Thermodynamics: An Engineering Approach / Edition 8

Thermodynamics: An Engineering Approach / Edition 8

by Michael A. Boles, Yunus A. Cengel
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0073398179
ISBN-13:
9780073398174
Pub. Date:
01/07/2014
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education

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Thermodynamics: An Engineering Approach / Edition 8

Thermodynamics, An Engineering Approach, covers the basic principles of thermodynamics while presenting a wealth of real-world engineering examples, so students get a feel for how thermodynamics is applied in engineering practice. This text helps students develop an intuitive understanding by emphasizing the physics and physical arguments. Cengel and Boles explore the various facets of thermodynamics through careful explanations of concepts and use of numerous practical examples and figures, having students develop necessary skills to bridge the gap between knowledge, and the confidence to properly apply their knowledge.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780073398174
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 01/07/2014
Edition description: List
Pages: 1024
Sales rank: 75,855
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

1) Introduction and Basic Concepts

2) Energy, Energy Transfer, and General Energy Analysis

3) Properties of Pure Substances

4) Energy Analysis of Closed Systems

5) Mass and Energy Analysis of Control Volumes

6) The Second Law of Thermodynamics

7) Entropy

8) Exergy

9) Gas Power Cycles

10) Vapor and Combined Power Cycles

11) Refrigeration Cycles

12) Thermodynamic Property Relations

13) Gas Mixtures

14) Gas Vapor Mixtures and Air-Conditioning

15) Chemical Reactions

16) Chemical and Phase Equilibrium

17) Compressible Flow

18) Renewable Energy (Web Chapter)

Appendix 1 - Property Tables and Charts (SI Units)

Appendix 2 - Property Tables and Charts (English Units)

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