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Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics: An Introduction to Nuclear Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow

1st Edition

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Robert E. Masterson
September 18, 2019

Nuclear Thermal-Hydraulic Systems provides a comprehensive approach to nuclear reactor thermal-hydraulics, reflecting the latest technologies, reactor designs, and safety considerations. The text makes extensive use of color images, internet links, computer graphics, and other innovative techniques...

Design and Optimization of Thermal Systems, Third Edition: with MATLAB Applications

3rd Edition

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Yogesh Jaluria
September 17, 2019

Design and Optimization of Thermal Systems, Third Edition: with MATLAB® Applications provides systematic and efficient approaches to the design of thermal systems, which are of interest in a wide range of applications. It presents basic concepts and procedures for conceptual design, problem formula...

Nuclear Reactor Thermal Hydraulics: An Introduction to Nuclear Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow

1st Edition

Robert E. Masterson
September 18, 2019

Nuclear Thermal-Hydraulic Systems provides a comprehensive approach to nuclear reactor thermal-hydraulics, reflecting the latest technologies, reactor designs, and safety considerations. The text makes extensive use of color images, internet links, computer graphics, and other innovative techniques...

Design and Optimization of Thermal Systems, Third Edition: with MATLAB Applications

3rd Edition

Yogesh Jaluria
September 17, 2019

Design and Optimization of Thermal Systems, Third Edition: with MATLAB® Applications provides systematic and efficient approaches to the design of thermal systems, which are of interest in a wide range of applications. It presents basic concepts and procedures for conceptual design, problem...

Statistical Thermodynamics: Understanding the Properties of Macroscopic Systems

1st Edition

Lukong Cornelius Fai, Gary Matthew Wysin
September 05, 2019

Statistical thermodynamics and the related domains of statistical physics and quantum mechanics are very important in many fields of research, including plasmas, rarefied gas dynamics, nuclear systems, lasers, semiconductors, superconductivity, ortho- and para-hydrogen, liquid helium, and so on....

Introduction to Renewable Energy Conversions

1st Edition

Sergio C. Capareda
August 21, 2019

Introduction to Renewable Energy Conversions examines all the major renewable energy conversion technologies with the goal of enabling readers to formulate realistic resource assessments. The text provides step-by-step procedures for assessing renewable energy options and then moves to the design...

Heat and Mass Transfer in Drying of Porous Media

1st Edition

Peng Xu, Agus P. Sasmito, Arun S. Mujumdar
August 05, 2019

Heat and Mass Transfer in Drying of Porous Media offers a comprehensive review of heat and mass transfer phenomena and mechanisms in drying of porous materials. It covers pore-scale and macro-scale models, includes various drying technologies, and discusses the drying dynamics of fibrous porous...

Sturge's Statistical and Thermal Physics, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Jeffrey Olafsen
July 19, 2019

The original work by M.D. Sturge has been updated and expanded to include new chapters covering non-equilibrium and biological systems. This second edition re-organizes the material in a more natural manner into four parts that continues to assume no previous knowledge of thermodynamics. The four...

Fundamentals of Convective Heat Transfer

1st Edition

Gautam Biswas, Amaresh Dalal, Vijay K. Dhir
July 15, 2019

Thermal convection is often encountered by scientists and engineers while designing or analyzing flows involving exchange of energy. Fundamentals of Convective Heat Transfer is a unified text that captures the physical insight into convective heat transfer and thorough, analytical, and...

Nanofluids and Their Engineering Applications

1st Edition

K.R.V. Subramanian, Tubati Nageswara Rao, Avinash Balakrishnan
June 24, 2019

Nanofluids are solid-liquid composite material consisting of solid nanoparticles suspended in liquid with enhanced thermal properties. This book introduces basic fluid mechanics, conduction and convection in fluids, along with nanomaterials for nanofluids, property characterization, and outline...

Analysis and Design of Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning Systems, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Herbert W. Stanford III, Adam F. Spach
April 19, 2019

Analysis and Design of Heating, Ventilating, and Air-Conditioning Systems, Second Edition, provides a thorough and modern overview of HVAC for commercial and industrial buildings, emphasizing energy efficiency. This text combines coverage of heating and air conditioning systems design with detailed...

Fundamentals of Combustion Engineering

1st Edition

Achintya Mukhopadhyay, Swarnendu Sen
March 08, 2019

This book is an introductory text on fundamental aspects of combustion including thermodynamics, heat and mass transfer and chemical kinetics which are used to systematically derive the basic concepts of combustion. Apart from the fundamental aspects, many of the emerging topics in the field like...

Extended Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics: From Principles to Applications in Nanosystems

1st Edition

Hatim Machrafi
March 05, 2019

Extended Non-Equilibrium Thermodynamics provides powerful tools departing not from empirical or statistical considerations but from fundamental thermodynamic laws, proposing final solutions that are readily usable and recognizable for students, researchers and industry. The book deals with methods...

Flexible Kalina Cycle Systems

1st Edition

Tangellapalli Srinivas, N. Shankar Ganesh, R. Shankar
March 01, 2019

This volume provides a good understanding of the binary fluid system, highlighting new dimensions of the existing Kalina cycle system, a thermodynamic process for converting thermal energy into usable mechanical power. The book illustrates that providing new flexibility leads to new research...

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