Thermodynamics: An Engineering Approach- Yunus Çengel, Michael Boles – 6th Edition


Thermodynamics is a fascinating and exciting subject that deals with energy, which is essential for the preservation of life, thermodynamics has long been a fundamental part of engineering curricula throughout the world.

This work is an international bestseller for those who study this subject. This new edition of thermodynamics makes it easier for students to develop a more intuitive understanding of thermodynamics. It includes a clear introduction to the first law of thermodynamics.
It features separate energy analysis of closed systems, combined coverage of energy analysis and control volume mass, plus revised coverage of compressible flow. It provides a more precise approach and seeks a physical understanding of the fundamental concepts of thermodynamics.

The authors offer a text for engineering careers that ‘speaks directly to tomorrow’s engineers’. It contains more illustrations than other books in its category, with images that show everyday scenes, so that students can easily identify situations. The figures and photographs emphasize some key concepts that would otherwise go unnoticed; other images are presented as a summary.

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  • Chapter 1 : Introduction and Basic Concepts
    Chapter 2 : Energy, Energy Transfer and Energy Analysis
    Chapter 3 : Properties of Pure Substances
    Chapter 4 : Closed System Energy Analysis
    Chapter 5 : Mass and Power Analysis of Control Volumes (Open Systems)
    Chapter 6 : The Second Law of Thermodynamics
    Chapter 7 : Entropy
    Chapter 8 : Exergy: A Measure of Work Potential
    Chapter 9 : Gas Potential Cycles
    Chapter 10 : Steam and Combined Power Cycles
    Chapter 11 : Cooling Cycles
    Chapter 12: Relationships of Thermodynamic Properties
    Chapter 13 : Gas Mixtures
    Chapter 14 : Mixtures of Gas-Steam and Air Conditioning
    Chapter 15 : Chemical Reactions
    Chapter 16 : Chemical and Phase Equilibrium
    Chapter 17 : Compressible Fluid

    Appendix 1: Property Tables, Figures and Diagrams (SI Units)
    Appendix 2: Property Tables, Figures and Diagrams (English Units)
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