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The essence of engineering thermodynamics

Author: James A McGovern
Publisher: London ; New York : Prentice Hall, 1996.
Series: Essence of engineering.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This introductory text for engineering students of all disciplines looks at the properties of substances and the first, second and zeroth laws of thermodynamics. The non-flow energy equation and the steady flow energy equation are also covered.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James A McGovern
ISBN: 0135181925 9780135181928
OCLC Number: 33079169
Description: xv, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Introduction. 2. Systems, Processes and Interactions. 3. Work. Mass, Energy, Temperature and Heat. 4. Mechanical Work Processes of Closed Systems. 5. Thermodynamic Property Diagrams. 6. The Steam Tables. 7. Ideal Gases. 8. The Mass Balance Equation. 9. The First Law of Thermodynamics. 10. The Steady Flow Energy Equation. 11. Heat Engines. 12. The Second Law of Thermodynamics. 13. Entropy. 14. The Carnot Cycle. 15. The Rankine Steam Cycle. 16. The Air Standard Otto Cycle. Appendices.
Series Title: Essence of engineering.
Responsibility: James A. McGovern.

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