, L. & Azri Mohd Nor, M., 5 Jan 2017, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 110, p. 949-961 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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4 Citations (Scopus)
324 Downloads (Pure)
2016

Calorimetric Assessment of Rates of Desorption

Ahamat, M. A. & Tierney, M. J., Jul 2016, In : Heat Transfer Engineering. 37, 7-8, p. 713-719 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

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1 Citation (Scopus)
252 Downloads (Pure)
Open Access
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9 Citations (Scopus)
259 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Analysis of sorption cycles with integrated absorber-evaporators

Tierney, M. J., Saidani-Scott, H. & Selwyn, R., 1 Jan 2015, In : Heat Transfer Research. 46, 3, p. 233-249 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2014

An adsorption heat pump with concentrating solar collector: concept design

Tierney, M. J., Ketteringham, L. P., Selwyn, R. K., Ahamat, M. A. & Saidani-Scott, H., 2014, International Sorption Heat Pump Conference.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Redesign of calorimeter for assessment of adsorption working pair characteristics

Selwyn, R. K., Saidani-Scott, H. & Tierney, M. J., 2014, International Sorption Heat Pump Cycles.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2013

Editorial

Eames, I. W., Tierney, M., der Pal, M. V. & Reay, D., Jul 2013, In : International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies. 8, SUPPL1, p. i1 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial (Academic Journal)

Heat Powered Cycles conference (HPC12)

Eames, I. W., Tierney, M. & Van Der Pal, M., 3 Nov 2013, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 61, 2, p. 829 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2012

A simulation and optimisation study: Towards a decentralised microgrid, using real world fluctuation data

Quiggin, D., Cornell, S., Tierney, M. & Buswell, R., May 2012, In : Energy. 41, 1, p. 549-559 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

45 Citations (Scopus)

Calorimetric assessment of adsorbents bonded to metal surfaces: Application to type A silica gel bonded to aluminium

Ahamat, M. A. & Tierney, M. J., Jul 2012, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 40, p. 258-266 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

13 Citations (Scopus)

Design and construction of a low cost solar chiller, with calorimetric assessment of the adsorbent bed

Ketteringham, L. P., Tierney, M. J., Ahamat, M. A., Saidani-Scott, H. & Selwyn, R., 31 Dec 2012, World Renewable Energy Forum, WREF 2012, Including World Renewable Energy Congress XII and Colorado Renewable Energy Society (CRES) Annual Conferen. Vol. 1. p. 204-210 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Special edition of Applied Thermal Engineering

Tierney, M. J., Sep 2012, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 42, p. 1 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Thermoeconomics, cost benefit analysis, and a novel way of dealing with revenue generating dissipative units applied to candidate decentralised energy systems for Indian rural villages

Banerjee, A., Tierney, MJ. & Thorpe, R., 5 Aug 2012, In : Energy. 43, 1, p. 477-488 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

10 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Comparison of five exergoenvironmental methods applied to candidate energy systems for rural villages in developing countries

Banerjee, A. & Tierney, MJ., 2011, In : Energy. 36, 5, p. 2650 - 2661 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

25 Citations (Scopus)

Cost and environmental impact assessment of household and village energy systems in rural India

Banerjee, A. & Tierney, M. J., 2011, In : Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research (India). p. 703-708 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Measured energy and water performance of an aspiring low energy/carbon affordable housing site in the UK

Gill, Z., Tierney, MJ., I., P. & N., A., 2011, In : Energy and Buildings. 43, p. 117 - 125 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

66 Citations (Scopus)

Timewise temperature control with heat metering using a thermoelectric module

Ahamat, MA. & Tierney, MJ., 2011, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 31, p. 1421 - 1426 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

21 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Low-energy dwellings: the contribution of behaviours to actual performance

Gill, Z., Tierney, MJ., I., P. & Allan, ND., 2010, In : Building Research and Information. 38, 5, p. 491 - 508 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

237 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Development of coated, annular fins for adsorption chillers

Waszkiewicz, S., Tierney, MJ. & Saidani-Scott, H., 2009, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 29, p. 2222 - 2227 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

30 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental Study of Water Filtering Using Textiles as in Traditional Methods

Saidani-Scott, H., Tierney, MJ. & Sanchez Silva, F., 2009, In : Applied Mechanics and Materials. 15, p. 15 - 20 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2008

Feasibility of driving convective thermal wave chillers with

Tierney, MJ., 2008, In : Renewable Energy. 33, p. 2097 - 2108 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

10 Citations (Scopus)
2007

Options for solar-assisted refrigeration - trough collectors and double-effect chillers

Tierney, MJ., Feb 2007, In : Renewable Energy. 32 (2), p. 183 - 199 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

61 Citations (Scopus)
2006

Fast barriers - their use in civil defence and energy conservation

Tierney, MJ., Guha, A. & Foster, AM., Aug 2006, Unknown.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Numerical investigation of a developmental pneumatically fed impact pulveriser

Chatzilamprou, I., Tierney, MJ., Youds, M. & Armstrong, B., 2006, In : Applied Mathematical Modelling. 30, p. 1180 - 1195 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

8 Citations (Scopus)

Removal of toluene vapor with dispersed activated carbon

Tierney, MJ., Prasertmanukitch, S. & Heslop, SE., 2006, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 132, p. 350 - 357 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Removal of toluene vapour with dispersed activated carbon

Tierney, MJ., Prasertmanukitch, S. & Heslop, SE., Mar 2006, In : Journal of Environmental Engineering. 132 (3), p. 350 - 357 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

4 Citations (Scopus)
2004

Creation of residual stresses during forging and heat treatment

Lacarac, V., Smith, DJ., Tierney, MJ., Chang, YC., Bramley, A. & McMahon, CA., 2004, Integrated Design & Manufacturing in Mechanical Engineering (IDMME) Conference, Bath, April 2004.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Evaluation of non-uniform cooling effects in air-cooled forgings

Lacarac, V., Smith, DJ., McMahon, CA. & Tierney, MJ., 2004, In : Journal of Materials Processing Technology. 152, p. 370 - 383

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

5 Citations (Scopus)

Measurement of the adsorptive capacity of a powder

Prasertmanukitch, S., Tierney, MJ., Waszkiewicz, SD., Saidani-Scott, H. & Riceh, I., 15 Dec 2004, In : Separation and Purification Technology. 40 (3), p. 267 - 277 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

4 Citations (Scopus)

Predictions and measurements of residual stresses from forging and heat treatment

Lacarac, V., Chang, C., Bramley, AN., Tierney, MJ., McMahon, CA. & Smith, DJ., 2004, In : Journal of Engineering Manufacture - IMechE Part B. 218, p. 301 - 313

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

8 Citations (Scopus)
2003

Analysis of a Finned Heat Exchanger Working in an Adsorption Refrigeration System Using Zeolite and Methanol

Waszkiewicz, SD., Jenkins, SA., Saidani-Scott, H. & Tierney, MJ., Nov 2003, In : Heat Transfer Engineering. 24 (6), p. 71 - 78 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

Application of inverse methods to temperature measurement in internal mixers

Banim, RS., Brett, PN., Tierney, MJ. & Hinds, M., Oct 2003, In : Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part E: Journal of Process Mechanical Engineering. 217 (4), p. 295 - 306 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

3 Citations (Scopus)

Low water content cereal cooking in a fluidised bed

Jenkins, SA., Waszkiewicz, S., Quarini, GL. & Tierney, MJ., 2003, 8th UK Heat Transfer Conference, Oxford.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

2002

Analysis of finned heat exchanger working in adsorption refrigeration system using zeolite and methanol

Waszkiewicz, SD., Saidani-Scott, H. & Tierney, MJ., 2002, 1st International Conference on Heat Transfer, Fluid Mechanics, and Thermodynamics (HEFAT2002), South Africa.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

Drying saturated zeolite pellets to assess fluidised bed performance

Jenkins, SA., Waszkiewicz, S., Quarini, GL. & Tierney, MJ., 2002, In : Applied Thermal Engineering. 22(7), p. 861 - 871

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

2001

Analysis of adsorption refrigeration system using zeolite and methanol

Waszkiewicz, S., Saidani-Scott, H. & Tierney, MJ., 2001, 2nd International Heat Powered Cycles Conference (Cooling, Heating and Power Generation Systems).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

A nonlinear indirect measurement problem for a multithermocouple probe immersed in a liquid

Banim, RS., Tierney, MJ. & Brett, PN., 10 Aug 2001, In : Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications. 40 (2), p. 103 - 116 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

9 Citations (Scopus)

Drying saturated zeolite pellets to assess fluidised bed performance

Jenkins, SA., Waszkiewicz, S., Quarini, GL. & Tierney, MJ., 2001, UK Heat Transfer 2001 - 7th UK National Conference on Heat Transfer. Institution of Chemical Engineers, p. 1 - 9

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference Contribution (Conference Proceeding)

12 Citations (Scopus)