Boiler Operator's Guide

Hardcover | October 22, 1997

byAnthony Kohan

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If you're a boiler professional, the Fourth Edition of this classic guide offers you the latest guidelines for installing, operating, and maintaining boilers in all types of facilities. The book now covers federal and state jurisdictional requirements...changes to the ASME Boiler Code, such as the new confined space entry requirements... the liberalization of the overseas requirement to obtain U.S. National Board Certification...and the use of new materials in boiler construction. It also contains questions & answers that help you review for oral and written license tests.

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All boiler professionals will want to have this major revision of the classic guide to installing, operating, and maintaining boilers in industrial, commercial, and other facilities. Fully explains changes to the ASME Boiler Code and the latest technological advances in the field, including new materials. Helps prepare for oral and wri...

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If you're a boiler professional, the Fourth Edition of this classic guide offers you the latest guidelines for installing, operating, and maintaining boilers in all types of facilities. The book now covers federal and state jurisdictional requirements...changes to the ASME Boiler Code, such as the new confined space entry requirements....

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Solve any boiler problem quickly and easily--and prepare for your license tests, too! This new edition of a classic guide offers expert information on the latest methods, materials, and equipment for installing, operating, and maintaining boilers in industrial, commercial, and other facilities. Filled with problem-solving tips and almo...

Anthony Kohan is a consultant with more than 30 years of experience as a technician, tester, and inspector of boiler pressure vessels and machinery. He was formerly the manager of the boiler and machinery technical specialty at the Royal Insurance Co. Mr. Kohan is the author or co-author of Standard Boiler Room Questions and Answers, S...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:736 pages, 9.3 × 6.4 × 1.7 inPublished:October 22, 1997Publisher:McGraw-Hill Education

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0070365741

ISBN - 13:9780070365742

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Table of Contents

Boiler Systems, Classifications and Fundamental Operating Practices. Firetube Biolers. Waterlube boilers. Electric and Special application boilers. Nuclear Power Plant Steam Generators. Material Structure, Required Code Material, and Specifications. Fabrication by Welding and NDT. Material Testing, Stresses, and Service Effects. Code Strength, Stress, and Allowable Pressure Calculations. Boiler Connections, Appurtenances, and Controls. Combustion, Burners, Controls, and Flame Safeguard Systems. Boiler Auxiliaries and External Water Treatment Equipment. Boiler Water Problems and Treatment. In-Service Problems, Inspections, Maintenance, and Repairs. Boiler Plant Training, Performance and Efficiency Monitoring. Appendices.

From Our Editors

All boiler professionals will want to have this major revision of the classic guide to installing, operating, and maintaining boilers in industrial, commercial, and other facilities. Fully explains changes to the ASME Boiler Code and the latest technological advances in the field, including new materials. Helps prepare for oral and written license tests and includes question and answers.