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Introduction to thermal and fluid engineering

Author: Allan D Kraus; James R Welty; Abdul S Aziz
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC/Taylor & Francis, ©2012.
Series: Heat transfer : a series of reference books and textbooks, 3; Heat transfer (Boca Raton, Fla.), 3.
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Offering an overview of basic concepts, this textbook presents an introductory treatment of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer. It features examples that highlight the design aspect  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
Material Type: Program
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Allan D Kraus; James R Welty; Abdul S Aziz
ISBN: 9781420088083 1420088084
OCLC Number: 221164417
Notes: Series number from CIP data.
Description: xx, 952 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
Contents: The Thermal/Fluid Sciences: Introductory ConceptsThermodynamicsFluid MechanicsHeat TransferEngineered Systems and ProductsHistorical DevelopmentThe Thermal/Fluid Sciences and the EnvironmentThermodynamics: Preliminary Concepts and DefinitionsThe Study of ThermodynamicsSome DefinitionsDimensions and UnitsDensity and Related PropertiesPressureTemperature and the Zeroth Law of ThermodynamicsProblem-Solving MethodologyEnergy and the First Law of ThermodynamicsKinetic, Potential, and Internal EnergyWorkHeatThe First Law of ThermodynamicsThe Energy Balance for Closed SystemsThe Ideal Gas ModelIdeal Gas Enthalpy and Specific HeatsProcesses of an Ideal GasProperties of Pure, Simple Compressible SubstancesThe State PostulateP-v-T RelationshipsThermodynamic Property DataThe T-s and h-s DiagramsReal Gas BehaviorEquations of StateThe Polytropic Process for an Ideal GasControl Volume Mass and Energy Analysis The Control VolumeConservation of MassConservation of Energy for a Control VolumeSpecific Heats of Incompressible SubstancesApplications of Control Volume Energy AnalysisSynthesis or Analysis?The First Law Heat BalanceDesign ExampleThe Second Law of ThermodynamicsThe Kelvin-Planck Statement and Heat EnginesThe Clausius Statement: Refrigerators and Heat PumpsThe Equivalence of the Kelvin-Planck and Clausius StatementsReversible and Irreversible ProcesseThe Carnot CycleThe Carnot Cycle with External IrreversibilitiesThe Absolute Temperature ScalesEntropyThe Classical Definition of EntropyThe Clausius InequalityThe Temperature-Entropy DiagramThe Gibbs Property RelationsEntropy Change for Solids, Liquids, and Ideal GasesThe Isentropic Process for an Ideal GasIsentropic Efficiencies of Steady Flow DevicesThe Entropy Balance EquationGas Power SystemsThe Internal Combustion EngineThe Air Standard Otto CycleDesign ExampleThe Air Standard Diesel CycleThe Gas TurbineThe Jet EngineVapor Power and Refrigeration CyclesThe Steam Power PlantThe Ideal Rankine CycleThe Ideal Rankine Cycle with SuperheatThe Effect of IrreversibilitiesThe Rankine Cycle with Superheat and ReheatDesign ExampleThe Ideal Rankine Cycle with RegenerationThe Ideal Refrigeration CycleThe Ideal Vapor Compression Refrigeration CycleDepartures from the Ideal Refrigeration CycleMixtures of Gases, Vapors, and Combustion ProductsMixtures of Ideal GasesPsychrometricsThe Psychrometric ChartThe Products of CombustionIntroduction to Fluid MechanicsThe Definition of a FluidFluid Properties and Flow PropertiesThe Variation of Properties in a FluidThe Continuum ConceptLaminar and Turbulent FlowFluid Stress Conventions and ConceptsViscosity, a Fluid PropertyDesign ExampleOther Fluid PropertiesFluid StaticsPressure Variation in a Static FieldHydrostatic PressureHydrostatic Forces on Plane SurfacesDesign ExampleHydrostatic Forces on Curved SurfacesBuoyancyStabilityUniform Rectilinear Acceleration Control Volume Analysis-Mass and Energy ConservationFundamental LawsConservation of MassMass Conservation ApplicationsThe First Law of Thermodynamics for a Control VolumeApplications of the Control Volume Expression for the First LawThe Bernoulli EquationDesign ExampleNewton's Second Law of MotionLinear MomentumApplications of the Control Volume ExpressionDesign ExampleThe Control Volume Relation for the Moment of MomentumApplications of the Moment of Momentum RelationshipDimensional Analysis and SimilarityFundamental DimensionsThe Buckingham Pi TheoremReduction of Differential Equations to a Dimensionless FormDimensional Analysis of Rotating MachinesSimilarityViscous FlowReynolds' ExperimentFluid DragDesign ExampleBoundary Layer Flow over a Flat PlateFlow in Pipes and Pipe NetworksFrictional Loss in PipesDimensional Analysis of Pipe FlowFully Developed FlowFriction Factors for Fully Developed FlowFriction Factor and Head Loss Determination for Pipe FlowDesign ExampleDesign ExampleDesign ExampleMultiple-Path Pipe SystemsFluid MachineryThe Centrifugal PumpThe Net Positive Suction HeadCombining Pump and System PerformanceScaling Laws for Pumps and FansAxial and Mixed Flow PumpsTurbinesIntroduction to Heat TransferConductionThermal ConductivityConvectionRadiationThermal ResistanceCombined Mechanisms of Heat TransferThe Overall Heat Transfer CoefficientSteady-State ConductionThe General Equation of Heat ConductionConduction in Plane WallsRadial Heat FlowSimple Shapes with Heat GenerationExtended SurfacesTwo-Dimensional ConductionUnsteady-State ConductionThe Lumped Capacitance ModelThe Semi-Infinite SolidDesign ExampleFinite-Sized SolidsForced Convection-Internal FlowTemperature Distributions with Internal Forced ConvectionConvective Heat Transfer CoefficientsApplications of Internal Flow Forced Convection CorrelationsDesign ExampleDesign ExampleForced Convection-External FlowFlow Parallel to a Plane WallExternal Flow over Bluff BodiesDesign ExampleFree or Natural Convection Governing ParametersWorking Correlations for Natural ConvectionNatural Convection in Parallel Plate ChannelsDesign ExampleNatural Convection in EnclosuresHeat ExchangersGoverning RelationshipsHeat Exchanger Analysis MethodsDesign ExampleFinned Heat ExchangersRadiation Heat TransferThe Electromagnetic SpectrumMonochromatic Emissive PowerRadiation Properties and Kirchhoff's LawRadiation Intensity and Lambert's Cosine LawHeat Flow between BlackbodiesHeat Flow by Radiation between Two BodiesRadiosity and IrradiationRadiation within Enclosures by a Network MethodAppendix A: Tables and ChartsAppendix B: Summary of Differential Vector Operations in Three Coordinate Systems
Series Title: Heat transfer : a series of reference books and textbooks, 3; Heat transfer (Boca Raton, Fla.), 3.
Responsibility: Allan D. Kraus, James R. Welty, Abdul Aziz.


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