Fundamentals of Thermodynamics

ISBN-10: 0470041927

ISBN-13: 9780470041925

Edition: 7th 2009

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Now in its seventh edition, Fundamentals of Thermodynamics continues to offer a comprehensive and rigorous treatment of classical thermodynamics, while retaining an engineering perspective. With concise, applications-oriented discussion of topics and self-test problems the text encourages students to monitor their own comprehension. The seventh edition is updated with additional examples, homework problems, and illustrations to increase student understanding. The text lays the groundwork for subsequent studies in fields such as fluid mechanics, heat transfer and statistical thermodynamics, and prepares students to effectively apply thermodynamics in the practice of engineering.
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List price: $249.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/4/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 912
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.542
Language: English

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
Specific Volume and Density
Equality of Temperature
The Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics
Temperature Scales
Engineering Appilication
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
Engineering Applications
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
Engineering Applications
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
Engineering Applications
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
Engineering Applications
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
Confirmation Pages
Engineering Applications
The Inequality of Clausius
Entropy-A Property of a System
The Entropy of a Pure Substance
Entropy Change in Reversible Processes
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
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