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Thermodynamics For Dummies, Paperback / softback Book

Thermodynamics For Dummies Paperback / softback

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Take some heat off the complexity of thermodynamics Does the mere thought of thermodynamics make you sweat?

It doesn't have to! This hands-on guide helps you score your highest in a thermodynamics course by offering easily understood, plain-English explanations of how energy is used in things like automobiles, airplanes, air conditioners, and electric power plants. * Thermodynamics 101 take a look at some examples of both natural and man-made thermodynamic systems and get a handle on how energy can be used to perform work * Turn up the heat discover how to use the first and second laws of thermodynamics to determine (and improve upon) the efficiency of machines * Oh, behave get the 411 on how gases behave and relate to one another in different situations, from ideal-gas laws to real gases * Burn with desire find out everything you need to know about conserving mass and energy in combustion processes Open the book and find: * The laws of thermodynamics * Important properties and their relationships * The lowdown on solids, liquids, and gases * How work and heat go handin hand * The cycles that power thermodynamic processes * Chemical mixtures and reactions * Ten pioneers in thermodynamics * Real-world applications of thermodynamic laws and concepts Learn to: * Master the concepts and principles of thermodynamics * Develop the problem-solving skills used by professional engineers * Ace your thermodynamics course

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 384 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Engineering thermodynamics
  • ISBN: 9781118002919

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