Metallurgical Failures in Fossil Fired Boilers by David FrenchMetallurgical Failures in Fossil Fired Boilers by David French

Metallurgical Failures in Fossil Fired Boilers

byDavid French

Hardcover | January 29, 1993

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Due to a dramatic increase in the interest and understanding of boiler-tube failure analysis, this edition has been updated and expanded. New features include material on fluid dynamics, heat transfer and stress calculations; remaining life assessment of boilers being used beyond their original design expectations; mechanical engineering aspects of boiler design; more information on fatigue, creep, thermal stress for carbon as well as stainless steels; suggestions to prevent future failures.
Title:Metallurgical Failures in Fossil Fired BoilersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:528 pages, 9.69 × 6.38 × 1.32 inPublished:January 29, 1993Publisher:Wiley

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0471558397

ISBN - 13:9780471558392

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Table of Contents

Design Considerations.

Metallurgical Principles: Ferritic Steels.

Stainless Steels.

Failures Caused by Gas-Metal Reactions.

Corrosion-Caused Failures.

Weld Failures.

Failure Prevention.

Appendix.

Index.

From Our Editors

Hailed instantly as the definitive field reference, the first edition of Metallurgical Failures in Fossil Fired Boilers provided a comprehensive catalog of the types of metallurgical failures common to boilers. Using actual case histories of boiler shutdowns, the book documented, as no existing text did, the full range of causes of boiler tube failure - providing a blueprint for cutting maintenance costs and upgrading the efficiency and reliability of any power plant operation. Reflecting the heightened focus throughout the industry on boiler-tube failure analysis, this expanded Second Edition sheds light on the latest innovative insights and solutions highlighting the field. The new edition now features material on fluid dynamics, heat transfer, and stress calculations, essential requirements of boiler design. For added relevance, this edition includes important information on making material-condition and end-of-life assessments for plant equipment being used beyond its original design expectations. Also included is up-to-date information on the higher temperatu