· Solar energy and sustainable energy
· Energy conservation in buildings
· Solar heating and cooling
· Building science
· Heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC)
· Low energy buildings
· Thermal Sciences
Sample of Refereed Conference Papers with Oral Presentations
1- M. Khoukhi, S. Maruyama, S. Sakai and Y. Mori. “Combined Nongray Conductive and Radiative Heat Transfer Simulation of a Single Building Glazing subjected to Solar and Thermal Radiation”, Solar Harvest Conference ANZSES, November 26-28 (2002) New Castle-Australia. Proc. CD-ROM. Paper number: 5c5
2- M. Khoukhi, S. Maruyama, S. Sakai and M. Behnia. “Non-gray Radiative and Conductive Heat Transfer Analysis of an Absorbing Emitting Solar Water Collector Glazing”, 40th National Heat Transfer symposium, 28-30 May (2003) Hiroshima- Japan. Proc. pp.767-768.
3- M. Khoukhi, S. Maruyama and S. Sakai. “A Simple Method for Determining the Optical Constants of a Clear Glass Window using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrophotometer”, 24th Japan Symposium on Thermophysical Properties, 6-8 October (2003) Okayama-Japan. Proc. pp.189-191.
4- M. Khoukhi, S. Maruyama and S. Sakai. “Non-gray Calculation of Plate Solar Collector with Clear and Low-iron Glasses taking into consideration the Absorption and Emission with Glass Covers”, 8th Arab International Solar Conference & Regional World Renewable Energy Congress, 8-10 March (2004) University of Bahrain Kingdom of Bahrain. Proc. Summary pp.179.
5- M. Khoukhi, S. Maruyama, S. Bosi, A. Komiya and M.Behnia. A simple approach for calculating the optical constants of a clear glass window from 0.19 to 5 μm”, 29th Annual Conference of Solar Energy Society of Canada University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. August 21st to 25th, (2004). Proc. CD-ROM. Paper number: WIN-05.
6- M. Khoukhi, H. Yoshino. “Air-flow patterns and Stack effect in high-rise building”. Tohoku Uni. (Japan).-Tsinghua Uni. (China) Joint Workshop, September 2005. Japan.
7- M. Khoukhi, S. Maruyama. “Combined Nongray Radiative and Conductive Heat Transfer in Single and Double Glazing Solar Collector Glass Covers Subjected to Solar and Thermal Radiation”. Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Thermal Engineering: Theory and Applications. January 3-6, 2006, Al-Ain, United Arab Emirates.
8- M. Khoukhi, H. Yoshino, S. Hayakawa, JH. Lee and KH. Woo. “Airflow Simulation for Preventing the Stack Effect in High Rise Buildings”. The 17th IASTED International Conference on Modeling and Simulation MS 2006. Montreal, Canada May 24-26, 2006.
9- R. Takaki, H. Yoshino, K. Mihara, M. Khoukhi. “Field survey on the airflow rate at inlet or outlet and maintenance of mechanical ventilation system in 12 houses”. Proceeding of AIJ Tohoku Chapter Architectural Research Meeting. 69/2006. (in Japanese), Japan.
10- M. Fujikawa, H. Yoshino, M. Khoukhi, S. Hayakawa, JH. Lee and KH. Woo. “Simulation of Stack Effect in a High-Rise Residential Building using COMIS Model –Verification about reduction effect of airflow by various measures-. Proceeding of AIJ Tohoku Chapter Architectural Research Meeting. 69/2006. (in Japanese), Japan.
11- M. Khoukhi, H. Yoshino, A. Mochida, N. Enteria, R. Takaki, A, Satake, R. Yoshie and T. Mitamura. “Study of the conventional twin rotor desiccant cooling system. Part 1: Experimental set up” Summary of Technical paper of Annual Meeting Architectural Institute of Japan, Japan.
12- N. Enteria, H. Yoshino, A. Mochida, M. Khoukhi, A, Satake, R. Yoshie and T. Mitamura. “Study of the conventional twin rotor desiccant cooling system. Part 2: Modeling and parametric investigation” Summary of Technical paper of Annual Meeting Architectural Institute of Japan, Japan.
13- M. Fujikawa, H. Yoshino, M. Khoukhi, S. Hayakawa, JH. Lee and KH. Woo. “Effect of reducing measures for air infiltration by stack effect in high-rise residential building using COMIS model”. Summary of Technical paper of Annual Meeting Architectural Institute of Japan. (in Japanese), Japan.
14- R. Takaki, H. Yoshino and M. Khoukhi. "Study on performance evaluation of mechanical systems for occupied houses". EPIC 2006 AIVC, France.
15- M. Khoukhi. “Stack pressure and airflow modeling in tall residential building during the cold period”. . The 3rd International Conference on Thermal Engineering: Theory and Application. May 21-23, 2007 Amman, Jordan.
Sample of Refereed Journals Papers
1- Khoukhi Maatouk, "A Simplified Procedure to Investigate Airflow Patterns inside Tall Buildings using COMIS", Architectural Science Review, volume 50, Number 4, December 2007, pp. 365-369
2- Khoukhi Maatouk, "Airflow patterns and stack pressure simulation in high rise residential building located in Seoul", Archnet-IJAR, International Journal of Architectural Research, volume 1, Issue 2- July 2007, pp. 92-99 (Paper)
3- M. Khoukhi, H. Yoshino and J. Liu. “The Effect of the Wind Speed Velocity on the Stack Pressure in Medium-rise Buildings in Cold Region of China”, Building and Environment Journal 42(2007) 1081-1088. Summary
4- M. Khoukhi. “Non-gray radiative and conductive heat transfer in single and double glazing solar collector glass covers. International Journal of Thermal Sciences 45 (2006) 579-585. Summary
5- M. Khoukhi, S. Maruyama, A. Komiya and M. Behnia. “Flat-plate Solar Collector Performance with Coated and Uncoated Glass Covers”, Heat Transfer Engineering Journal. 27, Number 1 (2006) 46-53. Summary
6- M. Khoukhi, S. Maruyama. “Theoretical Study of Solar Water Collector taking into account the Absorption and Emission within the Glass Layer. Solar Energy Journal 80 (2006) 787-794. Summary
7- M. Khoukhi, S. Maruyama. “Theoretical Approach of Flat Plate Solar Collector with Clear and Low-iron Glass Covers taking into account the Spectral Absorption and Emission within Glass Covers Layer”, International Journal of Renewable Energy 30 (2005) 1177-1194. Summary
8- M. Khoukhi, S. Maruyama, S. Sakai and M. Behnia. “Combined Non-gray Radiative and Conductive Heat Transfer in Solar Collector Glass Cover”, Solar Energy Journal 75 (2003) 285-293. Summary