Thermodynamics and Energy Systems Analysis: From Energy to Exergy, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Thermodynamics and Energy Systems Analysis

From Energy to Exergy, 1st Edition

By Lucien Borel, Daniel Favrat

EPFL Press

800 pages

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Hardback: 9781439835166
pub: 2010-06-23
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Carefully designed to teach thermodynamics to engineers, this book focuses on the phenomena of irreversibility and the notion of entropy. It also presents a general theory of exergy, with methods of analyse that allow engineers to master problems of current interest in the field of energy management. The authors illustrate practical aspects of the theory by descibiing specific applications such as combustion chambers, turbines, compressors, heat pumps, fuel cells, refrigeration, and more.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI024000
SCIENCE / Energy
SCI065000
SCIENCE / Mechanics / Dynamics / Thermodynamics
TEC008010
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electronics / Circuits / General