Provides a solid grounding in the basic principles of the science of thermodynamics proceeding to practical, hands-on applications in large-scale industrial settings. Presents myriad applications for power plants, refrigeration and air conditioning systems, and turbomachinery. Features hundreds of helpful example problems and analytical exercises. Solutions manual is available to instructors.
Table of Contents
Part I: Fundamentals 1. Introduction 2. Processes of an Ideal Gas 3. Ideal Processes of Real Substances 4. Work 5. Heat and the First Law 6. Entropy and the Second Law 7. Availability and Irreversibility Part II: Applications 8. Refrigeration 9. Air Conditioning 10. Steam Power Plants 11. Internal Combustion Engines 12. Turbomachinery 13. Gas Turbine Power Plants 14. Propulsion