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Thermo-Hydro-Mechanical Wood Processing

1st Edition

By Parvis Navi, Dick Sandberg

EPFL Press

280 pages

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eBook (VitalSource) : 9780429105692
pub: 2012-02-07
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Description

Describing the history and state-of-the-art of the thermo-hydrous manipulation of wood, this book provides either a desk reference or a field manual of wood science. It examines the polymeric components of wood and its multilevel hierarchical structure that confer its unique general-purpose character and faculty for transformation. Exceeding all ot

Table of Contents

Generalities and Fundamental Laws. Closed Systems and General Thermodynamic Relations. Balances of Extensive Entities. Open Systems in Steady-State Operation. Thermodynamic Properties of Matter. Mixture of Ideal or Perfect Gases. Mixtures of a Gas with a Condensable Substance. Thermodynamic Processes and Diagrams. Simple Examples of Application of the First and Second Laws. Energy and Exergy Analyses (Thermomechanical Processes). Combustion. Examples of Applications From ChaptersThermodynamic Cycles. Applications: Examples from Chapters. Linear Thermodynamics of Irreversible Phenomena.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI000000
SCIENCE / General
SCI013000
SCIENCE / Chemistry / General
TEC021000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Material Science