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Thermodynamics and Heat Power

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ISBN-10: 0130955612

ISBN-13: 9780130955616

Edition: 5th 1999 (Revised)

Authors: Kurt C. Rolle

List price: $177.00
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Description:

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.
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Book details

List price: $177.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/8/1998
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 711
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.344
Language: English

Introduction
The Thermodynamic System
Work, Heat, and Reversibility
Conservation of Mass and the First Law of Thermodynamics
Equations of State and Calorimetry
Processes
Heat Engines and the Second Law of Thermodynamics
Availability and Useful Work
The Internal Combustion Engine and the Otto and Diesel Cycles
Gas Turbines, Jet Propulsion and the Brayton Cycle
Steam Power Generation and the Rankine Cycle
Refrigeration and Heat Pumps
Mixtures
Reacting Mixtures and Combustion
Heat Transfer
Heating and Air Conditioning
Other Power Devices
Mathematical Relationships
Tables and Charts
Selected References
Thermodynamic Notation and List of Symbols
Answers to Selected Problems
Index