# Sylvie R. Lorente

### Publications

**Book Chapters**

**Papers Published**

- Nguyen, T.S. and Lorente, S. and Carcasses, M.,
*The influence of temperature levels on chloride diffusion through mortar*, Advances in Cement Research, vol 19 no. 1 (2007), pp. 17 - 24 [17] [abs]. - Bejan, A. and Lorente, S.,
*Constructal tree-shaped flow structures*, Applied Thermal Engineering, vol 27 no. 4 (2007), pp. 755 - 761 [008] [abs]. - Lorente, S. and Voinitchi, D. and Begue-Escaffit, P. and Bourbon, X.,
*The single-valued diffusion coefficient for ionic diffusion through porous media*, J. Appl. Phys. (USA), vol 101 no. 2 (2007), pp. 24907 - 1 [1.2426375] [abs]. - Nguyen, T.S. and Lorente, S. and Carcasses, M.,
*The influence of temperature levels on chloride diffusion through mortar*, Adv. Cem. Res. (UK), vol 19 no. 1 (2007), pp. 17 - 24 [17] [abs]. - Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Heterogeneous porous media as multiscale structures for maximum flow access*, J. Appl. Phys. (USA), vol 100 no. 11 (2006), pp. 114909 - 1 [1.2396842] [abs]. - Begue, P. and Lorente, S.,
*Migration versus diffusion through porous media: Time-dependent scale analysis*, Journal of Porous Media, vol 9 no. 7 (2006), pp. 637 - 650 [abs]. - Bejan, A. and Lorente, S.,
*Design with constructal theory*, Int. J. Eng. Educ. (Ireland), vol 22 no. 1 (2006), pp. 140 - 7 [abs]. - Wechsatol, W. and Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Tree-shaped flow structures with local junction losses*, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol 49 no. 17-18 (2006), pp. 2957 - 2964 [047] [abs]. - Da Silva, A.K. and Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Constructal multi-scale structures for maximal heat transfer density*, Energy, vol 31 no. 5 (2006), pp. 620 - 635 [011] [abs]. - Bejan, A. and Lorente, S. and Wang, K.-M.,
*Networks of channels for self-healing composite materials*, Journal of Applied Physics, vol 100 no. 3 (2006), pp. 033528 - [1.2218768] [abs]. - Wang, K.-M. and Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Vascularized networks with two optimized channel sizes*, Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, vol 39 no. 14 (2006), pp. 3086 - 3096 [031] [abs]. - Robbe, M. and Sciubba, E. and Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Numerical analysis of a tree-shaped cooling structure for a 2-D Slab: A validation of a "constructally optimal" configuration*, Proceedings of 8th Biennial ASME Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, ESDA2006, vol 2006 (2006), pp. 10 - [abs]. - Rocha, L.A.O. and Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Conduction tree networks with loops for cooling a heat generating volume*, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol 49 no. 15-16 (2006), pp. 2626 - 2635 [017] [abs]. - Nguyen, T.S. and Lorente, S. and Carcasses, M.,
*Influence of the temperature on the chloride transport through cementitious materials*, Journal De Physique. IV : JP, vol 136 (2006), pp. 63 - 70 [jp4:2006136007] [abs]. - Lorente, S. and Ollivier, J.P.,
*Scale analysis of electrodiffusion through porous media*, Journal of Porous Media, vol 9 no. 4 (2006), pp. 307 - 320 [30] [abs]. - Bejan, A. and Lorente, S.,
*Constructal theory of generation of configuration in nature and engineering*, J. Appl. Phys. (USA), vol 100 no. 4 (2006), pp. 41301 - 1 [1.2221896] [abs]. - Bejan, A. and da Silva, A.K. and Lorente, S.,
*Constructual multi-scale structures for maximal heat transfer density*, Energy (UK), vol 31 no. 5 (2006), pp. 620 - 35 [011] [abs]. - Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Sveltness, freedom to morph, and the constructal design of multi-scale flow structures*, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Advanced Energy Systems Division (Publication) AES, vol 45 (2005), pp. 271 - 277 [abs]. - Frizon, F. and Lorente, S. and Auzuech, C.,
*Nuclear decontamination of cementitious materials by electrokinetics: An experimental study*, Cement and Concrete Research, vol 35 no. 10 (2005), pp. 2018 - 2025 [008] [abs]. - Da Silva, A.K. and Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Constructal multi-scale structures with asymmetric heat sources of finite thickness*, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol 48 no. 13 (2005), pp. 2662 - 2672 [028] [abs]. - Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Svelteness, freedom to morph, and constructal multi-scale flow structures*, International Journal of Thermal Sciences, vol 44 no. 12 (2005), pp. 1123 - 1130 [011] [abs]. - Khitab, A. and Lorente, S. and Ollivier, J.P.,
*Predictive model for chloride penetration through concrete*, Magazine of Concrete Research, vol 57 no. 9 (2005), pp. 511 - 520 [511] [abs]. - Wechsatol, W. and Bejan, A. and Lorente, S.,
*Tree-shaped flow architectures: Strategies for increasing optimization speed and accuracy*, Numerical Heat Transfer; Part A: Applications, vol 48 no. 8 (2005), pp. 731 - 744 [10407780500197707] [abs]. - Bejan, A. and Lorente, S.,
*Constructual theory of energy-system and flow configurations*, Int. J. Exergy (Switzerland), vol 2 no. 4 (2005), pp. 335 - 47 [IJEX.2005.007785] [abs]. - Wechsatol, W. and Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Tree-shaped networks with loops*, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol 48 no. 3-4 (2005), pp. 573 - 583 [020] [abs]. - Bejan, A. and Lorente, S.,
*Constructual multi-scale and multi-objective structures*, Int. J. Energy Res. (UK), vol 29 no. 7 (2005), pp. 689 - 710 [1100] [abs]. - da Silva, A.K. and Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Optimal distribution of discrete heat sources on a plate with laminar forced convection*, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol 47 no. 10-11 (2004), pp. 2139 - 2148 [009] [abs]. - da Silva, A.K. and Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Optimal distribution of discrete heat sources on a wall with natural convection*, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol 47 no. 2 (2004), pp. 203 - 214 [007] [abs]. - Lorente, S. and Wechsatol, W. and Bejan, A.,
*Tree-shaped flow structures for human-scale and small-scales applications*, Heat and Technology, vol 22 no. 1 (2004), pp. 15 - 25 [abs]. - Bejan, A. and Lorente, S.,
*Equilibrium and nonequilibrium flow system architectures*, Heat and Technology, vol 22 no. 1 (2004), pp. 85 - 92 [abs]. - Frizon, F. and Lorente, S. and Ollivier, J.P. and Thouvenot, P.,
*Modeling the decontamination by electromigration of a porous medium*, Journal of Porous Media, vol 7 no. 3 (2004), pp. 213 - 225 [50] [abs]. - Bejan, A. and Lorente, S.,
*The constructal law and the thermodynamics of flow systems with configuration*, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol 47 no. 14-16 (2004), pp. 3203 - 3214 [007] [abs]. - Lorente, S.,
*Key issues regarding Domotic applications*, Proceedings. 2004 International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies: From Theory to Applications (IEEE Cat. No.04EX852) (2004), pp. 121 - 2 [abs]. - Da Silva, A.K. and Bejan, A. and Lorente, S.,
*Maximal heat transfer density in vertical morphing channels with natural convection*, Numerical Heat Transfer; Part A: Applications, vol 45 no. 2 (2004), pp. 135 - 152 [abs]. - Gosselin, L. and Bejan, A. and Lorente, S.,
*Combined 'heat flow and strength' optimization of geometry: Mechanical structures most resistant to thermal attack*, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol 47 no. 14-16 (2004), pp. 3477 - 3489 [020] [abs]. - da Silva, A.K. and Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Constructual multi-scale tree-shaped heat exchangers*, J. Appl. Phys. (USA), vol 96 no. 3 (2004), pp. 1709 - 18 [1.1766089] [abs]. - Bejan, A. and Lorente, S.,
*The constructual law and the thermodynamics of flow systems with configuration*, Int. J. Heat Mass Transf. (UK), vol 47 no. 14-16 (2004), pp. 3203 - 14 [007] [abs]. - da Silva, A.K. and Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Optimal distribution of discrete heat sources on a plate with laminar forced convection*, Int. J. Heat Mass Transf. (UK), vol 47 no. 10-11 (2004), pp. 2139 - 48 [009] [abs]. - da Silva, A.K. and Bejan, A. and Lorente, S.,
*Maximal heat transfer density in vertical morphing channels with natural convection*, Numer. Heat Transf. A, Appl. (UK), vol 45 no. 2 (2004), pp. 135 - 52 [10407780390236389] [abs]. - da Silva, A.K. and Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Optimal distribution of discrete heat sources on a wall with natural convection*, Int. J. Heat Mass Transf. (UK), vol 47 no. 2 (2004), pp. 203 - 14 [007] [abs]. - Lorente, S. and Carcassees, M. and Ollivier, J.P.,
*Penetration of ionic species into saturated porous media: The case of concrete*, International Journal of Energy Research, vol 27 no. 10 (2003), pp. 907 - 917 [925] [abs]. - Wechsatol, W. and Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Dendritic heat convection on a disc*, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol 46 no. 23 (2003), pp. 4381 - 4391 [S0017-9310(03)00295-3] [abs]. - Lorente, S. and Wechsatol, W. and Bejan, A.,
*Optimization of tree-shaped flow distribution structures over a disc-shaped area*, International Journal of Energy Research, vol 27 no. 8 (2003), pp. 715 - 723 [907] [abs]. - Bejan, A. and Lorente, S.,
*Thermodynamic formulation of the constructal law*, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Advanced Energy Systems Division (Publication) AES, vol 43 (2003), pp. 163 - 172 [abs]. - Frizon, F. and Lorente, S. and Ollivier, J.P. and Thouvenot, P.,
*Transport model for the nuclear decontamination of cementitious materials*, Computational Materials Science, vol 27 no. 4 (2003), pp. 507 - 516 [S0927-0256(03)00051-X] [abs]. - Lorente, S.,
*Two-objective optimization and robustness*, Institute of Physics Conference Series, vol 180 (2003), pp. 359 - 368 [abs]. - Wechsatol, W. and Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Optimal tree-shaped networks for fluid flow in a disc-shaped body*, Int. J. Heat Mass Transf. (UK), vol 45 no. 25 (2002), pp. 4911 - 24 [S0017-9310(02)00211-9] [abs]. - Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Combined 'flow and strength' geometric optimization: Internal structure in a vertical insulating wall with air cavities and prescribed strength*, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol 45 no. 16 (2002), pp. 3313 - 3320 [S0017-9310(02)00052-2] [abs]. - Wechsatol, W. and Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Optimal tree-shaped networks for fluid flow in a disc-shaped body*, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol 45 no. 25 (2002), pp. 4911 - 4924 [S0017-9310(02)00211-9] [abs]. - Lorente, S. and Wechsatol, W. and Bejan, A.,
*Tree-shaped flow structures designed by minimizing path lengths*, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol 45 no. 16 (2002), pp. 3299 - 3312 [S0017-9310(02)00051-0] [abs]. - Lorente, S. and Lartigue, B.,
*Maximization of heat flow through cavity with natural convection and deformable boundaries*, International Communications in Heat and Mass Transfer, vol 29 no. 5 (2002), pp. 633 - 642 [S0735-1933(02)00382-2] [abs]. - Lorente, S. and Lacarriere, B. and Lartigue, B.,
*Influence of the geometry on heat transfer by natural convection in a rectangular cavity*, Heat and Technology, vol 20 no. 2 (2002), pp. 75 - 80 [abs]. - Rocha, L.A.O. and Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Constructal design for cooling a disc-shaped area by conduction*, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol 45 no. 8 (2002), pp. 1643 - 1652 [S0017-9310(01)00269-1] [abs]. - Wechsatol, W. and Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Development of tree-shaped flows by adding new users to existing networks of hot water pipes*, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol 45 no. 4 (2002), pp. 723 - 733 [S0017-9310(01)00200-9] [abs]. - Bejan, A. and Lorente, S.,
*Thermodynamic optimization of flow architecture: Dendritic structures and optimal sizes of components*, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Advanced Energy Systems Division (Publication) AES, vol 42 (2002), pp. 83 - 91 [abs]. - Lorente, S.,
*Heat losses through building walls with closed, open and deformable cavities*, Int. J. Energy Res. (UK), vol 26 no. 7 (2002), pp. 611 - 32 [807] [abs]. - Wechsatol, W. and Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Tree-shaped insulated designs for the uniform distribution of hot water over an area*, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, vol 44 no. 16 (2001), pp. 3111 - 3123 [S0017-9310(00)00338-0] [abs]. - Lartigue, B. and Lorente, S. and Bourret, B.,
*Multicellular laminar natural convection in vertical bent cavities*, Heat and Technology, vol 19 no. 1 (2001), pp. 51 - 60 [abs]. - Lartigue, B. and Lorente, S. and Bourret, B. and Escudie, R.,
*PIV investigation of multicellular laminar natural flow in vertical bent cavities*, Exp. Heat Transf. (UK), vol 14 no. 2 (2001), pp. 89 - 106 [08916150118718] [abs]. - Vasile, C. and Lorente, S. and Perrin, B.,
*Study of convective phenomena inside cavities coupled with heat and mass transfers through porous media - application to vertical hollow bricks - a first approach*, Electric Power Systems Research, vol 45 no. 3 (1998), pp. 163 - 171 [S0378-7796(97)01215-7] [abs]. - Lorente, S. and Petit, M. and Javelas, R.,
*Effects of temperature conditions on the thermal resistance of walls made with different shapes vertical hollow bricks*, Energy and Buildings, vol 28 no. 3 (1998), pp. 237 - 240 [S0378-7788(97)00059-5] [abs]. - Vasile, C. and Lorente, S. and Perrin, B.,
*Study of convective phenomena inside cavities coupled with heat and mass transfers through porous media - application to vertical hollow bricks - a first approach*, Energy and Buildings, vol 28 no. 3 (1998), pp. 229 - 235 [S0378-7788(97)00058-3] [abs]. - Vasile, C. and Lorente, S. and Perrin, B.,
*Study of convective phenomena inside cavities coupled with heat and mass transfers through porous media-application to vertical hollow bricks-a first approach*, Electr. Power Syst. Res. (Switzerland), vol 45 no. 3 (1998), pp. 163 - 71 [S0378-7796(97)01215-7] [abs]. - Lorente, S. and Petit, M. and Javelas, R.,
*Simplified analytical model for thermal transfer in vertical hollow brick*, Energy and Buildings, vol 24 no. 2 (1996), pp. 95 - 103 [0378-7788(95)00965-5] [abs]. - Lorente, S. and Arriaga, J. and Araujo, G.L. and Perez, J.,
*First cycle telecommunications engineers in Spain: professional profile and training needs*, Proceedings. Frontiers in Education 1995 25th Annual Conference. Engineering Education for the 21st Century (Cat. No.95CH35867), vol vol.1 (1995), pp. 3 - 4 [abs]. - Lorente, S.,
*Professional expectations and career motivations among engineering students: a case study of the students of the Telecommunications School of the â€œUniversidad Politecnica de Madridâ€, Spain*, Proceedings. Frontiers in Education. Twenty-Fourth Annual Conference. Educating Engineers for World Competition (Cat. No.94CH35723) (1994), pp. 245 - 9 [FIE.1994.580524] [abs]. - Lorente, S. and Araujo, G.L. and Meza, R.,
*Academic failure in the first school year of the telecommunications school of the â€œUniversidad Politecnica de Madridâ€*, Proceedings. Frontiers in Education. Twenty-Third Annual Conference. Engineering Education: Renewing America's Technology (Cat. No.93CH3373-8) (1993), pp. 326 - 31 [FIE.1993.405509] [abs]. - Kim, S. and Lorente, S. and Bejan, A.,
*Vascularized materials: tree-shaped flow architectures matched canopy to canopy*, J. Appl. Phys. (USA), vol 100 no. 6 (15), pp. 63525 - 1 [1.2349479] [abs]. - Lartigue, B. and Lorente, S. and Bourret, B.,
*Multicellular natural convection in a high aspect ratio cavity: experimental and numerical results*, Int. J. Heat Mass Transf. (UK), vol 43 no. 17 (0), pp. 3157 - 70 [S0017-9310(99)00362-2] [abs].