## Fundamentals of engineering thermodynamicsPresents a comprehensive and rigorous treatment of engineering thermodynamics from the classical viewpoint, while inculcating in the reader an orderly approach to problem solving. Text provides a thorough development of the second law of thermodynamics (featuring the entropy-production concept), an up-to-date discussion of availability analysis (including an introduction to chemical availability), and a sound description of the application areas. Topics covered include control volume energy analysis, vapor power systems, gas power systems, thermodynamic relations for simple compressible substances, nonreacting ideal gas mixtures and psycrometrics, reacting mixtures and combustion, and chemical and phase equilibrium. Contains 138 solved examples and over 1200 end-of-chapter problems, some requiring the use of a computer. |

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FIVE THE

has emphasized the use of the conservation of mass and conservation of energy

principles, together with property relations for thermodynamic analysis.

FIVE THE

**SECOND LAW**OF THERMODYNAMICS The presentation to this pointhas emphasized the use of the conservation of mass and conservation of energy

principles, together with property relations for thermodynamic analysis.

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Additional uses of the

scale independent of the properties of any thermometric substance and (6)

developing means for evaluating properties such as u and h in terms of

properties that ...

Additional uses of the

**second law**include its roles in (5) defining a temperaturescale independent of the properties of any thermometric substance and (6)

developing means for evaluating properties such as u and h in terms of

properties that ...

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5.4

important corollaries of the

and heat pump cycles are presented in this section. These results further our ...

5.4

**SECOND LAW**COROLLARIES FOR THERMODYNAMIC CYCLES Severalimportant corollaries of the

**second law**related to power cycles and refrigerationand heat pump cycles are presented in this section. These results further our ...

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