Download e-book for kindle: Thermodynamics for Engineers, 2nd Edition (Mechanical and by Kaufui Vincent Wong

By Kaufui Vincent Wong

Aspiring engineers want a textual content that prepares them to take advantage of thermodynamics in specialist perform. Thermodynamics teachers want a concise textbook written for a one-semester undergraduate course—a textual content that foregoes litter and pointless information yet furnishes the basic proof and methods.

Thermodynamics for Engineers, moment Edition maintains to fill either these wishes. Paying exact recognition to the training technique, the writer has built a distinct, functional consultant to classical thermodynamics. His strategy is remarkably cohesive. for instance, he develops a similar instance via his presentation of the 1st legislation and either types of the second one law—entropy and exergy. He additionally unifies his remedies of the conservation of power, the production of entropy, and the destruction of availability through the use of a stability equation for every, therefore emphasizing the commonality among the legislation and permitting more uncomplicated comprehension and use.


This Second Edition incorporates a new bankruptcy on thermodynamic estate kinfolk and offers up to date, extended challenge units in each bankruptcy. obtainable, functional, and cohesive, the textual content builds a pretty good starting place for complicated engineering stories and perform. It exposes scholars to the "big photograph" of thermodynamics, and its streamlined presentation permits glimpses into very important options and techniques infrequently provided through texts at this level.


What’s New during this Edition:





  • Updated and multiplied challenge sets

  • New bankruptcy on thermodynamic estate relations

  • Updated bankruptcy on warmth transfer

  • Electronic figures to be had upon qualifying direction adoption

  • End-of-chapter poems to summarize engineering principles

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