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.
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Table of Contents
The Second Law of Thermodynamics.
The Two Laws Combined: The Destruction of Exergy.
Chemically Reactive Systems.
Constructal Theory of Organization in Nature.
About the Author.