Vol 34, Special Issue 1, January 2016

Constructal thermodynamics


Adrian Bejan

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0101

Numerical evaluation of the effect of type and shape of perforations on the buckling of thin steel plates by means of the constructal design method


Giulio Lorenzini, Daniel Helbig, Caio Cesar Cardoso da Silva, Mauro de Vasconcellos Real, Elizaldo Domingues dos Santos, Liércio André Isoldi and Luiz Alberto Oliveira Rocha

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0102

On the generalized concept of entropy for physical, extra-physical and chemical processes


Giovanni Nicoletti, Natale Arcuri, Roberto Bruno and Gerardo Nicoletti

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0103

Global channels of successful immigrant entrepreneurs illustrate the constructal law


Helene Cara Chester

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0104

Constructal structures with and without high-conductivity inserts for self-cooling


Erdal Cetkin

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0105

Molten salt flow and heat transfer in paddle heat exchangers


Kai Zhang, Jiangyong Du, Xinzhi Liu and Houlei Zhang

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0106

Design and flow in basketball


Juan Manuel Martín González, Yves de Saá Guerra, Juan Manuel García-Manso and Enrique Arriaza

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0107

The expanding of constructal law in economics – a justification for crossed flows of similar macro goods


Vasile Dogaru

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0108

Universal patterns and constructal law in open flow networks


Jiang Zhang, Xiaodan Lou and Liangzhu Guo

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0109

Thermodynamic optimization of three-thermal irreversible systems


Niccolo Giannetti, Andrea Rocchetti and Kiyoshi Saito

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp010

On realizable convection patterns in a saturated porous square section


Shigeo Kimura, Naotaka Ishikawa and Nobuyoshi Komatsu

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0111

Irreversibility in river flow


Umberto Lucia, Patrizia Buzzi and Giuseppe Grazzini

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0112

Geometrical evaluation of a resin infusion process by means of constructal design


Glaucileia M. C. Magalhães, Giulio Lorenzini, Maurício G. Nardi, Sandro C. Amico, Liércio A. Isoldi, Luiz A. O. Rocha, Jeferson A. Souza and Elizaldo D. dos Santos

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0113

Constructal design of the mixing zone inside a supersonic ejector


Giuseppe Grazzini, Federico Mazzelli and Adriano Milazzo

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0114

Shape and structure optimization of a magnetostrictive cored actuator


Alexandru M. Morega, Marius Popac, Mihaela Morega and Lucian Pîslaru-Dănescu

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0115

Constructal alkaline membrane fuel cell (AMFC) design


E. M. Sommer, J. V. C. Vargas, L. S. Martins and J. C. Ordonez

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0116

Corporate financial risk analysis according to the constructal law: exploring the composition of liabilities to assets


Antoinette Rehwinkel

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0117

Constructal law & thermoeconomics


Mauro Reini

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0118

Ad-hoc principles of “minimum energy expenditure” as corollaries of the constructal law The cases of river basins and human vascular systems


A. Heitor Reis

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0119

Optimization of continuous mixed-flow grain dryers by constructal theory


George Stanescu and Marcelo Risso

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0120

Biophilic urban developments following dynamic flows of tree-shaped architectures


Eleni Tracada

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0121

Constructal design of single microchannel heat sink with varying axial length and temperature-dependent fluid properties


O.O. Adewumi, T. Bello-Ochende and J.P. Meyer

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0122

Constructal tree-shaped designs for self-cooling


O. Yenigün and E. Çetkin

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0123

Numerical hyperthermia simulation for A 3-D triple-layered skin structure with embedded vascular countercurrent network and nanoparticles


Casey Orndorff and Weizhong Dai

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0124

Energy balance and second law analysis applied to buildings: an opportunity for Bejan’s theory


Cesare Biserni and Massimo Garai

DOI: 10.18280/ijht.34Sp0125