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Introduction

  • Achim SchmidtEmail author
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Abstract

Thermodynamics is one of the most difficult and probably even one of the most challenging disciplines in mechanical engineering. However, thermodynamics is necessary to understand the principles of energy conversion, e.g. when designing thermal machines such as gas turbines, internal combustion engines or even fuel cells in modern applications.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fakultät Technik und InformatikHAW HamburgHamburgGermany

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