Summary: The fourth edition retains the basic objectives of the first three editions which is to present a comprehensive and rigorous treatment of engineering thermodynamics from the classical viewpoint. It includes thorough development of the second law, featuring the entropy production concept, and energy analysis. Known for its emphasis on design, the authors have updated design applications to include economic considerations. Environmental topics and applications have bee
Summary: The fourth edition retains the basic objectives of the first three editions which is to present a comprehensive and rigorous treatment of engineering thermodynamics from the classical viewpoint. It includes thorough development of the second law, featuring the entropy production concept, and energy analysis. Known for its emphasis on design, the authors have updated design applications to include economic considerations. Environmental topics and applications have been expanded and updated. ...show less
Edition/Copyright:4TH 00 Cover: Hardback Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published: 08/28/1999 International: No
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Moran, Michael J. : The Ohio State University Main Campus
Shapiro, Howard N. : Iowa State University
Iowa State University of Science and Technology
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Introductory Concepts and Definitions.
Energy and the First Law of Thermodynamics.
Properties of a Pure, Simple Compressible Substance.
Control Volume Energy Analysis.
Second Law of Thermodynamics.
Availability (Exergy) Analysis.
Vapor Power Systems.
Gas Power Systems.
Refrigeration and Heat Pump Systems.
Thermodynamic Relations for Simple Compressible Substances.
Nonreacting Ideal Gas Mixtures and Psychrometrics.
Reacting Mixtures and Combustion.
Chemical and Phase Equilibrium.
Appendix. Symbols. Answers to Selected Problems. Index.
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