Modern Engineering Thermodynamics
- Robert Balmer, Retired, Dean of Engineering and Computer Science Union College, Schenectady, N.Y
University students in mechanical, chemical, and general engineering taking a thermodynamics course.
- Published: December 2010
- Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
- ISBN: 978-0-12-374996-3
Table of Contents
The Beginning; Thermodynamic Concepts; Thermodynamic Properties; The First Law of Thermodynamics and Energy Transport Mechanisms; First Law Closed System Applications; First Law Open System Applications; The Second Law of Thermodynamics: Entropy Transport and Production Mechanisms; Second Law Closed System Applications; Second Law Open System Applications; Availability Analysis; General Thermodynamic Property Relations; Mixtures of Gases and Vapors; Vapor and Gas Power Cycles; Vapor and Gas Refrigeration Cycles; Chemical Thermodynamics; Compressible Fluid Flow; Thermodynamics of Biological Systems; Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics; Introduction to Coupled Phenomena; Appendix A: Physical Constants and Conversion Factors; Appendix B: Greek and Latin Origins of Engineering Terms