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Elif Oğuz

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elifoguz@metu.edu.tr
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Department of Civil Engineering
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A review of the optimization studies for Savonius turbine considering hydrokinetic applications
Maldar, Nauman Riyaz; Ng, Cheng Yee; Oğuz, Elif (Elsevier BV, 2020-12-15)
© 2020 Elsevier LtdThe trend of utilizing renewable energy sources is witnessing a brisk growth around the world. Among the various sources of renewable energy, hydropower is considered the most favorable due to its high p...
A Comparative Study on the Performance of a Horizontal Axis Ocean Current Turbine Considering Deflector and Operating Depths
Maldar, Nauman Riyaz; Ng, Cheng Yee; Ean, Lee Woen; Oğuz, Elif; Fitriadhy, Ahmad; Kang, Hooi Siang (MDPI AG, 2020-04-01)
Several different designs and prototypes of ocean current turbines have been tested over recent years. For every design test, emphasis is given to achieving an optimum power output from the flow. In this study, the perform...
İki hidrodinamik programın karşılaştırılması
Oğuz, Elif (2019-10-01)
Açık deniz yapılarının zaman ve maliyet kısıtlamaları sebebiyle, tasarımın ilk aşamasında sayısal metotlara ihtiyaç duyulur. Modellemenin güvenilir şekilde yapılıp yapılamayacağını anlamak için tasarıma başlamadan önce kıy...
Selection of the Most Sustainable Renewable Energy System for Bozcaada Island: Wind vs. Photovoltaic
Oğuz, Elif; Şentürk, Ayşe Eylül (MDPI AG, 2019-7-29)
<jats:p>Energy production without destroying the environment has been one of the most crucial issues for people living in today’s world. In order to analyze whole environmental and/or economic impacts of the energy product...
Life cycle and economic assessment of a solar panel array applied to a short route ferry
Wang, Haibin; Oğuz, Elif; Jeong, Byongug; Zhou, Peilin (Elsevier BV, 2019-05-10)
This paper was to investigate the potential benefits of solar panel systems if applied for obtaining propulsion power of a short route ferry operating in the Marmara Sea. The life cycle assessment was applied to evaluate t...
Multi-criteria decision-making for marine propulsion: Hybrid, diesel electric and diesel mechanical systems from cost-environment-risk perspectives
Jeong, Byongug; Oğuz, Elif; Wang, Haibin; Zhou, Peilin (Elsevier BV, 2018-11-15)
The paper introduces a new decision-making process which is used to compare the performance of a ship with either diesel electric hybrid propulsion or conventional propulsion systems. A case study was carried out to compar...
Failure modes and criticality analysis of the preliminary design phase of the Mars Desert Research Station considering human factors
Oğuz, Elif; Kubicek, Martin; Clelland, David (Elsevier BV, 2018-10-01)
This work presents an extension to the traditional FMECA (Failure Modes, Effects and Criticality Analysis) method to include the effects of human factors concerning accessibility/repairability, probability of contact and d...
Life cycle cost and environmental impact analysis of ship hull maintenance strategies for a short route hybrid ferry
Wang, Haibin; Oğuz, Elif; Jeong, Byongug; Zhou, Peilin (Elsevier BV, 2018-08-01)
This paper provides a general insight into the importance of proper hull maintenance and suggests an optimal maintenance strategy for ship operators from both an economic and environmental point of view. Results of life cy...
Investigating the effect of biofouling on propeller characteristics using CFD
Owen, David; Demirel, Yigit Kemal; Oğuz, Elif; Tezdogan, Tahsin; Incecik, Atilla (2018-07-01)
Increasing pressure is being placed on the marine industry to address ship emissions, regulations to govern the efficient operation of ships in the form of the Energy Efficiency Design Index (EEDI) and Energy Efficiency Op...
An effective framework for life cycle and cost assessment for marine vessels aiming to select optimal propulsion systems
Jeong, Byongug; Wang, Haibin; Oğuz, Elif; Zhou, Peilin (Elsevier BV, 2018-06-20)
By adopting the concept of modularity, this paper introduced an optimal framework which facilitates life cycle assessment and life cycle cost assessment, thereby supporting rapid and reliable decision-making in the marine ...