Engineering and Chemical Thermodynamics – Milo D. Koretsky – 2nd Edition


Chemical face the challenge of learning the difficult concept and application of entropy and the 2nd Law of Thermodynamics. By following a visual approach and offering qualitative discussions of the role of molecular interactions, Koretsky helps them understand and visualize thermodynamics. Highlighted examples show how the material is applied in the real world. Expanded coverage includes biological content and examples, the Equation of State approach for both liquid and vapor phases in VLE, and the practical side of the 2nd Law. Engineers will then be able to use this resource as the basis for more advanced concepts.

Koretsky’s qualitative discussion of the role of molecular interactions and the visual approaches he uses helps understand and visualize thermodynamics.

Engineering and Thermodynamics, 2e is designed for Thermodynamics I and Thermodynamics II courses taught out of the department to engineering majors. Specifically designed to accommodate with different learning styles, this text helps establish a solid foundation in engineering and chemical thermodynamics.

Clear conceptual development, worked-out examples and numerous end-of-chapter promote deep learning of thermodynamics and teach how to apply thermodynamics to real-world engineering .By showing how principles of thermodynamics relate to molecular concepts learned in prior courses, Engineering and Chemical Thermodynamics, 2e helps students construct new on a solid conceptual foundation.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Measured Thermodynamic Properties and Other Basic Concepts
Chapter 2 The First Law of Thermodynamics
Chapter 3 Entropy and the Second Law Of Thermodynamics
Chapter 4 Equations of State and Intermolecular Forces
Chapter 5 The Thermodynamic Web
Chapter 6 Phase Equilibria I: Problem Formulation
Chapter 7 Phase Equilibria II: Fugacity
Chapter 8 Phase Equilibria III: Applications
Chapter 9 Chemical Reaction Equilibria

Appendix A Physical Property Data
Appendix B Steam Tables
Appendix C Lee–Kesler Generalized Correlation Tables
Appendix D Unit Systems
Appendix E ThermoSolver Software
Appendix F References

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