Introduction to Engineering Thermodynamics

ISBN-10: 0471737593

ISBN-13: 9780471737599

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

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This volume guides readers step-by-step, from readily measured thermodynamic properties to more complex topics, such as internal energy, entropy, and the first and second laws. It includes examples and real-world problems throughout.
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Book details

List price: $172.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/3/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 640
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.244

List of Symbols
Some Introductory Comments
The Simple Steam Power Plant
Fuel Cells
The Vapor-Compression Refrigeration Cycle
The Thermoelectric Refrigerator
The Air Separation Plant
The Gas Turbine
The Chemical Rocket Engine
Other Applications and Environmental Issues
Some Concepts and Definitions
A Thermodynamic System and the Control Volume
Macroscopic versus Microscopic Point of View
Properties and State of a Substance
Processes and Cycles
Units for Mass, length, Time, and Force
Energy
Specific Volume and Density
Pressure
Equality of Temperature
The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics
Temperature Scales
Homework Problems
Properties of a Pure Substance
The Pure Substance
Vapor-Liquid-Solid-Phase Equilibrium in a Pure Substance
Independent Properties of a Pure Substance
Tables of Thermodynamic Properties
Thermodynamic Surfaces
The P-V-T Behavior of Low- and Moderate-Density Gases
The Compressibility Factor
Equations of State
Computerized Tables
How-To Section
Homework Problems
Work and Heat
Definition of Work
Units for Work
Work Done at the Moving Boundary of a Simple Compressible System
Other Systems That Involve Work
Concluding Remarks Regarding Work
Definition of Heat
Heat Transfer Modes
Comparison of Heat and Work
How-To Section
Homework Problems
The First Law of Thermodynamics
The First Law of Thermodynamics for a Control Mass Undergoing a Cycle
The First Law of Thermodynamics for a Change in State of a Control Mass
Internal Energy-A Thermodynamic Property
Problem Analysis and Solution Technique
The Thermodynamic Property Enthalpy
The Constant-Volume and Constant-Pressure Specific Heats
The Internal Energy, Enthalpy, and Specific Heat of Ideal Gases
The First Law as a Rate Equation
Conservation of Mass
How-To Section
Homework Problems
First-Law Analysis for a Control Volume
Conservation of Mass and the Control Volume
The First Law of Thermodynamics for a Control Volume
The Steady-State Process
Examples of Steady-State Processes
The Transient Process
How-To Section
Homework Problems
The Second Law of Thermodynamics
Heat Engines and Refrigerators
The Second Law of Thermodynamics
The Reversible Process
Factors That Render Processes Irreversible
The Carnot Cycle
Two Propositions Regarding the Efficiency of a Carnot Cycle
The Thermodynamic Temperature Scale
The Ideal-Gas Temperature Scale
Ideal versus Real Machines
Homework Problems
Entropy
The Inequality of Clausius
Entropy-A Property of a System
The Entropy of a Pure Substance
Entropy Change in Reversible Process
The Thermodynamic Property Relation
Entropy Change of a Solid or Liquid
Entropy Change of an Ideal Gas
The Reversible Polytropic Process for an Ideal Gas
Entropy Change of a Control Mass During an Irreversible Process
Entropy Generation
Principle of the Increase of Entropy
Entropy as a Rate Equation
How-To Section
Homework Problems
Second-Law Analysis for a Control Volume
The Second Law of Thermodynamics for a Control Volume
The Steady-State Process and the Transient Process
The Steady-State Single Flow Process
Principle of the Increase of Entropy
Efficiency
Available Energy, Reversible Work, and Irreversibility
Availability and Second-Law Efficiency
Some General Comments About Entropy and Chaos
How-To Section
Homework Problems
Gas Mixtures
General Considerations and Mixtures of Ideal Gases
A Simplified Model of a Mixture Involving Gases and a Vapor
The First Law Applied to Gas-Vapor Mixtures
The Adiabatic Saturation Process
Wet-Bulb and Dry-Bulb Temperatures
The Psychrometric Chart
How-To Section
Homework Problems
Power and Refrigeration Systems
Introduction to Power Systems
The Rankine Cycle
The Regenerative Cycle
Deviation of Actual Cycles from Ideal Cycles
Cogeneration
Air-Standard Power Cycles
The Brayton Cycle
The Simple Gas-Turbine Cycle with a Regenerator
The Air-Standard Cycle for Jet Propulsion
Reciprocating Engine Power Cycles
The Otto Cycle
The Diesel Cycle
Introduction to Refrigeration Systems
The Vapor-Compression Refrigeration Cycle
Working Fluids for Vapor-Compression Refrigeration Systems
Deviation of the Actual Vapor-Compression Refrigeration Cycle from the Ideal Cycle
The Air-Standard Refrigeration Cycle
Combined-Cycle Power and Refrigeration Systems
Homework Problems
Chemical Reactions
Fuels
The Combustion Process
Enthalpy of Formation
First-Law Analysis of Reacting Systems
Enthalpy of Combustion
Adiabatic Flame Temperature
The Third Law of Thermodynamics and Absolute Entropy
Second-Law Analysis of Reacting Systems
Fuel Cells
Chemical Equilibrium
How-To Section
Homework Problems
Introduction to Heat Transfer
Heat Transfer Modes
Steady One-Dimensional Conduction
Extended Surfaces
Internal Energy Generation
Transient Heat Transfer
Convection Heat Transfer
Electronics Cooling
Homework Problems
Contents of Appendix
SI Units: Single-State Properties
SI Units: Thermodynamic Tables
Ideal Gas Specific Heat
Equations of State
Figures
English Unit Supplement
English Unit Tables
Answers to Selected Problems
Index
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