In the sense of the non-profit character the association promotes:

- the national and international scientific exchange of experience in the fields of thermodynamics and fluid mechanics

- the education and research at the Institute of Thermo- and Fluid Dynamics at the Technische Universität Ilmenau

- the intercultural coexistence of the different nationalities and religions at the Institute of Thermodynamics and Fluid Dynamics as well as the tolerance towards other cultures

- the development of environmentally friendly technologies in the field of renewable energies and their application

- the expert consultation of interested parties in the fields of thermodynamics and fluid mechanics.