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Se enumeran los artículos publicados en los cinco últimos años en revistas indexadas en el Science Citation Index Expanded.


Off-design analysis of a Hybrid Rankine-Brayton cycle used as the power block of a Solar Thermal Power Plant.
M Muñoz, A Rovira, C Sánchez, MJ Montes.
Energy. Aceptado para publicación, pendiente de asignación de número.
DOI: 10.1016/

Proposal and analysis of different methodologies for the shading and blocking efficiency in central receivers systems.
G Ortega, A Rovira
Solar Energy 144, 475-488

A new method for calculating conduction response factors for multilayer constructions based on frequency–Domain spline interpolation (FDSI) and asymptotic analysis.
JS Pérez, MA Chicote, F Varela, E Velasco Gómez
Energy & Buildings 148, 280-297.

The exergetic efficiency as a performance evaluation tool in reverse osmosis desalination plants in operation.
AM Blanco-Marigorta, A Lozano-Medina, JD Marcos.
Desalination 413, 19–28.

A critical review of definitions for exergetic efficiency in reverse osmosis desalination plants.
AM Blanco-Marigorta, A Lozano-Medina, JD Marcos.
Energy. Aceptado para publicación, pendiente de asignación de número


A new approach for the prediction of thermal efficiency in solar receivers.
R Barbero, A Rovira, MJ Montes, JMM Val.
Energy Conversion and Management 123, 498-511.

Thermoeconomic Coherence: A Methodology for the Analysis and Optimisation of Thermal Systems.
A Rovira, JM Martínez-Val, M Valdés
Entropy 18 (7), 250.

Performance model and thermal comparison of different alternatives for the Fresnel single-tube receiver.
MJ Montes, R Barbero, R Abbas, A Rovira
Applied Thermal Engineering 104, 162-175.

Thermal efficiency of direct, inverse and sCO 2 gas turbine cycles intended for small power plants.
M Valdés, R Abbas, A Rovira, J Martín-Aragón
Energy 100, 66-72.

Parabolic trough collector or linear Fresnel collector? A comparison of optical features including thermal quality based on commercial solutions.
R Abbas, MJ Montes, A Rovira, JM Martínez-Val
Solar Energy 124, 198-215.

Analysis and comparison of Integrated Solar Combined Cycles using parabolic troughs and linear Fresnel reflectors as concentrating systems.
A Rovira, R Barbero, MJ Montes, R Abbas, F Varela
Applied Energy 162, 990-1000.

COP optimisation of a triple-effect H2O/LiBr absorption cycle under off-design conditions.
R Lizarte, JD Marcos.
Applied Thermal Engineering 99, Pages 195–205.


Analysis and optimisation of combined cycles gas turbines working with partial recuperation.
A Rovira, C Sánchez, M Muñoz
Energy Conversion and Management 106, 1097-1108.

Proposal and study of a balanced hybrid Rankine–Brayton cycle for low-to-moderate temperature solar power plants.
A Rovira, M Muñoz, C Sánchez, JM Martínez-Val
Energy 89, 305-317.

Performance study of solar power plants with CO2 as working fluid. A promising design window.
J Muñoz-Antón, C Rubbia, A Rovira, JM Martínez-Val
Energy Conversion and Management 92, 36-46.

Simulation of the operation of a fleet of materials handling and transport vehicles, powered by fuel cells.
I Domínguez, A. Contreras, F. Posso, F Varela.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 40, 7678–7688.


A direct numerical integration (DNI) method to obtain wall thermal response factors.
F Varela, S Aroca, C González, A Rovira
Energy and Buildings 81, 363-370.

Performance of a 5kW e Organic Rankine Cycle at part-load operation.
M Ibarra, A Rovira, DC Alarcón-Padilla, J Blanco
Applied Energy 120, 147-158.

Thermodynamic cycles optimised for medium enthalpy units of concentrating solar power.
A Rovira, C Rubbia, M Valdés, JM Martínez-Val
Energy 67, 176-185.

On the improvement of annual performance of solar thermal power plants through exergy management.
A Rovira, MJ Montes, M Valdes, JM Martínez Val, F Varela
International Journal of Energy Research 38 (5), 658-673.

A First and Second Thermodynamics Law Analysis of a Hydrogen-Fueled Microgas Turbine for Combined Heat and Power Generation.
F Toja-Silva, A Rovira
Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power 136 (2), 021501.

A comparative analysis of configurations of linear Fresnel collectors for concentrating solar power.
MJ Montes, C Rubbia, R Abbas, JM Martinez-Val
Energy 73, 192-203.


Optimization of Brayton cycles for low-to-moderate grade thermal energy sources.
A Rovira, J Muñoz-Antón, MJ Montes, JM Martínez-Val
Energy 55, 403-416.

Comparison of heat transfer fluid and direct steam generation technologies for integrated solar combined cycles.
A Rovira, MJ Montes, F Varela, M Gil
Applied Thermal Engineering 52 (2), 264-274.

A methodology for the geometric design of heat recovery steam generators applying genetic algorithms.
MD Durán, M Valdés, A Rovira, E Rincón
Applied Thermal Engineering 52 (1), 77-83.

Experimental comparison of two solar-driven air-cooled LiBr/H2O absorption chillers: Indirect versus direct air-cooled system.
R Lizarte, M Izquierdo, JD Marcos, E Palacios
Energy and Buildings 62, 323–334.


Proposal of a fluid flow layout to improve the heat transfer in the active absorber surface of solar central cavity receivers.
MJ Montes, A Rovira, JM Martínez-Val, A Ramos
Applied Thermal Engineering 35, 220-232.

The harmonic method: A new procedure to obtain wall periodic cross response factors.
F Varela, FJ Rey, E Velasco Gómez, S Aroca.
International Journal of Thermal Sciences 58, 20–28.

Solar radiation concentration features in Linear Fresnel Reflector arrays.
R Abbas, MJ Montes, M Piera, JM Martínez-Val.
Energy Conversion and Management 54, 133–144.

New flat-fan sheets adiabatic absorber for direct air-cooled LiBr/H2O absorption machines: Simulation, parametric study and experimental results.
A González-Gil,M Izquierdo, JD Marcos, E Palacios.
Applied Energy 98, 162-173.

An innovative solar-driven directly air-cooled LiBr-H2O absorption chiller prototype for residential use.
R Lizarte, M Izquierdo, JD Marcos, E Palacios.
nergy and Buildings 47, 1-11.

Experimental analysis of solar thermal storage in a water tank with open side inlets.
E Palacios, DM Admiraal, JD Marcos, M Izquierdo.
Applied Energy 89, 401-412.

Experimental evaluation of a low-power direct air-cooled double-effect LiBr-H2O absorption prototype.
M Izquierdo, JD Marcos, ME Palacios, A González-Gil.
Energy 37, 737-748.