Thermodynamics and Heat Power

Thermodynamics and Heat Power

by Kurt C. Rolle

Hardcover(Older Edition)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780024032010
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 08/28/1993
Series: Merrill's International Series in Engineering Technology Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 864
Product dimensions: 8.19(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.
2. The Thermodynamic System.
3. Work, Heat, and Reversibility.
4. Conservation of Mass and the First Law of Thermodynamics.
5. Equations of State and Calorimetry.
6. Processes.
7. Heat Engines and the Second Law of Thermodynamics.
8. Availability and Useful Work.
9. The Internal Combustion Engine and the Otto and Diesel Cycles.
10. Gas Turbines, Jet Propulsion and the Brayton Cycle.
11. Steam Power Generation and the Rankine Cycle.
12. Refrigeration and Heat Pumps.
13. Mixtures.
14. Reacting Mixtures and Combustion.
15. Heat Transfer.
16. Heating and Air Conditioning.
17. Other Power Devices.
Appendix A. Mathematical Relationships.
Appendix B. Tables and Charts.
Appendix C. Selected References.
Appendix D. Thermodynamic Notation and List of Symbols.
Answers to Selected Problems.

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