This user-friendly book delivers a basic, practical introduction to Engineering Thermodynamics for students at Higher National level. It is written at an approachable level, avoiding excessive use of maths, and focussing on the on practical applications of theory to build student's understanding and interest. Worked examples and self-assessment questions reinforce understanding, provide students with practical techniques for problem solving. The book is an ideal resource for self-study. This is a key text for all students on HNC/D Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering courses with a Thermodynamics unit. Supplementary reading for undergraduates on engineering or engineering technology programmes and students on BTEC National or Vocational A-level courses. Overseas students taking the Engineering Council Exam 203 and 109 will find this book of great use.