Boiler Operations Questions and Answers, 2nd Edition

Hardcover | January 18, 2001

byP Chattopadhyay

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A unique, fix-it-fast reference for boiler operators, inspectors, maintenance engineers, and technicians. Thoroughly updated to reflect the current ASME Boiler Code. Makes an ideal study aid for those taking the Boiler Operator's Exam--includes over 3,000 questions with answers, 150 solved numerical problems, and 410 helpful illustrations.

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A unique, fix-it-fast reference for boiler operators, inspectors, maintenance engineers, and technicians. Thoroughly updated to reflect the current ASME Boiler Code. Makes an ideal study aid for those taking the Boiler Operator's Exam--includes over 3,000 questions with answers, 150 solved numerical problems, and 410 helpful illustrati...

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The essential referenceOn the Job, On the ExamBoiler Operations Questions and AnswersSecond EditionWant to specify, operate, or troubleshoot a boiler system--fast? Whether you’re an operator, inspector, maintenance engineer, or technician, this guide's your direct route to the answers you need in day-to-day boiler and pressure vessel o...

Pathasarthy Chattopadhyay, P.E., is a process engineer with HFC (Haldia Division) in Haldia, India. He resides in West Bengal, India.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:640 pages, 9.5 × 7.6 × 2.1 inPublished:January 18, 2001Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071356754

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Table of Contents

1-Boilers

2-High Pressure Boilers

3-Boiler Auxiliaries

4-Boiler Mountings and Accessories

5-Boiler Operation Inspection and Maintenance

6-Boiler Calculations

7-Draught

8-Primary Fuels

9-Principles of Combustion

10-The Chemistry of Combustion

11-Coal Pulverization

12-Pulverized Coal Fired Furnaces

13-Fuel Oil and Gas Fired Furnaces

14-Dust Collection

15-Ash Handling System

16-Carryover, Scale and Sludge

17-Steam Contamination and its Control

18-Prevention of Deposit Formation in Boiler Units

19-Characteristics of Steam-water Flow

20-Temperature Conditions and Heat Transfer

21-Hydrodynamics of Closed Hydraulic Systems

22-Deaeration and Deoxygenation

23-Water Treatment and Demineralization

24-Scaling of Fireside of Heating Surfaces

25-Corrosion of Waterside Heating Surfaces

26-Corrosion of Fireside Heating Surfaces

27-Evaporators

28-Superheaters

29-Economizers and Air Heaters

30-Steam Condensors

31-Steam Turbines

32-Cycles for Steam Power Plants

33-Boiler Design

34-Nuclear Steam Generators

35-Energy from Waste

Appendix I-Mean Specific Heats of Selected Gases, Heat Contents of Different Gases at Various Temperatures

Appendix II-Internal Treatment of Boiler Feedwater by Chemicals, BFW Specifications for Natural Circulation Boilers, BFW Specifications for Once-Through Boiler Units, Characteristics of Natural Water, Analytical Procedures

Appendix III-Materials of Construction for Boilers and Auxiliaries

Appendix IV-Formation of Coal

Appendix V-Determination of Gross Calorific Value of Coal

Appendix VI-Environmental Pollution and its Control in Boiler Plants

Appendix VII-SI Conversions