This Second Edition retains all the same primary objectives as the original text: First, to present basic combustion concepts using relatively simple and easy-to -understand analyses; and second, to introduce a wide variety of practical applications which motivate or relate to the various theoretical concepts. The overarching goal is to provide a textbook which is useful for both formal undergraduate study in mechanical engineering and in related fields, and informal study by practicing engineers.
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The addition of additional topics and more in-depth coverage of advanced topics. Additional topics include Multicomponent Diffusion, Counterflow Diffusion Flames, and a discussion of the Molecular Structure of Fuels.
Updated software is now Windows 95/98 compatible.
New problems have been added to many chapters and several additional examples are now included in the text. Those problems requiring, or benefiting from the use of a computer are clearly marked as so.
Stephen R. Turns received degrees in mechanical engineering from The Pennsylvania State University (B.S., 1970), Wayne State University (M.S., 1974), and the University of Wisconsin at Madison (Ph.D., 1979). He was a research engineer at General Motors Research Laboratories from 1970 to 1975. He joined the Penn State Faculty in 1979 and is currently Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Dr Turns teaches a wide variety of courses in the thermal sciences and has received several awards for teaching excellence at Penn State. He is an active combustion researcher, Publishing Widely, and is an active member of The Combustion Institute, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the Society of Automotive Engineers.
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