The new edition of this flagship title has been enriched with pedagogy to further help the readers. With the addition of a new chapter on Gas Compressors, the book is now a complete offering for the first course on Thermodynamics. Key Features Separate chapter on Gas Compressors with detailed coverage on Single Stage Reciprocating Air Compressor, Multistage Compression, Rotary Compressors. Increased number of solved examples in all the chapters. More real life questions added at the end of each chapter. Exclusive web site dedicated to the new edition of the book. Web site will feature the following: Solution manual to the third edition, Self-test quiz.
Table of Contents:
1. Introduction 2. Temperature 3. Work and Heat Transfer 4. First Law of Thermodynamics 5. First Law Applied to Flow Processes 6. Second Law of Thermodynamics 7. Entropy 8. Available Energy, Availability and Irreversibility 9. Properties of Pure Substances 10. Properties of Gases and Gas Mixtures 11. Thermodynamics Relations, Equilibrium and Stability 12. Vapour Power Cycles 13. Gas Power Cycles 14. Refrigeration Cycles 15. Psychometrics 16. Reactive Systems 17. Compressible Fluid Flow 18. Elements of Heat Transfer 19. Gas Compressors