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# Thermodynamics, Heat Transfer & Energy Conversion

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**Fundamentals of Refrigeration Thermodynamics**

by **Daniel Micallef** - **Bookboon** , **2014**

This book should serve first degree engineering students with an introduction to refrigeration systems. Topics include refrigeration thermodynamics, refrigeration systems and modeling. Little to no previous knowledge of thermodynamics is assumed.

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**Thermokinetics**

by **V. A. Etkin** - **viXra** , **2010**

The book calls attention to a method of describing and investigating various physicochemical processes in their inseparable link with the heat form of energy. This book is intended for researches, engineers and university students.

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**Software Solutions to Problems on Heat Transfer**

by **M. Thirumaleshwar** - **Bookboon** , **2013**

This book contains solutions to problems in the area of Heat Transfer. Problems are solved using four popular software, viz. 'Mathcad', 'Engineering Equation Solver (EES)', 'Finite Element Heat Transfer (FEHT)' and MS EXCEL-2007.

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**Introduction to Thermodynamics and Heat Transfer**

by **J. R. Culham** - **University of Waterloo** , **2008**

Contents: Basic Concepts; Properties of Pure Substances; 1st Law: Control Mass; 1st Law: Control Volume; 2nd Law; Entropy; Steady State Conduction; Transient Conduction; Forced Convection; Natural Convection; Radiation Properties; etc.

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**Engineering Thermodynamics**

by **Charles Edward Lucke** - **McGraw-Hill** , **1912**

Calculations about heat and work, both of them in connection with changes in the condition of all sorts of substances that may give or take heat, and perform or receive work while changing condition, constitute the subject matter of this book.

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**Elements of Engineering Thermodynamics**

by **James Ambrose Moyer** - **J. Wiley** , **1920**

This book brings out the fundamental principles of Engineering Thermodynamics, and is intended for use in technical colleges where it is possible to give special courses on the subjects of steam turbines, internal combustion engines, etc.

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**Thermal Power Plants: Advanced Applications**

by **Mohammad Rasul (ed.)** - **InTech** , **2013**

The book covers plant performance, energy efficiency, combustion, heat transfer, renewable power generation and environmental aspects of combustion residues. This book addresses issues related to both coal fired and steam power plants.

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**Refrigeration: Theory And Applications**

by **James K. Carson** - **Bookboon** , **2013**

This book covers the basic thermodynamic and heat transfer considerations of the vapour compression cycle followed by the major applications of refrigeration. The text is intended for use as an elective undergraduate paper for engineering students.

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**The Development and Application of Microwave Heating**

by **Wenbin Cao (ed.)** - **InTech** , **2012**

Microwave heating has found many applications ranging from the microwave ovens in kitchen to heat food, to materials processing in the various fields. Microwave heating demonstrates significant advantages over conventional methods.

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**Heat Transfer Phenomena and Applications**

by **Salim N. Kazi (ed.)** - **InTech** , **2012**

Heat transfer calculations in different aspects of engineering applications are essential to aid engineering design of heat exchanging equipment. Minimizing of computational time is a challenging task faced by researchers and users.

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**Heat Treatment: Conventional and Novel Applications**

by **Frank Czerwinski (ed.)** - **InTech** , **2012**

This book offers a review of recent global developments in an application of thermal and thermochemical processing to modify the microstructure and properties of a range of engineering materials. A mixture of conventional and novel applications.

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**Heat Transfer**

by **Benjamin Gebhart** - **McGraw-Hill** , **1961**

This book is a description of the more important physical processes, theories, and methods of analysis loosely grouped in the field referred to as 'heat transfer.' The textbook will serve the general reader and the practicing engineer as well.

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**Heat Exchangers: Basics Design Applications**

by **Jovan Mitrovic** - **InTech** , **2012**

The book focuses on the efficient use and conversion energy in changing environment. Beside the basics of thermodynamic, the book addresses several important issues, such as conceptions, design, operations, fouling and cleaning of heat exchangers.

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**Heat Transfer: Engineering Applications**

by **Vyacheslav S. Vikhrenko** - **InTech** , **2011**

This book deals with combined action of heat transfer and concomitant processes, heat effects due to laser, ion and plasma-solid interaction, curing reaction kinetics in manufacturing process, heat conduction in metallic porous media, etc.

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**Heat Conduction: Basic Research**

by **Vyacheslav S. Vikhrenko** - **InTech** , **2011**

The book covers inverse heat conduction problems, non-linear and non-classic heat conduction equations, coupled thermal and electromagnetic or mechanical effects and numerical methods for solving heat conduction equations as well.

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**Convection and Conduction Heat Transfer**

by **Amimul Ahsan** - **InTech** , **2011**

The convection and conduction heat transfer, thermal conductivity, and phase transformations are significant issues in design of industrial processes and devices. This book covers mainly heat convection, heat conduction, and heat transfer analysis.

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**Lecture Notes on Intermediate Thermodynamics**

by **Joseph M. Powers** - **University of Notre Dame** , **2010**

These are lecture notes on Intermediate Thermodynamics for juniors or seniors majoring in aerospace or mechanical engineering. The objective of the course is to survey both practical and theoretical problems in classical thermodynamics.

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**Lecture Notes on Thermodynamics**

by **Joseph M. Powers** - **University of Notre Dame** , **2010**

Basic concepts of thermodynamics. Topics covered: Properties of a pure substance; Work and heat; First law of thermodynamics; Second law of thermodynamics; Power and refrigeration systems; Theoretical foundations of classical thermodynamics.

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**Energy Conversion**

by **Kenneth Weston** - **PWS** , **1992**

This text deals with energy conversion topics that should be well understood by all mechanical engineers. It is intended for use in an introductory course in energy conversion, to follow first courses in thermodynamics and fluid mechanics.

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**Heat for Engineers**

by **Charles Robert Darling** - **Spon & Chamberlain** , **1912**

The author has endeavoured to explain thoroughly the principles underlying the matters dealt with. The connection between heat and work has been kept prominent throughout, and the use of the various formulae given has been illustrated by examples.

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**Applied Thermodynamics for Engineers**

by **William D. Ennis** - **D. Van Nostrand Company** , **1915**

This book takes a middle ground between those textbooks which replace all theory by empiricism and that other class of treatises which are too apt to ignore the engineering significance of their vocabulary of differential equations.

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**Heat Transfer: Exercises**

by **Chris Long, Naser Sayma** - **BookBoon** , **2010**

This work book contains examples and full solutions to go with the text of our e-book 'Heat Transfer'. The subject matter corresponds to the five chapters: Introduction to Heat Transfer, Conduction, Convection, Heat Exchangers and Radiation.

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**Heat Transfer**

by **Chris Long, Naser Sayma** - **BookBoon** , **2009**

This book explains the basic modes of heat transfer: conduction, convection and radiation. Fundamental mathematical models representing the heat transfer modes are introduced and application engineering problems are discussed.

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**A Heat Transfer Textbook**

by **John H. Lienhard IV, John H. Lienhard V** - **Phlogiston Press** , **2003**

This textbook is an introduction to heat and mass transfer for engineering students. The subjects covered include heat conduction, forced and natural convection, thermal radiation, boiling, condensation, heat exchangers, and mass transfer.

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