Covers virtually all facets of boiler operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting!
The 4th edition of the Boiler Operator’s Workbook covers a wealth of material, utilizing a convenient question-and-answer format to provide detailed coverage of common boiler auxiliaries and operating techniques, as well as safety and efficiency of operation. Information is included on modern boiler water treatment techniques, construction and repair methods, waste heat recovery, controls, fuels, and draft. This new edition of the workbook also includes the latest information on instrumentation and PLC controls systems, variable frequency drives (VFDs), steam system optimization, reverse osmosis systems, and boiler start-up and shutdown procedures.
Boiler Operator’s Workbook serves as a useful refresher for boiler licensing examinations and for industrial and vocational boiler classes. The content contains expanded answers, many with illustrations, that help to clearly and concisely explain the theory and practice of steam plant operations. This invaluable reference also covers the math calculations that are integral to many licensing examinations. Additional explanation and sample problems are given on the CD-ROM included with the text.
An accompanying CD-ROM is designed as a self-study aid to enhance information presented in the book, and includes Quick Quizzes, Flash Cards, Master Math, an Illustrated Glossary, Sample Licensing Exams, Media Clips, and a link to ATPeResources.com. The Quick Quizzes provide an interactive review of topics in a chapter. Flash Cards present an interactive review of common boiler terms. The Master Math problems provide a review of typical math problems encountered by boiler operators. The Illustrated Glossary provides a helpful reference to terms commonly used in industry. The Sample Licensing Exams button accesses four 25-question exams that provide practice in preparing for a boiler operator’s license examination. The Media Clips button accesses a collection of video clips and animated graphics. (405 pp. 324 Illustrations. Soft Cover)
- Boiler Theory and Principles
- Boiler Construction and Design
- Steam Systems and Controls
- Water Supply Systems and Controls
- Water Treatment Systems and Controls
- Fuel Systems and Controls
- Draft and Flue Gas Systems and Controls
- Instrumentation and Control Systems
- Boiler Operation and Maintenance
- Boiler System Optimization