1st Edition

Thermodynamics Made Simple for Energy Engineers



ISBN 9781439852019
Published November 28, 2011 by Fairmont Press
352 Pages

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Book Description

This text provides an overview of important theory, principles, and concepts in the field of thermodynamics, making this abstract and complex subject easy to comprehend while building practical skills in the process. It enhances understanding of heat transfer, steam tables, energy concepts, power generation, psychrometry, refrigeration cycles, and more. Practical, easily accessible case studies illustrate various thermodynamics principles. Each chapter concludes with a list of questions or problems, with answers at the back of the book.

Table of Contents

Introduction to Energy, Heat and Thermodynamics
Thermodynamics and Power
Study of Enthalpy and Entropy
Understanding Mollier Diagram
Saturated and Superheated Steam Tables
Phases of Water and Associated Thermodynamics
Laws of Thermodynamics
Thermodynamic Processes
Gas Dynamics
Psychrometry and Psychrometric Analysis
Refrigeration Cycles and HVAC Systems

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