Thermodynamics and Heat Power

Thermodynamics and Heat Power

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For courses in Thermodynamics, Thermodynamics for Engineers, and Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer. Designed specifically for use in mechanical, manufacturing, industrial, and engineering technology programs, this popular text presents the fundamental concepts of thermodynamics and their practical applications to heat power, heat transfer, and heating and air conditioning. It addresses real-world problems in engineering and design -without stressing abstract mathematics - and uses a unique calculus/non-calculus based approach that ensures a rigorous treatment of each subject appropriate to the mathematics level of specific classes.show more

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  • Hardback | 711 pages
  • 198.12 x 248.92 x 38.1mm | 1,428.81g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 5th Revised edition
  • 0130955612
  • 9780130955616

Table of contents

1. Introduction. 2. The Thermodynamic System. 3. Work, Heat, and Reversibility. 4. Conservation of Mass and the First Law of Thermodynamics. 5. Equations of State and Calorimetry. 6. Processes. 7. Heat Engines and the Second Law of Thermodynamics. 8. Availability and Useful Work. 9. The Internal Combustion Engine and the Otto and Diesel Cycles. 10. Gas Turbines, Jet Propulsion and the Brayton Cycle. 11. Steam Power Generation and the Rankine Cycle. 12. Refrigeration and Heat Pumps. 13. Mixtures. 14. Reacting Mixtures and Combustion. 15. Heat Transfer. 16. Heating and Air Conditioning. 17. Other Power Devices. Appendix A. Mathematical Relationships. Appendix B. Tables and Charts. Appendix C. Selected References. Appendix D. Thermodynamic Notation and List of Symbols. Answers to Selected Problems. Index.show more

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