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Thermodynamics: Principles and Practices
Author: Saad, Michel A.

Cover: Hard cover
Pages: 912
List Price: $87.00
Published by Prentice Hall
Date Published: 03/1997
ISBN: 0134905253


Considers statistical thermodynamics, addressing a variety of current and future engineering applications, and providing the methodology used in the field.

Clarifies and reinforces the intimate connection between kinetic theory and thermodynamics.

Acquaints students with the language and fundamental principles of thermodynamics.

Thoroughly examines thermodynamic properties and their relations, and devotes considerable attention to cycle applications.

Analyzes nonreacting and reactive gas mixtures, with probing discussions on internal energy, enthalpy, specific heats and entropy, as well as stoichiometry and the chemical reactions, and chemical affinity.

Explores advanced energy systems and innovative methods of energy utilization.

Gives all dimensional quantities in SI unites.