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### Contents

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32 | |

ENERGY AND THE FIRST LAW OF THERMODYNAMICS | 62 |

ENTROPY AND THE SECOND LAW OF THERMODYNAMICS | 150 |

IRREVERSIBILITY AND AVAILABILITY | 222 |

THERMODYNAMIC RELATIONS | 264 |

IDEAL AND REAL GAS PROCESSES AND RELATIONS | 328 |

VAPOR POWER AND REFRIGERATION CYCLES | 397 |

AIRSTANDARD POWER AND REFRIGERATION CYCLES | 487 |

MIXTURES AND SOLUTIONS | 605 |

CHEMICAL REACTIONS AND EQUILIBRIUM | 671 |

FLOW THROUGH NOZZLES AND BLADE PASSAGES | 785 |

HEAT TRANSFER | 820 |

STATISTICAL THERMODYNAMICS | 920 |

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adiabatic air tables Assume Btu/hr Btu/lbm calculate Carnot cycle change in entropy chart coefficient combustion compressibility factor compressor computed condenser constant pressure constant volume cylinder determine dry air energy balance enthalpy entropy entropy change evaluated exit feedwater heater figure final temperature fluid following equation ft/sec ft3/lbm gases given gives heat added heat transfer Hence ideal gas law initial internal energy irreversible isentropic compression isentropic expansion isentropic process isothermal isothermal process kinetic kJ/kg law of thermodynamics lbf/in2 mass flow rate Maxwell relation mixture mole fraction nozzle number of moles obtained oxygen partial pressure piston pressure and temperature PROBLEM process 1-2 properties psia pump Rankine cycle reactants reaction relation relative humidity saturated liquid saturated vapor Solution Solving specific humidity specific volume steam tables Substituting the values superheated tank thermal efficiency turbine velocity

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Page vii - TO LEARN AND UNDERSTAND A TOPIC THOROUGHLY 1. Refer to your class text and read the section pertaining to the topic. You should become acquainted with the principles discussed there. These principles, however, may not be clear to you at that time. 2. Then locate the topic you are looking for by referring to the "Table of Contents" in the front of "The Mathematics for Engineers Problem Solver.