Thermal-Fluid Sciences

Thermal-Fluid Sciences

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Thermal-Fluid Sciences is a truly integrated textbook for engineering courses covering thermodynamics, heat transfer and fluid mechanics. This integration is based on: 1. The fundamental conservation principles of mass, energy, and momentum; 2. A hierarchical grouping of related topics; 3. The early introduction and revisiting of practical device examples and applications. As with all great textbooks the focus is on accuracy and accessibility. To enhance the learning experience Thermal-Fluid Sciences features full color illustrations. The robust pedagogy includes: chapter learning objectives, overviews, historical vignettes, numerous examples which follow a consistent problem-solving format enhanced by innovative self tests and color coding to highlight significant equations and advanced topics. Each chapter concludes with a brief summary and a unique checklist of key concepts and definitions. Integrated tutorials show the student how to use modern software including the NIST Database (included on the in-text CD) to obtain thermodynamic and transport properties.FIGURE 12.37 Air is cooled and moisture removed at the cooling coil in an air conditioner (a and b) and a dehumidifier (b). ... FIGURE 12.38 Schematic diagram of a residential air-conditioning system. ... the evaporator is usually part of the indoor furnace assembly and the condenser is a stand-alone unit located outdoors.

Title:Thermal-Fluid Sciences
Author:Stephen Turns
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2006-01-30


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