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  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 01 November 1996
  • ISBN : 9780080523361
  • Page : 400 pages
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 103 voters

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Although the basic theories of thermodynamics are adequately covered by a number of existing texts, there is little literature that addresses more advanced topics. In this comprehensive work the author redresses this balance, drawing on his twenty-five years of experience of teaching thermodynamics at undergraduate and postgraduate level, to produce a definitive text to cover thoroughly, advanced syllabuses. The book introduces the basic concepts which apply over the whole range of new technologies, considering: a new approach to cycles, enabling their irreversibility to be taken into account; a detailed study of combustion to show how the chemical energy in a fuel is converted into thermal energy and emissions; an analysis of fuel cells to give an understanding of the direct conversion of chemical energy to electrical power; a detailed study of property relationships to enable more sophisticated analyses to be made of both high and low temperature plant and irreversible thermodynamics, whose principles might hold a key to new ways of efficiently covering energy to power (e.g. solar energy, fuel cells). Worked examples are included in most of the chapters, followed by exercises with solutions. By developing thermodynamics from an explicitly equilibrium perspective, showing how all systems attempt to reach a state of equilibrium, and the effects of these systems when they cannot, the result is an unparalleled insight into the more advanced considerations when converting any form of energy into power, that will prove invaluable to students and professional engineers of all disciplines.

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Advanced Thermodynamics for Engineers

Advanced Thermodynamics for Engineers
  • Author : D. Winterbone,Ali Turan
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 1996-11-01
  • ISBN : 9780080523361
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Although the basic theories of thermodynamics are adequately covered by a number of existing texts, there is little literature that addresses more advanced topics. In this comprehensive work the author redresses this balance, drawing on his twenty-five years of experience of teaching thermodynamics at undergraduate and postgraduate level, to produce a definitive text to cover thoroughly, advanced syllabuses. The book introduces the basic concepts which apply over the whole range of new technologies, considering: a new approach to cycles, enabling

Advanced Thermodynamics Engineering, Second Edition

Advanced Thermodynamics Engineering, Second Edition
  • Author : Kalyan Annamalai,Ishwar K. Puri,Milind A. Jog
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2011-03-22
  • ISBN : 9781439805725
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Advanced Thermodynamics Engineering, Second Edition is designed for readers who need to understand and apply the engineering physics of thermodynamic concepts. It employs a self-teaching format that reinforces presentation of critical concepts, mathematical relationships, and equations with concrete physical examples and explanations of applications—to help readers apply principles to their own real-world problems. Less Mathematical/Theoretical Derivations—More Focus on Practical Application Because both students and professionals must grasp theory almost immediately in this ever-changing electronic era, this book—

Advanced Thermodynamics for Engineers

Advanced Thermodynamics for Engineers
  • Author : Kenneth Wark
  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Science, Engineering & Mathematics
  • Release Date : 1995
  • ISBN : 0070682925
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Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics

Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Author : Adrian Bejan
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-09-19
  • ISBN : 9781119052098
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An advanced, practical approach to the first and second laws of thermodynamics Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics bridges the gap between engineering applications and the first and second laws of thermodynamics. Going beyond the basic coverage offered by most textbooks, this authoritative treatment delves into the advanced topics of energy and work as they relate to various engineering fields. This practical approach describes real-world applications of thermodynamics concepts, including solar energy, refrigeration, air conditioning, thermofluid design, chemical design, constructal design, and more.

Engineering Thermodynamics

Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Author : Kavati Venkateswarlu
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-12-11
  • ISBN : 9781000291681
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This textbook comprehensively covers the fundamentals and advanced concepts of thermodynamics in a single volume. It provides a detailed discussion of advanced concepts that include energy efficiency, energy sustainability, energy security, organic Rankine cycle, combined cycle power plants, combined cycle power plant integrated with organic Rankine cycle and absorption refrigeration system, integrated coal gasification combined cycle power plants, energy conservation in domestic refrigerators, and next-generation low-global warming potential refrigerants. Pedagogical features include solved problems and unsolved exercises interspersed throughout the

Advanced Thermodynamics for Engineers

Advanced Thermodynamics for Engineers
  • Author : D. Winterbone,Ali Turan
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2015-02-07
  • ISBN : 9780080999838
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Advanced Thermodynamics for Engineers, Second Edition introduces the basic concepts of thermodynamics and applies them to a wide range of technologies. Authors Desmond Winterbone and Ali Turan also include a detailed study of combustion to show how the chemical energy in a fuel is converted into thermal energy and emissions; analyze fuel cells to give an understanding of the direct conversion of chemical energy to electrical power; and provide a study of property relationships to enable more sophisticated analyses to

Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics

Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Author : Rowland S. Benson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2013-10-22
  • ISBN : 9781483139197
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Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics, Second Edition is a five-chapter text that covers some basic thermodynamic concepts, including thermodynamic system equilibrium, thermodynamic properties, and thermodynamic application to special systems. Chapter 1 introduces the concept of equilibrium, maximum work of thermodynamic systems, development of Gibbs and Helmholtz functions, thermodynamic system equilibrium, and conditions for stability and spontaneous change. Chapter 2 deals with the general thermodynamic relations for systems of constant chemical composition; the development of Maxwell relations; the derivatives of specific heats; coefficients of h,

Advanced Thermodynamics

Advanced Thermodynamics
  • Author : Scott Post,R. K. Rajput
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-12-06
  • ISBN : 1936420279
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Designed for the course in thermodynamics or for use as a reference for practicing engineers, this book includes the theoretical underpinnings and derivations necessary for advanced study. The book focuses on the mechanical and power engineering applications of thermodynamics. Mathematics is utilized as required, serving as a tool to formulate the concepts, solve problems and applications. Furthermore, numerous examples are provided to demonstrate the applications of thermodynamics for engineering problems and to enhance the use of concepts. It also includes

Thermodynamics for Engineers, 2nd Edition

Thermodynamics for Engineers, 2nd Edition
  • Author : Kaufui Vincent Wong
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2011-08-05
  • ISBN : 9781439845592
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Aspiring engineers need a text that prepares them to use thermodynamics in professional practice. Thermodynamics instructors need a concise textbook written for a one-semester undergraduate course—a text that foregoes clutter and unnecessary details but furnishes the essential facts and methods. Thermodynamics for Engineers, Second Edition continues to fill both those needs. Paying special attention to the learning process, the author has developed a unique, practical guide to classical thermodynamics. His approach is remarkably cohesive. For example, he develops the

Thermodynamics

Thermodynamics
  • Author : G. Astarita
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-11-11
  • ISBN : 9781489907714
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If a Writer would know how to behave himself with relation to Posterity; let him consider in old Books, what he finds, that he is glad to know; and what Omissions he most laments. Jonathan Swift This book emerges from a long story of teaching. I taught chemical engineering thermodynamics for about ten years at the University of Naples in the 1960s, and I still remember the awkwardness that I felt about any textbook I chose to consider-all of them

Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics

Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Author : V. Babu
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-10-03
  • ISBN : 9781000727944
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This book deals with all the concepts in first level Thermodynamics course. Numerous examples are given with the objective of illustrating how the concepts are used for the thermodynamic analysis of devices. Please note: T&F does not sell or distribute the Hardback in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

Energy Systems

Energy Systems
  • Author : Renaud Gicquel
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2012-01-27
  • ISBN : 9780415685009
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Considered as particularly difficult by generations of students and engineers, thermodynamics applied to energy systems can now be taught with an original instruction method. Energy Systems applies a completely different approach to the calculation, application and theory of multiple energy conversion technologies. It aims to create the reader’s foundation for understanding and applying the design principles to all kinds of energy cycles, including renewable energy. Proven to be simpler and more reflective than existing methods, it deals with energy

Schaum's Outline of Thermodynamics for Engineers, 2ed

Schaum's Outline of Thermodynamics for Engineers, 2ed
  • Author : Merle Potter,Craig D. Somerton
  • Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
  • Release Date : 2010-05-23
  • ISBN : 9780071492065
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Tough Test Questions? Missed Lectures? Not Enough Time? Fortunately for you, there's Schaum's Outlines. More than 40 million students have trusted Schaum's to help them succeed in the classroom and on exams. Schaum's is the key to faster learning and higher grades in every subject. Each Outline presents all the essential course information in an easy-to-follow, topic-by-topic format. You also get hundreds of examples, solved problems, and practice exercises to test your skills. This Schaum's Outline gives you Practice problems with

Thermodynamics and Energy Conversion

Thermodynamics and Energy Conversion
  • Author : Henning Struchtrup
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2014-07-02
  • ISBN : 9783662437155
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This textbook gives a thorough treatment of engineering thermodynamics with applications to classical and modern energy conversion devices. Some emphasis lies on the description of irreversible processes, such as friction, heat transfer and mixing and the evaluation of the related work losses. Better use of resources requires high efficiencies therefore the reduction of irreversible losses should be seen as one of the main goals of a thermal engineer. This book provides the necessary tools. Topics include: car and aircraft engines,

Statistical Thermodynamics

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  • Author : John W. Daily
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-12-20
  • ISBN : 9781108415316
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Clearly connects macroscopic and microscopic thermodynamics and explains non-equilibrium behavior in kinetic theory and chemical kinetics.