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Thermodynamics, An Engineering Approach, eighth edition, covers the basic principles of thermodynamics while presenting a wealth of real-world engineering examples so students get a feel for how thermodynamics is applied in engineering practice. This text helps students develop an intuitive understanding by emphasizing the physics and physical arguments. Cengel and Boles explore the various facets of thermodynamics through careful explanations of concepts and use of numerous practical examples and figures, having students develop necessary skills to bridge the gap between knowledge and the confidence to properly apply their knowledge.
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1 Introduction and Basic Concepts 2 Energy, Energy Transfer, and General Energy Analysis 3 Properties of Pure Substances 4 Energy Analysis of Closed Systems 5 Mass and Energy Analysis of Control Volumes 6 The Second Law of Thermodynamics 7 Entropy 8 Exergy 9 Gas Power Cycles 10 Vapor and Combined Power Cycles 11 Refrigeration Cycles 12 Thermodynamic Property Relations 13 Gas Mixtures 14 Gas Vapor Mixtures and Air-Conditioning 15 Chemical Reactions 16 Chemical and Phase Equilibrium 17 Compressible Flow 18 (web chapter) Renewable Energy Appendix 1 Property Tables and Charts (SI Units) Appendix 2 Property Tables and Charts (English Units)
ISBN: 9780073398174 ISBN-10: 0073398179 Series: Mechanical Engineering Audience:
Number Of Pages: 1024 Published: 1st February 2014 Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe Country of Publication: US Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 20.32
Weight (kg): 1.97
Edition Number: 8 Edition Type: Revised