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Twenty Lectures On Thermodynamics

Author : H. A. Buchdahl
ISBN : 9781483150444
Genre : Science
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Twenty Lectures on Thermodynamics is a course of lectures, parts of which the author has given various times over the last few years. The book gives the readers a bird's eye view of phenomenological and statistical thermodynamics. The book covers many areas in thermodynamics such as states and transition; adiabatic isolation; irreversibility; the first, second, third and Zeroth laws of thermodynamics; entropy and entropy law; the idea of the application of thermodynamics; pseudo-states; the quantum-static al canonical and grand canonical ensembles; and semi-classical gaseous systems. The text is recommended for physics students who are in need of a basic yet effective knowledge in the foundations of thermodynamics, as the book explains its many concepts in such an elementary and pedagogic manner, giving the readers a greater understanding of the core of the subject.


Author : Hans D. Baehr
ISBN : 9783662105276
Genre : Science
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Dieses Lehrbuch der Thermodynamik hat sich in vielen Auflagen und Sprachen bewährt; es liegt jetzt in einer grundlegenden und erweiterten Fassung vor. Die Stoffauswahl dieser gründlichen und verständlichen Einführung orientiert sich an den Lehrinhalten einführender Vorlesungen der Thermodynamik und Energietechnik. Neben den Energiebilanzen des ersten Hauptsatzes wird der zweite Hauptsatz besonders ausführlich dargestellt unter Einschluß des Exergiebegriffs, der für die Bewertung von Energieumwandlung wichtig ist. Erstmals werden auch die thermodynamischen Aspekte aller wesentlichen Teile der Energietechnik umfassend behandelt: Stationäre Fließprozesse, Verbrennungsprozesse und Verbrennungskraftanlagen, thermische Kraftwerke, Heizsysteme und Kälteanlagen. Dabei wurden Abschnitte über Wärmeübertrager, die Gasturbine als Flugzeugantrieb, Verbrennungsmotoren, Kernkraftwerke, kombinierte Gas-Dampf-Kraftwerke, die Kraft-Wärme-Kopplung, Wärmepumpen und die Wärmetransformation neu aufgenommen. Diese moderne und umfassende Darstellung der technischen Thermodynamik eignet sich als Lehrbuch für Studierende an Universitäten und Fachhochschulen und gleichermaßen als Nachschlagewerk für den in der Praxis tätigen Ingenieur. Nachdem die Vorauflage grundlegend überarbeitet und erweitert worden war, sind in dieser Auflage im wesentlichen Druckfehler beseitigt und kleinere Verbesserungen vorgenommen worden.


Author : Hans Dieter Baehr
ISBN : 9783662105238
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Das seit Jahrzehnten bewährte und immer wieder aktualisierte Lehrbuch bietet eine moderne und gut verständliche Darstellung der technischen Thermodynamik einschließlich einer Thermodynamik der Gemische und der chemischen Reaktionen. Für die 13. Auflage wurde das umfangreiche Kapitel über Verbrennungsprozesse und -kraftanlagen grundlegend bearbeitet, dabei wurden neue Abschnitte über Verbrennungsrechnung, Brennwertkessel und Gasturbinen eingefügt.

Engineering Thermodynamics And 21st Century Energy Problems

Author : Donna Riley
ISBN : 9781608453634
Genre : Science
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Energy is a basic human need; technologies for energy conversion and use are fundamental to human survival. As energy technology evolves to meet demands for development and ecological sustainability in the 21st century, engineers need to have up-to-date skills and knowledge to meet the creative challenges posed by current and future energy problems. Further, engineers need to cultivate a commitment to and passion for lifelong learning which will enable us to actively engage new developments in the field. This undergraduate textbook companion seeks to develop these capacities in tomorrow's engineers in order to provide for future energy needs around the world. This book is designed to complement traditional texts in engineering thermodynamics, and thus is organized to accompany explorations of the First and Second Laws, fundamental property relations, and various applications across engineering disciplines. It contains twenty modules targeted toward meeting five often-neglected ABET outcomes: ethics, communication, lifelong learning, social context, and contemporary issues. The modules are based on pedagogies of liberation, used for decades in the humanities and social sciences for instilling critical thinking and reflective action in students by bringing attention to power relations in the classroom and in the world. This book is intended to produce a conversation and creative exploration around how to teach and learn thermodynamics differently. Because liberative pedagogies are at their heart relational, it is important to maintain spaces for discussing classroom practices with these modules, and for sharing ideas for implementing critical pedagogies in engineering contexts. Table of Contents: What and Why? / The First Law: Making Theory Relevant / The Second Law and Property Relations / Thinking Big Picture about Energy and Sustainability

Subject Catalog

Author : Library of Congress
ISBN : WISC:89126008150
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Cambridge University Reporter

Author : University of Cambridge
ISBN : UCLA:L0101003804
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Thermodynamics And The Kinetic Theory Of Gases

Author : Wolfgang Pauli
ISBN : 0262660369
Genre : Gases, Kinetic theory of
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These lectures covering topics basic to classical and modern physics were given by Pauli at the Zurich Federal Institute, where they were transcribed by his collaborators. They have now been translated and edited for English publication, and are introduced by Victor Weisskopf, who writes as follows: "It is often said that scientific texts quickly become obsolete. Why are the Pauli lectures brought to the public today, when some of them were given as long as twenty years ago? The reason is simple: Pauli's way of presenting physics is never out of date. His famous article on the foundations of quantum mechanics appeared in 1933 in the German encyclopedia Handbuch der Physik.Twenty-five years later it reappeared practically unchanged in a new edition, whereas most other contributions to this encyclopedia had to be completely rewritten. The reason for this remarkable fact lies in Pauli's style, which is commensurate to the greatness of its subject in its clarity and impact. Style in scientific writing is a quality that today is on the point of vanishing. The pressure of fast publication is so great that people rush into print with hurriedly written papers and books that show little concern for careful formulation of ideas. Mathematical and instrumental techniques have become complicated and difficult today; they demand so much skill and training that most of the effort of writing and learning is devoted to the acquisition of this skill instead of insight into important concepts. Essential ideas of physics are often lost in the dense forest of mathematical reasoning. This situation need not be so. Pauli's lectures show how physical ideas can be presented clearly and in good mathematical form, without being hidden in formalistic expertise."

Chemical Thermodynamics For Process Simulation

Author : Jürgen Gmehling
ISBN : 9783527312771
Genre : Science
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This is the only book to apply thermodynamics to real-world process engineering problems, explaining the thermodynamics behind simulations from the view of academic and industrial authors to users of simulation programs. It comprises numerous solved examples, which simplify the understanding of the often complex calculation procedures, and discusses their advantages and disadvantages. The text also includes such special models as for formaldehyde, polymers, and associating compounds. Estimation methods for thermophysical properties and phase equilibria and thermodynamics of alternative separation processes are covered, as are new developments from recent years. For a deeper understanding additional problems are given at the end of each chapter. To solve the complex problems prepared Mathcad files, Excel files or the DDBSP Explorer version can be accessed via the Internet. While written for an advanced level, the text is easy to understand for every chemical engineer and chemist with a basic education in thermodynamics and phase equilibria, teaching students the engineering perspective of thermodynamics but also of interest to all companies active in chemistry, pharmacy, oil and gas processing, petrochemistry, refinery, food production, environmental protection and engineering.

International Aerospace Abstracts

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105007164176
Genre : Aeronautics
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Lectures On Quantum Gravity

Author : Andres Gomberoff
ISBN : 0387239952
Genre : Science
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The 2002 Pan-American Advanced Studies Institute School on Quantum Gravity was held at the Centro de Estudios Cientificos (CECS),Valdivia, Chile, January 4-14, 2002. The school featured lectures by ten speakers, and was attended by nearly 70 students from over 14 countries. A primary goal was to foster interaction and communication between participants from different cultures, both in the layman’s sense of the term and in terms of approaches to quantum gravity. We hope that the links formed by students and the school will persist throughout their professional lives, continuing to promote interaction and the essential exchange of ideas that drives research forward. This volume contains improved and updated versions of the lectures given at the School. It has been prepared both as a reminder for the participants, and so that these pedagogical introductions can be made available to others who were unable to attend. We expect them to serve students of all ages well.

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