Publications and communications of Rémi Dickes

Vega Benavente, J. I., Cuevas, C., Dickes, R., & Lemort, V. (16 September 2021). Application of a semi-empirical modelling approach to a Two-Stage Rotary CO2 compressor [Paper presentation]. 9th Conference on Ammonia and CO2 Refrigeration Technologies, Ohrid, North Macedonia. doi:10.18462/iir.nh3-co2.2021.0027

Dickes, R., Desideri, A., Casati, E., & Quoilin, S. (2021). From 1885 To Nowadays: A (Short) Techno-historical Review Of Solar Organic Rankine Cycle Systems. In Proceedings of the 6th International Seminar on ORC Power Systems. Technical University of Munich.

Dickes, R., Dumont, O., & Lemort, V. (July 2020). Experimental assessment of the fluid charge distribution in an organic Rankine cycle (ORC) power system. Applied Thermal Engineering, 179. doi:10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2020.115689

Sartor, K., & Dickes, R. (08 May 2020). Experimental Validation of Heat Transport Modelling in Large Solar Thermal Plants. Energies, 13 (9), 2343. doi:10.3390/en13092343

Petrollese, M., Dickes, R., & Lemort, V. (2020). Experimentally-validated models for the off-design simulation of a medium-size solar organic Rankine cycle unit. Energy Conversion and Management, 224 (113307). doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2020.113307

Dickes, R. (2019). Charge-sensitive methods for the off-design performance characterization of organic Rankine cycle (ORC) power systems [Doctoral thesis, ULiège - Université de Liège]. ORBi-University of Liège.

Dickes, R., Dumont, O., & Lemort, V. (2019). Infrared imaging of a multi-zone condenser for heat transfer coefficients assessment. In Proceedings of ECOS 2019.

Dumont, O., Dickes, R., Ismael, M., & Lemort, V. (2019). Mapping of performance of pumped thermal energy storage (Carnot battery) using waste heat recovery. In ORC 2019 proceedings.

Ziviani, D., Dickes, R., Lemort, V., Braun, J. E., & Groll, E. A. (2018). Effects of the Working Fluid Charge in Organic Rankine Cycle Power Systems: Numerical and Experimental Analyses. In Organic Rankine Cycle Technology for Heat Recovery. IntechOpen. doi:10.5772/intechopen.78026

Desideri, A., Dickes, R., Bonilla, J., Valenzuela, L., Quoilin, S., & Lemort, V. (01 November 2018). Steady-state and dynamic validation of a parabolic trough collector model using the ThermoCycle Modelica library. Solar Energy, 174. doi:10.1016/j.solener.2018.08.026

Dickes, R., Dumont, O., Quoilin, S., & Lemort, V. (2018). Online Measurement Of The Working Fluid Mass Repartition In A Small-Scale Organic Rankine Cycle Power System. In Proceedings of Purdue 2018.

Dickes, R., Dumont, O., Thiebaut, J., Orosz, M., Mueller, A., & Lemort, V. (2018). Experimental performance of a field of parabolic trough collectors for small-scale power generation. In Proceedings of ECOS 2018.

Sartor, K., Dickes, R., Resimont, T., & Dewallef, P. (June 2018). Experimental validation of heat transport modeling in large solar thermal plant [Paper presentation]. ECOS2018: the 31st International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems.

Dickes, R., Dumont, O., Guillaume, L., Quoilin, S., & Lemort, V. (15 February 2018). Charge-sensitive modelling of organic Rankine cycle power systems for off-design performance simulation. Applied Energy, 212, 1262-1281. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.01.004

Dumont, O., Dickes, R., De Rosa, M., Douglas, R., & Lemort, V. (2018). Technical and economic optimization of subcritical, wet expansion and transcritical Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) systems coupled with a biogas power plant. Energy Conversion and Management, 157, 294-306. doi:10.1016/j.enconman.2017.12.022

Dumont, O., Parthoens, A., Dickes, R., & Lemort, V. (2018). Experimental investigation and optimal performance assessment of four volumetric expanders (scroll, screw, piston and roots) tested in a small-scale organic Rankine cycle system. Energy. doi:10.1016/

Dickes, R., Dumont, O., Quoilin, S., & Lemort, V. (September 2017). Performance correlations for characterizing the optimal off-design operation of an ORC power system. Energy Procedia, 129, 907-914. doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2017.09.100

Dickes, R., Guillaume, L., Dumont, O., Quoilin, S., & Lemort, V. (2017). Effects of void fraction and heat transfer correlations in a charge-sensitive ORC model – a comparison with experimental data. In Proceedings of ECOS 2017.

Dickes, R., Dumont, O., Daccord, R., Quoilin, S., & Lemort, V. (15 March 2017). Modelling of organic Rankine cycle power systems in off-design conditions: an experimentally-validated comparative study. Energy, 123, 710-727. doi:10.1016/

Dumont, O., Dickes, R., & Lemort, V. (2017). Extrapolability and limitations of a semi-empirical model for the simulation of volumetric expanders. Energy Procedia. doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2017.09.198

Dumont, O., Dickes, R., & Lemort, V. (2017). Experimental investigation of four volumetric expanders. Energy Procedia. doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2017.09.206

Guillaume, L., Legros, A., Dickes, R., & Lemort, V. (2017). Thermo-economic optimization during preliminary design phase of organic Rankine cycle systems for waste heat recovery from exhaust and recirculated gases of heavy duty trucks. In IMechE, Vehicle Thermal Management Systems conference.

Quoilin, S., Dumont, O., Dickes, R., & Lemort, V. (2017). Evaluating quality of multivariate experimental data relative to various ORC experimental setups. Energy Procedia. doi:10.1016/j.egypro.2017.09.107

Orosz, M., & Dickes, R. (2016). Chapter 16 - Solar thermal powered Organic Rankine Cycles. In E. Macchi & M. Astolfi (Eds.), Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) Power Systems: Technologies and Applications (1st edition, pp. 569-612). Elsevier. doi:10.1016/B978-0-08-100510-1.00016-8

Dickes, R., Ziviani, D., van den Broek, M., de Paepe, M., Quoilin, S., & Lemort, V. (2016). ORCmKit: an open-source library for organic Rankine cycle modelling and analysis. In Proceedings of ECOS 2016.

Ziviani, D., Dickes, R., Quoilin, S., Lemort, V., de Paepe, M., & van den Broek, M. (2016). Organic Rankine cycle modelling and the ORCmKit library: analysis of R1234ze(Z) as drop-in replacement of R245fa for low-grade waste heat recovery. In Proceedings of ECOS 2016.

Dickes, R. (20 May 2016). Solar-based ORC systems [Paper presentation]. Workshop ORC-plus, Casablanca, Morocco.

Lemort, V., Dickes, R., & Dumont, O. (03 February 2016). Caractérisation expérimentale du module ORC d’une micro centrale solaire [Paper presentation]. Journée Micro/Mini cogénération au Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers (CNAM) de Paris.

Dumont, O., Carmo, C., Dickes, R., Georges, E., Quoilin, S., & Lemort, V. (2016). Hot water tanks : how to select the optimal modelling approach? [Paper presentation]. Conference CLIMA 2016.

Dickes, R., Wéber, N., Lemort, V., & Quoilin, S. (2015). Impact of model reduction on the dynamic simulation of a micro-scale concentrated solar power system integrated with a thermal storage. In Proceedings of the ISES Solar World Congress 2015. doi:10.18086/swc.2015.04.15

Dickes, R., Dumont, O., Legros, A., Quoilin, S., & Lemort, V. (2015). Analysis and comparison of different modeling approaches for the simulation of a micro-scale organic Rankine cycle power plant. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Seminar on ORC Power Systems.

Dickes, R., Desideri, A., Lemort, V., & Quoilin, S. (2015). Model reduction for simulating the dynamic behavior of parabolic troughs and a thermocline energy storage in a micro-solar power unit. In Proceedings of ECOS 2015.

Dickes, R., Lemort, V., & Quoilin, S. (2015). Semi-empirical correlation to model heat losses along solar parabolic trough collectors. In Proceedings of ECOS 2015.

Altes-Buch, Q., Dickes, R., Desideri, A., Lemort, V., & Quoilin, S. (2015). Dynamic modeling of thermal systems using a semi-empirical approach and the ThermoCycle Modelica Library. In Proceedings of the 28th International Conference on Efficiency, Costs, Optimization and Simulation of Energy Systems.

Oudkerk, J.-F., Dickes, R., Dumont, O., & Lemort, V. (2015). Experimental performance of a piston expander in a smallscale organic Rankine cycle. In IOP Conf. Series: Materials Science and Engineering 90 (2015). doi:10.1088/1757-899X/90/1/012066

Dickes, R., Desideri, A., Bell, I., Quoilin, S., & Lemort, V. (2014). Dynamic modeling and control strategy analysis of a micro-scale CSP plant coupled with a thermocline system for power generation. In F. Elimar & P. Philippe (Eds.), Proceedings of the ISES EuroSun 2014 Conference.

Dickes, R., Dumont, O., Declaye, S., Quoilin, S., Bell, I., & Lemort, V. (2014). Experimental investigation of an ORC system for a micro-solar power plant. In Proceedings of the 2014 Purdue Conferences.

Dickes, R., Orosz, M., & Hemond, H. (08 October 2013). Non-constant wall thickness scroll expander investigation for a micro-solar ORC plant [Paper presentation]. ASME-ORC conference 2013, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Dickes, R. (2013). Design and fabrication of a variable wall thickness two-stage scroll expander to be integrated in a micro-solar power plant [Master’s dissertation, ULiège - Université de Liège]. ORBi-University of Liège.