Thermodynamics For Dummies

Written By Mike Pauken
Thermodynamics For Dummies
  • Publsiher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 02 August 2011
  • ISBN : 1118002911
  • Pages : 384 pages
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Download or read book entitled Thermodynamics For Dummies by author: Mike Pauken which was release on 02 August 2011 and published by John Wiley & Sons with total page 384 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Take some heat off the complexity of thermodynamics Does the mere thought of thermodynamics make you sweat? It doesn't have to! This hands-on guide helps you score your highest in a thermodynamics course by offering easily understood, plain-English explanations of how energy is used in things like automobiles, airplanes, air conditioners, and electric power plants. Thermodynamics 101 — take a look at some examples of both natural and man-made thermodynamic systems and get a handle on how energy can be used to perform work Turn up the heat — discover how to use the first and second laws of thermodynamics to determine (and improve upon) the efficiency of machines Oh, behave — get the 411 on how gases behave and relate to one another in different situations, from ideal-gas laws to real gases Burn with desire — find out everything you need to know about conserving mass and energy in combustion processes Open the book and find: The laws of thermodynamics Important properties and their relationships The lowdown on solids, liquids, and gases How work and heat go handin hand The cycles that power thermodynamic processes Chemical mixtures and reactions Ten pioneers in thermodynamics Real-world applications of thermodynamic laws and concepts Learn to: Master the concepts and principles of thermodynamics Develop the problem-solving skills used by professional engineers Ace your thermodynamics course

Thermodynamics For Dummies

Thermodynamics For Dummies
  • Author : Mike Pauken
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-08-02
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1118002911
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Summary : Take some heat off the complexity of thermodynamics Does the mere thought of thermodynamics make you sweat? It doesn't have to! This hands-on guide helps you score your highest in a thermodynamics course by offering easily understood, plain-English explanations of how energy is used in things like automobiles, airplanes, air ...

Engineering Thermodynamics

Engineering Thermodynamics
  • Author : D.C. Look,G. Alexander
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 781
  • ISBN : 1118002911
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Summary : Energy-its discovery, its availability, its use-concerns all of us in general and the engineers of today and tomorrow in particular. The study of thermodynamics-the science of energy-is a critical element in the education of all types of engineers. Engineering Thermodynamics provides a thorough intro duction to the art and science ...

Understanding Thermodynamics

Understanding Thermodynamics
  • Author : Hendrick C. Van Ness
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 1969
  • Total pages : 103
  • ISBN : 1118002911
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Summary : Clearly written treament elucidates fundamental concepts and demonstrates their plausibility and usefulness. Language is informal, examples are vivid and lively, and the perspectivie is fresh. Based on lectures delivered to engineering students, this work will also be valued by scientists, engineers, technicians, businessmen, anyone facing energy challenges of the future....

Thermodynamics

Thermodynamics
  • Author : Enrico Fermi
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1937
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 1118002911
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Summary : In this classic of modern science, the Nobel Laureate presents a clear treatment of systems, the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics, entropy, thermodynamic potentials, and much more. Calculus required....

An Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics

An Introduction to Statistical Thermodynamics
  • Author : Terrell L. Hill
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2012-06-08
  • Total pages : 544
  • ISBN : 1118002911
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Summary : Four-part treatment covers principles of quantum statistical mechanics, systems composed of independent molecules or other independent subsystems, and systems of interacting molecules, concluding with a consideration of quantum statistics....

Thermodynamics and an Introduction to Thermostatistics

Thermodynamics and an Introduction to Thermostatistics
  • Author : Herbert B. Callen
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 1985-09-12
  • Total pages : 512
  • ISBN : 1118002911
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Summary : The only text to cover both thermodynamic and statistical mechanics--allowing students to fully master thermodynamics at the macroscopic level. Presents essential ideas on critical phenomena developed over the last decade in simple, qualitative terms. This new edition maintains the simple structure of the first and puts new emphasis on pedagogical ...

Non equilibrium Thermodynamics

Non equilibrium Thermodynamics
  • Author : Sybren Ruurds de Groot,Peter Mazur
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 1984-01-01
  • Total pages : 510
  • ISBN : 1118002911
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Summary : Classic monograph treats the irreversible processes and phenomena of thermodynamics: non-equilibrium thermodynamics. Covers statistical foundations and applications of the field with special chapters on fluctuation theory, theory of stochastic processes, kinetic theory of gases, derivation of the Onsager reciprocal relations, more. 4 black-and-white illustrations....

Thermodynamics of Small Systems Parts I II

Thermodynamics of Small Systems  Parts I   II
  • Author : Terrell L. Hill
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 2013-10-17
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 1118002911
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Summary : Authoritative summary introduces basics, explores environmental variables, examines binding on macromolecules and aggregation, and includes brief summaries of electric and magnetic fields, spherical drops and bubbles, and polydisperse systems. 1963 and 1964 editions....

Relativity Thermodynamics and Cosmology

Relativity  Thermodynamics  and Cosmology
  • Author : Richard Chace Tolman
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 1987
  • Total pages : 501
  • ISBN : 1118002911
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Summary : Landmark study discusses Einstein's theory, extends thermodynamics to special and general relativity, and also develops the applications of relativistic mechanics and thermodynamics to cosmological models....

Thermodynamics

Thermodynamics
  • Author : Ä°smail Tosun
  • Publisher : World Scientific Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2015-06-29
  • Total pages : 376
  • ISBN : 1118002911
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Summary : This eminently readable introductory text provides a sound foundation to understand the abstract concepts used to express the laws of thermodynamics. The emphasis is on the fundamentals rather than spoon-feeding the subject matter. The concepts are explained with utmost clarity in simple and elegant language. It provides the background material ...

An Introduction to Applied Statistical Thermodynamics

An Introduction to Applied Statistical Thermodynamics
  • Author : Stanley I. Sandler
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2010-11-15
  • Total pages : 372
  • ISBN : 1118002911
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Thermodynamics In Nuclear Power Plant Systems

Thermodynamics In Nuclear Power Plant Systems
  • Author : Bahman Zohuri,Patrick McDaniel
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-04-20
  • Total pages : 724
  • ISBN : 1118002911
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Summary : This book covers the fundamentals of thermodynamics required to understand electrical power generation systems, honing in on the application of these principles to nuclear reactor power systems. It includes all the necessary information regarding the fundamental laws to gain a complete understanding and apply them specifically to the challenges of ...

Molecular Thermodynamics

Molecular Thermodynamics
  • Author : Donald A. McQuarrie,John D. Simon
  • Publisher : Sterling Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 1999-02-24
  • Total pages : 656
  • ISBN : 1118002911
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Summary : Evolved from McQuarrie and Simon's best-sellingtextbook, Physical Chemistry: A Molecular Approach, thistext focuses in on the thermodynamics portion of the course. Although many of the chapters in MolecularThermodynamicsare similar to chapters in the larger physical chemistry text, new material has been added throughoutalong with three entirely new chapters on "The ...

Thermodynamics for Chemists Physicists and Engineers

Thermodynamics for Chemists  Physicists and Engineers
  • Author : Robert Hołyst,Andrzej Poniewierski
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-07-05
  • Total pages : 344
  • ISBN : 1118002911
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Summary : This textbook takes an interdisciplinary approach to the subject of thermodynamics and is therefore suitable for undergraduates in chemistry, physics and engineering courses. The book is an introduction to phenomenological thermodynamics and its applications to phase transitions and chemical reactions, with some references to statistical mechanics. It strikes the balance ...

Atmospheric Thermodynamics

Atmospheric Thermodynamics
  • Author : Craig F. Bohren,Bruce A. Albrecht,Professor of Meteorology and Physical Oceanography Bruce A Albrecht
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 1998
  • Total pages : 402
  • ISBN : 1118002911
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Summary : This comprehensive text is based on the authors' course notes, refined and updated over 15 years of teaching. The core of the text focuses on water and its transformations. Four chapters lay the foundation, from energy conservation to the ideal gas law, specific heat capacities, adiabatic processes, and entropy. An extensive ...