Boiler Operator's Guide

  • Authors: Anthony L. Kohan
  • Published: October 1st 1997
  • Edition: 4
  • ISBN: 9780070365742
  • Format: Print
  • Pages: 752


If you're a boiler professional, the Fourth Edition of this classic guide offers you the latest guidelines for installing, operating, and maintaining boilers in all types of facilities. The book now covers federal and state jurisdictional requirements...changes to the ASME Boiler Code, such as the new confined space entry requirements... the liberalization of the overseas requirement to obtain U.S. National Board Certification...and the use of new materials in boiler construction. It also contains questions & answers that help you review for oral and written license tests.


Boiler Systems, Classifications and Fundamental Operating Practices. Firetube Biolers. 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.




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