This book is unique in its in-depth coverage of heat transfer and fluid mechanics including numerical and computer methods, applications, thermodynamics and fluid mechanics. It will serve as a comprehensive resource for professional engineers well into the new millennium. Some of the material will be drawn from the "Handbook of Mechanical Engineering," but with expanded information in such areas as compressible flow and pumps, conduction, and desalination.
Thermodynamics And Thermal Engineering, A Core Text In Si Units, Meets The Complete Requirements Of The Students Of Mechanical Engineering In All Universities. Ultimately, It Aims At Aiding The Students Genuinely Understand The Basic Principles Of Thermodynamics And Apply Those Concepts To Practical Problems Confidently. It Provides A Clear And Detailed Exposition Of Basic Principles Of Thermodynamics. Concepts Like Enthalpy, Entropy, Reversibility, Availability Are Presented In Depth And In A Simple Manner. Important Applications Of Thermodynamics Like Various Engineering Cycles And Processes Are Explained In Detail. Introduction To Latest Topics Are Enclosed At The End.Each Topic Is Further Supplemented With Solved Problems Including Problems From Gate, Ies Exams, Objective Questions Along With Answers, Review Questions And Exercise Problems Alongwith Answers For An Indepth Understanding Of The Subject.
Thermal Engineering covers in a comprehensive and coherent manner fundamentals of thermodynamics and their engineering applications. Beginning with elementary ideas of pressure, temperature and heat, it develops the laws of thermodynamics from experimental and engineering backgrounds. Steam turbine is covered in a simple and easy methods of drawing velocity triangles. As thermal science is related to heat transfer, a general overview is presented and alongwith a discussion on various power cycles for improving efficiency.
The CRC Handbook of Thermal Engineering, Second Edition, is a fully updated version of this respected reference work, with chapters written by leading experts. Its first part covers basic concepts, equations and principles of thermodynamics, heat transfer, and fluid dynamics. Following that is detailed coverage of major application areas, such as bioengineering, energy-efficient building systems, traditional and renewable energy sources, food processing, and aerospace heat transfer topics. The latest numerical and computational tools, microscale and nanoscale engineering, and new complex-structured materials are also presented. Designed for easy reference, this new edition is a must-have volume for engineers and researchers around the globe.