If the exam is on boiler operation, this guide is your fast track to acing the test! It was written by a licensed professional engineer specifically for those who work with boilers and want to pass licensing exams. With this results-oriented review guide, you’ll save study time. The Boiler Operator’s Exam Preparation Guide focuses right in on exactly the kind of problems you will find on your exam. It’s packed with practice multiple choice, problem-solving, and essay questions to help you prepare—plus this guide shows you how to answer, step by step. Working at your own pace, you’ll polish up your problem-solving skills and build up your knowledge of the underlying theories of thermodynamics and mechanics. The Boiler Operator's Exam Preparation Guide is your one-stop source for acing any exam on boiler operation!
A unique, fix-it-fast reference for boiler operators, inspectors, maintenance engineers, and technicians. Thoroughly updated to reflect the current ASME Boiler Code. Makes an ideal study aid for those taking the Boiler Operator's Exam--includes over 3,000 questions with answers, 150 solved numerical problems, and 410 helpful illustrations.
Technology & Engineering by Kenneth E. Heselton, P.E.
This book was written specifically for boiler plant operators and supervisors who want to learn how to lower plant operating costs, as well as how to operate plants of all types and sizes more wisely. This newly revised edition provides guidelines for HRSGs, combined cycle systems, and environmental effects of boiler operation. Also included is a new chapter on refrigeration systems which addresses the environmental effects of inadvertent and intentional discharges of refrigerants. Going beyond the basics of "keeping the pressure up," the author explains in clear terms how to set effective priorities to assure optimum plant operation, including safety, continuity of operation, damage prevention, managing environmental impact, training replacement plant operators, logging and preserving historical data, and operating the plant economically.
Master Every Aspect of Heating Boiler Operation, Maintenance, and Repair—and Pass Your Licensing Exam with Flying Colors! Both a valuable on-the-job tool and a licensing exam study guide, the Heating Boiler Operator's Manual offers boiler professionals a clear, straightforward account of cutting-edge methods for the operation, maintenance, and repair of today's heating boilers. This essential reference provides everything needed to keep boilers used for steam heating, hot water heating, and hot water supply in peak condition. Written by a renowned boiler expert, this on-target resource takes readers through every heating boiler topic, ranging from the various boiler types...to design and fabrication methods...to accessories and fittings. The book fully examines modular boilers...fuel systems...boiler rooms...instruments and controls...water treatment...and much more. Packed with 100 detailed illustrations, the Heating Boiler Operator's Manual gives you: Complete details on emission controls and environmental constraints The latest code requirements and calculations In-depth coverage of new instruments and controls Safety requirements in boiler rooms Excellent preparation for the Heating Boiler Licensing Exam This All-in-One Operating Manual and Study Guide Explores • Boiler basics • Steam boilers • Hot water heating boilers • Hot water supply boilers • Hot water heaters • Cast iron boilers • Modular boilers • Boiler design • Boiler fabrication • Accessories and fittings • Fuel systems • Emission controls • Boiler rooms • Instruments and controls • Operation • Inspection • Maintenance • Repairs • Water treatment
The fourth edition of the book is richer in contents presenting updated information on the fundamental aspects of various processes related to thermal power plants. The major thrust in the book is given on the hands-on procedure to deal with the normal and emergency situations during plant operation. Beginning from the fundamentals, the book, explores the vast concepts of boilers, steam turbines and other auxiliary systems. Following a simple text format and easy-to-grasp language, the book explicates various real-life situation-related topics involving operation, commissioning, maintenance, electrical and instrumentation of a power plant. NEW TO THE FOURTH EDITION • The text now incorporates a new chapter on Environmental and Safety Aspects of Thermal Power Plants. • New sections on Softener, Water Treatment of Supercritical Boiler, Wet Mode and Dry Mode Operation of Supercritical Boiler, Electromatic Pressure Relief Valve, Pressure Reducing and Desuperheating (PRDS) System, Orsat Apparatus, and Safety Interlocks and Auto Control Logics in Boiler have been added in related chapters. • Several sections have been updated to provide the reader with the latest information. • A new appendix on Important Information on Power Generation has been incorporated into the text. Dealing with all the latest coverage, the book is written to address the requirements of the undergraduate students of power plant engineering. Besides this, the text would also cater to the needs of those candidates who are preparing for Boiler Operation Engineers (BOE) Examination and the undergraduate/postgraduate students who are pursuing courses in various power training institutes. The book will also be of immense use to the students of postgraduate diploma course in thermal power plant engineering. KEY FEATURES • Covers almost all the functional areas of thermal power plants in its systematically arranged topics. • Incorporates more than 500 self-test questions in chapter-end exercises to test the student’s grasp of the fundamental concepts and BOE Examination preparation. • Involves numerous well-labelled diagrams throughout the book leading to easy learning. • Provides several solved numerical problems that generally arise during the functioning of thermal power plants.
Boiler Operator's Workbook provides an overview of the latest information on safe and efficient operation of both low and high pressure boilers and related equipment. This edition is a complete instructional resource to be used in preparing to pass a boiler operator's license exam. All facets of steam boiler operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting are covered. Boiler Operator's Workbook has been updated with new technologies used with boilers, such as variable-frequency motor drives, PLC controls, low-NOx burners, rifled boiler tubes, reverse osmosis systems, thermal fluid power boilers, gas turbines, and cogeneration. The appendix has been expanded to include more tables of useful information and more boiler formulas which serve as a summary and review of common boiler operation calculations. A CD-ROM is included with this workbook and contains the following activities: * Quick Quizzesr * Illustrated Glossary * Flash Cards * Sample Licensing Exams * Master Mathr Problems * Media Clips * Link to ATPeResources.com
For the first time, novice and seasoned boiler personnel alike have a resource designed just for them.Steam and Hot Water Primer is a comprehensive guide to boiler operation and stationary engineering. Its purpose is to provide a fundamental understanding of boiler operation and maintenance for beginners, to prepare prospective licensing candidates for the boiler license exam, and to serve as a go-to reference guide for operations and maintenance personnel. With coverage of topics that other, similar books avoid like maintenance and troubleshooting, the authors have created an all-in-one resource that can be used throughout the stages of a boiler operator's career and that will also develop highly knowledgeable, highly skilled operators, prepared and ready for the 21st century. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.