Thermo Special Interest Group met on March 21, 2023 at 9:30 am.


  • Progress the specification of tests on Property Packages
  • Progress the errata and clarifications on Thermodynamic and Physical Properties interface specification v1.1


AmsterCHEM (represented by Jasper van BATEN), BASF (represented by Sergej BLAGOV), University of Cape Town (represented by Klaus MÖLLER), Michel PONS (Consultant as Chief Technology Officer). Apologies received from KBC (represented by Richard SZCZEPANSKI).


Thermo SIG discussed how to introduce a section on phase presence within a revised Thermodynamic and Physical Properties interface specification version 1.1. First of all, various explanations about the presence of phases within notes of methods belonging to ICapeThermoPropertyRoutine were collected.


Picture of Sergej BLAGOV, BASF (2018)Picture of Jasper van BATEN (AmsterCHEM)Any CO-LaN Member interested in the Thermo SIG activities is welcome to join this Special Interest Group. Contact the co-leaders of the SIG for further information: Sergej BLAGOV at BASF () and Jasper van BATEN at AmsterCHEM (). The Thermo SIG is looking for additional parties, well versed into any aspect of thermodynamics applied to process simulation and willing to contribute to the maintenance and development of CAPE-OPEN interface specifications related to thermodynamical aspects.