Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics / Edition 1

Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics / Edition 1

by Adrian Bejan
ISBN-10:
0471830437
ISBN-13:
9780471830436
Pub. Date:
01/28/1988
Publisher:
Wiley

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Advanced Engineering Thermodynamics / Edition 1

The most up-to-date treatise on engineering thermodynamics available, incorporating the most complete compilation of original sources in print. A captivating writing style and exceptional graphics enliven the treatment, which maintains a balance between advanced analysis and thoughtful presentation of the history of ideas in this very active field. Presents the axiomatic and Gibbsian mathematical formulation of classical thermodynamics, a modern look at second law (exergy) analysis, and the latest research developments, including power generation in finite time, low temperature refrigeration, irreversible thermodynamics, and solar energy conversion. Contains many worked examples and a first-rate solutions manual.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471830436
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/28/1988
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 784
Product dimensions: 6.56(w) x 9.42(h) x 1.43(d)

Table of Contents

The First Law of Thermodynamics.
The Second Law of Thermodynamics.
The Two Laws Combined: The Destruction of Exergy.
Single-Phase Systems.
Exergy Analysis.
Multiphase Systems.
Chemically Reactive Systems.
Power Generation.
Solar Power.
Refrigeration.
Thermodynamic Optimization.
Irreversible Thermodynamics.
Constructal Theory of Organization in Nature.
Appendix.
About the Author.
Indexes.

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