Chapter 3

Analysis of Thermal Energy Systems

Outline of Chapter 3

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3.1 Introduction

3.2 Nomenclature

3.4 Conserved and Balanced Quantities

3.5 Conservation of Mass

3.6 Conservation of Energy

3.7 The Entropy Balance (The Second Law of Thermodynamics)

3.9 Energy and Exergy Analysis of Thermal Energy Cycles

3.10 Analysis of Thermal Energy Systems

Computer Solutions for Example Problems in: Chapter 3

Note: The MS Excel solutions often have links to either the REFPROP or CoolProp solver add-ins. In order for these spreadsheets to work on your computer, you must have these add-ins installed and enabled.