Fundamentals of Thermodynamics

by ;
  • ISBN13:


  • ISBN10:


  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2012-12-26
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Purchase Benefits
  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
  • We Buy This Book Back!
    In-Store Credit: $52.50
    Check/Direct Deposit: $50.00
    PayPal: $50.00
List Price: $296.80


Now in a new edition, this book continues to set the standard for teaching readers how to be effective problem solvers, emphasizing the authors's signature methodologies that have taught over a half million students worldwide. This new edition provides a student-friendly approach that emphasizes the relevance of thermodynamics principles to some of the most critical issues of today and coming decades, including a wealth of integrated coverage of energy and the environment, biomedical/bioengineering, as well as emerging technologies. Visualization skills are developed and basic principles demonstrated through a complete set of animations that have been interwoven throughout.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction and Preliminaries

Chapter 2: Properties of a Pure Substance

Chapter 3: First Law of Thermodynamics and Energy Equation

Chapter 4: Energy Analysis for a Control Volume

Chapter 5: The Second Law of Thermodynamics

Chapter 6: Entropy

Chapter 7: Second-Law Analysis for a Control Volume

Chapter 8: Exergy

Chapter 9: Power and Refrigeration Systems—With Phase Change

Chapter 10: Power and Refrigeration Systems—Gaseous Working Fluids

Chapter 11: Gas Mixtures

Chapter 12: Thermodynamic Relations

Chapter 13: Chemical Reactions

Chapter 14: Introduction to Phase and Chemical Equilibrium

Chapter 15: Compressible Flow

Appendix A—SI Units: Single-State Properties

Appendix B—SI Units: Thermodynamic Tables

Appendix C—Ideal Gas Specific Heat

Appendix D—Equations of State

Appendix E—Figures

Appendix F—English Unit Tables

Rewards Program

Write a Review