Cover of Computers & Chemical Engineering JournalA paper titled “A thermodynamic equilibrium reactor model as a CAPE-OPEN unit operation” by Jasper van Baten and Richard Szczepanski has been published online on July 21, 2010 and now in paper format in the July 2011 edition of Computers & Chemical Engineering, an international journal of computer applications in chemical engineering.

The paper describes a CAPE-OPEN Unit Operation which is available in the COUSCOUS library deployed within the free-of-charge COCO suite of software available at

Jasper and Richard are heavily contributing to the development and maintenance of the CAPE-OPEN standards for example through their involvement in various Special Interest Groups organized by CO-LaN.