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Thermal Science Erian A. Baskharone

Thermal Science

Erian A. Baskharone

Published June 26th 2012
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Kindle Edition
480 pages
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A practical, illustrated guide to thermal science A practical, illustrated guide to thermal scienceWritten by a subject-matter expert with many years of academic and industrial experience, Thermal Science provides detailed yet concise coverage ofMore A practical, illustrated guide to thermal science A practical, illustrated guide to thermal scienceWritten by a subject-matter expert with many years of academic and industrial experience, Thermal Science provides detailed yet concise coverage of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer. The laws of thermodynamics are discussed with emphasis on their real-world applications.This comprehensive resource clearly presents the flow-governing equations of fluid mechanics, including those of mass, linear momentum, and energy conservation. Flow behavior through turbomachinery components is also addressed. The three modes of heat transfer--conduction, convection, and radiation--are described along with practical applications of each.Thermal Science covers:Properties of pure substances and ideal gasesFirst and second laws of thermodynamicsEnergy conversion by cyclesPower-absorbing cyclesGas power cyclesFlow-governing equationsExternal and internal flow structuresRotating machinery fluid mechanicsVariable-geometry turbomachinery stagesPrandtl-Meyer flowInternal flow, friction, and pressure dropFanno flow process for a viscous flow fieldRayleigh flowHeat conduction and convectionHeat exchangersTransfer by radiationInstructor material available for download fromcompanion website