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Thermodynamics

Thermodynamics

Author(s):
  • S. C. Gupta
  • Author: S. C. Gupta
    • ISBN:9788131717950
    • 10 Digit ISBN:813171795X
    • Price:Rs. 750.00
    • Pages:552
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


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    This text is designed for the first course on thermodynamics offered to undergraduate students of mechanical engineering. The book presents the Macroscopic (classical) and Microscopic (Statistical) thermodynamics including applications to power cycles, and aims to create an analytical mind in the reader to solve problems.

    Table of Content

    1. Basic Concepts
    2. Laws of Thermodynamics - I
    3. Laws of Thermodynamics - II
    4. Working Substances
    5. Gas and Vapour Mixtures
    6. Reactive Mixtures
    7. Vapour Power Cycles
    8. Gas Power Cycles
    9. Microscopic Approach

    Salient Features

    • Zeroth, first and second law of thermodynamics
    • Non-reactive and reactive gas mixtures with their second law analysis
    • Analysis of binary mixtures and psychrometry
    • Chapter on working substances – discusses the behavior of a substance in its different phases and the role of the two-dimensional charts in a cycle
    • First and second law analysis of combined cycle adopted at Anta Gas Plant
    • Pedagogy includes solved numerical problems, review questions, practice problems, and multiple-choice questions, with answers
    • Appendix containing 97 additional solved problems