Boiler Operator's Guide

Boiler Operator's Guide

by Anthony L. Kohan

Hardcover(3rd ed)

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780070356979
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 05/01/1991
Edition description: 3rd ed
Pages: 564
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.22(h) x 1.47(d)

About the Author

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, Standard Heating and Power Boiler Plant Questions and Answers, Pressure Vessel Systems, and Plant Services and Operations Handbook, all published by McGraw-Hill.

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.

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