Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics / Edition 3

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Overview

Grounded in the axiomatic formulation and Gibbsian analytical structure of classical thermodynamics, this revised volume offers an incisive examination of the history, concepts, and language of thermodynamics. Readers will find a clear review of the first and second laws of thermodynamics, along with enhanced material on exergy analysis methods, entropy generation minimization, and related design applications. Complete with original problems, worked-out examples, exceptional graphics, and hundreds of references throughout. Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics, Second Edition is the ideal cutting-edge reference for today's professional engineers and researchers as well as a superb resource for advanced engineering students.
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Bejan (mechanical engineering, Duke U.) presents a textbook for a course open to students who have had previous contact with the subject through one of the many standard introductory textbooks. Based on the axiomatic formulation and Gibbsian analytical structure of classical thermodynamics, he examines the history, concepts, and language of the field; and reviews applications in power generation, solar energy, low-temperature refrigeration, and other areas. First published in 1988. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471677635
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 8/18/2006
  • Edition description: Revised Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 920
  • Product dimensions: 6.48 (w) x 9.35 (h) x 1.95 (d)

Meet the Author

ADRIAN BEJAN, PhD, is the J. A. Jones Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Duke University. He received his engineering degrees from the Massachu-setts Institute of Technology (BS 1972, MS 1972, PhD 1975). An internationally recognized authority in heat transfer and thermodynamics, Dr. Bejan has pioneered the methods of entropy generation minimization, scale analysis, heatline visualization of convection, and buckling flows. He is the recipient of the Worcester Reed Warner Medal (1996), Heat Transfer Memorial Award (1994), James Harry Potter Gold Medal (1990), and Gustus L. Larson Memorial Award (1988), all from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Dr. Bejan is the author of 250 articles and eight books, including the Wiley books Convection Heat Transfer (Second Edition), Heat Transfer, and Thermal Design and Optimization (with G. Tsatsaronis and M. Moran).
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Table of Contents

1 The first law of thermodynamics 1
2 The second law of thermodynamics 44
3 Entropy generation, or exergy destruction 101
4 Single-phase systems 145
5 Exergy analysis 204
6 Multiphase systems 225
7 Chemically reactive systems 291
8 Power generation 352
9 Solar power 419
10 Refrigeration 493
11 Entropy-generation minimization 574
12 Irreversible thermodynamics 656
13 The constructal law of configuration generation 705
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