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Thermodynamics and Heat Power (6th Edition)

 
 
 
 
Thermodynamics and Heat Power (6th Edition)
Author: Kurt C. Rolle
ISBN 13: 9780131139282
ISBN 10: 131139282
Edition: 6
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2004-07-23
Format: Paperback
Pages: 768
List Price: $193.20
 
 

This book presents learners with the fundamental concepts of thermodynamics and their practical application to heat power, heat transfer, and heating and air conditioning. It addresses real-world problems in engineering and design - rather than focusing on abstract mathematics.

Chapter topics include the thermodynamic system; work, heat, and reversibility; conservation of mass and the first law of thermodynamics; equations of state and calorimetry; availability and useful work; the internal combustion engine and the Otto and Diesel cycles; gas turbines, jet propulsion, and the Brayton cycle; steam power generation and the Rankine cycle; refrigeration and heat pumps; and much more.

For use in engineering technology programs.