Basic and Applied Thermodynamics – P. K. Nag – 8th Edition


Basics and Applied by P.K Nag provides a comprehensive exposure to the basic principles and concepts of Thermodynamics and their real-life applications. Updated with the new chapters, enhanced topical coverage and added pedagogical features, it helps learner learn in most effective and focused manner.

Book Salient Features:
– New chapters on
– Gas Compressors
– Internal Engines
– Gas and Propulsion Systems
– New topical coverage on Air Conditioning Systems, Air Washers, Expansion Device, Multi-Evaporation Systems and Refrigerator.

Exhaustive pedagogy includes:
– 228 solved examples
– 641 review
– 591 problems
– 65 objective-type

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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 Exergy and Irreversibility
9. Properties of Pure Substances
10. Properties of Gases and Gas Mixtures
11. Thermodynamic Relations Equilibrium and Third Law
12. an Equation of State
13. Vapour Power Cycles
14. Gas Power Cycles
15. Refrigeration Cycles
16. Psychrometrics
17. Reactive Systems
18. Compressible Fluid Flow
19. Elements of Heat Transfer
20. Statistical Thermodynamics
21. Irreversible Thermodynamics
22. Kinetic Theory of Gases and Distribution
23. Transport Processes in Gases

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