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!
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
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.
A long awaited, thorough revision of the classic guide to boiler operation and maintenance. Quickly and easily solve any boiler problem—and prepare for your licensing exams—using the hands-on information contained in this fully updated, industry standard resource. The book covers all types of boilers and systems and clearly explains all processes, points out potential problems, and lays out the testing and troubleshooting procedures needed to maintain good performance. Boiler Operator’s Guide, Fifth Edition has been thoroughly overhauled to align with all current technologies and regulations, including the latest version of the ASME BPV code. You will get practice questions and answers to reinforce important points and study for the Boiler Operator’s or Stationary Engineer exam. The book serves as a go-to source for any critical information needed on boilers and their operation. •Completely updated to align with all applicable codes and standards•Provides data, calculations, specifications and techniques across all boiler systems•Thoroughly revised by a PE and renowned boiler and pressure vessel expert
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
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.
This new edition includes the latest information on safe and efficient operation of high pressure boilers and related equipment. The content and format of the book are specifically designed for use in preparation for obtaining a boiler operator's license. High Pressure Boilers is a complete instructional package for preparing to pass a boiler operator licensing exam. The text/workbook contains over 750 sample licensing exam questions from licensing exam agencies and expanded exam preparation techniques. The CD-ROM that is included inside the text contains four interactive Sample Licensing Exams. Coverage of the latest combustion control technology and EPA regulations and their implications have been included with this new edition. All aspects of high pressure boilers are discussed and illustrated, and a comprehensive glossary and new appendix provide helpful reference material. Contents include steam boiler operations, fittings, boiler operation safety, combustion and computer-assisted combustion controls, boiler water treatment, licensing, and a comprehensive illustrated Glossary. Exams follow the text in each chapter and are used to test understanding of the information presented in the chapter. Contents include: * Steam Boilers * Steam Boilers and Fittings * Boiler Room Systems * Steam and Water Accessories * Fuel Burning Equipment * Draft * Combustion * Combustion Controls * Instruments * Boiler Water Treatment * Steam Boiler Operation * Licensing * Appendix * Glossary * Index