Introduction to Thermal and Fluids Engineering

ISBN-10: 1118103483
ISBN-13: 9781118103487
Edition: 2005
List price: $195.95
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Book details

List price: $195.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/24/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 800
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.718
Language: English

This innovative book uses unifying themes so that the boundaries between thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid mechanics become transparent. It begins with an introduction to the numerous engineering applications that may require the integration of principles and tools from these disciplines. The authors then present an in-depth examination of the three disciplines, providing readers with the necessary background to solve various engineering problems. The remaining chapters delve into the topics in more detail and rigor. Numerous practical engineering applications are mentioned throughout to illustrate where and when certain equations, concepts, and topics are needed. A comprehensive introduction to thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer, this title: Develops governing equations and approaches in sufficient detail, showing how the equations are based on fundamental conservation laws and other basic concepts. Explains the physics of processes and phenomena with language and examples that have been seen and used in everyday life. Integrates the presentation of the three subjects with common notation, examples, and problems. Demonstrates how to solve any problem in a systematic, logical manner. Presents material appropriate for an introductory level course on thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid mechanics.

Introduction to Thermal and Fluids Engineering
The First Law
Thermal Resistances
Fundamentals of Fluid Mechanics
Thermodynamic Properties
Appications of the Energy Equation to Open Systems
Thermodynamic Cycles and the Second Law
Refrigeration, Heat Pump, and Power Cycles
Internal Flows
External Flows
Conduction Heat Transfer
Convection Heat Transfer
Heat Exchangers
Radiation Heat Transfer
Ideal Gas Mixtures and Combustion (Web)
Tables in SI Units
Tables in British Units
Answers to Selected Problems
Index

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