Introduction To Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer

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Introduction to Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer provides balanced coverage of the basic concepts of thermodynamics and heat transfer.Together with the clear an numerous illustrations, student-friendly writing style, and manageable math, this is an ideal text for an introductory thermal science course for non-mechanical engineering majors.

Continuing in the tradition of Cengel/Boles: Thermodynamics, this lavishly illustrated text presents the key topics in thermodynamics and heat transfer, in a highly accessible student-friendly fashion. The flexibly organized text can accommodate courses that spend anywhere from 1/3rd to 2/3rds or more of class time on thermodynamics and the rest on key heat transfer topics. The intuitive approach is supported by a wealth of physical explanations and analogies that draw parallels between the subject and the students' everyday experiences. Many of the 150 thoroughly worked out examples and almost 2,000 real-world problems, highlight applications from civil and electrical engineering. Over 1,000 illustrations help students visualize concepts,This approach and contents make this text an ideal resource for introduction to thermodynamics and/or thermal science courses intended for non-mechanical engineering majors.

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Flexible organization allows you to present the chapters you want in a way that best suits your course.
Over 1,000 illustrations help students visualize concepts.
Included are numerous worked-out examples and nearly 2,000 problems relevant to electrical and civil engineering students, such as heat transfer in circuit boards, buildings, and even foods.
A separate chapter covering electronics cooling (14) makes this a unique text that appeals to the needs of electrical engineering majors.

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Continuing in the tradition of Cengel/Boles: Thermodynamcis, 2/e, this lavishly illustrated text presents the key topics in thermodynamics and heat transfer, in a highly accessible student-friendly fashion, the flexibly organzied text can accommodate courses that spend any where from 1/3rd to 2/3rds or more of class time on thermodynamics and the rest on key heat transfer topics. The intuitive approach is supported by a wealth of physical explanations and analogies that draw parallels between the subject and the students' everyday experiences. Many of the 150 thoroughly worked out examples and almost 2,000 real-world problems, highlight applications from civil and electrical engineering. The approach and contents make this text an ideal resource for introduction to thermodynamics and/or thermal science courses intended for non-mechanical engineering majors.

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