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Boiler Operator's Guide, Fourth Edition

Product Code/ISBN: 9780070365742

This updated Fourth Edition of the Boiler Operator's Guide covers federal and state jurisdictional requirements, as well as changes to the ASME Boiler Code, such as the new confined space entry requirements. The content in this reference also includes coverage of the liberalization of the overseas requirement to obtain U.S. National Board Certification, and the use of new materials in boiler construction. Questions & answers are also included to help you review for oral and written license tests.

Table of Contents:

  • Boiler Systems, Classifications and Fundamental Operating Practices
  • Firetube Boilers
  • 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