Energy Conversion Systems / Edition 1

Energy Conversion Systems / Edition 1

by Harry A. Sorenson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0471088722

ISBN-13: 9780471088721

Pub. Date: 04/28/1983

Publisher: Wiley

Written for senior/graduate level mechanical engineering courses. Applies engineering principles to the design and performance of devices, machines, and mechanical systems used in the conversion of primary sources of energy into thermal, mechanical, and electrical energy. Covers operating principles of energy conversion systems, design and construction of equipment

Overview

Written for senior/graduate level mechanical engineering courses. Applies engineering principles to the design and performance of devices, machines, and mechanical systems used in the conversion of primary sources of energy into thermal, mechanical, and electrical energy. Covers operating principles of energy conversion systems, design and construction of equipment. Also discusses the technical, environmental, and economical constraints of these systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471088721
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
04/28/1983
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.24(w) x 9.17(h) x 1.42(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Power Generation.

Fuels.

Reciprocating Machines.

Internal Combustion Engines.

Rotating Compressors.

Axial-Flow Turbines.

Gas Turbine Power.

Fossil Fuel-Fired Steam Power Plants.

Nuclear Power Plants.

Power Plants and the Environment.

Refrigeration and Air Conditioning.

Direct Energy Conversion.

Nonreactive Energy Sources.

Appendix.

Nomenclature.

Index.

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