Publisher description for Understanding thermodynamics / H.C. Van Ness.


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Clearly written treament elucidates fundamental concepts and demonstrates their plausibility and usefulness. Language is informal, examples are vivid and lively, and the perspectivie is fresh. Based on lectures delivered to engineering students, this work will also be valued by scientists, engineers, technicians, businessmen, anyone facing energy challenges of the future.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Thermodynamics