High Pressure Boilers

Author: Frederick M. Steingress
Publisher: Amer Technical Pub
ISBN: 0826943152
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Technology & Engineering

"A comprehensive resource that can be used for licensing examination preperation, upgrading skills, or as an invaluable reference.... New and updated content in this edition places an emphasis on modern controls, energy generation and use, and environmental concerns."--P. [4] of cover.

High Pressure Boilers

Author: Frederick M. Steingress
Publisher: Amer Technical Pub
ISBN: 0826943098
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Education

This new edition includes the latest information on safe and efficient operation of high pressure boilers and related equipment. The content and format of the book are specifically designed for use in preparation for obtaining a boiler operator's license. High Pressure Boilers is a complete instructional package for preparing to pass a boiler operator licensing exam. The text/workbook contains over 750 sample licensing exam questions from licensing exam agencies and expanded exam preparation techniques. The CD-ROM that is included inside the text contains four interactive Sample Licensing Exams. Coverage of the latest combustion control technology and EPA regulations and their implications have been included with this new edition. All aspects of high pressure boilers are discussed and illustrated, and a comprehensive glossary and new appendix provide helpful reference material. Contents include steam boiler operations, fittings, boiler operation safety, combustion and computer-assisted combustion controls, boiler water treatment, licensing, and a comprehensive illustrated Glossary. Exams follow the text in each chapter and are used to test understanding of the information presented in the chapter. Contents include: * Steam Boilers * Steam Boilers and Fittings * Boiler Room Systems * Steam and Water Accessories * Fuel Burning Equipment * Draft * Combustion * Combustion Controls * Instruments * Boiler Water Treatment * Steam Boiler Operation * Licensing * Appendix * Glossary * Index

Piping for High pressure Boilers

Author: Steve Kalmbach
Publisher: Wheatmark, Inc.
ISBN: 9781604948127
Release Date: 2012-12-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

A guide for inspectors and contractors to install and inspect boiler external piping (BEP) for high-pressure boilers to the 2012 editions of the ASME Section 1 and ASME B31.1 code requirements.

Boiler Operator s Exam Preparation Guide

Author: Theodore Sauselein
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071503532
Release Date: 1997-03-22
Genre: Technology & Engineering

If the exam is on boiler operation, this guide is your fast track to acing the test! It was written by a licensed professional engineer specifically for those who work with boilers and want to pass licensing exams. With this results-oriented review guide, you’ll save study time. The Boiler Operator’s Exam Preparation Guide focuses right in on exactly the kind of problems you will find on your exam. It’s packed with practice multiple choice, problem-solving, and essay questions to help you prepare—plus this guide shows you how to answer, step by step. Working at your own pace, you’ll polish up your problem-solving skills and build up your knowledge of the underlying theories of thermodynamics and mechanics. The Boiler Operator's Exam Preparation Guide is your one-stop source for acing any exam on boiler operation!

Boiler Operator s Guide 5E

Author: Anthony L. Kohan
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN: 126002699X
Release Date: 2018-12-07
Genre: Technology & Engineering

A long awaited, thorough revision of the classic guide to boiler operation and maintenance. Quickly and easily solve any boiler problem—and prepare for your licensing exams—using the hands-on information contained in this fully updated, industry standard resource. The book covers all types of boilers and systems and clearly explains all processes, points out potential problems, and lays out the testing and troubleshooting procedures needed to maintain good performance. Boiler Operator’s Guide, Fifth Edition has been thoroughly overhauled to align with all current technologies and regulations, including the latest version of the ASME BPV code. You will get practice questions and answers to reinforce important points and study for the Boiler Operator’s or Stationary Engineer exam. The book serves as a go-to source for any critical information needed on boilers and their operation. •Completely updated to align with all applicable codes and standards•Provides data, calculations, specifications and techniques across all boiler systems•Thoroughly revised by a PE and renowned boiler and pressure vessel expert

Boiler Operator s Handbook Second Edition

Author: Kenneth E. Heselton, P.E.
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 9781329129337
Release Date: 2015-05-11
Genre: Technology & Engineering

This book was written specifically for boiler plant operators and supervisors who want to learn how to lower plant operating costs, as well as how to operate plants of all types and sizes more wisely. This newly revised edition provides guidelines for HRSGs, combined cycle systems, and environmental effects of boiler operation. Also included is a new chapter on refrigeration systems which addresses the environmental effects of inadvertent and intentional discharges of refrigerants. Going beyond the basics of "keeping the pressure up," the author explains in clear terms how to set effective priorities to assure optimum plant operation, including safety, continuity of operation, damage prevention, managing environmental impact, training replacement plant operators, logging and preserving historical data, and operating the plant economically.

Stationary Engineering

Author: Frederick M. Steingress
Publisher: Amer Technical Pub
ISBN: 0826943276
Release Date: 2008
Genre: Education

This new edition of Stationary Engineering covers all aspects of boiler operation and auxiliary equipment. A new section on condensing boilers, soot blowers and superheater design provides coverage of new technologies.

Safe Boiler Operation Fundamentals

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: 0826946119
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Boilers

"Safe Boiler Operation Fundamentals: Special Engineer's Guide for the State of Minnesota is an introductory textbook on safe boiler operation. It is a comprehensive resource for those studying for a Special Engineer's license in Minnesota. The book begins with an overview of selected Minnesota statutes related to boiler operation and design. It continues with chapters covering the basics of thermodynamics and heat transfer, boiler design, hot water boilers, steam boilers, piping and valves, feedwater, combustion, and draft. It concludes with chapters covering boiler operation, hazardous operating conditions, and boiler maintenance and inspections"--P. [4] of cover.

Boiler Operator s Workbook

Author: R. Dean Wilson
Publisher: Amer Technical Pub
ISBN: 0826944973
Release Date: 2008-01-01
Genre: Education

Boiler Operator's Workbook provides an overview of the latest information on safe and efficient operation of both low and high pressure boilers and related equipment. This edition is a complete instructional resource to be used in preparing to pass a boiler operator's license exam. All facets of steam boiler operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting are covered. Boiler Operator's Workbook has been updated with new technologies used with boilers, such as variable-frequency motor drives, PLC controls, low-NOx burners, rifled boiler tubes, reverse osmosis systems, thermal fluid power boilers, gas turbines, and cogeneration. The appendix has been expanded to include more tables of useful information and more boiler formulas which serve as a summary and review of common boiler operation calculations. A CD-ROM is included with this workbook and contains the following activities: * Quick Quizzesr * Illustrated Glossary * Flash Cards * Sample Licensing Exams * Master Mathr Problems * Media Clips * Link to ATPeResources.com

Steam Plant Operation 9th Edition

Author: Everett Woodruff
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071667968
Release Date: 2011-08-01
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The definitive guide for steam power plant systems and operation—fully updated For more than 75 years, this book has been a trusted source of information on steam power plants, including the design, operation, and maintenance of major systems. Steam Plant Operation, Ninth Edition, emphasizes the importance of a comprehensive energy plan utilizing all economical sources of energy, including fossil fuels, nuclear power, and renewable energy sources. Wind, solar, and biomass power are introduced in the book, and the benefits and challenges of these renewable resources for the production of reliable, cost-effective electric power are identified. Even with these new technologies, approximately 90% of electricity is generated using steam as the power source, emphasizing its importance now and in the future. In-depth details on coal-fired plants, gas turbine cogeneration, nuclear power, and renewable energy sources are included, as are the environmental control systems that they require. Potential techniques for the reduction of carbon dioxide emissions from fossil fuel–fired power plants also are presented. This practical guide provides common power plant calculations such as plant heat rate, boiler efficiency, pump performance, combustion processes, and collection efficiency for plant emissions. Numerous illustrations and clear presentation of the material will assist those preparing for an operator’s license exam. In addition, engineering students will find a detailed introduction to steam power plant technology. Steam Plant Operation, Ninth Edition, covers: Steam and its importance Boilers Design and construction of boilers Combustion of fuels Boiler settings, combustion systems, and auxiliary equipment Boiler accessories Operation and maintenance of boilers Pumps Steam turbines, condensers, and cooling towers Operating and maintaining steam turbines, condensers, cooling towers, and auxiliaries Auxiliary steam plant equipment Environmental control systems Waste-to-energy plants

Power Boiler Design Inspection and Repair

Author: Mohammad Malek
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071777360
Release Date: 2005-01-17
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers) Boiler codes are known throughout the world for their emphasis on safety and reliability. Written by an expert with practical experience in boiler inspection and maintenance, this book offers a clear, straightforward interpretation of the codes. Contents: Types of Classification of Power Boilers * Design Criteria, Formulas, Calculations * Construction Materials and Methods * Safety Valves * Stamping of Code Symbols and Nameplates * Data Reports * Methods for Repair and Alteration

PRACTICAL BOILER OPERATION ENGINEERING AND POWER PLANT FOURTH EDITION

Author: MALLICK, AMIYA RANJAN
Publisher: PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
ISBN: 9788120351394
Release Date: 2015-08-31
Genre: Technology & Engineering

The fourth edition of the book is richer in contents presenting updated information on the fundamental aspects of various processes related to thermal power plants. The major thrust in the book is given on the hands-on procedure to deal with the normal and emergency situations during plant operation. Beginning from the fundamentals, the book, explores the vast concepts of boilers, steam turbines and other auxiliary systems. Following a simple text format and easy-to-grasp language, the book explicates various real-life situation-related topics involving operation, commissioning, maintenance, electrical and instrumentation of a power plant. NEW TO THE FOURTH EDITION • The text now incorporates a new chapter on Environmental and Safety Aspects of Thermal Power Plants. • New sections on Softener, Water Treatment of Supercritical Boiler, Wet Mode and Dry Mode Operation of Supercritical Boiler, Electromatic Pressure Relief Valve, Pressure Reducing and Desuperheating (PRDS) System, Orsat Apparatus, and Safety Interlocks and Auto Control Logics in Boiler have been added in related chapters. • Several sections have been updated to provide the reader with the latest information. • A new appendix on Important Information on Power Generation has been incorporated into the text. Dealing with all the latest coverage, the book is written to address the requirements of the undergraduate students of power plant engineering. Besides this, the text would also cater to the needs of those candidates who are preparing for Boiler Operation Engineers (BOE) Examination and the undergraduate/postgraduate students who are pursuing courses in various power training institutes. The book will also be of immense use to the students of postgraduate diploma course in thermal power plant engineering. KEY FEATURES • Covers almost all the functional areas of thermal power plants in its systematically arranged topics. • Incorporates more than 500 self-test questions in chapter-end exercises to test the student’s grasp of the fundamental concepts and BOE Examination preparation. • Involves numerous well-labelled diagrams throughout the book leading to easy learning. • Provides several solved numerical problems that generally arise during the functioning of thermal power plants.