Introduction to Engineering Thermodynamics – Richard E. Sonntag, Claus Borgnakke – 2nd Edition


A focused look at the principles and of thermodynamics Offering a concise, highly focused approach, Sonntag and Borgnakke’s Introduction to Thermodynamics, 2nd Edition is ideally suited for a one-semester or the first course in a thermal-fluid sciences sequence. Based on their highly successful text, of Thermodynamics, Introduction to Engineering Thermodynamics, 2nd Edition covers both fundamental principles and practical in a more student-friendly format.

The authors guide students, from readily measured thermodynamic properties through basic concepts like internal energy, entropy, and the first and second laws, up through brief coverage of psychrometrics, power cycles, and an introduction to and heat transfer. Highlights of the Second Edition New chapter on Chemical Reactions. Revised coverage of heat transfer, with a stronger emphasis on applications.

New Concept Checkpoints, which allow to test themselves on how well they understand concepts just presented. How-to sections at the end of most chapters, which answer commonly asked questions. Revised examples, illustrations, and homework problems, as well as a large number of new problems. ThermoNet tutorials, with accompanying graphics, animations, and video clips. Available online with the registration code in this text. Computer-Aided Thermodynamic Tables 2 Software (CATT2) by Claus Borgnakke, provides automated table lookup and interpolation of property data for a wide variety of substances. Available for download on the text’s website.

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  • 1. Some Introductory Comments.
    2. Some Concepts and Definitions.
    3. Properties of a Pure Substance.
    4. Work and Heat.
    5. The First Law of Thermodynamics.
    6. First-Law Analysis for a Control Volume.
    7. The Second Law of Thermodynamics.
    8. Entropy.
    9. Second-Law Analysis for a Control Volume.
    10. Gas Mixtures.
    11. Power and Refrigeration Systems.
    12. Chemical Reactions.
    13. Introduction to Heat Transfer.

    Appendix A: SI Units: Single-State Properties.
    Appendix B: SI Units: Thermodynamic Tables.
    Appendix C: Ideal Gas Specific Heat.
    Appendix D: Equations of State.
    Appendix E: Figures.
    Appendix F: English Unit Supplement.
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