Classical Thermodynamics: International Edition

Paperback | January 27, 2005

byLynn D. Russell, George A. Adebiyi

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Sophomore or junior engineering students will appreciate this in-depth analysis of the fundamentals of thermodynamics. The text notes common student problem areas such as definition of systems boundary, units, processes, work and heat. A review of energy resource consumption shows theimportance of energy resources to the economy and emphasizes thermodynamic analysis. The systematic approach to solving thermodynamic problems is supported by numerous chapter-end problems graded in three levels of difficulty. Open-ended design problems are included in chapters 10-15 to reflectthe increasing emphasis on the need for design in core courses. Extensive treatment of second law analyses, including energy analysis/energy availability, helps students understand real systems. Explanation of how to maximize energy delivery from chemical reactions presents a solid background inimproving the design of reacting systems. Accompanying Thermo-Props software saves students time in looking up values from tables, and help in the analysis of psychmetrics, as well as heating, refrigeration, and air conditioning systems.

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Sophomore or junior engineering students will appreciate this in-depth analysis of the fundamentals of thermodynamics. The text notes common student problem areas such as definition of systems boundary, units, processes, work and heat. A review of energy resource consumption shows theimportance of energy resources to the economy and e...

Lynn D. Russell is at The University of Alabama in Huntsville. George A. Adebiyi is at Mississippi State University.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:944 pages, 7.52 × 9.21 × 1.81 inPublished:January 27, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195182154

ISBN - 13:9780195182156

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Thermodynamic Quantities and Units3. Properties of a Pure Substance4. Ideal Gas and Real Gas5. Processes, Work, and Heat6. The First Law of Thermodynamics7. The Second Law of Thermodynamics8. Entropy9. Thermodynamic Availability10. Thermodynamics of Heat Engine Cycles11. Refrigeration Cycles12. Thermodynamic Property Relationships13. Nonreactive Ideal Gas Mixtures14. Combustion15. Chemical EquilibriumAppendix A. Property Tables and Constants in SI UnitsAppendix B. Property Tables and Constants in USCS UnitsAppendix C. Generalized Charts and Psychrometric ChartsAppendix D. Computer Codes for the Thermodynamic Properties of Common Substances Encountered in Engineering ApplicationsAnswers to Selected Problems. Index.