Thermodynamics : an engineering approach

Author
Other titles
  • Property tables and figures to accompany Thermodynamics : an engineering approach.
Edition
  • Fourth edition.
Published
  • New York, NY : McGraw-Hill [2002]
Physical description
xxx, 930 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
ISBN
  • 9780071216883
  • 007121688X
  • 9780071121774
  • 0071121773
  • 9780072383324
  • 0072383321
  • 9780072545852
  • 0072545852
Notes
  • Note on edition statement: On cover, edition statement reads "Fourth edition, International edition."
  • Previous edition: c1998
  • Accompanying CD-ROM contains 'Engineering equation solver' and 'Interactive thermodynamics tutorial'.
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Book is accompanied by a CD-ROM
  • [Previous ed.: 1994]
  • System requirements for disc: PC with Pentium 200 MHz or better, 64 MB or more of RAM, 600x800x256 color monitor, Microsoft compatible pointing device, 2x or greater CD-ROM drive, and running Windows (version 98, ME, NT 4.0 or 2000).
Contents
  • Basic concepts of thermodynamics -- Properties of pure substances -- Energy transfer by heat, work, and mass -- The first law of thermodynamics -- The second law of thermodynamics -- entropy -- Exergy: a measure of work potential -- Gas power cycles -- Vapor and combined power cycles -- Refrigeration cycles -- Thermodynamic property relations -- Gas mixtures -- Gas-vapor mixtures and air-conditioning -- Chemical an dphase equilibrium -- Thermodynamics of high-speed gas flow.
Other names
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • cpmputer program
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • Adopting a physical, intuitive approach rather than a heavily mathematical approach, the authors promote a clearer understanding of the basic principles of thermodynamics. This text also includes nearly 2000 class-tested problems.

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