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The classic guide to boiler operation and maintenance--revised to cover the latest technology and standards
Quickly and easily solve any boiler problem using the hands-on information contained in this fully updated, industry standard resource. The book clearly explains the many different types of boilers, operation, maintenance, inspection, and testing procedures and points out potential problems. This new edition has been thoroughly overhauled to align with all current regulations, including the latest version of the ASME BPV Code, and NB Inspection Code. You will get practice questions and answers to reinforce salient points and help you prepare for the Boiler Operator's or Stationary Engineer exam.
Boiler Operator's Guide, Fifth Edition covers:
- Firetube and watertube boilers - Electric and special application boilers - Boilers with new technology - Nuclear power steam generators - Fabrication by welding and NDT - Material testing, code strength, and stresses - Boiler connections and appurtenances - Combustion, burners, and controls - Boiler auxiliaries and external water treatment - Boiler water and in-service problems and inspections - Boiler plant training - List of jurisdictions
About the Author
Ray Wohlfarth is an international author and columnist on commercial and industrial boilers. He has written several other books on boilers including two on steam systems for the microbrewery industry. His articles appear in Plumbing & Mechanical, Engineered Systems, PM Engineer, RSES, National Board Bulletin, and Master Brewers Magazines. Anthony L. Kohan was a consultant with more than 30 years of experience as a technician, tester, and inspector of boiler pressure vessels and machinery. He 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.