Engineering thermodynamics

In thermodynamics, engineering thermodynamics is the study of thermodynamics with focus on practical applications often encountered in engineering, such as using data, together with basic ideas on energy conservation and entropy production, to analyze the behaviors of complex technological systems (e.g. power stations) or systems through which matter is flowing, to optimize desired objectives, such as energy conversion efficiency. [1] Engineering thermodynamics is one of the core subjects in the field of mechanical engineering.

See also
Chemical engineering thermodynamics

References
1. Reynolds, William, C. and Perkins, Henry, C. (1977). Engineering Thermodynamics (2nd ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc.

Further reading
Lucke, Charles E. (1912). Engineering Thermodynamics (preface). McGraw-Hill.
● Moran, Michael J. and Shapiro, Howard N. (1992). Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics (2nd ed.). New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
● Howell, John R. and Buckius Richard O. (1992). Fundamentals of Engineering Thermodynamics (2nd ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill, Inc.
● Cengel, Yunus A. and Boles, Michael A. (2002). Thermodynamics: an Engineering Approach (4th ed.). New York: McGraw-Hill.

External links
Engineering Thermodynamics - Wikibooks

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