Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics

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9780470030370: Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics

A comprehensive, best-selling introduction to the basics of engineering thermodynamics. Requiring only college-level physics and calculus, this popular book includes numerous illustrations and graphs to help students learn engineering concepts.

A tested and proven problem-solving methodology encourages readers to think systematically and develop an orderly approach to problem solving:

  • Provides readers with a state-of-the art introduction to second law analysis.
  • Design/open-ended problems provide readers with brief design experiences that offer them opportunities to apply constraints and consider alternatives.

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Now with an even stronger pedagogical framework, Moran and Shapiro's Fifth Edition of Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics (SI Version) presents a comprehensive treatment of engineering thermodynamics, enabling students to develop a deeper, more complete understanding of subject.

 

Key features:

  • Includes worked examples and over 1200 end-of-chapter questions.
  • New Thermodynamics in the News items tie reports from the popular press, such as fuel cells, to concepts covered in the text.
  • A strong problem solving methodology encourages readers to develop an orderly approach to problem solving, to think systematically and to reduce typical errors.
  • End of chapter material builds problem solving skills in three modes: Conceptual (Exercises: Things Engineers Think About); Skill Building (Problems: Developing Engineering Skills); and Exploration (Design and Open-Ended Problems: Exploring Engineering Practice).
  • Supplementary material for students and lecturers is provided on an accompanying website.
  • Design/Open-Ended Problems provide brief design experiences that provide opportunities to think creatively, apply constraints and consider alternatives.
  • Thorough development of the second law, featuring the entropy production concept and exergy analysis, provides a state-of-the-art introduction to second law analysis.

Review:

"...excellent sources for thermodynamics undergraduate..." (The Aeronautical Journal, February 2007)

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Michael J. Moran; Howard N. Shapiro
Published by Wiley (2006)
ISBN 10: 0470030372 ISBN 13: 9780470030370
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