Authored by: Ronald L. Klaus

Managing Air Quality and Energy Systems

Print publication date:  July  2020
Online publication date:  July  2020

Print ISBN: 9781138342675
eBook ISBN: 9781003043461
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The foundational ideas of thermodynamics, especially the implications of its two main laws, are presented, and their implications for energy engineering are discussed. Special attention is given to the implications of the second law in the design of processes that are thermodynamically efficient. The application of thermodynamics to practical engineering problems requires accurate estimation of thermodynamic properties of fluids. A survey of the methods used for such estimations is also presented

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