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Entropy: Thermodynamics – Energy – Environment – Economy

Entropie : thermodynamique – énergie – environnement – économie

Entropie - ISSN 2634-1476 - © ISTE Ltd

Aims and scope

Objectifs de la revue

In 1965, the first edition of the journal Entropie announced that thermodynamics was the basis for many industrial applications, but also for advanced techniques (aerospace, particle and universe physics, metrology). It is a science of energy and entropy, a branch that studies the properties of materials and fluids, conversion processes.


But since then, it has also become clear that thermodynamics and energy have a major role in the living world and its evolution. This aspect is therefore an integral part of the themes of this journal, as well as the relationship with the environment and the economy: are we not talking about thermo-economics, climate change with the temperature drift, a thermodynamic notion if ever there was one?


In summary, the "new edition" of Entropie confirms the previous major fundamental and applied themes, but also opens up to various everyday applications in our societies, and offers new sections on the living world, on the economy (thermo-economics) and the environment through a systemic approach.

Le premier éditorial de la revue Entropie annonçait, en 1965, que la thermodynamique est à la base de nombreuses applications industrielles, mais aussi de techniques de pointe (aérospatial, physique des particules et de l’univers, métrologie). Elle est une science de l’énergie et de l’entropie, branche qui étudie les propriétés des matériaux et des fluides, les processus de conversion.


Mais depuis lors, il est aussi apparu que la thermodynamique et l’énergie avait un rôle majeur dans le monde du vivant et de son évolution. Cet aspect fait donc partie intégrante des thèmes de la revue, de même que la relation à l’environnement et l’économie : ne parle-t-on pas de thermo économie, de changement climatique avec la dérive en température, notion thermodynamique s’il en est.


En résumé, la « nouvelle édition » d’Entropie confirme les thèmes majeurs antérieurs fondamentaux et appliqués, mais y ajoute une ouverture sur des applications diffuses de tous les jours dans nos sociétés, et de nouvelles rubriques du côté du monde du vivant, puis de l’économie (thermo-économie) et de l’environnement par une approche systémique.

Journal issues


Volume 20- 1

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Recent articles

Experimental study of wall heat transfers in an intercooler of an internal combustion engine

Experimental measurements by thermocouples and infrared thermography are made in the intercooler of a supercharged spark-ignition engine (engine displacement: 1.2L, compression ratio: 10.5:1, power: 95.6kW) for several (...)

Zero-dimensional turbulence modeling of a gasoline engine in a Miller cycle “Rightsizing” approach

New environmental regulations are encouraging automakers to focus on over-expanded cycles and to set aside the classic Otto cycle. The Miller cycle is part of this family of cycles and can be applied to spark ignition (...)


La Société Française de Thermique est une société savante qui a pour vocation le développement et le rayonnement des Sciences Thermiques en elles-mêmes et dans leurs applications (...)

Evaluation of large eddy simulation models in a turbulent channel flow asymmetrically heated : from integral values comparison to covariances analysis

This study deals with numerical simulation of anisothermal flows in gas pressurized solar receiver. A turbulent air flow, in a bi-periodical channel, at low Mach number and high Reynolds number is considered. A posteriori (...)

Ablation of ice bloc by a hot water jet – Application to SFR safety

Ablation of an ice bloc by a hot water jet is studied to understand the physical phenomena involved in the process, the final goal is to design SFR’s core-catcher. The system studied is comprised of a water jet and a (...)

Device for measuring the longitudinal effective thermal conductivity of strands adapted to different stages of carbonization

A device for for fibers axial thermal conductivity measurement has been developed and modeled by finite elements. The numerical model made it possible to minimize the radiative losses. Thermal conductivity measurements have (...)

In situ measurement of the heat transfer coefficient on a building wall surface: h-measurement device based on a harmonic excitation

This paper presents a novel in situ measurement method of the total heat transfer coefficient on a building wall. The device developed is based on harmonic thermal load of the wall surface. In situ tests of the method were (...)

Editorial Board

Editor in Chief

Michel FEIDT
Université de Lorraine

Vice Editor in Chief

Philippe GUIBERT
Sorbonne Université


Université de Gabès

Université de Franche-Comté

George DARIE
Université Politehnica de Bucarest
Lazlo KISS
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
Université Rovira i Virgili
Gianpaolo MANFRIDA
Université de Florence
Phillipe MATHIEU
Université de Liège
Université de Toulouse


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