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Description - An Introduction to Thermal-Fluid Engineering by Zellman Warhaft

Increasingly, engineering education is responding to concerns about how engineering practice affects the environment. This text is the first to provide an integrated introduction to basic engineering topics and the social implications of engineering practice. Aimed at beginning engineering students, the book presents the basic ideas of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, and combustion through a real-world engineering situation: it relates the engine to the atmosphere in which it moves and exhausts its waste products. In addition to the traditional thermal-fluid topics, the book includes a chapter on the atmosphere, with a particular focus on the greenhouse effect and atmospheric inversions. The social implications of engineering in a crowded world with increasing energy demands are also addressed. This novel approach will capture the reader's attention and set the stage for subjects that will be studied later in their degree in greater depth. The book contains many problems and worked examples. Students in mechanical, civil, agricultural, environmental, aerospace, and chemical engineering, as well as the physical sciences, will welcome this engaging, well illustrated introduction to thermal-fluid engineering.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521581004
ISBN-10: 0521581001
Format: Hardback
(228mm x 152mm x 16mm)
Pages: 268
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 13-Jan-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Introduction to Thermal-Fluid Engineering by Zellman Warhaft
Paperback, January 1998
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