The Principles of Thermal Sciences and Their Application to Engineering

By J.C. Jones

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With an integrated approach to thermodynamics and heat transfer, this text covers topics including: the First Law of Thermodynamics, fundamentals and application; the Second and Third Laws; radiation heat transfer; and introductory statistical thermodynamics.

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This work presents an intergrated approach to thermodynamics and heat transfer suitable for undergraduates on a mumber of courses. Topics covered include: the First Law of Thermodynamics, fundamentals and applications; the Second and Third Laws; thermodynamic cycles including the Carnot, Rankine and Otto Cycles; conduction of heat, under both steady and non-steady conditions; forced and natural convection of heat; radiation heat transfer; and introductory statistical thermodynamics. In addition there are many numerical examples throughout the text and at the end of each chapter.

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Format Paperback
Imprint Whittles Publishing
Publication Date 14 Aug 2000
ISBN 9781870325189
Number of Pages 176

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