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Thermodynamics for engineers

By: Potter, Merle C
Title By: Somerton, Craig W
Material type: BookSeries: Publisher: New York : McGrawhill, c2014.Edition: 3rd ed.Description: x, 406 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.ISBN: 9780071830829Subject(s): Thermodynamics | Thermodynamics -- Problems, exercises, etcDDC classification: 621.4021 PO TH
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Suitable for engineers, this title includes more than 500 solved problems, examples, and practice exercises to sharpen your problem-solving skills of thermodynamics.
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REGULAR Main Collection 621.4021 PO TH (Browse shelf) Available March2019 T0061907

MECH252 Spring 2021

REGULAR Main Collection 621.4021 PO TH (Browse shelf) Available T0061908
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Previous edition: New York: McGraw-Hill, 2006.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Concepts, definitions, and basic principles -- Introduction -- Thermodynamic systems and control volume -- Macroscopic description -- Properties and state of a system -- Thermodynamic equilibrium, processes -- Units -- Density, specific volume, specific weight -- Pressure -- Temperature -- Energy -- 2. Properties of pure substances -- Introduction -- The P-v-T surface -- The liquid-vapor region -- Steam tables -- The ideal-gas equation of state -- Equations of state for a nonideal gas -- 3. Work and heat -- Introduction -- Definition of work -- Quasiequilibrium work due to a moving boundary -- Nonequilibrium work -- Other work modes -- Heat -- 4. The first law of thermodynamics -- Introduction -- The first law of thermodynamics applied to a cycle -- The first law applied to a process -- Enthalpy -- Latent heat -- Specific heats -- The first law applied to various processes -- General formulation for control volumes -- Applications of the energy equation -- 5. The second law of thermodynamics -- Introduction -- Heat engines, heat pumps, and refrigerators -- Statements of the second law of thermodynamics -- Reversibility -- The Carnot engine -- Carnot efficiency -- 6. Entropy -- Introduction -- Definition -- Entropy for an ideal gas with constant specific heats -- Entropy for an ideal gas with variable specific heats -- Entropy for substances such as steam, solids, and liquids -- The inequality of Clausius -- Entropy change for an irreversible process -- The second law applied to a control volume -- 7. Reversible work, irreversibility, and availability -- Basic concepts -- Reversible work and irreversibility -- Availability and exergy -- Second-law analysis of a cycle --

Suitable for engineers, this title includes more than 500 solved problems, examples, and practice exercises to sharpen your problem-solving skills of thermodynamics.

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