Power Boiler Design, Inspection, and Repair: Per ASME Boiler and Pressure / Edition 1

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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

• Design Criteria, Formulas, Calculations
• Construction Materials and Methods
• Safety Valves
• Stamping of Code Symbols and Nameplates
• Data Reports
• Methods for Repair and Alteration

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071432023
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/27/2004
  • Series: Professional Engineering Ser.
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 628
  • Sales rank: 1,223,251
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.34 (d)

Meet the Author

Mohammad A. Malek, Ph.D., P.E. is an internationally recognized expert in boiler and pressure vessel technology. He is a professional engineer registered both in the United States and Canada with more than 30 years experience in design, construction, installation, operation, maintenance, inspection, and repair of boilers and pressure vessels. Dr. Malek has published numerous technical articles and authored chapters in books; is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, National Society of Professional Engineers, American Society of Safety Engineers, Association of Energy Engineers, Association for Facilities Engineers, International Facility Management Association, National Association of Power Engineers, and Society of Operations Engineers, UK; and is a speaker for ASME Code Section I – Power Boilers. Currently he is Chief Boiler Inspector for the State of Florida.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Boiler fundamentals 1
Ch. 2 Materials 21
Ch. 3 Boiler design 43
Ch. 4 Boiler piping 103
Ch. 5 Safety and safety relief valves 129
Ch. 6 Fabrication 161
Ch. 7 Watertube boilers 201
Ch. 8 Firetube boilers 241
Ch. 9 Feedwater heaters 289
Ch. 10 Miniature boilers 301
Ch. 11 Electric boilers 309
Ch. 12 Organic fluid vaporizers 321
Ch. 13 Shop inspection 333
Ch. 14 Stamping and data reports 349
Ch. 15 Auxiliaries and appurtenances 365
Ch. 16 Fuel systems 387
Ch. 17 Boiler controls 409
Ch. 18 Boiler installation 423
Ch. 19 Boiler operation 439
Ch. 20 In-service inspection 457
Ch. 21 Boiler maintenance 477
Ch. 22 Boiler repairs 495
Ch. 23 Water treatment 515
App. A Maximum stress values for ferrous materials 537
App. B Maximum stress values for nonferrous materials 545
App. C Dimensions of plates 549
App. D Dimension of heads 551
App. E Pipe thickness 555
App. F Tube thickness 557
App. G Charts for components under external pressure 559
App. H MAWP for watertubes 563
App. I Manufacturers' data report for watertube boilers 565
App. J Manufacturers' data report for firetube boilers 569
App. K Manufacturers' data report for miniature boilers 573
App. L Manufacturers' data report for electric boilers 577
App. M Manufacturers' data report for organic fluid vaporizer 581
App. N Manufacturers' data report for pressure piping 585
App. O Installing contractor's report for CSD-1 589
App. P First inspection report 593
App. Q Suggested format for welding procedure specifications (WPS) 597
App. R Unit conversions 601
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