Thermodynamics and Heat Power
For undergraduate courses in Thermodynamics.Stressing the fundamentals of thermodynamics and heat power, the seventh edition of this widely-used and highly-regarded text utilizes calculus to cover the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics, the ideal gas, vapor and gas power cycles, refrigeration, and heat transfer. Updated to increase its ease of use and improve clarity throughout, it includes a Windows-based computer disk that encourages learning.
- Hardback | 656 pages
- 196 x 236 x 36mm | 1,460.58g
- 31 Jul 2003
- Pearson Education (US)
- Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
- 7th edition
- photographs, diagrams, tables, index
Back cover copy
Stressing the fundamentals of thermodynamics and heat power, the seventh edition covers the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics, the ideal gas, vapor and gas power cycles, refrigeration, and heat transfer. Features include: Computerized steam tables in DOS format for IBM-type computersA table of contents for the supplemental tables in the appendixClarification of the usage of pound mass units and the correction factor gcA simplified discussion of the Rankine cycle with regenerationHeat pump operation and switching between heating and cooling modesAdditional heat transfer problems with a section on combined modes of heat transfer
Table of contents
NOTE: (Each Chapter begins with Learning Goals and ends with a Review, Key Terms, Equations, Questions, and Problems.)Symbols. 1. Fundamental Concepts. 2. Work, Energy, and Heat. 3. The First Law of Thermodynamics. 4. The Second Law of Thermodynamics. 5. Properties of Liquids and Gases. 6. The Ideal Gas. 7. Mixtures of Ideal Gases. 8. Vapor Power Cycles. 9. Gas Power Cycles. 10. Refrigeration. 11. Heat Transfer. Appendix 1: References. Appendix 2: Answers to Even-Numbered Problems. Appendix 3: Supplemental Tables. Index.