International Journal of Water and Energy Nexus
The technological advancements and growth in population have increased the demand of energy. As the conventional fuel resources are finite, the recent trend of energy demand has imposed stress on the available fossil fuels.The turbulence in the price of crude oil is one of the effect of this growing demand.That is why the renewable energy systems like hydro power, solar, wind, wave, tidal etc. has become a topic of concern and research.The common objective is the maximization of conversion efficiency and reduction of the expenditure for the conversion.However, in most of the studies, the role of water in increasing efficiency or cost reduction is ignored. The novel and successful application of nature mimicking algorithms like Ant Colony,Artificial Bee,Particle Swarm Optimization in recent years has been used to identify optimal scenarios in which utilization of water in renewable energy systems can be optimized.
This journal aims to publish original ,unpublished research works conducted to minimize the use of water in renewable energy systems by nature based optimization methodologies.
Again the impact of water based systems like water treatment and distribution on the public health is immense and that is why the reliability of the networks must be ensured by proper monitoring and uncertainties has to be minimized so that the system performs at desired efficiency and economic return. Not only the public water supply systems but also the captive water supply networks require proper monitoring and maintenance so that desired profit can be achieved.In this aspect the impact of energy consumed by the system is often overlooked.
The recent development in soft computation technologies have provide a nice opportunity for researchers and scholars to provide options to minimize the energy used in water based systems.This journal likes to act as a common platform provided for sharing research and innovations where the procedure for reducing energy consumption ensuring quality of production in water based systems was practiced.
Water and Energy Nexus
Water used in energy sector
Energy used in water sector
Climate change impact on water-energy nexus
Soft Computation Techniques
Nature Based Algorithms
Artificial Neural Networks
Particle Swarm Optimization
Ant Colony Optimization
Artificial Bee Hive
Geographical Information Systems
Type of Articles Accepted
Review Process :
Single blind,i.e.,editor and reviewers know the name of the authors but authors does not know the names of the editor and reviewers.
Year of Establishment : 2018
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Call for Papers : Submit your original research papers,technical reviews or case studies for possible publication in this journal.The publication process of this journal is a three step methodology.
1. Verifying the scope of the paper with the scope of the journal: If the scope of the journal do not matches with the scope of the paper the same will be rejected in this step.
2. Submitted for Technical review : The paper will go for technical review,i.e., it will be checked for grammatical mistakes and formatting requirements.The journal follows a specific formatting rule and if majority of the paper is not formatted according to the rules the same is return back to the authors.The formatting requirement of the journal is as follows:
Title of the Paper : Font Style : Bold, Font Type : Times New Roman,Size : 14
Name of Authors and Designation : Normal,Times New Roman,10
Headings : Bold,Times New Roman,12
Sub-Headings or Heading 2 : Normal,Times New Roman,11
Sub-Sub-Headings or Heading 3 : Italics,Times New Roman,11
Paragraphs : Normal,Times New Roman,11
Reference : Follow Chicago Style Referencing
3.Submitted for Core review by invited reviewers : The paper will be ultimately send to three reviewers for core review.The reviewers will decide whether the paper may be accepted in present form or accepted after modifications or can be resubmitted after major revision or summarily rejected.Depending upon the majority decision of the reviewers the Editor will decide about the possibility of the paper to be published in the journal.
Once the paper is published it will be available in the website.
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