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Thermodynamics for engineers / Merle C. Potter, Craig W. Somerton.

By: Potter, Merle C [author.].
Contributor(s): Somerton, Craig W [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Schaum's outline series: Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill Education, [2014]Edition: 3rd edition.Description: x, 406 pages ; 28 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780071830829; 0071830820.Subject(s): Thermodynamics | Thermodynamics -- Problems, exercises, etcDDC classification: 621.4021
Contents:
1. Concepts, definitions, and basic principles -- Introduction -- Thermodynamic systems and control volume -- Macroscopic description -- Properties and state of a system -- Thermodynamic equilibrium, processes -- Units -- Density, specific volume, specific weight -- Pressure -- Temperature -- Energy -- 2. Properties of pure substances -- Introduction -- The P-v-T surface -- The liquid-vapor region -- Steam tables -- The ideal-gas equation of state -- Equations of state for a nonideal gas -- 3. Work and heat -- Introduction -- Definition of work -- Quasiequilibrium work due to a moving boundary -- Nonequilibrium work -- Other work modes -- Heat -- 4. The first law of thermodynamics -- Introduction -- The first law of thermodynamics applied to a cycle -- The first law applied to a process -- Enthalpy -- Latent heat -- Specific heats -- The first law applied to various processes -- General formulation for control volumes -- Applications of the energy equation -- 5. The second law of thermodynamics -- Introduction -- Heat engines, heat pumps, and refrigerators -- Statements of the second law of thermodynamics -- Reversibility -- The Carnot engine -- Carnot efficiency -- 6. Entropy -- Introduction -- Definition -- Entropy for an ideal gas with constant specific heats -- Entropy for an ideal gas with variable specific heats -- Entropy for substances such as steam, solids, and liquids -- The inequality of Clausius -- Entropy change for an irreversible process -- The second law applied to a control volume -- 7. Reversible work, irreversibility, and availability -- Basic concepts -- Reversible work and irreversibility -- Availability and exergy -- Second-law analysis of a cycle --
8. Gas power cycles -- Introduction -- Gas compressors -- The air-standard cycle -- The Carnot cycle -- The Otto cycle -- The diesel cycle -- The dual cycle -- The Stirling and Ericsson cycles -- The Brayton cycle -- The regenerative gas-turbine cycle -- The intercooling, reheat, regenerative gas-turbine cycle -- The turbojet engine -- 9. Vapor power cycles -- Introduction -- The Rankine cycle -- Rankine cycle efficiency -- The reheat cycle -- The regenerative cycle -- The supercritical Rankine cycle -- The heat pump -- The absorption refrigeration cycle -- The gas refrigeration cycle -- 11. Thermodynamic relations -- Three differential relationships -- The Maxwell relations -- The Clapeyron equation -- Further consequences of the Maxwell relations -- Relationships involving specific heats -- The Joule-Thomson coefficient -- Enthalpy, internal-energy, and entropy changes of real gases -- 12. Mixtures and solutions -- Basic definitions -- Ideal-gas law for mixtures -- Properties of a mixture of ideal gases -- Gas-vapor mixtures -- Adiabatic saturation and web-bulb temperatures -- The psychrometric chart -- Air-conditioning processes -- 13. Combustion -- Combustion equations -- Enthalpy of formation, enthalpy of combustion, and the first law -- Adiabatic flame temperature -- Sample exams for a semester course for engineering students -- Appendix A. Conversion of units -- Appendix B. Material properties -- Appendix C. Thermodynamic properties of water (steam tables) -- Appendix D. Thermodynamic properties of R134a -- Appendix E. Ideal-gas tables -- Appendix F. Psychrometric charts -- Appendix G. Compressibility chart -- Appendix H. Enthalpy departure charts -- Appendix I. Entropy departure charts.
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Previous edition: New York: McGraw-Hill, 2006.

Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Concepts, definitions, and basic principles -- Introduction -- Thermodynamic systems and control volume -- Macroscopic description -- Properties and state of a system -- Thermodynamic equilibrium, processes -- Units -- Density, specific volume, specific weight -- Pressure -- Temperature -- Energy -- 2. Properties of pure substances -- Introduction -- The P-v-T surface -- The liquid-vapor region -- Steam tables -- The ideal-gas equation of state -- Equations of state for a nonideal gas -- 3. Work and heat -- Introduction -- Definition of work -- Quasiequilibrium work due to a moving boundary -- Nonequilibrium work -- Other work modes -- Heat -- 4. The first law of thermodynamics -- Introduction -- The first law of thermodynamics applied to a cycle -- The first law applied to a process -- Enthalpy -- Latent heat -- Specific heats -- The first law applied to various processes -- General formulation for control volumes -- Applications of the energy equation -- 5. The second law of thermodynamics -- Introduction -- Heat engines, heat pumps, and refrigerators -- Statements of the second law of thermodynamics -- Reversibility -- The Carnot engine -- Carnot efficiency -- 6. Entropy -- Introduction -- Definition -- Entropy for an ideal gas with constant specific heats -- Entropy for an ideal gas with variable specific heats -- Entropy for substances such as steam, solids, and liquids -- The inequality of Clausius -- Entropy change for an irreversible process -- The second law applied to a control volume -- 7. Reversible work, irreversibility, and availability -- Basic concepts -- Reversible work and irreversibility -- Availability and exergy -- Second-law analysis of a cycle --

8. Gas power cycles -- Introduction -- Gas compressors -- The air-standard cycle -- The Carnot cycle -- The Otto cycle -- The diesel cycle -- The dual cycle -- The Stirling and Ericsson cycles -- The Brayton cycle -- The regenerative gas-turbine cycle -- The intercooling, reheat, regenerative gas-turbine cycle -- The turbojet engine -- 9. Vapor power cycles -- Introduction -- The Rankine cycle -- Rankine cycle efficiency -- The reheat cycle -- The regenerative cycle -- The supercritical Rankine cycle -- The heat pump -- The absorption refrigeration cycle -- The gas refrigeration cycle -- 11. Thermodynamic relations -- Three differential relationships -- The Maxwell relations -- The Clapeyron equation -- Further consequences of the Maxwell relations -- Relationships involving specific heats -- The Joule-Thomson coefficient -- Enthalpy, internal-energy, and entropy changes of real gases -- 12. Mixtures and solutions -- Basic definitions -- Ideal-gas law for mixtures -- Properties of a mixture of ideal gases -- Gas-vapor mixtures -- Adiabatic saturation and web-bulb temperatures -- The psychrometric chart -- Air-conditioning processes -- 13. Combustion -- Combustion equations -- Enthalpy of formation, enthalpy of combustion, and the first law -- Adiabatic flame temperature -- Sample exams for a semester course for engineering students -- Appendix A. Conversion of units -- Appendix B. Material properties -- Appendix C. Thermodynamic properties of water (steam tables) -- Appendix D. Thermodynamic properties of R134a -- Appendix E. Ideal-gas tables -- Appendix F. Psychrometric charts -- Appendix G. Compressibility chart -- Appendix H. Enthalpy departure charts -- Appendix I. Entropy departure charts.

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<p> Merle C. Potter, PhD , is the author or coauthor of The Mechanics of Fluids , Fluid Mechanics , Thermal Sciences , Differential Equations , Advanced Engineering Mathematics , Fundamentals of Engineering , and numerous papers in fluid mechanics and energy. He is Professor Emeritus of mechanical engineering at Michigan State University.<br> Craig W. Somerton, PhD , is an associate professor of mechanical engineering at Michigan State University. He has published in the International Journal of Mechcanical Engineering Education and is a past recipient of the SAE Ralph R. Teetor Education Award.</p>

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