Enrico Sciubba

Professor of Turbomachinery & Energy Systems, University of Roma Sapienza M.Eng., University of Roma 1, 1972; Ph.D., Rutgers University, NJ, 1981 Teaching: Turbomachinery (9 ECTU), Fluid Machinery for Energy Conversion Systems (in English, 9 ECTU) Research: Exergy; CFD of Turbomachinery and Heat Exchangers; Mass- and Thermal Diffusion; Advanced Energy Conversion Systems; Applications of AI in Energy Systems; Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics Editor-in-Chief, Energies (MDPI Publishers), IF 2.4 Promoter of the Spinoff CAESAR, member of the Spinoff ESD (both at Roma Sapienza) Over 200 refereed publications, 4 books, 5 patents Consultant in Hydro- and Thermal energy conversion plants

Enrico Sciubba: Selected Publications

–       Books  Published by an International Publisher

  1. E. Sciubba, R. Melli: Artificial Intelligence in Thermal Systems Design: Concepts and Applications, Nova Science-Pergamon Press, November 1998.
  2. Sciubba: Lezioni di Turbomacchine, Euroma, Roma 2001 (in italian)

–       Reviewed Papers in Archival Journals

  • Sciubba: Cogeneration plant for CUA Campus: a case study, Energy Engineering, vol. 82 #2, 1985.
  • Sciubba, S.C. Gonzales, R.L. Peskin: A two-dimensional second-order model for turbulent flow in the upper atmosphere, Mathematics and Computers in Simulation XXVII (6), 1986.
  • Sciubba: Bed-to-tube heat exchange coefficient in a small, fine-particled, cold fluidized bed, Intern. Comm. in Heat & Mass Transfer, #5, 1986.
  • Sciubba: The non-nuclear reconversion of the Montalto BWR/6-Mark III plant: a technical and economical assessment of the proposed options, JERT, 111, n.6, 1989.
  • Melli, B. Paoletti, E. Sciubba: An interactive expert system approach to powerplant design and optimization, IJEEE Jnl., 3/1992.
  • Bejan, E. Sciubba: The optimal spacing of parallel plates cooled by forced convection, Int. J. of H. & M. Transf., 35, n. 12, 1992.
  • Mereu, E. Sciubba, A. Bejan: The optimal cooling of a stack of heat generating boards with fixed pressure drop, flowrate or pumping power, Int. J. of H. & M. Transf., 6, 1993.
  • J. Moran, E. Sciubba: Exergy analysis: principles and practice, JERT, 116, n. 4, 1994.
  • Melli, V. Naso, E. Sciubba: Modular repowering on powerplants with nominal ratings lower than 180 MW: a rational design approach and its application to the italian utility system, JERT, 116, n. 9, 1994.
  • Wall, E. Sciubba,V .Naso: Exergy use in the italian society, Energy 19, n.12, 1994.
  • Sciubba: Modeling the energetic and exergetic self-sustainability of societies with different structures, JERT, 117, n. 6, 1995.
  • Sciubba: Numerical process- and plant simulation methods, Chem. Eng. Techn., n.6, 1996
  • Sciubba: A minimum entropy generation procedure for the discrete pseudo-optimization of finned-tube heat exchangers, Rev. Gen. Therm., n. 35, 1996.
  • Melli, E. Sciubba: A prototype expert system for the conceptual synthesis of thermal processes, J. En. Convers. & Management, vo1.38, n. 15-17, 1997
  • Sciubba: Toward automatic process simulators: modular numerical procedures, JERT n. 7, 1998.
  • Sciubba: Toward automatic process simulators: an expert system for process synthesis, JERT n. 7, 1998.
  • Natalini, E. Sciubba: Minimisation of the local rates of entropy production in the design of air- cooled gas turbine blades, J. Eng. Gas T. & Power v. 121, n. 3, July 1999.
  • F. Falcetta, E.Sciubba: Transient simulation of a real multi-stage flashing desalination process, Desalination 122, 1999.
  • F. Falcetta, E. Sciubba: Exergy-based analysis of the start-up transient of a combined cycle plant, Entropie 221/222, 1999.
  • Maiorano, E. Sciubba: Heat Exchangers Networks Synthesis and Optimisation Performed by an Exergy-Based Expert Assistant, IJOT v. 3, n. 1, 2000.
  • Sciubba: Beyond Thermoeconomics? The concept of Extended Exergy Accounting and its application to the analysis and design of Thermal Systems, IJEx v.1, n.1, 2001.
  • Fiorini, E. Sciubba, C. Sommariva: A new formulation for the non-equilibrium allowance in MSF processes, Desalination 136, 2001.
  • Gamma, E.Sciubba, D.Zingaro, G.E. Farello: Fluid dynamic behaviour of heat exchangers with active cavities: a numerical study, Int. J. of Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A, v.42, 2002.
  • Sciubba: Artificial Intelligence And Energy Systems: Scope And Definitions, EOLSS-E3-19, 2002
  • Sciubba: Design And Off-Design Simulation Of Complex Energy Systems, EOLSS-E3-19, 2002
  • A. Frangopoulos, E. Sciubba: Modeling, Simulation And Optimization In Energy Systems, in Exergy, Energy System Analysis, and Optimization, EOLSS-E3-19, 2002
  • Sciubba: Modeling And Simulation Methods, EOLSS-E3-19, 2002
  • Sciubba: Artificial Intelligence In Process Design, EOLSS-E3-19, 2002
  • Sciubba, P.Frankl: Life-Cycle, Environmental And Social Considerations – Sustainability, EOLSS C08/E3-19-05-01, 2002
  • Sciubba: Extended Exergy Accounting applied to energy recovery from waste: the concept of total recycling, Energy, 28, n.13, 2003.
  • Sciubba: Cost Analysis of Energy Conversion Systems via a Novel Resource-based Quantifier, Energy, 28, n.5, 2003.
  • A. Frangopoulos, M.R. von Spakovsky, E. Sciubba: A Brief Review of Methods for the Design and Synthesis Optimization of Energy Systems, IJAT v. 6, n. 1, 2003.
  • Biagetti, E. Sciubba: Automatic diagnostics and prognostics of energy conversion processes via Knowledge-Based Systems, Energy, 29, n.12-15, 2004.
  • Sciubba: Hybrid Semi-Quantitative Monitoring and Diagnostics of Energy Conversion Processes, I.J.oT., 2004
  • Sciubba: From Engineering Economics to Extended Exergy Accounting: a possible path from “monetary” to “resource-based” costing, J.Ind.Ecol., v.8, n.4, 2004
  • Sciubba: Do the Navier-Stokes Equations Admit of a Variational Formulation?, Ch. 10 in S.Sieniutycz & H.Farkas Eds.: Variational & Extremum principles in Macroscopic systems, Elsevier, 2005
  • Sciubba, S. Ulgiati: Emergy and Exergy analyses: complementary methods or irreducible ideological options?, Energy, 30, n.10, 2005
  • Capata, E.Sciubba: An Innovative Solution for Suburban Railroad Transportation: The GT-Hybrid Train, IJoT v. 8, n.1, 2005, pp 55-66..
  • Robbe, E.Sciubba: A CFD-aided design procedure for compact heat exchangers, Num. Heat Transf., v.48, 2005
  • Mastromanno, J.Petrucci, E.Sciubba: HENEA-3: an Expert Assistant for the synthesis of Heat Exchanger Networks based on the minimisation of the local entropy generation, IJER 30, 2005
  • Sciubba: Exergo-Economics: Thermodynamic Foundation For A More Rational Resource Use, IJER 29, n.7, 2005
  • L.Iandoli, E.Sciubba, 3-D Numerical calculation of the local entropy generation rates in a radial compressor stage, I.J. of Th., v.8, n.2, pp.83-94, 2005
  • Fiorini, E.Sciubba: Thermoeconomic analysis of a MSF desalination plant, Desalination v. 182, n.1-3, 2005
  • Amati, P.Fiorini, E.Sciubba: Exergy-based comparative assessment of “Zero CO2 Emission” Coal Gasification Processes feeding H2-Fuelled Power Plants, IJoT, v.9, n.3, 2006.
  • Amati, C.Bruno, E.Sciubba, D.Simone: Development of a novel modular simulation tool for the exergy analysis of a scramjet engine at cruise conditions, IJoT, v.9, n.4, dec. 2006
  • Capata, E.Sciubba: The concept of the Gas Turbine-based Hybrid Vehicle: System, Design and Configuration Issues. IJER, vol. 30 (2006), p. 671-684
  • Capata, E.Sciubba: Preliminary study of a Nano gas turbine. IJOT, vol. 8-2 (2006).; p. 81-91
  • Sciubba, N.Zeoli: A Study of Sootblower Erosion in Waste-Incinerating Heat Boilers, JERT, march 2007
  • Belli, E.Sciubba: Extended Exergy Accounting as a general method for assessing the primary resource consumption of Social and Industrial Systems, Int. J. Exergy, v.4,n.4, 2007
  • Sciubba, G.Wall: A brief commented history of exergy: from the beginnings to 2004, Int. J. of Thermodynamics, v.10, n.1, p.1-26 , 2007
  • Cennerilli, E.Sciubba: Application of the CAMEL process simulator to the dynamic simulation of gas turbines, Energy Conversion and Management, V.48, n. 11, November 2007, Pages 2792-2801
  • Sciubba, S.Bastianoni, E.Tiezzi: Exergy and Extended Exergy Accounting of Very Large Complex Systems with an application to the Province of Siena, Italy, J.Env. Mgmt. v.86, n.2, jan. 2008, pp.372-382
  • Amati, C.Bruno, E.Sciubba, D.Simone: Exergy analyis of hypersonic propulsion systems: performance comparison of two different scramjet configurations at cruise conditions, Energy, v.33, n.4, 2008
  • Dewulf, H.Langenhove, B.Muys, S.Bruers, B.Bakshi, G.Grubb, D.Paulus, E.Sciubba: Exergy: its potential and limitations in environmental science and technology, J. Env. Sci. & Techn., v.x, n.y, 2008
  • L.Iandoli, E.Sciubba, N.Zeoli: The computation of the entropy generation rate for turbomachinery design applications: some theoretical remarks and practical examples, Int. J. Energy Technology and Policy, Vol. 6, Nos. 1/2, 64-95, 2008
  • E.Sciubba: Exergy destruction as an ecological indicator, Elsevier Enc. of Ecology – MS 107, July 2008
  • E.Sciubba: Some remarks about the computation of the entropy generation rate in turbomachinery, IJTP, 2008
  • Sciubba: Why Emergy- and Exergy Analyses are not commensurable methods of System analysis, IJEx, v.6, n.4, 2009, 523-549
  • Ridolfi, E.Sciubba, E.Tiezzi: A multi-criteria assessment of six energy conversion processes for H2 production, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 2009
  • Amati, E.Sciubba, C.Toro, L.Andreassi: Modelling and Simulation of a Hybrid Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Coupled with a Gas Turbine Power Plant, IJOT v.12, n.3, sept. 2009
  • Robbe, E.Sciubba: Derivation of the optimal internal cooling geometry of a prismatic slab: Comparison of constructal and non-constructal geometries, Energy 34 (2009) 2167–2174
  • Sciubba, F.Zullo: Exergy-Based Population Dynamics: A Thermodynamic View Of The Sustainability Concept, J.Ind. Ecol., jul 2010
  • Sciubba, F.Zullo: Is Sustainability a Thermodynamic concept?, IJEx, jul 2010
  • Talens-Peirò, G.Villalba-Mendez, E.Sciubba, X.Gabarrell, 2010: Extended exergy accounting applied to biodiesel production, Energy 35 (7), 2861-2869
  • Minotti, E.Sciubba: LES of a Meso Combustion Chamber with a detailed chemistry model: comparison between the Flamelet and EDM models, Energies 2010, 3, 1943-1959
  • Sciubba: Entropy Generation Minima in Different Configurations of the Branching of a Fluid-Carrying Pipe in Laminar Isothermal Flow, Entropy 2010, 12, 1855-1866
  • Sciubba: A revised calculation of the econometric factors a– and b for the Extended Exergy Accounting method, Ecol. Mod. 2011, v.222, n.4,1060-1066
  • Sciubba: Entropy Generation Minimization as a Design Tool. Part 1: Analysis of Different Configurations of Branched and Non-branched Laminar Isothermal Flow Through a Circular Pipe, IJoT 13, 4 (7), 2011
  • Sciubba: What did Lotka really say?A critical reassessment of the “Maximum Power Principle”, Ecol. Mod. v. 222, n. 8. 1347-1353. 2011
  • Hernández-Guerrero, S. E. Diaz-Mendez, E.Sciubba: Extended Exergy Accounting Applied To The Flaring Practice In Oil Fields, IJEx 2011
  • Sciubba: An exergy-based Ecological Indicator as a measure of our resource use footprint, IJEx v.10 n.3, 2012
  • Sciubba: A Thermodynamically Correct Treatment of Externalities with an Exergy-Based Numeraire, Sustainability 2012, 4, 933-957
  • Sciubba, F.Zullo: An exergy-based model for population dynamics: adaptation, mutualism, commensalism and selective extinction, Sustainability 2012
  • Sciubba, 2013: Can an Environmental Indicator valid both at the local and global scales be derived on a thermodynamic basis? Ecological Indicators, v.29, June 2013 125–137
  • Seçkin, E.Sciubba, A.R.Bayulken, 2012: An application of the Extended Exergy Accounting method to the Turkish Society, year 2006, Energy v.40, 151-163
  • Melli, E.Sciubba, C.Toro, 2012: An Improved POD Technique for the Optimization of MSF Processes, Int. J. of Applied Thermodynamics 15(4), 231-238
  • A.Cheremnykh, M.Cianfrini, E.Sciubba, C.Toro, 2013: An Integrated Exergy Approach for the Optimal Matching of Internal and External Heating Plants in Building Conditioning Systems, Energy and Buildings 04/2013
  • Seçkin, E.Sciubba, A.R.Bayulken, 2013: Extended Exergy Analysis of Turkish Transportation Sector, J. Cleaner Production,47, 422-436.
  • Sciubba, F.Zullo: Stable and periodic solutions of an exergy-based model of population dynamics, Energy, 58, September 2013, 202–209
  • Giangaspero, E.Sciubba: Application of the Entropy Generation Minimization Method to a Solar Heat Exchanger: a pseudo-optimization design process based on the analysis of the local entropy generation maps, Energy, March 2013
  • Lucia, E.Sciubba, 2013: From Lotka to the entropy generation approach, Physica A 392. 3634–3639
  • Capata, E.Sciubba, 2013: The Low Emission Turbogas Hybrid Vehicle Concept— Preliminary Simulation and Vehicle Packaging, J.Energy Res. Techn., September 2013, v.135
  • Capata, E.Sciubba, 2013: The Lethe® City Car of the University of Roma 1: Final Proposed Configuration, Energy, v.58, Sep. 2013, 178–184
  • Colombo, M.Rocco, E.Sciubba, 2013: Advances in exergy analysis: a novel assessment of the Extended Exergy Accounting method, Appl. En. v.113, 1405-1420
  • Capata, L.Marino, E.Sciubba, 2014: A hybrid propulsion system for a high-endurance UAV: configuration selection, aerodynamic study and gas turbine bench tests, J. Unmanned Vehicle Systems 2: 16–35
  • Dai, B.Chen, E.Sciubba, 2014: Ecological accounting for China based on Extended Exergy – A sustainability perspective, Renewable & Sustainable En. Rev., v.37, 334-347
  • Dai, B.Chen, E.Sciubba, 2014: Extended exergy based ecological accounting for the transportation sector in China, Renewable & Sustainable En. Rev., v.32, 229-237
  • Sallustio, E.Sciubba, 2013: Energy recovery from biomass: process simulation and second law analysis of an anaerobic digester coupled with an internal combustion engine, IJoT v.16, n.3, Sept. 2013
  • Sciubba, F.Zullo, 2014: An exergy-based analysis of the co-evolution of different species sharing common resourcesEcological Modelling, v. 273, n.10, February 2014, 277-283
  • Rocco, E.Colombo, C.Toro, E.Sciubba, 2014: An exergy-based approach to the joint economic and environmental impact assessment of possible photovoltaic scenarios: a case study at a regional level in Italy, Ecological Modelling, online 25 November 2014
  • Sciubba, 2014: A Critical Interpretation and Quantitative Extension of the Sama-Szargut Second Law Rules in an Extended Exergy Perspective, Energies, v.7, 5357-5373
  • Sciacovelli, V.Verda, E.Sciubba, 2014: Entropy generation analysis as a design tool – A review, Ren. Sust. Energy Reviews 12/2014 43:1167
  • Sekulic, E.Sciubba,M.Moran, 2015: Entransy: A misleading concept for the analysis and optimization of thermal systems, Energy 80, 251-253
  • Sciubba, 2015: Air-cooled gas turbine cycles – Part 1: An analytical method for the preliminary assessment of blade cooling flow rates, Energy v.xx, n.yy, zzz-zzz+k
  • Capata, E.Sciubba, 2015: Experimental Fitting of the Re-Scaled Balje Maps for Low-Reynolds Turbomachinery, Energies, v.xx, n.xxx
  • Sciubba, 2016: A Critical Reassessment of the Hess–Murray Law, Entropy xx, 5 aug 2016

     

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