Thermodynamics Made Simple for Energy Engineers: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Thermodynamics Made Simple for Energy Engineers

1st Edition

By S. Bobby Rauf

Fairmont Press

352 pages

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Hardback: 9781439852019
pub: 2011-11-28
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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

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI024000
SCIENCE / Energy
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics