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MindTap® Engineering, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Janna's Design of Fluid Thermal Systems, SI Edition, 4th Edition

  • William S. Janna The University of Memphis
  • ISBN-10: 1305498445  |  ISBN-13: 9781305498440
  • © 2015 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $93.00
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MindTap™ Engineering for Janna's Design of Fluid Thermal Systems, SI Edition, 4th Edition is the digital learning solution that helps instructors engage and transform today's students into critical thinkers. Through paths of dynamic assignments and applications that you can personalize, real-time course analytics, and an accessible reader, MindTap helps you turn cookie cutter into cutting edge, apathy into engagement, and memorizers into higher-level thinkers. Access to this product is valid for 6 months of usage.

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  • Printed Access Card

    ISBN-10: 130549847X | ISBN-13: 9781305498471

    List Price = $93.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.75

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

William S. Janna

Dr. William S. Janna is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Memphis. He has served as Department Chair at U of Memphis from 1987-1991. He served also as Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research (1999-2003). Previously, he served as Department Chair at the University of New Orleans, where he was employed from 1976 to 1987. Dr. Janna has written three textbooks, as well as several laboratory manuals. He was a member of The American Society for Engineering Education, and currently serves as web master for the Mechanical Engineering Division. He is also a member of ASME. Dr. Janna is committed to improving undergraduate engineering education, and to the sharing of information that will produce better engineers. His current research interests include flow in piping systems, heat and mass transfer from melting ice objects, flow over a sublimating flat plate, and design of fluid-thermal systems. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, and heat transfer.

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