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This monograph provides the fundamentals of dimensional analysis and illustrates the method by numerous examples for a wide spectrum of applications in engineering. The book covers thoroughly the fundamental definitions and the Buckingham theorem, as well as the choice of the system of basic units.
In a world of increasing population, this book explores the ways in which technological progress can provide smart energy management strategies to maximize resources. Energy is essential to the survival and development of mankind. Increased pressure on existing resources now requires wiser energy management, in addition to the discovery of...
This book provides a fresh approach to the subjects, integrating classical thermodynamics and statistical mechanics to give students a solid understanding of the fundamentals and how macroscopic and microscopic ideas interweave. Includes numerous worked examples, and well over 400 guided, often multi-step, end-of-chapter problems that address conceptual, fundamental, and applied...
For the thermodynamics course in the Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering department. This text also serves as a useful reference for anyone interested in learning more about thermodynamics. ? Thermodynamics: An Interactive Approach employs a layered approach that introduces the important concepts of mass, energy, and entropy early, and progressively refines...
This book details recent contributions in heat and mass transfer in porous media and their industrial and technological applications. It features a set of new applications in drying technology, filtration, infrared thermography, energy, recycling.
Developing clean energy and utilizing waste energy has become increasingly vital. Research targeting the advancement of thermally powered adsorption cooling technologies has progressed in the past few decades, and the awareness of fuel cells and thermally activated heat pipe heat exchangers adsorption systems using natural refrigerants and/or alternatives to hydrofluorocarbon-based...
This unified approach to teaching the physics of combustion, fluid dynamics and other properties of aircraft engines covers both modern and historical power units and features exercises and extensive data that allow readers to evaluate comparative results.
This book on the fundamental aspects of carbon capture covers a plethora of issues such as thermodynamics, kinetics, mass transfer, and material properties, and features Policy maker-friendly summaries at the end of each chapter as well as practice problems.
Presenting the principles of thermodynamics from a microscopic point of view, this book provides engineers with the knowledge they need to solve engineering challenges at the molecular level. Featuring many worked examples and over 100 end-of-chapter exercises, it is ideal for use in the classroom as well as for self-study.