Thermodynamics (Asia Adaptation): An Engineering Approach

Thermodynamics (Asia Adaptation): An Engineering Approach

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By (author) Yunus A. Cengel, By (author) Michael A. Boles

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  • Publisher: McGraw Hill Higher Education
  • Format: Mixed media product | 1066 pages
  • Dimensions: 200mm x 252mm x 30mm | 1,678g
  • Publication date: 1 October 2010
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 0071311114
  • ISBN 13: 9780071311113
  • Edition: 7, Revised
  • Edition statement: 7th Revised edition
  • Sales rank: 50,337

Product description

Thermodynamics Seventh Edition covers the basic principles of thermodynamics while presenting a wealth of real-world engineering examples so students get a feel for how thermodynamics is applied in engineering practice. This text helps students develop an intuitive understanding of thermodynamics by emphasizing the physics and physical arguments. Cengel/Boles explore the various facets of thermodynamics through careful explanations of concepts and its use of numerous practical examples and figures, having students develop necessary skills to bridge the gap between knowledge and the confidence to properly apply knowledge. The media package for this text is extensive, giving users a large variety of supplemental resources to choose from. A Student Resources DVD is packaged with each new copy of the text and contains the popular Engineering Equation Solver (EES) software. McGraw-Hill's new Connect is available to students and instructors. Connect is a powerful, web-based assignment management system that makes creating and grading assignments easy for instructors and learning convenient for students. It saves time and makes learning for students accessible anytime, anywhere. With Connect, instructors can easily manage assignments, grading, progress, and students receive instant feedback from assignments and practice problems.

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Yunus A. Cengel (Turkey) is Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno. Michael Boles (Raleigh, NC) is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the North Carolina State University.

Table of contents

1 Introduction and Basic Concepts 2 Energy Conversion and General Energy Analysis 3 Properties of Pure Substances 4 Energy Analysis of Closed Systems 5 Mass and Energy Analysis of Control Volumes 6 The Second Law of Thermodynamics 7 Entropy 8 Energy: A Measure of Work Potential 9 Gas Power Cycles 10 Vapor and Combined Power Cycles 11 Refrigeration Cycles 12 Thermodynamic Property Relations 13 Gas Mixtures 14 Gas Vapor Mixtures and Air-Conditioning 15 Chemical Reactions 16 Chemical and Phase Equilibrium 17 Compressible Flow Appendix 1 Property Tables and Charts (SI Units) Appendix 2 Property Tables and Charts (English Units)