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General Thermodynamics

1st Edition

By Donald Olander

CRC Press

408 pages

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� Because classical thermodynamics evolved into many branches of science and engineering, most undergraduate courses on the subject are taught from the perspective of each area of specialization. General Thermodynamics combines elements from mechanical and chemical engineering, chemistry (including electrochemistry), materials science, and b

Table of Contents

Concepts and definitions; First and Second Laws. Equations of state. Application of the first and second laws to processes in closed systems. Heat engines, power cycles, and the thermodynamics of open systems. Phase equilibrium in one-component systems; psychrometry. The mathematics of thermodynamics. Mixtures and solutions. Binary phase equilibria: Phase Diagrams. Chemical thermodynamics. Electrochemistry, Biothermodynamics.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI024000
SCIENCE / Energy
SCI065000
SCIENCE / Mechanics / Dynamics / Thermodynamics
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical