ISBN-10:
0849302323
ISBN-13:
9780849302329
Pub. Date:
06/28/2000
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Thermodynamics for Engineers / Edition 1

Thermodynamics for Engineers / Edition 1

by Kau-Fui Vincent Wong, Kaufui Vincent Wong

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ISBN-13: 9780849302329
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 06/28/2000
Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Series
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 384
Product dimensions: 6.12(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

CONCEPTS, DEFINITIONS AND THE LAWS OF THERMODYNAMICS Introduction Definitions Pressure Forms of Work Temperature Heat Laws of Thermodynamics and Mass Conservation The Systematic Problem-Solving Approach PROPERTIES OF PURE SUBSTANCES The State Principle The P-v-T Surface Phase Change Thermodynamic Property Data Specific Heats and their Relationships Processes The Ideal-Gas Equation of State Compressibility Factor Other Equations of State MASS CONSERVATION AND FIRST LAW OF THERMODYNAMICS Mass Conservation The First Law of Thermodynamics First Law for a Control Volume First Law for a Control Mass First Law Applied to Various Processes Thermodynamic Cycles SECOND LAW OF THERMODYNAMICS AND ENTROPY Introduction Statements of the Second Law Entropy of a Pure, Simple, Compressible Substance Carnot Cycle Second Law in Entropy for a Control Volume Second Law in Entropy for a Control Mass Isentropic Processes Isentropic Efficiencies Reversible Steady-Flow Processes AVAILABILITY (EXERGY) ANALYSIS Availability Second Law in Availability for a Control Volume Secon Law in Availability for a Control Mass Availability Transfer Second Law (Exergetic) Efficiency VAPOR POWER SYSTEMS The Carnot Vapor Cycle Rankine Cycle: Ideal Cycle for Vapor Power cycles The Reheat Rankine Cycle The Regenerative Rankine Cycle Air Preheater Economiser Availability Analysis of Vapor Power Cycles Cogeneration Binary Vapor Cycles Combined Gas-Vapor Power Cycles PRINCIPLES OF ENERGY (HEAT) TRANSFER Conduction Radiation Convection Combined Convection and Radiation APPENDICES

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