An introduction to thermodynamics

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Universities Press, Jan 1, 2004 - Thermodynamics - 479 pages
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The laws of thermodynamics the science that deals with energy and its transformation have wide applicability in several branches of engineering and science. The revised edition of this introductory text for undergraduate engineering courses covers the physical concepts of thermodynamics and demonstrates the underlying principles through practical situations. The traditional classical (macroscopic) approach is used in this text. Numerous solved examples and more than 550 unsolved problems (included as chapter-end exercises) will help the reader gain confidence for applying the principles of thermodynamics in real-life problems. Sufficient data needed for solving problems have been included in the appendices.
  

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Contents

Nomenclature
1
Concepts and Definitions
16
Thermodynamic Properties of Fluids
46
Zeroth Law of Thermodynamics
88
First Law of Thermodynamics
96
First Law Analysis of Processes
139
Second Law of Thermodynamics
203
Thermodynamic Relations
287
Power and Refrigeration Cycles
330
GasVapor Mixtures and Psychrometry
387
Appendices
435
Temperature table
440
Temperature table
451
Standard enthalpies of combustion at 298 15 K
458
Index
474
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