Yunus A. engel is Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Nevada, Reno. He received his B.S. in mechanical engineering from Istanbul Technical University and his M.S. and Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from North Carolina State University. His areas of interest are renewable energy, energy efficiency, energy policies, heat transfer enhancement, and engineering education. He served as the director of the Industrial Assessment Center (IAC) at the University of Nevada, Reno, from 1996 to 2000. He has led teams of engineering students to numerous manufacturing facilities in Northern Nevada and California to perform industrial assessments, and has prepared energy conservation, waste minimization, and productivity enhancement reports for them. He has also served as an advisor for various government organizations and corporations.
Dr. engel is the recipient of several outstanding teacher awards, and he has received the ASEE Meriam/Wiley Distinguished Author Award for excellence in authorship in 1992 and again in 2000. Dr. engel is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Nevada, and is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).
John M. Cimbala is Professor of Mechanical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), University Park, PA. He received his B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from Penn State and his M.S. in Aeronautics from the California Institute of Technology (CalTech). He received his Ph.D. in Aeronautics from CalTech in 1984. His research areas include experimental and computational fluid mechanics and heat transfer, turbulence, turbulence modeling, turbomachinery, indoor air quality, and air pollution control. More information can be found at www.mne.psu.edu/cimbala.
Professor Cimbala is the recipient of several outstanding teaching awards and views his book writing as an extension of his love of teaching. He is a member and Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). He is also a member of the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), and the American Physical Society (APS).
Afshin J. Ghajar is Regents Professor and John Brammer Professor in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma, and an Honorary Professor of Xian Jiaotong University, Xian, China. He received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees, all in mechanical engineering, from Oklahoma State University. His expertise is in experimental heat transfer/fluid mechanics and the development of practical engineering correlations. Dr. Ghajar has made significant contributions to the field of thermal sciences through his experimental, empirical, and numerical works in heat transfer and stratification in sensible heat storage systems, heat transfer to non-Newtonian fluids, heat transfer in the transition region, and no...
1) Introduction and Overview2) Basic Concepts of Thermodynamics
3) Energy, Energy Transfer, and General Energy Analysis
4) Properties of Pure Substances
5) Energy Analysis of Closed Systems
6) Mass and Energy Analysis of Control Volumes
7) The Second Law of Thermodynamics
9) Power and Refrigeration Cycles
10) Introduction and Properties of Fluids
11) Fluid Statics
12) Bernoulli and Energy Equations
13) Momentum Analysis of Flow Systems
14) Internal Flow
15) External Flow: Drag and Lift
16) Mechanisms of Heat Transfer
17) Steady Heat Conduction
18) Transient Heat Conduction
19) Forced Convection
20) Natural Convection
21) Radiation Heat Transfer
22) Heat Exchangers
Appendix 1 - Property Tables and Charts (SI UNITS)
Appendix 2 - Property Tables and Charts (ENGLISH UNITS)