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Concepts and Applications

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  • Date Published: February 2020
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  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781107179714

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  • Fully revised to match the more traditional sequence of course materials, this full-color second edition presents the basic principles and methods of thermodynamics using a clear and engaging style and a wealth of end-of-chapter problems. It includes five new chapters on topics such as mixtures, psychrometry, chemical equilibrium, and combustion, and discussion of the Second Law of Thermodynamics has been expanded and divided into two chapters, allowing instructors to introduce the topic using either the cycle analysis in Chapter 6 or the definition of entropy in Chapter 7. Online ancillaries including a password-protected solutions manual, figures in electronic format, prepared PowerPoint lecture slides, and instructional videos are available.

    • Contains fifty percent more real-life examples and end-of-chapter problems, now arranged under section headings for better clarity
    • Offers new FE and EES/MATLAB® problems; the former encompassing topics on the FE exam and the latter providing students with a structure for good analysis methods that includes checking with hand calculations
    • Provides a wide range of pedagogical features, such as overview figures at the beginning of each chapter visually explaining how topics fit into the wider context of thermodynamics; in-text examples, followed by self-test questions, to help students assess their knowledge of the topics discussed; and key concepts and definitions checklists, conceptual questions and problems at the end of every chapter
    • NIST software available online provides properties for seventeen pure fluids and for air
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    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: February 2020
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781107179714
    • dimensions: 285 x 225 x 42 mm
    • weight: 2.65kg
    • contains: 740 b/w illus. 365 colour illus. 40 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

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    1. Beginnings
    2. Thermodynamic properties, property relationships, and processes
    3. Conservation of mass
    4. Energy and energy transfer
    5. First law of thermodynamics
    6. Second law of thermodynamics and some of its consequences
    7. Entropy and availability
    8. Thermal-fluid analysis of steady-flow devices
    9. Systems for power production, propulsion, and heating and cooling
    10. Ideal-gas mixtures
    11. Air-vapor mixtures
    12. Reacting systems
    13. Chemical and phase equilibrium
    Appendix A. Timeline
    Appendix B. Thermodynamic properties of H2O
    Appendix C. Thermodynamic and thermo-physical properties of air
    Appendix D. Thermodynamic properties of ideal gases and carbon
    Appendix E. Various thermodynamic data
    Appendix F. Thermo-physical properties of selected gases at 1 atm
    Appendix G. Thermo-physical properties of selected liquids
    Appendix H. Thermo-physical properties of hydrocarbon fuels
    Appendix I. Psychrometric charts
    Answers to selected problems

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    Stephen R. Turns, Pennsylvania State University
    Stephen R. Turns is Professor Emeritus of mechanical engineering at The Pennsylvania State University. His research interests include combustion-generated air pollution, other combustion-related topics, and engineering education pedagogy. Turns was the recipient of the 2009 ASEE Mechanical Engineering Division Ralph Coats Roe Award and has been the recipient of several teaching awards at Penn State. He is the author of An Introduction to Combustion: Concepts and Applications (3rd edition, 2011), also appearing in Chinese, Korean, and Portuguese, and of Thermal-Fluid Sciences: An Integrated Approach (2008). Turns is a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME).

    Laura L. Pauley, Pennsylvania State University
    Laura L. Pauley is Professor of mechanical engineering at the Pennsylvania State University. She teaches courses in the thermal sciences and conducts research in engineering education and computational fluid dynamics. Pauley has worked on grants focusing on aspects of engineering education including classroom experiments, presentation skills, and the climate for women in engineering. She has also initiated efforts in curriculum reform and experimental case studies for required courses in mechanical engineering. She is the recipient of Undergraduate Program Leadership Award (2003) and was selected as the first Arthur L. Glenn Professor of Engineering Education. Pauley is a fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering (ASME).

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