Richard Mollier

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Mollier, Richard


Born Nov. 30, 1863, in Trieste; died Mar. 13, 1935, in Dresden. German heat engineer. Professor at the Technische Hochschule in Dresden from 1897 to 1933.

Mollier studied the properties of steam. He compiled a table showing the thermodynamic properties of steam and an enthalpy-entropy diagram (Mollier diagram). His book New Tables and Diagrams for Steam was published in Berlin in 1906.

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The credit for this accomplishment is usually given to Richard Mollier in 1923.
Richard Mollier (Figure 3), the eldest child of a machine and ship-building company director, was born in Trieste (Italy), then a city of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.
In 1923 at the Congress of Thermodynamics held in Los Angeles, a resolution was passed to name all diagrams that present heat capacity on a coordinate after Richard Molliers.