• Energy efficiency of respiration in mature and newborn reindeer 

      Solberg, Simon Birger Byremo; Kjelstrup, Signe; Magnanelli, Elisa; Kizilova, Nataliya; Barroso, Iratxe Lorea Casado; Acquarone, Mario; Folkow, Lars (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) have evolved elaborate nasal turbinate structures that are perfused via a complex vascular network. These are subject to thermoregulatory control, shifting between heat conservation and ...
    • Energy-Efficient Designs of Systems: From Nature to Chemical Engineering 

      Solberg, Simon Birger Byremo (Master thesis, 2019)
      Dette masterprosjektet omfatter en undersøkelse av to forskjellige emner. Vi bruker teorien om irreversibel termodynamikk som et rammeverk for å betrakte effekten av geometri på energi-effektivitet av systemer i naturen. ...
    • Nature-inspired geometrical design of a chemical reactor 

      Magnanelli, Elisa; Solberg, Simon Birger Byremo; Kjelstrup, Signe (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      We explore the possibility to actively use the system geometry to search for states of minimum entropy production in a chemical reactor. This idea is inspired by the energy-efficient mass and energy transfer that takes ...