Menandro S. Berana

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Associate Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of the Philippines Diliman

menandro.berana@coe.upd.edu.ph

Degrees:

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering, University of the Philippines Diliman
  • MEng, Toyohashi Univ. of Tech. Japan, 2009
  • MS in Mechanical Engineering, University of the Philippines Diliman, 2006
  • Master of Engineering, Toyohashi Univ. of Tech. Japan, 2005

Research Interests

  • HVACR
  • Power Generation
  • Thermal systems

Publications

  1. Antonio, F. J., Berana, M. S., Danao, L. A. M., Design of a Screw Heat Exchanger as the Liquid-Suction Heat Exchanger in a Vapor Compression Refrigeration System, Proceedings of the ASME 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2015), Houston, Texas, USA, November 13-19, 2015.
  2. Abuan, B. E., Berana, M. S., Ejector Profile Modelling for Heat-Driven Ejector Refrigeration System without Involving Shock, Proceedings of the ASME 2015 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2015), Houston, Texas, USA, November 13-19, 2015.
  3. Redo, M. A. B., Berana, Solar-Biomass Driven Ejector Refrigeration System, International Journal of Advancements in Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering– IJAMAE, Vol. 2, Issue 1, pp 126-130, 30 April 2015.
  4. Berana, M. S., Ejector Powerplant System for Low-Enthalpy Geothermal Heat Sources in the Philippines, Philippine Engineering Journal, Vol. 35, No. 2, pp 29-37, December 2014.
  5. Berana, M. S., Nakagawa, M., Simulation of Shock Waves in Supersonic Flow of CO2 through a Converging-Diverging Nozzle of Transcritical Ejector Refrigeration System, Philippine Engineering Journal, Vol. 35, No. 1, pp 53-63, June 2014.
  6. Agulto, I., Alagao, F., Berana, M., Buenconsejo, N., Elepaño, A., Gaspillo, P. Reyes, R., Salvacion, J., Technology Benchmarking of Selected European Renewable Energy Research Institutes, The Philippine Engineering Education (PATE), pp 17-23, September 2013.
  7. Berana, M. S., Ejector Powerplant System with Natural Working Fluid, Philippine Engineering Journal, Vol. 34, No. 1, pp 1-10, June 2013.
  8. Menandro Serrano Berana, Masafumi Nakagawa and Atsushi Harada, Shock waves in supersonic two-phase flow of CO2 in converging-diverging nozzles, Taylor and Francis Online: American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE): HVAC&R Research, Vol. 15, No. 6, pp. 1081-1098, February 2011
  9. Masafumi Nakagawa, Atsushi Harada and Menandro Serrano Berana, Analysis of expansion waves appearing in the outlets of two-phase flow nozzles, Taylor and Francis Online: American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE): HVAC&R Research, Vol. 15, No. 6, pp. 1065-1079, February 2011
  10. Masafumi Nakagawa, Menandro Serrano Berana and Akinori Kishine, Supersonic two-phase flow of CO2 through converging-diverging nozzles for the ejector refrigeration cycle, International Journal of Refrigeration, Vol. 32, No. 6, pp. 1195-1202, August 2009