Special Issue "Recent Contributions of Female Scientists to Thermodynamics"

A special issue of Dynamics (ISSN 2673-8716).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (1 October 2022) | Viewed by 1196

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Prof. Dr. Tatiana Morosuk
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Chair of Exergy-based Methods for Refrigeration Systems, Institute for Energy Engineering, Technische Universität Berlin, Marchstrasse 18, 10587 Berlin, Germany
Interests: energy engineering and refrigeration; energy storage; applied thermodynamics; exergy-based methods; development of energy, cost, and environmentally effective energy-conversion technologies
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Dear colleagues,

Since the beginning of this discipline, the roles and contributions of women in the development of classical thermodynamics have never been clearly presented. Despite the large number of scientific papers and books co-authored by women during the 20th century, not many of them are known, even to experts. This runs contrary to the contributions woman make in chemistry-related areas of thermodynamics, which are better known because of the processes named after them.

The strategic goal for society is to ensure a stable, flexible, efficient, economically feasible, and ecologically clean future. The developments concerning these aspects are associated with thermodynamics.

Improving the individual technologies becomes more challenging from year-to-year, as thermodynamic inefficiencies approach unavoidable levels.

The purpose of this Special Issue is to emphasize the research activities of female scientists (lead researcher or co-author) in the field of thermodynamics. Thermodynamic research is often “an idea” that can become reality through a deep evaluation, optimization, and practical realization.

MDPI and Dynamics dedicate this project to the International Women’s Day. On behalf of all colleagues involved in this project, I would like to send you my best wishes for your health, success, and happiness.

We encourage our female colleagues to consider contributing to this Special Issue. If so, please send a short abstract to Prof. Morosuk before submitting the paper.

Prof. Dr. Tatiana Morosuk
Guest Editor

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  • engineering thermodynamics
  • molecular thermodynamics
  • applied thermodynamics
  • Advanced thermodynamics
  • physical Chemistry
  • thermodynamic-related topics

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Analysis of Mixing Processes of LPG Gases in Tanks When Transporting by Sea
Dynamics 2022, 2(3), 219-233; https://doi.org/10.3390/dynamics2030011 - 12 Jul 2022
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The present study is an analysis of the processes in the components of the LPG (propane/butane) reliquefaction plant under the conditions of co-mingling in tanks when transporting by sea. For the analysis, the monitoring data of an LPG cargo operation have been used. [...] Read more.
The present study is an analysis of the processes in the components of the LPG (propane/butane) reliquefaction plant under the conditions of co-mingling in tanks when transporting by sea. For the analysis, the monitoring data of an LPG cargo operation have been used. An energy analysis of the mixture-based reliquefaction plant has been performed. The characteristics of the mixture in the tanks, the operating conditions of the reliquefaction plant, and the performance of the system have been considered. The method of equivalence has been applied for thermodynamic analysis. The result of the substitution of actual processes with equivalent ones allows for the accomplishment of the parameters control of each working fluid within the mixture as a pure working fluid. It is shown that the low-boiling component determines the operating parameters of the entire reliquefaction plant. The method of equivalence and visualization of the processes within the LPG as a mixture using the thermodynamic diagrams of pure working fluids is recommended to shorten the path to set up the appropriate reliquefaction plant management strategy. The energy analysis performed using the method of equivalent cycles has been validated with the existing reliquefaction plant characteristics. The inaccuracies are in the limit of 4%. Full article
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